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Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas of Light: A Live Smoky Mountain Holiday Experience

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SEVIERVILLE, TN – Visitors planning to experience activities in the Smoky Mountains during the holidays have something new to add to their list of things to do. Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas of Light show is a live music show featuring the beloved art of world-renowned artist, Thomas Kinkade. The show will begin its two-month, 80-show run on Sunday, November 1 at The Smoky Mountain Palace in Sevierville.

Presented by Provident Global Capital (PGC), SAK Brothers Productions and The Baker Family Foundation, in partnership with The Thomas Kinkade Company, Christmas of Light is this holiday season’s newest event. A Christmas spectacular that weaves together the masterpieces of Thomas Kinkade with new music by award winning composers along with Christmas classics, the music celebration will be the first show in three years to debut at the newly renovated and conveniently located Smoky Mountain Palace.

The show, which runs through Saturday, Jan. 2, claims to offer breathtaking, high-definition projection, special effects, and awe-inspiring music to bring Kinkade’s beautiful masterpieces to life - a show that will leave with a lasting memory: a message of hope, joy, faith, and family.

As guests enter the theatre, they will enjoy some of Kinkade’s original and most prolific pieces and an in-venue gallery will offer Kinkade’s unique art for purchase. For the true Kinkade art enthusiast, there will also be a limited number of VIP tickets available, giving each VIP ticket holder access to an exclusive gallery on-site with Kinkade memorabilia and unique pieces never before seen by the public.

The Christmas of Light executive creative team is made up of accomplished producers and composers including Gary Baker, Chris Thomason (in:ciite Media), Karl Horstmann (Triple Horse Entertainment), Jerry Williams, and Don Frantz (Town Square Productions), while the leading cast includes the fantastic talent of Rachel Robinson, Daniel Emmet, Chris Lockwood, and Kai Vilhelmsen.

Pre-sale tickets are on sale now and begin at $37.95 with special discounts and packages available. Additionally, an ultimate fan package, which includes an 18-song CD with music from the show along with a 60-page souvenir book featuring exclusive interviews from Pat Kinkade (Thomas’ brother), John Hastings (President, The Thomas Kinkade Company), and Chris Thomason (Executive Producer, Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas of Light) will be offered for a limited time to online ticket buyers. This discounted package is available through October 31 with the online purchase of a ticket to the show for only $29.99 (retail $49.99). Guests are asked to reserve their tickets early for these special shows by calling 1-800-926-6077 or visiting

Published October 7, 2015

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