Looking for things to do in Hendersonville, NC? Whether you’re a local or just passing through we’ve got loads of great tips and events to help you find your perfect adventure.

Saturday, December 7, 2019
Nature Center Raffle Fundraiser
Dec 7 all-day
Buncombe County NC
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Nature Center Raffle Fundraiser
Dec 8 all-day
Buncombe County NC
Hendersonville Pub Crawl Benefiting Blue Ridge Humane Society
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Dry Falls Brewing Co.

Join us for a fun day out on the town, visiting all the best breweries Hendo has to offer! We’ll be starting at Dry Falls at 1 PM, then the lineup is as follows (all times approximate):

1 PM – 1:45 PM Dry Falls Brewing Co.

2 PM – 2:45 PM Sanctuary Brewing Company

3:00 – 3:45 Triskelion Brewing Company

4:00 – 4:45 Guidon Brewing Co.

5 PM – ?? Southern Appalachian Brewery

Tickets: $5 at the door (cash, check, and card accepted with cash preferred). No kids or pets please! All proceeds plus a percentage of sales are donated to Blue Ridge Humane Society! Event is organized by the Historic Hendersonville Pub Crawl. Please utilize free parking options near Dry Falls as their parking is limited and we don’t want to use all their parking after we’ve left!


Pan Harmonia: Community Benefit Concert
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm
St. Mary’s Episcopal

Flutist Kate Steinbeck performs with early music masters, Gail Ann Schroeder, viola da gamba, and Barbara Weiss, harpsichord. Music of JS Bach, GP Telemann and Wilhelmine von Bayreuth, older sister of Frederick the Great, Emperor of Prussia. Wilhelmine, also known as Princess of Prussia, lived from 1709 until 1758, was a gifted composer and lutenist.

Free admission: Donations encouraged!

Proceeds to benefit Beloved Asheville and Bountiful Baroque

BELOVED ASHEVILLE creates innovative solutions to some of the toughest challenges we face as a community. They try to put love into action daily through these solutions to make our community better.


Monday, December 9, 2019
Nature Center Raffle Fundraiser
Dec 9 all-day
Buncombe County NC
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Nature Center Raffle Fundraiser
Dec 10 all-day
Buncombe County NC
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Nature Center Raffle Fundraiser
Dec 11 all-day
Buncombe County NC
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Nature Center Raffle Fundraiser
Dec 12 all-day
Buncombe County NC
Friday, December 13, 2019
Nature Center Raffle Fundraiser
Dec 13 all-day
Buncombe County NC
YWCA Aquatics Presents: Float with a Flick Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm
YWCA Asheville

Kids ages 5-12 are invited to join YWCA Aquatics for Float with a Flick: A Parents-Night-Out Indoor Pool Party, Friday, December 13th! Doors open at 5, Movie will start at 5:30pm, when movie ends we will have open swim until 8:45pm. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone will be featured!
Cost is $5.00 per child. Families do not need to be members of YWCA to register!

Register online HERE or contact Kitty Schmidt at [email protected] or (828) 254-7206.
18th Annual Enter the Earth Xmas Party
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Enter the Earth

You’re invited to Enter the Earth’s 18th Annual Christmas party on Friday, Dec 13, 2019. Join us from 6-8pm at the Enter the Earth gallery in the Grove Arcade for nibbles and drinks and to kick off the raffle with all proceeds donated to LEAF Community Arts.

At 9pm we will head over to the Asheville Music Hall for a night of funk with George Porter Jr. featuring Joe Marcinek and the Josh Blake Trio. We also welcome local musicians to jam! Showtime is 9:30pm. There will be an online silent auction starting a week before the event. Keep an eye out for some AMAZING items to fulfill your holiday gift list and support LEAF as we enter our 25th year!  All proceeds from this event will also benefit LEAF Community Arts.

Friday, December 13th, 2019
6pm-8pm: FREE Pre-party at Enter the Earth

Grove Arcade
1 Page Ave Suite 125
Asheville, NC 28801

9pm-2am: ETE’s 18th Annual Xmas Party
Asheville Music Hall
31 Patton Ave
Asheville, NC 28801

Classic World Cinema at Flood Gallery
Dec 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Flood Gallery

Open donation. 

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Nature Center Raffle Fundraiser
Dec 14 all-day
Buncombe County NC
Family Movie Afternoon at the Fairview Library: The Grinch
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Fairview Library

Saturday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m.
Benedict Cumberbatch as The Grinch? Yes, please! Your holiday season isn’t complete unless you’ve spent time with this beloved curmudgeon. What will happen in this exciting, suspenseful, and, quite possibly, joyful holiday caper? Join us on Saturday, December 14th at 2pm to find out! This free film is rated PG and runs 90 minutes.

Monday, December 16, 2019
Free Holiday Movie Night Elf
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Orange Peel

Free Holiday Movie Night
Show: 7pm
Rated PG
Fully seated

Friday, December 20, 2019
Town and Mountain Realty’s 8th Annual Home for the Holidays FUNdraiser
Dec 20 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Orange Peel

Join us FRIDAY DECEMBER 20TH from 5PM – 10PM and share the love as we celebrate the season by supporting local non-profits that concentrate on the homeless population and those in crisis throughout our Asheville and WNC community. *Admission is by donation at the door, you choose what you want to give!* Your gift will go a long way to help members of our community have a place to call HOME. ALL proceeds will benefit 5 LOCAL non-profit organizations: Homeward Bound of WNC, Helpmate, BeLoved Asheville, Eliada, & Haywood Street Congregation! We have set our goal to raise $20,000! We are thrilled to have kids’ activities, visiting with Santa & Mrs. Claus, LIVE LOCAL music from LYRIC & Swing Step, photo booth fun, dinner & drinks, silent auction & raffle!

Classic World Cinema at Flood Gallery
Dec 20 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Flood Gallery

Open donation. 

Saturday, December 21, 2019
The Muppet Christmas Carol Movie Screening at Pack Library
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Pack Library

Saturday, Dec. 21 at 1 p.m.
It’s that time of the year…for our annual screening of The Muppet Christmas Carol held in our auditorium! We’ll have treats and beverages. Bring your sleeping bag, blanket, or pillow if you want to sit or lie down in the front to watch. Chairs will be out as well.  Program is free, all ages are welcome.

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at Dry Falls Brewing Co.
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Dry Falls Brewing Co.

Dry Falls is teaming up with Blue Ridge Humane Society and Henderson County Animal Shelters!

Together we are hosting an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party for you and your pup!

We will have prizes for the best dressed Pair/family.

We are asking for donations. We need blankets, toys, food, towels, treats etc for the shelter. Or a present for a pup to open on Christmas Morning. Or better yet give a dog the ultimate present – a forever home.

Photos will be posted of the dogs that are needing homes.

Hope Griffin will be singing from 2-4pm!

Join us for tail wagging time!

Friday, December 27, 2019
Classic World Cinema at Flood Gallery
Dec 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Flood Gallery

Open donation.