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Calendar of Events
April 2015 Events

Compiled by Henderson County Tourism Development Authority
Information Subject to Change or Cancellation


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Garden Jubilee | Music on Main Street | Street Dances | NC Apple Festival | Farm City Day | Home for the Holidays
Dogwood Trail | Apple Blossom Tour

April 1 - May 25
Biltmore Blooms, Biltmore Estate, a steady progression of colorful blooms, 9am-9pm, Asheville, NC 800-411-3812 www.biltmore.com


April 7 & 8
Diana Wortham Theatre’s Mainstage Series presents Pilobolus, collaborative choreographic process and unique weight-sharing approach to partnering, has appeared on Sesame Street, 60 Minutes, Late Night with Conan O’Brien; 8pm, Regular $48; Student $43; Child $20, Asheville, NC  828-257-4530 www.dwtheatre.com


April 11
Diana Wortham Theatre’s Mainstage Series presents New York Voices, vocal acuity and seamless harmony are the hallmarks of the Grammy Award winning quartet New York Voices whose incomparable blending, creative rearrangement; 8pm, Regular $35; Student $30; Child $15, Asheville, NC  828-257-4530 www.dwtheatre.com


April 11 & 12
Arabian Spring Classic Horse Show, WNC Agricultural Center Fairgrounds, Fletcher, NC 785-845-3266 www.wncagcenter.org

Mother Earth News Fair, WNC Agricultural Center Fairgrounds, a family-friendly sustainable living event that featuring hands-on workshops, gardening, demos, organic food and drink, Sat. 9am-7pm, Sun. 9am-5pm, Fletcher, NC  785-845-3266 or 800-234-3368 www.facebook.com/MotherEarthFair


April 14 & 15
Diana Wortham Theatre’s Mainstage Series presents Curious George Theatreworks USA, the lovable little monkey Curious George, star of books, movies and the award winning PBS television show in this delightful new musical; 10am & 12pm, Regular $35; Student $30; Child $15, Asheville, NC  828-257-4530 www.dwtheatre.com


April 17
Diana Wortham Theatre presents Intersections Sing Together Series “Carl Sandburg’s American Songbag”, singing in spirited sessions led by musicians Beth & Jim Magill, 6:30pm, Adults $10, Children $8 12 & under, children under 2 free, Asheville, NC  828-257-4530 www.dwtheatre.com


April 17 – May 3
Asheville Community Theatre presents A Streetcar Named Desire, the classic by Tennessee Williams, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm; Sundays 2:30pm, Asheville NC 828-245-1320 www.ashevilletheatre.org


April 24 & 25
Blue Ridge Bookfest, Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall, featuring workshops for writers, presentations by published authors, as well as book sales and signings; Flat Rock, NC 828-694-1704 www.blueridgebookfest.org

Bullington Gardens Spring Plant Sale, featuring a wide variety of native and non-native perennials, annuals, herbs, vegetable starts, and small trees & shrubs; 9am-4pm, proceeds from the sale benefit the educational programs at Bullington Gardens, Hendersonville, NC 828-698-6104 bullingtongardens.org


April 24 - 26
United States Dog Agility Association (USDAA) Dog Agility Trial, FENCE (Foothills Equestrian Nature Center), dogs jump hurdles, race through tunnels and climb over A-frames at high speed; 8am-2pm, free admission & spectators are welcome, please leave your dogs comfortably at home, Sponsored by Blue Ridge Agility Club, Tryon, NC  828-713-3278 www.blueridgeagility.com

Asheville Lyric Opera presents “West Side Story”, is set in the Upper West Side neighborhood in New York City in the mid-1950s, Diana Wortham Theatre, Asheville, NC  828-257-4530 ashevillelyric.org


April 24 - 26, 30, May 3 & 7-10
Hendersonville Little Theatre presents the Tony and Oscar award winning musical “Dreamgirls”, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-1082
hendersonvillelittletheater.org


April 25
Spring Festival at the Farm, Historic Johnson Farm, 10am-4pm, fun for the whole family, arts & crafts, pound cake sale, house tours, food, entertainment, wagon & tractor rides, free parking, Hendersonville, NC 828-891-6585
www.hendersoncountypublicschoolsnc.org/johnson-farm


April 25 & 25
Asheville Kitchen & Bath Show, WNC Agricultural Center Event Center, Fletcher, NC 828-551-5350  www.wncagcenter.org


April 26
Hendersonville Chamber Music presents the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet, 3pm, $20/adults, First Congregational Church, Hendersonville, NC 828-808-2314 or 828-696-2118 www.hendersonvillechambermusic.org


April 30
Diana Wortham Theatre’s Mainstage Series presents The Barra MacNeils, an array of accordion, fiddle, harp, guitar, bodhrán, bouzouki, uilleann pipes, piano, mandolin; 8pm, Regular $30; Student $25; Child $15, Asheville, NC  828-257-4530 www.dwtheatre.com


 
Call phone number listed on each event to confirm dates. times, location & possible cancellations
 
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