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Calendar of Events
October 2015 Events

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

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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

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

October 2 - 4
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

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 3 - 5
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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