Weekend Picks: Friday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 27

The Christmas season officially begins in downtown Hendersonville Nov. 25, the Friday after Thanksgiving, with the Holiday Street Lighting and Santa’s Arrival. Photo courtesy of Henderson County Tourism

Check out this list of weekend highlights and visit the Mountain Xpress Community Calendar for a complete list of weekend events!


Transylvania Community Arts Council
tcarts@comporium.net, tcarts.org
4th FRIDAYS, 5-8pm – Gallery Walk. Free to attend. Held in downtown Brevard.

14322589_10207607717853257_8502823226828803125_nHendersonville Holiday Tree Lighting
FR (11/25), 5:30pm – Holiday tree lighting. Free. Held at Hendersonville Historic Courthouse Square, 1 Historic Courthouse Square

My Daddy Taught Me That presents Big Boi Fly
FR (11/25), 7-10pm – Proceeds from this event featuring Big Boi Fly and DJ Twan and fashions by Dillards and New York Fashions benefit My Daddy Taught Me That. $20/$15 advance. Held at New Mountain Theater/Amphitheater, 38 N. French Broad

‘Seven from Seven’
884-2787, tcarts.org
FR (11/25) through FR (12/16) – Seven from Seven, exhibition of the work of seven gallery artists. Reception: Friday, Nov. 25, 5-8pm. Held at Transylvania Community Arts Council, 349 S. Caldwell St., Brevard


Veteran Jam flier [1]Veteran Jam 5K Race Against PTSD
SA (11/26), 11am – Proceeds from this 5K benefit Veterans with PTSD. $30/$20 youth/Free for veterans. Held at Fletcher Community Park, 85 Howard Gap Road, Fletcher

Jewelry Making Demonstrations
253-7651, grovewood.com
FR (11/25) & SA (11/26), 11am-4pm – Jewelry making demonstration. Free to attend. Held at Grovewood Gallery, 111 Grovewood Road

2nd Annual Sandy Mush Thanksgiving Dance
712-0901, twells206@gmail.com
SA (11/26), 6:30-10pm – 2nd Annual Sandy Mush Thanksgiving Dance featuring Cailen Campbell and the Pond Brothers Band with caller Jesse Edgerton. Lessons at 6:30pm. $7/Free for children under 11. Held at Big Sandy Mush Community Center, 90 School Road, Leicester

‘A Christmas Carol’
693-0731, flatrockplayhouse.org
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS (11/17) until (12/17) – A Christmas Carol. Wed. & Thurs.: 7:30pm. Fri. & Sat.: 8pm. Wed., Thurs., Sat. & Sun.: 2pm. $15-$40. Held at Flat Rock Playhouse, 2661 Highway 225, Flat Rock


The world renowned Aluminum Tree & Aesthetically Challenged Seasonal Ornament Museum and Research Center (commonly known as ATOM) is on exhibit for the third time at the Transylvania Heritage Museum. Photo courtesy of the Transylvania Heritage Museum

Milarepa’s Songs: Teachings and Guided Meditation
225-6422, udharmanc.com
SUNDAYS (11/20) through (12/4), 10am-noon – “Milarepa’s Songs,” teachings, songs and guided meditation. $15-$30 per Sunday. Held at Urban Dharma, 29 Page Ave

Aluminum Christmas Tree Museum (ATOM)
884-2347, transylvaniaheritage.org
SA (11/12) through TH (12/22) – Aluminum Christmas Tree Museum, exhibition of vintage trees and ornaments. Free to attend. Held at Transylvania Heritage Museum, 189 W Main St., Brevard


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