Holiday dinner theater: The Carolina Style Chorus of Sweet Adelines International will present a holiday-themed dinner theater performance 7 p.m. Dec. 11 in the Hiddenite Center’s Educational Complex, 70 Hiddenite Church Road in Alexander County. Dinner will be served as a buffet.
The Carolina Style Chorus is a women’s chorus specializing in four-part, a cappella music in the barbershop style. The group is based in Hickory and performs a variety of musical styles including gospel, Broadway, Motown and standards.
Cost is $16 per person with dinner, performance and tax included. Reservations are required. For details or to make a reservation, call 828-632-6966.
Christmas open house: The Christmas at the Lucas Mansion Friends Open House will be held 6-8 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Hiddenite Center’s Lucas Mansion, 316 Hiddenite Church Road in Alexander County. The event includes guided tours of the center’s museum and holiday decorations, live music and heavy hors d’ oeuvres.
Admission to the Christmas at the Lucas Mansion Friends Open House, which includes a one-year Hiddenite Center membership, is $25 for an individual or $40 for a family. To prepay for membership and admission, call 828-632-6966. Guests may also pay at the door.
After the open house, the Hiddenite Center’s decorations and exhibits will be open to the public beginning Dec. 5.
The Lucas Mansion is open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. The Lucas Mansion will be closed for the holidays from Dec. 24 to 28 and Jan. 1.
The Hiddenite Center’s Lucas Mansion and Educational Complex are wheelchair accessible. For details, visit www.hiddenitecenter.com.
Compiled by Gina Smith