July 30, 2014

State Fair tickets go on sale Aug. 1 at ncstatefair.org

RALEIGH – State Fair concert tickets and discounted admission tickets and ride sheets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 1, at www.ncstatefair.org. Trace Adkins, Vanilla Ice, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and the Newsboys are just a few of the artists performing in Dorton Arena this year, with concert ticket prices ranging […]

McCLAIN including China Anne McClain to round out 2014 N.C. State Fair concert lineup

RALEIGH – Pop trio McCLAIN including China Anne McClain, with special guest Before You Exit, has been added to the 2014 N.C. State Fair concert series for a show Thursday, Oct. 23. Coming from a family of singers, songwriters and musicians, the sisters grew up in a house filled with music. They formed their singing […]

N.C. State Fair announces 2014 Dorton Arena lineup

RALEIGH – The 2014 N.C. State Fair Dorton Arena lineup will feature performances by country, gospel, rock and contemporary Christian artists, along with a stand-up comedian. Vanilla Ice will kick off the series on Thursday, Oct. 16, with a “Throwback Thursday” show. The rapper and reality TV show personality became the first hip hop artist […]

N.C. peach season on tap to be a good one

RALEIGH – Homemade ice cream, cobbler or sliced fresh, no matter what way you enjoy peaches, this season is looking good for the crop. While an unusually cold winter did impact the crop, mid- to late-season peaches will be plentiful in much of the state. “North Carolina growers produce 70 varieties, each with its own […]

Summer Events at the Perry Memorial Library

The Summer Reading program has begun at Perry Memorial Library.  We have many special events coming throughout the summer and weekly events for kids of all ages –  preschool to 18.  There are prizes for reading as well as the many programs and everything is free! We kick off each week with the Books & […]

Vance County 4-H Summer Fun Classes Signups Now

Enrollment is in progress at 4-H for a variety of summer classes from mid June through the first week in August.  Visit http://vance.ces.ncsu.edu and click on 4-H Youth Development (on the left), look for 2014 Summer Fun Schedule.  Enrollment forms are nearer the bottom of the page.  Classes are been added as volunteers commit themselves […]

Downtown Event – St. Baldrick’s – Cops Against Childhood Cancer – Saturday, May 31st, 2014

In keeping with the long-standing and selfless commitment to the citizens we serve, the Henderson Police Department, in conjunction with the Fraternal Order of Police-Hubert E. Tyndall Lodge #33, and the Henderson-Vance Downtown Development Commission, is supporting the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and offering our personal and professional support by hosting “Cops Against Childhood Cancer”. This […]

Meet Me In The Street May 29th, 2014

On Thursday, May 29th the Henderson Vance Chamber of Commerce will be bringing back Steve Owens and Summertime. Playing a unique blend of Carolina Beach, Southern Soul, and Rock-N-Roll. The band is made up of some of the finest vocalist and musicians in the southeast. Steve Owens and Summertime sets the mark at each performance […]

30th Annual NASCAR All-Star Race Kicks Off Motorsports Season in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (May 14, 2014) — North Carolina is fueling up to host two iconic NASCAR events: the 30th annual NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race and Coca-Cola 600. The events kick off a series of motorsports-related tourism offerings throughout the state for the 2014 season and cap off “Motorsports Month” as proclaimed by Governor Pat McCrory […]

The Henderson Community Concert Association Tickets for Upcoming Season


The Henderson Community Concert Association is involved in its Season Membership Campaign. The 2014-2015 Concert Series will feature five outstanding performances at one low price. The best entertainment value in the area! Season tickets — that is for five live performances — are available at: $55 for an adult, $105 for a couple, $10 for […]