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Arts & Entertainment

This year has been full of memorable events and enrichment at the historic T. M. Rickman Store, and Friday, Dec. 9, will be one you won’t want to miss. Doors open at 10 a.m. for a day of artistic festivity with crafters and artisans who will display their work, including exhibits of the art work of artist in residence, Kathrine Cays, and photographer, Ralph Preston. At 3 p.m., the Nikwasi Dulcimer Players, led by Sally DeLawter, will delight everyone with Christmas tunes. Guests can purchase unique holiday gifts for all ages, and fresh-cut Christmas trees and hand-made wreaths will be available for a donation to the store.

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The Western Carolina University School of Music will present the Christmas portion of George Frideric Handel’s oratorio “Messiah” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.

The performance will feature the WCU Concert Choir and University Chorus, directed by Michael Lancaster, in collaboration with the Western Carolina Community Chorus, directed by Robert Holquist, and the Western Carolina Civic Orchestra, directed by William Henigbaum.

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Holiday events happening at the Folk School in December:

— Smoky Mountain Melodies Concert, Thursday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m., Keith House Community Room. Smoky Mountain Melodies' program of favorite Christmas songs and carols will take you back to joyous holidays you remember. This local ladies' barbershop chorus sings four part harmony with style, joy and humor that is sure to entertain.

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There is much to see and do at The Bascom in December. The Bascom’s “Hot Chocolate Events” will warm your heart. On Saturdy, Dec. 10 and 17, from 3-5 p.m., visitors can come out and view the exhibitions, enjoy free hot chocolate or coffee, holiday storytelling and music from Sarah Harkins and Bryan Heller.

With 29 participating local non-profits, The Bascom’s Giving Trees exhibition will amaze visitors with a stunning showcase of festive holiday trees. Best of all, donations made for the Giving Trees, at The Bascom through Jan. 3, will benefit the participating non-profit organizations.

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