December 2012 Events

Candlelight Christmas Evenings at Biltmore Estate

December 1st - 31st, 2012

The 29th Annual Candlelight Evenings at Biltmore Estate continue Explore and enjoy Biltmore House’s extravagant holiday decorat ... Read more »

Christmas at Biltmore Estate

All through the month of December

Experience the splendor of America’s largest home adorned with dozens of Christmas trees, miles of garland, ribbons, and lights ... Read more »

Toe River Studio Tour

December 1st & 2nd, 2012

An hour north of Asheville is the acclaimed Penland School of Crafts. More that 100 of the finest artists and crafters open their ... Read more »

Guild Artists Holiday Sale at the Folk Art Center

December 1st & 8th, 2012

A two day event this year! Selected works by members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild will be 10 to 50% retail. Ceramics, jewe ... Read more »

Biltmore Village Dickens Festival

December 1st & 2nd, 2012

Now in its 24th year this is a magical weekend in Biltmore Village. Horse drawn carriages trot through the decorated streets and s ... Read more »

A Christmas Carol

December 6th - 23rd, 2012

The Montford Players present the classic Christmas tale at the Asheville Masonic Temple downtown. For more information ... Read more »

Second Saturday in the River Arts District

December 8th, 2012

An opportunity to shop, explore, and learn in Asheville's River Art District. Second Saturdays feature special events, classes, op ... Read more »

Christmas at Connemara

December 8th, 2012

The Carl Sandburg house will be decorated through December until January 6th, 2013. On Saturday, December 8th Musicians and Storyt ... Read more »

Santa on the Chimney!

December 8th & 15th, 2012

Watch Santa on his 312 ft tall “practice chimney” in this annual Chimney Rock State Park event. Meet with Santa and Mrs. Claus ... Read more »

Asheville Chocolate and Arts Festival

December 8th, 2012

A celebration of Art, Culture and Chocolate! The U.S. Cellular Center will host dancers, musicians and performers along with local ... Read more »

The Santaland Diaries

December 13th – 16th, 2012

Asheville Community Theatre continues its 10 year run with The Santaland Diaries. A holiday tradition that is “much more naughty ... Read more »

A Swannanoa Solstice: 10th Anniversary!

December 16th, 2012

Bring the family and enjoy a seasonal holiday tradition at the Diana Wortham Theatre. Al Petteway, Amy White, Robin Bullock and sp ... Read more »

Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

December 19th – 30th, 2012

Whatever happened to Scrooges old business partner Jacob Marley? Find out in this funny, heartwarming holiday play presented by Th ... Read more »