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.

Jul
24
Wed
2019
Diabetes and PCOS Educational Support Groups
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Nutritious Thoughts is offering two new educational support groups.  The Diabetes Education and Support Group is open to members of the community who have diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational) and would benefit from extra education and support around this disease. The group will meet for an hour on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 pm at the Nutritious Thoughts office and will include a short education provided by Registered Dietitian, Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN. The gatherings will also include plenty of time for peer support for members to help each other deal with the daily demands of life with diabetes.

 “I’m excited to be able to offer this group as there’s a real need for education and support around this issue that is so common in our community,” stated Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN.

The second group is open to all those dealing with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and looking for more comradery and assistance in navigating their relationship with food and PCOS.  This group will be led by Registered Dietitian, Katie Rhodes, RD, LDN, and will be held the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7 pm at Nutritious Thoughts.

BMC Artist Faculty: Schumann Piano Quartet @ Ingram Auditorium at Brevard College
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm

Composed in 1842 during Schumann’s “Chamber Music Year,” the Piano Quartet is a deeply Romantic statement built upon a reflective introduction, song-like melodies, and a lively scherzo. Finzi’s Interlude for Oboe and String Quartet and Clarke’s Viola Sonata are also featured.

Jul
25
Thu
2019
DREAM THEATER THE DISTANCE OVER TIME TOUR Presale events begin online only on Thursday, July 25th
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The U.S. Cellular Center Asheville is announce Dream Theater: The Distance Over Time Tour – Celebrating 20 Years of Scenes From A Memory at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium on Wednesday, October 9th. Two-time Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans Dream Theater are currently in the middle of a successful European tour. With three weeks left on that run, the band is turning its attention back to North America with the announcement of the next leg of the acclaimed The Distance Over Time Tour – Celebrating 20 Years of Scenes From A Memory. VENUE PRESALE (ONLINE ONLY): Thursday, July 25th, 10am – 10pm ET
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USCellularCenterAsheville.com. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 26th at 10am ET online and at the U.S. Cellular Center Asheville Box Office.

Die Fledermaus @ Porter Center at Brevard College
Jul 25 @ 7:30 pm

PERFORMANCE & ARTIST DETAILS
Janiec Opera Company of the Brevard Music Center
Brevard Festival Orchestra
Dean Anthony, stage director
Michael Sakir, conductor
Eileen Downey, chorus master

STRAUSS, JR. Die Fledermaus

Sung in English with English supertitles

Lead Sponsor: Nancy Trentini

Please note: All seating is reserved.

Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance. 

Jul
26
Fri
2019
Flat Rock Playhouse Presents All Shook Up July 26-Aug.18 @ Flat Rock Playhouse Leiman Mainstage
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm

Performances Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 2:00 PM.

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley at the Flat Rock Playhouse in the upcoming production, All Shook Up! A famous Broadway musical hit, All Shook Up combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with the rock & roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl with big dreams, a stick-in-the-mud mayor who has squashed any fun in her town, and the surprise visit of a leather-jacketed, guitar-playing, hip-swinging stranger. Experience the magic of rock & roll, gospel, romance, mistaken identities alongside Broadway-caliber musical numbers and hits such as, “Love Me Tender,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love”.

Ole Tyme Pickers for Friday Bluegrass @ Big Willow Community Building
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Ole Tyme Pickers play traditional bluegrass and country music. This local band is hosting free evenings of bluegrass and country music on the second and fourth Fridays of each month at the Big Willow Community Building. (Located behind Beulah Church.) Performances begin at 7pm. The entire community is welcome. Please join us for an evening of great music.

Jul
27
Sat
2019
Flat Rock Playhouse Presents All Shook Up July 26-Aug.18 @ Flat Rock Playhouse Leiman Mainstage
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm

Performances Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 2:00 PM.

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley at the Flat Rock Playhouse in the upcoming production, All Shook Up! A famous Broadway musical hit, All Shook Up combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with the rock & roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl with big dreams, a stick-in-the-mud mayor who has squashed any fun in her town, and the surprise visit of a leather-jacketed, guitar-playing, hip-swinging stranger. Experience the magic of rock & roll, gospel, romance, mistaken identities alongside Broadway-caliber musical numbers and hits such as, “Love Me Tender,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love”.

Jul
28
Sun
2019
Flat Rock Playhouse Presents All Shook Up July 26-Aug.18 @ Flat Rock Playhouse Leiman Mainstage
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm

Performances Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 2:00 PM.

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley at the Flat Rock Playhouse in the upcoming production, All Shook Up! A famous Broadway musical hit, All Shook Up combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with the rock & roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl with big dreams, a stick-in-the-mud mayor who has squashed any fun in her town, and the surprise visit of a leather-jacketed, guitar-playing, hip-swinging stranger. Experience the magic of rock & roll, gospel, romance, mistaken identities alongside Broadway-caliber musical numbers and hits such as, “Love Me Tender,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love”.

Jul
31
Wed
2019
Flat Rock Playhouse Presents All Shook Up July 26-Aug.18 @ Flat Rock Playhouse Leiman Mainstage
Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm

Performances Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 2:00 PM.

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley at the Flat Rock Playhouse in the upcoming production, All Shook Up! A famous Broadway musical hit, All Shook Up combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with the rock & roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl with big dreams, a stick-in-the-mud mayor who has squashed any fun in her town, and the surprise visit of a leather-jacketed, guitar-playing, hip-swinging stranger. Experience the magic of rock & roll, gospel, romance, mistaken identities alongside Broadway-caliber musical numbers and hits such as, “Love Me Tender,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love”.

Aug
1
Thu
2019
Flat Rock Playhouse Presents All Shook Up July 26-Aug.18 @ Flat Rock Playhouse Leiman Mainstage
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm

Performances Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 2:00 PM.

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley at the Flat Rock Playhouse in the upcoming production, All Shook Up! A famous Broadway musical hit, All Shook Up combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with the rock & roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl with big dreams, a stick-in-the-mud mayor who has squashed any fun in her town, and the surprise visit of a leather-jacketed, guitar-playing, hip-swinging stranger. Experience the magic of rock & roll, gospel, romance, mistaken identities alongside Broadway-caliber musical numbers and hits such as, “Love Me Tender,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love”.

Aug
2
Fri
2019
Flat Rock Playhouse Presents All Shook Up July 26-Aug.18 @ Flat Rock Playhouse Leiman Mainstage
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm

Performances Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 2:00 PM.

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley at the Flat Rock Playhouse in the upcoming production, All Shook Up! A famous Broadway musical hit, All Shook Up combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with the rock & roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl with big dreams, a stick-in-the-mud mayor who has squashed any fun in her town, and the surprise visit of a leather-jacketed, guitar-playing, hip-swinging stranger. Experience the magic of rock & roll, gospel, romance, mistaken identities alongside Broadway-caliber musical numbers and hits such as, “Love Me Tender,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love”.

Brevard Music Festival Finale Weekend Features Rachmaninoff 2, Stravinsky’s Firebird, and Mahler 2 @ Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium Brevard Music Center
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm
On Friday, August 2 at 7:30 p.m., BMC Artistic Director Keith Lockhart takes center stage with the Brevard Concert Orchestra in a performance of Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2. The evening’s program also features Maslanka’s Hymn for World Peace and Mackey’s Aurora Awakes, performed by the Brevard Symphonic Winds under the direction of Kraig Alan Williams. 
 
On Saturday, August 3 at 7:30 p.m., BMC Resident Conductor Ken Lam leads the Brevard Sinfonia in Stravinsky’s vibrant and rhythmic Firebird Suite, composed for Diaghilev’s famed Ballets Russes. Additional works include the composer’s Song of the Nightingale, as well as Liadov’s From The Apocalypse and the Brevard debut of violinist SooBeen Lee in Sibelius’ Violin Concerto in D minor.
 
On Sunday, August 4 at 3:00 p.m., BMC Artistic Director Keith Lockhart, the Brevard Music Center Orchestra, and hundreds of artists fill the WPA stage for the season finale performance of Mahler 2. Mezzo-soprano Susan Platts, soprano Ilana Davidson, and the Brevard Music Festival Chorus, under the direction of chorus master David Gresham, are also featured in Mahler’s impassioned and apocalyptic Resurrection Symphony.
Aug
3
Sat
2019
Flat Rock Playhouse Presents All Shook Up July 26-Aug.18 @ Flat Rock Playhouse Leiman Mainstage
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm

Performances Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 2:00 PM.

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley at the Flat Rock Playhouse in the upcoming production, All Shook Up! A famous Broadway musical hit, All Shook Up combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with the rock & roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl with big dreams, a stick-in-the-mud mayor who has squashed any fun in her town, and the surprise visit of a leather-jacketed, guitar-playing, hip-swinging stranger. Experience the magic of rock & roll, gospel, romance, mistaken identities alongside Broadway-caliber musical numbers and hits such as, “Love Me Tender,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love”.

Aug
4
Sun
2019
Flat Rock Playhouse Presents All Shook Up July 26-Aug.18 @ Flat Rock Playhouse Leiman Mainstage
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm

Performances Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 2:00 PM.

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley at the Flat Rock Playhouse in the upcoming production, All Shook Up! A famous Broadway musical hit, All Shook Up combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with the rock & roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl with big dreams, a stick-in-the-mud mayor who has squashed any fun in her town, and the surprise visit of a leather-jacketed, guitar-playing, hip-swinging stranger. Experience the magic of rock & roll, gospel, romance, mistaken identities alongside Broadway-caliber musical numbers and hits such as, “Love Me Tender,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love”.

Aug
7
Wed
2019
Flat Rock Playhouse Presents All Shook Up July 26-Aug.18 @ Flat Rock Playhouse Leiman Mainstage
Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm

Performances Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 2:00 PM.

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley at the Flat Rock Playhouse in the upcoming production, All Shook Up! A famous Broadway musical hit, All Shook Up combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with the rock & roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl with big dreams, a stick-in-the-mud mayor who has squashed any fun in her town, and the surprise visit of a leather-jacketed, guitar-playing, hip-swinging stranger. Experience the magic of rock & roll, gospel, romance, mistaken identities alongside Broadway-caliber musical numbers and hits such as, “Love Me Tender,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love”.

Aug
8
Thu
2019
Flat Rock Playhouse Presents All Shook Up July 26-Aug.18 @ Flat Rock Playhouse Leiman Mainstage
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm

Performances Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 2:00 PM.

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley at the Flat Rock Playhouse in the upcoming production, All Shook Up! A famous Broadway musical hit, All Shook Up combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with the rock & roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl with big dreams, a stick-in-the-mud mayor who has squashed any fun in her town, and the surprise visit of a leather-jacketed, guitar-playing, hip-swinging stranger. Experience the magic of rock & roll, gospel, romance, mistaken identities alongside Broadway-caliber musical numbers and hits such as, “Love Me Tender,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love”.

Lyle Lovett and his Large Band @ Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium Brevard Music Center
Aug 8 @ 7:30 pm

One of music’s most vibrant and iconic performers, Lyle Lovett breaks down barriers with a distinct fusion of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel, and blues.

Lead Sponsor: Platt Architecture

Please note: Auditorium seating is reserved.  Lawn seating is general admission.

Aug
9
Fri
2019
Flat Rock Playhouse Presents All Shook Up July 26-Aug.18 @ Flat Rock Playhouse Leiman Mainstage
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm

Performances Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 2:00 PM.

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley at the Flat Rock Playhouse in the upcoming production, All Shook Up! A famous Broadway musical hit, All Shook Up combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with the rock & roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl with big dreams, a stick-in-the-mud mayor who has squashed any fun in her town, and the surprise visit of a leather-jacketed, guitar-playing, hip-swinging stranger. Experience the magic of rock & roll, gospel, romance, mistaken identities alongside Broadway-caliber musical numbers and hits such as, “Love Me Tender,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love”.

Aug
10
Sat
2019
Flat Rock Playhouse Presents All Shook Up July 26-Aug.18 @ Flat Rock Playhouse Leiman Mainstage
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm

Performances Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 2:00 PM.

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley at the Flat Rock Playhouse in the upcoming production, All Shook Up! A famous Broadway musical hit, All Shook Up combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with the rock & roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl with big dreams, a stick-in-the-mud mayor who has squashed any fun in her town, and the surprise visit of a leather-jacketed, guitar-playing, hip-swinging stranger. Experience the magic of rock & roll, gospel, romance, mistaken identities alongside Broadway-caliber musical numbers and hits such as, “Love Me Tender,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love”.

The Big EZ’s Free Concert in the Park @ Cecil Park near Hickory Tavern
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We invite you to bring your family, friends and neighbors and enjoy a musical evening in Biltmore Park Town Square.  Grab a blanket and join us in Cecil Park, the green space near Hickory Tavern and Brixx Wood Fired Pizza, for Concerts in the Park.  The annual Concerts in the Park are held once a month, May – September, from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Concerts are FREE and open to the public.  Come enjoy two full hours of live music, dancing and fun for the whole family.
***Concerts in the Park will be held rain or shine.  In the event of inclement weather the concert will be moved inside Hickory Tavern***