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Reeves Ridge Choose and Cut Christmas Trees in Sparta, NC!

spartaReeves Ridge Choose and Cut Christmas Trees, Sparta, NC

Open Nov 21 thru Dec 14 Friday-Saturday and Sundays only 10-6!

3452 New Haven Rd, Sparta, NC  28675

We’re opening brand new fields of beautiful trees this season.

Please visit us on Facebook (Reeves Ridge Christmas Trees), or visit our website for directions and lots photos and information about Choose and Cut on our farm.

Santa will be visiting on select dates, so please check the website and FB for his schedule.

Free hayrides, marshmallow roasting, hot cider and cookies, along with lots of family fun on our family farm. We look forward to your visit!

– The Reeves Ridge Family


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Hometown Holidays and Winterfest in Rutherford County

Screen Shot 2013-12-13 at 3.46.31 PMJoin us for a weekend of wintertime fun for the whole family at WinterFest 2013, Friday and Saturday, December 20-21 from 5-9 pm.

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

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5th Annual Country Christmas Train In Denton

bowen62510 008 Nov. 30 – Dec. 1,   Dec. 6 – 8 • 12 – 15 • 19 – 23 & 26

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! …”

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Christmas in Blowing Rock!


Christmas in the Park & Lighting of the Town

Nov 29, 2013
Memorial Park

Visit with Santa….. 2-4pm
In the Gazebo
Hayrides through Blowing Rock ….. 3-8pm
Memorial Park
Airwalks …..2-6pm
Memorial Park
Free Hot Cider and Hot Chocolate ….. 5-8pm
Memorial Park
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
2pm. ***
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10th Annual Emerald Isle Christmas Parade!

slide76The 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. 

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Holiday Train Expo In Wilmington!

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.


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Uptown Lexington Christmas Stroll: December 14th!

December 14th
6-8 pm

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.

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The Bob Timberlake Christmas Open House

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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!

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Edenton’s 31st annual Christmas Candlelight Tour: This Weekend!

Edenton’s 31st annual Christmas Candlelight Tour
Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7th and 8th, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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 Penelope’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 décor, 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 “groan”.  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

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West Jefferson’s Hometown Christmas Kickoff & Tree Lighting!

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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!

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