Located in historic Saluda, with outdoor dining available as well as live music on Thursday and Saturday night, The Purple Onion features a variety of ethnically inspired dishes with an emphasis on the Mediterranean’s simple and healthful cuisine. The menu offers pizzas, pasta, seafood, vegetarian and meat dishes using locally raised trout and organic locally grown produce when available, antibiotic and hormone free meats and poultry. Fresh locally roasted coffee and espresso are available as well as a selection of fine wines and beers including biodynamic and organic selections.
Hendersonville's entertainment scene is known for its professional excellence in music and theater as well as its general laid-backness attitude. Take a deep breath of fresh mountain air and join the fun!
The AVMRC has two free open house’s every week that have been enjoyed by grandparents and grandchildren, as well as kids of all ages for over 2 decades. We offer two operating model RR’s with our inside HO scale layout having 2,000 feet of track. Our new outside layout is a larger G scale. Kids can run a Thomas or Emily train while there. Additionally, we have many historic pictures and items about railroads on display. The Depot is open to the public Saturday from 10 AM until 2 PM and Wednesday afternoon from 1 PM to 3 PM. Admission is free!
WNC’s premier party bus service featuring sleek customized limobuses outfitted like rolling nightclubs! 27″TV/DVD, satellite radio, custom stereo, club lighting, 7′ ceiling. Great pricing for any event from kids b-days, casino runs, bach/ette parties, bar crawls. ‘Round the block, ’round the clock.
Bullington Gardens, once the nursery of Bob Bullington, is a public botanical garden on 12 acres of rolling land providing hands-on education in horticulture and other sciences to students, youth clubs and adults. These gardens incorporate some of the many unusual mature trees that Mr. Bullington collected and introduced to the area. Visitors are welcome to visit and enjoy the gardens and facilities.
The Old Farmers Ball (OFB) is a large group of WNC (mostly Asheville) residents who, as a community, participate in, promote, and sponsor various community dance events each week.
Hendersonville, as a small community, can be proud that it has its very own symphony orchestra. As a symphony orchestra, we not only perform a six-concert season, we also make a significant contribution to the community by providing performance opportunities, scholarships and musical enrichment and education programs for the young people of the area.
Most people aren’t aware that Western North Carolina is the brewing capital of the Southeast. In fact, on just about any day of the year, one can select from about 50 locally brewed craft beers.
The concerts are every Friday evening from June until August at the Visitors Information Center, located at 201 South Main Street in Hendersonville, NC. Music On Main Street showcases a diverse lineup of musical talents, from pop, oldies, beach, rock, blues, to contemporary music. Put on your dancing shoes and head to Music On Main Street for some good toe tapping tunes, where there is a dance area in front of the stage.
Hannah Flanagan’s Irish Pub located on Main Street in downtown Hendersonville, NC offers outside dining, daily drink specials & delicious Irish Pub food!
Flat Rock Playhouse is a professional, non-profit theatre located in the village of Flat Rock, NC known for quality productions of popular musicals, comedies, and dramas.