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.
Galleries & Museums
Art galleries located in Hendersonville, NC. This gallery guide features art galleries in Hendersonville and the Western North Carolina area and offer a variety of fine art.
Pack Place, Downtown
Explore the rich treasures of the earth at this museum called “a mini-Smithsonian of gems” by theÂ Washington Post. Allow one to three hours for a visit. Open Tues.-Sat. 10am-5pm.
Do you remember the roar of a big radial aircraft engine thundering into life? Or maybe you only have heard about it from Grand Dad’s reminiscences. Well it is still alive, and you can come hear it again here at the Western North Carolina Air Museum. Come see what is was like: When airports had grass strips and didn’t have fences. When you could wash the airplanes for a ride, and when you could walk right up to the flight line and see, touch, & smell the excitement, up close & personal… come back in time to the Western North Carolina Air Museum. Admission is free!
The museum, located at 400 North Main Street, exhibits North Carolina Minerals, Fluorescent Minerals, fossils, Geodes (our specialty), gemstones & Jewelry from our local Mineral Club, and a wonderful Gift Shop. Open 6 days/week and all year long. Admission is FREE.
Nestled in the foothills of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, this premier summer music festival and comprehensive music center has set the highest standards in performance and education for six decades.
The boyhood home of the author Thomas Wolfe (Look Homeward, Angel) is furnished with family posessions and open for tours (appx. 30 min.). A number of special events take place each year. Small admission fee.
As Western North Carolina’s all-inclusive art group for over 25 years, the Art League of Henderson County fosters, encourages, and develops public appreciation of all forms of visual arts. ALHC offers art classes and workshops through their Art Education Initiative. Non-members can participate. ALHC members can show their artwork at monthly rotating shows at the Henderson County Public Library and at special exhibits throughout the county. Meeting and workshop scheduled are available on the Art League Website.
The Center is the home of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, representing craft artists from Southern Appalachia. The Allanstand Craft Shop carries the work of over 300 of these guild members. Upstairs the Folk Art Center offers a gallery which showcases changing exhibits of regional and national scope. Daily craft demonstrations April-December. Open daily 9am-6pm, Apr.-Dec.; 9am-5pm Jan.-Mar. Admission is free.
Hands On! offers an affordable, educational and fun way to spend the day with your children, grandchildren, and students ages 1 – 10. This is a safe gathering place where kids can be kids while learning is nurtured. Field trips, special events, and birthday parties are welcome. We are located at 318 N. Main Street, between Black Bear Coffee and Pink Corsets.
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!
One of Asheville’s premier art galleries featuring contemporary fine art and craft by artists of the Southeastern United States.
The Henderson County Heritage Museum brings history alive as the story of Henderson County is told, from the Cherokee and pioneers who carved homes out of the wilderness to today.
Pack Place, Downtown
The museum houses its own impressive permanent collection of 20th century American art while also frequently playing host to visiting collections from other prestigious museums. Allow an hour or more for a visit. Open Tues.-Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 1-5pm. Fri. until 8pm in the summer.
at the UNC Asheville Kellog Center at 1181 Broyles Rd. in Hendersonville. Gallery hours are from 1 – 5p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. For more information call.