April 30 Spring Fling and Toga Run. Benefit for Lake Lure Classical Academy. 9am-5K run; Local Vendors. Arts & Crafts. Inflatable Village. Train Rides. Raffle. Lake Lure’s Got Talent, and More. Morse Park Meadows in Lake Lure. 10 am- 3 pm.

May 10 Kokedama (Moss Ball) Planter Workshop with Master Gardener Lynn Lang. Lake Lure Flowering Bridge. 10 am. 828-625-2540.

May 12 Gardening in WNC: A Primer for Transplanted Floridians, New Yorkers, Ohioans & Others led by garden guru and transplanted Virginian Maryann Brown. Lake Lure Flowering Bridge. 10 am. 828-625-2540.

May 14 5th Annual SpringGo Fest. Pancake Breakfast. Parade. Art Creation with the Paint Bug. Bake Sale. Cow Pie Bingo Raffle. 7 am – 2 pm. Recyled Garden Art Contest/Auction. Symphony of Rutherford County at the Gathering Place. Dinner Available. Chimney Rock Village. 5-8 pm.

May 24 Special Tour of Bullington Gardens in Hendersonville for Flowering Bridge Volunteers and Friends. Meet to Carpool from the Flowering Bridge Parking Lot at 1:30 for 2:30 pm tour. 828-625-2540.

May 28-30 Semi-annual Lake Lure Arts & Craft Festival. Lake Lure Commerce Building. 10 am-5 pm

June 4 Official Dedication of Sensory Trail. Lake Lure Flowering Bridge. 11 am. 828-625-2540.

June 11 Movie on the Meadows. “The Last of the Mohicans.” Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park. Gates open at 7:30 pm.

June 11 8th Annual Lure of the Dragons Dragon Boat Races and Festival. Morse Park. 9 am.

June 14 Container Gardening with Herbs with Master Gardener and Herb Expert Charlotte Gardner. Lake Lure Flowering Bridge. 10 am. 828-625-2540.

June 23 Music Thursdays. 25th Anniversary of Chimney Rock Village Community Development Association. Pig Pickin’. Open Mike Night. Lake Lure Cloggers. The Gathering Place. Chimney Rock Village. 6:30-8:30 pm.

To submit any community-wide event in the Gorge, contact Laura Deaton, Events Coordinator, info@hickorynutchamber.org.