Arts and Entertainment

Cultural activities in Henderson county are plentiful! Cultural offerings include fantastic theater groups, musical performances and historic sites.

Flat Rock Playhouse, the State Theatre of North Carolina, has an eight-month season including Broadway musicals, comedy, drama, and theatre for young audiences, while Hendersonville Little Theater is a non-profit volunteer theater with high-quality productions.

The Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra, a professional 80-member, paid orchestra, delights audiences with a six-month concert season.

Blue Ridge Community College hosts a concert series from August to March featuring highly- acclaimed classical artists of national renown, as well as a concert by musicians from the North Carolina School of the Arts.

The Carl Sandburg National Historic Site in Flat Rock, NC is the home place of the famous poet with house tours and acres of scenery.

Biltmore Estate located 22 miles from Hendersonville in Asheville, NC is America's largest home featuring a winery and 8,000 acres of inspiring gardens and scenery.

The Arts Council of Henderson County is a community organization that advocates for the arts and provides opportunities to enrich the lives of children and adults through the arts by offering exhibits, programs and art education programs.

Hands On! Museum on Main Street is an affordable, educational and fun way to spend the day with your children or grandchildren, ages 1-10. A safe place where kids can be kids, Hands On! also offers field trips, special events and room for birthday parties.