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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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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 828-694-1619

November 5
Keeping the Fires Burning series presents a Musical Conversation with David Holt, four-time Grammy Award winning musician and storyteller, 7pm, Blue Ridge Community College Bo Thomas Auditorium, Flat Rock, NC  828-692-8062

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 7, 8, 9, 14 & 16
Hendersonville Little Theatre presents“Master Class” 2nd Stage production, Terrance McNally’s award winning play is the story of opera diva Maria Callas - a glamorous, commanding, larger-than-life character who is teaching a master class at the Julliard School; held in the E Center located directly behind HLT’s main stage building on Washington St., November 7, 8, 14 and 15 7:30 pm, November 9 & 16 2pm, $15 - ticket price includes refreshments, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-1082 hendersonvillelittle

November 7 – January 3, 2015
Biltmore Candlelight Christmas Evenings, Biltmore Estate, tour America's largest home by candlelight and the glow of fireplaces, decorated for the holidays and music, by reservation only, not available on the following dates: November 25, 27, December 24 & 25; begins @ 5:30PM, Asheville, 800-411-3812 or 828-225-1333

November 7 - January 11, 2015
Christmas at Biltmore, America's largest home decorated with dozens of Christmas trees, hundreds of wreaths, bows, and poinsettias, miles of evergreen garland, and thousands of ornaments; 9am-5pm, Asheville, NC 800-411-3812 or 828-225-1333

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
YART Sale, area artists will be cleaning their studios of paintings, pottery, older works, unsold artwork (framed and unframed), and unneeded art supplies, art lovers will also bring art and vintage items to sell; 9am-3pm, items are available to the public at yard sale prices, First Congregational Church Hall, sponsored by the Arts Council of Henderson County, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-8504

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 19 - January 7
Smith-McDowell House Museum Holiday Tours, (authentically decorated with trees, garlands, ornaments and toys of the Victorian Period), Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-4pm, Sunday: 12pm-4pm, Adults $9, Children ages 8-18 $5, closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, the day after Christmas, New Years Day, Asheville, NC 828-253-9231

November 20, 21, 22 & 23
Hendersonville Little Theatre’s Second Stage presents “The White Rose”, Based on a group of students who took one of the strongest stands against Hitler in WW II, E-Center, $10 per person, open seating, Thursday, Friday & Saturday 7:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 2pm, Hendersonville, 828-692-1082

November 19 – 23
The Drama Department at Blue Ridge Community College presents “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, BRCC Patton Auditorium, Nov 19-22 &30pm, Nov 23 2pm, Flat Rock, NC  828-694-1849

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 26 – January 4
Shadrack Christmas Wonderland, WNC Agricultural Center Fairgrounds, drive through and watch Christmas lights dance music, admission into Santa’s Village is free, dusk-10pm every night, including holidays & even in the rain, cars or family vans: $20, activity van or mini bus: $30, limo $30, tour/school bus: $75, Fletcher, NC  888-321-7547

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
Apple Valley Model Railroad Club Open House, Historic Hendersonville Depot, Nov. 28 10am-4pm & Nov 29 10am-2pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-595-0446

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

November 30
10th Annual Messiah Sing, Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3pm, singers & instrumentalists are invited to gather for instructions at 2pm with vocal scores and paper clips, no admission charge, donations benefits Interfaith Assistance Ministry through Henderson County Churches Uniting, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-3081

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