Hendersonville – Asheville November 2012 Events


November 1 & 2
Motet: Circo Aereo + Gandini Juggling, a dazzling collaboration of two internationally acclaimed performance groups, kicks off its premiere U.S. tour, Diana Wortham Theatre at Pack Place, 8:00pm. Regular $35; Students $30; Child $15; Asheville, NC 828-257-4530 www.dwtheatre.com.

November 1 – 18
Flat Rock Playhouse presents Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams, the play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1955, $35; Senior/AAA $33; Student $22, Wed-Sat 8:00PM; Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun 2:00PM, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-0731 or 1-866-732-8008www.flatrockplayhouse.org

November 1 – December 30
Henderson County Heritage Museum is observing the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, never-before-seen artifacts of military weaponry & uniforms dating back to the war, & “School Days – 1797-1940” Exhibit a complete timeline during that era for all schools in Henderson County – many of which no longer exist; Henderson County Heritage Museum, Wed.- Sat. 10:00AM-5:00 PM, Sun. 1:00PM-5:00PM, no admission fee, Hendersonville, NC 828-694-1619 www.hendersoncountymuseum.org

November 1 – January 6
The NC Arboretum hosts the exhibit After the Dinosaurs: The Age of Mammals and Ice, a hands-on experience make the Ice Age come alive like never before, 9:00am-5:00pm daily, exhibit admission is in addition to the standard parking fee ($8 per personal vehicle), Adults $3 Students $2 age 18 & under, Asheville, NC 828-665-2492 www.ncarboretum.org
November 2 – 18 
Hendersonville Little Theatre presents The Glass Menagerie, a drama by Tennessee Williams, Fridays & Saturdays 8:00PM, Sundays 2:00PM, Adults $20, under 18 years $10, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-1082 www.HendersonvilleLittleTheater.org
November 2 – December 24 
Carolina Horse and Carriage, horse drawn carriage rides, pick-up on the corner of Allen & Main Streets, Fridays 6:00pm-10:00pm, & Saturdays 1:00pm-5:00pm & 6:00pm-10:00pm, Sundays by reservation, rides every weekend unless of inclement weather, pick up a rack card at the visitors center and receive $5 off your ride good though 12/24/12, Hendersonville, NC 803- 209-1099 www.chcadventures.com  
November 3 
Hendersonville Swing Band, Hendersonville High School Auditorium, 3:00pm, Suggested Donation of $10, playing Big Band favorites of the ’30s and ’40s including tunes that were popular during World War II in honor of Veterans Day, fundraiser to support the charitable activities of the Civitan Club of Hendersonville, Hendersonville, NC 828-696-8031
November 3 – January 1, 2013
Christmas at Biltmore Daytime Celebration, America’s largest home decorated with dozens of Christmas trees, hundreds of wreaths, bows, and poinsettias, miles of evergreen garland, and thousands of ornaments; 9:00AM-4:30PM, Asheville, NC 800-411-3812 or 828-225-1333www.biltmore.com
November 4
Veterans Day Salute, Fletcher Community Park, honor those who have served our country, Fletcher, NC 828-687-0751  www.fletcherparks.org
November 7
“I Never Saw Another Butterfly”, Holocaust-themed production, National Guard Armory, 7:00pm, special Agudas Israel sponsored YouTheatre (Flat Rock Playhouse) presentation, Adults $25, Youth $10 (under 16) , reception immediately before the show, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-9838

November 8 – 11 & 15 – 18
Flat Rock Playhouse Music On the Rock series featuring the music of Elvis Presley, Downtown Theatre, $24, 8:00PM, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-0731 or 1-866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org


November 9
The Mountain Heart band performs cutting-edge acoustic music, Diana Wortham Theatre @ Pack Place, 8:00pm, Tickets: Regular $30; Students $25; Child $15; Asheville, NC 828-257-4530 www.dwtheatre.com

November 9 & 10
Patchwork Arts & Craft Show, Masonic Lodge, Brevard, NC 828-577-2757
November 9 – 11
Bullmania, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center McGough Arena, Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414 or 828-254-8681 www.wncagcenter.org
November 9 – December 31
Biltmore Candlelight Christmas Evenings, Biltmore Estate, tour America’s largest home by candlelight and the glow of fireplaces with live entertainment and outside illuminations, by reservation only, begins @ 5:30PM, Asheville, NC 800-411-3812 or 828-225-1333www.biltmore.com

November 10 
Guided Bird Walk, Jackson Park, 9:00am, cosponsored by ECO and Henderson County Bird Club, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-0385

Van Wingerden International Open House, 10:00AM-3:00PM, acres of poinsettias in full bloom, employee will be on hand to share how the plants are grown using environmental friendly technology & answer questions, greenhouses located on Highway 191 (Haywood Road), see the ocean of Christmas Poinsettias and other flowering plants before they are shipped to retail stores for the holidays, Mills River, NC 828-891-4116 http://www.natures-heritage.com

November 13
David Troy Francis performs contemporary American music, Henderson County Public Library @ 6:30pm & Fletcher Library @ 2:00 PM, are free and open to the public, sponsored by the Friends of the Henderson County Library, Hendersonville & Fletcher, NC 828-697-4725www.henderson.lib.nc.us
November 15 
Tryon Concert Association presents Calmus, Ensemble Leipzig, Tryon Fine Arts Center, 8:00pm, Tryon, NC 828-859-6065 tryonconcerts.com
November 16 – December 2
Asheville Community Theatre presents comedy Inspecting Carol, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm; Sundays at 2:30pm, Asheville, NC 828-254-1320 www.ashevilletheatre.org

November 17
Hendersonville Choral presents “Saints and Angels Everywhere”, First Baptist Church, 3:00PM, Adults $15, Children & Students free, Hendersonville, NC

Blue Ridge Rollergirls, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center Event Center, Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414 or 828-776-7776www.wncagcenter.org

The Kruger Brothers as they perform fresh acoustic compositions, Diana Wortham Theatre at Pack Place, 8:00pm. Tickets: Regular $30; Students $25; Child $15; Student Rush day-of-the-show (with valid ID) $10, Asheville, NC 828-257-4530 www.dwtheatre.com.


November 18
Tellabration, Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Pkwy., 3:00PM-5:00PM, Asheville, NC 828-298-7928 www.craftguild.org

November 20 – January 2, 2013
National Gingerbread House Competition & Display, Grove Park Inn, over 200 incredible gingerbread masterpieces from all over the country, non-resort guests Sunday-Thursday 10:00am-10:00pm, $10 parking fee on property, Asheville, NC 800-438-0050 Ext. 8045
November 23
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Historic Courthouse Square on Main St., (storytelling, music, Santa & lighting of the trees), 5:00pm-8:00pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org
November 24
Ole Timey Christmas, Henderson County Curb Market, 8:00AM-2:00PM (Christmas wreaths, fresh greenery, crafts, demonstrations, music, & refreshments) Hendersonville, NC 828-692-8012 www.curbmarket.com
November 25
8th Annual Messiah Sing, Trinity Presbyterian Church, participants gather 2:00pm for instructions, reading starts 3:00pm, features a 45-piece orchestra & approximately 100 singers, dress informal, singers must bring their own music and paper clips to mark the 12 choruses to be performed, to borrow the choral part or if you are an instrumentalist and would like to participate, singers do not need to call, please call, Hendersonville, NC 828 693-3081
November 26 – December 21
Amaryllis Holiday Sale, Bullington Center Gardens, 8:00am-4:30pm, large flowering plants for the holidays, Hendersonville, NC 828-698-6104www.bullingtongardens.org
November 28 – December 22
Flat Rock Playhouse presents the international classic The Nutcracker, $40; Senior/AAA $38; Student $22, Wed-Sat 8:00PM, Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun 2:00PM, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-0731 or 1-866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org
November 30 
Town of Fletcher Tree Lighting, Fletcher Community Park, with Santa, entertainment, lighting of the community Christmas tree & refreshments, Fletcher, NC 828-687-0751 www.fletcherparks.org
November 30 December 1, 7 & 8
Holiday Sale, Bullington Gardens, wreaths, garlands, & gifts; 1:00-4:00pm, open house with refreshments on Dec. 7 1:00-4:00pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-698-6104 www.bullingtongardens.org

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