Weekends 11th - 20th Hart Theater presents "Ah Wilderness". In Waynesville at the Performing Arts Center, Shelton House. Call: 456-6322 for ticket information.
4th "Art After Dark"- More than a dozen galleries and studios remain open till 9pm offering demonstrations, special showings, refreshments and music. Waynesville's Main Street Historic Frog Level section. FREE 6-9pm, 456-3517
4th - 6th "Cruise the Smokies" Fall Rod Run at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds. Friday & Sat.9am - 5pm, Sunday 9 - noon. Over 800 classic & custom built automobiles pre 1972 era. Call 828-497-8122 for more information.
4th - Jan 1st "Christmas at Biltmore" This tradition was started in 1895 and is continued still. Enjoy America's largest home decorated with dozens of trees, hundreds of wreaths, bows and poinsettia's. 9AM - 5PM 800-411-3812
5th The Annual Season Pass Holder Bash! Come out and get to know other season pass holders, great food & drink and get your season picture made all at the same time. Cataloochee Ski Area, Maggie Valley. Call 800-768-0285 for more information. 11am - 5pm
5th Haywood Fairgrounds monthly Flea Market. Call 828 456-3575 formore information.
5th - 7th 65th Annual Asheville Antiques Fair at Exposition Center Crowne Plaza Resort. This is a 3 day event with 40 antique dealers from across the country participating. 10AM - 5PM $10 admission.
5th Ronnie Milsap will be performing at Harrah's Cherokee Event Center 7:30PM show. Call 800 - 748-3000 for ticket information.
11th -Dec. 31st Candlelight Christmas Evenings at the Biltmore House. Firelightand candlelight fill the house with a warm glow. Enjoy roving carolers,choirs singing European carols, ballet dancers twirling in the Winter garden. Reservations required. 800-411-3812
15th Mannheim Steamroller: "Christmas" at Thomas Wolf Auditorium Asheville. This beautiful music will get you in the mood for the holiday season. 7:30PM show. Call 800-745-3000 to get your tickets.
16th - 01/1 National Gingerbread House Display at the Grove Park Inn. Contestants from across the country will bring architectural masterpieces to the Grove Park Inn, Asheville. Call 800-438-0050 for more information.
18th-Dec. 23rd Get ready for the holidays by visiting "Choose & Cut Trees" at Boyd Mountain Tree Farm. Open daily 9am - 5pm Located at 143 Boyd Farm Road, Waynesville. Take Hwy 276 to Hemphill Road, Cross bridge & immediately turn left onto Boyd Farm Road follow to Log Cabins.(828) 506-3513
19th Cherokee Choices 5K Walk/Run. Route begins at the Cherokee Welcome Center 441N and turns right on Acqouni Road back to Welcome Center. Pre register at 828-497-1976.
19th "Air Supply" will be performing at Harrah's Cherokee Event Center 7:30PM show. Call 800 - 748-3000 for ticket information.
20th Sunday Concert Series is a free event, the third Sunday of the month at the Waynesville Public Library auditorium. 3 PM "Pisgah Jazz Ensemble" will be performing. Free Event. Call 452-0593 for more information.
20th "Holiday Open House". A Holiday Tradition on Main Street. Enjoy the sights, scents & sounds as the holiday season begins in festively decorated shops & galleries. Noon-9 pm 828-456-3517
23rd - 27th Disney on Ice "100 years of Magic" at the Asheville Civic Center. Your favorite Disney characters and stories brought to life with artistry of ice skating to create an unforgettable family experience. Call 800-745-3000 for ticket information.
25th - Dec. 23rd The Polar Express comes to life on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Bryson City. Call 800-872-4681 for reservations
Restaurants that will be open Thanksgiving Day!
PLEASE Call "UNDERLINED" restaurants for reservations!
The Maggie Valley Club 828-926-1616
Old Stone Inn (Waynesville) 828-456-3333
Moonshine Grill (Maggie) 828-926-7440
J. Arthur's Restaurant (Maggie) 828-926-1817
Lambuth Inn (Lake Junaluska) 828-452-2881
Terrace Hotel (Lake Junaluska) 828-452-2881
Tiki House Seafood & Oyster Bar (Maggie Valley) 828-944-0445
Charlie's (Waynesville) 828-926-0999
Shoney's Restaurant (Lake Junaluska) 828-452-5171
Country Vittles (Maggie) 828-926-1820
Sagebrush Restaurant (Waynesville) 828-452-5822
Cataloochee Ranch (Maggie) 828-926-1401
Salty Dog's Seafood & Grill (Maggie) 828-926-9105
Hurley's (Maggie) 828-926-1566
Rider's Roost (Maggie) 828-926- 1730
Grandview Lodge (Waynesville) 828-456-5212
Herren House (Waynesville) 828-452-7837
The Tap Room (Waynesville) 828-456-3551
Chefs Table (Waynesville) 828-452-6210
Guayabito's Mexican Restaurant (Maggie) 828-926-7777
Harrah's Casino (Cherokee) 828-497-7777
Balsam Mountain Inn (Balsam) 828-456-9498
Nutmeg Bakery CafÃ© (Maggie Valley) 828-734-8182