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Events & Festivals in Hendersonville, NC

1898 Waverly Inn in Hendersonville, North Carolina is conveniently located to many North Carolina festivals. During your stay, experience festivals celebrating western North Carolina's unique take on music, art, the holidays and more. You will appreciate the comfortable setting of our historic inn as a place to start out from and return to after a day of activities and celebrations. Whether you're visiting with friends or family, the atmosphere at our B&B is uplifting and one that you won't soon forget.

June Events in and around Hendersonville near 1898 Waverly Inn

May 26 - September 7 - Summer at Biltmore

Summer offers so many adventures on the 8,000-acre Biltmore Estate Grounds!  Stroll through acres of formal and informal gardens, the Walled Garden and the Winery beds. The Summer Roses are incredible!  Enjoy 22 miles of hiking trails, along the French Broad River, through lush green forests, or the open meadows of Deer Park.  View Biltmore’s wonderful scenery on a wagon ride* drawn by Belgian draft horses. Explore miles of bike trails, a paved trail along the French Broad River and more challenging woodland trails. Bike rentals* are available or bring your own bike.  Segway Tours, Guided Raft Trips and Kayak rentals are also available!*

The Estate also offers a variety of other Classes, Lessons and Clinics.* Take an off-road driving lesson, then take off in a Land Rover to explore. (There’s also a Land Rover Kids Adventure Course where your kids  drive through natural obstacles and gentle terrain in an electric mini Land Rover.) Expert instructors teach Clay Shooting. A high-quality Caesar Guerini or Fabarm shotgun is provided. Biltmore is an Orvis Endorsed Fly-Fishing School with Fly-Fishing Lesson for all skill levels or a guided fly-fishing float trip on the French Broad River for smallmouth bass. There is also Kids’ Fishing!

Biltmore Estate Packages: Explore the House, Garden and Grounds of the Biltmore House.

*Some activities are included with estate admission. Others are at an additional price. Some activities require reservations.

Asheville Tourists Baseball
See a home game (Tourists vs. Visitors) June 1-3, 9 - 15, 23, 30.

Even before our Inn was built professional baseball came to our area. The Asheville Moonshiners began playing in 1897. The team took the name the Tourists in 1915. You might have seen the Tourists in the movie Bull Durham. Crash Davis, played by Kevin Costner's breaks the all-time minor league home run record with the Tourists toward the end of the movie. The Asheville Tourists are in the Class A South Atlantic League. They are a farm team of the Colorado Rockies. The Tourists are an exciting team to watch. They were league champions in 2014.

Baseball Package: Box seats at a Tourists game; a team with a history longer than our Inn's, league champions in 2014 and featured in the movie Bull Durham.

June 4 - 21 - Over the River and Through the Woods is at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown

From the Tony Award winning Joe DiPietro, the author of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, All Shook Up, and the smash musical Memphis, this uproarious family comedy centers around Nick Cristano and his Italian American grandparents, Frank, Aida, Nunzio and Emma, as they scheme to thwart his upcoming move from Hoboken, New Jersey to Seattle. Faith, family and food are central themes in this long running Off Broadway hit which returns to Flat Rock Playhouse for the first time since it’s box office breaking run in 2001.
Seats from $15 - $40

June 25 - 28  Arsenic and Old Lace
Hendersonville Little Theatre
229 S. Washington Street , Hendersonville NC

This is the classic madcap comedy about Abby and Martha Brewster who kill their guests with kindness, humor and... their homemade elderberry wine, laced with arsenic, strychnine, and "just a pinch" of cyanide!

Monday June 29 - Pop the Clutch Rockin' R&B - Monday Night Live! Street Dance at Visitor Information Center
201 South Main Street
Seating area opens after 5:30
Music 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Free

Talented music artists on a pleasant summer night at the Monday Night Live! concert series. A diverse line-up of folk, country and blues.  Enjoy the fresh air, bring a chair and enjoy the one-of-a-kind experience you'll get from this unique outdoor music venue.

June 17 - August 7 - The People's Poet - Live Performance at Carl Sandburg Home
81 Carl Sandburg Lane , Flat Rock NC
Every Wednesday & Friday 10:15 am

Apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse visit the amphitheater adjacent to the Sandburg Home for a lively 30-minutes of poetry in action. The poetry is a journey through the American experience of love, children, nature and social activism as found throughout Sandburg's collections of poetry and prose. The show is entertainment for all ages with plenty of laughs from silly poems about bugs, thumbs and snakes.

Performances are free and open to the public.
Bench seating is provided in the amphitheater. Shows held rain or shine.

June 18 - August 8 - Rootabaga! - Live Performance at Carl Sandburg Home
81 Carl Sandburg Lane , Flat Rock NC
Every Thursday & Saturday 10:15 am

Sandburg’s Rootabaga Stories are woven together with musical tunes from Sandburg’s collection of folk music found in his American Songbag. The result is 30-minutes of zany, toe-tapping stories that delight “children” of all ages. Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize -- taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles.

Performances are free and open to the public.
Bench seating is provided in the amphitheater. Shows held rain or shine.

Friday June 26 - Emporium Band / Variety - Music on Main Street

The Music On Main Street concert series has become a favorite summertime event with families of all ages. Music On Main Street features some of the best regional artists performing live on the permanent stage located on the corner of Main and Barnwell Streets. Concerts are held every Friday evening from June 5 through August 14 at the Visitor Information Center, 201 South Main Street.

Bring a chair and sit back, relax and enjoy the music from 7:00-9:00pm. Parking lot seating area opens after 5:30, early admission is prohibited.
Admission is free.
In case of inclement weather the concert will be postponed until 8pm; if the weather does not cooperate by 8pm the performance will be canceled.

Friday June 26 - Classic Car Show on Main Street

Corvette Nite

The Hendersonville Antique Car Club host six classic car shows in conjunction with Music On Main Street during the concert season. The classic cars shows are sponsored and coordinated by the Hendersonville Antique Car Club.

Thursday June 18 - The Fritz & The Empire Strikes Brass
Rhythm and Brews Concert Series
Azalea Parking Lot adjacent to King Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues in downtown Hendersonville.

The Fritz is a five piece rock band that likes to get funky.  Their music ranges from hard driving soul to progressive rock with a common thread of passionate energy.  The Fritz continues to create an energetic dance party every time.

Free Concert with fantastic music, good food, fine drink and good friends!
Showtime starts at 5:00 pm. The Headliners come on at 7:00 pm.

Saturday, June 27 - Art & Music on North Main Street
North End of Historic Downtown Hendersonville
Creative Arts Demonstration Noon - 2:00 pm
Music 4:30-6:30pm

Jennifer Scott Trio (Jazz & Pop)
Art: Kathy Gagnon (watercolor)

Free concerts and arts demonstrations on the sidewalk outside The Green Room Cafe at 536 N. Main Street.

Merchants will be open until 7pm or later, including Mast General Store, The Green Room Cafe, Dad's Collectibles, Beverly Hanks & Associates, Silver Fox Gallery & Interiors, All Nations trading, Case Garden Designs, Kilwins Chocolates Fudge & Icecream, and The Dugout.

July Events in and around Hendersonville near 1898 Waverly Inn

Till September 7 - Summer at Biltmore

Summer offers so many adventures on the 8,000-acre Biltmore Estate Grounds!  Stroll through acres of formal and informal gardens, the Walled Garden and the Winery beds. The Summer Roses are incredible!  Enjoy 22 miles of hiking trails, along the French Broad River, through lush green forests, or the open meadows of Deer Park.  View Biltmore’s wonderful scenery on a wagon ride* drawn by Belgian draft horses. Explore miles of bike trails, a paved trail along the French Broad River and more challenging woodland trails. Bike rentals* are available or bring your own bike.  Segway Tours, Guided Raft Trips and Kayak rentals are also available!*

The Estate also offers a variety of other Classes, Lessons and Clinics.* Take an off-road driving lesson, then take off in a Land Rover to explore. (There’s also a Land Rover Kids Adventure Course where your kids  drive through natural obstacles and gentle terrain in an electric mini Land Rover.) Expert instructors teach Clay Shooting. A high-quality Caesar Guerini or Fabarm shotgun is provided. Biltmore is an Orvis Endorsed Fly-Fishing School with Fly-Fishing Lesson for all skill levels or a guided fly-fishing float trip on the French Broad River for smallmouth bass. There is also Kids’ Fishing!

Biltmore Estate Packages: Explore the House, Garden and Grounds of the Biltmore House.

*Some activities are included with estate admission. Others are at an additional price. Some activities require reservations.

Till July 12 - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is at the Flat Rock Playhouse

Take one ambitious window washer and add one part instruction manual for rising to the top, two overachieving yes men and three secretaries chased around the boss’s desk, shake it and stir and what do you have? The recipe for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying!
A Pulitzer Prize winning smash hit, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying has that slam, bang, tang, reminiscent of gin and Vermouth and is sure to leave you dancing down the aisles with such hits as I Believe in You and The Brotherhood of Man.
Seats from $15 - $40

Asheville Tourists Baseball
See a home game (Tourists vs. Visitors) July 1-3, 8-12, 22-28.

Even before our Inn was built professional baseball came to our area. The Asheville Moonshiners began playing in 1897. The team took the name the Tourists in 1915. You might have seen the Tourists in the movie Bull Durham. Crash Davis, played by Kevin Costner's breaks the all-time minor league home run record with the Tourists toward the end of the movie. The Asheville Tourists are in the Class A South Atlantic League. They are a farm team of the Colorado Rockies. The Tourists are an exciting team to watch. They were league champions in 2014.

Baseball Package: Box seats at a Tourists game; a team with a history longer than our Inn's, league champions in 2014 and featured in the movie Bull Durham.

Till August 7 - The People's Poet - Live Performance at Carl Sandburg Home
81 Carl Sandburg Lane , Flat Rock NC
Every Wednesday & Friday 10:15 am

Apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse visit the amphitheater adjacent to the Sandburg Home for a lively 30-minutes of poetry in action. The poetry is a journey through the American experience of love, children, nature and social activism as found throughout Sandburg's collections of poetry and prose. The show is entertainment for all ages with plenty of laughs from silly poems about bugs, thumbs and snakes.

Performances are free and open to the public.
Bench seating is provided in the amphitheater. Shows held rain or shine.

Till August 8 - Rootabaga! - Live Performance at Carl Sandburg Home
81 Carl Sandburg Lane , Flat Rock NC
Every Thursday & Saturday 10:15 am

Sandburg’s Rootabaga Stories are woven together with musical tunes from Sandburg’s collection of folk music found in his American Songbag. The result is 30-minutes of zany, toe-tapping stories that delight “children” of all ages. Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize -- taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles.

Performances are free and open to the public.
Bench seating is provided in the amphitheater. Shows held rain or shine.

Till August 8 - The World of Carl Sandburg - Live Performance at Carl Sandburg Home
81 Carl Sandburg Lane , Flat Rock NC
Every Thursday & Saturday 10:15 am

The World of Carl Sandburg is a 30-minute reprise of the 1960 Broadway play. Sandburg collaborated on this production with its creator Norman Corwin, and after its Broadway debut has been a favorite of theaters throughout the country ever since. The narrative is Sandburg's own words as found throughout his collections of poetry and prose, and features music as found in his collection of folk music, The American Songbag.

Performances are free and open to the public.
Bench seating is provided in the amphitheater. Shows held rain or shine.

Friday July 3 - Wishful Thinkin' / Oldies & Beach - Music on Main Street

The Music On Main Street concert series has become a favorite summertime event with families of all ages. Music On Main Street features some of the best regional artists performing live on the permanent stage located on the corner of Main and Barnwell Streets. Concerts are held every Friday evening from June 5 through August 14 at the Visitor Information Center, 201 South Main Street.

Bring a chair and sit back, relax and enjoy the music from 7:00-9:00pm. Parking lot seating area opens after 5:30, early admission is prohibited.
Admission is free.
In case of inclement weather the concert will be postponed until 8pm; if the weather does not cooperate by 8pm the performance will be canceled.

Friday July 3 - Classic Car Show on Main Street

The Hendersonville Antique Car Club host six classic car shows in conjunction with Music On Main Street during the concert season. The classic cars shows are sponsored and coordinated by the Hendersonville Antique Car Club.

Friday July 3 - Saturday July 4 - Mountaineer Antique Auto Club Car Show
Western North Carolina Agricultural Center
1301 Fanning Bridge Rd, Fletcher NC

48th year at the WNC Ag Center. Show provides a great Car Show with hundreds of classic cars, trucks, and street rods; a Car Corral with 400 spaces; a Flea Market with over 1100 spaces; plus 4th annual Collector Car Auction.

Saturday, July 4 - Art & Music on North Main Street
North End of Historic Downtown Hendersonville
Creative Arts Demonstration Noon - 2:00 pm
Music 4:30-6:30pm

Woody & Johnson Duo (Pop)
Art: James Artis (Jewelry)

Free concerts and arts demonstrations on the sidewalk outside The Green Room Cafe at 536 N. Main Street.

Merchants will be open until 7pm or later, including Mast General Store, The Green Room Cafe, Dad's Collectibles, Beverly Hanks & Associates, Silver Fox Gallery & Interiors, All Nations trading, Case Garden Designs, Kilwins Chocolates Fudge & Icecream, and The Dugout.

Saturday July 4 - 96.5 Band / Patriotic Tribute - Music on Main Street

The Music On Main Street concert series has become a favorite summertime event with families of all ages. Music On Main Street features some of the best regional artists performing live on the permanent stage located on the corner of Main and Barnwell Streets. Concerts are held every Friday evening from June 5 through August 14 at the Visitor Information Center, 201 South Main Street.

Bring a chair and sit back, relax and enjoy the music from 7:00-9:00pm. Parking lot seating area opens after 5:30, early admission is prohibited.
Admission is free.
In case of inclement weather the concert will be postponed until 8pm; if the weather does not cooperate by 8pm the performance will be canceled.

Saturday July 4 - Classic Car Show on Main Street

Special 4th of July Concert

The Hendersonville Antique Car Club host six classic car shows in conjunction with Music On Main Street during the concert season. The classic cars shows are sponsored and coordinated by the Hendersonville Antique Car Club.

Monday July 6 - Street Dance
Visitors Information Center, 201 South Main Street.
Seating area opens after 5:30

Band: Appalachian Fire
Dancers: Southern Connection Cloggers

Bring a chair and enjoy bluegrass music, clogging and dancing.
People of all ages journey to downtown Hendersonville to enjoy mountain heritage music and dancing. Put on your dancing shoes for some good toe tapping music, where there is a dance area in front of the stage.

July 9 - 26 - Driving Miss Daisy is at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown

Atlanta, 1948. After demolishing yet another car, Daisy Werthan, a 72 year old, wealthy, Jewish woman is forced to rely on the services of a hired chauffer; a thoughtful and good-natured man named Hoke. Despite her rancor at the loss of her independence and initial prejudice toward her new driver, Daisy and Hoke develop a close, mutually dependent relationship spanning 25 years. Driving Miss Daisy is an evocative tribute to friendship and human dignity. Brilliantly absorbing and tender, this engaging and timeless story demonstrates the healing powers of love and friendship. Both humorous and heartwarming, Driving Miss Daisy will leave you touched and wanting more.
Seats from $15 - $40

Friday July 10 - Carolina Rex / Classic Rock & Blues - Music on Main Street

The Music On Main Street concert series has become a favorite summertime event with families of all ages. Music On Main Street features some of the best regional artists performing live on the permanent stage located on the corner of Main and Barnwell Streets. Concerts are held every Friday evening from June 5 through August 14 at the Visitor Information Center, 201 South Main Street.

Bring a chair and sit back, relax and enjoy the music from 7:00-9:00pm. Parking lot seating area opens after 5:30, early admission is prohibited.
Admission is free.
In case of inclement weather the concert will be postponed until 8pm; if the weather does not cooperate by 8pm the performance will be canceled.

Friday July 10 - Classic Car Show on Main Street

Corvette Nite

The Hendersonville Antique Car Club host six classic car shows in conjunction with Music On Main Street during the concert season. The classic cars shows are sponsored and coordinated by the Hendersonville Antique Car Club.

Saturday, July 11 - Art & Music on North Main Street
North End of Historic Downtown Hendersonville
Creative Arts Demonstration Noon - 2:00 pm
Music 4:30-6:30pm

Lynn Goldsmith & The Jeter Mountain Band

Free concerts and arts demonstrations on the sidewalk outside The Green Room Cafe at 536 N. Main Street.

Merchants will be open until 7pm or later, including Mast General Store, The Green Room Cafe, Dad's Collectibles, Beverly Hanks & Associates, Silver Fox Gallery & Interiors, All Nations trading, Case Garden Designs, Kilwins Chocolates Fudge & Icecream, and The Dugout.

Monday July 13 - Street Dance
Visitors Information Center, 201 South Main Street.
Seating area opens after 5:30

Band: Bobby & Blue Ridge Tradition
Dancers: Mountain Thunder Cloggers

Bring a chair and enjoy bluegrass music, clogging and dancing.
People of all ages journey to downtown Hendersonville to enjoy mountain heritage music and dancing. Put on your dancing shoes for some good toe tapping music, where there is a dance area in front of the stage.

July 16 - Historic Downtown Hendersonville's Rhythm & Brews Free Outdoor Concert Series
Azalea Parking Lot adjacent to King Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues in downtown Hendersonville
Show times begin at 5:00 pm with a singer-songwriter showcase, followed by the Opening Act at 6:00 pm and Headliners at 7:00 pm.

Mountain Heart
As one of the most highly awarded ensembles ever assembled, members of the band have been nominated for Grammy’s, ACM, CMA, and the band as a whole has been nominated for or won multiple IBMA Awards. They have appeared on the revered stage of the Grand Ole Opry in excess of 130 times and have shared the stage with acts ranging from Lynyrd Skynyrd, Montgomery Gentry, Merle Haggard, George Jones and Brad Paisley to Alison Krauss, Tony Rice, The Avett Brothers, Yonder Mountain Stringband, Levon Helm and John Fogerty.

Friday July 17 - Deano and the Dreamers / Oldies - Music on Main Street

The Music On Main Street concert series has become a favorite summertime event with families of all ages. Music On Main Street features some of the best regional artists performing live on the permanent stage located on the corner of Main and Barnwell Streets. Concerts are held every Friday evening from June 5 through August 14 at the Visitor Information Center, 201 South Main Street.

Bring a chair and sit back, relax and enjoy the music from 7:00-9:00pm. Parking lot seating area opens after 5:30, early admission is prohibited.
Admission is free.
In case of inclement weather the concert will be postponed until 8pm; if the weather does not cooperate by 8pm the performance will be canceled.

Friday July 17 - Classic Car Show on Main Street

The Hendersonville Antique Car Club host six classic car shows in conjunction with Music On Main Street during the concert season. The classic cars shows are sponsored and coordinated by the Hendersonville Antique Car Club.

Saturday, July 18 - Jump Into the Park - A Family Fun Day at the Sandburg Home
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

This family day has activities for all visitors. Young visitors will earn junior ranger patches and awards. All acitivities including house tours are free on this day.

July 18 Chalk It Up!
Main Street, Hendersonville, NC.

Historic downtown sidewalks become the canvas for works of art.
All Ages, All Abilities. Free. Sidewalk chalk art contest, all day in Downtown Hendersonville. 6 blocks of colorful drawings by artists of all ages.

Saturday, July 18 - Art & Music on North Main Street
North End of Historic Downtown Hendersonville
Creative Arts Demonstration Noon - 2:00 pm
Music 4:30-6:30pm

Elise Pratt Trio (Jazz)
Art: Sharon Carlyle (Oil)

Free concerts and arts demonstrations on the sidewalk outside The Green Room Cafe at 536 N. Main Street.

Merchants will be open until 7pm or later, including Mast General Store, The Green Room Cafe, Dad's Collectibles, Beverly Hanks & Associates, Silver Fox Gallery & Interiors, All Nations trading, Case Garden Designs, Kilwins Chocolates Fudge & Icecream, and The Dugout.

July 18 Jump Into the Park- A Family Fun Day at the Sandburg Home
Carl Sandburg Home
81 Carl Sandburg Lane , Flat Rock NC
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

This family day has activities for all visitors. All acitivities including house tours are free on this day. The park is located on 264 acres in western North Carolina. Visitors can tour the Sandburg Home, hike on over 5 miles of trails, visit the farm and dairy goats, and much more. Free.

Monday July 20 - Street Dance
Visitors Information Center, 201 South Main Street.
Seating area opens after 5:30

Band: Appalachian Fire
Dancers: Southern Connection Cloggers

Bring a chair and enjoy bluegrass music, clogging and dancing.
People of all ages journey to downtown Hendersonville to enjoy mountain heritage music and dancing. Put on your dancing shoes for some good toe tapping music, where there is a dance area in front of the stage.

July 23 - August 16 - Gypsy is at the Flat Rock Playhouse

Curtain up! Light the lights! Ready or not…here comes Mama! Often referred to as the greatest American Musical, Gypsy brings to life the memoirs of real life queen of Burlesque, Gypsy Rose Lee, and her ultimate stage mother, Mama Rose. Rose is wildly determined to turn her two young daughters, Dainty June and Louise, into stars – at all cost.
Relive the unforgettable moments made famous by the incomparable Ethel Merman with such showstoppers as Let Me Entertain You, Everything’s Coming Up Roses, Let Me Entertain You and the dazzling and dizzying Rose’s Turn. Returning Vagabond Klea Blackhurst stars as Mama Rose.
Seats from $15 - $40

Friday July 24 - WestSound / Oldies, Blues & Country - Music on Main Street

The Music On Main Street concert series has become a favorite summertime event with families of all ages. Music On Main Street features some of the best regional artists performing live on the permanent stage located on the corner of Main and Barnwell Streets. Concerts are held every Friday evening from June 5 through August 14 at the Visitor Information Center, 201 South Main Street.

Bring a chair and sit back, relax and enjoy the music from 7:00-9:00pm. Parking lot seating area opens after 5:30, early admission is prohibited.
Admission is free.
In case of inclement weather the concert will be postponed until 8pm; if the weather does not cooperate by 8pm the performance will be canceled.

Friday July 24 - Classic Car Show on Main Street

Corvette Nite

The Hendersonville Antique Car Club host six classic car shows in conjunction with Music On Main Street during the concert season. The classic cars shows are sponsored and coordinated by the Hendersonville Antique Car Club.

Saturday, July 25 - Art & Music on North Main Street
North End of Historic Downtown Hendersonville
Creative Arts Demonstration Noon - 2:00 pm
Music 4:30-6:30pm

Stepchild (Classic and Southern rock)
Art: Miriam Hughs (Watercolor)

Free concerts and arts demonstrations on the sidewalk outside The Green Room Cafe at 536 N. Main Street.

Merchants will be open until 7pm or later, including Mast General Store, The Green Room Cafe, Dad's Collectibles, Beverly Hanks & Associates, Silver Fox Gallery & Interiors, All Nations trading, Case Garden Designs, Kilwins Chocolates Fudge & Icecream, and The Dugout.

Monday July 27 - Street Dance
Visitors Information Center, 201 South Main Street.
Seating area opens after 5:30

Band: Bobby & Blue Ridge Tradition
Dancers: Southern Connection Cloggers

Bring a chair and enjoy bluegrass music, clogging and dancing.
People of all ages journey to downtown Hendersonville to enjoy mountain heritage music and dancing. Put on your dancing shoes for some good toe tapping music, where there is a dance area in front of the stage.

Friday July 31 - Blind Lemon Philips / Blues, Funk & Soul - Music on Main Street

The Music On Main Street concert series has become a favorite summertime event with families of all ages. Music On Main Street features some of the best regional artists performing live on the permanent stage located on the corner of Main and Barnwell Streets. Concerts are held every Friday evening from June 5 through August 14 at the Visitor Information Center, 201 South Main Street.

Bring a chair and sit back, relax and enjoy the music from 7:00-9:00pm. Parking lot seating area opens after 5:30, early admission is prohibited.
Admission is free.
In case of inclement weather the concert will be postponed until 8pm; if the weather does not cooperate by 8pm the performance will be canceled.

Friday July 31 - Classic Car Show on Main Street

The Hendersonville Antique Car Club host six classic car shows in conjunction with Music On Main Street during the concert season. The classic cars shows are sponsored and coordinated by the Hendersonville Antique Car Club.

More Ideas

Jump Off Rock

Jump Off Rock is a scenic overlook with a panoramic view of rolling pastures, the Blue Ridge and Pisgah mountain ranges. There are three hiking trails. Take Fifth Avenue West, it becomes Laurel Park Highway, the road dead ends at Jump Off Rock.

Western North Carolina Air Museum
1340 Gilbert Street, Hendersonville, NC.
Wednesday and Sunday Noon until 5:00; Saturday 10:00 until 5:00 pm
Come back in time to the Western North Carolina Air Museum. You won't find airplanes under glass. You won't find velvet ropes to keep you away. You won't find guards and ticket sellers and concessionaires.You'll only find airplanes and people who love them.
Admission and Parking are free.

Golden Age "Coming of the Railroad" Exhibit
Henderson County Heritage Museum
1 Historic Courthouse Square , Hendersonville NC
Apple Valley Model Railroad Club's replica of the Saluda Mountain Grade, the steepest main-line standard gauge railroad in the United States, will be on display, along with other artifacts; & the Civil War Exhibit, artifacts of military weaponry & uniforms dating back to the war; Henderson County Heritage Museum, free to the public.

Turn of the Century Country Store Exhibit
Henderson County Heritage Museum
1 Historic Courthouse Square , Hendersonville NC
A continuation of The Golden Age with a turn of the century county store. The Shepard store is complete with a video host from the past.

Civil War Exhibit
Henderson County Heritage Museum
1 Historic Courthouse Square , Hendersonville NC
A commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the American Civil War. An extensive collection of never-before-seen military weaponry & accoutrements, dating back 150 years.

Team ECCO Ocean Center and Aquarium
511 N Main Street, Hendersonville, NC.
Join Team ECCO for a visit under the sea, check out cool fish, and meet some awesome young marine biologists! This local aquarium houses over 75 species of marine and fresh water animals including turtles, tortoises, lizards, geckos, lion fish, eels, sting rays, marine invertebrates, budding soft corals, puffers, clowns, dwarf angels, butterflies, and upside down jellies! A shark research project is monitoring the development of 2 bamboo shark pups. Team ECCO is staffed by volunteers, mostly students, who will answer your questions, guide you, or tell you cool facts.
$3.00 per person

Historic Johnson Farm
3346 Haywood Road, Hendersonville, NC
Take a guided tour, visit the animals, wander the nature trails or picnic at Historic Johnson Farm. There are 10 historic structures on 15 acres of forest, fields and streams.
September through May Tuesday - Friday
June through August Monday - Thursday
Tours for the public are at 10:30 am.  Tour fees are $5 for adults, $3 for students K-12, and preschoolers are free.
The grounds are free and open to the public for walking on operating days.

Carl Sandburg Home

Home of Poet and Author Carl Sandburg and Goat Dairy of his wife, Paula Sandburg.  264 acres of pastures, ponds, small mountains, hiking trails and fifty structures.

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