Official site of Henderson County Tourism Development Authority

Hendersonville ~ Flat Rock ~ Laurel Park ~ Mills River ~ Fletcher ~ Etowah
Horse Shoe ~ Tuxedo ~ Zirconia ~ Bat Cave ~ Gerton ~ Edneyville ~ Naples

Visitors Information Center
800.828.4244
828.693.9708

Calendar of Events
October 2014 Events

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

Call each event to confirm dates, times, location & possible cancellations


January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
Garden Jubilee | Music on Main Street | Street Dances | NC Apple Festival | Farm City Day | Home for the Holidays
Fall Leaf Season |Leaf Report | Apple Orchards & Tours | Apple Harvest Tour

October 1 - 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

October 1 - 31
Golden Age l & ll - "Coming of the Railroad" Exhibit, a replica of the Saluda Mountain Grade - steepest main-line standard gauge railroad in the US & the History of Laurel Park when visitors crowded the area's lakes and pavilions to swim by day and dance by night; and a replica of a general store; Henderson County Heritage Museum, Wed.- Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 1pm-5pm, free, Hendersonville, NC 828-694-1619 www.hendersoncountymuseum.com


October 2 - 5
NC Championship Walking Horse Show, WNC Agicultural Center McGough Arena, Fletcher, NC  828-687-1414 or 919-681-4431 www.wncagcenter.org


October 2 - 26
Flat Rock Playhouse presents the Tony Award winning musical comedy, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Wed-Sat 8pm; Thurs, Sat & Sun 2pm, $40, mild adult content, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org


October 4
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-4:pm, free family fun, Hendersonville, NC  828-697-4884 or 828-697-4891 www.hendersoncountypublicschoolsnc.org/johnson-farm


October 4 & 5
“Art on Main” Fine Art/Fine Craft Show, Historic Downtown along Main Street, 10am-5pm, a high quality show to featuring the finest artists & artisans from the southeast, a judged & juried show, produced by The Arts Council of Henderson Council, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-8504 www.acofhc.org/artmain.htm


October 11
Motorama, Main Street, automobile dealers display their new 2015 models, antique & classic cars show; 9am-3pm, sponsored by the Great Smoky Mountain Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America call 828-891-8299 & the Hendersonville Antique Car Club 828-697-8344, for information on New Car Show call 828-693-9061, Hendersonville, NC

Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra presents “Fiesta, featuring Jorge Federico Osorio, Pianist”, Blue Ridge Community College Concert Hall, tickets $35, $5 for students, Flat Rock NC, 828-697-5884 hendersonvillesymphony.org

Historic 7th Avenue Bazaar, Historic Depot Plaza, a street festival with a variety of art & crafts, entertainment, food & more; 10am-5pm, Hendersonville, NC  828-674-3067 www.historic7thave.com


October 11 & 12
Asheville Gun & Knife Show, WNC Agricultural Center Event Center, Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414 or 770-267-0989 www.wncagcenter.org

Train Show, WNC Agricultural Center Expo Center, Fletcher, NC 828-685-2726 www.wncagcenter.org


October 16 – 19 & 23 - 26
Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presents Music on the Rock: John Denver, tribute concert featuring the hits of the artists, 8:00pm, Hendersonville, NC  828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org


October 17
Henderson County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall, 3pm-6pm, unique showcase for all types of business Flat Rock, NC 828-692-1413 www.hendersoncountychamber.org

October 17 & 18
WNC Antique Truck and Tractor Show, WNC Agricultural Center Fairgrounds, Fletcher, NC 828-779-4305  www.wncagcenter.org


October 17 - 19, 23 - 26, 30 – 31,  November 1 & 2
Hendersonville Little Theatre presents the romantic-comedy “Sylvia”, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Sundays 2pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-1082 hendersonvillelittletheater.org


October 18 & 19
Tour de Falls, DuPont State Recreational Forest, 9:00am-2:30pm, buses will be available in the parking lot on DuPont/Staton Rd. to take visitors to High Falls, Triple Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Lake Julia, donation - adults $12, $6 ages 6-17, buses are not handicap accessible, no pets are allowed on the bus, sponsored by Friends of DuPont Forest, Hendersonville, NC 828-877-6527 www.dupontforest.com

Arts & Crafts Show, VFW Post 5206 2nd Floor, 10am-6pm, sponsored by Henderson County Crafters Assoc., Hendersonville, NC  828-407-7159


October 23 - 25
Fall Harvest Days, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center Fairgrounds, featuring crafters, demonstrations, farm tools, antique engines, antique tractor pulls & swap meet; 8am-5pm, 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 828-654-7901 www.applecountry.org


October 24 - 26
Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center McGough Arena, (100’s of animals, crafters, workshops & demonstrations), Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414 or 828-242-3446 saffsite.org


October 25
Bearfootin' Art Display Auction, auction of the Bearfootin' public art display that have been on the sidewalks of downtown since spring, 2:30pm-5pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org

Mountain Men Tractor Pull, WNC Agricultural Center Fairgrounds, Fletcher, NC 828-682-2645 www.wncagcenter.org


October 28 - November 1
2014 Golden Retriever Club Of America National Specialty, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center, golden retrievers competing in conformation, obedience, & agility; Fletcher, NC 2014national.com


October 31
Trick-or-Treat Street, Main Street from Allen St - 6th Ave, merchants offering trick or treating, Halloween costume contest & dance party; 4:30pm-7:30pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org


October 31 - November 2
American Kennel Club (AKC) Dog Agility Trial & ISC Qualifier, WNC Agricultural Center McGough Arena (dogs jump hurdles, race through tunnels and climb over A-frames at high speed), home, Sponsored by Western Carolina Dog Fanciers Association, Fletcher, NC 828-734-3184 www.wcdfa.org

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