The Holidays are Here!


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

Here are some things I’ve done…


Biltmore Candlelight Christmas Evenings: November 1 – January 5; Beautiful!

Biltmore Estate


Buying the Christmas Tree at the Farmer’s Market

WNC Farmer’s Market

christmas gingerbread houses

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 – 23, $20/car; Nice drive through to get in the spirit!

Christmas lake julian

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

Christmas shop

Volunteer by choosing one of the many opportunities this month:


Volunteer Opportunities

Here are some things I want to do:


Santa’s Showdown 5K – it’s the inaugural year!

Santa’s Showdown 5k Registration

Downtown Asheville Art Walk: Dec 6

Downtown Asheville Art Walk

Christmas Art

Christmas Arboretum

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

North Carolina Arboretum


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!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: