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Calendar of Events
June 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

June 1
Carolina Mountain Classic Horse Show, WNC Agricultural Center McGough Arena, Fletcher, NC  828-687-1414 www.wncagcenter.org

North Sea Gas, 2pm, Tryon Fine Arts Center, free event, one of Scotlands most popular folk bands with great vocals and tremendous three part harmonies, Tryon, NC 828-859-8322


June 1 - 15
NC Stage Company presents “A Conversation with Edith Head”,  Wed-Sat 7:30pm, Sunday 2:30pm, Asheville, NC  828-239-0263 www.ncstage.org


June 1 - 22
Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presents the contemporary musical The Last Five Years, Adult Situations, Wed-Sat 8pm; Sat & Sun 2pm, $40, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org


June 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


June 1 - December 31
Golden Age - "Coming of the Railroad" Exhibit, Apple Valley Model Railroad Club's replica of the Saluda Mountain Grade, steepest main-line standard gauge railroad in the United States; the Civil War Exhibit features artifacts of military weaponry & uniforms; and a replica of Hendersonville’s 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


June 2 & October 25
Mountain Men Tractor Pull, WNC Agricultural Center Fairgrounds, Fletcher, NC 828-682-2645 www.wncagcenter.org


June 6
Jeff Robinson PBR Rodeo, WNC Agricultural Center McGough Arena, Fletcher, NC 844-BIG-BULL www.wncagcenter.org


June 6 - 8, 13 - 15, 20 - 22, 27 - 29
Asheville Community Theatre presents musical comedy Spamalot, Fri & Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, recommend for mature audiences, Asheville, NC  828-254-1320 www.ashevilletheatre.org


June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 4, 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8 & 15
16th Annual Music On Main Street concert series Season Opener featuring Tuxedo Junction and the Hendersonville Antique Car Club hosts Classic Car Show; Visitor Information Center - 201. S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Friday through August 15, Bring a Chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages, Backpacks/Tote Bags 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 7
Henderson County Curb Market Old Timey Day, 8am-2pm (sausage & ham biscuits cooked on a wood stove, music, antique display, demonstrations & more) Hendersonville, NC 828-692-8012 www.curbmarket.com

Celebrate Flat Rock, Ice Cream Social, Flat Rock ViIlage Hall,12Noon-4pm, entertainment, free ice cream, food, music & blood drive, bring a chair, free summer concert 6pm-8pm, please leave your pets at home, rain date June 8, Flat Rock, NC 828-692-2929

Historic Connemara Walking Tours, Carl Sandburg Home, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, learn about the history of Connemara before the Sandburg's moved in, held in cooperation with the Village of Flat Rock Ice Cream Social, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-4178 www.nps.gov/carl

BRCC Summer Car Show 2014, featuring custom and antique vehicles on the campus of Blue Ridge Community College, 9am-3pm, Flat Rock, NC 828-694-1835

Fiber Feel Day, WNC Farmers Market, an event for farmers who raise sheep, goats, alpaca, llama and rabbits for their fiber and those interested in starting their own flock, farmers will sell fleeces, roving, yarns and value added products directly to handspinners, knitters, felters and weavers; 9am-1pm, admission and parking are free to the public, Asheville, NC


June 7 & 8
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, AKC All Breed Conformation Dog Show, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center Event Center, Fletcher, NC 828-333-0810  www.ashevillekennelclub.com


June 7, 14, 21 & 28
Rock ‘n Naturalists Guided Hikes, Chimney Rock Park, 11am, included with park admission Chimney Rock, NC 800-277-9611 www.chimneyrockpark.com


June 9, 16, 23 & 30
Monday Night Live concert series featuring Picante with Ruben Orengo (Latin jazz / Salsa); Visitor Information Center - 201. S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Monday through June 30, 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/monday-night-live.htm

June 18 - 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

June 11
Henderson County Library Youth Programs hosts Jeff Robbins - mountain music, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-697-4725 www.henderson.lib.nc.us

June 12
Henderson County Library presents Carroll Ownbey - classical harpist, 6:30pm-7:30pm, free & open to the public, Hendersonville, NC 828-697-4725 www.henderson.lib.nc.us

Team ECCO Ocean Center & Aquarium Concert Series featuring poet, composer, songwriter and performer Peggy Ratuz, The Melody Room at Two Guys Pizza, 7pm, $10, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-8386 www.teamecco.org


June 12 – 15
Asheville Tourists Minor League Baseball, McCormick Field, Mon-Fri. 7:05pm, Sat 6:05pm, Sun. 2:05pm, Asheville, NC 828-258-0428 theashevilletourists.com


June 12 - July 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

June 13 & 14
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 – 15
Western North Carolina Quilt Guild presents “Garden of Quilts” Show, Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall, showcase of quilts, vendors & sales shop; Fri & Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12pm-4pm, admission $5, Flat Rock, NC  828-884-8447 www.westernncquilters.org


June 13 - 15, 19 - 22, 26 - 29
Hendersonville Little Theatre presents the classic drama “A Raisin in the Sun”, this rarely staged play is considered one of the most important ever written, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Sundays 2pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-1082 hendersonvillelittletheater.org


June 13, 20, 27, July 4, 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8 & 15
Music On Main Street concert series features Wishful Thinkin playing beach music and 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, Backpacks/Tote Bags 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 14 & July 12
Concert in the Park, featuring “Dashboard Blues”, Fletcher Community Park, 6pm-8pm, free, bring a chair, Fletcher, NC 828-687-0751 www.fletcherparks.org


June 14, July 12, August 9 & September 13
Art In the Parking Lot, 124 4th Ave. E, local artists & jewelry show, Hendersonville, NC  828-693-4545

June 16, 23 & 30
Monday Night Live concert series featuring Letters to Abigail (Appalachian Americana); Visitor Information Center - 201. S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Monday through June 30, 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

June 18
Clarinet Quartet from the USAF Heritage of America Band Concert, Visitor Center-201 S. Main St., 7pm-8:30pm, free, bring a chair, 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 828-693-9708


June 19 - 22
Piedmont Paso Fino Horse Show, WNC Agricultural Center McGough Arena, Fletcher, NC 828-228-5842 www.ashevillealive2014.com


June 19, July 17, August 21 & September 18
Rhythm & Brews Concert Series featuring Balsam Range, 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


June 20 - 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


June 20, 27, July 4, 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8 & 15
Music On Main Street concert series features Emporium Band playing classic rock and the Hendersonville Antique Car Club hosts Classic Car Show; Visitor Information Center - 201. S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Friday through August 15, Bring a Chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages, Backpack/Tote Bags 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 21
Sidewalk Antique and Vintage Show, on the sidewalks of Main St., antique vendors display unique finds, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org

Solstice Arts,Tiggs Pond Retreat Center, 9am-5pm, art and fine craft free indoor event, over a dozen artists present a variety of crafts, including blacksmithing, stained class, pottery, and photography, music pickin’ parlor, and Saint Paul Mt. Vineyards wine tasting, free event, Zirconia, NC 828-697-0680

Movie on the Meadows "The Last of the Mohicans", Chimney Rock Park, Gate opens at 7:30pm, movie starts at 9pm, watch an outdoor movie on the big screen, bring a chair and a flashlight, Chimney Rock, NC  1-800-277-9611 chimneyrockpark.com

Brevard Music Center Festival- An Evening With Itzhak Perlman, 6pm, Brevard Music Center, Opening Night of the 2014 Festival, Ticket holders are invited to attend the Pre-Concert Talk at Thomas Hall one hour before this event, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


June 22
Do Tell Storyfest, Flat Rock Cinema, 1pm-2pm Children & Family Storytelling, No Fairytales Here! 3pm-5pm, Adults $12, Kids $7, Students $10; Flat Rock, NC 828-697-2463 dotellfestival.org

June 23
Brevard Music Center Festival- Schumann Piano Quintet, 7:30pm, Brevard College, Tickets $20, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


June 23 & 30
Monday Night Live concert series featuring The Red Dirt Revelators (blues); Visitor Information Center - 201. S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, every Monday through June 30, 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

June 23 - 30
Asheville Tourists Minor League Baseball, McCormick Field, Mon-Fri. 7:05pm, Sat 6:05pm, Sun. 2:05pm, Asheville, NC 828-258-0428 theashevilletourists.com

June 24
Brevard Music Center Festival- Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey, 7:30pm, Brevard Music Center, for over 50 years, Peter, Paul, and Mary helped define folk music.  We are thrilled to have Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey performing the hits that made them famous, Tickets $20-$55, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


June 25
Brevard Music Center Festival- A Soldier’s Tale, 7:30pm, Brevard College, Tickets $20, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


June 25 - 28
Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presents Music on the Rock: The Mamas & the Papas, tribute concert featuring the hits of the artists, 8:00pm, Hendersonville, NC  828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org


June 26
NC Barrel Horse Racing Finals, WNC Agricultural Center McGough Arena, Fletcher, NC 910-322-8601 www.wncagcenter.org

Brevard Music Center Festival- Opera’s Greatest Hits, 7:30pm, Brevard College, Janiec Opera Company students will perform ensemble pieces from some of opera’s most beloved titles with Jerome Shannon and the Brevard Festival Orchestra, $40, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


June 27
Brevard Music Center Festival- Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto, 7:30pm, Brevard Music Center, Legendary Swiss conductor Matthias Bamert leads the Brevard Music Center Orchestra in a performance of two powerful masterpieces, Featuring internationally-acclaimed pianist Ingrid Fliter, Ticket holders are invited to attend the Pre-Concert Talk at Thomas Hall one hour before this event, $15-$45, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


June 27, July 4, 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8 & 15
Music On Main Street concert series featuring Asheville’s 96.5 House Band playing classic rock 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, Backpacks/Tote bags 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 28
Amici Music presents “The Folk Influence” concert, 7pm, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hendersonville, doors open at 6:30pm, sweet treats available, suggested Donation $15, concert will feature cellist Frank Keel as part of the “Bach to Bluegrass” Series, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-3157

Brevard Music Center Festival- Bamert conduct Stravinsky, 7:30pm, Brevard Music Center, Matthias Bamert leads the Brevard Sinfonia in a performance of works by Haydn, Strauss, and Stravinsky, Ticket holders are invited to attend The PreConcert at Thomas Hall one hour before this event, Tickets $15-$45, 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


June 28, 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


June 29
Brevard Music Center Festival- Family Concert, 3pm Brevard Music Center, Ken Lam will lead the Brevard Concert Orchestra in a special one-hour performance of light-hearted classical music.  Ticket holders are invited to attend The PreConcert at Thomas Hall one hour before this event, $15, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


June 30
Monday Night Live concert series Seson Finale featuring Country Pride (Country & Western); Visitor Information Center - 201. S. Main St., 7pm-9pm, free, 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

Brevard Music Festival- Mendelssohn String Quintet, 7:30pm, Brevard Music Center, $20, Brevard, NC 828-862-2100 www.brevardmusic.org


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