Christmas in August in Banner Elk is set for Labor Day Weekend August 30 and 31.

All weekend long, the Corner on Main Clock Tower will be playing Christmas Music and Christmas trees will be decorated throughout downtown.

Christmas Eve Dinner, featuring roasted turkey and all the holiday trimmings, will be offered at Chef's Table on Friday evening, August 30th.

Then on Saturday, August 31st, shop for Christmas gifts at the Art on the Greene Festival at the Historic Banner Elk School from 10 am- 5pm, and The Carolina Snowbelles! precision dance troupe, based in the High Country, will perform at Lees-McRae College’s Hayes Auditorium at 7:00 pm.

LMC Summer Theatre’s Dr. Janet Barton Spear will also present the first act of summer performances and there will be a special visit from a surprise Santa Claus!

Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children for the evening’s show.

You can get tickets and additional information online at