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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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Garden Jubilee | Music on Main Street | Street Dances | NC Apple Festival | Farm City Day | Home for the Holidays

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 - 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 & 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, 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 Information 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


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 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 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

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


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 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
Main Street Mile Fun Run, 4th Ave. E., 1 mile run up & down Main Street, 5:30pm, free, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org

Rhythm & Brews Concert Series, Azalea Parking on King Street between 3rd & 4th Avenues, 6pm-9pm, free outdoor concert featuring a variety of music, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.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 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 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, 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 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 31 – August 2
Mountain Dance & Folk Festival, Diana Wortham Theatre at Pack Place, Asheville, NC 828-257-4530 www.folkheritage.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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