Fri., Dec. 20, 12 p.m.
USC Lancaster Native American Center - Fort Mill
Price: This event is free and open to the public The study of history-and our understanding of historical events -is shaped by perspective. In this presentation given by Dr. Ron Cox we will discuss the background causes, as well as major occurrences, of the American Revolution. This event is free and open to the public. Participants are invited to bring a bag lunch. For questions or comments, contact Brent Burgin at (803) 313-7063 or email@example.com. Mr. Burgin welcomes suggestions and ideas for future talks and speakers.
Fri., Dec. 20, 5-9 p.m.
Howl At The Moon - Uptown
Wear your ugliest holiday sweater to this shindig and contest at Howl at the Moon. For free admission, bring a gently used or new jacket and/or other winter items (hats, gloves, scarves) as a donation to Crisis Assistance Ministry. The event will include a complimentary buffet and drink specials.
Fri., Dec. 20, 7 p.m.
Dance Center USA - Fort Mill
Price: $60 Dance Center USA has the pleasure of hosting The Carolina's Premier Christmas Gala. Friday December 20th From 7-11 PM you are invited to enjoy an extraordinary night of live music entertainment, with a magnificent three course dinner and social dancing. As well as dance show by the US renowned dance couple Dmitriy & Gabriela, and a special champagne toast to celebrate the holiday season. Call 704-819-7170 for Reservations Or Purchase Your Ticket Online Now! www.dancecenterusa.com/calendar/christmas_ball Attire:Elegant Tickets: $60 per person/(table fits 10 people) Tickets Include: 3 course dinner, wine, champagne toast, group class & party admission.
Fri., Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Be Yoga - Dilworth
Price: $30 before December 15; $40 after The dark, winter solstice is a good time both to turn toward an inner quiet and to bring the light of the heart into the world. It is a time of giving. This evening we will hear short teachings from the Upanishads, ancient sources of yoga philosophy, that remind us that a life oriented toward inner stillness, respect for others, generosity and compassion can be our own offering of light to the world. The Winter Solstice evening event weaving the following practices together: Asana (poses) for all levels Pranayama (breathing) Contemplation Meditation Discussion based on a sacred text
Tuesdays-Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 20
Civic & Cultural Arts Center of Pineville - Pineville/Hwy 51
Price: FREE 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.
Dec. 13-20, 7 p.m.
BLT Steak - Uptown
BLT Steak Charlotte invites guests to join them in giving back to the local community this holiday season and in turn, BLT Steak will gift you with something sweet. Guests are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to BLT Steak now through December 20th. Those who purchase an entrée and donate a toy to the Toys For Tots campaign will be rewarded with one of BLT Steak’s signature desserts. Does the sticky toffee pudding capture your attention? Is the peanut butter chocolate mousse calling your name?
Fri., Nov. 1, 9 a.m., Sat., Nov. 2, 9 a.m., Thu., Nov. 14, 9 a.m., Fri., Nov. 15, 9 a.m., Sat., Nov. 16, 9 a.m., Sat., Dec. 14, 9 a.m. and Sat., Dec. 21, 9 a.m.
Charlotte Motor Speedway - Concord/Kannapolis
Price: Starting at $59 Climb behind the wheel and drive or Ride-Along shotgun in a 600 HP NASCAR race car for an adrenaline pumping thrill of a lifetime! Junior Ride-Alongs are now available for kids ages 6-13 and at least 48" in height. Experience real life racing excitement with the whole family!
Sat., Dec. 21, 4 p.m.
Village Park - General Charlotte Area
Price: Free! Thanks to The Compass Agency, families can come out early on this Saturday and enjoy these additional seasonal and holiday activities in the park: a live nativity scene, live choir music, petting zoo, pony rides, vendors and other activities. The Celebration of Lights will begin at 6pm that evening.
Sat., Dec. 21, 7 p.m.
Time Warner Cable Arena - Uptown
Thu., Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 13, 8 p.m., Sat., Dec. 14, 8 p.m., Wed., Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m., Thu., Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 20, 8 & 11 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 21, 2 & 8 p.m.
Duke Energy Theater - Uptown
Price: $15-35 Starving Artist Productions flagship show. Now in our eighth season. A reflective and modern thematic one-act that combines live original music, monologues for a one-of-a-kind holiday experience. Nominated for two years as "theatre event of the year." Based on the writings of Frederick Buechner. Various times Dec. 12 - 21, with special event nights.
Sat., Dec. 21, 8:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
Charlotte Hilton University Place - University
Price: $30-$35 Annual party with a cash bar, food, music from Buff Dillard and Unique Blend, DJ 06 and more.
Sun., Dec. 22, 1 p.m.
Bank of America Stadium - Uptown
Sun., Dec. 22, 1 p.m.
The Doghouse - General Charlotte Area
Price: Free Located at the corner of Mint and Morehead, the WFNZ/CPI Security Doghouse is the home of the greatest tailgate party in Charlotte before each Carolina Panthers home game! We roll up the doors providing a fully-staffed bar, indoor seating, live music/DJ on an outdoor stage, activities, a live WFNZ broadcast and loads of flat-screen TVs with the games on. Need a ride? Take the free shuttle from Epicentre to Doghouse (provided by Ragin’ Uptown). It’s a football tailgate party like no other!
Mon., Dec. 23, 7 p.m.
Time Warner Cable Arena - Uptown
Thu., Dec. 5, 5 p.m. and Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m. Continues through Dec. 23
Cleveland County Arts Council - General Charlotte Area
Join us for a truly unique shopping experience. Purchase one of a kind handcrafted gifts made by local and regional artisans. Pottery Table Runners Jewelry Ornaments Organic Soaps & Lotions Greeting & Note Cards Aprons Pillow Cases Handbags Baskets Small Paintings Wood work Cakes, Salsa and Jams Wreaths