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Calendar of Events
December 2014 Events

 

Compiled by Henderson County Tourism Development Authority
Information Subject to Change or Cancellation


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Garden Jubilee | Music on Main Street | Street Dances | NC Apple Festival | Farm City Day
Home for the Holidays | Holiday Dining Guide | Christmas Tree Farms

December 1 - 31
Golden Age - "Coming of the Railroad" Exhibit, Apple Valley Model Railroad Club's replica of the Saluda Mountain Grade, steepest main-line standard gauge railroad in the United States; the Civil War Exhibit features artifacts of military weaponry & uniforms; and a replica of Hendersonville’s first general store; Henderson County Heritage Museum, Wed.- Sat. 10:00AM-5:00 PM, Sun. 1:00PM-5:00PM, free, Hendersonville, NC 828-694-1619 www.hendersoncountymuseum.com


December 1 – January 6
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site Decorated for Christmas, decorated in the simple style of the Sandburgs with poinsettias and a traditionally decorated Christmas tree, House Tour Admission - Adults $5.00 age 16-61, Seniors 62 & older, $3, children 15 & under admitted free; closed Christmas and New Year's Days, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-4178 www.nps.gov/carl


December 1 – January 11
Christmas at Biltmore Daytime Celebration, America's largest home decorated with dozens of Christmas trees, hundreds of wreaths, bows, and poinsettias, miles of evergreen garland, and thousands of ornaments; 9am-5pm, Asheville, NC 800-411-3812 or 828-225-1333 www.biltmore.com


December 3 - 21
Flat Rock Playhouse presents the “A Christmas Carol “, a new take the famous Dickens story and infuses it with a brand new score that celebrates the holiday season, (subject to rights confirmation), Wed-Sat 8pm; Thurs, Sat & Sun 2pm, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org  


December 5
Olde Fashioned Hendersonville Christmas, Historic Downtown, (merchants host an open house with refreshments, entertainment & late night shopping), 5pm-8pm, Hendersonville, NC  828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org


December 5 & 6
Bullington Gardens Holiday Sale, freshly cut Fraser fir trees, wreaths & garland; benefits the educational programs at Bullington Gardens, 9am-4pm, Hendersonville, NC, 828-698-6104 www.bullingtongardens.org

WNC Fly Fishing Expo, WNC Agricultural Center Expo Bldg, Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414 www.wncagcenter.org


December 5 - 7, 11 - 14, 18 - 21
Hendersonville Little Theatre presents People’s Choice, people vote on the following plays: “A 1940’s Radio Christmas Carol (musical),” “Little Women”, “It’s a Wonderful Life (musical)” or “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Sundays 2pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-1082 hendersonvillelittletheater.org


December 6
Christmas Open House at the Historic Johnson Farm, guided tours of the farmhouse & the weaver’s building, refreshments, farm animals, sale of baked goods, small greenery centerpieces & fiber creations; bring your camera for family photos in front of the antique sleigh, wagon rides available - weather permitting, no reservations required; Adults $5 Children $3 preschoolers free parking in the Rugby Middle School, shuttle bus available, Hendersonville, NC 828-891-6585 www.hendersoncountypublicschoolsnc.org/johnson-farm

Hendersonville Christmas Parade, Main Street (Five Points to Caswell Street), 10am, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-4179


December 6 & 13
Santa on the Chimney, Chimney Rock State Park, 11am-2pm, Santa practices on one of the world's largest chimneys at 315 feet tall! meet Santa and Mrs. Claus & refreshments; included with paid Park admission, Chimney Rock, NC 828-625-9611 or 800-277-9611 www.chimneyrockpark.com


December 11 – 14 & 18 - 21
Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presents Music on the Rock: A Motown Christmas, tribute concert featuring the hits of the artists, 8:00pm, Hendersonville, NC  828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org  


December 27
Christmas at Connemara, Carl Sandburg Homes, 10:30am, music/storytelling from 10:30am-12:30pm in the garage adjacent to the Sandburg Home, refreshments, holiday craft-making from 10am-1pm, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-4178 www.nps.gov/carl


 
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