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Turkey day is here! Time to gather with your friends and family and do your best, not to eat everything, everywhere, all the time. But maybe there is a little wiggle room in splurging or maybe having that extra seasonal cocktail or Hot Toddy. Just be safe out there.

❀️ Katrina Morgan, Editor

In This Issue

A dazzling display of lights can be seen as you walk though this winter wonderland. Photo courtesy of NC Arboretum.

Local Business Briefs

TOY RUN in Henderson County

  • On November 19, the Henderson County TOY RUN was held, during which a large group of bicyclists cycled across the city distributing toys to foster homes and other organizations. Their 25th anniversary was this past year.
  • Since 1993, children all throughout the world have received shoebox presents from Operation Christmas Child that were loaded with fun toys, hygiene products, and school necessities. A shoebox may be packed by anyone! Operation Christmas Child anticipates reaching 200 million shoeboxes since the Christian mission began in 2022, which is enough to reach an additional 11 million children.
  • On Saturday, vendors at the Hendersonville Farmers Market had provide farm-fresh goods to help you prepare a Thanksgiving feast for your family using local ingredients. Along Maple Street, more than 30 vendors had sold artisanal goods manufactured in the area as well as seasonal produce. The Mills River Farm Market also guaranteed a ton of festive treats.
  • For decades, summer campers of all ages have flocked to Henderson County, making this region’s residential summer camp sector a significant contributor to the local economy. In addition to Buncombe, Jackson, and Transylvania Counties, Henderson County is a part of a four-county region recognized as the “Camping Capital of the USA” for its more than 50 summer camps. In Henderson County, there are over a dozen of these camps, some of which have been running continuously since the 1920s.

Local Job Postings

Keep looking for a job that will fit you!

  • Production Technician at Baxter Horse Shoe, NC – Operate, monitor and make adjustments as necessary on manual and automated equipment. Set-up load and replenish production supplies, perform minor routine and maintenance πŸ”Œ
  • Delivery Driver at Summit Logistics LLC – will be lifting up to 50 pounds, fast movement getting in and out of van, valid drivers license 🚐
  • Warehouse Packer at LeMans Corporation in Flat Rock, NC πŸ“¦
  • Mountain Home Care is hiring CNA’s in Brevard, NC πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€βš•οΈ
  • Givens Communities is urgently hiring CNA’s and LPN in Asheville, NC πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€βš•οΈ


Dickens at the Biltmore Village!

  • Holiday Youth Concert December 3rd – Making your Holiday Merry & Bright, HO! HO! HO! 🎢
  • Nightly Drive Through Light Show through January 1st at the Tryon ResortΒ  πŸŽ„
  • Join Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre for their Winter Gala Fundraiser on December 4th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Downtown Hendersonville Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 25th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm πŸŽ„
  • 30th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition at the Omni Grove Inn Park from 10:00am to 9:00pm on November 28th β›ͺ️
  • Brevard Music center will be hosting the Kruger Brothers from 7:30pm to 9:30pm Tuesday November 29th 🎻
  • Winter Magic at the Asheville Art Gallery December 1st from 5:00pm to 8:00pm πŸ–Ό
  • Winter Axe Throwing at the Blue Ghost Brewing Company Thursday December 1st at 5:30pm πŸͺ“
  • December 2nd and 3rd enjoy the Dickens Festival at the Biltmore Village

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