Hands On WNC

Hands On’s mission is to provide children and families with “hands on” educational experiences that stimulate the imagination and motivate learning in a fun, safe environment.

Camera Club of Hendersonville

Camera Club of Hendersonville is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. General Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of every month at the Henderson County Chamber of Commerce Building located at the intersection of Kanuga Road and Church Street in Hendersonville. Meetings begin at 6:30pm. Visitors and Members enter through the back entrance of the building. Park in either the Chamber parking on the back and side of the building or in the lot across Kanuga Road.

Lions Clubs International

Lions members in 194 countries and geographic areas answer the needs that challenge the communities of the world. Lions tackle tough problems like blindness, drug abuse prevention and diabetes awareness.

Apple Valley Model Railroad & Museum

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!

Kiwanis International

Kiwanis International is a thriving organization of service- and community-minded individuals who support children and young adults around the world. More than 600,000 Kiwanis-fAMily members in 96 countries make their mark by responding to the needs of their communities and pooling their resources to address worldwide issues

Art League of Henderson County

The Art League of Henderson County is – like art itself – for everyone, and our membership is open to both artists and art lovers. Since its founding in 1972, members of the Art League have believed in the value of the visual arts to our community. The Art League offers diverse opportunities to enrich the cultural life of Henderson County through public programs and art projects throughout the year. For artists, the League provides opportunities to exhibit their art and improve their skills. These include workshops, artist open studio tours, lectures and demonstrations.  Program events offer an opportunity for members and visitors to interact and learn.  Small, informal groups gather to share ideas, offer advice, and build camaraderie. Field trips to museums and special exhibits are scheduled to a variety of venues.