Image 1. Silver bells: The Blue Ridge Ringers will swing traditional hand bells at the Henderson County Library on Monday, Dec. 17.
Image 2. Sounds of the season: Dance troupes and storytellers will join Al Petteway and Amy White for an evening of holiday songs old and new at A Swannanoa Solstice on Sunday, Dec. 16. Al Petteway
Image 3. Ghosts of Christmas past: Jacob Marley confronts the miserly Ebeneezer Scrooge during Parkway Playhouse's production of A Christmas Carol running December 13-15. Rob Storrs/Andrew Gall