By David Boling
The Holiday season is in full force and there is not a moment to spare. Especially if you intend to take on everything the Queen City has to offer. Don’t forget to check out Holiday on Ice and the 59th annual Christmas Town USA, McAdenville. Remember, you can always sleep in January.
Charlotte, NC December 2014 Events
Friday – Sunday, December 5th – 7th: Magic of Christmas
Experience the magic of Christmas in Uptown with The Charlotte Symphony and Albert-George Schram, conducting American Idol finalist Melinda Doolittle, Oratorio Singers of Charlotte, Charlotte Children’s Choir. More Information here!
Friday – Sunday, December 5th – 7th: The Nutcracker
There isn’t much else that will get you in the Christmas Spirit than The Nutcracker. CPCC is located just on the edge of Uptown in Elizabeth. Take in the show and head uptown for drinks after. More Information here!
Friday – Sunday, December 5th – 7th: 37th Annual Fourth Ward Holiday Home Tour
Saturday, December 6th: Flannels and Beer: OFFICIAL BrewPublik Launch Party!
“A FREE community event to celebrate the launch of BrewPublik, good beer and lumberjacks/jills! Come decked out in your flannel and try out our beer curation system while enjoying some s’mores around the fire and delicious food from local food trucks” More Information here!
Wednesday, December 10th: Tacky Holiday Party
Thursday & Friday, December 11th & 12th: December All Arts Market
Saturday, December 13th: NoDa Krampus Krawl
“St. Nick & his Krampus will be out roaming the streets of NoDa looking for naughty & nice kids of all ages. There’s fun all over the Arts District, with a few special stops planned. Look for Krampus around the area and catch these events throughout the night …” More Information here!
Saturday, December 13th: 15TH ANNUAL SANTA BAR CRAWL
Spark some holiday cheer at 15 bars and clubs in Uptown for $15. More Information here!
Saturday & Sunday, December 13th & 14th: The 60th Annual Singing Christmas Tree
Join the Carolina Voices’ MainStage Choir, The Grey Seal Puppets, Eddie Mabry Dancers, Caroline Keller and more as they bring Christmas memories alive with the Singing Christmas Tree. Great family event. More Information here!
These are just a few of my personal picks of things to do in Charlotte. For more information on Charlotte events I suggest you check out these great resources.
David is a guest blogger for LiveUptownNow.com and will be providing content occasionally that we hope you’ll find useful and valuable. He grew up in Charlotte, so has intimate knowledge of Charlotte’s neighborhoods, restaurants, hot spots, and also hidden gems. When not guest blogging for us, he runs a successful branding and media consulting company.