Free Daily Headlines


Set your text size: A A A

History 'unwrapped' Thursday in new show

"Unwrapping Local History," an original play showcasing Henderson County history from the early 1900s through the 1960s, premieres at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Historic Courthouse.

Other evening performances are Dec. 16 and 17 and a matinee performance is 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at the Visitors Center at 201 S. Main St. or by calling 828-693-9708.

The all-volunteer cast includes Richard Brown, Bryan Byrd, Sandee Carpenter, Aidan Freeman, Mia Freeman, Fletch Griffith, Marcia Kelso Mills, Jay Mullinax, Penny Gash Pearson, Ronnie Pepper, Sabrina Sweeney and young student dancers from Pat’s School of Dance. The band is made up of J. Larry Keith, Rick McMinn, Sandra McMinn and Penny Gash Pearson. Kaye Youngblood supervises the screen images that appear throughout the production, assisted by Tabitha Brockus and Trish Allen. Directed by creator Tom Orr and Pat Shepherd, the play features the people and places of significance in the arts, entertainment, business and other fields.

To donate to the Walk of Fame send a check made out to the City of Hendersonville (with Walk of Fame in the memo line) to Walk of Fame, 145 Fifth Ave. E., Hendersonville, N.C. 28792.