Event Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

Several upcoming events have been canceled or postponed due to concerns about the new coronavirus (COVID-19). Events listed on this page may be outdated, so please visit the event website or contact the event organizer for the latest information.
Event organizers can contact us to update their event’s information.

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.

Friday, July 10, 2020
Anything That Floats 2020-French Broad in Wonderland
Jul 10 – Jul 31 all-day
French Broad River Watershed

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Join RiverLink on the River July 10-31 for Anything That Floats 2020- French Broad in Wonderland!

We continue to take measures to ensure social distancing and are excited to offer an adapted version of the Anything That Floats Parade. This year we are hosting a semi-virtual river float with a flexible time frame that ensures you can safely experience the river while uniting for a common cause- clean water and the protection of our watershed!

Registration includes participation in the event, a free swag bag full of awesome goodies, a free raffle ticket for a chance to win some amazing prizes, and more! We look forward to seeing you on the river!

Sunday, September 27, 2020
“Empty Bowls” Flat Rock Backpack Program RESCHEDULED Sept. 27
Sep 27 @ 12:30 pm
The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness
Due to current public health concerns with COVID-19, the fourth annual “Empty
Bowls” fundraiser is postponed until Sunday, September 27, 2020. Current ticket holders are
encouraged to hold on to their tickets which will be honored at the event.
Although the fundraiser is being postponed, the Flat Rock Backpack Program will continue to
feed at-risk youth and their families at seven Henderson County schools. Donations are
gratefully accepted throughout the year, and tickets ($25 per person or $50 for a family of two
adults and children under 12) are still being sold by calling 828-693-9783.
Attendees receive one hand-crafted bowl per ticket holder (all donated by area potters) and a
meal featuring a variety of soups, breads and desserts. The autumn meal will take place inside
the Parish Hall at The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness, 1905 Greenville Hwy,
Flat Rock. Three seating times are offered at 12:30pm, 5pm and 6pm.
For the fourth year, local pottery artists are firing their kilns to help hungry
children in the greater Flat Rock area.
EMPTY BOWLS, a community meal benefitting the Flat Rock Backpack Program, will take place inside the Parish
Hall at The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness, 1905 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock.
There are three seatings with suggested reservations, 12:30pm, 5pm and 6pm.
Tickets are $25 per person or $50 for a family of two adults and children under 12 years old.
Each ticket includes one hand-crafted bowl (all donated by area potters) and a soup-based meal
(a variety of soups, breads and desserts).
Tickets will be available beginning Monday, March 2 at St. John in the Wilderness Parish House Office, from Backpack team members or at the door on the day of the event.
Please join us for this fun community event. Donations are gratefully accepted throughout the
year.