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FEATURED EVENTS

Christmas Candlelight Tours 2019 at Culture & Heritage Museums - Historic Brattonsville

Historic interpreters will lead an evening of traditional Christmas festivities portraying how people in the Carolina Piedmont celebrated the holiday in the 18th and 19th centuries. Families are encouraged to attend.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/14/2019
3:00 pm—9:00 pm
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Location:

1444 Brattonsville Rd.
McConnells, SC, 29726
United States

Phone:

(803) 684-2327

Frostbite 5K - City of Kannapolis, NC

The FUN RUN is a one mile run starting at YMCA drive, running through Village Park onto Loop Rd and back. Children of all ages and parents with strollers are welcomed.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
10 AM – 1 PM
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Location:

Kannapolis YMCA, NC
101 YMCA Drive
Kannapolis, NC, 28081
United States

Phone:

704-920-4300

2019 Jingle Bell Run - Charlotte

Be part of the largest holiday-themed 5K race series anywhere - and join the movement to conquer arthritis! The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get out, get moving and raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. In communities nationwide, this annual event brings together people from all walks of life to shout “Yes, we will live life to its fullest while searching for a cure!” As a Champion of Yes, kick off your holidays by helping conquer arthritis once and for all!
Dates: 
12/14/2019
7:30 AM – 11 AM
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Location:

St. Matthew Catholic Church - Charlotte, NC
8015 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy
Charlotte, NC, 28277
United States

Phone:

980-729-5763

Christmas at the Library 2019 - Billy Graham Library

Christmas is a special time at the Billy Graham Library with plenty of family-friendly attractions to celebrate the birth of Christ.
Dates: 
12/06/2019
12/07/2019
12/09/2019
Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
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Organization:

Billy Graham Library

Location:

4330 Westmont Drive
Charlotte, NC, 28217
United States

Phone:

704-401-3200

2019 Jingle All the Way 5K Walk/Run - Town of Mint Hill, NC

Start your holidays on the right foot! Register today for the Mint Hill Police Department's 4th Annual Jingle All the Way 5K Walk/Run. Proceeds benefit the MHPD Volunteer and Explorers Program.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
9:00 AM
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Location:

Mint Hill Veterans Memorial Park, NC
8850 Fairview Rd
Mint Hill, NC, 28227
United States

Phone:

(704) 545-9726

MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS - Charlotte Symphony

Delight in the wonder of the holiday season at the annual Magic of Christmas! Families have been making this Charlotte Symphony celebration a part of their holiday traditions for over 20 years.
Dates: 
12/13/2019
12/14/2019
12/15/2019
varies
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Location:

Knight Theater - Charlotte, NC
430 S Tryon St
Charlotte, NC, 28202
United States

Phone:

704.972.2000

Charlotte New Year's Day 5K - Start2Finish Events - Charlotte

New Year’s Day 5K -- a first for Charlotte-- invites the community to get the new year started on the right foot with a fun, healthy activity for everyone! This new event features a 5K run and wellness walk along the LYNX Blue Line on N. Tryon Street in University City on January 1, 2020.
Dates: 
01/01/2020
10 AM – 1 PM
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Location:

8618 Monroe Rd
Charlotte, NC, 28212
United States

Phone:

901-274-2202

Holiday Story Time + Crafts at Archer Paper Goods

Archer Paper Goods and Small Hands Big Art are joining forces to host the premier children’s event at Archer Paper Goods’ new shop in Optimist Hall! It’s a perfect setting for your kids to get their holiday craft on with the coolest art supplies in town, in this magical new space! Ages 4+
Dates: 
12/08/2019
1:00pm
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Location:

Archer Paper Goods
1115 North Brevard St. #M201
Charlotte, NC, 28206
United States

Phone:

704-246-8271

A Golden Christmas 2019 at Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site

Take a candlelight tour during daylight hours at the Reed Gold Mine at “A Golden Christmas” celebration Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See how miners in the early 1800s would have celebrated the holidays and the Germanic origins of some holiday traditions that have lasted through today. The program will include demonstrations, locally produced crafts, refreshments from the Cabarrus County Extension and Community Association, and a hayride to Mansion Hill.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Location:

9621 Reed Mine Rd.
Midland, NC, 28107
United States

Phone:

(704) 721-4653

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory at Ovens Auditorium

Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now Charlotte's golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray.
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
11/13/2019
varies, see website
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Organization:

Ovens Auditorium

Location:

2700 E Independence Blvd
Charlotte, NC, 28205
United States

Phone:

800 854 2196