December Weekend Events: Jingle All The Weekend! 12/18-20

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kids at christmasIt’s beginning to look a lot like…Children playing in the snow, lights are all aglow, the cold crisp air, decorations and stockings hung by theoutdoor christmas and snow chimney with care, jingle bells are ringing, Christmas carolers are singing, are you on Santa’s naughty or nice list, twas the night before…..Yes, it’s Christmas time!!! Yeah!  Here are a couple of  happenings around town to keep up the momentum of the Christmas Holiday Season. So Jingle All The Way through out the Weekend!   

Christmas in Blowing Rock play Ensemble Stage presents, “Christmas in Blowing Rock” on Friday Dec. 18 at 7 pm and Saturday Dec. 19 at 2 and 7 pm held at the Blowing Rock Elementary School auditorium . Hosted by Melvin Tunstall III, “Christmas in Blowing Rock” outdoor christmas tree 2has a 6 – person adult chorus, a 7 – person kids’ chorus and featured musical guests, Diana and Sarvis Ridge. The presentation follows in the footsteps of variety-themed shows of bygone Christmas’s such as Andy Williams and Bing Crosby. Blowing Rock Visitors Center, Gems by Gemini and Black Dog Coffee have tickets available…Adults – $10, Kids 12 and under – $8. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 828-406-2884 or online at www.ensemblestage.com.  

Beech mtn. logoHoliday Events in Beech Mountain start on Saturday, Dec. 19th and continue all week through Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24th. Saturday’s events start with children visiting Santa at the GazeboBeechXmas1_cmyk at Fred’s General Mercantile from 4 – 5 pm, so make sure to bring your camera for photo opportunities. Then, children can help decorate the Charlie Brown-esque Christmas tree from 5 – 6 pm at the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce office while enjoying Cookies and Hot Cocoa. The event will end with the Lighting of the Tree.
Monday’s events, Dec. 21st,
begin the day having Breakfast with Mrs. Claus and kidsMrs. Claus at the Buckeye Recreation Center from 8:30 – 10 am. Enjoy a free breakfast before Mrs. Claus reads Christmas stories by the fire.
The Recreation Center will also host a Yule Log Bonfire on Tuesday, Dec. 22nd, at 7 pm with a Guitarist performing Christmas songs. Call the recreation center in the event of inclement weather.
Christmas Eve Outdoor Service will be held on Thursday, Dec. 24th, at 4 pm by the Ice Skating Rink at Ski Beech. For more information about any of these events, call the chamber at 828-387-9283 or the recreation center at 828-387-3003.

Hopefully things are beginning to quiet down and you are able to go out and enjoy these activities that will definitely make memories for you and your family!  

Also, make sure to check out Keri’s and her husband’s new website,outdoor christmas decor www.timespasttoys.com for their Wooden Toy and Home Decor business, Heavenly Creations Decor, currently under construction, so please pardon their cyber dust. Even so, this will give you a look at what products they have to offer and who they are. Keri and her husband look forward to hearing from you and you are more than welcome to give  helpful hints as to making the website better and more user friendly. They  will soon be including links for area businesses selling Times Past Toys and Heavenly Creations Decor products and such.

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About Keri


Along with writing for High Country Parent, Keri is owner of Times Past Toys, a wooden toy business, and also works as a Counselor/Life Coach for Healing Waters Ministries and Motivational Speaker around the area. Keri also loves to sing and sings regularly at church and in a singing group. Contact Keri for more information on Counseling, Speaking at your event, or Singing at 828-719-6615 or terrykerihamrick@bellsouth.net. Make sure to become a FAN on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TimesPastToys and Follow on Twitter at @TimesPastToys.


Comments

  1. Lots of good stuff going on! We need to ad the HUGE Snow to weekend events too! Hahaha!

  2. I just found out about this event at KidsSpace:

    “Hi Everyone!

    We’re planning a holiday party Sat. Dec. 19th, 1-4 pm! We are hoping to make it a multi-cultural event – I’d love for folks from different countries, cultures & religions to share their holiday stories & display their special decorations! Please let me know if you have anything to share or know anybody who would like to contribute!

    We can make crafts, play games,, have snacks…we also welcome donations of craft materials (pretty papers. etc.) & healthy canned goods. We will be open our regular hours 10am-5pm

    http://kidsspaceboonenc.com 828.719.9000

    Hope to see you there, but if not, we wish you a very happy holiday season!”