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Deck the Trees

December 1, 2023 - January 2, 2024


Deck the Trees opens for the 13th year in just a few weeks!

This event is a fundraiser for the Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry Fuel Fund. Visit the Monte Vista Hotel to view 22 trees and area businesses to enjoy 19 more decorated in the theme of Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.

Voting begins Friday, December 1 and ends Tuesday, January 2. Votes may be cast by placing cash/checks in the box that corresponds with your favorite tree or online by using the posted QR code. All funds go directly to the Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry Fuel Fund to help keep our neighbors warm.
Come join us and share in the spirit of Christmas!


December 1
January 2, 2024


Monte Vista Hotel


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