Brevard and Transylvania County provide a wonderful backdrop for your cultural experience.  Here are just a few of our favorite things to do while staying here in Brevard.

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The Brevard Music Center

For three quarters of a century, The Brevard Music Center has brought together today’s most celebrated musical talents and tomorrow’s brightest stars for seven weeks on its lush 150-acre campus. The results are, to put it simply, legendary. In the past, Brevard Music Center has welcomed such names as Joshua Bell, Yo-Yo Ma and Renee Fleming. Each year, the Festival features over eighty incomparable performances ranging from eclectic jazz to Broadway musicals to epic operas. A full schedule, performer and ticketing information can be found at

The Paul Porter center

Nestled on the idyllic campus of Brevard College, the Paul Porter Center for the Performing Arts is an acoustic marvel of a theater with a regular schedule of top-tier events. The Porter Center stage spotlights the Brevard College Theater and Music Departments, the Brevard Philharmonic, and the Transylvania Choral Society. In recent years, the Porter Center has hosted performances by Harry Belafonte, Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny and The Capitol Steps, as well as Brevard Music Festival affiliated concerts.  For more information about the upcoming season at the Porter Center, visit

The Flat Rock Playhouse

The Playhouse’s dual mission of producing the performing arts and providing education in the performing arts includes a ten-show professional series; a summer and fall college apprentice and intern program; performances and cabaret series by the YouTheatre; year-round classes and workshops for students from kindergarten through adults. Flat Rock Playhouse now hosts over 90,000 patrons annually and is a major contributor to the local economy and the Arts in North Carolina. Visit

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Art Gallaries

With nine galleries in charming, pedestrian-friendly downtown Brevard and nearly two dozen in close driving distance, Transylvania County offers an exceptional range of fine arts and handicrafts from local, regional and national artists. Regular events and Fourth Friday Gallery walks from April to December provide visitors the opportunity to explore the very latest of what Transylvania County’s visual artists have to offer.  For more information on where you may find the next Picasso or a one-of-a-kind ceramic pitcher (or both), visit Arts in brevard.

(828) 883-4142Drew Deane Gallery
114 West Main Street, Brevard
(828) 877-5272Gallery on Main
36 East Main Street, Brevard
Land of Waterfalls Art Gallery
Top of the Falls Overlook in Connestee
5388 Greenville Hwy, Brevard 828-883-3830Number 7 Arts Co-op
12 East Main Street, Brevard
(828) 883-2294Red Wolf Gallery
8 East Main Street, Brevard
(828) 862-8620Scenic 276 Arts Corridor
A 13-mile stretch beginning just south of Brevard and ending at the NC/SC line. It showcases art galleries, working and teaching studios, shops, charming lodgings, home-style dining and fresh local produce.Transylvania County Arts Council
349 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard
(828) 884-2787