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Calendar of Events
July 2014 Events

Compiled by Henderson County Tourism Development Authority
Information Subject to Change or Cancellation

 


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July 1 - August 4
Brevard Music Center Festival, Brevard Music Center, BMC students and faculty present over 80 orchestra, chamber, opera performances and hosted some of the most celebrated musicians of both classical and popular music, Brevard, NC 828-862-2105 or 888-384-8682 www.brevardmusic.org


July 1 - October 24
Bearfootin Public Art Display, a public art display featuring fiberglass outdoor bear sculptures decorated in different themes, on the sidewalks of Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org


July 1 - December 31
Golden Age - "Coming of the Railroad" Exhibit, a replica of the Saluda Mountain Grade, steepest main-line standard gauge railroad in the United States; the Civil War Exhibit features artifacts of military weaponrys; and a replica of a first general store; Henderson County Heritage Museum, Wed.- Sat. 10:00AM-5:00 PM, Sun. 1:00PM-5:00PM, free, Hendersonville, NC 828-694-1619 www.hendersoncountymuseum.com

July 2
Henderson County Library presents Rohn Jewell, acoustic guitar playing classical and contemporary rock music, 6:30pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-697-4725 www.henderson.lib.nc.us

Brevard Music Festival- Fauré Piano Quartet No. 2, 7:30pm, Brevard Music Center, $20, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 2 - August 9
Carl Sandburg Home Summer Stage Performances,10:15am, Sandburg Shows Celebrate 40 years! partnering with the Flat Rock Playhouse Apprentice Actors, Sandburg Home amphitheater, free, The World of Carl Sandburg every Wednesday & Friday and Rootabaga! every Thursday & Saturday , Flat Rock, NC 828-693-4178 www.nps.gov/carl

July 2 - 13
Flat Rock Playhouse presents the classic musical "My Fair Lady," Wed-Sat 8pm; Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun 2pm,$40, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org


July 3
Team ECCO Ocean Center & Aquarium Concert Series featuring Franklin Keel, cellist extraordinaire, The Melody Room at Two Guys Pizza, 7pm, $10, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-8386 www.teamecco.org


July 3 - 27
Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presents the classic farce, Boeing, Boeing, Mild Adult Content, Wed-Sat 8pm; Sat & Sun 2pm, $40, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org

July 4
Music On Main Street concert series Special 4th of July Celebration Concert featuring Tom Brown / One Man Band, Visitor Center - 201. S. Main St., 7:00pm-9:30pm, free, every Friday through August 15, Bring a Chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages or Coolers Allowed; seating area opens after 5:30pm / early admission is prohibited, enjoy the concert and fireworks (at dusk) from the comfort of your chair, an event of Henderson County Tourism Development Authority, Hendersonville, NC 800-828-4244 or 828-693-9708 or visit www.historichendersonville.org

Independence Day Fireworks Display, at dark, fireworks may be viewed from downtown Hendersonville and the south side of town near the intersection of Hwy. 25 and Hwy. 176, a large red balloon will be launched the morning of the 4th to signify visibility of the fireworks show, if you can see the "Big Red Balloon", you can see the fireworks from your location; the Fireworks Display will NOT be visible inside Jackson Park, Hendersonville, NC 828-697-4884 www.hendersoncountync.org/recreation/july4.html

4th of July Celebration, Downtown, street festival with crafters & food vendors, Firecracker 5K/10K Run & Classic Car Show; 9:am-5pm,; Fireworks Brevard College @ 9:30pm; Brevard, NC 828-884-3278 brevardnc.org

Brevard Music Festival- Pendergast Family Patriotic Pops, 2pm, Brevard Music Center, A beloved Brevard tradition, Maestro Kraig Alan Williams will lead the Brevard Symphonic Winds in marches, patriotic songs, and other favorites, The concert’s exciting finale will be a performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, complete with live cannons, $15-$45, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org

Independence Day Celebration, Pack Square Park, 2pm-10pm, The Ultimate Air Dogs will jump throughout the day along with other family friendly activities including bouncy houses for the kids, musical entertainment starts at the stage at 4pm with kid friendly band; fireworks extravaganza will cap off the celebration at 9:30p, no dogs or outside alcohol, Asheville, NC www.ashevilledowntown.org/ingles-independence-day-celebration


July 4 & 5
Mountaineer Antique Auto Club Car Show, WNC Agricultural Center Fairgrounds, Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414 or 828-254-8681 www.mountaineerantiqueautoclub.com


July 4 - 9
Asheville Tourists Minor League Baseball, McCormick Field, July 4 & 5 Independence Day Fireworks, Mon-Fri. 7:05pm, Sat 6:05pm, Sun. 2:05pm, Asheville, NC 828-258-0428 theashevilletourists.com

July 4, 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8 & 15
Music On Main Street concert seriesSpecial 4th of July Celebration Concert featuring Tom Brown / One Man Band, Visitor Center - 201. S. Main St., 7:30pm-9:30pm, free, every Friday through August 16, Bring a Chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages, Coolers or Backpacks/Tote Bags Allowed; seating area opens after 5:30pm / early admission is prohibited, enjoy the concert and fireworks (at dusk) from the comfort of your chair, an event of Henderson County Tourism Development Authority, Hendersonville, NC 800-828-4244 or 828-693-9708 www.historichendersonville.org


July 5
Coon Dog Day Festival, Downtown, 8am-11am, (dog shows, crafts, live music, food, parade, kid’s activities and a street dance), Saluda, NC 828-749-2581 www.saluda.com

Brevard Music Center, Dvo?ák Violin Concerto, 7:30pm, Brevard Music Center Orchestra in a performance of works by Stravinsky, Dvo?ák, and Prokofiev, featuring acclaimed violinist Adele Anthony, $15-$45, Brevard, NC 828-962-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 5, 12, 19, 26
Rock ‘n Naturalists Guided Hikes, Chimney Rock Park, 11am, included with park admission Chimney Rock, NC 800-277-9611 www.chimneyrockpark.com


July 5, 12, 19, August 9, 16, 23 & 30
Shindig on the Green, bluegrass music, big circle mountain dancers, storytellers and cloggers; downtown Pack Square Park, bring a lawn chair, free, Asheville, NC 828-258-6101 x345 www.folkheritage.org/shindigonthegreen.htm

July 6
Brickyard Bash at Etowah Valley Golf Club & Lodge, 4pm-10pm, the Lonesome Road Band performs from 4:30pm-6:0p, The Night Crawlers perform 7pm-9:30pm, fireworks at dusk, food & beverage cash only, bring a chair, Etowah, NC 828-891-7022www.facebook.com/etowahvalleygolfclub

July 7
Brevard Music Center Festival- Bill Preucil and Friends, 7:30pm, Brevard College, $20, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 7, 14, 21, 28 August 4 & 11
96th Annual Street Dances Season Opener featuring Appalachian Fire & Southern Connection Cloggers, Visitor Information Center-201 S. Main Street, 7pm-9pm, (featuring mountain heritage bluegrass music, clogging and square dancing), bring a chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages, Coolers or Backpacks/Tote Bags Allowed; parking lot seating area opens after 5:30pm-early admission is prohibited; every Monday through August 11, an event of Henderson County Tourism Development Authority, Hendersonville, 800-828-4244 or 828-693-9708 or visit www.historichendersonville.org


July 8
Brevard Music Center - Just Brass, 7:30pm, Free Event, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 9
Brevard Music Center Festival- The Shanghai Quartet, 7:30pm, Brevard College, $20, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 10
Henderson County Library presents Todd Holder- Jazz pianist, 6:30pm-7:30pm, free & open to the public, Hendersonville, NC 828-697-4725 www.henderson.lib.nc.us

Brevard Music Centerl- Marc Cohn, 7:30pm, Best known for his 1990 hit, “Walking In Memphis,” GRAMMY-winner Marc Cohn has enjoyed a career distinguished by soulful original tunes and brilliant re-imaginings of popular hits, Tickets $20-$40, Brevard, NC 828-862-1200 www.brevardmusic.org


July 11
Brevard Music Center - Garrick Ohlsson plays Brahms, 7:30pm, Keith Lockhart leads the Brevard Music Center Orchestra in a performance of two timeless works, featuring internationally renowned pianist Garrick Ohlsson, Tickets $15-$50, ticket holders are invited to attend the PreConcert Talk at Thomas Hall one hour before this event, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 11 - 13
Carolina Mountain Ribfest, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center (featuring professional barbecue rib vendors from all over the country, live entertainment, amusement rides, arts & crafts and more), Fri. 4pm-11pm, Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-7pm, Adults - $7 (cash only), Children under 12 – free with paid adult, bring a chair, (no coolers, backpacks, outside food or beverages), no pets allowed, Fletcher, NC 828-894-8847 www.wcpshows.com/ribfest.html


July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8 & 15
Music On Main Street concert series featuringThe Night Crawlers (oldies rock) & Corvette Car Show; Visitor Information Center - 201. S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Friday through August 15, Bring a Chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages, Coolers or Backpacks/Tote Bags Allowed; seating area opens after 5:30pm/ early admission is prohibited, an event of Henderson County Tourism Development Authority, Hendersonville, NC 800-828-4244 or 828-693-9708 www.historichendersonville.org


July 12
Chalk It Up!, Main Street sidewalks, sidewalk chalk art contest, all day, 6 blocks of colorful drawings by artists of all ages, (rain dates July 19 & 26), Hendersonville, NC 828-697-6393 www.downtownhendersonville.org

Historic Village of Flat Rock Home Tour, tour five private homes, one will be open to the public for the first time, 10am-4pm, Adult - Advance Ticket $25, Day of the Tour $30 at each private home; Flat Rock, NC 828-698-9380 or  828-698-0030 www.historicflatrockinc.org

Jump Into the Park, Carl Sandburg Home, a family day full of activity stations, live performances, demonstrations and free house tours, young visitors will earn Junior Ranger badges and prizes, 10am - 3pm, Flat Rock, NC  828-693-4178 www.nps.gov/carl

Concert in the Park, featuring “Steve Weems & Caribbean Cowboys" playing beach music, Fletcher Community Park, 6pm-8pm, free, bring a chair, Fletcher, NC 828-687-0751 www.fletcherparks.org

Brevard Music Center - Enigma Variations, 7:30pm, Conductor Sarah Ioannides makes her Brevard Music Center debut leading the Brevard Sinfonia in a concert of British Orchestral music, ticket holders are invited to attend The PreConcert at Thomas Hall one hour before this event, Tickets $15-$45, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 12, August 9 & September 13
Art In the Parking Lot, 124 4th Ave. E, local artists & jewelry show, Hendersonville, NC  828-693-4545

July 14, 21, 28 August 4 & 11
96th Annual Street Dances featuring Bobby and Blue Ridge Tradition & J. Creek Cloggers, Visitor Information Center-201 S. Main Street, 7pm-9pm, (featuring mountain heritage bluegrass music, clogging and square dancing), bring a chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages, Coolers or Backpacks/Tote Bags Allowed; parking lot seating area opens after 5:30pm-early admission is prohibited; every Monday through August 11, an event of Henderson County Tourism Development Authority, Hendersonville, 800-828-4244 or 828-693-9708 www.historichendersonville.org

July 12 & 13
Asheville Gun & Knife Show, WNC Agricultural Center Event Center, Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414 or 770-267-0989 www.wncagcenter.org

July 13
Brevard Music Center - Swan Lake, 3pm, Ken Lam leads the Brevard Concert Orchestra in a performance of works by Chabrier, Saint-Saens, and Tchaikovsky’s beloved score to the ballet Swan Lake, ticket holders are invited to attend The PreConcert at Thomas Hall one hour before this event, Tickets $15-$45, Brevard, NC 828-682-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 14
Brevard Music Center - Café Music, 7:30pm, Tickets $20 ,Brevard, NC 828-682-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 15
Brevard Music Center Brevard Symphonic Winds, 7:30pm, Free Event, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 15 - 19
Asheville Tourists Minor League Baseball, McCormick Field, Mon-Fri. 7:05pm, Asheville, NC 828-258-0428 theashevilletourists.com


July 16
Brevard Music Center - International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), 7:30pm, Tickets $20, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 17
Brevard Music Center Festival- Don Giovanni, 7:30pm, Brevard College, Mozarts’s classic opera Don Giovanni tells the tale of legendary seducer Don Juan as he swindles and cons his way through life until he finally encounters something he cannot dodge or outwit, the opera blends comedy, melodrama, and the supernatural all set to Mozart’s masterful score, ticket holders are invited to attend the Pre-Opera Talk at Scott Commons one hour before this event, Tickets $40, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 17 - 20
Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, US Cellular Center, Thurs - Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm, Admission: $8; Children under 12 free, Asheville, NC  828-298-7928 www.southernhighlandguild.org


July 17, August 21 & September 18
Rhythm & Brews Concert Series featuring The Fritz, Azalea Parking on King Street between 3rd & 4th Avenues, 6pm-9pm, free outdoor concert, bring a chair, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org


July 18
Brevard Music Center - Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2, 7:30pm, Internationally-acclaimed conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya makes his Brevard Music Center debut leading the Brevard Music Center Orchestra in a performance of Prokofiev and Brahms, ticket holders are invited to the Pre-Concert Talk at Thomas Hall 1 hour before this event, Tickets $15-$45, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 18 & 19
Asheville Invitational Horse Show, WNC Agricultural Center McGough Arena, Fletcher, NC 919-365-5149  www.wncagcenter.org

July 18, 25, August 1, 8 & 15
Music On Main Street concert series featuring Deano and the Dreamers (oldies rock & beach music) and the Hendersonville Antique Car Club hosts Classic Car Show; Visitors Information Center- 201. S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Friday through August 15, Bring a Chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages, Coolers or Backpacks/Tote Bags Allowed; seating area opens after 5:30pm / early admission is prohibited, an event of Henderson County Tourism Development Authority, Hendersonville, NC 800-828-4244 or 828-693-9708www.historichendersonville.org


July 19
Shriner’s Auction & Flea Market, North Henderson High School, preview 8am-10am, auction 10am, (cars, collectibles, new items, gift certificates, rounds of golf & more), Hendersonville, NC 828-329-5210

Ice Cream Social, in front of Historic Courthouse on the Square on Main Street, the Henderson County Heritage Museum in the Historic Courthouse kicks-off  the new exhibit Golden Age II, 10:30am-4pm, Hendersonville, NC  828-694-1619 hendersoncountymuseum.com

Brevard Music Center - Cinderella, 7:30pm, Miguel Harth-Bedoya leads the Brevard Sinfonia in a performance of Verdi, Mendelssohn, and Prokofiev’s suite from Cinderella, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 19 & 20
Craft Show, Henderson County Crafters Association, VFW, 10am-6pm, Hendersonville, NC

July 21
Brevard Music Center Festival- Sidney Outlaw, 7:30pm, Brevard College, Tickets $20, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 21, 28, August 4 & 11
Street Dance featuring Appalachian Fire & Mountain Thunder Cloggers, Visitor Information Center-201 S. Main Street, 7pm-9pm, (featuring mountain heritage bluegrass music, clogging and square dancing), bring a chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages, Coolers or Backpacks/Tote Bags Allowed; parking lot seating area opens after 5:30pm-early admission is prohibited; every Monday through August 11, an event of Henderson County Tourism Development Authority, Hendersonville, 800-828-4244 or 828-693-9708 www.historichendersonville.org


July 22
Blue Ridge Classic Horse Show, WNC Agricultural Center, McGough Arena, Fletcher, NC 919-672-3741

Brevard Music Center - Mary Chapin Carpenter, 7:30pm, Brevard Music Center, Country music superstar Mary Chapin Carpenter’s career includes 5 GRAMMY awards, 2 years as the Country Music Association’s Female Vocalist of the Year, and an introduction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Tickets $20-$50, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org

July 23
Folkmoot Festival, Blue Ridge Community College, 2pm, colorfully costumed traditional dancers and musicians from different countries converge on WNC to share their cultures with you through live music and dance; dance troupes from Taiwan, Russia, Turkey, Romania, Trinidad, Colombia, and Hawaii, (all groups perform), Adults $30, Students/Faculty $15, Children under 12 FREE, Flat Rock, NC 828-452-2997 www.folkmootusa.org

Folkmoot Festival, Asheville High School,7:30pm, colorfully costumed traditional dancers and musicians from different countries converge on WNC to share their cultures with you through live music and dance; dance troupes from Taiwan, Russia, Turkey, Romania, Trinidad, Colombia, and Hawaii, (all groups perform), Adults $30, Students/Faculty $15, Children under 12 FREE, Asheville, NC 828-452-2997 www.folkmootusa.org

Brevard Music Center Festival- Brevard Camerata, 7:30pm, Brevard College, Ken Lam conducts Stravinsky, Beethoven, and Mozart, Featuring soprano Ilana Davidson, Tickets $20, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 23 - 29
Asheville Tourists Minor League Baseball, McCormick Field, Mon-Fri. 7:05pm, Sat 6:05pm, Sun. 2:05pm, Asheville, NC 828-258-0428 theashevilletourists.com

July 24 - August 24
Flat Rock Playhouse presents the epic pop opera Miss Saigon, Some Adult Situations, Wed-Sat 8pm; Thurs, Sat & Sun 2pm, $40, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org

July 25
Brevard Music Center, Mozart and Mahler, 7:30pm, Keith Lockhart leads the Brevard Music Center Orchestra in a performance of two powerful works composed by true masters of the craft, ticket holders are invited to the Pre-Concert talk at Thomas Hall one hour before this event, Tickets $15-50, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 25, August 1, 8 & 15
Music On Main Street concert series featuring Sound Investment (oldies rock); Visitors Information Center - 201. S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Friday through August 15, Bring a Chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages, Coolers or Backpacks/Tote Bags Allowed; seating area opens after 5:30pm / early admission is prohibited, an event of Henderson County Tourism Development Authority, Hendersonville, NC 800-828-4244 or 828-693-9708 www.historichendersonville.org


July 26
Brevard Music Center - A Night at the Movies, 7:30pm, Film buffs and music lovers alike will enjoy hearing themes from their favorite films, Tickets $15-50, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org

Folkmoot Festival, Folkmoot Parade of Nations, 10:30am, Main Street, colorfully costumed traditional dancers and musicians from different countries converge on WNC to share their cultures with you through live music and dance; dance troupes from Taiwan, Russia, Turkey, Romania, Trinidad, Colombia, and Hawaii, free, Waynesville, NC 828-452-2997 www.folkmootusa.org


July 27
"Sunday Concerts at Providence", Providence Baptist Church, 3pm, free, informal concert will feature Katie Cilluffo, soprano and Bryant Belin, baritone with a variety of vocal music accompanied by pianist, Andrew Rogelberg, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-3081

Folkmoot Festival, Diana Wortham Theatre, 1:30pm, colorfully costumed traditional dancers and musicians from different countries converge on WNC to share their cultures with you thrsough live music and dance; dance troupes from Taiwan, Russia, Turkey, Romania, Trinidad, Colombia, and Hawaii, (all groups perform), Adults $30, Students/Faculty $15, Children under 12 FREE, Asheville, NC 828-452-2997 www.folkmootusa.org


July 28
Brevard Music Center - Brahms Clarinet Quintet, 7:30pm, Tickets $20, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 28, August 4 & 11
Street Dance featuring Bobby and Blue Ridge Tradition & Southern Connection Cloggers, Visitor Information Center-201 S. Main Street, 7pm-9pm, (featuring mountain heritage bluegrass music, clogging and square dancing), bring a chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages, Coolers or Backpacks/Tote Bags Allowed; parking lot seating area opens after 5:30pm-early admission is prohibited; every Monday through August 11, an event of Henderson County Tourism Development Authority, Hendersonville, 800-828-4244 or 828-693-9708 www.historichendersonville.org


July 29
Brevard Music Center - Supersonic, 7:30pm, Free Event, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 30
Biltmore Concert Series- ZZ Top, South Terrace of the Biltmore Estate, 8pm, tickets do not include or require estate admission, Asheville, NC 866-336-1255 www.biltmore.com

Brevard Music Center - Chamber Music of Franz Schubert, 7:30pm, Tickets $20, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


July 31
Biltmore Concert Series- Steely Dan, South Terrace of the Biltmore Estate, 8pm, Tickets do not include or require estate admission, Asheville, NC 866-336-1255 www.biltmore.com

Brevard Music Center Festival- Sweeny Todd, 7:30pm, Brevard College, Sondheim’s dark tale of violence, revenge, and pies has remained popular since its Broadway debut in 1979, Tickets $40, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org

July 31 – August 2
Mountain Dance & Folk Festival, Diana Wortham Theatre at Pack Place, Asheville, NC 828-257-4530www.folkmootusa.org


July 31 – August 3 & 7 - 9
Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presents Music on the Rock: The Songs of the 60s, tribute concert featuring the hits of the artists, 8:00pm, Hendersonville, NC  828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org


 
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