On Dec. 6th, the downtown streets of Brevard will be transformed into a magical world of holiday cheer during the Heart of Brevard's 21st Annual Twilight Tour.
The sidewalks will glow in the light of 1000 luminaries, and school children & the community choir & musicians will gather at the courthouse gazebo to fill the evening air with holiday song. You'll be able to roast your own marshmallows for making s' mores and decorate sugar cookies. For adults, the Merchant Open House offers a unique and wonderful holiday shopping opportunity. The retail stores will offer special discounts, refreshments and entertainment. And the Mistletoe Market is the perfect place to find a Transylvania Christmas tree, wreath or garland.
On 4-7 Dec, the Silvermont Mansion will house 35 extravagant decorated Christmas trees. Admission is $3, benefitting local charities.
Tour some of Brevard's most beautiful homes on 13 Dec at the annual Holiday Tour of Homes. Admission is $30, benefiting local charities.
Bluegrass Holiday at the Porter Center with Steep Canyon Rangers is on 19 Dec. 828-243-3496
Brevard Little Theatre presents "The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge" on 12-14 & 19-21 December. www.brevardlittletheatre.com
Holiday favorites by Vivaldi, Bach, Verdi, etc will be presented by the Carolina Concert Choir and Orchestra at the Porter Center on 20 Dec. www.carolinaconcertchoir.org
Throughout the holiday season, there are several choose-and-cut tree farms in the area where you can get a fresh tree. Also all during the holidays, the local arts center, arts guild, arts cooperative and our local potters and other craftsmen are hosting sales of great gift items.
More musical events are scheduled for the nearby cities of Hendersonville and Asheville, and other cultural events are happening during the week and on the weekends through Christmas in our area.