Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum
November 20, 2020 – January 10, 2021
5:30 – 10:30 p.m. Nightly
Experience Asheville’s BRIGHTEST holiday tradition at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum. This year, guests are invited to take a dreamy ride through the Arboretum’s enchanted forest and attend Winter Lights safely within their own vehicles. In light of COVID-19, the Arboretum has converted its popular event into a drive-thru show, allowing guests to navigate through a one-mile stretch of the Arboretum’s campus and see unique exhibits covered in thousands of holiday lights. As the Arboretum’s largest fundraising event of the year, proceeds generated from Winter Lights will directly support the Arboretum’s mission-driven programming. For more information visit:

 

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

Experience the ultimate Christmas experience as you drive through hundreds of thousands of lights animated to music from the comfort of your car from November 20th  – January 3rd. On select nights, enjoy LIVE! performances from your favorite Christmas Characters, such as The Grinch, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Charlie Brown, and a live nativity. Price varies by the vehicle size, check the web site for Live performances.

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum
November 20, 2020 – January 10, 2021
5:30 – 10:30 p.m. Nightly
Experience Asheville’s BRIGHTEST holiday tradition at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum. This year, guests are invited to take a dreamy ride through the Arboretum’s enchanted forest and attend Winter Lights safely within their own vehicles. In light of COVID-19, the Arboretum has converted its popular event into a drive-thru show, allowing guests to navigate through a one-mile stretch of the Arboretum’s campus and see unique exhibits covered in thousands of holiday lights. As the Arboretum’s largest fundraising event of the year, proceeds generated from Winter Lights will directly support the Arboretum’s mission-driven programming. For more information visit:

 

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware, Every Saturday during the holidays, enjoy music, cookies, hot cocoa and cider while shopping for the perfect gifts for family and friends. – Carolina Ace Hardware – 911 Greenville Hwy – November 23 – December 31, Monday-Saturday 9 AM – 7 PM; Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM – 828-697-2237 – FREE

 

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

Experience the ultimate Christmas experience as you drive through hundreds of thousands of lights animated to music from the comfort of your car from November 20th  – January 3rd. On select nights, enjoy LIVE! performances from your favorite Christmas Characters, such as The Grinch, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Charlie Brown, and a live nativity. Price varies by the vehicle size, check the web site for Live performances.

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum
November 20, 2020 – January 10, 2021
5:30 – 10:30 p.m. Nightly
Experience Asheville’s BRIGHTEST holiday tradition at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum. This year, guests are invited to take a dreamy ride through the Arboretum’s enchanted forest and attend Winter Lights safely within their own vehicles. In light of COVID-19, the Arboretum has converted its popular event into a drive-thru show, allowing guests to navigate through a one-mile stretch of the Arboretum’s campus and see unique exhibits covered in thousands of holiday lights. As the Arboretum’s largest fundraising event of the year, proceeds generated from Winter Lights will directly support the Arboretum’s mission-driven programming. For more information visit:

 

Historic Johnson Farm Christmas Tours

Historic Johnson Farm Christmas Tours

Experience the 1880 farmhouse decorated for Christmas as you learn about the Johnson Family and their farm. Guided tours of the historic farmhouse decorated for Christmas will be available at 10:30 am each day, reservations are required. The house will be open for self-guided tours each day from 1-3:00 pm. Hot chocolate will be available as well as a Christmas craft for those interested. There will also be a number of items for sale in the Interpretive Center such as Christmas gift baskets, Christmas cacti, and more. Guided tours are $10 ($8 students) and self-guided tours are $5 ($3 students). Open December 1 – 22 (Monday-Friday). 828-891-6585.

 

 

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear will take you on a fun-filled bear hunt through downtown Hendersonville looking for her cubs. The scavenger hunt goes on from November 27 through December 23, 2020. Peppermint needed help with decorating the bear den, so she sent her cubs to find some Christmas decorations. Peppermint needs your help! Join the search party in tracking down Peppermint’s cubs, so they are home by Christmas. Federal and state-mandated guidelines for social distancing will be followed. For more information about the Scavenger Hunt or to pick your copy of the brochure, stop by the Visitor Center at 201 South Main Street, Hendersonville, or call 828-693-9708  Download a 2020 Peppermint Bear Brochure 

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware, Every Saturday during the holidays, enjoy music, cookies, hot cocoa and cider while shopping for the perfect gifts for family and friends. – Carolina Ace Hardware – 911 Greenville Hwy – November 23 – December 31, Monday-Saturday 9 AM – 7 PM; Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM – 828-697-2237 – FREE

 

Noel- Born is the King

Noel- Born is the King, celebrates the birth of Jesus this Christmas! Cantata is a 45 production, held at West Hendersonville Baptist Church.  6:00 PM – (828) 692-6607,  FREE

Noel- Born is the King

Noel- Born is the King, celebrates the birth of Jesus this Christmas! Cantata is a 45 production, held at West Hendersonville Baptist Church.  6:00 PM – (828) 692-6607,  FREE

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear will take you on a fun-filled bear hunt through downtown Hendersonville looking for her cubs. The scavenger hunt goes on from November 27 through December 23, 2020. Peppermint needed help with decorating the bear den, so she sent her cubs to find some Christmas decorations. Peppermint needs your help! Join the search party in tracking down Peppermint’s cubs, so they are home by Christmas. Federal and state-mandated guidelines for social distancing will be followed. For more information about the Scavenger Hunt or to pick your copy of the brochure, stop by the Visitor Center at 201 South Main Street, Hendersonville, or call 828-693-9708  Download a 2020 Peppermint Bear Brochure 

Historic Johnson Farm Christmas Tours

Historic Johnson Farm Christmas Tours

Experience the 1880 farmhouse decorated for Christmas as you learn about the Johnson Family and their farm. Guided tours of the historic farmhouse decorated for Christmas will be available at 10:30 am each day, reservations are required. The house will be open for self-guided tours each day from 1-3:00 pm. Hot chocolate will be available as well as a Christmas craft for those interested. There will also be a number of items for sale in the Interpretive Center such as Christmas gift baskets, Christmas cacti, and more. Guided tours are $10 ($8 students) and self-guided tours are $5 ($3 students). Open December 1 – 22 (Monday-Friday). 828-891-6585.

 

 

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

Experience the ultimate Christmas experience as you drive through hundreds of thousands of lights animated to music from the comfort of your car from November 20th  – January 3rd. On select nights, enjoy LIVE! performances from your favorite Christmas Characters, such as The Grinch, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Charlie Brown, and a live nativity. Price varies by the vehicle size, check the web site for Live performances.

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum
November 20, 2020 – January 10, 2021
5:30 – 10:30 p.m. Nightly
Experience Asheville’s BRIGHTEST holiday tradition at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum. This year, guests are invited to take a dreamy ride through the Arboretum’s enchanted forest and attend Winter Lights safely within their own vehicles. In light of COVID-19, the Arboretum has converted its popular event into a drive-thru show, allowing guests to navigate through a one-mile stretch of the Arboretum’s campus and see unique exhibits covered in thousands of holiday lights. As the Arboretum’s largest fundraising event of the year, proceeds generated from Winter Lights will directly support the Arboretum’s mission-driven programming. For more information visit:

 

Historic Johnson Farm Christmas Tours

Historic Johnson Farm Christmas Tours

Experience the 1880 farmhouse decorated for Christmas as you learn about the Johnson Family and their farm. Guided tours of the historic farmhouse decorated for Christmas will be available at 10:30 am each day, reservations are required. The house will be open for self-guided tours each day from 1-3:00 pm. Hot chocolate will be available as well as a Christmas craft for those interested. There will also be a number of items for sale in the Interpretive Center such as Christmas gift baskets, Christmas cacti, and more. Guided tours are $10 ($8 students) and self-guided tours are $5 ($3 students). Open December 1 – 22 (Monday-Friday). 828-891-6585.

 

 

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear will take you on a fun-filled bear hunt through downtown Hendersonville looking for her cubs. The scavenger hunt goes on from November 27 through December 23, 2020. Peppermint needed help with decorating the bear den, so she sent her cubs to find some Christmas decorations. Peppermint needs your help! Join the search party in tracking down Peppermint’s cubs, so they are home by Christmas. Federal and state-mandated guidelines for social distancing will be followed. For more information about the Scavenger Hunt or to pick your copy of the brochure, stop by the Visitor Center at 201 South Main Street, Hendersonville, or call 828-693-9708  Download a 2020 Peppermint Bear Brochure 

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware, Every Saturday during the holidays, enjoy music, cookies, hot cocoa and cider while shopping for the perfect gifts for family and friends. – Carolina Ace Hardware – 911 Greenville Hwy – November 23 – December 31, Monday-Saturday 9 AM – 7 PM; Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM – 828-697-2237 – FREE

 

Main Street Holiday Wagon Rides

Main Street Holiday Wagon Rides


Take the family on a tractor-drawn wagon ride through festively decorated Main Street. Passengers board at the Hendersonville Visitor Center at 201 South Main Street. The Wagon Rides will follow state mandates, operating at 50% capacity, limiting each ride to 15-20 people. Masks are required. December 11 – 12, Free / 5 pm – 8 pm  828-693–9708 

Santa at Carolina Ace Hardware

Santa will be at Carolina Ace Hardware for a FREE picture in their annual public Christmas display. Carolina Ace Hardware wants everyone to feel safe, including Santa, so we will have to maintain social distancing from Santa, but the pictures will go on! Santa will not have children sitting on his lap, but it will still be a magical experience!  Carolina Ace Hardware, 911 Greenville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 828-697-2237

  • Saturday, December 5, 12 pm-2 pm – There will be a professional photographer on-site taking pictures that she will email to each person.
  • Saturday, December 12, 12 pm-2 pm – Bring your camera and take your pictures with Santa.

23rd Annual Santa on the Chimney

Since 1997, Santa has visited Chimney Rock to train for his big night of deliveries. There’s no way Santa could make it down so many chimneys without practice. What better place to prepare and stay in shape than on one of the world’s largest chimneys at Chimney Rock State Park? Make your list and bring it to Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy live holiday music, hot cocoa, cookies and meet live Park animal ambassadors.

Main Street Holiday Wagon Rides

Main Street Holiday Wagon Rides


Take the family on a tractor-drawn wagon ride through festively decorated Main Street. Passengers board at the Hendersonville Visitor Center at 201 South Main Street. The Wagon Rides will follow state mandates, operating at 50% capacity, limiting each ride to 15-20 people. Masks are required. December 11 – 12, Free / 5 pm – 8 pm  828-693–9708 

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear will take you on a fun-filled bear hunt through downtown Hendersonville looking for her cubs. The scavenger hunt goes on from November 27 through December 23, 2020. Peppermint needed help with decorating the bear den, so she sent her cubs to find some Christmas decorations. Peppermint needs your help! Join the search party in tracking down Peppermint’s cubs, so they are home by Christmas. Federal and state-mandated guidelines for social distancing will be followed. For more information about the Scavenger Hunt or to pick your copy of the brochure, stop by the Visitor Center at 201 South Main Street, Hendersonville, or call 828-693-9708  Download a 2020 Peppermint Bear Brochure 

Historic Johnson Farm Christmas Tours

Historic Johnson Farm Christmas Tours

Experience the 1880 farmhouse decorated for Christmas as you learn about the Johnson Family and their farm. Guided tours of the historic farmhouse decorated for Christmas will be available at 10:30 am each day, reservations are required. The house will be open for self-guided tours each day from 1-3:00 pm. Hot chocolate will be available as well as a Christmas craft for those interested. There will also be a number of items for sale in the Interpretive Center such as Christmas gift baskets, Christmas cacti, and more. Guided tours are $10 ($8 students) and self-guided tours are $5 ($3 students). Open December 1 – 22 (Monday-Friday). 828-891-6585.

 

 

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

Experience the ultimate Christmas experience as you drive through hundreds of thousands of lights animated to music from the comfort of your car from November 20th  – January 3rd. On select nights, enjoy LIVE! performances from your favorite Christmas Characters, such as The Grinch, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Charlie Brown, and a live nativity. Price varies by the vehicle size, check the web site for Live performances.

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum
November 20, 2020 – January 10, 2021
5:30 – 10:30 p.m. Nightly
Experience Asheville’s BRIGHTEST holiday tradition at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum. This year, guests are invited to take a dreamy ride through the Arboretum’s enchanted forest and attend Winter Lights safely within their own vehicles. In light of COVID-19, the Arboretum has converted its popular event into a drive-thru show, allowing guests to navigate through a one-mile stretch of the Arboretum’s campus and see unique exhibits covered in thousands of holiday lights. As the Arboretum’s largest fundraising event of the year, proceeds generated from Winter Lights will directly support the Arboretum’s mission-driven programming. For more information visit:

 

Historic Johnson Farm Christmas Tours

Historic Johnson Farm Christmas Tours

Experience the 1880 farmhouse decorated for Christmas as you learn about the Johnson Family and their farm. Guided tours of the historic farmhouse decorated for Christmas will be available at 10:30 am each day, reservations are required. The house will be open for self-guided tours each day from 1-3:00 pm. Hot chocolate will be available as well as a Christmas craft for those interested. There will also be a number of items for sale in the Interpretive Center such as Christmas gift baskets, Christmas cacti, and more. Guided tours are $10 ($8 students) and self-guided tours are $5 ($3 students). Open December 1 – 22 (Monday-Friday). 828-891-6585.

 

 

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear will take you on a fun-filled bear hunt through downtown Hendersonville looking for her cubs. The scavenger hunt goes on from November 27 through December 23, 2020. Peppermint needed help with decorating the bear den, so she sent her cubs to find some Christmas decorations. Peppermint needs your help! Join the search party in tracking down Peppermint’s cubs, so they are home by Christmas. Federal and state-mandated guidelines for social distancing will be followed. For more information about the Scavenger Hunt or to pick your copy of the brochure, stop by the Visitor Center at 201 South Main Street, Hendersonville, or call 828-693-9708  Download a 2020 Peppermint Bear Brochure 

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware, Every Saturday during the holidays, enjoy music, cookies, hot cocoa and cider while shopping for the perfect gifts for family and friends. – Carolina Ace Hardware – 911 Greenville Hwy – November 23 – December 31, Monday-Saturday 9 AM – 7 PM; Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM – 828-697-2237 – FREE

 

Santa at Carolina Ace Hardware

Santa will be at Carolina Ace Hardware for a FREE picture in their annual public Christmas display. Carolina Ace Hardware wants everyone to feel safe, including Santa, so we will have to maintain social distancing from Santa, but the pictures will go on! Santa will not have children sitting on his lap, but it will still be a magical experience!  Carolina Ace Hardware, 911 Greenville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 828-697-2237

  • Saturday, December 5, 12 pm-2 pm – There will be a professional photographer on-site taking pictures that she will email to each person.
  • Saturday, December 12, 12 pm-2 pm – Bring your camera and take your pictures with Santa.

23rd Annual Santa on the Chimney

Since 1997, Santa has visited Chimney Rock to train for his big night of deliveries. There’s no way Santa could make it down so many chimneys without practice. What better place to prepare and stay in shape than on one of the world’s largest chimneys at Chimney Rock State Park? Make your list and bring it to Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy live holiday music, hot cocoa, cookies and meet live Park animal ambassadors.

Christmas in the Greenhouse

Christmas in the Greenhouse, shop for handmade evergreen wreaths, crafts, all in a working farm setting. Enjoy seeing animals, along with lights, campfire and smores in the evenings at the Bee-utiful Farm and Garden, Hendersonville, NC.  Thu. 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Friday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM -4:00 PM 828-243-7492

Whoo Loves Hendo Saturday?


The merchants are bringing a new experience to Downtown Hendersonville this year with “Whoo-ville” inspired costumes and decor. Main Street will be closed to vehicles all day on December 5 from 1st to 6th Avenues. Click for more information Downtown Hendersonville

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear will take you on a fun-filled bear hunt through downtown Hendersonville looking for her cubs. The scavenger hunt goes on from November 27 through December 23, 2020. Peppermint needed help with decorating the bear den, so she sent her cubs to find some Christmas decorations. Peppermint needs your help! Join the search party in tracking down Peppermint’s cubs, so they are home by Christmas. Federal and state-mandated guidelines for social distancing will be followed. For more information about the Scavenger Hunt or to pick your copy of the brochure, stop by the Visitor Center at 201 South Main Street, Hendersonville, or call 828-693-9708  Download a 2020 Peppermint Bear Brochure 

Christmas in the Greenhouse

Christmas in the Greenhouse, shop for handmade evergreen wreaths, crafts, all in a working farm setting. Enjoy seeing animals, along with lights, campfire and smores in the evenings at the Bee-utiful Farm and Garden, Hendersonville, NC.  Thu. 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Friday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM -4:00 PM 828-243-7492

Christmas in the Greenhouse

Christmas in the Greenhouse, shop for handmade evergreen wreaths, crafts, all in a working farm setting. Enjoy seeing animals, along with lights, campfire and smores in the evenings at the Bee-utiful Farm and Garden, Hendersonville, NC.  Thu. 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Friday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM -4:00 PM 828-243-7492

Historic Johnson Farm Christmas Tours

Historic Johnson Farm Christmas Tours

Experience the 1880 farmhouse decorated for Christmas as you learn about the Johnson Family and their farm. Guided tours of the historic farmhouse decorated for Christmas will be available at 10:30 am each day, reservations are required. The house will be open for self-guided tours each day from 1-3:00 pm. Hot chocolate will be available as well as a Christmas craft for those interested. There will also be a number of items for sale in the Interpretive Center such as Christmas gift baskets, Christmas cacti, and more. Guided tours are $10 ($8 students) and self-guided tours are $5 ($3 students). Open December 1 – 22 (Monday-Friday). 828-891-6585.

 

 

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

Experience the ultimate Christmas experience as you drive through hundreds of thousands of lights animated to music from the comfort of your car from November 20th  – January 3rd. On select nights, enjoy LIVE! performances from your favorite Christmas Characters, such as The Grinch, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Charlie Brown, and a live nativity. Price varies by the vehicle size, check the web site for Live performances.

Historic Johnson Farm Christmas Tours

Historic Johnson Farm Christmas Tours

Experience the 1880 farmhouse decorated for Christmas as you learn about the Johnson Family and their farm. Guided tours of the historic farmhouse decorated for Christmas will be available at 10:30 am each day, reservations are required. The house will be open for self-guided tours each day from 1-3:00 pm. Hot chocolate will be available as well as a Christmas craft for those interested. There will also be a number of items for sale in the Interpretive Center such as Christmas gift baskets, Christmas cacti, and more. Guided tours are $10 ($8 students) and self-guided tours are $5 ($3 students). Open December 1 – 22 (Monday-Friday). 828-891-6585.

 

 

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum
November 20, 2020 – January 10, 2021
5:30 – 10:30 p.m. Nightly
Experience Asheville’s BRIGHTEST holiday tradition at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum. This year, guests are invited to take a dreamy ride through the Arboretum’s enchanted forest and attend Winter Lights safely within their own vehicles. In light of COVID-19, the Arboretum has converted its popular event into a drive-thru show, allowing guests to navigate through a one-mile stretch of the Arboretum’s campus and see unique exhibits covered in thousands of holiday lights. As the Arboretum’s largest fundraising event of the year, proceeds generated from Winter Lights will directly support the Arboretum’s mission-driven programming. For more information visit:

 

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear will take you on a fun-filled bear hunt through downtown Hendersonville looking for her cubs. The scavenger hunt goes on from November 27 through December 23, 2020. Peppermint needed help with decorating the bear den, so she sent her cubs to find some Christmas decorations. Peppermint needs your help! Join the search party in tracking down Peppermint’s cubs, so they are home by Christmas. Federal and state-mandated guidelines for social distancing will be followed. For more information about the Scavenger Hunt or to pick your copy of the brochure, stop by the Visitor Center at 201 South Main Street, Hendersonville, or call 828-693-9708  Download a 2020 Peppermint Bear Brochure 

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware, Every Saturday during the holidays, enjoy music, cookies, hot cocoa and cider while shopping for the perfect gifts for family and friends. – Carolina Ace Hardware – 911 Greenville Hwy – November 23 – December 31, Monday-Saturday 9 AM – 7 PM; Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM – 828-697-2237 – FREE

 

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

Peppermint Bear will take you on a fun-filled bear hunt through downtown Hendersonville looking for her cubs. The scavenger hunt goes on from November 27 through December 23, 2020. Peppermint needed help with decorating the bear den, so she sent her cubs to find some Christmas decorations. Peppermint needs your help! Join the search party in tracking down Peppermint’s cubs, so they are home by Christmas. Federal and state-mandated guidelines for social distancing will be followed. For more information about the Scavenger Hunt or to pick your copy of the brochure, stop by the Visitor Center at 201 South Main Street, Hendersonville, or call 828-693-9708  Download a 2020 Peppermint Bear Brochure 

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

Experience the ultimate Christmas experience as you drive through hundreds of thousands of lights animated to music from the comfort of your car from November 20th  – January 3rd. On select nights, enjoy LIVE! performances from your favorite Christmas Characters, such as The Grinch, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Charlie Brown, and a live nativity. Price varies by the vehicle size, check the web site for Live performances.

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum
November 20, 2020 – January 10, 2021
5:30 – 10:30 p.m. Nightly
Experience Asheville’s BRIGHTEST holiday tradition at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum. This year, guests are invited to take a dreamy ride through the Arboretum’s enchanted forest and attend Winter Lights safely within their own vehicles. In light of COVID-19, the Arboretum has converted its popular event into a drive-thru show, allowing guests to navigate through a one-mile stretch of the Arboretum’s campus and see unique exhibits covered in thousands of holiday lights. As the Arboretum’s largest fundraising event of the year, proceeds generated from Winter Lights will directly support the Arboretum’s mission-driven programming. For more information visit:

 

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware, Every Saturday during the holidays, enjoy music, cookies, hot cocoa and cider while shopping for the perfect gifts for family and friends. – Carolina Ace Hardware – 911 Greenville Hwy – November 23 – December 31, Monday-Saturday 9 AM – 7 PM; Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM – 828-697-2237 – FREE

 

Bullington Gardens Virtual Holiday Craft and Greenery Sale

Bullington Gardens Virtual Holiday Craft and Greenery Sale

Bullington Gardens, a horticultural education center, and public gardens hold its 16th annual Holiday Craft and Greenery Sale online with a contactless pick-up for shoppers’ convenience. Go local and go online by shopping at our virtual store

The online Holiday Craft Sale features nature-themed, handcrafted items including ornaments, jewelry, textiles, quilts, and holiday decor. Wreaths and swags enhanced with botanicals gathered on the Bullington Garden grounds and created by volunteers are ready for your home. Our delightful holiday garden gnome, standing 30 inches tall, adds a whimsical touch to your front porch. Locally-grown premium amaryllis, poinsettias, cyclamens, and Christmas cactus plants are also available.

Bullington’s “Buzzington” bee products are offered including BeeKind ornaments, bee-themed gift items, and beeswax candles.

The Holiday Greenery Sale features premium, freshly-cut Fraser fir trees ranging in height from five to eight feet. These native trees come from the Western North Carolina mountains and are wrapped for protection during transport. Also available are premium garlands in a 25-foot length, plus unadorned 12-inch wreaths. Holiday greenery must be ordered by Tuesday, Nov. 24.

Bullington Gardens is a proud supporter of our veterans and believes all service members should be honored for their sacrifice. In partnership with local veterans and volunteers, Bullington Gardens offers Veteran’s Wreaths. Your $17 donation to honor a fallen veteran provides a 12-inch wreath, decorated with a hand-tied red bow, and placed on a gravesite at the State Veteran’s Cemetery in Black Mountain, NC.

Shop our Bullington Gardens store online at www.bullingtongardens.org and fill your virtual cart with unique gift items and greenery. You can also place your order by phone at 828-698-6104 or in person at Bullington Gardens. Shipping or delivery is not available.

Bullington Gardens is located at 95 Upper Red Oak Trail in Hendersonville. For more information, call Bullington Gardens at 828-698-6104 or visit www.bullingtongardens.org

CANCELED: ‘Tis the Season Holiday Fair

CANCELED: ‘Tis the Season Holiday Fair

This event has been canceled.

The ‘Tis the Season Holiday Fair will be held in the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center’s Davis Event Center and Expo Building. The event features artists, crafters, gifts, gourmet holiday food and NC wines for that perfect gift.  Fri. & Sat. 10 AM-6 PM, Sun. 11 AM-5 PM – Adults $5.00 per person, Children under 12 Free, Free Parking

CANCELED: ‘Tis the Season Holiday Fair

CANCELED: ‘Tis the Season Holiday Fair

This event has been canceled.

The ‘Tis the Season Holiday Fair will be held in the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center’s Davis Event Center and Expo Building. The event features artists, crafters, gifts, gourmet holiday food and NC wines for that perfect gift.  Fri. & Sat. 10 AM-6 PM, Sun. 11 AM-5 PM – Adults $5.00 per person, Children under 12 Free, Free Parking

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

Experience the ultimate Christmas experience as you drive through hundreds of thousands of lights animated to music from the comfort of your car from November 20th  – January 3rd. On select nights, enjoy LIVE! performances from your favorite Christmas Characters, such as The Grinch, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Charlie Brown, and a live nativity. Price varies by the vehicle size, check the web site for Live performances.

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum
November 20, 2020 – January 10, 2021
5:30 – 10:30 p.m. Nightly
Experience Asheville’s BRIGHTEST holiday tradition at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum. This year, guests are invited to take a dreamy ride through the Arboretum’s enchanted forest and attend Winter Lights safely within their own vehicles. In light of COVID-19, the Arboretum has converted its popular event into a drive-thru show, allowing guests to navigate through a one-mile stretch of the Arboretum’s campus and see unique exhibits covered in thousands of holiday lights. As the Arboretum’s largest fundraising event of the year, proceeds generated from Winter Lights will directly support the Arboretum’s mission-driven programming. For more information visit:

 

CANCELED: ‘Tis the Season Holiday Fair

CANCELED: ‘Tis the Season Holiday Fair

This event has been canceled.

The ‘Tis the Season Holiday Fair will be held in the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center’s Davis Event Center and Expo Building. The event features artists, crafters, gifts, gourmet holiday food and NC wines for that perfect gift.  Fri. & Sat. 10 AM-6 PM, Sun. 11 AM-5 PM – Adults $5.00 per person, Children under 12 Free, Free Parking

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to Visit Asheville Outlets During 2020 Tour

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to Visit Asheville Outlets During 2020 Tour

Every year, a different national forest is selected to provide a tree to appear on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol building for the holiday season. The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests, in partnership with nonprofit Choose Outdoors and Colorado Tourism, will bring this special gift from Colorado to Washington, D.C. for the 2020 holiday season. Ten communities will host celebrations along the way, including a special appearance at Asheville Outlets.  Both in-person and drive-by options are available. Activities are open to the public and free. Face coverings are required, and social distancing protocols will be in effect.

Festivities during the tree’s visit to Asheville Outlets will include:

  • An appearance by Santa Claus
  • Hot Cocoa Station, ITeam Games & Photo Booth sponsored by Ingles Markets
  • Food Trucks
  • Live remotes with iHeart Media’s 99.9 KISS Country Eddie Fox, 104.3 STAR Ariel Rymer, and 570 WWNC Mark Starling
  • Toy Drive benefiting Eblen Charities

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware, Every Saturday during the holidays, enjoy music, cookies, hot cocoa and cider while shopping for the perfect gifts for family and friends. – Carolina Ace Hardware – 911 Greenville Hwy – November 23 – December 31, Monday-Saturday 9 AM – 7 PM; Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM – 828-697-2237 – FREE

 

Bullington Gardens Virtual Holiday Craft and Greenery Sale

Bullington Gardens Virtual Holiday Craft and Greenery Sale

Bullington Gardens, a horticultural education center, and public gardens hold its 16th annual Holiday Craft and Greenery Sale online with a contactless pick-up for shoppers’ convenience. Go local and go online by shopping at our virtual store

The online Holiday Craft Sale features nature-themed, handcrafted items including ornaments, jewelry, textiles, quilts, and holiday decor. Wreaths and swags enhanced with botanicals gathered on the Bullington Garden grounds and created by volunteers are ready for your home. Our delightful holiday garden gnome, standing 30 inches tall, adds a whimsical touch to your front porch. Locally-grown premium amaryllis, poinsettias, cyclamens, and Christmas cactus plants are also available.

Bullington’s “Buzzington” bee products are offered including BeeKind ornaments, bee-themed gift items, and beeswax candles.

The Holiday Greenery Sale features premium, freshly-cut Fraser fir trees ranging in height from five to eight feet. These native trees come from the Western North Carolina mountains and are wrapped for protection during transport. Also available are premium garlands in a 25-foot length, plus unadorned 12-inch wreaths. Holiday greenery must be ordered by Tuesday, Nov. 24.

Bullington Gardens is a proud supporter of our veterans and believes all service members should be honored for their sacrifice. In partnership with local veterans and volunteers, Bullington Gardens offers Veteran’s Wreaths. Your $17 donation to honor a fallen veteran provides a 12-inch wreath, decorated with a hand-tied red bow, and placed on a gravesite at the State Veteran’s Cemetery in Black Mountain, NC.

Shop our Bullington Gardens store online at www.bullingtongardens.org and fill your virtual cart with unique gift items and greenery. You can also place your order by phone at 828-698-6104 or in person at Bullington Gardens. Shipping or delivery is not available.

Bullington Gardens is located at 95 Upper Red Oak Trail in Hendersonville. For more information, call Bullington Gardens at 828-698-6104 or visit www.bullingtongardens.org

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware, Every Saturday during the holidays, enjoy music, cookies, hot cocoa and cider while shopping for the perfect gifts for family and friends. – Carolina Ace Hardware – 911 Greenville Hwy – November 23 – December 31, Monday-Saturday 9 AM – 7 PM; Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM – 828-697-2237 – FREE

 

Bullington Gardens Virtual Holiday Craft and Greenery Sale

Bullington Gardens Virtual Holiday Craft and Greenery Sale

Bullington Gardens, a horticultural education center, and public gardens hold its 16th annual Holiday Craft and Greenery Sale online with a contactless pick-up for shoppers’ convenience. Go local and go online by shopping at our virtual store

The online Holiday Craft Sale features nature-themed, handcrafted items including ornaments, jewelry, textiles, quilts, and holiday decor. Wreaths and swags enhanced with botanicals gathered on the Bullington Garden grounds and created by volunteers are ready for your home. Our delightful holiday garden gnome, standing 30 inches tall, adds a whimsical touch to your front porch. Locally-grown premium amaryllis, poinsettias, cyclamens, and Christmas cactus plants are also available.

Bullington’s “Buzzington” bee products are offered including BeeKind ornaments, bee-themed gift items, and beeswax candles.

The Holiday Greenery Sale features premium, freshly-cut Fraser fir trees ranging in height from five to eight feet. These native trees come from the Western North Carolina mountains and are wrapped for protection during transport. Also available are premium garlands in a 25-foot length, plus unadorned 12-inch wreaths. Holiday greenery must be ordered by Tuesday, Nov. 24.

Bullington Gardens is a proud supporter of our veterans and believes all service members should be honored for their sacrifice. In partnership with local veterans and volunteers, Bullington Gardens offers Veteran’s Wreaths. Your $17 donation to honor a fallen veteran provides a 12-inch wreath, decorated with a hand-tied red bow, and placed on a gravesite at the State Veteran’s Cemetery in Black Mountain, NC.

Shop our Bullington Gardens store online at www.bullingtongardens.org and fill your virtual cart with unique gift items and greenery. You can also place your order by phone at 828-698-6104 or in person at Bullington Gardens. Shipping or delivery is not available.

Bullington Gardens is located at 95 Upper Red Oak Trail in Hendersonville. For more information, call Bullington Gardens at 828-698-6104 or visit www.bullingtongardens.org

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware, Every Saturday during the holidays, enjoy music, cookies, hot cocoa and cider while shopping for the perfect gifts for family and friends. – Carolina Ace Hardware – 911 Greenville Hwy – November 23 – December 31, Monday-Saturday 9 AM – 7 PM; Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM – 828-697-2237 – FREE

 

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware

Holidays at Carolina Ace Hardware, Every Saturday during the holidays, enjoy music, cookies, hot cocoa and cider while shopping for the perfect gifts for family and friends. – Carolina Ace Hardware – 911 Greenville Hwy – November 23 – December 31, Monday-Saturday 9 AM – 7 PM; Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM – 828-697-2237 – FREE

 

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Bring the grandparents and the kids to rediscover the excitement of an old-fashioned holiday in a small-town setting. You can come Home for the Holidays” to Hendersonville, and relive the joy of the season. In addition to small-town traditions, family gatherings, and good cheer, the area abounds with holiday activities such as an Iceless Skating Rink, holiday concerts, hometown Christmas parade, and many other events for the whole family.

Make lasting family memories by exploring the Western North Carolina choose and cut Christmas Tree Farms to select the perfect Christmas tree or visit one from a local greens markets located throughout Henderson County.

The Hendersonville County Tourism Development Authority compiled a brochure of events going on this holiday season.  It lists the featured events along with a calendar of the day-to-day activities. Click to go to the Home for the Holidays” web page for details of the holiday happenings. To pick your free copy of the “Home for the Holidays,” brochure at the Visitor Center on 201 South Main Street or download the Calendar of Events Brochure online.

Unwrap a box full of holiday memories in Hendersonville that will keep you coming back year after year.

Click for lodging or area information or call the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority at 828-693-9708 / 800-828-4244.