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From Lake Lure Beach to Chimney Rock Village, winter fun will abound. From twinkling lights, a tree lighting at the Lake Lure Flowering Bridge, to visits with Santa, this inaugural event offers a great opportunity to enjoy the holidays with visiting family and friends and celebrate with neighbors. Come out and support local shops and catch the WinterFest spirit!
-Hay rides between Lake Lure & Chimney Rock
-Hot chocolate & cider
-Beach bonfire & s’mores
-Chimney Rock main street lights and Village tree
-Fairy Village/little people competition and bridge lighting
-Tolley tours from Lake Lure Inn & Spa
Ride the Handy Dandy Railroad in Denton and see the lights and Nativity movie along the way. Visit the church and sing carols. Explore the Service Station, Gingerbread House, our Arts & Crafts exhibits, the General Store, and the Doll Museum. Make sure to see Santa!
Food available and more! …”
Visit http://www.countrychristmastrain.com for more info!by
Christmas in the Park & Lighting of the Town
Nov 29, 2013
In the Gazebo
Hayrides through Blowing Rock ….. 3-8pm
Free Hot Cider and Hot Chocolate ….. 5-8pm
Caroling in the Park ….. 3-4:30pm
with the “Vagabonds”
Ensemble Stage Company…5-5:30pm
Lighting of the Town….. 5:30pm
with Mayor JB Lawrence
Bluegrass Christmas….. 5:30-8pm
with Diana & Sarvis Ridge***DON’T FORGET! The Christmas Parade will be held the following day on Saturday, November 30 at
The 10th Annual Emerald Isle Christmas Parade sponsored by the Emerald Isle Business Association and the Town of Emerald Isle takes place on Saturday, November 30, 2013 beginning at 3pm on Hwy 58, Emerald Drive.
Important note to all entrants: There will be only ONE Santa Claus in the parade and he will be riding in a float at the end. All other Santa’s will be sent back to the North Pole! Also, please join us after the parade for the official Christmas Tree Lighting at Merchant’s Park!
Enjoy free refreshments, as well as a holiday caroling sing-a-long as Santa Claus visits with the children.
For more info, visit http://www.emeraldisle-nc.org!!!by
Independence Mall will set the stage for this year’s Holiday Train Expo 2012. Visitors will be enchanted by this spectacular display of model trains as they travel across eight miles of scale track through a wonderland of villages, parks and landscapes.
Uptown Lexington Christmas Stroll
Do your last minute Christmas shopping with our local merchants while enjoying special holiday activities!
Save time and energy, and still get your remaining shopping done right here in uptown Lexington. Visit our local merchants for unique gifts and great values.
Visit http://www.uptownlexington.com for more information!by
Come early for a visit…you’ll catch the holiday spirit…stroll around the gallery, shop for artwork or clothing, take time to sit by the fire with something warm from the Riverwood Coffee Shop and stay to meet Bob from 1-4pm when he’ll be available to meet folks and autograph items. The Bob Timberlake Christmas Open House Event is free!by
Enjoy some of Edenton’s nicest private homes as you take a self-guided walking tour through the historic district. The homeowners are decorating with their finest natural decorations reminding all of a time past and helping to bring forth the spirit of Christmas. This year’s tour features Hayes Plantation, home of James Johnston, son of Samuel Johnston, former Governor of N.C. (1787-1789) and one of the State’s first U.S. Senators.
Come early and enjoy:
Barker House Holiday Repast
Begin at the Christmas Candlelight Tour Head-quarters at the Barker House with Penelopeâ€™s homemade eggnog and treats. Sponsored by the Edenton
Historical Commission. Fri. and Sat. Dec. 7 and 8, 1-5 pm
Cupola House Wassail Bowl
Enjoy 18th century style Christmas dÃ©cor, music and a hearty cup of Wassail. Sponsored by The Cupola House Assn. Fri. and Sat. Dec. 7 and 8, 1-5 pm
Iredell House Groaning Board
Traditional Christmas decor, music and holiday desserts on tables so heavily laden with goodies you can almost hear the boards â€œgroanâ€. Co-Sponsored by James Iredell Assn. and Historic Edenton State Historic Sites. Fri. and Sat. Dec. 7 and 8, 1-5 pm
Confection Perfection-Chowan Arts Council
Treats, sweets and artistic creations.
Fri. and Sat. Dec. 7 and 8, 1-5 pm
Caroling in the 1767 Courthouse
Join voices with area choirs and sing along to all of your favorite Christmas carols. Fri. Dec. 7, 6pm
Edenton-Chowan Annual Christmas Parade
Sponsored by Chowan Ruritans and Edenton- Chowan Chamber of Commerce Sat. Dec. 8, 11am
Visit http://ehcnc.org/ for more info!by
West Jefferson’s Hometown Christmas includes a holiday celebration unlike any other beginning the day after Thanksgiving right up until Christmas Eve!
Come to historic downtown West Jefferson and enjoy our Festival of Trees at the Ashe Arts Center, participate in our handmade and home-grown Holiday Market at the Farmer’s Market and stroll the streets and galleries of our historic downtown area, all dressed up for the Christmas season.
To kick the holiday season off right, join us for the lighting of our Community Christmas Tree on November 23 when Santa & friends arrives in a an old-fashioned fire engine and hands out treats to all the children!
Don’t forget to choose and cut your own Christmas tree during an old-fashioned family outing at one of the many Choose and Cut Tree Farms right here in West Jefferson!
Visit http://www.visitwestjefferson.org for more info!by
Holly Day Fair is the largest holiday gift and craft show in Eastern North Carolina. Holly Day Fair is a one-stop holiday shopping event that draws an average of 21,000 attendees and 200 vendors. Show-goers have an extensive selection of unique handcrafted and manufactured products to select from. The unique and exclusive gifts include Christmas decorations, crafts, jewelry, clothes, toys, food specialties, household accents, and much more.
We are proud to report that the 2011 Holly Day Fair was a successful show, raising over $284,000.00. All of these proceeds are given back to the local community through the Junior League of Fayetteville’s various grants, partnerships, and our current Child Mental Health Initiative. We are very excited about our 46th Annual Holly Day Fair to be held November 1-4, 2012. The quality and loyalty of our Exhibitors has helped make Holly Day Fair the largest holiday gift and craft show in Eastern North Carolina.
November 1 – 4, 2012
Charlie Rose Agri-Expo Center
The Crown Expo Center
131 E. Mountain Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28306
Visiting Fayetteville? Follow the link for info about hotels, things to do and more!
Purchase tickets to the 2012 Holly Day Fair using the link above or at one of our local tickets outlets:
The Pilgrim ~ So Chic Bebe ~ Carleen’s of Hope Mills ~ Junior League of Fayetteville office ~ Crown Box Office
Super Shopper: $14
General Admission: $9
Children under 5 enter for free