The Paul Mitchell School held a grand opening ceremony for its new Hendersonville campus on Npv. 6. Paul Mitchell co-founder John Paul DeJoria and his business partner Winn Clabaugh joined local school owners Dale and Kimberlyn Jones, community dignitaries and hundreds of students in the celebration and ribbon cutting.
The 7th annual Hendersonville Veterans Parade was held on a Nov. 10. This year’s parade was the largest yet, featuring over 70 separate participants and floats. The parade was preceded by an out and back flyover of classic military aircraft.
The Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center hosted the annual Christmas Tree Elegance competition on Nov. 21. Five ornate trees decorated by area designers were entered into the competition. Following the ceremony, the trees were auctioned off with all proceeds going to benefit art programs in Sumner County.
The annual Hendersonville Tree Lighting Ceremony was held at Memorial Park on Dec. 1. The 3-hour event featured a variety of artists performing holiday-themed music before culminating in the lighting of the official city tree.
The Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Golden Apple Awards celebration at the Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club on Oct. 15. During the events, many local teachers received grant awards to help further local education efforts in Hendersonville.
The 5th annual Sumner Harvest Living Days festival was held on Oct. 17 and 18, 2019 at historic Rock Castle in Hendersonville. Sumner Harvest Living Days featured more than 50 reenactors dressed in period attire who treated more than 2,000 fourth graders to a variety of activities, stories and musical entertainment reflective of 18th century pioneer days.
The annual Hendersonville Pumpkin Patch Festival was held at the Streets of Indian Lake from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. More than 5,000 children and their parents took part in the food, festivities, costume contests and, of course, picking out the perfect pumpkins.