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 Events listed on this page may be outdated, so please visit the event website or contact the event organizer for the latest information.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

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Buncombe County Youth Leagues, Independence Day Celebrations Canceled
May 28 all-day
Buncombe County

COVID-19 has led to local youth sports leagues canceling spring and summer schedules due to physical distancing and mass gathering limitations. Buncombe County’s Independence Day celebration at Lake Julian Park has also been scrapped this year under the same guidance. All other local municipalities have also canceled or rescheduled their annual Independence Day festivals.

Henderson County Parks & Recreation Updates
May 28 all-day
Henderson County Parks

  • Parks and Recreation Indoor Facilities are Closed until further notice.
  • Park Playgrounds are Closed until further notice.
  • Park Restrooms will reopen on Friday May 8th at 5:00pm.
  • Outdoor Tennis and Pickleball Courts will reopen on Friday May 8th at 5:00pm.
    • If you are waiting to use a court please wait outside of the fence or in your vehicle.
    • If others are waiting to use a court please keep your playing time to 60 minutes.
  • Outdoor Parks remain Open.
  • Fields and shelters are Open, however groups must kept to 25 people or less.  If you are waiting to use a field or shelter please do not wait in the immediate area; please wait outside of the field or shelter in an open area or in your vehicle.

If you choose to utilize Henderson County Parks please be respectful of other users, keep your group to 25 or less and provide others with appropriate social distancing.  PLEASE NOTE that the trails at Hickory Nut Gorge are controlled by Conserving Carolina and they have closed them until further notice.

 

City Dance
May 28 @ 7:30 pm
Landmark Hal

Beginner’s workshop lesson at 7:30 P.M., then 8-11 P.M. Contra Dance with Country Waltzing at the break and the final dance. This is a partner dance but it’s not necessary to come with a partner. We have different live bands and callers.

Contra Dance At The OFB
May 28 @ 8:00 pm
Warren Wilson College

Come on out and Contra Dance with the Old Farmer’s Ball. Free lesson starts at 7:30 PM and the dance starts at 8.

Friday, May 29, 2020
Buncombe County Youth Leagues, Independence Day Celebrations Canceled
May 29 all-day
Buncombe County

COVID-19 has led to local youth sports leagues canceling spring and summer schedules due to physical distancing and mass gathering limitations. Buncombe County’s Independence Day celebration at Lake Julian Park has also been scrapped this year under the same guidance. All other local municipalities have also canceled or rescheduled their annual Independence Day festivals.

Henderson County Parks & Recreation Updates
May 29 all-day
Henderson County Parks

  • Parks and Recreation Indoor Facilities are Closed until further notice.
  • Park Playgrounds are Closed until further notice.
  • Park Restrooms will reopen on Friday May 8th at 5:00pm.
  • Outdoor Tennis and Pickleball Courts will reopen on Friday May 8th at 5:00pm.
    • If you are waiting to use a court please wait outside of the fence or in your vehicle.
    • If others are waiting to use a court please keep your playing time to 60 minutes.
  • Outdoor Parks remain Open.
  • Fields and shelters are Open, however groups must kept to 25 people or less.  If you are waiting to use a field or shelter please do not wait in the immediate area; please wait outside of the field or shelter in an open area or in your vehicle.

If you choose to utilize Henderson County Parks please be respectful of other users, keep your group to 25 or less and provide others with appropriate social distancing.  PLEASE NOTE that the trails at Hickory Nut Gorge are controlled by Conserving Carolina and they have closed them until further notice.

 

Saturday, May 30, 2020
Buncombe County Youth Leagues, Independence Day Celebrations Canceled
May 30 all-day
Buncombe County

COVID-19 has led to local youth sports leagues canceling spring and summer schedules due to physical distancing and mass gathering limitations. Buncombe County’s Independence Day celebration at Lake Julian Park has also been scrapped this year under the same guidance. All other local municipalities have also canceled or rescheduled their annual Independence Day festivals.

Henderson County Parks & Recreation Updates
May 30 all-day
Henderson County Parks

  • Parks and Recreation Indoor Facilities are Closed until further notice.
  • Park Playgrounds are Closed until further notice.
  • Park Restrooms will reopen on Friday May 8th at 5:00pm.
  • Outdoor Tennis and Pickleball Courts will reopen on Friday May 8th at 5:00pm.
    • If you are waiting to use a court please wait outside of the fence or in your vehicle.
    • If others are waiting to use a court please keep your playing time to 60 minutes.
  • Outdoor Parks remain Open.
  • Fields and shelters are Open, however groups must kept to 25 people or less.  If you are waiting to use a field or shelter please do not wait in the immediate area; please wait outside of the field or shelter in an open area or in your vehicle.

If you choose to utilize Henderson County Parks please be respectful of other users, keep your group to 25 or less and provide others with appropriate social distancing.  PLEASE NOTE that the trails at Hickory Nut Gorge are controlled by Conserving Carolina and they have closed them until further notice.

 

Sunday, May 31, 2020
Buncombe County Youth Leagues, Independence Day Celebrations Canceled
May 31 all-day
Buncombe County

COVID-19 has led to local youth sports leagues canceling spring and summer schedules due to physical distancing and mass gathering limitations. Buncombe County’s Independence Day celebration at Lake Julian Park has also been scrapped this year under the same guidance. All other local municipalities have also canceled or rescheduled their annual Independence Day festivals.

Henderson County Parks & Recreation Updates
May 31 all-day
Henderson County Parks

  • Parks and Recreation Indoor Facilities are Closed until further notice.
  • Park Playgrounds are Closed until further notice.
  • Park Restrooms will reopen on Friday May 8th at 5:00pm.
  • Outdoor Tennis and Pickleball Courts will reopen on Friday May 8th at 5:00pm.
    • If you are waiting to use a court please wait outside of the fence or in your vehicle.
    • If others are waiting to use a court please keep your playing time to 60 minutes.
  • Outdoor Parks remain Open.
  • Fields and shelters are Open, however groups must kept to 25 people or less.  If you are waiting to use a field or shelter please do not wait in the immediate area; please wait outside of the field or shelter in an open area or in your vehicle.

If you choose to utilize Henderson County Parks please be respectful of other users, keep your group to 25 or less and provide others with appropriate social distancing.  PLEASE NOTE that the trails at Hickory Nut Gorge are controlled by Conserving Carolina and they have closed them until further notice.

 

Monday, June 1, 2020
Free Senior Yoga Classes
Jun 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.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Forest Plan Info Session: Invasive Species
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
webinar

There are various plants, insects, and other invasive species that threaten the biodiversity and overall resilience of our forests. Join us on June 2, for a webinar during which Bob Gale, MountainTrue’s Public Lands Director and Ecologist, will look more closely at how the draft management plan for the Nantahala-Pisgah National Forests proposes to address and manage invasive species. Register to receive access to the webinar.

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Contra Dance At The OFB
Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm
Warren Wilson College

Come on out and Contra Dance with the Old Farmer’s Ball. Free lesson starts at 7:30 PM and the dance starts at 8.

Monday, June 8, 2020
Free Senior Yoga Classes
Jun 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.

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Contra Dance At The OFB
Jun 11 @ 8:00 pm
Warren Wilson College

Come on out and Contra Dance with the Old Farmer’s Ball. Free lesson starts at 7:30 PM and the dance starts at 8.

Monday, June 15, 2020
Free Senior Yoga Classes
Jun 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.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Forest Plan Panel Discussion: Recreation
Jun 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
webinar

Join us for an online panel discussion via Zoom during which our staff and select guest speakers will explore issues of interest in the draft management plan for the Nantahala-Pisgah National Forests for recreation users such as mountain bikers, horseback riders, hikers, and paddlers. The speakers will discuss the plan alternatives and what they hope will end up in the final management plan. Please register in advance to submit questions for our panelists beforehand. We will also leave time during the session for live Q&A with the audience using the chat feature.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020
Contra Dance At The OFB
Jun 18 @ 8:00 pm
Warren Wilson College

Come on out and Contra Dance with the Old Farmer’s Ball. Free lesson starts at 7:30 PM and the dance starts at 8.

Monday, June 22, 2020
Free Senior Yoga Classes
Jun 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.

Thursday, June 25, 2020
City Dance
Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm
Landmark Hal

Beginner’s workshop lesson at 7:30 P.M., then 8-11 P.M. Contra Dance with Country Waltzing at the break and the final dance. This is a partner dance but it’s not necessary to come with a partner. We have different live bands and callers.