Art House Venue

5 Highland Park Rd.
East Flat Rock, NC 28726
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  • The Art House Venue is an affordable elegant 4,700 square foot facility
  • A venue for any special occasion or a group gathering
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290 Lance Rd
Mills River, NC 28759
8 Houses
(828) 891-8288
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Amenities include:

  • Air Conditioned
  • Handicap Access
  • Credit Cards
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Pet Friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Internet Access
  • TV/Sat/Cable


Bold Rock Hard Cider

72 School House Road
Mills River, NC 28759
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  • Bold Rock Hard Cider is the biggest craft cider maker in the Carolinas.
  • The Mills River cidery uses apples sourced only from Henderson County.
  • The Cidery offers complimentary daily tours and tastings and features an expansive tasting room with overhead views of the bottling line.
  • Relax outside on the patio or inside the tasting room as you enjoy one of their award-winning varieties of Bold Rock Hard Cider.
  • Open 7 days per week, has a permanent food truck on-site, regularly has live music, movies on the big screen, and other special events.
  • Bold Rock Mills River Cidery offers complimentary tours Saturday and Sunday at 1, 3, & 5 pm.

Bonclarken Conference Center

500 Pine Dr.
Flat Rock, NC 28731
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  • Christian Conference Center (Associate Reformed Presbyterian)
  • Accommodations for groups of 5 to 350 guests
  • Lodging and meeting spaces for adult, family & youth retreats
  • Group dining and recreation options
  • (Note:  *no longer offering catering service or lodging except to their own conferences)

Brookside Pavilion at Featherstone Creek

18 Highlander Lane
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Create the wedding of your dreams within the beauty of our outdoor Pavilion, which provides a rustic setting with a pond and waterfall, and gorgeous wooded surroundings. You have choices…as they provide the setting to help you create a beautiful and intimate day without the cost of a big wedding. Make your dream a reality…and say your vows within the beauty of Brookside Pavilion’s surroundings. 

Ideal for marriage proposals, elopements, intimate weddings, or vow renewal ceremonies. The beautiful surroundings are also the perfect setting for your professional engagement or senior photo sessions.


  • Pavilion
  • Scenic grounds (12 acres)
  • Open fields surrounded by forest for privacy
  • Scenic mountain stream with deck overlooking pond
  • Tent area

Bullington Gardens

95 Upper Red Oak Trail
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Bullington Gardens is a 12-acre, nonprofit horticultural education center offering programs, activities and workshops.The gardens and grounds include a therapy garden, shade garden, butterfly garden, perennial borders, native woodland garden, pumpkin patch and herb garden. The grounds also include a half-mile nature trail through the wooded area of the gardens.

  • Check web site for hours
  • No admission charged
  • Donations appreciated

Burntshirt Vineyards

2695 Sugarloaf Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Cabbage Rose Venue

417 7th Ave. E.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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1930s venue located in the heart of Historic Downtown Hendersonville, across from the Historic Depot and walking distance to breweries, restaurants, food trucks and more. Facility rental includes seating – all tables and benches handmade from locally sourced materials.

  • Features industrial-chic style  
  • Over 2,000 square feet of space
  • Lounge
  • Exclusive parlor

Cabin Fever

7337 Spartanburg Hwy.
Saluda, NC 28773
7 Units
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Amenities include:

  • Air Conditioned
  • Handicap Access
  • Credit Cards
  • Pet Friendly
  • Fire Pit
  • Internet Access
  • TV/Sat/Cable


Henderson County Public Library Main Library

301 N. Washington St.
Hnedersonville, NC 28739
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  • The Henderson County Public Library system is among the top mid-size county libraries in North Carolina. There are 6 branch libraries located throughout Henderson County. 
  • The Library offers a wonderful selection of reading materials, story time, events, classes and programs.
  • Computer use is available free for library card holders (patrons must have their library card number). Guests may purchase a computer use pass.
  • The Kaplan Auditorium is located in the Main Library on Washington Street. 



Hendersonville Community Theatre

229 S Washington St
Hendersonville, NC 28739
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The Hendersonville Community Theatre, Inc. is a non-profit, non-professional, volunteer based organization of theater-lovers, was formed in 1966. The theater was known as the Hendersonville Little Theatre for more than 50 years. The season runs from May through early-November and special events during the off-season. Tickets are available for a single show or season tickets.

Highland Lake Inn & Resort

86 Lily Pad Lane
Flat Rock, NC 28731
53 Rooms
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Poised atop 26 scenic acres, that includes a 40-acre private lake that offers kayaks, canoes, and paddleboats. The property’s activities include tennis courts, bicycles, volleyball, badminton, horseshoes, corn hole, and walking trails. The game room is equipped with billiards, ping-pong, and foosball tables.


  • Air Conditioned
  • Handicap Access
  • Pool/Swimming
  • Phones
  • Credit Cards
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Pet Friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Internet Access
  • Meeting Facilities / Conference Space
  • TV/Sat/Cable


Historic Henderson County Courthouse

1 Historic Courthouse Square
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Historic Henderson County Courthouse (1905) was designed by Richard Sharp Smith, the “resident architect” of Biltmore House. The focal point of the Courthouse is atop of the copper dome, a 6-foot statue of “Lady Justice.” The statue is the Greek goddess Themis (“The Greek Goddess of Divine Justice and Law”) who is without a blindfold, holding a sword in her right hand and scales in her left. It is believed to be only one of only three in the United States without a blindfold, statues of Themis/Justice are blindfolded to typify that Justice should be impartial. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Historic Johnson Farm

3346 Haywood Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28791
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Historic Johnson Farm is a fine example of a late 19th and early 20th-century farm & tourist retreat. The entire structure was handmade from bricks that were fired on-site from French Broad River mud. Over the years many outbuildings were constructed, including a tool shed/blacksmith shop, barn, boarding house, and a cottage. The property offers historic home tours, nature trails, picnic tables, animals, and 10 historic structures on 15 acres filled with trees in a natural setting. Guided tours of the historic house are available Monday-Friday, call for times.

The Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists have transformed the boarding house into a fiber arts center, which includes weaving, rug hooking, bobbin lace, spinning, or knitting.

Holmes Educational State Forest

1299 Crab Creek Road
Hendersonville, NC
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Holmes Educational State Forest offers a series of well-marked trails, firefighting equipment, accented by exhibits and displays depicting the ecology of a managed forest. Picnic sites with tables and a spacious picnic shelter (with grills) are also available. Located about 8 1/2 miles from downtown Hendersonville.

  • Nature Trails
  • Playground
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Area

Open Year-Round (check web site for hours)

McConnell Farms

177 Old Dana Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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  • Offer strawberries, asparagus, blackberries, figs, fresh ginger, vegetables, apples, greenhouse & nursery plants, preserves, ciders, pumpkins, baked goods and homemade ice cream, and crafts.
  • Field trips and tours available.
  • Open 7 days a week.

Point Lookout Vineyards

408 Appleola Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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  • Point Lookout Vineyards is situated at 3,000-feet above sea level, with panoramic views of mountains, vineyards and farmland. 
  • Their award-winning include six reds and four whites.
  • The tasting room includes Jackson’s espresso and coffee paired with food items.
  • The facility includes a 4,000-square-foot open-air pavilion that serves as both a tasting room and event space.
  • Regularly has live music, special events and food trucks.
  • Check web site for hours.

Saint Paul Mountain Vineyard

588 Chestnut Gap Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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  • Saint Paul Mountain Vineyard is located on 10 acres, with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • The Vineyard grows 14 varieties of wine-grapes. The winery’s tasting room serves Reisling blends, red Cabernets and Chardonnays, each with dry and semi-sweet versions.
  • Regularly has live music and special events.
  • Check web site for hours.

Sideways Farm & Brewery

62 Eade Road
Etowah, NC 28729
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Sideways Brewery offers an ever-changing menu of small-batch artisan ales using seasonal specialty ingredients that are grown on the farm. The tasting room offers no taps, instead of pouring directly from our bottles for guided tastings and real ale by the glass or purchase bottles to be enjoyed on the property or taken home. They also handcraft hard jun kombucha and serve locally made soda and wines. Guests may walk the farm to see beer ingredients growing, view farm animals grazing, or pick their own flowers.

Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Check web site for hours.

A beautiful setting for marriage proposals, elopements, intimate weddings, or private farm-to-table dinners and events.


  • Beer tastings
  • Outdoor seating
  • Food trucks on-site Friday-Sunday – check the website or social media for details.
  • Private group tours of the brewery
  • Farm tours
  • U-pick flowers

Sierra Nevada Brewing

100 Sierra Nevada Way
Mills River, NC 28732
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Sierra Nevada Brewing Company has set the standard for artisan brewers worldwide as a winner of numerous awards for a wide variety of beers and ales, including the legendary Pale Ale. Sierra Nevada’s east coast brewing, bottling and distribution operation in Mills River is located 10 miles from downtown Hendersonville, south of Asheville. The Taproom offers 20 beers on tap. The restaurant serves farm-to-table dishes that are mainly supplied locally. Located in Henderson County on approximately 90 acres along the French Broad River.

  • Free, guided tours of the brewery are offered 7days a week, reservations must be booked online (tours fill up quickly)
  • Self-guided tours are also available (no reservations required)
  • Taproom and Restaurant
  • Regularly has live music
  • Check web site for hours.

Sierra Nevada is temporarily closed to the public, due to Covid-19.  Curb-side to-go orders are available.

Souther Williams Vineyard & Event Center

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Souther Williams Vineyard & Event Center is a stunning modern post-and-beam open-sided pavilion that overlooks eight acres of beautifully manicured vineyards with a nearby pond, rustic barn, and a mountain backdrop. The pavilion can be used for a number of different types of events: weddings, corporate events, reunions, birthday parties, wine tastings, dinners and more.


  • 3 air-conditioned bathrooms
  • Warming kitchen
  • Mobile bar
  • State of the art sound system & wireless microphone
  • 6-seater railroad tram shuttle
  • Ample parking w/ 2 handicap parking spaces near the event center

St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church

1895 Greenville Hwy. (Hwy. 225 South)
Flat Rock, NC
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St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church is listed on the National Register of Historic Sites. St. John in the Wilderness was built as a private chapel in 1833, on the grounds of Charles and Susan Barings’ home, Mountain Lodge. The church was deeded to the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina in 1936. Many well-known members of southern aristocracy have family plots in the churchyard; those names include: Christopher Memminger, first secretary of the Confederate treasury; Rev. John Drayton, developer of the world-famous Magnolia Gardens of Charleston; members of the families of three signers of the Declaration of Independence; Major General Edward P. King, Jr., of the United States Army who led the defense of the Bataan Peninsula in the Battle of Bataan against the Japanese invasion of the Philippines in World War II.

The Center for Art & Entertainment

125 South Main Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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The Center for Art & Entertainment offers interactive dinner murder mysteries, touring shows, repertory theatre, tribute music series, storytelling events, classes, and more. Wine, beer, soft drinks, water and light snacks available for purchase at the bar. Check the website for hours, performances,  showtimes, classes, art exhibits and more.


  • Online Ticket Sales
  • Group Discounts
  • Venue space available for performances, meetings, weddings and other events

The Mélange Inn

1230 Fifth Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28739
6 Rooms
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Amenities include:

  • Air Conditioned
  • Credit Cards
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Breakfast
  • Pet Friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Internet Access
  • Meeting Facilities
  • TV/Sat/Cable
  • Facilities for groups and weddings


Timber Axe Throwing

218 Duncan Hill Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Axe throwing is similar to a combination of darts and bowling. It is an indoor recreational range set up like a bowling alley with a bullseye target at the end of the lane. The lanes are divided by steel fencing with rubberized floors. Great fun for groups.

  • Walk-ins are welcome but reservations are suggested and maybe made online
  • For ages 13+, but anyone under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian
  • Beer and Wine Available
  • No experience necessary
  • Admission Charged
  • Coaching Provided


Western North Carolina Air Museum

1340 East Gilbert Street
Hendersonville, NC 28793
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  • North Carolina’s first air museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the flying heritage of the Western North Carolina.
  • It features an impressive collection of restored, replica and vintage airplanes, models, engines, and flying memorabilia.
  • The museum is housed in two large hangers, where you will find passionate volunteer pilots that are eager to show you around. 
  • The museum is located adjacent to the Hendersonville Airport.
  • No admission charge.
  • Call for days and times museum is open.
  • Advance reservations for groups requested.