Featuring 500 nativities, art, musical performances by local choirs, crafts for kids, and family photos. For more information, visit www.nativityfestival.com. Free to attend.
Christmas in Davidson offers trolley rides, holiday shopping, a Holiday Village, live entertainment, holiday parade, holiday food and drinks,ice skating and much more.http://www.christmasindavidson.com
The public is invited to Bite of the Apple-Art Educator's Art Exhibit which showcases artwork created by local area North Carolina and South Carolina art teachers. The annual exhibit hosted by the Civic & Cultural Arts Center of Pineville in its main gallery located at 316 Main Street, Pineville, NC 28134 is free to the general public and was created to encourage art teachers to create artwork outside of the classroom in a friendly juried competition. Light refreshments and live music by Lucinda Lucas on opening night beginning at 6:30 p.m. on November 8, 2013. FREE
Bring the kids into Santa's Wonderland for a free photo with Santa, free crafts, games, and more.http://www.basspro.com
Gather around the Epicentre's snow flake tree every day at 5:15 p.m. to experience a magical snow storm.http://www.epicentrenc.com
The Charlotte Motor Speedway will have over 3 million lights surrounding the track for visitors to enjoy as they drive around the course.$20 per car. $20
Ride the Rotary Express through a winter wonderland of twinkling lights. New in 2013 - come see The 12 Days of Christmas Light Display! Enjoy Singing Bears, model trains, s’mores, hot cocoa and more. While you’re at the park, be sure to visit the interactive model train display Dec. 5 – 8; Dec. 11 – 15 and Dec. 18 – 23 $2.00 for train; Free to walk through park!
Fun and learning go hand in hand at this exhibit for young visitors. The stimulating atmosphere relates to science and math. Children will learn by touching and testing different environments and activities, including water tables, wind tunnels, blocks, gears and air tubes. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old