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Calendar of Events
September 2015 Events

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

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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 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

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 3 - 7
Asheville Tourists Minor League Baseball, McCormick Field, Mon-Fri. 7:05pm, Sat 6:05pm, Sun. 2:05pm, Asheville, NC 828-258-0428 www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t573

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
Oskar Blues Brewery's inaugural Steep Canyon 50K & Relay Hullabaloo at REEB Ranch, an all-day event that includes a 50 kilometer ultra-run and three-person relay race, followed by live music, beer, food and camping; Ultra Marathonand Relay start at 12pm, Hullabaloo gets in full swing with music starting at 5pm, advance tickets are $20/person (children under 10 admitted free with an adult), rustic camping is available for $15 per tent, all proceeds benefit Can’d Aid Foundation, Hendersonville, NC steepcanyon50k.com/register-for-race-buy-hullabaloo-tickets.html

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 & 12
Bullington Gardens Fall Plant Sale, 10am-4pm, late blooming perennials and annuals, Hendersonville, NC  828-698-6104 bullingtongardens.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 12
Bullington Gardens Fall Plant Sale, 10am-4pm, includes many late blooming perennials and annuals, gardening-related items and books, Hendersonville, NC 828-698-6104 www.bullingtongardens.org

Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra presents "A Blue Danbue Evening", Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall, 7:30pm, Adults $35, Students $5, Flat Rock, NC 828-697-5884 www.hendersonvillesymphony.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

Rhythm & Brews Concert Series Finale featuring "Aaron Burdett & Eric Congdon, Azalea Parking Lot along King St. between 3rd &4th Avenues, music starts at 5pm, headline acts from 7pm-9pm, free, seating space is limited; beer, wine & food available, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 downtownhendersonville.org


September 17 - 20
Open Studio Tour of Henderson County, a free self-guided tour featuring fine art and craft studios throughout Henderson County, Original works in paintings, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, fiber arts, metal arts, woodworking, and glass are offered by artists from the county; Preview Party at Rhythm & Brews Sept 17 from 5-9pm, Sept 19 & 20 10am-5pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-698-8775 www.openstudiotourhc.com

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
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 www.curbmarket.com

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


 
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