Bullington Gardens

by: Dan Gibbs • 06/01/2021

By: Dan Gibbs Bullington Gardens is a public botanical garden in Hendersonville that has been around for about 30 years. It was originally started by retired New York City police officer Bob Bullington in 1979 as Flora Knoll Farms when he and his wife retired to Hendersonville.  When Mr. Bullington passed away in 1989 the […]

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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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Veterans Free Access to National Sites Across America

by: David Lawson • 11/23/2020

Veterans and Gold Star families traveling to Hendersonville for the holidays or throughout the year can take advantage of the free access program to over 2,000 federal recreational areas including national parks, wildlife refuges, and forests, and the waters managed by the Corps of Engineers. This would include other sites managed by the Department of […]

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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 […]

Fall Bucket List: Hendersonville, NC

by: Mandy Henderly • 10/15/2020

Take a walk on Main Street and treat yourself to a pumpkin square from McFarlan’s Bakery. Hike to Triple Falls in DuPont State Forest. Take a nature walk at the Park at Flat Rock. Visit the Hendersonville Farmer’s Market on Seventh Avenue to buy some fall veggies and maybe a bretzel from the Underground Baking […]

Hendersonville’s Other “Red Gold”

by: David Lawson • 09/09/2020

Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer! Hendersonville just had their annual Apple Festival showcasing its harvest of “Red Gold.” Apples of almost every variety are grown in the rolling hills taking advantage of the cool weather the Blue Ridge Mountains offer. Hendersonville’s streets are flooded with apples showing a glimpse of the area’s apple […]

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Fall In Hendersonville

by: David Lawson • 08/11/2020

The sun is bright and welcoming in the day and casts lingering shadows as it sets over the mountains. The days are growing shorter and cooler in the mountains of Hendersonville. Long-sleeved shirts, jackets, and sweatshirts are being noticed around town. Fall is coming to Hendersonville. Fall is one the best times to enjoy Hendersonville’s […]

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Online & Outdoor Workout Classes During COVID-19

by: Mandy Henderly • 06/17/2020

During this ongoing pandemic, people are trying to boost their immune health. While there are some important supplements people can add to their daily regime to boost immunity, most of the immune boosters are just plain common sense: eat a healthy diet, get adequate sleep, and exercise daily. Luckily, in Hendersonville, we have some great […]

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Hiking, Biking, and Other Things: Bike Trails

by: David Lawson • 06/15/2020

Hendersonville and the surrounding area are filled with great trails for urban and mountain biking for riders of all ages and abilities. The trails wind through parks, along riverways, and through the mountains providing a great adventure while viewing the nature that Hendersonville offers. During the warmer months, the trails offer a glimpse of the […]

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