Here Comes Santa Street Lighting Planned

by: Luke Wherry • 11/11/2019

Hendersonville officially kicks off the Christmas season on Nov. 29, the Friday after Thanksgiving, with it’s annual Here Comes Santa Street Lighting with the long-awaited arrival of Santa.  The town welcomes everyone on the Historic Courthouse Square at 5:00 pm to ring in the Christmas season with carols while warming themselves with cider and hot […]

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History of the Bushwacking at Beaumont

by: Dan Gibbs • 11/11/2019

          One of the worst atrocities of the Civil War in the mountains of western North Carolina occurred at the estate of Flat Rock resident Andrew Johnstone. The estate he named Beaumont was built around 1840 and was built out of mica-flecked granite from a quarry on Glassy Mountain, located on the estate of the Secretary […]

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8 of The Best Holiday Events in the Hendersonville Area (2019)

by: Luke Wherry • 11/11/2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in the most beautiful area of the Carolinas! Hendersonville is well known as a beautiful community in the summer and as our seasons change, but a season sometimes overlooked is the holiday season. We put together some of the area’s best events to fill up your calendar […]

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Inaugural 7th Avenue Historic District Tours Planned

by: Luke Wherry • 10/28/2019

It’s where the steam engines rolled into town and was the place to be in Hendersonville during the Gilded Age — 7th Avenue. The memories of candy stores, summer visitors and business how it used to be will be talked about during the inaugural 7th Avenue District Tour at 10 a.m. Nov. 9 beginning at […]

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Celebrate Spookiest time of year at this Hendersonville-area farm

by: Luke Wherry • 10/22/2019

The Haunted Farm is western North Carolina’s Scariest Attraction and has been Voted Best Haunted House in North Carolina. The remaining dates for The Haunted Farm are Oct. 25, 26, 30, and 31. The Farm is located in a rural farmland near Hendersonville, It sits on a mysterious, blood-soaked stretch of land where the locals […]

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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 Motorama

by: Mandy Henderly • 10/14/2019

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What to Look out for at Motorama

by: Luke Wherry • 10/10/2019

October is the perfect time of year for a stroll along Main Street. The air is crisp and comfortable. There are plenty of apple and pumpkin goodies at favorite haunts like McFarlen’s Bakery. And, the red, yellow, and orange leaves provide the perfect backdrop to our little slice of heaven in the mountains. If you […]

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