March 2-April 27th - Horticulture Judging for ages 9 thru 18 - be part of the Henderson County team ! Participants will learn to reconize and identify some of the most important horticultural crops and be able to answer questions and solve problems relating to the art and science of horticulture. Practice will be on Mondays,March 2nd thru April 27th from 4 until 6 pm at the N C Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center, across from the ball fields in Jackson Park. Cost is $25.00 which pays for book, snack and contribution toward travel to the state contest. The Henderson County group will travel to Raleigh to compete.
Thursday, April 16th - The Mills River MRLEC program will feature Musical Entertainment by Jerry Poteet and Friends at the 10 o'clock program.....The program is held each Thursday in the Fellowship Hall and is open to all the community.
Thursday - Aprl 16th - The Ikenobo Ikebana Society, Blue Ridge Chapter, will hold its monthly meeting today at 10 am. The meeting will be held at the First Congregational Church of Hendersonville, 1735 Fifth Avenue West in Hendersonville. For more info call 828-456-5143.
Thursday, April 23rd - The Mills River MRLEC program today will feaure "Picking and Singing" with Richard Hurley at 10 am....The meeting is held in the Fellowship Hall....Reservations are required for lunch. Please RSVP the Tuesday before each scheduled program by noon at 828-808-5581. The church is located on Turnpike Road in Mills River.
Saturday, April 18th = The United Religions Initiative in Henderson County will host this free workshop for the community at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1735 Fifth Avenue West in Hendersonville.
Saturday, April 18th - The Pisgah Chapter of Trout Unlimited is holding its annual Fly Fishing School today from 8:30 am til 4:45 pm at Harmon Field in Tryon. Cost of the school , which includes lunch on Saturday, the 18th is $125.00 for aduls and $75.00 for kids ages 12 thru 18. The price for a student of the 5-Rivers Outreach Program is $100.0. Equipment for the class will be provided. For more info or to regisgter for the school, please visit the PCTC website at www.pisgahchaptertu.org. Class size is limited. Early regiestration is recommended.
Thursday and Friday, April 23 and 24th - The Blue Ridge Community College plant sale will be held from 10 am until 3 pm....lots of your favorite vegetable plants ready for planting.....
Saturday, April 25th -- the Blue Ridge Community College Plant Sale will be held today from 9 am until 2 pm.....lots of vegetable plants ready for planting....
Saturday, April 25th - The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hendersonville, located at 2021 Kanuga Road invites you to a Bluegrass to Bach Concert Series ...with doors open at 6:30 pm and music starting at 7 pm....suggested donation will be $15.00.,....The church is located at the corner of Price Street at 2021 Kanuga Road...Sheila Kay Adams will be singing Appalachian ballads, playing banjo and telling stories passed down thru seven generations of her Irish, Scottish and English ancestors,. Sheila is a well known performer from near by Madison County., For more info call Wanda Hughes at 912-484-5245.
Saturday, April 25th - A Craft Fair and Home Goods Sale will be held today at the Upward Community Center, 5749 Howard Gap Road in Flat Rock. Come sell your homemade goodies or home goods including Thirty-One, Party Lite, etc....or come to buy !!! Setup 8 am til 9 am, Selling 9 am til 1 pm...Tables are 10.00 each or 2 for $18.00. Contact Shannon at 828-606-6637 for questions or to reserve your table.
Saturday, April 25th - It's the 25th annual Johnson Farm Festival from 10 am til 4 pm at 3346 Haywood Road in Hendersonville. Cost is $5.00 for Adult, $3.00 for students and preschoolers are free. It features fun for families and individuals of all ages with house tours,live music,cake sale, crafts, tractor rides and children's actvities. Shearing and weaving by the Heritage weavers and Fiber Artists.For more info,call director Joy Owens at 891-6585.
Monday, April 27th thru Friday, May 1st -- This is the final week of the Blue Ridge Community College Plant Sale....it will be from 10 am until 3 pm each day....Still time to get those fresh vegetable plants for your spring planting....
New Classes are offered at Opportunity House -- Beginners Guitar is one -- Have you played in the past but gotten "rusty" The guitar is one of the easiest, most portable ways to fulfill your wish..Simple tuning and 3-7 basic chords that will allow you to be able to play hundreds of tunes. A workbook will be provided and a few guitars will be available to use during class...If yoy have your own, please bring it. Meets for 4 weeks..Instructor will be Connie Rowe. (Call Opportunity House for beginning dates).