September 4, 2015

Final of Three “Meet Me in the Street” Events Scheduled for Friday, September 18, 2015

Henderson, NC – The final of three free “Meet Me in the Street” concerts is scheduled for Friday, September 18 featuring “Steve Owens & Summertime”. This popular band presents a mix of Carolina Beach Music, Southern Soul and Rock-n-Roll. Its no wonder that they have a faithful following with Cammy nominations for Male Vocalist of […]

N.C. Mountain State Fair offers ‘Mountain Fun’ for the whole family

FLETCHER – Fun-filled attractions, uplifting mountain music and deep-fried delicacies are all part of the entertainment planned for this year’s N.C. Mountain State Fair, which runs Sept. 11-20 at the WNC Agricultural Center. For some down-on-the-farm fun, visitors can enjoy the expanded Farmer Bill’s Ag-Ventures exhibit located near the main entrance. “This year, children will […]

Meet Me In The Street Thursday August 27th, 2015

Come on out join the Chamber and The Konnection Band as they play all the songs that you love to hear. There will be vendor booths, food and free entertainment for your enjoyment along Breckenridge Street in downtown Henderson. The weather is looking good and it’s going to be a shaggin’ good time, so make […]

Ducky Derby in Downtown Henderson August 29th, 2015

Franklin Granville Vance Smart Start will hold its 6th annual Ducky Derby Festival and rubber duck race, a fundraiser for the local Smart Start program, on Saturday, August 29th in downtown Henderson.  At 10 o’clock the festival begins on Breckenridge Street between the library and police station.  This years’ activities include a bounce house and slide, […]

Mountain State Fair offers new attractions, rides and more

FLETCHER – Each year, thousands of visitors flock to the WNC Agricultural Center for the N.C. Mountain State Fair to celebrate the people, agriculture and traditions of Western North Carolina. This year, organizers are adding new rides, attractions and exhibits to the lineup of annual favorites. “This year, we’ve brought in several new attractions,” said […]

Ducky Derby in Downtown Henderson August 29th, 2015

Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start Presents Ducky Derby Festival Saturday, August 29, 2015 10:00 am – 2:00 pm in Downtown Henderson, NC FGV Smart start will hold its 6th annual Ducky Derby fundraiser in downtown Henderson on August 29th. Breckenridge Street will be filled with food vendors and games for children, as well as information booths with resources for families. At […]

Memorial Day Festivities Mark the Start of Maximum NC Summer

RALEIGH, North Carolina (May 18, 2015) ? Travelers will find a harmony of patriotic and festive events across North Carolina to mark Memorial Day weekend, the traditional kickoff of summer. With everything from a symbolic homecoming at Duke Homestead State Historic Site to the inaugural WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest and the 56th running of the […]

Meet Me in the Street May 15th, 2015 The Holiday Band

It’s that time of year again! The Henderson-Vance Chamber’s “Meet Me in the Street” will officially kick off in May. Join us on Friday, May 15th for our first free event featuring The Holiday Band. Mark your calendars. Come on out and join the Chamber and The Holiday Band as they play all the songs […]

Got to Be NC Festival offers up plenty of food options. Festival to be held May 15-17 2015 at State Fairgrounds

RALEIGH – If you are going to celebrate North Carolina’s agriculture and agribusiness industry, you have to have food and plenty of it. The Got to Be NC Festival presented by Lowes Foods will offer a variety of food options for visitors May 15-17 at the State Fairgrounds. “Every food item starts on a farm, […]

Got to Be NC Festival offers entertainment variety May 15-17 2015 at State Fairgrounds

RALEIGH – Live music, leaping dogs and a North Carolina storyteller will be part of the entertainment lineup at the 2015 Got to Be NC Festival at the State Fairgrounds May 15-17. “Whether you’re interested in animals, music or fireworks, we’re going to have something for the whole family to enjoy,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve […]