Christmas in Black Mountain Trip

Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 18-20

Join the Adult Ministry for this 3-day trip to the North Carolina mountains that will get you in the Christmas spirit! Highlights of the trip include:

  • Christmas at Biltmore. The Biltmore mansion is the largest private home in America, built by George Vanderbilt between 1889-1895. It sits on an 8,000-acre estate in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, NC. See Christmas on a grande scale with more than 55 trees scattered throughout the 178,925 sq. ft. home decorated with miles of ribbon, garlands and lights.
  • Downton Abbey: The Exhibition. Connect with the characters, fashions and historic events depicted in the global hit television show and feature film. You’ll explore some of the sets, such as Mrs. Patmore’s kitchen and the servant’s quarters,and view a stunning display of more than 50 costumes from the series. A must-see immersive event!
  • The Cove, Billy Graham’s Conference Center chapel and museum, and his home in Montreat, NC. Evangelist Billy Graham grew up on a farm close to Charlotte; however, he moved to Montreat after marrying Ruth Bell in 1943. They raised their 5 children in this mountain village.
  • Grove Park Inn’s National Gingerbread House Competition. See confectionary unbelievable creations from all over the U.S. Approximately 200 gingerbread houses will be on display throughout the halls of the beautiful Grove Park Inn.We will dine at the Blue Ridge, a farm-to-table artisanal buffet at the Grove Park Inn overlooking the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. The Art of Breakfast served each morning will redefine all that you imagined breakfast could be. Two massive rooms are filled with amazing breakfast options, including a yogurt bar, doughnut buffet and great gluten free options.  We have to pay with 1 check, so please bring $35 cash for this unforgettable meal experience.
  • Shopping in Black Mountain. We’ll stay at the Hampton Inn in Black Mountain, within walking distance of the adorable little town full of cute shops, antiques, and eateries.

$200: Double room

$330: single room

Cost includes the hotel stay and tickets to events.

Questions about this trip of Alpharetta Methodist’s Adult Ministry? Contact Tammy Allison (678-867-7514).