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.

Mar
22
Fri
2019
Volunteer Workday- Florence Nature Preserve @ Conserving Carolina
Mar 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Details: Help restore natural habitat and protect rare plants and wildlife by removing non-native, invasive plants and maintaining an important meadow habitat.
Volunteers will hike about one moderate mile and will learn invasive plant ID. Wear closed-toe shoes, long pants, and bring water, snacks, and lunch. Extra water and snacks will be provided.
Meet at our Hendersonville office at 9:15AM to carpool or at the Upper Hickory Nut Gorge Trailhead (3836 Gerton HWY) at 10:00AM.
To RSVP or for more information email [email protected] or call Olivia at 828-697-5777 ext. 211
More info URL: https://conservingcarolina.org/event/florence-nature-preserve-workday-7/

Mar
23
Sat
2019
Forest Wildflower Hike @ Holmes Educational State Forest
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join NC Forest Rangers for a moderate, ¾ mile hike to observe and identify early spring wildflowers. Call now (828 692-0100) or email ([email protected]) to reserve your spot! You MUST SIGN UP for this program to participate. Hiking through this diverse forest ecosystem we are likely to see plenty of Oconee Bells, Trout Lilies, Bloodroot and more! The program is limited to 20 people but if there is enough interest another hike may be offered. We will meet near the main kiosk in the parking lot at 10am. We recommend bringing comfortable shoes, a water bottle, a camera, and a wildflower field guide if you have one. The guided hike is set to end at 12pm but there is much more at Holmes Educational State Forest to explore on your own time! We offer hiking trails, picnic areas, and a variety of educational exhibits. NCEE and CEU credit available upon request.

Rocky Cove Railroad Exhibit @ NC Arboretum
Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On exhibit Saturdays and Sundays from 12 – 4 p.m., Rocky Cove Railroad is a G-Scale (garden scale) model train that demonstrates the coming of trains to western North Carolina at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibit is located below the Grand Promenade. Please note, Rocky Cove Railroad will not operate in rainy or wet conditions.

Mar
24
Sun
2019
Rocky Cove Railroad Exhibit @ NC Arboretum
Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On exhibit Saturdays and Sundays from 12 – 4 p.m., Rocky Cove Railroad is a G-Scale (garden scale) model train that demonstrates the coming of trains to western North Carolina at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibit is located below the Grand Promenade. Please note, Rocky Cove Railroad will not operate in rainy or wet conditions.

Mar
25
Mon
2019
Free Senior Yoga Classes
Mar 25 @ 4:30 pm

Free Senior Yoga Classes

Did you know that every Monday at 4:30 p.m. the Leicester Community Center hosts a free Yoga class for seniors? Whether you’re in your 60’s, 70’s, or beyond, Yoga is a fantastic, low-impact workout for seniors.

According to the AARP, practicing Yoga:

Reduces Anxiety
Protects Your Joints
Brings Strength and Balance
Sharpens Your Mind
Bosses Your Mood
Helps Improve Your Quality of Health and Life
The Leicester Community Center is located at 2979 New Leicester Highway. The classes last for about an hour. Regular classes begin after the senior classes end at 6 p.m.

For more information about the recurring event, email [email protected], or give them a call at 828.250.4260.

Mar
30
Sat
2019
Rocky Cove Railroad Exhibit @ NC Arboretum
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On exhibit Saturdays and Sundays from 12 – 4 p.m., Rocky Cove Railroad is a G-Scale (garden scale) model train that demonstrates the coming of trains to western North Carolina at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibit is located below the Grand Promenade. Please note, Rocky Cove Railroad will not operate in rainy or wet conditions.

Mar
31
Sun
2019
Rocky Cove Railroad Exhibit @ NC Arboretum
Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On exhibit Saturdays and Sundays from 12 – 4 p.m., Rocky Cove Railroad is a G-Scale (garden scale) model train that demonstrates the coming of trains to western North Carolina at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibit is located below the Grand Promenade. Please note, Rocky Cove Railroad will not operate in rainy or wet conditions.

Apr
1
Mon
2019
Free Senior Yoga Classes
Apr 1 @ 4:30 pm

Free Senior Yoga Classes

Did you know that every Monday at 4:30 p.m. the Leicester Community Center hosts a free Yoga class for seniors? Whether you’re in your 60’s, 70’s, or beyond, Yoga is a fantastic, low-impact workout for seniors.

According to the AARP, practicing Yoga:

Reduces Anxiety
Protects Your Joints
Brings Strength and Balance
Sharpens Your Mind
Bosses Your Mood
Helps Improve Your Quality of Health and Life
The Leicester Community Center is located at 2979 New Leicester Highway. The classes last for about an hour. Regular classes begin after the senior classes end at 6 p.m.

For more information about the recurring event, email [email protected], or give them a call at 828.250.4260.

Apr
6
Sat
2019
Rocky Cove Railroad Exhibit @ NC Arboretum
Apr 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On exhibit Saturdays and Sundays from 12 – 4 p.m., Rocky Cove Railroad is a G-Scale (garden scale) model train that demonstrates the coming of trains to western North Carolina at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibit is located below the Grand Promenade. Please note, Rocky Cove Railroad will not operate in rainy or wet conditions.

Apr
7
Sun
2019
Rocky Cove Railroad Exhibit @ NC Arboretum
Apr 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On exhibit Saturdays and Sundays from 12 – 4 p.m., Rocky Cove Railroad is a G-Scale (garden scale) model train that demonstrates the coming of trains to western North Carolina at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibit is located below the Grand Promenade. Please note, Rocky Cove Railroad will not operate in rainy or wet conditions.

Apr
8
Mon
2019
Free Senior Yoga Classes
Apr 8 @ 4:30 pm

Free Senior Yoga Classes

Did you know that every Monday at 4:30 p.m. the Leicester Community Center hosts a free Yoga class for seniors? Whether you’re in your 60’s, 70’s, or beyond, Yoga is a fantastic, low-impact workout for seniors.

According to the AARP, practicing Yoga:

Reduces Anxiety
Protects Your Joints
Brings Strength and Balance
Sharpens Your Mind
Bosses Your Mood
Helps Improve Your Quality of Health and Life
The Leicester Community Center is located at 2979 New Leicester Highway. The classes last for about an hour. Regular classes begin after the senior classes end at 6 p.m.

For more information about the recurring event, email [email protected], or give them a call at 828.250.4260.

Apr
12
Fri
2019
Community Garden Cleanup Day at The Free Clinics @ The Free Clinics
Apr 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come help us prep our beds for the new planting year! We need approximately 10-20 volunteers to come help us turn our soil, amend it with compost and fertilizer, rebuild planting boxes, and other garden tasks. Please contact [email protected] if you would like to help for any part of the day. Many hands make light work!

Apr
13
Sat
2019
Rocky Cove Railroad Exhibit @ NC Arboretum
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On exhibit Saturdays and Sundays from 12 – 4 p.m., Rocky Cove Railroad is a G-Scale (garden scale) model train that demonstrates the coming of trains to western North Carolina at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibit is located below the Grand Promenade. Please note, Rocky Cove Railroad will not operate in rainy or wet conditions.

Apr
14
Sun
2019
Rocky Cove Railroad Exhibit @ NC Arboretum
Apr 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On exhibit Saturdays and Sundays from 12 – 4 p.m., Rocky Cove Railroad is a G-Scale (garden scale) model train that demonstrates the coming of trains to western North Carolina at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibit is located below the Grand Promenade. Please note, Rocky Cove Railroad will not operate in rainy or wet conditions.

Apr
15
Mon
2019
Free Senior Yoga Classes
Apr 15 @ 4:30 pm

Free Senior Yoga Classes

Did you know that every Monday at 4:30 p.m. the Leicester Community Center hosts a free Yoga class for seniors? Whether you’re in your 60’s, 70’s, or beyond, Yoga is a fantastic, low-impact workout for seniors.

According to the AARP, practicing Yoga:

Reduces Anxiety
Protects Your Joints
Brings Strength and Balance
Sharpens Your Mind
Bosses Your Mood
Helps Improve Your Quality of Health and Life
The Leicester Community Center is located at 2979 New Leicester Highway. The classes last for about an hour. Regular classes begin after the senior classes end at 6 p.m.

For more information about the recurring event, email [email protected], or give them a call at 828.250.4260.

Apr
20
Sat
2019
Rocky Cove Railroad Exhibit @ NC Arboretum
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On exhibit Saturdays and Sundays from 12 – 4 p.m., Rocky Cove Railroad is a G-Scale (garden scale) model train that demonstrates the coming of trains to western North Carolina at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibit is located below the Grand Promenade. Please note, Rocky Cove Railroad will not operate in rainy or wet conditions.

Apr
21
Sun
2019
Rocky Cove Railroad Exhibit @ NC Arboretum
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On exhibit Saturdays and Sundays from 12 – 4 p.m., Rocky Cove Railroad is a G-Scale (garden scale) model train that demonstrates the coming of trains to western North Carolina at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibit is located below the Grand Promenade. Please note, Rocky Cove Railroad will not operate in rainy or wet conditions.

Apr
22
Mon
2019
Free Senior Yoga Classes
Apr 22 @ 4:30 pm

Free Senior Yoga Classes

Did you know that every Monday at 4:30 p.m. the Leicester Community Center hosts a free Yoga class for seniors? Whether you’re in your 60’s, 70’s, or beyond, Yoga is a fantastic, low-impact workout for seniors.

According to the AARP, practicing Yoga:

Reduces Anxiety
Protects Your Joints
Brings Strength and Balance
Sharpens Your Mind
Bosses Your Mood
Helps Improve Your Quality of Health and Life
The Leicester Community Center is located at 2979 New Leicester Highway. The classes last for about an hour. Regular classes begin after the senior classes end at 6 p.m.

For more information about the recurring event, email [email protected], or give them a call at 828.250.4260.

Apr
27
Sat
2019
Late Spring Forest Walk @ DuPont State Recreational Forest
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

On this walk, we’ll take a leisurely walk from the Visitor Center (89 Buck Forest Road, Cedar Mountain) toward the waterfalls, discussing the unfolding of spring and taking a look at some tree buds in the early stages of opening as well as any blooming wildflowers. We will learn about the forest ecosystem as well as some of the history and management of DuPont State Recreational Forest. We will also search for evidence of amphibians that are active in early spring. Hike will be a moderately strenuous 2 miles. Event will be canceled in the event of inclement weather. SIGN-UP IS REQUIRED.

Rocky Cove Railroad Exhibit @ NC Arboretum
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On exhibit Saturdays and Sundays from 12 – 4 p.m., Rocky Cove Railroad is a G-Scale (garden scale) model train that demonstrates the coming of trains to western North Carolina at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibit is located below the Grand Promenade. Please note, Rocky Cove Railroad will not operate in rainy or wet conditions.