December is just around the corner and we’ve got quite an extensive list for getting into the holiday spirit.
Now showing at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center: The UNC Clef Hangers in Concert, Richard Marx, Keb Mo, Rockin’ in a winter wonderland, The Birth, Charlotte Symphony: Messiah, This is the 60’s, Cirque Dreams Holidaze, The Temptations and the Four Tops, NC Dance: The Nutcracker
Step back in time with Christmas in Mecklenburg County with the Polks
Clara’s Trip: A Nutcracker Story
For the kids: Join the Elf Academy at Carolina Place Mall, Saturday Art Sessions: Mexican Tin Art Ornaments, Singing Christmas Tree for Kids, Cross Cross Mangosauce: Bilingual Storytime, Icelebra! A Bilingual Holiday concert for children, Free family Christmas movies at the Neighborhood Theatre, Children’s Theatre of Charlotte’s Santa’s Bag, Build a gingerbread house at Lowes, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, The Littlest Angel, Jami Masters School of Dance Enchantment Camp, “The Polar Express” at Discovery Place’s IMAX, Photos with Santa,The Leonard Bearstein Symphony, First Night Charlotte, Breakfast with Santa (and Ace&TJ) at the Palm, Breakfast with Santa at Bravo
Kwanzaa Programs at the public library
Hanukkah Celebrations at South Park Mall
Movies opening Christmas Day: Les Miserables, Django Unchained, Parental Guidance
All movies at Cinebarre (where you can dine while watching a great flick) are $5 every Tuesday.
Events outside Charlotte
Arts at the Abbey: Annual Holiday Concert Belmont Abbey, NC
Polar Express Bryson City, NC
Christmas at Biltmore Asheville, NC
National Gingerbread House Competition and Display Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC
Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, Columbia, SC
Cookies and Cocoa with Santa Spencer, NC
Santa on the Chimney Chimney Rock, NC
Salem Christmas Winston-Salem, NC
Tanglewood Festival of Lights Clemmons, NC
Scandinavian Christmas Fair Raleigh, NC
More December fun:
Carolina Chocolate Drops, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, I Fight Dragons, David and Jessica Lea Mayfield, Steep Canyon Rangers, Dan Bern, Wanda Jackson,Acoustic Syndicate, Rebirth Brass Band,Keller Williams/That 1 Guy, Drivin’ n’ Cryin’/The Blue Dogs , Willie Nelson, Maybach Music Group, Sum 41, Metalocalypse, Trey Songz, 2 Chainz, 95.1 Kissmas with PSY
Glogg and meatballs buffet at IKEA
The Charlotte School of Law Library wishes you and yours a happy and safe holiday season!