The Holidays are Here!

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The holidays are here!  Let’s have some fun in and around Asheville!

Here are some things I’ve done…

Asheville Turkey Trot:  Race starts at 9:15 this year on Thanksgiving Day.  See the link below for registration and packet pick-up

Asheville Turkey Trot

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Biltmore Candlelight Christmas Evenings: November 3 – January 26; Beautiful!

Biltmore Estate

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Buying the Christmas Tree at the Farmer’s Market

WNC Farmer’s Market

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Grove Park Inn Gingerbread Houses:  Get some hot chocolate and explore the Grove Park Inn which is beautifully decorated, and pick your favorite Gingerbread House

Grove Park Gingerbread Information

Lake Julian Christmas Lights: Dec 2 – 29, $20/car; Nice drive through to get in the spirit!

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Biltmore Village: Walk around and hear the Dickens Christmas Carolers and Shop in the Christmas Store:

Christmas shop

 

Here are some things I want to do:

Downtown Asheville Art Walk: Dec 1, 5:00-8:00 PM

Christmas Art

Christmas Arboretum

NC Arboretum Light Show: You must purchase tickets in advance!

North Carolina Arboretum

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Craggy Mountain Line Train Rides: Saturdays during December it becomes the  Jingle Bell Trolley Train Ride which leaves on the hour.  At the end you can enjoy visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus.  Call 828-808-4877 or 828-808-4630 for more information.

Please let me know if you are planning a trip here and want company!  I never get tired of these holiday adventures!

 

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