NC Mountain State Fair

NC Mountain State Fair

The NC Mountain State Fair is the third largest fair in North Carolina. The Fair runs from September 11 – 20 at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center. It celebrates the heritage of the Blue Ridge Mountains, including agriculture, music, crafts, art, food, entertainment, display of livestock, competitions, & midway amusement rides. Check the website for hours, price of admission, tickets, Special Promotions, Discount Days, and much more! http://www.wncagcenter.org/p/mountainstatefair  For more information call 828-687-1414

 

American Kennel Club (AKC) Dog Agility Trial

American Kennel Club (AKC) Dog Agility Trial

American Kennel Club (AKC) Dog Agility Trial, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center’s McGough Arena (dogs jump hurdles, race through tunnels and climb over A-frames at high speed) Fri. – Sun  8am –4pm, Mon 8am-12Noon, free admission & spectators are welcome, please leave your dog comfortably at home, Sponsored by Blue Ridge Agility Club

 

American Kennel Club (AKC) Dog Agility Trial

American Kennel Club (AKC) Dog Agility Trial

American Kennel Club (AKC) Dog Agility Trial, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center’s McGough Arena (dogs jump hurdles, race through tunnels and climb over A-frames at high speed) Fri. – Sun  8am –4pm, Mon 8am-12Noon, free admission & spectators are welcome, please leave your dog comfortably at home, Sponsored by Blue Ridge Agility Club

 

Donut Days at Jeter Mountain Farm

Donut Days at Jeter Mountain Farm

Can’t wait for fresh pressed cider & warm apple cider donuts? Don’t wait for fall – come to Jeter Mountain Farm for the Donut Days weekend!

Bring your family out for a day of “fall” family fun this spring and enjoy:
-Warm Apple Cider Donuts
-Fresh Jeter Mountain Farm Apple Cider
-Free Wagon Rides
-Live Bluegrass Music
-Food Trucks (food service begins at 11 a.m. on both Sat. & Sun.)
-Cornhole
-Face painting
-More!

Try the fresh pressed cider any way you like: warm, cold or as a slushie! And don’t forget to pair it with a warm apple cider donut.
Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 29 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Donut Days at Jeter Mountain Farm

Donut Days at Jeter Mountain Farm

Can’t wait for fresh pressed cider & warm apple cider donuts? Don’t wait for fall – come to Jeter Mountain Farm for the Donut Days weekend!

Bring your family out for a day of “fall” family fun this spring and enjoy:
-Warm Apple Cider Donuts
-Fresh Jeter Mountain Farm Apple Cider
-Free Wagon Rides
-Live Bluegrass Music
-Food Trucks (food service begins at 11 a.m. on both Sat. & Sun.)
-Cornhole
-Face painting
-More!

Try the fresh pressed cider any way you like: warm, cold or as a slushie! And don’t forget to pair it with a warm apple cider donut.
Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 29 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Sesame Street Live

Sesame Street Live

Join the fun with an interactive show that unfolds on one of the world’s most famous streets, Sesame Street, where you’ll have fun with Oscar, Cookie Monster, Elmo, Big Bird, Abby, Grover, Rosita and all your furry friends.

Sesame Street Live

Sesame Street Live

Join the fun with an interactive show that unfolds on one of the world’s most famous streets, Sesame Street, where you’ll have fun with Oscar, Cookie Monster, Elmo, Big Bird, Abby, Grover, Rosita and all your furry friends.

Polar Express Reading

Polar Express Reading

Join the folks of the Apple Valley Model Railroad Club at the Historic Depot for the annual reading of the popular children’s Christmas story, The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. Readings begin following the Christmas parade in downtown. Space is limited to 40 per reading and will last 15-20 minutes per reading. Santa, free hot chocolate and goodies will also be available. All ages are welcome!

Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont

Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont

5th Annual Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont Returns to Brevard, NC – Last 3 weekends of October!
Fri and Sat Oct 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 from 7-9 pm and Sat. Oct. 26 5-9 pm (following Halloween Fest in downtown Brevard)
Family friendly and fantastic artistic fun or great date night with beautiful lighted carved pumpkin on a short walking trail, local musicians, food trucks, games, storytelling, face painting, dress up like a pirate, white squirrel scavenger hunt, historic mansion open. Fine gravel trail for strollers and wheelchairs. Fundraiser for Friends of Silvermont to help park and historic mansion. Admission $5. Parking onsite $5. Cash or check with ID only. Silvermont Park 364 E. Main St. Brevard, NC 28712
Free parking offsite on nearby streets and parking lots one or two blocks away. Concessions available.
—Music schedule 7-9 pm except Oct. 26- 5-9 pm
Oct 11: Hammond George and Friends
Oct 12: Unpaid Bill and the Bad Czechs
Oct 18: Marc Brown & Friends
Oct 19: Marion Boatwright & Friend
Oct 25: Tom Anderson & Friends
Oct 26: 5-7 Nicki Talley & Friends
7-9 North Carolina Slim and the Dangerous Gentleman (Brian Phillips and Eddie Martin)
https://silvermont.org/
Facebook sites:
Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont Park in Brevard, NC: https://www.facebook.com/pumpkinpatchrevenge/
Silvermont Park: https://www.facebook.com/silvermontpark/

Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont

Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont

5th Annual Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont Returns to Brevard, NC – Last 3 weekends of October!
Fri and Sat Oct 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 from 7-9 pm and Sat. Oct. 26 5-9 pm (following Halloween Fest in downtown Brevard)
Family friendly and fantastic artistic fun or great date night with beautiful lighted carved pumpkin on a short walking trail, local musicians, food trucks, games, storytelling, face painting, dress up like a pirate, white squirrel scavenger hunt, historic mansion open. Fine gravel trail for strollers and wheelchairs. Fundraiser for Friends of Silvermont to help park and historic mansion. Admission $5. Parking onsite $5. Cash or check with ID only. Silvermont Park 364 E. Main St. Brevard, NC 28712
Free parking offsite on nearby streets and parking lots one or two blocks away. Concessions available.
—Music schedule 7-9 pm except Oct. 26- 5-9 pm
Oct 11: Hammond George and Friends
Oct 12: Unpaid Bill and the Bad Czechs
Oct 18: Marc Brown & Friends
Oct 19: Marion Boatwright & Friend
Oct 25: Tom Anderson & Friends
Oct 26: 5-7 Nicki Talley & Friends
7-9 North Carolina Slim and the Dangerous Gentleman (Brian Phillips and Eddie Martin)
https://silvermont.org/
Facebook sites:
Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont Park in Brevard, NC: https://www.facebook.com/pumpkinpatchrevenge/
Silvermont Park: https://www.facebook.com/silvermontpark/

Trick or Trail 5k

Trick or Trail 5k

The 5th Annual Trick or Trail 5k & 1 Mile Spooky Sprint lets runners experience the beauty of DuPont Forest in a unique nighttime racing format. This run is Halloween themed, so runners of all ages are encouraged to come and run in costume, and are required to wear a headlamp or bring a flashlight.

Race starts and ends at the Guion Farm area in DuPont State Forest.

Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont

Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont

5th Annual Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont Returns to Brevard, NC – Last 3 weekends of October!
Fri and Sat Oct 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 from 7-9 pm and Sat. Oct. 26 5-9 pm (following Halloween Fest in downtown Brevard)
Family friendly and fantastic artistic fun or great date night with beautiful lighted carved pumpkin on a short walking trail, local musicians, food trucks, games, storytelling, face painting, dress up like a pirate, white squirrel scavenger hunt, historic mansion open. Fine gravel trail for strollers and wheelchairs. Fundraiser for Friends of Silvermont to help park and historic mansion. Admission $5. Parking onsite $5. Cash or check with ID only. Silvermont Park 364 E. Main St. Brevard, NC 28712
Free parking offsite on nearby streets and parking lots one or two blocks away. Concessions available.
—Music schedule 7-9 pm except Oct. 26- 5-9 pm
Oct 11: Hammond George and Friends
Oct 12: Unpaid Bill and the Bad Czechs
Oct 18: Marc Brown & Friends
Oct 19: Marion Boatwright & Friend
Oct 25: Tom Anderson & Friends
Oct 26: 5-7 Nicki Talley & Friends
7-9 North Carolina Slim and the Dangerous Gentleman (Brian Phillips and Eddie Martin)
https://silvermont.org/
Facebook sites:
Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont Park in Brevard, NC: https://www.facebook.com/pumpkinpatchrevenge/
Silvermont Park: https://www.facebook.com/silvermontpark/

Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont

Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont

5th Annual Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont Returns to Brevard, NC – Last 3 weekends of October!
Fri and Sat Oct 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 from 7-9 pm and Sat. Oct. 26 5-9 pm (following Halloween Fest in downtown Brevard)
Family friendly and fantastic artistic fun or great date night with beautiful lighted carved pumpkin on a short walking trail, local musicians, food trucks, games, storytelling, face painting, dress up like a pirate, white squirrel scavenger hunt, historic mansion open. Fine gravel trail for strollers and wheelchairs. Fundraiser for Friends of Silvermont to help park and historic mansion. Admission $5. Parking onsite $5. Cash or check with ID only. Silvermont Park 364 E. Main St. Brevard, NC 28712
Free parking offsite on nearby streets and parking lots one or two blocks away. Concessions available.
—Music schedule 7-9 pm except Oct. 26- 5-9 pm
Oct 11: Hammond George and Friends
Oct 12: Unpaid Bill and the Bad Czechs
Oct 18: Marc Brown & Friends
Oct 19: Marion Boatwright & Friend
Oct 25: Tom Anderson & Friends
Oct 26: 5-7 Nicki Talley & Friends
7-9 North Carolina Slim and the Dangerous Gentleman (Brian Phillips and Eddie Martin)
https://silvermont.org/
Facebook sites:
Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont Park in Brevard, NC: https://www.facebook.com/pumpkinpatchrevenge/
Silvermont Park: https://www.facebook.com/silvermontpark/

Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont

Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont

5th Annual Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont Returns to Brevard, NC – Last 3 weekends of October!
Fri and Sat Oct 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 from 7-9 pm and Sat. Oct. 26 5-9 pm (following Halloween Fest in downtown Brevard)
Family friendly and fantastic artistic fun or great date night with beautiful lighted carved pumpkin on a short walking trail, local musicians, food trucks, games, storytelling, face painting, dress up like a pirate, white squirrel scavenger hunt, historic mansion open. Fine gravel trail for strollers and wheelchairs. Fundraiser for Friends of Silvermont to help park and historic mansion. Admission $5. Parking onsite $5. Cash or check with ID only. Silvermont Park 364 E. Main St. Brevard, NC 28712
Free parking offsite on nearby streets and parking lots one or two blocks away. Concessions available.
—Music schedule 7-9 pm except Oct. 26- 5-9 pm
Oct 11: Hammond George and Friends
Oct 12: Unpaid Bill and the Bad Czechs
Oct 18: Marc Brown & Friends
Oct 19: Marion Boatwright & Friend
Oct 25: Tom Anderson & Friends
Oct 26: 5-7 Nicki Talley & Friends
7-9 North Carolina Slim and the Dangerous Gentleman (Brian Phillips and Eddie Martin)
https://silvermont.org/
Facebook sites:
Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont Park in Brevard, NC: https://www.facebook.com/pumpkinpatchrevenge/
Silvermont Park: https://www.facebook.com/silvermontpark/

Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont

Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont

5th Annual Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont Returns to Brevard, NC – Last 3 weekends of October!
Fri and Sat Oct 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 from 7-9 pm and Sat. Oct. 26 5-9 pm (following Halloween Fest in downtown Brevard)
Family friendly and fantastic artistic fun or great date night with beautiful lighted carved pumpkin on a short walking trail, local musicians, food trucks, games, storytelling, face painting, dress up like a pirate, white squirrel scavenger hunt, historic mansion open. Fine gravel trail for strollers and wheelchairs. Fundraiser for Friends of Silvermont to help park and historic mansion. Admission $5. Parking onsite $5. Cash or check with ID only. Silvermont Park 364 E. Main St. Brevard, NC 28712
Free parking offsite on nearby streets and parking lots one or two blocks away. Concessions available.
—Music schedule 7-9 pm except Oct. 26- 5-9 pm
Oct 11: Hammond George and Friends
Oct 12: Unpaid Bill and the Bad Czechs
Oct 18: Marc Brown & Friends
Oct 19: Marion Boatwright & Friend
Oct 25: Tom Anderson & Friends
Oct 26: 5-7 Nicki Talley & Friends
7-9 North Carolina Slim and the Dangerous Gentleman (Brian Phillips and Eddie Martin)
https://silvermont.org/
Facebook sites:
Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont Park in Brevard, NC: https://www.facebook.com/pumpkinpatchrevenge/
Silvermont Park: https://www.facebook.com/silvermontpark/

Forest Festival Day

Forest Festival Day

Meet traditional craftsmen, exhibitors, forestry students, and entertainers as they gather at the Cradle of Forestry to celebrate our forests and forest heritage. Admission for this event is $10 regular admission, $5 for youth ages 4 to 12, Friends of the Cradle, America the Beautiful, and Golden Age pass holders. Children age 3 and under are free of charge.

Plus, catch the annual lumberjack competition, organized by Haywood Community College to coincide with Forest Festival Day, this event occurs in the Pink Beds Picnic Area of Pisgah National Forest.

In 1908 Dr. Carl A. Schenck hosted the Forest Fair at the Biltmore Estate. This event honored the 10th year of the Biltmore Forest School, America’s first school of forestry. Over 400 people were invited to this celebration of the beginnings of American forestry. Today we commemorate Schenck’s Forest Fair along the 1-mile Forest Festival Trail and annual Forest Festival Day. Wood carvers, weavers, and other demonstrators are invited to present their skills and craftsmanship.

See the Cradle of Forestry Website for more information.

 

Catapult

Catapult

Catapult is, technically, a shadow dance company. What it really is: a theatrical art form that is an amazingly imaginative combination of dance, story-telling, and sculpture. Founded in 2009, by Adam Battlestein (choreographer, Creative Director and Master Teaching Artist for Pilobolus Dance Theatre for 19 years), Catapult catapulted to fame on Season 8 of America’s Got Talent, earning their way to the finals of the NBC-TV hit show.

Catapult is all about the human body and its ability to transform. The talented Catapult dancers work behind a screen to create seemingly impossible dancing shadow silhouettes of shapes from the world around us. You won’t believe your eyes as you watch these incredible dancers become a mountain, a full size elephant, a helicopter, a house with a window and people inside the window. You will never figure out how they do it, and you won’t know what they will make next – you will be surprised and delighted again and again. Audiences of all ages love what appear to be effortless transformations and applaud over and over as more and more unbelievable images appear.

Catapult’s “Magic Shadows” show is packed with hundreds of shape transformations, and it is full of humor, emotion, and engaging stories. There are 8 fully realized stories told through music and shadows and 6 short shadow dance videos which play between the live dances – brief moments of poetry or humor which perfectly cleanse the palate and prepare the audience for their next shadow journey. Audiences leave this show dazed and happy, and they will never look at their own shadow the same way again!

73rd Annual North Carolina Apple Festival

73rd Annual North Carolina Apple Festival

Hendersonville is home to the annual North Carolina Apple Festival! 2019 marks the 73rd year of this delicious tradition, which takes place on Main Street. The weekend’s events include a street fair, arts & crafts vendors, entertainment, children’s activities, carnival rides, the King Apple Parade, lots of food, voting for the best apple variety, live music, dancing, a great way to meet Hendersonville’s apple growers, meet local business owners, and much, much more!

The Festival takes place Fri-Sun from 10am-8pm, and Mon. from 10am-5pm. Located on Main Street from 6th Ave to Caswell St.

Hendersonville produces the vast majority of North Carolina’s apples, and apple farming is a way of life in Hendersonville. This fun harvest celebration takes place early on in the apple harvest season, and is a great way to bring together the country and city folk to enjoy everything apple related!

 

More info on this year’s NC Apple Festival here.

73rd Annual North Carolina Apple Festival

73rd Annual North Carolina Apple Festival

Hendersonville is home to the annual North Carolina Apple Festival! 2019 marks the 73rd year of this delicious tradition, which takes place on Main Street. The weekend’s events include a street fair, arts & crafts vendors, entertainment, children’s activities, carnival rides, the King Apple Parade, lots of food, voting for the best apple variety, live music, dancing, a great way to meet Hendersonville’s apple growers, meet local business owners, and much, much more!

The Festival takes place Fri-Sun from 10am-8pm, and Mon. from 10am-5pm. Located on Main Street from 6th Ave to Caswell St.

Hendersonville produces the vast majority of North Carolina’s apples, and apple farming is a way of life in Hendersonville. This fun harvest celebration takes place early on in the apple harvest season, and is a great way to bring together the country and city folk to enjoy everything apple related!

 

More info on this year’s NC Apple Festival here.

73rd Annual North Carolina Apple Festival

73rd Annual North Carolina Apple Festival

Hendersonville is home to the annual North Carolina Apple Festival! 2019 marks the 73rd year of this delicious tradition, which takes place on Main Street. The weekend’s events include a street fair, arts & crafts vendors, entertainment, children’s activities, carnival rides, the King Apple Parade, lots of food, voting for the best apple variety, live music, dancing, a great way to meet Hendersonville’s apple growers, meet local business owners, and much, much more!

The Festival takes place Fri-Sun from 10am-8pm, and Mon. from 10am-5pm. Located on Main Street from 6th Ave to Caswell St.

Hendersonville produces the vast majority of North Carolina’s apples, and apple farming is a way of life in Hendersonville. This fun harvest celebration takes place early on in the apple harvest season, and is a great way to bring together the country and city folk to enjoy everything apple related!

 

More info on this year’s NC Apple Festival here.

Labor Day Weekend Family Fun

Labor Day Weekend Family Fun

Enjoy the last holiday weekend of summer experiencing what makes Chimney Rock the ideal place to play. Hike on one of the Park’s many trails, get up close and personal with our Animal Educators during our 2pm Family Animal Encounters, or join Fox Mountain Guides for a real rock climbing experience.

73rd Annual North Carolina Apple Festival

73rd Annual North Carolina Apple Festival

Hendersonville is home to the annual North Carolina Apple Festival! 2019 marks the 73rd year of this delicious tradition, which takes place on Main Street. The weekend’s events include a street fair, arts & crafts vendors, entertainment, children’s activities, carnival rides, the King Apple Parade, lots of food, voting for the best apple variety, live music, dancing, a great way to meet Hendersonville’s apple growers, meet local business owners, and much, much more!

The Festival takes place Fri-Sun from 10am-8pm, and Mon. from 10am-5pm. Located on Main Street from 6th Ave to Caswell St.

Hendersonville produces the vast majority of North Carolina’s apples, and apple farming is a way of life in Hendersonville. This fun harvest celebration takes place early on in the apple harvest season, and is a great way to bring together the country and city folk to enjoy everything apple related!

 

More info on this year’s NC Apple Festival here.

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Be charmed and informed by our history, architecture, and colorful stories about Hendersonville. Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, trolley lines, and more. These 90-minute walks occur rain or shine.
Meeting place: Hendersonville City Hall, corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St., Police Dept. entrance. Free parking.

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Be charmed and informed by our history, architecture, and colorful stories about Hendersonville. Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, trolley lines, and more. These 90-minute walks occur rain or shine.
Meeting place: Hendersonville City Hall, corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St., Police Dept. entrance. Free parking.

Bee Bold Pollinator Festival

Bee Bold Pollinator Festival

Join us as we celebrate National Honey Bee Day with our inaugural Bee Bold Festival! Bold Rock Hard Cider, along with Bee City USA – Hendersonville, aim to raise awareness of the role of honey bees and other pollinators. Honey bees are the world’s most important pollinator of food crops, making them a crucial member of our community. No bees, no Bold Rock! Festivities include live music by Jake Burns Music from 2-5pm, vendors, honey tastings, educational workshops, observation bee hives, plant sale, and other fun activities! Vendors and organizations include Carolina Bee Farm, BeeHaven Gardens, Bullington Gardens, Hands On! Children’s Museum, Cornerstone Tea, Mills River Farmers’ Market, Henderson County Beekeepers Association, and more! We will also be bringing back the Ginger Bee Cocktail! This cocktail features a delightful blend of lemon juice, local honey from the Henderson County Beekeepers Association, and Bold Rock Hard Cider’s Ginger Cider. $1 from each cocktail sold will be donated directly to the “Bring the Hive Alive!” downtown HVL bee mural initiative – http://handsonwnc.org/hive. Starting at 1 pm, each guest will receive one complimentary limited edition ‘Bee Bold’ pint glass with the purchase of a cocktail (non-alcoholic available, too). *Limit one per guest while supplies last.* ‘Bee’ Bold and join us on Saturday, August 17th! This event is FREE.

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Be charmed and informed by our history, architecture, and colorful stories about Hendersonville. Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, trolley lines, and more. These 90-minute walks occur rain or shine.
Meeting place: Hendersonville City Hall, corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St., Police Dept. entrance. Free parking.

Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Party

Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Party

Celebrate Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday at the Cradle of Forestry! The day will include games, cake, crafts, prizes, live children’s music, a live animal program and a children’s parade! Plus, round out the day with a history lesson about Smokey Bear (this one is more geared towards adults) or a Pond Exploration with the Pisgah River Rangers (this is geared for kids).

All activities are included in the regular cost of admission.

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Be charmed and informed by our history, architecture, and colorful stories about Hendersonville. Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, trolley lines, and more. These 90-minute walks occur rain or shine.
Meeting place: Hendersonville City Hall, corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St., Police Dept. entrance. Free parking.

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Be charmed and informed by our history, architecture, and colorful stories about Hendersonville. Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, trolley lines, and more. These 90-minute walks occur rain or shine.
Meeting place: Hendersonville City Hall, corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St., Police Dept. entrance. Free parking.

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Be charmed and informed by our history, architecture, and colorful stories about Hendersonville. Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, trolley lines, and more. These 90-minute walks occur rain or shine.
Meeting place: Hendersonville City Hall, corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St., Police Dept. entrance. Free parking.

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Be charmed and informed by our history, architecture, and colorful stories about Hendersonville. Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, trolley lines, and more. These 90-minute walks occur rain or shine.
Meeting place: Hendersonville City Hall, corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St., Police Dept. entrance. Free parking.

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Be charmed and informed by our history, architecture, and colorful stories about Hendersonville. Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, trolley lines, and more. These 90-minute walks occur rain or shine.
Meeting place: Hendersonville City Hall, corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St., Police Dept. entrance. Free parking.

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Be charmed and informed by our history, architecture, and colorful stories about Hendersonville. Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, trolley lines, and more. These 90-minute walks occur rain or shine.
Meeting place: Hendersonville City Hall, corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St., Police Dept. entrance. Free parking.

Hiving Fun with the Bees

Hiving Fun with the Bees

As part of Hendersonville’s celebration of Pollinator Month, visitors to Hands-On! Children’s Museum are invited to join in a week of bee-themed crafts and educational activities all about honey bees and other pollinators. Plus, meet ‘Scout’ the scout bee and learn how you can help bring the rest of her swarm to Hands-On! Children’s Museum, their new hive sweet hive!

Hiving Fun with the Bees

Hiving Fun with the Bees

As part of Hendersonville’s celebration of Pollinator Month, visitors to Hands-On! Children’s Museum are invited to join in a week of bee-themed crafts and educational activities all about honey bees and other pollinators. Plus, meet ‘Scout’ the scout bee and learn how you can help bring the rest of her swarm to Hands-On! Children’s Museum, their new hive sweet hive!

Hiving Fun with the Bees

Hiving Fun with the Bees

As part of Hendersonville’s celebration of Pollinator Month, visitors to Hands-On! Children’s Museum are invited to join in a week of bee-themed crafts and educational activities all about honey bees and other pollinators. Plus, meet ‘Scout’ the scout bee and learn how you can help bring the rest of her swarm to Hands-On! Children’s Museum, their new hive sweet hive!

Hiving Fun with the Bees

Hiving Fun with the Bees

As part of Hendersonville’s celebration of Pollinator Month, visitors to Hands-On! Children’s Museum are invited to join in a week of bee-themed crafts and educational activities all about honey bees and other pollinators. Plus, meet ‘Scout’ the scout bee and learn how you can help bring the rest of her swarm to Hands-On! Children’s Museum, their new hive sweet hive!

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Be charmed and informed by our history, architecture, and colorful stories about Hendersonville. Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, trolley lines, and more. These 90-minute walks occur rain or shine.
Meeting place: Hendersonville City Hall, corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St., Police Dept. entrance. Free parking.

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Be charmed and informed by our history, architecture, and colorful stories about Hendersonville. Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, trolley lines, and more. These 90-minute walks occur rain or shine.
Meeting place: Hendersonville City Hall, corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St., Police Dept. entrance. Free parking.

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Guided History Walks on Main Street

Be charmed and informed by our history, architecture, and colorful stories about Hendersonville. Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, trolley lines, and more. These 90-minute walks occur rain or shine.
Meeting place: Hendersonville City Hall, corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St., Police Dept. entrance. Free parking.

Repticon Asheville

Repticon Asheville

See live animals from around the world, purchase pets and pet products direct from the experts at amazing prices you won’t find anywhere else, and learn more about reptiles and exotic animals at live seminars and demonstrations.

See website for more info! http://repticon.com/north-carolina/asheville/

Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm, Admission $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12, free for children under age 4.

Repticon Asheville

Repticon Asheville

See live animals from around the world, purchase pets and pet products direct from the experts at amazing prices you won’t find anywhere else, and learn more about reptiles and exotic animals at live seminars and demonstrations.

See website for more info! http://repticon.com/north-carolina/asheville/

Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm, Admission $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12, free for children under age 4.

BrickLife Asheville

BrickLife Asheville

The Ultimate LEGO® Fan Experience! BrickLife Asheville will engage your mind and enhance your creativity with learning stations and building areas, plus see amazing LEGO® creations, participate in interactive entertainment, and more!

 

Saturday 9am-1pm & 2pm-6pm, Sunday 9am-1pm & 2pm-6pm, Admission $20, Children 3 & under free.

BrickLife Asheville

BrickLife Asheville

The Ultimate LEGO® Fan Experience! BrickLife Asheville will engage your mind and enhance your creativity with learning stations and building areas, plus see amazing LEGO® creations, participate in interactive entertainment, and more!

 

Saturday 9am-1pm & 2pm-6pm, Sunday 9am-1pm & 2pm-6pm, Admission $20, Children 3 & under free.

BrickLife Asheville

BrickLife Asheville

The Ultimate LEGO® Fan Experience! BrickLife Asheville will engage your mind and enhance your creativity with learning stations and building areas, plus see amazing LEGO® creations, participate in interactive entertainment, and more!

 

Saturday 9am-1pm & 2pm-6pm, Sunday 9am-1pm & 2pm-6pm, Admission $20, Children 3 & under free.

BrickLife Asheville

BrickLife Asheville

The Ultimate LEGO® Fan Experience! BrickLife Asheville will engage your mind and enhance your creativity with learning stations and building areas, plus see amazing LEGO® creations, participate in interactive entertainment, and more!

 

Saturday 9am-1pm & 2pm-6pm, Sunday 9am-1pm & 2pm-6pm, Admission $20, Children 3 & under free.

Monster FMX Truck Show

Monster FMX Truck Show

See 10,000 pound mega-powered Monster Jam Monster Trucks battle and race, Friday 7:30pm, Saturday 1pm & 7:30pm, Admission $8-27

 

ADVANCE TICKETS PURCHASED AT ALL LOCAL OUTLETS INCLUDES A “FREE” PIT PASS!

VIP TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY!

Monster FMX Truck Show

Monster FMX Truck Show

See 10,000 pound mega-powered Monster Jam Monster Trucks battle and race, Friday 7:30pm, Saturday 1pm & 7:30pm, Admission $8-27

 

ADVANCE TICKETS PURCHASED AT ALL LOCAL OUTLETS INCLUDES A “FREE” PIT PASS!

VIP TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY!

WNC Model Train Show

WNC Model Train Show

8 working layouts with over 200 vendor tables, including vendors from 7 states with anything related to railroading, Friday 12 – 7pm & Saturday 8am-5pm, Admission $6 per day, children under age 10 free

Monster FMX Truck Show

Monster FMX Truck Show

See 10,000 pound mega-powered Monster Jam Monster Trucks battle and race, Friday 7:30pm, Saturday 1pm & 7:30pm, Admission $8-27

 

ADVANCE TICKETS PURCHASED AT ALL LOCAL OUTLETS INCLUDES A “FREE” PIT PASS!

VIP TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY!

WNC Model Train Show

WNC Model Train Show

8 working layouts with over 200 vendor tables, including vendors from 7 states with anything related to railroading, Friday 12 – 7pm & Saturday 8am-5pm, Admission $6 per day, children under age 10 free

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

New Year’s Eve Apple Rise

3rd Annual New Year’s Eve celebration at the Historic Courthouse includes family celebration at 6 PM featuring a Greenwich Mean Time countdown to midnight London time at 7 PM; Apple Rise ceremonies start at 11 PM – noisemakers, glow sticks and hot beverages will be given out while supplies last – DJ plays top hits of 2018 as you celebrate the New Year – warming stations, cornhole and giant jenga games.

New Year’s Eve Apple Rise

3rd Annual New Year’s Eve celebration at the Historic Courthouse includes family celebration at 6 PM featuring a Greenwich Mean Time countdown to midnight London time at 7 PM; Apple Rise ceremonies start at 11 PM – noisemakers, glow sticks and hot beverages will be given out while supplies last – DJ plays top hits of 2018 as you celebrate the New Year – warming stations, cornhole and giant jenga games.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

Main Street Holiday Hay Rides

Take the family on a tractor-drawn wagon ride through festively decorated Main Street, from 6-9pm. Passengers board at the Hendersonville Visitor Center, located at 201 S Main Street. Thanks to Stepp’s Orchard for supplying the wagon rides!

 

On these days, Santa will be on the Visitor Center stage to take photos with your kids from 2-6pm (bring your camera!) and from 11am-7pm, the iceless skating rink will be open, you can play curling on two iceless lanes, and enjoy cocoa, snacks and games! Skating costs $8 for adults, $5 for kids ages 10 and under, and includes skate rental. Curling costs $5 per person for 30 minutes of play.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

Main Street Holiday Hay Rides

Take the family on a tractor-drawn wagon ride through festively decorated Main Street, from 6-9pm. Passengers board at the Hendersonville Visitor Center, located at 201 S Main Street. Thanks to Stepp’s Orchard for supplying the wagon rides!

 

On these days, Santa will be on the Visitor Center stage to take photos with your kids from 2-6pm (bring your camera!) and from 11am-7pm, the iceless skating rink will be open, you can play curling on two iceless lanes, and enjoy cocoa, snacks and games! Skating costs $8 for adults, $5 for kids ages 10 and under, and includes skate rental. Curling costs $5 per person for 30 minutes of play.

Free Picture With Santa!

Free Picture With Santa!

Take pictures with Santa in Carolina Ace Hardware’s festive Christmas display – Bring your own camera!

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

Main Street Holiday Hay Rides

Take the family on a tractor-drawn wagon ride through festively decorated Main Street, from 6-9pm. Passengers board at the Hendersonville Visitor Center, located at 201 S Main Street. Thanks to Stepp’s Orchard for supplying the wagon rides!

 

On these days, Santa will be on the Visitor Center stage to take photos with your kids from 2-6pm (bring your camera!) and from 11am-7pm, the iceless skating rink will be open, you can play curling on two iceless lanes, and enjoy cocoa, snacks and games! Skating costs $8 for adults, $5 for kids ages 10 and under, and includes skate rental. Curling costs $5 per person for 30 minutes of play.

Christmas Tours at Historic Johnson Farm

Historic Johnson Farm will host Christmas tours December 17-21 at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM each day. Tours of the festive farmhouse will be available as well as a Christmas craft and hot chocolate. The Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists will have their gift shop open each day. Tours are $5 for adults, $3 for students, and free for children under 5. Reservations are required. You may call 828-891-6585 or email jfarm@hcpsnc.org to register.
If you have any questions, please call manager Mandy Gibson at 828-891-6585.

Christmas Tours at Historic Johnson Farm

Historic Johnson Farm will host Christmas tours December 17-21 at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM each day. Tours of the festive farmhouse will be available as well as a Christmas craft and hot chocolate. The Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists will have their gift shop open each day. Tours are $5 for adults, $3 for students, and free for children under 5. Reservations are required. You may call 828-891-6585 or email jfarm@hcpsnc.org to register.
If you have any questions, please call manager Mandy Gibson at 828-891-6585.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

Christmas Tours at Historic Johnson Farm

Historic Johnson Farm will host Christmas tours December 17-21 at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM each day. Tours of the festive farmhouse will be available as well as a Christmas craft and hot chocolate. The Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists will have their gift shop open each day. Tours are $5 for adults, $3 for students, and free for children under 5. Reservations are required. You may call 828-891-6585 or email jfarm@hcpsnc.org to register.
If you have any questions, please call manager Mandy Gibson at 828-891-6585.

Christmas Tours at Historic Johnson Farm

Historic Johnson Farm will host Christmas tours December 17-21 at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM each day. Tours of the festive farmhouse will be available as well as a Christmas craft and hot chocolate. The Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists will have their gift shop open each day. Tours are $5 for adults, $3 for students, and free for children under 5. Reservations are required. You may call 828-891-6585 or email jfarm@hcpsnc.org to register.
If you have any questions, please call manager Mandy Gibson at 828-891-6585.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

Christmas Tours at Historic Johnson Farm

Historic Johnson Farm will host Christmas tours December 17-21 at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM each day. Tours of the festive farmhouse will be available as well as a Christmas craft and hot chocolate. The Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists will have their gift shop open each day. Tours are $5 for adults, $3 for students, and free for children under 5. Reservations are required. You may call 828-891-6585 or email jfarm@hcpsnc.org to register.
If you have any questions, please call manager Mandy Gibson at 828-891-6585.

Christmas Tours at Historic Johnson Farm

Historic Johnson Farm will host Christmas tours December 17-21 at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM each day. Tours of the festive farmhouse will be available as well as a Christmas craft and hot chocolate. The Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists will have their gift shop open each day. Tours are $5 for adults, $3 for students, and free for children under 5. Reservations are required. You may call 828-891-6585 or email jfarm@hcpsnc.org to register.
If you have any questions, please call manager Mandy Gibson at 828-891-6585.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

Christmas Tours at Historic Johnson Farm

Historic Johnson Farm will host Christmas tours December 17-21 at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM each day. Tours of the festive farmhouse will be available as well as a Christmas craft and hot chocolate. The Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists will have their gift shop open each day. Tours are $5 for adults, $3 for students, and free for children under 5. Reservations are required. You may call 828-891-6585 or email jfarm@hcpsnc.org to register.
If you have any questions, please call manager Mandy Gibson at 828-891-6585.

Christmas Tours at Historic Johnson Farm

Historic Johnson Farm will host Christmas tours December 17-21 at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM each day. Tours of the festive farmhouse will be available as well as a Christmas craft and hot chocolate. The Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists will have their gift shop open each day. Tours are $5 for adults, $3 for students, and free for children under 5. Reservations are required. You may call 828-891-6585 or email jfarm@hcpsnc.org to register.
If you have any questions, please call manager Mandy Gibson at 828-891-6585.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

Christmas Tours at Historic Johnson Farm

Historic Johnson Farm will host Christmas tours December 17-21 at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM each day. Tours of the festive farmhouse will be available as well as a Christmas craft and hot chocolate. The Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists will have their gift shop open each day. Tours are $5 for adults, $3 for students, and free for children under 5. Reservations are required. You may call 828-891-6585 or email jfarm@hcpsnc.org to register.
If you have any questions, please call manager Mandy Gibson at 828-891-6585.

Christmas Tours at Historic Johnson Farm

Historic Johnson Farm will host Christmas tours December 17-21 at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM each day. Tours of the festive farmhouse will be available as well as a Christmas craft and hot chocolate. The Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists will have their gift shop open each day. Tours are $5 for adults, $3 for students, and free for children under 5. Reservations are required. You may call 828-891-6585 or email jfarm@hcpsnc.org to register.
If you have any questions, please call manager Mandy Gibson at 828-891-6585.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

Free Picture With Santa!

Free Picture With Santa!

Take pictures with Santa in Carolina Ace Hardware’s festive Christmas display – Bring your own camera!

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

Blue Ridge Orchestra Holiday Performance

Blue Ridge Orchestra Holiday Performance

Blue Ridge Orchestra chamber strings, conducted by Dr. Milton Crotts, performs their holiday celebration performance, including folk tunes, carols and more! Featuring traditional music duo Newberry & Verch, plus Franklin Keel, Megan McConnell, Rebecca O’Quinn, Alex Watson, Ryan Kijanka.

 

Show times Saturday, December 9 at 1pm & 3:30pm, $25 General / $15 Students & Friends of BRO

TICKETS and INFO:  (828) 782-3354  www.blueridgeorchestra.org

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Blue Ridge Orchestra Holiday Performance

Blue Ridge Orchestra Holiday Performance

Blue Ridge Orchestra chamber strings, conducted by Dr. Milton Crotts, performs their holiday celebration performance, including folk tunes, carols and more! Featuring traditional music duo Newberry & Verch, plus Franklin Keel, Megan McConnell, Rebecca O’Quinn, Alex Watson, Ryan Kijanka.

 

Show times Saturday, December 9 at 1pm & 3:30pm, $25 General / $15 Students & Friends of BRO

TICKETS and INFO:  (828) 782-3354  www.blueridgeorchestra.org

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

Free Picture With Santa!

Free Picture With Santa!

Take pictures with Santa in Carolina Ace Hardware’s festive Christmas display – Bring your own camera!

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Thew 18th annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights offers an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience! The light show opens with the popular Lights by the Lake Foot Tour on December 1, from 5:30pm – 9pm. Admission for the walking tour is only $5 per adult. Children under 16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Guests are invited to experience the lights through a memorable and immersive experience by leaving their cars behind and taking a leisurely stroll through thousands of bright, twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can wind their way to the center of the park where they will find games, crafts with LEAF’s Easel Rider Artists, s’mores, and more. Santa will even be on hand for photos. Parking for the foot tour will be at Family of Faith Fellowship Church.

The Lake Julian Festival of Lights will remain open as a driving tour from December 2nd through December 23rd, operating nightly from 6pm – 9pm. Vehicle entry for Festival of Lights is $10 per passenger vehicle and $20 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses.  Advance tickets may be purchased for $8 per passenger vehicle and $14 for large vans, motor coaches, and buses online at www.lakejulianfestivaloflights.com.

Lake Julian Park is located at 406 Overlook Extension in Arden, just off of Long Shoals Road.

20% of the proceeds of this event are donated to Special Olympics Buncombe County.

Advent Lessons & Carols

Advent Lessons & Carols

Join the St. James Choir & Montreat Scottish Pipes and Drums! With the Rev. Dr. Joel Hafer, Officiant; Brad Gee, Conductor; Howard Bakken, Organist; and Joseph Bailey, Pipe Major

 

Doors open at 4pm, event is free, but donations are accepted to benefit St. James Music Ministry! Also, Join us for a reception n the parish hall following the service!

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Christmas Bazaar

Christmas Bazaar

The Land O’ Sky Garden Club presents their annual Christmas Bazaar, featuring all handmade, original and all-natural items, including evergreens, pine cone and magnolia garland, mixed greenery wreaths, fresh greenery hanging baskets, aprons, sachets, ornaments, baked goods, jellies, assorted handmade gifts, vintage gift tags, and much more!

Saturday, December 1 from 9am-6pm, and Sunday, December 2 from 11am-4pm.

 

Proceeds of this event benefit the Land O’ Sky Garden Club Scholarship Fund.

 

 

Christmas at the Farm

Christmas at the Farm

Offering fresh-cut NC Frasier Firs, fried apple pies, hot cider, apple cider donuts, hot cocoa, Christmas music, feed the farm animals, cow train, jumping pillow and professional family photos!

Advent Lessons & Carols

Advent Lessons & Carols

Join the St. James Choir & Montreat Scottish Pipes and Drums! With the Rev. Dr. Joel Hafer, Officiant; Brad Gee, Conductor; Howard Bakken, Organist; and Joseph Bailey, Pipe Major

 

Doors open at 4pm, event is free, but donations are accepted to benefit St. James Music Ministry! Also, Join us for a reception n the parish hall following the service!

Free Picture With Santa!

Free Picture With Santa!

Take pictures with Santa in Carolina Ace Hardware’s festive Christmas display – Bring your own camera!

Christmas at the Farm

Christmas at the Farm

Offering fresh-cut NC Frasier Firs, fried apple pies, hot cider, apple cider donuts, hot cocoa, Christmas music, feed the farm animals, cow train, jumping pillow and professional family photos!

Christmas Bazaar

Christmas Bazaar

The Land O’ Sky Garden Club presents their annual Christmas Bazaar, featuring all handmade, original and all-natural items, including evergreens, pine cone and magnolia garland, mixed greenery wreaths, fresh greenery hanging baskets, aprons, sachets, ornaments, baked goods, jellies, assorted handmade gifts, vintage gift tags, and much more!

Saturday, December 1 from 9am-6pm, and Sunday, December 2 from 11am-4pm.

 

Proceeds of this event benefit the Land O’ Sky Garden Club Scholarship Fund.

 

 

Christmas at the Farm

Christmas at the Farm

Offering fresh-cut NC Frasier Firs, fried apple pies, hot cider, apple cider donuts, hot cocoa, Christmas music, feed the farm animals, cow train, jumping pillow and professional family photos!

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.

Christmas at the Farm

Christmas at the Farm

Offering fresh-cut NC Frasier Firs, fried apple pies, hot cider, apple cider donuts, hot cocoa, Christmas music, feed the farm animals, cow train, jumping pillow and professional family photos!

Christmas at the Farm

Christmas at the Farm

Offering fresh-cut NC Frasier Firs, fried apple pies, hot cider, apple cider donuts, hot cocoa, Christmas music, feed the farm animals, cow train, jumping pillow and professional family photos!

Christmas at the Farm

Christmas at the Farm

Offering fresh-cut NC Frasier Firs, fried apple pies, hot cider, apple cider donuts, hot cocoa, Christmas music, feed the farm animals, cow train, jumping pillow and professional family photos!

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

The National Gingerbread House Competition™ & Display at the Omni Grove Park Inn showcases competitors from around the country, in one of the nation’s most celebrated and competitive holiday events. The actual competition is on 11/19, and the public can view the display on Sundays from 3-9pm, and Monday-Thursdays from 9am-9pm, excluding December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1, 2019. There is no charge to see the display, but there is a parking fee of $20 for self-parking or $25 for valet, with half of the proceeds going to benefit local charities.

 

Learn more by visiting the Omni Grove Park Inn’s website, or by calling 1(800) 413-5778.