Monarch Butterfly Update with Tag and Release of Butterflies on The Flowering Bridge — September 3, 2pm. For more information, call 828-625-2540.

Gertonfest VIII Pancake Breakfast, silent auction, spelling bee, music bake sale, trivia. – September 3, Upper Hickory Nut Gorge Community Center, Gerton.

Fall Container Gardening class at The Flowering Bridge — September 13, 10am. For information, call 828-625-2540.

Making Feeders & Nesting Materials for Birds demonstration at The Flowering Bridge — September 17, 10am (rain date Sept. 20). For information, call 828-625-2540.

Music Thursdays, “Hands of Time” – September 22, The Gathering Place, Chimney Rock Village, 6-8pm.

Pruning Presentation at Town Hall, back entrance (sponsored by The Flowering Bridge) — September 27, 10am. For information, call 828-625-2540.

20th Annual Vintage Tin Car Show – October 1, Bald Mountain Driving Range at Rumbling Bald Resort, 8am-4pm.

Scarecrow Contest – October 1-31.  Vote for your favorite scarecrow. Chimney Rock Village

Preparing Your Garden for Winter class at The Flowering Bridge — October 11, 10am. For information, call 828-625-2540.

Semi-annual Lake Lure Arts and Craft Festival – October 15, 16.  Lake Lure Commerce building, 10am-5pm.

Return of the Pumpkin People! workshop at The Flowering Bridge — October 18, 10am. For information, call 828-625-2540.

Composting, Including Composting with Worms class at The Flowering Bridge — October 25, 10am. For information, call 828-625-2540.

Trick or Treat on Main Street, Chimney Rock Village, 5-7pm.

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