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Great Holiday Happenings And Fun This Week!

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By: China Photos /Getty Images News

By: China Photos /Getty Images News

It’s the week before Christmas and you are ready to bring in the special day with festive, fun events and happenings! So if all of the shopping is done and you are ready to kick up your heels and spend time with family and friends, then this is the week to do so! Check out some places offering great holiday fun and features!

A Cinematic Christmas At Neighborhood Theatre!

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Gather up the family and the friends for a great night of Christmas-themed cinema! It takes place at Charlotte’s Neighborhood Theatre. Buckwild Kettle Corn and Smelly Cat will have popcorn & hot chocolate for sale and Revolution Pizza will have pizza slices available too! To top off the food festivities, FuManChu will be selling cupcakes! And should you need additional “spirits”, then count on the Neighborhood Theatre bar being open! Moves such as The Muppet Christmas and Nightmare Before Christmas will be shown! The best part about this event is… it is FREE! So continue a holiday tradition or begin a new one and have some fun at Charlotte’s Neighborhood Theatre!

Additional Information:

Location: The Neighborhood Theatre

Date: 12/20/2011

Schedule: Daily

Time: 5:30 p.m. – The Muppet Christmas Carol (:85); 7:30 p.m. – Nightmare Before Christmas (:76)

Cost: FREE!

Address: 511 East 35th Street, Charlotte, NC 28205

Phone:(704)358-9298

Visit Charlotte’s Neighborhood Theatre today!

Discovery Place’s “Mummies of the World”!

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Learn about civilizations of the past and do it for free if you donate a new or gently used coat! That’s right… “The Coats for Kids Drive” at Discovery Place is accepting new or gently used coats only. And of you bring that, then that one new or gently used coat may be exchanged for a ticket to Mummies of the World! There is a limit, however of one coat per family (4 people). Coats must be for children and the Coat Drive ends Tuesday, December 20.If you need more info, contact: info@discoveryplace.org.

Additional Information:

Location: Discovery Place in Charlotte,NC

Date: 12/20/2011-This is the date the coat drive ends!

Schedule: Daily

Time: Please call Discovery Place for times and details!

Cost: FREE per one new or gently used coat for a child/per 4-person family

Address: 301 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

Phone: (704)372-6261

Visit Discovery Place today and don’t forget the coat!

The Schiele Museum: “Caves! Deep – Dark – Fun!”

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Enter into darkness and an absence of light, but no absence of fun! At The Schiele Museum: “Caves! Deep – Dark – Fun!” in Gaston, County, you will learn of the creatures who inhabited the darkness of the past! From Prehistoric peoples using caves for shelter to modern day spelunkers…gather the details while having fun with friends and family! Come to understand the minerals of the earth as well as the subterranean environments that provide breath-taking splendor! Make plans today to capture some fun by learning of the past!

Additional Information:

Location: The Schiele Museum

Date: 07/01/2011 – 12/31/2011

Schedule: Daily

Time: Open Mon – Sat 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sun 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Cost: Free to museum members & free with general admission to non-members.

Address: 1500 East Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28053

Phone: (704)866-6908

Visit The Schiele Museum today!

Cicely C. Mitchell

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