Hendersonville Shines at America in Bloom

Henderson County did exceptionally well in the 2015 Americain Bloom judging, our 2nd year participating in the program.Henderson County received 4 Blooms out of a possible 5, or77.3% of possible points.America in Bloom is a national program that … [Read more...]

Fall Color in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville NC

Autumn in the mountains of western North Carolina

Where to Find Color Week-by-WeekOctober 2-9: Highest elevations north of Asheville above 5,000 feet show the most color, especially in the Mount Mitchell, Craggy Gardens, Grandfather Mountain, Beech Mountain, Rough Ridge and Graveyard … [Read more...]

Private Dinner in the Mediterranean Courtyard

Private Dinner in the Mediterranean Courtyard

Recently, some of our favorite guests entertained some friends in the Mediterranean Courtyard.   … [Read more...]

Hendersonville’s new brand

Lale and I love the new brand of our Hendersonville:“Life’s Playground.”Check out the new vacation plannerL www.visithendersonvillenc.org   … [Read more...]

Private Dining

Celebrating the coming of new life

Celebrating the coming of the first addition to the family … [Read more...]

The Melange in reference with historic Hendersonville

Several references on Earl Stillwell’s work (the architect who has built the Melange)are found in a wonderful hard copy Buildings as History--The Architecture of Erle Stillwell Other references to Melange (which was the Charles A. Hobbs who … [Read more...]

Fall Colors Explosion

"This fall could be one of the best leaf color seasons in Western North Carolina in recent memory," said Western Carolina University Associate Professor of Biology Kathy Mathews. "Three words explain it—unusually dry weather." An exceptional display … [Read more...]

Music on Main Street – 2015


Music on Main Street Concert Series - June 5 through August 14, 2015  - 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. 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 … [Read more...]

Melange Bed and Breakfast Inn Receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence


TripAdvisor.com has awarded The Melange Bed and Breakfast Inn the 2015 Certificate of Excellence.  Nestled in the mountains of North Carolina, the Melange is an exquisite destination near Asheville. Modeled after eco-friendly boutique hotels, this … [Read more...]

Rhythm & Brews Concert Series 2015 Season Lineup


Downtown Hendersonville NC  Music Concert Series – May – September  2015 The 2015 Rhythm & Brews monthly concerts, running May - September 2015, take place the third Thursday each month in the Azalea parking lot in Downtown Hendersonville, … [Read more...]