Venues

Barkwells

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
828-595-9940
 
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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.

Broadmoor Golf Links

101 French Broad Lane
Fletcher, NC 28732
828-687-1500
 
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Broadmoor Golf Links is an 18-hole a links-style course that stretches to 7140 yards in length from the gold markers, but also offers three other tee options. From the Golf markers, this is a par 72 course.

Bullington Gardens

95 Upper Red Oak Trail
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-698-6104
 
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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
828-685-2402
 
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Cabin Fever

7337 Spartanburg Hwy.
Saluda , NC 28773
7 Units
828-749-9811
 
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Amenities include:

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

 

Etowah Valley Golf & Resort

470 Brickyard Rd
Etowah, NC 28729
74 Rooms
828-891-7022
 
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Amenities include:

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

 

Golf Course info: 3 9-hole courses means you can choose from 6 varieties of 18-hole courses (27 total holes). More course info here.

 

Henderson

201 3rd Ave W
Hendersonville, NC 28739
17 Rooms
828-696-2001
 
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Amenities include:

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

 

Henderson County Public Library Main Library

301 N. Washington St.
Hnedersonville, NC 28739
828-697-4725
 
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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
828-692-1082
 
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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.

High Vista Country Club

88 Country Club Road
Mills River, NC 28759
828-891-1986
 
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  • 18 holes
  • 6831 Yards Par 72
  • Offers five sets of tees for golfers of all skill levels.
  • The course provides elevation changes, winding fairways and stunning views.
  • PGA Instruction available for golfers of all ages and skill sets from a certified staff

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
828-891-6585
 
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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.

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
828-692-0100
 
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Holmes Educational State Forest offers a series of well-marked trails, firefighting equipment, accented by exhibits and displays depicting 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 March – November

McConnell Farms

177 Old Dana Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-692-2819
 
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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.

Olive or Twist

121 W. Barnwell St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-513-5130
 
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Serves cuisine from around the world, including weekly specials, and often has live entertainment.

  • Open Monday – Saturday
  • Serves lunch & dinner
  • Can accommodate groups

Point Lookout Vineyards

408 Appleola Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-808-8923
 
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Point Lookout Vineyards is situated at 3,000-feet above sea level, with a panoramic views of mountains, vineyards and farmland.  The ten wines offered include six reds and four whites. The reds are Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Rosé, Petit Verdot, Cliffield (a red blend), and Javine, a coffee and chocolate infused red that is a nod to the owner’s Jackson’s Java coffee shops in Charlotte. Plus, enjoy their great selection of mead!

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. Point Lookout has been nationally recognized for their award winning wines.

Open 7 days per week. Regularly has live music, special events and food trucks.

Saint Paul Mountain Vineyard

588 Chestnut Gap Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-685-4002
 
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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.
  • Open 7 days per week. Regularly has live music and special events.

Sierra Nevada Brewing

100 Sierra Nevada Way
Mills River, NC 28732
828-681-5300 
 
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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 – open 7 days a week
  • Regularly has live music

St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church

1895 Greenville Hwy. (Hwy. 225 South)
Flat Rock, NC
828-693-9783
 
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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.

Timber Axe Throwing

218 Duncan Hill Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-595-9909
 
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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
828-698-2482
 
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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.
  • Advance reservations for groups requested.