The Cove celebrates the true meaning of Christmas with Christmas with holiday concert, events

Press release from the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove:

The Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove celebrates Christmas – the birth of Jesus Christ – through seasonal music by inspiring Christian artists, festive holiday decorations and a beautiful display of the nativity. The Cove is celebrating the 15th annual Christmas at The Cove with a packed schedule of 11 holiday concerts and events from Dec. 5 – Dec. 17, several of which have already sold out. A few tickets remain for select events.

“Christmas is a special time of year. It’s a time to celebrate the greatest gift ever given – the gift of God’s Son,” said Will Graham, vice president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and executive director of The Cove. “This holiday season, we’re helping our guests escape from the busyness of their lives and focus on the true meaning of Christmas.”

Limited tickets remain for multiple Christmas concerts with contemporary artists: Michael O’Brien on Dec. 5; Mark Shultz on Dec. 16; and Marty Goetz on Dec. 17. Concerts include a delicious chef-prepared meal in the dining room, and overnight lodging options are available.

Throughout the month, there will be several SeniorSalt Impact Carol Sings, designed specifically for seniors and consisting of a time of singing traditional Christmas carols, hearing an inspiring devotional message and enjoying a wonderful chef-prepared meal. Limited tickets are available for Carol Sings on Dec. 9, 16 & 17.

The complete concert schedule is available at Call (828) 771-4800 for the latest information on availability and pricing for all Christmas at The Cove events.

Guests are welcome to visit the Chatlos Memorial Chapel, which is open daily Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove and Chatlos Memorial Chapel will be closed for the holidays on Dec. 23, 24, 25, 26 and 31.

About The Cove:
Nestled in the scenic mountains of Asheville, N.C., the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove offers guests a unique and serene experience for purposeful growth through Bible training; in-depth seminars; personal spiritual retreats; concerts; programs for seniors, women and church or ministry leaders; and many other inspirational events throughout the year. The Cove also serves as a conference and retreat center for Christian churches and non-profit ministries. Facilities can accommodate small groups, such as board meetings and church staff retreats, as well as large groups up to 450 guests. For more information, call (828) 771-4800 or visit You can also connect with The Cove on these social media sites (@thecovenc): Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube.

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