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Deck The Trees

December 2, 2021 - January 3, 2022


Deck The Trees presents: A Black Mountain Christmas, December 2, 2021 – January 3, 2022

Come experience the charm of Black Mountain and get in the Christmas spirit. You will discover 35 (and possibly more) beautifully decorated Christmas trees situated at the Monte Vista Hotel and in stores and businesses throughout Black Mountain and the Swannanoa Valley area. Each tree, uniquely decorated around the theme: A Black Mountain Christmas, will be created by businesses, organizations, or individuals to help raise funds for the Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry Fuel Fund.

Come join us! Share in the Christmas spirit and support your favorite tree by donating with cash, check, or on-line at


December 2
January 3, 2022


Monte Vista Hotel


Monte Vista Hotel
308 W. State Street
Black Mountain, 28711
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