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32nd Annual Candlelight Evenings at Biltmore

I think anyone who visits Asheville should have a season pass to the Biltmore. If you don’t and only go once, the Candlelight Evenings are from 

The candlelight evening includes:


  • Reserved evening visit to Biltmore House
  • Evening estate access to Antler Hill Village & Winery, estate shops, and restaurants
  • Daytime estate access to Biltmore Gardens, Antler Hill Village & Winery, Farm, estate shops, and restaurants on the same day as your evening visit or the next day
  • Admission to our exhibition, The Vanderbilts at Home and Abroad
  • Complimentary wine tasting and guided Winery tour

Jeff Alt is visiting malaprops

One of our favorite Asheville visitors and also one of the country’s premier hiking, outdoor writers around will be speaking this weekend at Malaprops. We would Highly recommend checking him out this weekend!

A Walk for Sunshine is a must read for a great cause.

More Information: Jeff Alt is a longtime fan of Asheville and we are glad to see him back visiting and Promoting his new book at our favorite bookstore.


Holiday Package Offered to Enhance Your stay With Shopping and Play Through January 3, 2015

abba holiday

Think of this as a PLAY, SHOP and STAY HOLIDAY PACKAGE offered by Applewood Manor Inn B&B. This offer can be added to your stay for only $15 per room. A two night minimum lodging is required. The passes are non-transferable, only good during the guest’s stay and one pass per each room occupant. Offer ends Saturday, January 3, 2015. In addition guests receive a package of Applewood’s favorite homemade holiday cookies along with the recipe!

This package can be added to your stay after arriving at Applewood Manor Inn B&B or call 828-254-2244 for us to help you, answer any questions or add it to your already confirmed stay.

The following shops participating:

Ad Lib- 25% discount on any one full price item
Artetude Gallery -5% discount
Asheville’s Salt Cave-10% off salt products only
Bellagio Everyday-15% off on purchases over $125
C & CO.- 10% discount
Chocolate Gems-free truffle with purchase of drink
French Broad Chocolate Lounge-one free artisan truffle
Gray Line Historic Trolley Tours-$5 off adult ticket (must be purchased at the Visitor’s Center)
Malaprop’s-10% off purchases of $50 or more
Mountain Made-15% discount
Purl’s Yarn Emporium-10% discount
Secret Spa at the Belvedere-20% discount on hour long facial, massage or pedicure
Sensibilities Day Spa-15% off retail (Eminence Skin Care and Steph O jewelry excluded)
Still Point Wellness-10% off any services
The Cheese Store at the Wine House-20% off any Cheese Store items (excluding menu)
Van Dyke Jewelry and Fine Craft-5% discount
Wake: The Foot Sanctuary & Shop-$30 Winter Escape soak for $20
Bellagio Art To Wear-15% off on purchases over $125
Just Ducky-10% off on full price item (cannot be combined with other offers)
New Morning Gallery-15% off on all Christmas decorations
Origami Ink-10% off any one item
Southern Highland Craft Gallery-15% off on one item (consignment excluded)
The Compleat Naturalist-10% discount

Grovewood Gallery-10% off one item or all jewelry and pottery
Metro Wines-10% off any wine purchase
Rose’s Garden Shop-10% discount

Dynamite Coffee-15% off beverage purchase
Mangum Pottery-10% off purchase in store