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Calendar of Events
January 2015 Events

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

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Winter Attractions

January 1
National Gingerbread House Competition & Display, The Omni Grove Park Inn, competitors from around the country travel with their edible creations to be a part of the Annual National Gingerbread House Competition, public viewing hours days are Sundays - Thursdays, excluding holidays from10am-10pm, no charge to enter the hotel or see the display; parking charges where applicable, Asheville, NC 800-809-6664

January 1 - 3, 2015
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, not available on the following dates: November 25, 27, December 24 & 25; begins @ 5:30PM, Asheville, 800-411-3812 or 828-225-1333

January 1- 4
Shadrack Christmas Wonderland, WNC Agricultural Center Fairgrounds, drive through and watch Christmas lights dance music, admission into Santa’s Village is free, dusk-10pm every night, including holidays & even in the rain, cars or family vans: $20, activity van or mini bus: $30, limo $30, tour/school bus: $75, Fletcher, NC  888-321-7547

January 1 - 11
Christmas at Biltmore, 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

January 2 - 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

January 2- January 7
Smith-McDowell House Museum Holiday Tours, (authentically decorated with trees, garlands, ornaments and toys of the Victorian Period), Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-4pm, Sunday: 12pm-4pm, Adults $9, Children ages 8-18 $5, closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, the day after Christmas, New Years Day, Asheville, NC 828-253-9231

January 16 - 18
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. - Sun. 8am –3pm, free admission & spectators are welcome, spectators please leave your dogs comfortably at home, Sponsored by Blue Ridge Agility Club, Fletcher, NC 828-713-3278

January 30 & 31
Indoor Motocross, WNC Agricultural Center McGough Arena, Fletcher, NC 423-323-5497

Call phone number listed on each event to confirm dates. times, location & possible cancellations

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