Sunday, November 24, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving...


Brrrr...holiday season is now upon us, and it definitely feels like it outside. We hope you get to spend some blessed time with your family and/or friends this week. We are, as always, very thankful for your readership. There are sure to be LOTS of holiday activities happening over the next few weeks, and I'd love to hear about them all! Shoot me an email to queencitybuzz@gmail.com with the details of any events...getting ready to be busy, busy, busy in The QC!!

Blessings,
The Buzz

Monday, November 25
  • Head to Founders Hall and welcome the Leonard Bearstein Symphony. The shows begin this morning at 10am, and go through December 27th. More info...
  • Don't miss Nature Detectives - Animal Tracking this afternoon at 1:30 at the Latta Plantation Nature Center. More info...
  • Charlotte Bobcats vs. Boston Celtics More info...


Tuesday, November 26
  • Lots of FREE Library Storytimes today at the area public libraries. More info...
  • Head to the Mountatin Island library at 4:30pm for their Mountain Island Kids' Book Club. Today they will discuss The Mouse and The Motorcycle. More info...
  • Don't want to cook for Thanksgiving? Check out Open Table to decide where to make a reservation for your family. More info...



Wednesday, November 27
  • Imaginon offers a special place for Letters to Santa with stationary and a special mailbox. Available through December 22nd. More info.... They'll also offer a Letter to Soldiers box for all ages. More info...
  • Head to Discovery Place Kids for Wonderful Wednesday - Thankful for Family with special activities at 11am and 2pm. More info...
  • Naomi Drennan Rec Center hosts their So Thankful "Thanksgiving Brunch" today 12-2pm. More info...
  • Charlotte Bobcats vs. Indiana Pacers More info...


Thursday, November 28 - Happy Thanksgiving!!
  • Run off your turkey dinner before you even eat it at the Charlotte Southpark Turkey Trot this morning. More info...
  • Or lace up your shoes for the Running to Rescue 5K this morning in Davidson. More info...
  • Bundle up (seriously, it's going to be COLD) for the Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade stepping off this morning at 9:30am in uptown Charlotte. More info...
  • The Buzz will be spending time with family today, but if you're up for scoring some shopping deals, here's what's open. More info...


Friday, November 29
  • Get out and get some fresh air today at Plantation Christmas at Latta Plantation. Today and tomorrow, 10am-4pm. More info...
  • The Santa Train kicks off this morning at the NC Transportation Museum. Weekends through December 22nd. More info...
  • The Reedy Creek Nature Center hosts Gratitude Hikes  today at 10am and 2:30pm. More info...
  • Learn all about Creatures of the Dark this morning at 11am at the Schiele Museum. More info...
  • WBT Holiday on Ice is open through January 5th. Days and times of operation vary. More info...
  • The McDowell Nature Center hosts their Walk Off the Turkey Hike this afternoon at 3pm. More info...
  • The Children's Theatre of Charlotte presents Miracle on 34th Street. Shows continue through December 22nd. More info...
  • Speedway Christmas continues and is open evenings, 6-10pm through December 30th. Tonight and tomorrow night there will be a special screening of Polar Express More info...
  • Charlotte Bobcats vs. Milwaukee Bucks More info...


Saturday, November 30
  • Don't miss Cotton: Bolls, Bales, Batts and Beyond today at Historic Brattonsville. 10am-4pm. More info...
  • Discovery Place Kids hosts Vegetable Stamping with special activities today at 11am and 2pm.  More info...
  • Check out Lakeshore Learning's Free Crafts for Kids today 11am-3pm. Today the kids will make a Falling Leaves Mobile . More info...
  • Head to Cornelius for the 6th annual 'Tawba Walk Music & Arts Festival today, 2-8pm. More info...
  • Enjoy Cookies and Cocoa with Santa  beginning this evening at the NC Transportation Museum. More info...
  • Matthews Ballet presents The Nutcracker with shows this weekend and next at Matthews Community Center. More info...
  • Charlotte Checkers vs. Milwaukee Admirals More info...


Sunday, December 1
  • Don't miss Grinch Day at Barnes & Noble - Morrison this afternoon at 1pm. More info...
  • The Schiele Museum presents Bear Tales & Other Grizzly Stories this afternoon at 1:30pm in their planetarium. More info...
  • Head to Discovery Place Kids this afternoon at 2pm to meet their Elf on the Shelf and write a letter to Santa. More info...
  • The Charlotte Youth Ballet Dances The Nutcracker this afternoon at 3pm at Barnes & Noble - Arboretum. More info...
  • The McDowell Nature Center hosts a Fitness Hike this afternoon at 3pm. More info...
  • Charlotte Checkers vs. Milwaukee Admirals More info...


Save the Date:
December 2-26: Christmas Town USA More info...
December 4-7: Santa's Bag More info...
December 5-8: ChristmasVille More info...
December 7: ECW Annual Christmas Bazaar More info...
December 7: Breakfast with Santa More info...
December 7: Santa's Workshop More info...
December 7: Hometown Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting More info...
December 26: Schiele Science Show More info...
January 4: Joe Davis Memorial Resolution Run More info...
April 25- June 1, 2014: Van Gogh Alive More info...


Have an event or happening that The Queen City Buzz should know about? Email queencitybuzz@gmail.com with details.

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