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Calendar of Events
September 2014 Events

Compiled by Henderson County Tourism Development Authority

Information Subject to Change or Cancellation

Garden Jubilee | Music on Main Street | Street Dances | Monday Night Live | NC Apple Festival | Farm City Day | Home for the Holidays
Fall Leaf Season | Leaf Report | Apple Orchards & Tours | Apple Harvest Tour

September 1
68th North Carolina Apple Festival, Downtown (street fair, arts & crafts, entertainment, children's activities, parade, food & more) Street Fair - Fri-Sun 10:00am-8:00pm, Mon. 10am-5pm, from 6th Ave to Caswell St., Hendersonville, NC 828-697-4557

King Apple Parade, on Labor Day, 2:30pm, Main Street from Five points to Caswell Street, (NC Apple Festival Event) Hendersonville, NC 828-697-4557

September 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

September 1 - December 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

September 1 - 14
Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presents the comedy The Mystery of Irma Vep, Wed-Sat 8pm; Sat & Sun 2pm, Hendersonville, NC , NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008

September 5 - 14
NC Mountain State Fair, WNC Agricultural Center, the third largest fair in North Carolina, (celebrates the heritage of the Blue Ridge Mountains, including agriculture, music, crafts, art, food, entertainment, display of livestock, competitions, & midway amusement rides), Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414

September 6
Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra presents “Crossroads: The Corner of Classical and Bluegrass”, Blue Ridge Community College Concert Hall, $35, $5 for students, Flat Rock, NC 828-697-5884

September 11 - 14 & 18 - 21
Flat Rock Playhouse special event the Music of James Bond, countless iconic songs about the world's most favorite spy come to life on stage, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008

September 12 - 13
Bullington Gardens Fall Plant Sale, featuring many late-blooming perennials & annuals, proceeds benefit the educational programs at Bullington Gardens, 9am-3pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-698-6104

September 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27
Friends of the Henderson County Library Book Sale, 1940 Spartanburg Hwy., over 100,000 books, CD’s, DVD’s, tapes & records on sale for a fraction of their original price, benefits the Friends of the Henderson County Library to fund & enhance library programs, Hendersonville, NC 828-697-4725

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

September 17
Citizenship Day and Naturalization Ceremony, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, 11am (time may change),  witness North Carolina residents becoming new American Citizens through an official oath-taking ceremony, open to the public, Flat Rock, NC  828-693-4178

September 18
Rhythm & Brews Concert Series featuring Blue Dogs, Azalea Parking on King Street between 3rd & 4th Avenues, 6pm-9pm, free outdoor concert, bring a chair, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216

Open Studio Tour of Henderson County Preview Party, part of Hendersonville Rhythm&Brews, 5pm-8pm, Azalea Parking on King Street between 3rd & 4th Avenues, sample of work by each of the 57 artists on the tour will be displayed in four tents, Hendersonville, NC  828-698-8775 or 828-890-3929

September 20 & 21
Open Studio Tour of Henderson County, self-guided tour of 30 fine art and fine craft studios throughout Henderson County, 10am-5pm daily, Henderson County, NC 828-890-3929

Flock to the Rock, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, WNC’s premier fall migration birding event, included with paid Park admission, Chimney Rock, NC 828-625-9611 or 800-277-9611

September 21
Henderson County Public Library Centennial Birthday Celebration, 1:00pm–4:00pm, activities for all ages & library tours, Hendersonville, NC 828-697-4725

Carolina Mountain Home Showcase, WNC Agricultural Center, Event Center, Fletcher, NC 828-329-1671

September 24 - 28
GEAR Rally, WNC Agricultural Center, Fairgrounds, Fletcher, NC 570-279-0756

September 26 - 28
Asheville Quilt Show, WNC Agricultural Center Expo Bldg, Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414 or 828-281-3653

September 27
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

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