Historic Courthouse in downtown Hendersonville, NC.Hendersonville, NC

Downtown Hendersonville is a lovely town with a serpentine street through the center of town. There are benches for relaxing, seasonal flowers, planter boxes and beautiful trees.

There are several attractions located in historic downtown Hendersonville. The Old Historic Henderson County Courthouse built in 1905. Courthouse guided tours are given each Wednesday at 2:00pm. There is no charge for the tour.

Some downtown attractions are Mineral and Lapidary Museum of Henderson County which exhibits the "T Rex". Other exhibits include a Hendersonville Meteorite, North Carolina Minerals plus a display of Fluorescent minerals and replicas of World Famous Diamonds.

The Henderson County Tailgate Market features locally grown produce, bedding plants and arts and crafts. Open each Saturday from 7:00a to noon on King Street.

Henderson County Heritage Museum is located at the Historic Henderson County Courthouse. Hours are Wednesday - Saturday 10:00a to 5:00p. and Sunday 1:00p to 5:00p.

The Henderson County Curb Market has been a local Hendersonville tradition since 1924.  Is a unique farmers market requiring sellers to be residents of Henderson County. TAll items must be either hand-made or locally grown. The sellers offer a variety of goods such as: crafts, baked goods, jellies, plants, flowers, toys, and produce.  The Curb Market’s hours are 8am-2pm Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from April-December, and 8am-1pm Saturday January-March.  The Curb Market is located on the corner of 2nd Avenue and Church Street. For additional information call (828) 692-8012. 221 N. Church St., Hendersonville.

There are plenty of unique shops, galleries, museums, aquarium and antique stores. There is also a variety of restaurants including the Back to the 50's restaurant call Mike's On Main. Downtown offers free Wi-Fi for all to enjoy.

The Hendersonville Visitor's Center sponsors Music on Main Street Friday evenings for 12 weeks during Spring and Summer, along with the Antique Car Show on some evenings. Both are free.