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October Calendar of Events
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October 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

October 1 - 25
Flat Rock Playhouse presents the musical, “Pump Boys & Dinettes”, Mainstage, Wed-Sat 8pm; Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun 2pm; Flat Rock, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org

October 1- 31
Eliada Home’s Corn Maze, WNC’s largest non-profit Corn Maze with 100% of proceeds benefitting the children of Eliada, Wednesday & Thursday 9am-3pm, Friday & Saturday 10am-8pm, Sunday 10am-6pm, Adults $10 (ages 12 & over), Chldren $7 (ages 4-11), Children 3 & under free of charge, Seniors $8 (65 & over), Asheville, NC  828-254-5356 x 340 www.eliada.org/events-and-sponsorship/corn-maze/home

October 2 - 4
United States Dog Agility Association (USDAA) Dog Agility Trial, FENCE (Foothills Equestrian Nature Center), (dogs jump hurdles, race through tunnels and climb over A-frames at high speed) Fri & Sat 8am-2pm, Sun 8am-12pm, free admission & spectators are welcome, please leave your dogs comfortably at home, Sponsored by Blue Ridge Agility Club, Tryon, NC  828-713-3278 blueridgeagility.com

Asheville Quilt Show “A Harvest of Quilts” at the WNC Ag Center, Over 275 Quilts from all over the US; 9am-5pm Fri & Sat, 10am-4:30pm Sun; Admision $6; Fletcher, NC 707-337-2829 www.wncagcenter.org

October 2, 3, 9, 10, 15, 116, 17, 22, 24, 29, 30 & 31
The Haunted Farm sits on a mysterious, blood-soaked stretch of land where the deranged Missy Mae Lively eternally pines for her lost groom; frightful fun with three main parts to the Farm – The Woods, The Farm, and The Haunted Hayride; (new for 2015 - more gruesome scenes, horrifying sights, special effects, incredible details and startling scares then ever before), weekends open Dark-Midnight, open Thursday until 11pm, Haunted Farm General Admission -$19 (cash only), Zombie Army General Admission – $20 (cash only) $3 parking, 624 Townsend Rd., Hendersonville, NC 828-702-7911 www.nchauntedfarm.com

October 3
Farm City Day, Jackson Park (modern & antique farm equipment, old timey demonstrations & displays, live entertainment, crafts, competitions, children's games, tractor pull, food & more) 10am-4pm, free family fun, Hendersonville, NC  828-697-4884 or 828-697-4891

October 8
Hendersonville Community Band Fall Concert, Blue Ridge Community College, 3pm, Adults $10; Students Free. Flat Rock, NC www.hcbmusic.com

October 8 – 11 & 15 - 18
Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presents Music on the Rock: The Music of Chicago, tribute concert featuring the hits of the artists, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org

October 10
Motorama/Autorama, Main Street, 8 automobile dealers display their new 2016 models & 2 antique car clubs participate displaying their vintage & classic cars; 9am-3pm, free admission, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-9061

Barbeque & Bluegrass on the Ridge, viewing of Larry Ball's primitive collection & log cabins, 11am-3pm, $20, call for directions, Hendersonville, NC 828-694-1619

October 11
Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra presents "Danse Macabre", Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall, 7:30pm, Adults $35, Students $5, Flat Rock, NC 828-697-5884 www.hendersonvillesymphony.org

October 15 - 18
Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, US Cellular Center, over 200 juried artists, craft demonstrations & live regional music; Thurs - Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm, Admission: $8; Children under 12 free, Asheville, NC  828-298-7928 www.southernhighlandguild.org

October 17
Fall Into Flat Rock 5K & Family Fun Day, The Park at Flat Rock, demonstrations, mini curb market, storytelling, nature walk, food, & more; Race @ 9am, Family Fun Day 10:30am-3pm, admission is free, Flat Rock, NC 828-697-8100

Discovery Day, Tuxedo Park, enjoy the music, local arts and crafts, children’s activities, and food, 10am-5pm, Tuexdo, NC

Asheville Symphony Orchestra welcomes David Kim, concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra,Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, 8pm, Asheville, NC 828-254-7046 www.ashevillesymphony.org

October 18
Hendersonville Community Band Fall Concert, Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall, Adults $10, Flat Rock, NC  288-692-8801 www.hcbmusic.com

October 22 - 24
Fall Harvest Days, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center Fairgrounds, featuring hit n’ miss engines, tractors of all sizes, crafters, demonstrations, farm tools, antique engines, antique tractor pulls & swap meet; 8am-5pm daily, Adults $8, Children 12 & under free, 3-day pass $20, held rain or shine, sponsored by Apple Country Engine & Tractor Association, Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414 or 828-698-5312 www.applecountry.org

October 24
Bearfootin' Art Display Auction, auction of the Bearfootin' public art display that have been on the sidewalks of downtown since spring, fundraising auction that contributes to local non-profit and art in Historic Downtown, location & times TBD, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org

Bluegrass to Bach Concert Series finale featuring Cantarìa is a voluntary, not-for-profit community chorus; Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hendersonville, doors open 6:30pm, concert starts 7pm, refreshments available during intermission, suggested donation $15, Hendersonville, NC 828- 693-3157

October 29 – November 15
Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presents the Southern fried comedy “Catfish Moon”,  Wed-Sat 8pm; Thurs, Sat & Sun 2pm; Hendersonville, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org

October 31
Trick-or-Treat Street, Main Street, merchants offering trick or treating, Halloween costume contest registration & dance party between 4th & 5th Avenues; Trick or Treat @ 5pm, costume contest registration begins @ 4:30pm, with judging @ 5:45pm; Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org

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

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