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Appalachian Christmas Dinner

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - December 11 @ 9:00 pm


An Appalachian Christmas

An “Appalachian Christmas” dinner at Rock Castle State Historic Site is hosted by HolidayFest. Space is limited to only 40 people per event!

Guests will feast on an authentic Appalachian dinner complete with moonshine, wine, and stack cake. Storytelling and music will be provided by Sparky and Rhonda Rucker!

Three nights to choose from: December 9th, 10th, and 11th. Dinner begins at 6PM each evening.

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Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

About: Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

SPARKY AND RHONDA RUCKER perform throughout the U.S. as well as overseas, singing songs and telling stories from the American folk tradition. They are internationally recognized as leading musicians, authors, and storytellers. They accompany themselves with fingerstyle picking and bottleneck blues guitar, blues harmonica, old-time banjo, piano, spoons, and bones.

Over fifty years of performing, Sparky and Rhonda have performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival as well as NPR’s On Point , Prairie Home Companion , Mountain Stage , and Morning Edition . Their recording, Treasures & Tears , was nominated for a W.C. Handy Award, and their music is also included on the Grammy-nominated anthology, Singing Through the Hard Times.



Rock Castle State Historic Site is a 501 (c)(3). Ticket sales go toward the ongoing efforts to preserve the historic site, create the public programming that is essential to their mission as a cultural community center, and as a major educational tool in the city, county, and state, and as a major attraction to visitors from around the nation and the world.


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Rock Castle State Historic Site
139 Rock Castle Lane
Hendersonville, TN 37075 United States
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(615) 824-0502