Christmas boutique, holiday concert at Melrose Inn Dec. 12

Published 6:10 pm Thursday, December 9, 2010

The historic Melrose Inn in Tryon will be open to the public Sunday, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. offering cider, coffee, tea and treats while you shop the boutique or sit by the fire amidst holiday decorations, listening to harp music by Kaleo Wheeler.

The boutique will feature numerous artists whose original hats, jewelry, silk/velvet scarves, and recycled art pieces plus edibles will be for sale.

At 2 p.m., the shopping will close for an hour as Kaleo Wheeler steps into her role as a musical storyteller for a holiday concert.&bsp; Wheeler, who has just moved to Tryon, has been performing and sharing her stories through song, harp and traditional Hawaiian dance for more than 30 years.

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The Melrose Inn is located at 55 Melrose Avenue in Tryon. For more information or to reserve a seat for the concert, call 828-859-0234 or visit