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November 4 - 15
Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presents the Southern fried comedy “Catfish Moon”, Wed-Sat 8pm; Thurs, Sat & Sun 2pm; Hendersonville, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org

November 6 – 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

November 6 – 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

November 6 - 8
Southern Rodeo Finals, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center McGough Arena.  Presented by the Southern Rodeo Association.  Competitions in Bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing, breakaway roping. Adult $15, Child $5, 8pm Friday & Saturday, 3pm Sun. Fletcher, NC 919-963-2599 www.srarodeo.com

November 7
Hendersonville Swing Band, Hendersonville High School Auditorium, 3pm, $10 per person, benefits the Hendersonville Civitan Club, Hendersonville, NC 828-696-8031

November 7 - 8
10,000 Villages Gifts of Hope Holiday Fair, Shoppers will be treated to unique items from around the globe from Ten Thousand Villages, a fair-trade retailer.  10am-5pm Sat, 10am-3pm Sun St. James Episcopal Church, 766 N. Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-8408

November 11
National Parks Fee Free Days, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site and national parks across the country are honoring Veterans Day by waiving admission fees, open from 9am-5pm, Flat Rock, NC 828-693-4178 www.nps.gov/carl

November 12 - 15 & 19 - 22
Tryon Little Theater presents "You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown," the musical story of the beloved characters created by Charles Schultz in the comic strip “Peanuts,” Tryon, NC 828-859-2466 www.tltinfo.org

November 14
Hendo Hunt in Downtown Hendersonville, Can you connect the clues? Scavenger hung starts at 10am at the Historic Hendersonville Courthouse, Hendersonville, NC 828-388-5359 www.elevents.org

Race to the Taps: Oskar Blues.  Chip-timed, 4-miler highlighting the neighborhood surronding Oskar Blues Brewery with varying degrees of difficulty appropriate for seasoned runners or the casual runner/walker.  Strollers and pets not allowed. Brevard, NC 828-883-2337 www.racetothetaps.com

November 18 – January 3
National Gingerbread House Competition & Display, The Omni Grove Park Inn, competitors from around the country travel with their edible creations, no charge to enter the hotel or see the display; parking charges where applicable, Asheville, NC 800-809-6664

November 20 – January 2
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

November 20 - 22
Tis the Season Holiday Fair; A fabulous shopping event at the Western North Carolina Ag Center, Event Center, 10am-6pm Fri & Sat, 11am-5pm Sun, Fletcher, NC 828-606-7097www.wncagcenter.org

November 21
YART Sale, area artists will be cleaning their studios of paintings, artwork, frames, pottery, art supplies, and vintage items to sell; 9am-3pm, First Congregational Church Hall, sponsored by the Arts Council of Henderson County, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-8504

Wildwood Tales and Music, Feed & Seed Listening Room, Riveting Stories for Adults & Family, free admission, 4-5pm before evening music, 4-5pm before evening music, free, Fletcher, NC 828-684-0481 www.feedandseednc.com

Asheville Symphony Orchestra performs Holst’s The Planets,Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, 8pm, Asheville, NC 828-254-704 6 www.ashevillesymphony.org

November 22
Hendersonville Chorale presents “Holiday Moods” directed by Beth Shumate.  Adults $15, Children and Students Free.  First United Methodist Church, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-4275 www.hendersonvillechorale.com

November 25 - December 30
Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland,Western NC Agricultural Center Fairgrounds / Dusk-10pm daily, drive through the Ag Center Fairgrounds and watch the thousands of Christmas lights dance to music, Open holidays & even in the rain. Admission: Cars or Family Vans: $20, Activity Van or Mini Bus: $40, Limo $40, Tour/School Bus: $80; Fletcher, NC shadrackchristmas.com/asheville

November 26
Turkey Trot, 5K on Thanksgiving morning, 5th Ave E. in front of City Hall, race begins @ 8:30am, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org

November 27 – December 19
Flat Rock Playhouse presents the new musical "Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz", Mainstage, Wed-Sat 8pm; Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun 2pm; Flat Rock, NC 828-693-0731 or 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org

November 27
Holiday Tree Lighting, Historic Courthouse on Main Street, carrolling & Santa arrives to turn on the Christmas lights in historic downtown, free, 5:30pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org

November 28
Ole Timey Christmas, Henderson County Curb Market, 8am-2pm (Christmas wreaths, fresh greenery, crafts, demonstrations, music, carriage rides & refreshments) Hendersonville, NC  828-692-8012 www.curbmarket.com

Small Business, support local merchants during the holiday season, Hendersonville, NC  828-233-3216 www.downtownhendersonville.org

Holiday Handmade Market, Jongo Java, local artists offer unique gifts for the holidays, 10am-5pm, Hendersonville, NC www.jongojava.com

November 28 & 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

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

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