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Calendar of Events
September 2015 Events

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

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
Calendar of Events | 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 2 - 6
Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presents “Crimes of the Heart”, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1981, set in a small Mississippi town and examines the lives of three quirky sisters, Wed-Sat 8pm; Thurs, Sat & Sun 2pm; Hendersonville, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org


September 4 - 7
69th 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, no pets allowed, King Apple Parade on Labor Day @ 2:30pm, Hendersonville, NC  828-697-4557 www.ncapplefestival.org


September 5
Shindig on the Green, bluegrass music, big circle mountain dancers, storytellers and cloggers; downtown Pack Square Park, 7-10pm, bring a lawn chair, free, City ordinance prohibits, dogs, alcohol, and smoking in Pack Square Park, Asheville, NC 828-258-6101 x345 www.folkheritage.org/shindigonthegreen.htm


September 7
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 www.ncapplefestival.org

 
September 10 - 27
Flat Rock Playhouse presents “Fly”, based on the experiences of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African American flyers in the U.S. military during World War II, Mainstage, Wed-Sat 8pm; Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun 2pm; Flat Rock, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org

September 11 - 20
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, 828-687-1414 www.mountainfair.org


September 17
Naturalization Ceremony, Carl Sandburg Home Amphitheater, welcome new U.S. Citizens to western North Carolina as they take their oath of allegiance, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-4178 www.nps.gov/carl


September 19
Flock to the Rock, Chimney Rock State Park, the regions premier fall migration birding event features bird walks and kids’ activities, 11am-3pm, included with park admission, Chimney Rock, NC 828-625-9611 www.chimneyrockpark.com


September 26
National Parks Fee Free Days, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site and national parks across the country are honoring National Public Lands Day by waiving admission fees, open from 9am-5pm, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-4178 www.nps.gov/carl

September 26 & 27
Tour de Falls, DuPont State Recreational Forest, 9am-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, buses are not handicap accessible, no pets are allowed on the bus, reservations not accepted, sponsored by Friends of DuPont Forest, Hendersonville, NC 828-877-6527 www.dupontforest.com


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