The Bakeries of Hendersonville

by: David Lawson • 11/23/2020

The holiday season has officially come to Hendersonville and surrounding areas. Families will be gathering to share the holidays, recount the many family memories and blessings. Family and friends will gather bring with them the unique tastes of Hendersonville for all to enjoy. No gathering would be complete without the desserts that always seem to […]

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 Healthy Restaurant Options

by: Mandy Henderly • 11/16/2020

With the cooler temperatures and shorter days of fall, we naturally want to indulge in more comfort foods. But, indulging in these foods comes with a price, and with the third wave of COVID, it’s important to keep our overall well-being front of mind. Luckily, Hendersonville has quite a few healthy options for take-out on […]

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Hauntings In Hendersonville: Part II

by: Dan Gibbs • 10/29/2020

By: Dan Gibbs Chanteloupe is the name of a grand house located in Flat Rock that was built by the Count de Choiseul in the 1830’s. By 1840, his wife, son, and two daughters were permanent residents at Chanteloupe and he traveled back and forth between Flat Rock and Charleston, SC as his business interests […]

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Hauntings In Hendersonville: Part I

by: Dan Gibbs • 10/29/2020

By: Dan Gibbs Scary stories have been a part of America’s storytelling scene since before Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” was published early in the 19th century. Some scary stories are based on fact and others are just completely made up and every town has a ghost story of some kind.  Growing up in […]

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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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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 […]

Top Five Places To Get A Cup of Coffee

by: Mandy Henderly • 10/08/2020

Although I am a year round coffee drinker, there’s something about fall that makes me enjoy my java even more so. Luckily, Hendersonville has a lot to offer coffee lovers, especially during this season. As always, check websites or social media accounts regarding the COVID protocols and restrictions each business has. Appalachian Coffee (appalachiancoffeecompany.com) Located […]

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President George H.W. Bush in Hendersonville

by: Dan Gibbs • 09/29/2020

By: Dan Gibbs The 41st President of the United States George Herbert Walker Bush paid a historic visit to Hendersonville on September 5, 1992. He was the first sitting President to visit Hendersonville. He gave a speech at the 46th Annual Apple Festival at the Henderson County Courthouse to a crowd of 18,000 people.  There […]

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F. Scott Fitzgerald In Hendersonville

by: Dan Gibbs • 09/16/2020

By: Dan Gibbs Iconic writer F. Scott Fitzgerald spent time in several towns in western North Carolina in 1935-36 including a few months in Hendersonville. Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby is considered by many to be one of the greatest American novels ever written. It was published in 1925. By the end of 1935, Fitzgerald had fallen […]

Categories: History