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Calendar of Events
November 2014 Events

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

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Home for the Holidays | Holiday Dining Guide | Christmas Tree Farms

November 1
The Haunted Farm sits on a mysterious, blood-soaked stretch of land where the deranged Missy Mae Lively eternally pines for her lost groom; frightful fun with three main parts to the Farm – The Woods, The Farm, and The Haunted Hayride; (new for 2014 - over 1000 square feet of inside terror, bringing it to over 8000 square feet) General Admission -$16 (cash only), $3 parking, 624 Townsend Rd., Hendersonville, NC 828-702-7911

2014 Golden Retriever Club Of America National Specialty, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center, Golden Retrievers competing in conformation, obedience, & agility; Fletcher, NC

November 1 - 2
Hendersonville Little Theatre presents Sylvia, when Greg brings home a stray dog named Sylvia (play by a woman) his wife Kate, beginning to feel their long-time marriage is being neglected, resents her. Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Sundays 2pm, Adults $20, under 18 years $10, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-1082

American Kennel Club (AKC) Dog Agility Trial, WNC Agricultural Center McGough Arena (dogs jump hurdles, race through tunnels and climb over A-frames at high speed), home, Sponsored by Western Carolina Dog Fanciers Association, Fletcher, NC 828-734-3184

November 1 - 22
Turkey Hunt, Team ECCO Ocean Center & Aquarium, a fun scavenger hunt among the fish tanks, search for the 5 fish of Thanksgiving; Wed-Sat 1pm-5pm,General Admission $3 per person, Hendersonville, NC  828-692-8386

November 1 – December 31
Golden Age l & ll - "Coming of the Railroad" Exhibit, a replica of the Saluda Mountain Grade - steepest main-line standard gauge railroad in the US & the History of Laurel Park when visitors crowded the area's lakes and pavilions to swim by day and dance by night; and a replica of a general store; Henderson County Heritage Museum, Wed.- Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 1pm-5pm, free, Hendersonville, NC

November 6
Autumnfest. Highland Lake Inn & Resort, an indoor farmers market & craft fair, entertainment, food, wine by Saint Paul Mountain Vineyard, local crafters& fall produce; 3pm-6pm, free admission, Flat Rock, NC

November 7 & 8
Cirk La Putyka: Slapstick Sonata, acrobatics, contemporary dance, puppetry, concert, and sport, Prague’s Cirk La Putyka; Diana Wortham Theatre, 8pm, Tickets: Regular $38; Student $33; Child $15; Asheville, NC 828-257-4530

November 7 - 9
No Bulls Barrel Racing, WNC Agricultural Center McGough Arena, Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414 or 828-713-4712

November 8
Hendersonville Swing Band, Hendersonville High School Auditorium, 3pm, $10 per person, benefits the Hendersonville Civitan Club, Hendersonville, NC 828-696-8031

Rock & Roll for Literacy 2014,a special concert/ dance featuring the band "Vintage Vinyl", Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown, 7:30pm-9:30pm, $15 at the Door, $10 in advance, benefits the Blue Ridge Literacy Council, Hendersonville, NC 828-696-3811

Arts Council of Henderson County presents a fall benefit concert Let’s Fall in Love, an original musical revue of Broadway’s great love songs, 7:30pm, Calvary Episcopal Church Parish Hall, Tickets $40, includes wine, coffee & Viennese desserts, Fletcher, NC 828-693-8504

Asheville Symphony Chorus, The Mass: Past & Present, Arden Presbyterian Church, 7:30pm, Asheville, NC 828-254-7046

November 14
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare’s most beloved comedy, Diana Wortham Theatre, 9:30am & 12pm, $7.50; Recommended for Grades 6-12, Asheville, NC 828-257-4530

November 14 - 16
UKI US Open Dog Agility Show, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center, (dogs jump hurdles, race through tunnels and climb over A-frames at high speed), Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414 or 864-634-2149

November 15
Red June blends country, bluegrass, and American roots music with a dash of indie rock sensibility; Diana Wortham Theatre, 8pm, Tickets: Regular $30; Student $25; Child $1; Asheville, NC 828-257-4530

November 20 - December 21
Flat Rock Playhouse presents the “A Christmas Carol, “ a new take the famous Dickens story and infuses it with a brand new score that celebrates the holiday season, (subject to rights confirmation), Wed-Sat 8pm; Thurs, Sat & Sun 2pm, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008

November 21 - 23
WNC Holiday Fair, WNC Agricultural Center Event Center, arts & crafts and gift marketers as well as holiday food and wine; Fri & Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm, Adults $5, Children under 12 free, free Parking, Fletcher, NC  828-606-8680

November 22
Asheville Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Masterworks 3 - Tchaikovsky’s 4th , 8pm, Asheville, NC 828-254-7046

November 22 – January 1
National Gingerbread House Competition & Display, The Omni Grove Park Inn, competitors from around the country travel with their edible creations to be a part of the Annual National Gingerbread House Competition, public viewing hours days are Sundays - Thursdays, excluding holidays from10am-10pm, no charge to enter the hotel or see the display; parking charges where applicable, Asheville, NC 800-809-6664

November 28, 29, December 26 & 27
Indoor Motocross, WNC Agricultural Center, McGough Arena, Fletcher NC 423-323-5497

November 28
Holiday Tree Lighting, Historic Courthouse on Main Street, entertainment & Santa turns on the Christmas lights in historic downtown, 5:30pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216

November 28 & 29
Dickens' A Christmas Carol, actor Jeremy Webb has re-envisioned this classic by creating a 25 character, family-friendly, one-man play with puppets for ghosts; Diana Wortham Theatre, Nov 28 & 29 7pm, Nov 29 2pm,Tickets: Regular $35; Student $30; Child $15; Asheville, NC 828 257-4530

November 29
Ole Timey Christmas, Henderson County Curb Market, 8am-2pm (Christmas wreaths, fresh greenery, crafts, demonstrations, music, carriage rides & refreshments) Hendersonville, NC  828-692-8012

November 29 & December 27
Christmas at Connemara, Carl Sandburg Home is decorated in the simple style of the Sandburgs with poinsettias and a traditionally decorated Christmas tree from Thanksgiving until January 6th, 2015, music/storytelling from 10:30am-12:30pm in the garage adjacent to the Sandburg Home, refreshments, holiday craft-making from 10am-1pm, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-4178

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