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December 1 – January 2
Biltmore Candlelight Christmas Evenings, Biltmore Estate, tour America's largest home by candlelight and the glow of fireplaces, decorated for the holidays and music, by reservation only, begins @ 5:30PM, Asheville, 800-411-3812 or 828-225-1333 www.biltmore.com

NC Arboretum Winter Lights, 6pm-10pm nightly, walk through lighted garden exhibits that illuminate to the sounds of holiday favorites, tickets must be purchased in advance, Asheville, NC  828-848-4866 www.ncwinterlights.com

December 1 – January 10
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 2 - 20
Flat Rock Playhouse presents the new musical "Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz", Wed-Sat 8pm; Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun 2pm; Flat Rock, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org  

December 4
Olde Fashioned Hendersonville Christmas, Historic Downtown, (merchants host an open house with refreshments, entertainment, store specials, carrolling & late night shopping), 5pm-8pm, Hendersonville, NC  828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org

December 4 & 5
Carolina Concert Choir Winter Concert, Bo Thomas Auditorium, Blue Ridge Community College, Fri 7:30pm & Sat 3pm, $22, $5 student, Flat Rock, NC www.carolinaconcertchoir.org

Bullington Gardens’ Open House and Holiday Sale and Christmas Mart, 10am- 4pm, featuring wreaths and swags as well as unique handmade holiday craft items, premium amaryllis, poinsettias, cyclamen & refreshments; Hendersonville, NC 828-698-6104 www.bullingtongardens.org

December 4 - 6 & 11 - 13
Hendersonville Little Theatre Second Stage presents a drama by Lee Blessing “Eleemosynary”, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-1082 www.hendersonvillelittletheatre.org

December 5
Hendersonville Christmas Parade, Main Street (Five Points to Caswell Street), 10am, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-4179 or 828-595-0901

December 5 & 12
Santa on the Chimney, Chimney Rock State Park, Santa’s practices on one of the world’s largest chimneys with multiple 200-foot rappels1, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy live holiday music, hot cocoa, cookies and kids’ activities, plus meet live critters; Dec 5 & 12, 11am-2pm, Chimney Rock, NC  828-625-9611 www.chimneyrockpark.com

December 6
Hendersonville Community Band Holiday Concert, Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall, Adults $10, Flat Rock, NC  288-692-8801 www.hcbmusic.com

December 10 - 3 & 17 - 20
Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presents Music on the Rock: The Christmas Concert That Never Was – Barbra & Frank, tribute concert featuring the hits of the artists, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org  

December 11
Asheville Symphony Orchestra presents singer Steve Lippia will star in “Simply Sinatra Christmas” featuring Christmas favorites and iconic Sinatra numbers,Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, 8pm, Asheville, NC 828-254-7046 www.ashevillesymphony.org

December 11 - 13
American Kennel Club (AKC) Dog Agility Trial, Western NC Agricultural Center McGough Arena (dogs jump hurdles, race through tunnels and climb over A-frames at high speed) Fri. - Sat. 8am –2pm, Sun 8am-12Noon, free admission & spectators are welcome, spectators please leave your dogs comfortably at home, Sponsored by Blue Ridge Agility Club, Fletcher, NC 828-713-3278 www.blueridgeagility.com

December 12
Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra presents "A Carolina Christmas", Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall, 3:00pm & 7:30pm, Adults $35, Students $5, Flat Rock, NC 828-697-5884 www.hendersonvillesymphony.org

December 19
Christmas at Connemara, Carl Sandburg Home, music & storytelling from 10:30AM-12:30PM in the garage adjacent to the Sandburg Home, hot cider & cookies will be served, holiday craft-making in the bookstore from 10am-1pm, music & craft-making is free, there is a small fee to tour the Sandburg Home, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-4178 www.nps.gov/carl

December 20
A Swannanoa Solstice, Diana Wortham Theatre, 2:00pm & 7:00pm, Adults $45, Students $40, Child $20; Asheville, NC
828-257-4530 www.dwtheatre.com

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