Aug 31 – Sept 3. – NC Apple Festival
The annual Labor Day festival that takes place in Downtown Hendersonville is in its 66th year. Enjoy 4 days of fun with freshly picked apples, arts & crafts and free entertainment. In addition, there is a Family Fun Zone full of rides and inflatables so fun your kids might not want to leave!
Sept. 1 Wild Things Weekend at Pack Place
Cost: $5 donation – all proceeds go to support Wild South’s wildlife education initiatives
Wild Things Weekend is a one of a kind event featuring live animal shows, award winning wildlife films, and exhibits from a wide rang of outdoor businesses, environmental educators and conservation groups from across WNC.
Sept. 7th-16 – North Carolina Mountain State Fair
Located at the WNC Ag Center just off Airport Rd, the Mountain State Fair offers a little bit for everyone. Patrons can catch some live music, take in a pig race, or go for a spin on one of the many rides. Be sure to take advantage of their Student Day on Sept. 7 when students 12th grade and under get in free before 6 p.m.
Sept 22 – Andrew’s Geyser 100th Anniversary/Railroad Day
This man-made geyser located in Old Fort celebrates its 100th Anniversary this year with a dedication ceremony. Just down the street, Railroad Day will celebrate with children’s miniature train rides, model railroad vendors with displays storytellers and plus local musicians playing in Bradley Park.
Ongoing- The Health Adventure – Healthier Even After…
Cost: Adults- $9.50, Children- $6.50
The Health Adventure is currently playing host the traveling exhibit Healthier Ever After, an interactive fairytale forest. Children make their way through the make-believe forest overcoming obstacles while exercising their bodies and learning about nutrition in a fun way.
The Health Adventure is open Mon-Sat from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday from 12:30 p.m.-6 p.m.