Food Truck Friday South End

Sycamore Brewing

November 24, 2017 - February 2, 2018 @ 5:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Friday.

This family-friendly event features craft brews, wine, cider, live music and the best food trucks in Charlotte. Bring the whole family, including your dogs. Along with seating in the beer garden and taproom, patrons are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. 

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November 24, 2017 - December 10, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.

Carowinds will be magically transformed into a winter wonderland full of enchantment and holiday cheer. Become immersed in the season’s spirit with spectacular holiday lights and décor,  live entertainment, treats and fanciful experiences throughout the park.

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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical

Children's Theatre of Charlotte, McColl Family Theatre

November 24, 2017 - December 23, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.

When the worst kids in the history of the world find out there are free snacks at Sunday School, they take it upon themselves to audition for the annual Christmas pageant. Will a group of kids who have never even heard the story of Christmas ruin the show, and will any other kids bother to show up at the performance? This musical, based on the book by Barbara Robinson, makes its world premiere...

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The Polar Express Train Ride

North Carolina Transportation Museum

November 24, 2017 - December 22, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.

Take the train to the North Pole to meet Santa with a live reading of the story The Polar Express, complete with songs from the movie. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served. Open on weekends with extended days Dec. 14-22. Dress rehearsal tickets available for discounted price on Nov. 17. See website for full schedule. 

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Christmas Tree Ornament Making at Home Depot

Home Depots in the area

November 25, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

Bring your kid to Home Depot to make a homemade holiday picture frame that doubles as an ornament. After building the frame, your child can decorate it with paint and holiday stickers.  All kids get to keep their craft, receive a free certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.  Check the website to verify that your nearby Home...

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AmeriCarna LIVE Car Show 2017

Ingersoll Rand

November 25, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Ray Evernham’s fifth annual AmeriCarna LIVE car show presented by Ingersoll Rand and MSC Industrial Supply Co. is a showcase of hot rods and classic automobiles.  Proceeds benefit the Evernham Family-Racing for a Reason Foundation and go to support the IGNITE community center in Davidson for young adults with high-functioning autism or Asperger’s syndrome.

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