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The 2016 Festival of Trees

We raised over $27,000!!!

 


2016 Sponsors


Festival Partners:

  • Chetola Resort
  • Watauga County Christmas Tree Association

And a HUGE thank you to Northwestern Dance Studio for assisting with the Sugar Plum Fairy costume. 

Our Festival Star Sponsor: 

  • Anonymous/Friend of WYN

Our Garland Sponsors: 

  • VPC Builders
  • Phi Gamma Delta

Our Sleigh Bells Sponsors: 

  • Deal, Moseley & Smith LLP
  • Echota

Our Holly Sponsors: 

  • Boone Drug
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Club
  • Courtyard Marriott
  • Elk Ridge Farm
  • Farm Bureau
  • Gamekeeper
  • Holton Properties
  • Patrick & Margaret McCoy
  • WJ Office City

2016 Tree Designers


  • A-1 Vacuums
  • Appalachian Ski Mountain
  • ASU leadership students
  • BB&T
  • Beth Holcomb & Mandy Robertson
  • Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce
  • Blowing Rock Woodworks
  • Boone Independent Restaurant Association
  • Brass Exchange
  • Center 45 & Hatchet Coffee
  • Cheap Joe's Art Stuff
  • Chetola Resort
  • Compassionate Care
  • Corrinne Loucks / Keller Williams High Country Realty / Center Staged Homes
  • Craig Carlson, Blowing Rock Investment Properties
  • Footsloggers of Blowing Rock
  • Friends of University Housing
  • Gamekeeper Restaurant
  • Gamma Beta Phi
  • High Country Grizzlies
  • Jessica Lorello
  • Jenny Koehn & Jim Street
  • The Last Straw
  • Log House Florist
  • Lyndy VanHoutan
  • Margaret McCoy
  • Mark Crowell
  • Mast General Store
  • Matt and Lauren Harris
  • Michael's
  • Misfit Toys
  • Monkee's of Blowing Rock
  • Mustard Seed Market
  • Panoramic Hospitality
  • Regeneration Church
  • Reid's Cafe and Catering
  • Sarah B. Long Real Estate- Keller Williams
  • Sonny Sweet Scholarship
  • Tyler Young
  • White Fence Farm Rentals
  • Women's Fund of the Blue Ridge
  • Zaxby's of Boone

2016 Event Schedule


Festival "First Look" Reception

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 5:00-6:30PM 

Kick off the Festival with merriment at our VIP Festival "First Look!" Appetizers and complimentary beverage provided by Chetola, followed by cash bar. This is a ticketed event.  

Young Professionals Holiday Social

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 6:00-9:00PM

Join the "40 & under" professional crowd of the High Country. Appetizers will be provided and cash bar will be available.

Festival Breakfast

SATURDAY, 7:30-10:30AM, FESTIVAL WILL BE OPEN AT 10AM.

Enjoy the best breakfast in town for young & old at the outstanding Timberlake's Restaurant. Complimentary hot chocolate.

Sugar Plum Fairy Visit

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2:00-4:00PM

Bring the little ones for hugs, a sweet treat, and a photo opportunity with the Sugar Plum Fairy. Free candy canes! 

Carolina Snowbelles

FRIDAY, 8PM & 8:30PM IN TIMBERLAKE’S LOBBY

This local precision dance ensemble, directed by former Radio City Rockette Cheryl Cutlip, returns to Chetola with two four-minute routines set to a festive seasonal tune. Free, standing room only.

Kids' Dinner Special

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 5:00PM-9:00PM

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 5:00PM-8:00PM

Both Friday & Saturday evenings. Kids 10 and under enjoy a free entree (one child per adult meal) and enjoy the Festival of Lights & the Festival of Trees!  

Festival of Lights - Nightly, Nov 25-Jan 29

Enjoy the fantastic Festival of Lights, nightly at sunset on the grounds of Chetola, along with the indoor Festival of Trees (Hosted Dec 1-4). Two Festivals in one great space for a limited time!