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Handmade options are endless with items of ceramic tableware, fine jewelry, hand-woven and dyed wearables, bound journals and etched cards, blown vases and ornaments, turned wooden bowls and more. Read more

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Christmas at Biltmore

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Each Christmas season, Biltmore, one of the Southeast’s most beloved travel destinations, is decked out in her finest holiday décor. Read more

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A Christmas tree has always been the cornerstone of my holiday experience. My family had a tradition of purchasing our tree from the local Optimist Club who set up a camper in the parking lot of Bi-Lo. Read more

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For those a little more daring, the comedy stylings of David Sedaris are back again in “The Santaland Diaries.” Read more

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Holiday Open House events are free and open to the public from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Read more

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Visitors are invited to make merry in this Blue Ridge mountain town with more than 60 festive activities occurring between that Friday and the New Year. Read more

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"We are already planning a big show for 2020 and we can’t wait to share with you what’s in store," Warren Haynes said in a statement. Read more

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The entry fee throughout the 10-day event is donation of a canned food item to be delivered to the local food bank. Read more

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Folk Art Center will offer 10-50 percent off fine craft. Read more

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Museum offers holiday tours of its pioneer village. Read more

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Santa rappels down the Chimney at Chimney Rock Park. Read more

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The production features live music by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. Read more

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Proceeds from the event benefit Keep Sevier Beautiful and the Share It Forward program at Dollywood. Read more

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Jonesborough, Tennessee’s oldest town, is filled with a collection of historic homes displaying a variety of architectural styles and themes. Those homes will be the centerpiece of the Colors of Christmas Tour and Dinner on Saturday, December 1. Read more

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12 Days of Christmas

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Partridges and pear trees need not apply: These 12 holiday destinations around Southern Appalachia offer mountain merry-makers a bit of everything—from homespun traditions to festive glamour and glitz. Read more

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In December of 1916, hard times held the high country of the Smokies in a stranglehold. Read more

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Coming home for the holidays stirs up different emotions for everyone. Here, a few regional writers share their memories and reflections on what family and home mean to them. Read more

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    Derek DiLuzio

    Downtown Hendersonville at Christmas time