Hendersonville in Lights!

by: David Lawson • 11/30/2020

The Christmas season comes to life as Hendersonville with glorious and festive lights! The downtown lights up and the houses of the community come to life with creative light displays to help create the joy and peace of the Christmas season. Families can take a stroll through the downtown to enjoy the merchants’ lights and […]

Shopping Main Street in Hendersonville

by: David Lawson • 11/30/2020

Shopping in the downtown business district in historic Hendersonville is a unique way to pick up many unusual gifts and to take in the local flavor and culture of the mountains. The merchants of the Main Street district are an eclectic group of businesses that have long served Hendersonville through the years and have expanded […]

Table Rock State Park

by: Dan Gibbs • 11/30/2020

By: Dan Gibbs Table Rock State Park is located in Pickens County, South Carolina and was started in 1935 when over 2800 acres was donated to Pickens County and the city of Greenville. Several companies employed by the Civilian Conservation, one of those companies being a group of World War I veterans. The CCC started […]

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Devil’s Fork State Park and Lake Jocassee

by: Dan Gibbs • 11/30/2020

By: Dan Gibbs Lake Jocassee in Devil’s Fork State Park is a 7500-acre man-made lake that covers parts of Oconee and Pickens counties near Salem, South Carolina. It was formed in 1973 when Duke Power flooded the Jocassee Valley. Devil’s Fork State Park was created in 1991 and is the only access points to Lake […]

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Holiday Bucket List: Hendersonville, NC

by: Mandy Henderly • 11/25/2020

Thanksgiving is less than a week away, which will officially kick-off the holiday season. Before we know it, the clock will strike midnight on December 31st, and the holiday season (and 2020!) will be over. So, don’t be a Grinch! This year has been brutal, and we should all celebrate the season. Here is a […]

Hendersonville, NC: Thanksgiving and Christmas Events

by: Mandy Henderly • 11/16/2020

It’s no secret that the holidays this year will look quite a bit different than they usually do. While we may have to connect virtually with family this year instead of connecting face-to-face, we can still create a joyful holiday season for us and our families. Here’s a round-up of local events you can participate […]

Hendersonville Thanksgiving 2020

by: Mandy Henderly • 10/28/2020

Thanksgiving in Hendersonville will look different this year than years past. That should come as no surprise with all the upheaval 2020 has wrought. However, there are still lots of ways local restaurants and businesses are prepared to serve their customers this year. If you and your family want to skip cooking this year but […]

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The Appalachian Pinball Museum

by: Dan Gibbs • 08/31/2020

By: Dan Gibbs The Appalachian Pinball Museum at 538 North Main Street in Hendersonville is one of Main Street’s best kept secrets. Tucked away on the far end of the street past the Skyland Barber Shop and through a set of doors, the Museum is a hands on playland that is full of nostalgia, history, […]

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It’s Apple Season!

by: Mandy Henderly • 08/26/2020

It may be hard to believe, but apple season is upon us. Towards the end of August, apple season kicks off with Galas and Honey Crisps and lasts until the end of October or early November with Pink Lady apples and Arkansas Black apples. Here’s a round-up of five Hendersonville orchards to visit: Sky Top […]

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The Need for Kindness in the Time of COVID-19

by: Mandy Henderly • 07/20/2020

What started out as a lesson in the Great Depression and the stock market has turned into a real-world lesson about COVID-19 and the economic recession that has happened as a result.  In 2019, Tyler Cannon, a local 13 year old who homeschools, received a lesson from his grandmother on the Great Depression. When she […]

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