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McGill Looks Forward to Celebrating Upcoming Holiday Events

How the Most Wonderful Time of Year Brings Communities Together

The holiday season is upon us, and municipalities across the Southeast are gearing up to celebrate. Here at McGill, we have worked all year long to ensure the communities we serve are safe and flourishing, and we look forward to celebrating those successes and enjoying the upcoming events alongside our local clients.


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McGill’s foundation is built on creating comprehensive solutions in a personal way, and even when we are providing engineering, land planning and recreation, and big-picture consulting services on major projects, we are also thinking about how we can best help our clients enjoy the little things that make being a part of a community worthwhile.

This time of year is ideal for gathering with our families, neighbors, and friends to reflect on the past months and look with optimism to the future. Whether you’re attending a holiday craft fair, Nutcracker performance, or a festive light show, these events remind us why being together is crucial to our success, overall health, and happiness.


McGill has eight offices that span North Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee, and we take great pride in not only being available to meet the needs of the communities we work with but also enjoy them as our homes as well. Raleigh, North Carolina will have a Magic of Lights drive through experience at Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek from November 19th through January 2nd.

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The Biltmore Estate – Asheville, NC

Asheville, North Carolina has many upcoming holiday events, including the Mingle & Jingle Holiday Craft Market at the Grey Eagle on December 18th, and Christmas at the Biltmore from now until January 9th.

Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia illuminates their theme park with Christmas lights through January 5th, and Knoxville, Tennessee is showing A Christmas Carol at the Clarence Brown Theatre until December 18th.


If going to see the Nutcracker is on your list of things to do this holiday season, Gastonia, North Carolina is hosting the show at Gaston Dance Theatre on December 1st.

The Town of Blowing Rock, North Carolina has their annual Christmas in the Park and Lighting of the Town coming up on November 26th from 3 – 8 pm. This event is free for all who wish to attend and includes hot chocolate, caroling, and visits with Santa.

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Bryson City, NC

Bryson City, North Carolina if offering their annual Polar Express train ride to passengers of all ages through December 31st. During the excursion, all are invited to sing Christmas carols and are provided with snacks and drinks.


However you choose to celebrate this holiday season, McGill is honored to be a part of making that experience possible through the work that we have done in bettering the overall function and wellbeing of the communities we serve.


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