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Best Holiday Events Happening This Week!

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Tis’ the season for family-friendly holiday fun! There is so much to do, see, hear and be apart of when it comes to Christmas celebrations in Charlotte! Take a look at some holiday events that are happening this week and grab the kids and make holiday memories and magic today!

Candlelight Christmas At Latta!

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You and the family are invited to step into the 1820s and celebrate Christmas at Latta Plantation! You can even tour the plantation by candlelight, meet animals in the carriage barn, see dancing in the house, send holiday greetings to Mr. and Mrs. Latta and enjoy the excitement and cheer of children before bedtime! Gather around to see a Christmas meal being prepared in the kitchen, send warm hellos to a slave family celebrating in the cabin and participate in song! So for an all-around family Christmas experience, visit the Candlelight Christmas at Latta!

Additional Information:

Location:Historic Latta Plantation

Date:12/10/2011

Schedule:Daily

Time:6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Cost:Admission is $7 per person, ages 5 and under and members free.

Address:5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC 28078

Telephone:(704)875-2312

Directions:I-77 North to exit 16B. Turn right off exit ramp. Turn right onto Beatties Ford Road. Go 5 miles and turn left on Sample Road. Sample Road dead ends into Latta Plantation Nature Preserve. Historic site is at back of Nature Preserve on right.

Take part in Christmas at Latta today!

The Singing Christmas Tree for KIDS

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The magic of the holidays is brought to life, courtesy of Singing Christmas Tree for KIDS! Favorite children’s Christmas carols, sing-a-longs and holiday storytelling, starring the Grey Seal Puppets and a “ho-ho-hoing” Santa are there to spread the best and brightest holiday cheer! So for those young and young at heart, come be apart of the amazing spectacle of a singing tree this holiday season! This even is perfect for kid’s age 3 to 8!

Additional Information:

Location:Ovens Auditorium

Date:12/10/2011

Schedule:Daily

Time:Two Shows! 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Cost:$10 – $18

Address:2700 E. Independence Blvd. , Charlotte, NC 28205

Telephone:Ticketmaster @ 800-745-3000

Please Note: Lunch with Santa will be held after the 11:00 a.m. performance. It’s one of our most popular events all season; tickets are limited!

Make plans to sing holiday cheer with the Singing Tree this Christmas!

The Backcountry Christmas Celebration

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The Backcountry Christmas Celebration at the The President James K. Polk State Historic Site is a one-of-a-kind living history event that shows visitors how the Christmas holiday was celebrated in Mecklenburg County in the year 1800! Each building will be adorned in holiday 19th century style and costumed interpreters will give the public a glimpse back in time to see a Christmas celebration of 1800! You will be invited to step inside a recreated tavern, visit with holiday revelers, and listen to various holiday customs of the early 19th century! There will also be a craft area for children!

Additional Information:

Location:The President James K. Polk State Historic Site

Date:12/10/2011

Schedule:Daily

Time:11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Cost:Free

Address:12031 Lancaster Highway, Pineville, NC 28134

Telephone:(704)889-7145

Take a step back in time with the Backcountry Christmas Celebration!

Cicely C. Mitchell

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