Calendar Of Events

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Aging Projects, Inc. 4th annual “Aging in Place @ Blue Ridge Community College
Sep 21 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Aging Projects, Inc. 4th annual “Aging in Place @ Blue Ridge Community College

Aging Projects, Inc. 4th annual “Aging in Place. It’s In Your Future,” National Conference. Helps seniors, caregivers and community organizations resources to age in place. Blue Ridge Community College Technology Education Development Center. 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Free of charge. 180 Campus Drive, Flat Rock, 828-776-1390. www.agingprojectsinc.org

Wicked Plants: The Exhibit @ North Carolina Arboretum
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wicked Plants: The Exhibit @ North Carolina Arboretum  | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

On exhibit September 16, 2017 – January 7, 2018, inside the Baker Exhibit Center, The North Carolina Arboretum’s popular, one-of-a-kind traveling exhibit,Wicked Plants, returns to the Arboretum this fall! Inspired by author Amy Stewart’s best selling book “Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln’s Mother and other Botanical Atrocities,” this fun-filled, family-friendly exhibit gives visitors a safe, hands-on experience with some of the world’s most harmful plants and diabolical botanicals.

Featuring more than 100 plants and thrilling two- and three-dimensional interactives, Wicked Plants is set inside a Victorian-era ramshackle home where visitors migrate from room to room and learn about various poisonous plants that may be lurking in one’s own home or backyard. By incorporating history, storytelling and science, Wicked Plants provides visitors with a treasure trove of bloodcurdling botany that will entertain, alarm and enlighten.

Winged Wonders: Step into the world of Butterflies @ Western North Carolina Arboretum
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Winged Wonders: Step into the world of Butterflies @ Western North Carolina Arboretum  | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

See the miracle of metamorphosis before your very eyes. On display May 13 – October 29, inside the Baker Exhibit Center Greenhouse, Winged Wonders is an indoor butterfly exhibit featuring a chrysalis-rearing chamber and a walk-through butterfly house where visitors can meet a whole host of local butterfly species, including monarchs, swallowtails and more.

Bearfootin’ Public Art Walk @ Downtown Hendersonville
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am
Bearfootin' Public Art Walk @ Downtown Hendersonville

Bearfootin’ Public Art Walk is an annual tradition that brings custom designed bear statutes to the streets of downtown Hendersonville. On October 21 the bears go up for auction with the proceeds going to local non-profit organizations. Main St., Hendersonville, 828-233-3205.

Waterfalls ‘n Wine @ Pisgah Field School
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Waterfalls 'n Wine @ Pisgah Field School  | Nebo | North Carolina | United States

With over 250 waterfalls within Transylvania County, it’s no wonder that you don’t know where to start looking for them!  We’ll guide you to five of the most beautiful of the bunch, leaving room for some education on the unique history of Pisgah National Forest and maybe a little flora and fauna ID.  We’ll end the trip in beautiful downtown Brevard with a wine tasting at Broad Street Wines.  Make the most of your trip to the NC Mountains!  Hiking up to one mile and pre-registration are required for this tour.  Bring a sack lunch and rain gear. Please call 828-884-3443 for more information.

Amadeus: Starring Million Dollar Quartet’s Nat Zegree @ Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm
Amadeus: Starring Million Dollar Quartet's Nat Zegree @ Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage

Nat Zegree, Jerry Lee Lewis from last year’s hit smash Million Dollar Quartet,  returns to Flat Rock Playhouse to star as one of the original bad boys of popular music… Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Open Studio Tour Preview Party @ South Main Street
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Get a seek peek of the 2017 Henderson County Open Studio Tour at the Preview Party on Thursday, September 21! Meet the artists at Rhythm & Brews from 5-7pm on South Main Street.

Rhythm and Brews @ Allen & Caswell
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm
Rhythm and Brews @ Allen & Caswell

Rhythm & Brews, Free downtown concert, Third Thursday of each month May-September, on South Main Street between Allen & Caswell Streets, music starts at 5pm, headline acts from 7pm-9pm, free, seating space is limited; beer, wine & food available.

2017 Concert Headliners include: 

May 18 – The Get Right Band 

June 15 – Major & the Monbacks

July 20 – The Steel Wheels 

August 17 – Come Back Alice

September 21 – Backup Planet

You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown @ Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm
You're A Good Man Charlie Brown @ Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown
Based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz Book
Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner
Additional Dialogue by Michael Mayer
Additional Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Original Direction for this version of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” by Michael Mayer
Originally Produced in New York by Arthur Whitelaw and Gene Persson

Happiness is…this charming musical featuring the beloved Charles M. Shulz Peanuts gang. Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Schroeder…and yes Snoopy too!  A delight for the whole family.

Amadeus: Starring Million Dollar Quartet’s Nat Zegree @ Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm
Amadeus: Starring Million Dollar Quartet's Nat Zegree @ Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage

Nat Zegree, Jerry Lee Lewis from last year’s hit smash Million Dollar Quartet,  returns to Flat Rock Playhouse to star as one of the original bad boys of popular music… Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.