Treat Street Carnival Coming to Hendersonville

by: Luke Wherry • 10/14/2019

Hendersonville’s Downtown Program, Henderson County Parks and Recreation and Hola Community Arts have teamed up to bring the Treat Street Carnival to downtown Hendersonville beginning at 5 p.m. Oct. 31. Main Street will be closed between Sixth Avenue and Allen Street to accommodate families enjoying festivities. Costume contest registration begins at 4:30 p.m., and is open […]

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The Gorge Zip Line: Taking Western North Carolina by Treetop

by: Dan Gibbs • 10/14/2019

     The Green River Game Lands in the Green River Gorge consists of 14,000 acres, much of it old-growth trees with some of the cypress-tupelo trees dating back 800 years. The Green River, so named for its dark green color, runs right through the middle of it. The Green River Gorge also offers a look at […]

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Flat Rock Playhouse: One of The ‘Founding Fathers Of Theater’ in Western NC

by: Dan Gibbs • 10/14/2019

     The Flat Rock Playhouse is one of the founding fathers of theatre in western North Carolina. The Flat Rock Playhouse’s roots go all the way back to about 1940. A ragtag group of struggling actors that called themselves the Vagabond Players was formed in New York in the late 1930’s. They were led by London […]

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Pictures From Ol Timey Days

by: Mandy Henderly • 09/30/2019

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The Mystique of North Carolina’s Bat Cave

by: Dan Gibbs • 09/30/2019

Bat Cave, North Carolina is an unincorporated community that sits along the Henderson County/Rutherford County border in North Carolina. Bat Cave received a boost in popularity when the movie Batman starring Michael Keaton came out in 1989. People sent letters to the Bat Cave Post Office just to get the Bat Cave postmark.            The bat […]

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Preview of Hendersonville’s Farm City Day

by: Luke Wherry • 09/30/2019

Driving east on Fourth Avenue, just a few blocks beyond Main Street, is Jackson Park. Jackson Park is a favorite of locals and tourists alike because it has so much to offer. This park is an expansive treasure trove of trails, playgrounds, and baseball fields. The Oklawaha Greenway begins at Berkley Mills Park and runs […]

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Bearfootin’ continues in downtown until Oct. 19

by: Luke Wherry • 09/24/2019

Head to Downtown Hendersonville for Bearfootin’ Public Art Walk through October 19. Twenty bears, designed by various artists, are on display through October 19 along Main Street between Allen and Fifth avenues. People are encouraged to walk along the five-block display to take their picture with their favorite decorated bear. On the 19th, an auction is […]

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Preview of Ol’ Timey Day in Hendersonville

by: Luke Wherry • 09/16/2019

Drive along Church Street in downtown Hendersonville, and you will find the Curb Market. The Curb Market is a quaint indoor market that is open three days a week- Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. This market has been a part of Henderson County since 1924. The Curb Market began its life as a way for farmers […]

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5 Date Night Ideas that won’t Break the Bank

by: Mandy Henderly • 08/28/2019

Coming up with date night ideas can always be challenging. So often, couples end up of falling into the dinner and a movie rut, which can be costly, especially if that couple also has to pay for a babysitter. Thankfully in Henderson County, we have options of low-cost date nights that are not only much […]

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History of The Saluda Historic Depot and Museum

by: Dan Gibbs • 08/28/2019

     The small town of Saluda, North Carolina got its start as a railroad town on July 4, 1878 when the first train arrived in Saluda. The town was originally named Pace’s Gap and was a stopover for drover’s and trader’s on their way to western North Carolina or back down the mountain to points south. […]

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