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Calendar of Events
June 2015 Events

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


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June 1 - 3
Asheville Tourists Minor League Baseball, McCormick Field, Mon-Fri. 7:05pm, Sat 6:05pm, Sun. 2:05pm, Asheville, NC 828-258-0428 www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t573

June 1 - 23
Bearfootin Public Art Display, 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

June 4 - 21
Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presents warm-hearted comedy “Over the River and Through the Woods”, about the lives of an Italian-American family, Wed-Sat 8pm; Thurs, Sat & Sun 2pm; Flat Rock, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org


June 5 – June 28
Asheville Community Theatre presents The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm; Sundays 2:30pm, Asheville NC 828-245-1320 www.ashevilletheatre.org


June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3,10, 17, 24, 31, August 7 & 14
17th Annual Music On Main Street concert series Season Opener featuring Tuxedo Junction and the Hendersonville Antique Car Club hosts Classic Car Show; Visitor Center - 201 S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Friday through August 14, Bring a Chair, No - Pets, Alcoholic Beverages, or Coolers 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

June 6
National Trails Day at Chimney Rock State Park, Park naturalists will lead complimentary guided hikes throughout the day, perfect for the whole family, Included with park admission, Chimney Rock, NC  828-625-9611 www.chimneyrockpark.com


June 6 & 7
Western North Carolina Air Museum Annual Air Fair, 10am-5pm, (Air Museum open house, antique aircraft on display & flybys, memorabilia & artifacts on display & rides available), free admission, Hendersonville, 828-698-2482 www.wncairmuseum.com

Asheville Kennel Club All Breed Conformation Dog Show, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center Event Center, Fletcher, NC 828-333-0810 www.ashevillekennelclub.com


June 8, 15, 22 & 29
2nd Annual Monday Night Live concert series season opener featuring Lynn Goldsmith & the Jeter Mountain Band (Folk/Bluegrass); Visitor Center – 201 S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Monday through June 29, Bring a Chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages or Coolers 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/monday-night-live.htm


June 9 - 15
Asheville Tourists Minor League Baseball, McCormick Field, Mon-Fri. 7:05pm, Sat 6:05pm, Sun. 2:05pm, Asheville, NC 828-258-0428 www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t573

June 12-14, 18-21 & 25-28
Hendersonville Little Theatre presents the classic madcap comedy “Arsenic & Old Lace”, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-1082 hendersonvillelittletheater.org


June 12, 19, 26, July 3,10, 17, 24, 31, August 7 & 14
17th Annual Music On Main Street concert series featuring Dashboard Blue (oldies rock & beach) & Corvette Car Show; Visitor Center - 201 S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Friday through August 14, Bring a Chair, No - Pets, Alcoholic Beverages, or Coolers 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


June 12 & 13
Blue Ridge Barbecue & Music Festival, (sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society, cook teams from across the US; live music, kids fun park, Foothills Arts & Craft Festival), Harmon Field, held rain or shine, Tryon, NC 828-859-7427 www.blueridgebbqfestival.com

June 13
Lure of the Dragon Boat Race and Festival; Morse Park, 9am-7pm; Teams from across the region paddle 250 meters down the Rocky Broad River in 30-foot-long dragon boats dressed out in dragon heads, tails and scales all in the name of children's charities. The day features the parade of the dragons, a family friendly festival, food and live music; Lake Lure, NC 828-625-9983 www.lureofthedragons.org

National Get Outdoors Day at Chimney Rock State Park, kids activities and family-friendly hikes offered throughout the day, included with park admission, Chimney Rock, NC 828-625-9611 www.chimneyrockpark.com

4th Annual Movie on the Meadows at Chimney Rock State Park featuring Dr. Seuss “The Lorax”, watch an outdoor movie on the big screen, bring a blanket or chair and a flashlight, $12 per car, $8 per car for annual passholders, Chimney Rock, NC  828-625 9611 www.chimneyrockpark.com


June 13, October 31 & November 21
Wildwood Tales and Music, Feed & Seed Listening Room, Riveting Stories for Adults & Family, free admission, 4-5pm before evening music, 4-5pm before evening music, free, Fletcher, NC 828-684-0481 www.feedandseednc.com


June 15, 22 & 29
2nd Annual Monday Night Live concert series, The Eric Congdon Band (bluesy rock & R&B), Visitor Center – 201 S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Monday through June 29, Bring a Chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages or Coolers 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/monday-night-live.htm


June 15, 22, 29, July 6 & 13
UNC Asheville’s Concerts on the Quad spanning many musical genres, free, bring a chair, blankets and picnics; Asheville, NC  828-251-6674 news.unca.edu/articles/concerts-quad-return-unc-asheville-summer-2015


June 18 – July 12
Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presents the charming musical satire of office politics and corporate culture, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”, Mainstage, Wed-Sat 8pm; Thurs, Sat & Sun 2pm; Flat Rock, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org


June, 18, July 16, August 20, & September 17
Rhythm & Brews Concert Series featuring The Fritz, Azalea Parking Lot along King St. between 3rd &4th Avenues, music starts at 5pm, headline acts from 7pm-9pm, free, seating space is limited; beer, wine & food available, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 downtownhendersonville.org

June 19 - August 2
Brevard Music Center Festival, one of country's premier summer institute and festivals with a community of student and professional musicians, Brevard, NC 828-862-2105 or 888-384-8682 www.brevardmusic.org


June 19, 26, July 3,10, 17, 24, 31, August 7 & 14
17th Annual Music On Main Street concert series, featuring Southern Crescent (variety music) and the Hendersonville Antique Car Club hosts Classic Car Show; Visitor Center - 201 S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Friday through August 14, Bring a Chair, No - Pets, Alcoholic Beverages, or Coolers 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


June 20
Sidewalk Antique and Vintage Show, on the sidewalks of Main St., antique vendors display unique finds, held rain or shine, 8am-5pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org

Bug Day at the Cradle of Forestry, all ages are invited to learn about insects and other arthropods through guided events in and around the Forest Discovery Center, 9am-5pm, Pisgah Forest, NC 828-877-3130 cradleofforestry.org


June 20 & 21
Solstice Arts Festival at Tigg’s Pond Retreat Center, free arts and crafts event featuring more than a dozen artists, 9am-5pm on Sat, 12pm-5pm on Sun, Zirconia, NC 828-698-9775 www.tiggspondretreatcenter.com

Prepper Show at the WNC Ag Center, 100s of tables of survival and preparedness gear and seminars, 9am-6pm Sat, 9am-4pm Sun, Event Center, Fletcher, NC 563-927-8176 www.wncagcenter.org


June 21
Music by the Lake featuring Cecilia St. King, Blue Ridge Community College, 5pm-7pm, admission is free, bring a picnic and lawn chairs, in the event of inclement weather, the concert will take place in the Thomas Auditorium in the Sink Building; Flat Rock, NC  828-694-1743


June 22 & 29
2nd Annual Monday Night Live concert series, featuring Picante playing Latin, Rock, Reggae& Jazz, Visitor Center – 201 S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Monday through June 29, Bring a Chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages or Coolers 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/monday-night-live.htm

June 22, 29, July 6 & 13
UNC Asheville’s Concerts on the Quad spanning many musical genres; free; bring a chair, blankets and picnics; Asheville NC 828-251-6675


June 23
Asheville Tourists Minor League Baseball, McCormick Field, Mon-Fri. 7:05pm, Sat 6:05pm, Sun. 2:05pm, Asheville, NC 828-258-0428 www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t573

June 24 - August 8
The Carl Sandburg Home and The Vagabond School of the Drama presents The People’s Poet based on Sandburg’s poetry collection - enjoyable for audiences of all ages on Wednesday and Friday & Rootabaga! based on tales from Sandburg's collection of children's stories performed on Thursday and Saturday, 10:15am-10:45am, free, held rain or shine, Carl Sandburg Home amphitheatre, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-4178 www.nps.gov/carl


June 25 & 27
Asheville Lyric Opera and the Brevard Music Center co-produce Giuseppe Verdi’s masterful opera “Rigoletto”, Porter Center at Brevard College, Brevard, NC  828-236-0670


June 25-28
East Coast Miniature Horse Show, WNC Ag Center, McGough Arena, National Show of Championship miniature horses, Fletcher, NC 336-655-5360 www.ecmhc.com


June 26 & 27
Asheville Lyric Opera and the Brevard Music Center co-produce Giuseppe Verdi’s masterful opera “Rigoletto”, Porter Center at Brevard College, Brevard, NC  828-236-0670 ashevillelyric.org


June 26, July 3,10, 17, 24, 31, August 7 & 14
17th Annual Music On Main Street concert series featuring Emporium Band (classic rock) & Corvette Car Show; Visitor Center - 201 S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Friday through August 14, Bring a Chair, No - Pets, Alcoholic Beverages, or Coolers 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

June 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 15, 22, 29 & September 5
Shindig on the Green, bluegrass music, big circle mountain dancers, storytellers and cloggers; downtown Pack Square Park, 7-10pm, bring a lawn chair, free, City ordinance prohibits, dogs, alcohol, and smoking in Pack Square Park, Asheville, NC 828-258-6101 x345 www.folkheritage.org/shindigonthegreen.htm

June 29
2nd Annual Monday Night Live concert series Season Finale, featuring Pop the Clutch playing Rockin' R&B, Visitor Center – 201 S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, Bring a Chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages or Coolers 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/monday-night-live.htm


June 30 - July 3
Asheville Tourists Minor League Baseball, McCormick Field, Mon-Fri. 7:05pm, Sat 6:05pm, Sun. 2:05pm, Asheville, NC 828-258-0428 www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t573

Call phone number listed on each event to confirm dates. times, location & possible cancellations
 
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