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Classical and contemporary favorites provide a soothing respite from a day of exploration and adventure on the estate.

Featuring some of the area’s finest musicians, our live jazz evenings offer the perfect opportunity to cozy up with a cocktail and recount the highlights of your day at Biltmore.

Come to Village Social at Village Hotel for live music Thursday–Sunday evenings with a variety of talented, versatile musicians. Relax while enjoying a diverse mix of musical styles ranging from jazz to R&B, from blues to funky pop rock.

Tuesday, October 9 - Monday, December 31 — 1:30 p.m. Daily

A Gardener’s Place Seminars

Included in admission

Join Biltmore gardening experts in A Gardener’s Place Shop beneath the Conservatory for a complimentary demonstration, Nature-Inspired Holiday Tablescapes. Share the joy of the season while learning how to create a stunning tabletop piece from such natural elements as plants, pinecones, and twigs, festive holiday ornaments, and your very own imagination! 

Friday, November 2 - Saturday, January 5 — Fridays & Saturdays 3:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Christmas Carolers in Antler Hill Village

Included with estate admission, Biltmore Annual Pass, or overnight stay.

Enjoy traditional Christmas favorites sung by our roving bands of carolers. Performing 30-minute sets from various Antler Hill Village locations, these talented singers add to the festive holiday atmosphere of this charming part of the estate.

Saturday, December 15 - Monday, December 24 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cookie Decorating at Village Hotel

Village Hotel guests only

Capture the whimsy of holiday decorating at Village Hotel during this family-friendly event! Your own personal chef hat and apron add to the excitement of decorating assorted sugar cookies with icing and edible decorations. The hotel’s pastry team joins you to offer expert tips and take-home techniques, guaranteeing your creations will be a hit at your next work, neighborhood, or holiday cookie exchange. No reservations required.

 

December 15 and December 22, 23, & 24.

Sunday, December 23 - Monday, December 24

Ornament Decorating at The Inn

$45 per person plus tax. Includes supplies. Overnight Guests only.

Create a unique keepsake holiday ornament in this special workshop led by local Asheville artist Andrea Kulish. Participants learn to decorate eggs in the traditional Ukrainian Pysanky style to make beautiful pieces of art. Andrea’s handcrafted ornaments will be displayed during instruction and all supplies will be provided.

 

Reservations required; call 866-336-1245 to reserve your space. Event occurs at 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on the 23rd, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on the 24th.

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