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2012-11-02 07:25:04

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Known as one of the Southeast's most beloved and storied holiday travel destinations, Christmas at Biltmore is set to begin on November 3, 2012 and will run through January 1, 2013. Candlelight Christmas Evenings, offering evening candlelight tours of Biltmore House, take place November 9 through December 31. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121102/CL05002) This year's Christmas displays throughout Biltmore House, the gardens and...

2012-04-06 10:20:34

ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Biltmore welcomes springtime April 7 as the 27th Annual Festival of Flowers kicks off. Running through May 20, the festival celebrates the beauty of George Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre property and its original landscape design by Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture. Biltmore's gardens, Olmsted's final and most grand project, are in their 122nd year, and continue to mature and become more beautiful as time passes. The...

2012-03-07 13:12:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A visit to America's largest home often spurs this question among guests: "What was it like to be a Vanderbilt and live such an extraordinary life?" After years of research, Biltmore answers the question with a new exhibition beginning April 7, "The Vanderbilts at Home and Abroad." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120307/CL66202 ) The exhibition provides a fascinating look at the lives of George, Edith and Cornelia Vanderbilt. Rare...

2011-07-05 13:21:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lovers of art, history and gardens will encounter a feast for the senses during the Tiffany at Biltmore exhibition, now open at Biltmore, George Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre mountain estate. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/50782-tiffany-at-biltmore (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110705/MM29817 ) The exhibition of stained-glass lamps created by Louis Comfort Tiffany...

2011-06-10 12:01:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When the Tiffany at Biltmore exhibition opens this summer at Biltmore -- George Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre estate -- lovers of art, antiques and gardens will encounter a feast for the senses. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110610/CL17928 ) The exhibition of 45 stained-glass lamps and eight photomurals will fill the Biltmore Legacy exhibition hall in the estate's Antler Hill Village. In addition to viewing the renowned lamps, guests...

2010-12-02 16:14:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Memories created by holiday traditions and celebrations last a lifetime. These are the kinds of memories that become family tales you'll want to hear time and time again. Each year, Biltmore's Christmas celebration is held at a unique historic destination where families and friends can truly step back in time and become immersed in tradition. The 8,000-acre estate offers magical experiences and activities for all ages, ranging from a...

2010-03-10 10:30:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Gorgeous blooms are in full glory as thousands of tulips welcome springtime during Biltmore's 25th annual Festival of Flowers, April 3 - May 16, 2010. The estate-wide event celebrates the beauty of George Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre property and its original design by Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture. Biltmore's gardens, Olmsted's final and most grand project, are in their 120th year, and are becoming more beautiful...