Young Dems Summer Fest A Huge Success

Updated: Jul 11

Hendersonville, NC – On July 10th, the Young Democrats of Henderson County (YDHC) hosted their first Young Dems Summer Fest at Continuum Art in downtown Hendersonville. Over 200 attendees gathered to meet local candidates and advocacy groups while enjoying BBQ and music.

Local musicians included Daniel Shearin, Threadbare, Mike Martinez, and Kathryn O’Shea who performed sets across the four hours of the festival. Numerous candidates and elected officials spoke including Jasmine Beach-Ferrara (NC11), Michael O’Shea (NC State House 117), Justice Ervin (NC Supreme Court), Mary Ellen Kustin (Henderson School Board), and Mayor Preston Blakely (Fletcher). The event also had several booths from local advocacy groups.

The YDHC would like to thank all candidates, representatives, advocacy groups, and attendees for coming out to the festival.