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Holidays Calendar in Hendersonville

FEATURED EVENTSSHADRACK’S CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND November 25 – December 30, 2015WNC Agricultural Center Fairgrounds / Dusk-10pm Every NightDrive through the Ag Center Fairgrounds and watch the thousands of Christmas lights dance to music. Open holidays … [Read more...]

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   … [Read more...]

Private Dining

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...]

Love the New Travel & Tourism Logo!


Check out the new logo for the Henderson County Tourism Development Board. We love it! … [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...]

September is Wine & Grape Month in NC

September is N.C. Wine and Grape Month, and wineries and vineyards across the state are planning wine tastings, grape stomps and other special events to celebrate the industry. Western North Carolina is home to more than 20 wineries/vineyards.   … [Read more...]