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.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Beer City Cup Adult Soccer Tournament is in need of volunteers
Aug 21 all-day
see sign up info below


Calling all soccer lovers. Beer City Cup Adult Soccer Tournament is in need of volunteers. Proceeds benefit the Buncombe County Special Olympics. Volunteers are needed to pour beer at the beer tents.

Beer City Cup 2019

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the beer tent for the Beer City Cup Soccer Tournament representing Buncombe County Special Olympics. If you choose to volunteer then you will get a t-shirt and a beer token for after your shift. Please note that you will be standing the entire time of your shift.
CONVERTIBLES NEEDED FOR APPLE FESTIVAL PARADE, Monday September 2nd 2019
Aug 21 all-day
Do you have a Classic, Antique, or Newer Convertible?  Do you know someone who does?  We need Convertibles for the Henderson County Apple Festival Parade on Monday September 2, 2019.
Bring your Classic, Antique or Newer Convertible to the “Top Notch Towing” on  Asheville Highway  ( Hwy 25) across from the “old Boyd New Car Showroom at 1 PM on Monday, September 2nd, 2019.  Convertibles are needed to drive a number of VIP’s, Apple Festival President, Apple Festival Grand Marshall, Past President of Apple Festival and other VIP’s..

   It is anticipated that we will need an increased number of Convertibles this year to carry Apple Festival Dignitaries, Veterans, and  other VIP’s.
Apple Festival VIP’s will be assigned to each car; magnetic signs designating the VIP will be placed on the respective cars.
The Blood Connection and Outback Steakhouse Join Forces to Save Lives BLOOD DRIVE
Aug 21 all-day
various

Outback Give Back – Donate, Mate!

There’s never been a better time to stop by your local Outback Steakhouse! And The Blood Connection is giving you an easy way to eat for FREE.

For the entire month of August, TBC and Outback Steakhouse are working together to spread the word about blood donation. Partnerships like this are essential to the community’s blood supply. Outback Steakhouse’s enthusiasm to partner with TBC has helped the blood center reach new donors and save more lives!

The Outback Give Back Promotion runs August 1st – August 29th. Donors who give blood at any TBC center on any Thursday will receive a $20 Outback gift card and a free Bloomin’ Onion ® coupon. To find a center near you, click here.

On August 29th, 18 Outback Steakhouse locations will host a blood mobile for a collective blood drive at the same time, 2-7 P.M. Blood donors will receive a $20 Outback gift card and a free Bloomin’ Onion® coupon. After donating, they can walk right in and enjoy a free dinner at Outback, a thank you for saving lives!

Donors can visit any TBC center in the Upstate of South Carolina, and Raleigh and Asheville in North Carolina: 435 Woodruff Road, Greenville, SC; 341 Old Abbeville Highway, Greenwood, SC; 5116 Calhoun Memorial Hwy, Easley, SC; 1308 Sandifer Boulevard, Seneca, SC; 270 North Grove Medical Park Drive, Spartanburg, SC; 225 Airport Road, Arden, NC; 5925 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC. Centers are open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on the weekends 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, August 22, 2019
Beer City Cup Adult Soccer Tournament is in need of volunteers
Aug 22 all-day
see sign up info below


Calling all soccer lovers. Beer City Cup Adult Soccer Tournament is in need of volunteers. Proceeds benefit the Buncombe County Special Olympics. Volunteers are needed to pour beer at the beer tents.

Beer City Cup 2019

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the beer tent for the Beer City Cup Soccer Tournament representing Buncombe County Special Olympics. If you choose to volunteer then you will get a t-shirt and a beer token for after your shift. Please note that you will be standing the entire time of your shift.
CONVERTIBLES NEEDED FOR APPLE FESTIVAL PARADE, Monday September 2nd 2019
Aug 22 all-day
Do you have a Classic, Antique, or Newer Convertible?  Do you know someone who does?  We need Convertibles for the Henderson County Apple Festival Parade on Monday September 2, 2019.
Bring your Classic, Antique or Newer Convertible to the “Top Notch Towing” on  Asheville Highway  ( Hwy 25) across from the “old Boyd New Car Showroom at 1 PM on Monday, September 2nd, 2019.  Convertibles are needed to drive a number of VIP’s, Apple Festival President, Apple Festival Grand Marshall, Past President of Apple Festival and other VIP’s..

   It is anticipated that we will need an increased number of Convertibles this year to carry Apple Festival Dignitaries, Veterans, and  other VIP’s.
Apple Festival VIP’s will be assigned to each car; magnetic signs designating the VIP will be placed on the respective cars.
The Blood Connection and Outback Steakhouse Join Forces to Save Lives BLOOD DRIVE
Aug 22 all-day
various

Outback Give Back – Donate, Mate!

There’s never been a better time to stop by your local Outback Steakhouse! And The Blood Connection is giving you an easy way to eat for FREE.

For the entire month of August, TBC and Outback Steakhouse are working together to spread the word about blood donation. Partnerships like this are essential to the community’s blood supply. Outback Steakhouse’s enthusiasm to partner with TBC has helped the blood center reach new donors and save more lives!

The Outback Give Back Promotion runs August 1st – August 29th. Donors who give blood at any TBC center on any Thursday will receive a $20 Outback gift card and a free Bloomin’ Onion ® coupon. To find a center near you, click here.

On August 29th, 18 Outback Steakhouse locations will host a blood mobile for a collective blood drive at the same time, 2-7 P.M. Blood donors will receive a $20 Outback gift card and a free Bloomin’ Onion® coupon. After donating, they can walk right in and enjoy a free dinner at Outback, a thank you for saving lives!

Donors can visit any TBC center in the Upstate of South Carolina, and Raleigh and Asheville in North Carolina: 435 Woodruff Road, Greenville, SC; 341 Old Abbeville Highway, Greenwood, SC; 5116 Calhoun Memorial Hwy, Easley, SC; 1308 Sandifer Boulevard, Seneca, SC; 270 North Grove Medical Park Drive, Spartanburg, SC; 225 Airport Road, Arden, NC; 5925 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC. Centers are open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on the weekends 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Volunteers needed urban scavenger hunt
Aug 22 all-day


This urban scavenger hunt will take teams of four around the downtown area via a series of clues to sixteen different locations where they will be required to complete a task before receiving their next clue.  Two volunteers will staff each secret location, checking teams in and out, throughout the day. Contact [email protected] directly if you are interested in assisting with this event or sign up by CLICKING HERE.

Volunteers Needed! Time Travel Gala
Aug 22 all-day
Preservation Society of Asheville
We are looking for a team of volunteers to help with the Time Traveling Gala on September 28th.
Please note, we will not be using volunteer bartenders this year but will need lots of docents/general volunteers to help us keep the evening running smoothly.
Friday, August 23, 2019
11th Annual Blue Ridge Pride Festival Volunteer Opportunity
Aug 23 all-day

Give us 2-4 hours. Enjoy a day of music and memories — and the knowledge that you helped to bring a community together! You’ll also get a little swag: a 11th Annual Festival Tee Shirt, snacks, a drink ticket, and our new Blue Ridge Pride Center buttons and stickers. Volunteer roles include: setup and breakdown, selling wristbands, beverages or merchandise, and assisting with volunteer check-in or VIP. Learn more and sign up here.

Beer City Cup Adult Soccer Tournament is in need of volunteers
Aug 23 all-day
see sign up info below


Calling all soccer lovers. Beer City Cup Adult Soccer Tournament is in need of volunteers. Proceeds benefit the Buncombe County Special Olympics. Volunteers are needed to pour beer at the beer tents.

Beer City Cup 2019

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the beer tent for the Beer City Cup Soccer Tournament representing Buncombe County Special Olympics. If you choose to volunteer then you will get a t-shirt and a beer token for after your shift. Please note that you will be standing the entire time of your shift.
CONVERTIBLES NEEDED FOR APPLE FESTIVAL PARADE, Monday September 2nd 2019
Aug 23 all-day
Do you have a Classic, Antique, or Newer Convertible?  Do you know someone who does?  We need Convertibles for the Henderson County Apple Festival Parade on Monday September 2, 2019.
Bring your Classic, Antique or Newer Convertible to the “Top Notch Towing” on  Asheville Highway  ( Hwy 25) across from the “old Boyd New Car Showroom at 1 PM on Monday, September 2nd, 2019.  Convertibles are needed to drive a number of VIP’s, Apple Festival President, Apple Festival Grand Marshall, Past President of Apple Festival and other VIP’s..

   It is anticipated that we will need an increased number of Convertibles this year to carry Apple Festival Dignitaries, Veterans, and  other VIP’s.
Apple Festival VIP’s will be assigned to each car; magnetic signs designating the VIP will be placed on the respective cars.
The Blood Connection and Outback Steakhouse Join Forces to Save Lives BLOOD DRIVE
Aug 23 all-day
various

Outback Give Back – Donate, Mate!

There’s never been a better time to stop by your local Outback Steakhouse! And The Blood Connection is giving you an easy way to eat for FREE.

For the entire month of August, TBC and Outback Steakhouse are working together to spread the word about blood donation. Partnerships like this are essential to the community’s blood supply. Outback Steakhouse’s enthusiasm to partner with TBC has helped the blood center reach new donors and save more lives!

The Outback Give Back Promotion runs August 1st – August 29th. Donors who give blood at any TBC center on any Thursday will receive a $20 Outback gift card and a free Bloomin’ Onion ® coupon. To find a center near you, click here.

On August 29th, 18 Outback Steakhouse locations will host a blood mobile for a collective blood drive at the same time, 2-7 P.M. Blood donors will receive a $20 Outback gift card and a free Bloomin’ Onion® coupon. After donating, they can walk right in and enjoy a free dinner at Outback, a thank you for saving lives!

Donors can visit any TBC center in the Upstate of South Carolina, and Raleigh and Asheville in North Carolina: 435 Woodruff Road, Greenville, SC; 341 Old Abbeville Highway, Greenwood, SC; 5116 Calhoun Memorial Hwy, Easley, SC; 1308 Sandifer Boulevard, Seneca, SC; 270 North Grove Medical Park Drive, Spartanburg, SC; 225 Airport Road, Arden, NC; 5925 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC. Centers are open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on the weekends 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Volunteers needed urban scavenger hunt
Aug 23 all-day


This urban scavenger hunt will take teams of four around the downtown area via a series of clues to sixteen different locations where they will be required to complete a task before receiving their next clue.  Two volunteers will staff each secret location, checking teams in and out, throughout the day. Contact [email protected] directly if you are interested in assisting with this event or sign up by CLICKING HERE.

Volunteers Needed! Time Travel Gala
Aug 23 all-day
Preservation Society of Asheville
We are looking for a team of volunteers to help with the Time Traveling Gala on September 28th.
Please note, we will not be using volunteer bartenders this year but will need lots of docents/general volunteers to help us keep the evening running smoothly.
Volunteer Workday- Florence Nature Preserve
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Conserving Carolina

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 828-679-5777 ext. 211
More info URL: https://conservingcarolina.org/event/florence-nature-preserve-workday-6-2019-04-26/2019-08-23/

Saturday, August 24, 2019
11th Annual Blue Ridge Pride Festival Volunteer Opportunity
Aug 24 all-day

Give us 2-4 hours. Enjoy a day of music and memories — and the knowledge that you helped to bring a community together! You’ll also get a little swag: a 11th Annual Festival Tee Shirt, snacks, a drink ticket, and our new Blue Ridge Pride Center buttons and stickers. Volunteer roles include: setup and breakdown, selling wristbands, beverages or merchandise, and assisting with volunteer check-in or VIP. Learn more and sign up here.

Beer City Cup Adult Soccer Tournament is in need of volunteers
Aug 24 all-day
see sign up info below


Calling all soccer lovers. Beer City Cup Adult Soccer Tournament is in need of volunteers. Proceeds benefit the Buncombe County Special Olympics. Volunteers are needed to pour beer at the beer tents.

Beer City Cup 2019

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the beer tent for the Beer City Cup Soccer Tournament representing Buncombe County Special Olympics. If you choose to volunteer then you will get a t-shirt and a beer token for after your shift. Please note that you will be standing the entire time of your shift.
CONVERTIBLES NEEDED FOR APPLE FESTIVAL PARADE, Monday September 2nd 2019
Aug 24 all-day
Do you have a Classic, Antique, or Newer Convertible?  Do you know someone who does?  We need Convertibles for the Henderson County Apple Festival Parade on Monday September 2, 2019.
Bring your Classic, Antique or Newer Convertible to the “Top Notch Towing” on  Asheville Highway  ( Hwy 25) across from the “old Boyd New Car Showroom at 1 PM on Monday, September 2nd, 2019.  Convertibles are needed to drive a number of VIP’s, Apple Festival President, Apple Festival Grand Marshall, Past President of Apple Festival and other VIP’s..

   It is anticipated that we will need an increased number of Convertibles this year to carry Apple Festival Dignitaries, Veterans, and  other VIP’s.
Apple Festival VIP’s will be assigned to each car; magnetic signs designating the VIP will be placed on the respective cars.
The Blood Connection and Outback Steakhouse Join Forces to Save Lives BLOOD DRIVE
Aug 24 all-day
various

Outback Give Back – Donate, Mate!

There’s never been a better time to stop by your local Outback Steakhouse! And The Blood Connection is giving you an easy way to eat for FREE.

For the entire month of August, TBC and Outback Steakhouse are working together to spread the word about blood donation. Partnerships like this are essential to the community’s blood supply. Outback Steakhouse’s enthusiasm to partner with TBC has helped the blood center reach new donors and save more lives!

The Outback Give Back Promotion runs August 1st – August 29th. Donors who give blood at any TBC center on any Thursday will receive a $20 Outback gift card and a free Bloomin’ Onion ® coupon. To find a center near you, click here.

On August 29th, 18 Outback Steakhouse locations will host a blood mobile for a collective blood drive at the same time, 2-7 P.M. Blood donors will receive a $20 Outback gift card and a free Bloomin’ Onion® coupon. After donating, they can walk right in and enjoy a free dinner at Outback, a thank you for saving lives!

Donors can visit any TBC center in the Upstate of South Carolina, and Raleigh and Asheville in North Carolina: 435 Woodruff Road, Greenville, SC; 341 Old Abbeville Highway, Greenwood, SC; 5116 Calhoun Memorial Hwy, Easley, SC; 1308 Sandifer Boulevard, Seneca, SC; 270 North Grove Medical Park Drive, Spartanburg, SC; 225 Airport Road, Arden, NC; 5925 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC. Centers are open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on the weekends 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Volunteers needed urban scavenger hunt
Aug 24 all-day


This urban scavenger hunt will take teams of four around the downtown area via a series of clues to sixteen different locations where they will be required to complete a task before receiving their next clue.  Two volunteers will staff each secret location, checking teams in and out, throughout the day. Contact [email protected] directly if you are interested in assisting with this event or sign up by CLICKING HERE.