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EDITOR'S NOTE: Many events have been canceled or postponed as a result of the COVID-19 emergency. It is best to call ahead — or check with organizer's website — to verify the status of any local event.

Wednesday, Nov. 18

CROONER CONCERT, 1-3 p.m., patio, 305 Lounge & Eatery, 305 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. Paul Schiro, billed as a “contemporary crooner,” will perform.

JASON DECHRISTOFARO’S JAZZ NIGHT CONCERT, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Southern Appalachian Brewery, 822 Locust St., Hendersonville. Jason DeChristofaro’s Jazz Night is held every Wednesday.

SHAG DANCE, 7-10 p.m., The Brass Monkey Bar & Grill, 723 Congaree Road, Greenville, S.C. A shag dance, hosted by the Carolina Shag Club, will be held every Wednesday, featuring a DJ spinning Carolina beach music hits.




Thursday, Nov. 19

LAZYBIRDS CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. The Lazybirds will perform Americana roots and blues music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737.

CONCERT ON THE PATIO, 8 p.m., patio, Grey Eagle Music Hall & Pub, 185 Clingman Avenue, Asheville. The Pack A.D. band will perform. Doors will be open at 7 p.m. To reserve tickets, call 232-5800 or visit www.thegreyeagle.com.




Friday, Nov. 20

ARBORETUM’S “WINTER LIGHTS” HOLIDAY SHOW, 5:30-10:30 p.m., N.C. Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, West Asheville. The Arboretum will feature a drive-through “Winter Lights” Holiday Show from Nov. 20 through Jan. 10. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate. In-coming gates close at 10 nightly. 

SHADRACK’S CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND LIVE!, 6-10 p.m., Tryon International Equestrian Center, Mill Spring. Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland LIVE! will be presented from 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 20 through Jan. 3. Billed as “the ultimate holiday experience,” the drive-through Christmas celebration “features hundreds of thousands of lights, seven nights a week, with live performances from beloved Christmas characters on select nights. The 30-minute driving tour will dazzle attendees of all ages with lights, dancing to music and custom-bullfight displays from the safety and comfort of their vehicles.” 

WILDMANS CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. The Wildmans will perform acoustic, Americana and bluegrass music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737.

Mojomatic CONCERT, 7-9 p.m., Dry Falls Brewing, 425 Kanuga Rd., Hendersonville. The band Mojomatic will perform in concert.

THE ISAACS CHRISTMAS SHOW, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Isaacs Christmas Show will be performed. For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.




Saturday, Nov. 21

GUIDED HISTORY WALK, 10 a.m., front steps, City Hall, downtown Hendersonville. The third of three guided history walks will offer a 90-minute-plus walk in the Seventh Avenue Historic Depot District. The history walk leader is Mary Jo Padgett. The cost for each tour is $10 per person ages 10 and older. Children under 10 will be admitted free with a paid adult. To make a reservation, call 545-3179. 

Izzy Hughes CONCERT/DANCE, 3-6 p.m., Appalachian Ridge Hard Cider, 749 Chestnut Gap Road, Hendersonville. Izzy Hughes, billed as a “singer, guitarist, eclectic,” will perform.

The Super ‘60s BAND CONCERT, 6-9 p.m., Point Lookout Vineyards, 408 Appleola Rd, Hendersonville. The Super ‘60s band will perform the hits from the 1960s for listening or dancing.

KRISTY COX CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Kristy Cox will perform acoustic, Americana and bluegrass music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737.

MAGIC SHOW/ILLUSIONIST, 7 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The show — Mike Super, Magic Illusion — will be performed. For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.

Fine Line CONCERT, 7-11 p.m., South Rock Sports Grille, 830 Greenville Hwy., Hendersonville. The band Fine Line will perform in concert.

TWISTED TRAIL CONCERT, 7-11 p.m., Mills River Brewery, 336 Banner Farm Road, Mills River. The band Twisted Trail will perform in concert.





Sunday, Nov. 22

LAURA & TIM CONCERT/DANCE, 2-5 p.m., Burntshirt Vineyards, 2695 Sugarloaf Road, Hendersonville. Laura & Tim will perform music for dancing and/or listening.

Izzy Hughes CONCERT/DANCE, 2:30-5:30 p.m., St. Paul Mountain Vineyard, 588 Chestnut Gap Road, Hendersonville. Izzy Hughes, billed as a “singer, guitarist, eclectic,” will perform.

HARLEM QUARTET CONCERT, 4:30 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Harlem Quartet will perform in concert. For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.

Peggy RaTusz and Daddy LongLegs CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Peggy Ratusz and Daddy LongLegs will perform “oldies” music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 





Friday, Nov. 27

Izzy Hughes CONCERT/DANCE, 3-5 p.m., Oklawaha Brewing, 147 1st Avenue East, Hendersonville. Izzy Hughes, billed as a “singer, guitarist, eclectic,” will perform.

TRIBUTE TO ELVIS SHOW, 7-10 p.m., Guidon Brewery, 415 8th Avenue East, Hendersonville. A Tribute to Elvis show will feature Bobby Ellis in the title role of the late Elvis Presley, widely revered as “the king of rock ‘n’ roll.”




Saturday, Nov. 28

Hope Griffin CONCERT/DANCE, 3-6 p.m.,  St. Paul Mountain Vineyard, 588 Chestnut Gap Road, Hendersonville. Hope Griffin will perform.

FLASHBACK CONCERT/DANCE, 6-9 p.m., Bold Rock Cidery, 72 School House Road, Mills River. The band Flashback will play the hits from the 1980s.

Fine Line ACOUSTIC SHOW, 6-9 p.m., The Loft, 111 Joel Wright Dr., Hendersonville. The band Fine Line will perform an acoustic show.

CHUCK BRODSKY CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Chuck Brodsky will perform acoustic, Americana and folk music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 

28 Pages CONCERT/DANCE, 7-11 p.m., Dry Falls Brewing, 425 Kanuga Rd., Hendersonville. The band 28 Pages will perform.

TWISTED TRAIL CONCERT/DANCE, 7-11 p.m., South Rock Sports Grille, 830 Greenville Highway, Hendersonville. The band Twisted Trail will perform.

Foreverland’s Winter Wonderland Christmas Dance Party, 7-11:30 p.m., The Spinning Jenny, 107 Cannon St., Greer, S.C. The annual Christmas Dance Party will be held. The event will begin with a waltz lesson from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by the Christmas Dance Party from 8 to 11:30 p.m. In addition, a photo backdrop and a photographer/videographer will ensure that participants are able to capture their memories. To order tickets, which are $15 online (or $20 at the door), visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/foreverlands-winter-wonderland-ballroom-dance-party-tickets-120659589079





Sunday, Nov. 29

HOPE GRIFFIN SHOW/DANCE, 2-5 p.m., Burntshirt Vineyards, 2695 Sugarloaf Road, Hendersonville. Hope Griffin will provide music for dancing and/or listening. 

CROONER CONCERT, 4-6 p.m., patio, Southern Appalachian Brewery, 822 Locust St., Hendersonville. Paul Schiro, a crooner, will perform.

CANE MILL ROAD CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Cane Mill Road will perform acoustic, Americana and bluegrass music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 





Wednesday, Dec. 2

CONCERT ON THE PATIO, 8 p.m., patio, Grey Eagle Music Hall & Pub, 185 Clingman Avenue, Asheville. The band Maggie Rose will perform. Doors will be open at 7 p.m. To reserve tickets, call 232-5800 or visit www.thegreyeagle.com.

JASON DECHRISTOFARO’S JAZZ NIGHT CONCERT, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Southern Appalachian Brewery, 822 Locust St., Hendersonville. Jason DeChristofaro’s Jazz Night is held every Wednesday.

SHAG DANCE, 7-10 p.m., The Brass Monkey Bar & Grill, 723 Congaree Road, Greenville, S.C. A shag dance, hosted by the Carolina Shag Club, will be held every Wednesday, featuring a DJ spinning Carolina beach music hits.

SALSA (DANCE) SECRETS CLASS, 8-11 p.m., Shaking D’z, 100 McMillan Drive, Spartanburg, S.C. Salsa Secrets, held on the first Wednesday every month, will be presented by Spartanburg Salsa and Foreverland Dance.




Thursday, Dec. 3

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, 6 p.m., Mauldin Outdoor Amphitheater (behind the Mauldin Cultural Center), 101 E. Butler Rd., Mauldin, S.C. Mauldin will hold its annual Christmas tree-lighting. “Come ring in the holiday season as we light our community Christmas tree,” an event promotion stated. “Indulge in hot cocoa and cookies and enjoy music and holiday cheer with your community as we count down to the moment Santa lights the tree.” Attendees are urged to bring stadium chairs for the ceremony. Admission is free.

TIM EASTON CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Tim Easton will perform acoustic, Americana and folk music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 

GATLIN BROTHERS CONCERT, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Gatlin Brothers will perform in concert. For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.





Friday, Dec. 4

JACOB JOHNSON CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Jacob Johnson will perform acoustic, Americana and jazz music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 

INVOKE CONCERT, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. Invoke, a multi-string quartet, will perform in concert. For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.





Saturday, Dec. 5

CHRISTMAS PARADE, 2 p.m., from Mauldin High School to the Mauldin Cultural Center, Mauldin, S.C. Regarding the annual parade, an event promotion stated, “Celebrate the best time of the year with the entire community... This year’s parade is better than ever! With floats from churches, businesses, scout troops, organizations and many more, the parade is a great way to see your community celebrate Christmas. Music by the Mauldin High School Marching Band will lead the one and only Santa down the parade route!”

UNSPOKEN TRADITION CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Unspoken Tradition will perform acoustic, Americana and bluegrass music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 

BALLROOM DANCE, 7-11 p.m., Landmark Dance Hall, 156 Landmark Dr., Taylors, S.C. A ballroom dance, held every first Saturday, will be held. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The featured entertainer will be Natalie Foreverland. Live music and a DJ will perform songs to which one could dance a range of styles — two-step, East Coast swing, waltz, shag, line dance, cha cha and rumba. A door prize and 50-50 drawing will be offered. Covered dishes/desserts will be welcome.

CONCERT ON THE PATIO, 9 p.m., patio, Grey Eagle Music Hall & Pub, 185 Clingman Avenue, Asheville. Ward Davis will perform. Doors will be open at 8 p.m. To reserve tickets, call 232-5800 or visit www.thegreyeagle.com.




Sunday, Dec. 6

BALLROOM DANCE, 5-8 p.m., Spinning Jenny, 107 Cannon St., Greer, S.C. A ballroom dance, held the first Sunday of every month, will be held. Admission is $10.

PRETTY LITTLE GOAT CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Pretty Little Goat, billled as a “grassroots” music band, will perform. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 

TWISTED TRAIL CONCERT, 7-11 p.m., The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The band Twisted Trail will perform in concert.




Monday, Dec. 7

SHRIMP AND SHAG DANCE CLASS, 7-9 p.m., Plate 108, 108 E. Poinsett St., Greer, S.C. A shag dance class is held on the first Monday of every month. Shrimp also will be featured for those wanting to eat — before or after — dance lessons.




Wednesday, Dec. 9

CONCERT ON THE PATIO, 8 p.m., patio, Grey Eagle Music Hall & Pub, 185 Clingman Avenue, Asheville. Andy Shauf will perform. Doors will be open at 7 p.m. To reserve tickets, call 232-5800 or visit www.thegreyeagle.com.




Thursday, Dec. 10

CHRISTMAS WITH THE CURRYS CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Christmas with the Currys will perform acoustic, Americana, folk and rock music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 





Friday, Dec. 11

DARREN NICHOLSON BAND CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. The Darren Nicholson Band will perform acoustic, Americana and bluegrass music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 

BALLROOM DANCE, 7-11 p.m., Landmark Dance Hall, 156 Landmark Dr., Taylors, S.C. A ballroom dance, held every second Friday of the month, will take place. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The featured entertainer will be Natalie Foreverland. Live music and a DJ will perform songs to which one could dance a range of styles — two-step, East Coast swing, waltz, shag, line dance, cha cha and rumba. A door prize and 50-50 drawing will be offered. Covered dishes/desserts will be welcome.

FAMILY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR SHOW, 8 p.m., Mauldin Cultural Center, 101 East Butler Road, Mauldin, S.C. The annual “Family Christmas Spectacular” show will be held Dec. 11-20. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Fridays, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Regarding the show, an event promotion stated, “Christmastime is here, so join us for a night of your favorite holiday hits! Performed live by local vocalists at the Mauldin Cultural Center, this musical revue is sure to get you in the holiday spirit by bringing Christmas cheer to you and to yours! For tickets, which are $15, visit mauldinculturalcenter.org or call the box office at (864) 335-4862.





Sunday, Dec. 13

NUTCRACKER BALLET, 4 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Nutcracker Ballet, presented by Dance Alive, will be performed. An event promotion noted, “The Nutcracker’ production presented by Dance Alive, features beautifully choreographed dancing, impressive sets, and spectacular costumes. This family classic Christmas has become a Newberry holiday tradition.” For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.





Monday, Dec. 14

NUTCRACKER BALLET ABBREVIATED, 11 a.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Nutcracker Ballet Abbreviated, presented by Dance Alive, will be performed. The abbreviated version of the famous ballet lasts less than an hour — and is especially aimed at young children to introduce them to the delights of ballet.  For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.





Saturday, Dec. 19

CHRISTMAS AT THE SILENT MOVIES, 7 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. “Christmas at the Silent Movies” will be performed. An event promotion noted, “‘Christmas at the Silent Movies’ features the holiday-themed silent films of the early 1900s: Buster Keaton in ‘The Frozen North’ (1922), Laurel & Hardy in ‘Big Business’ (1929) and the first-ever film adaptations of ‘A Christmas Carol’ (1910) and ‘The Night Before Christmas’ (1905), all accompanied live with their original orchestral scores. The scores will be performed by the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra, which is “the premier American ragtime ensemble” as hailed by The Washington Post. For tickets, which are $50, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.




Sunday, Dec. 20

A CARPENTERS’ CHRISTMAS, 7 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. “A Carpenters’ Christmas” will be performed. An event promotion stated, “Composed of a world-class group of musicians, ‘A Carpenters Christmas’ performs some of the Carpenters’ top hits and popular holiday songs in a concert experience that recreates the best of The Carpenters. Don’t miss the chance to hear songs such as ‘Close To You,’ ‘We’ve Only Just Begun,’ and — of course — ‘Merry Christmas, Darling!’” For tickets, which are $55, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.





Thursday, Jan. 14

KEB’ MO’ CONCERT, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. Keb’ Mo’ will perform in concert. Regarding the show, an event promotion stated, “Singer-songwriter and five-time Grammy Award-winning artist Keb’ Mo’ draws upon his bottomless roots-music expertise to make deeply expressive, highly personal music that combines blues, jazz, gospel and country.” For tickets, which are $150, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.





Friday, Jan. 15

JOHN DENVER TRIBUTE CONCERT, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. A John Denver tribute concert will be performed. Regarding the show, an event promotion stated, “Known for his unique mix of folk and country, John Denver was considered the ‘Golden Boy of Folk Music,’ for his laid-back, down-to-earth and easy-going music made in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Ted Vigil, a John Denver tribute artist, strives to bring the best replication of a John Denver concert to the stage. Performing the most famous songs and albums of John Denver’s legendary career, this tribute band will bring you renditions of ‘Back Home Again,’ ‘Take Me Home, Country Roads,’ ‘Sunshine On My Shoulders,’ ‘Rocky Mountain High’ and much more....” For tickets, which are $45, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.


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