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 Events listed on this page may be outdated, so please visit the event website or contact the event organizer for the latest information.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.

Saturday, March 28, 2020
ART Party Asheville Art Museum POSTPONED Ticket holders email [email protected] with questions.
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Asheville Art Museum

The Asheville Art Museum will hold a dynamic new “fun” raising, fundraiser event. ART Party 2020 will feature live music, dancing, event-specific installations, and performance art in partnership with UNC Asheville students, faculty, and local, contemporary artists. Guests will also enjoy light food and drink, a silent auction, and raffle.
Cost (includes one drink ticket): $60 Members, $65 non-members.

Sunday, March 29, 2020
“Empty Bowls” Flat Rock Backpack Program
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm
The Episcopal Church of St. John in the WildernessThe Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness
For the fourth year, local pottery artists are firing their kilns to help hungry
children in the greater Flat Rock area.
On Sunday, March 29, 2020, EMPTY BOWLS, a community meal benefitting the Flat Rock Backpack Program.
There are three seating options 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
Sunday, April 5, 2020
Annual Palm Sunday Luncheonby Greek Orthodox CANCELLED
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church







This year will mark the 55th year for the fundraising luncheon.

Food service begins at 11am and continues until 2 pm.

An array of delicious foods like the béchamel topped pistachio, spanakopita (spinach & buttery filo), keftethes (meatballs)… will be offered. The pastries table will be filled with all the favorite Greek pastries like Baklava, Kourambiethes, Galatoboureko, and many more. Think honey, nuts and, yes….buttery filo. They are the perfect finale to the vast buffet of savory foods you will find here. There will be Greek music and dance presentations as well.

Proceeds from the Ladies Philoptochos Society luncheon go to charities world-wide, and locally to programs for the homeless, children & hunger.

Sunday, April 19, 2020
Earth Love: Flock Together Celebration
Apr 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Roots Wings School & Design


We will be offering numerous activities for all ages based around caring for and saving our earth, food, drinks, a raffle and more!!

ALL of the funds raised for any Flock Together event go directly toward our Community Outreach classes which are accessible to underserved communities across Asheville.

Friday, April 24, 2020
Salon 2020: A Benefit for The Free Clinics
Apr 24 all-day
The Oriole Mill

The Free Clinics’s longest-running event, Salon is an evening of fine wine and food, art and entertainment, and engaging conversations, all in an unexpected setting. Hosted at The Oriole Mill, guests nibble and sip on delicious offerings from generous local chefs and beverage purveyors while browsing and bidding on the array of unique items and experiences that comprise our silent auction.

Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit The Free Clinics, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free high-quality healthcare to our low-income, uninsured neighbors in Henderson and Polk Counties.

Saturday, April 25, 2020
Just Brew It Homebrew Festival
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Wedge Foundation

Just Brew It is a homebrew competition and tasting in Asheville benefiting the work of Just Economics.  The festival has traditionally taken place in late Spring/early Summer and features more than 100 different beers and more than 50 amazing homebrewers.  The competing homebrewers are some of the finest specialty homebrewers in the region.

Just Brew It draws a diverse group of people from around the area. To attend, you must be a 2020 member of Just Economics.  Just Economics members sample the homebrew and vote for their favorites alongside other homebrew judges as brewers compete for awards and prizes.

This year, Just Brew It will be at the Wedge Foundation. Hours are 2-5pm on April 25th with VIP tasting beginning at 1pm. This event raises much needed funds for Just Economics and always promises good times.

Just Brew It 2020 Sponsors

For a menu of sponsorship opportunities for 2020, click HERE.


To apply as a competing brewer, click HERE.


To make a sponsorship contribution, click HERE.


Carolina Eye Care

Mr. Appliance of Asheville

Range Urgent Care

Sugar Hollow Solar

Matt and Molly Team

Céline and Company Catering

Self-Help Credit Union






    Saturday, May 2, 2020
    St John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church Bazzar
    May 2 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm
    St John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church

      “The Bazaar at St. John in the Wilderness” will be held Saturday, May
    2, 2020 inside the Parish Hall, located at 1905 Greenville Highway, Flat Rock. Fine
    items of all kinds will be available for sale, including artwork, jewelry, furniture, linens
    and silver.  Baked goods, live native plants and garden decor will also be available.
    Proceeds will benefit local charities that assist women, children, and families.
    Early bird shoppers are welcome at 7:30am for a $10 entry fee. After 8:30, the sale
    is free to everyone, and stays open until 1:00 pm.
    Parishioners Cynthia Shannon and Linda Giltner co-chair the event started 140 years
    ago.  “Up to 80 women of the church are involved in this tremendous effort,” Shannon
    said. “We are grateful for the public support that enables us to help thousands of
    individuals and families.”  Giltner added, “The festive atmosphere and the spirit of giving
    to others reflect what our community is all about.”
    Visitors are invited to tour the historic Church building and Churchyard, whether or not
    they shop at the Bazaar. Parishioner Albert Gooch will offer lectures about the history of
    St. John in the Wilderness inside the Church at 10:30 and 11:30am. Visitors can also
    take self-guided tours of the grounds. Volunteers will be available from 10am until noon
    to answer questions.

    Support Girls on the Run at the Wedge Run 10K!
    May 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Wedge Brewing

    Support Girls on the Run at the Wedge Run 10K!


    Join us on Saturday, May 2nd for a flat and fast 10K at the Wedge at Foundation (5 Foundy St). We will host a 1-mile kids run too. Bring your whole family! Register here.


    Proceeds benefit the Girls on the Run scholarship fund!

    Friday, November 6, 2020
    Blue Ridge Humane Society Rescheduled the Cause for Paws Luncheon March 24 to November 6, 2020
    Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm
    Champion Hills

    “It is with great regret and reluctance that the decision was made to cancel this event as it is one we are excited about and feel is a special opportunity for our community.” said Angela Prodrick, Executive Director of Blue Ridge Humane Society. “However, the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, sponsors, guests and contributors is of utmost importance.”

    Adam with Molly cropped image

    Join us at the Champion Hills Clubhouse with special guest speaker Adam LeGrand of K9s for Warriors. We will celebrate the positive impact of animal rescue not just here at home in Henderson County but in the lives of veterans across the nation. Adam will speak directly to the profound effect that a service animal has had in his life, after Molly was rescued from a Henderson County shelter and became a part of the K9s for Warriors Program.

    In addition to Adam and Molly, the luncheon will feature the presentation of the first K9 Hometown Hero Award presented by Hunter Subaru to celebrate the dogs who do extraordinary things in our community! Nominate your guide, hearing, law enforcement, military, search and rescue, service, or Credentialed Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) dog for the Hunter Subaru K9 Hero Award here! The top three finalists will be invited to the Blue Ridge Humane Society Cause for Paws Luncheon for recognition and for the announcement of the overall winner.

    Attendees who have already purchased tickets have the following options:

    1. Do nothing.  In that case, ticket(s) will be reserved for the November 6th event and Blue Ridge Humane will contact the ticket holder with further details as that date approaches.
    2. Ticket holders who have a scheduling conflict can donate the amount of their ticket(s) to the Blue Ridge Humane Society for the care of animals in the Adoption Center OR request a refund by contacting Laresa Griffin at [email protected] or (828) 692-2639 ext 304. If a refund is requested the process may take 1-2 weeks due to the current situation.

    Ticket sales will still be open for the November date and updated details regarding the luncheon will be released in the near future.

    BRHS asks that the public monitor its website at www.blueridgehumane.org, and their social media channels for updates regarding events, preparation or animal care in the midst of COVID-19 presence.

    The Blue Ridge Humane Society, Inc., is a 501(c)3 animal welfare organization started in 1952 dedicated to ensuring the highest quality of life for animals in Henderson County and our neighboring communities. BRHS cares for pets awaiting adoption at the Adoption Center; offers low-cost vaccine clinics, animal education programs, pet training classes, and youth education and projects; coordinates community pet food assistance, emergency vet assistance, and the Spay Neuter Incentive Program (SNIP), which is a collaboration with Henderson County, the City of Hendersonville, and the Henderson County Animal Services Center.

    If you believe in our cause, consider making a donation or learning how to volunteer by visiting the Blue Ridge Humane Society’s website at www.blueridgehumane.org or call (828) 692-2639.