Sunday, December 15, 2013

Christmas Lights!!

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We are BIG fans of Christmas lights in our house. We love to pile in the car in PJs and drive around to see how creative The Queen City gets with their lights. Here are a few of our favorites:
For even more great places in the QC and surrounding areas, check out Rose's Christmas Light Tour Stops 2013 on Facebook!

Blessings,
The Buzz


Monday, December 16
  • Reedy Creek Nature Center hosts Nature Story Corner this morning at 10am. More info...
  • Ray's Splash Planet hosts a Parent & Tot Meet and Greet today 10am-3pm with special pricing. More info...
  • As of post time, ONE spot remains for LEGO Engineering this afternoon at the Tom Sykes Rec Center. More info...
  • Lots of family fun at Christmas at the Library at the Billy Graham Library through December 23rd. More info...
  • Head to the Schiele Museum today, 5-8pm for SchieleVille. More info...
  • Did you know that there is Magical Snowfall everyday at 5:15pm at the Epicentre, now through December 24th? More info...
  • The lights continue to shine in McAdenville for Christmas Town USA. Through December 26th. More info...
  • Don't miss Carmel Presbyterian's Drive Thru Christmas tonight and tomorrow night, 6-8pm. More info...


Tuesday, December 17
  • Learn about Woods in Winter from Grandpa Tree at the Charlotte Nature Museum today at 3pm. Various other times throughout the week. More info...
  • Head to Founders Hall to see the Leonard Bearstein Symphony. The shows go through December 27th. More info...
  • The Mountain Island library is hosting their Holiday Book Sale through the 18th. More info...
  • Winghaven Gardens hosts their Holiday Celebration this afternoon, 3:30-4:30pm. Please register. More info...
  • Enjoy a Full Moon Hike today at 5:30pm at the McDowell Nature Center. Please register. More info...
  • Tonight head to Weddington for the Queen City Ringers hand bell concert at 7pm at Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church. More info...
  • Charlotte Bobcats vs. Sacramento Kings More info...



Wednesday, December 18
  • Be a Nature Detective this morning at 10am at the Latta Plantation Nature Center. Today's topic is "Bird Feast". More info...
  • Join the Latta Homeschoolers for a Winter Hike this morning at 10:30am at the Latta Plantation Nature Center. More info...
  • 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 - Gingerbread Workshop with special activities at 11am and 2pm. More info...
  • Today is a Homeschool Wednesday at the Museum of York County, 1-3pm. More info...
  • Don't miss Wake Up Bear, It's Christmas at the Charlotte Nature Museum's Dragonfly Theatre. Today at 4pm and other times Friday-Sunday. More info...


Thursday, December 19
  • As of post time there was ONE spot remaining for the Preschool Explorer Series: Evergreens this morning at the McDowell Nature Center at 10:30am. More info...
  • Gingerbread Lane continues at the Ballantyne Resort. More info...
  • Don't miss an Out of This World Holiday Event this afternoon, 4-7pm, at Space Kidets. Get in FREE with a donation for Bright Blessings. More info...
  • The Davidson Community Players present Miracle on 34th Street with shows through the 22nd. More info...
  • See It's A Wonderful Life tonight at Studio Movie Grill at the Epicentre...tickets are $1, and Kids Eat FREE! More info...
  • Charlotte Checkers vs. Norfolk Admirals More info...


Friday, December 20
  • More room in today's Preschool Explorer Series: Evergreens (5 spots) at the McDowell Nature Center at 10:30am. Please register. More info...
  • The Santa Train continues at the NC Transportation Museum through Sunday. More info...
  • WBT Holiday on Ice is open through January 5th. Days and times of operation vary. 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 Christmas Vacation. More info...
  • Charlotte Checkers vs. Toronto Marlies More info...


Saturday, December 21
  • Celebrate the Winter Solstice at sunrise (yes, that early), at the Schiele Museum. More info...
  • Don't miss the Little Elf Camps being offered at the Schiele Museum today and tomorrow. More info...
  • Discovery Place Kids hosts Reindeer Food with special activities today at 11am and 2pm, and tomorrow at 2pm.  More info...
  • Check out Lakeshore Learning's Free Crafts for Kids today 11am-3pm. Today the kids will make a Snowy Bear Puppet. More info...
  • Ages 4 to 14 are invited to the Extreme Ice Center for Learn to Skate for FREE this afternoon. Registration required. More info...
  • Head to the Morrison library this afternoon to see How the Grinch Stole Christmas at 2pm. Please register. More info...
  • Brave the cold at the Winter Campout tonight at the McDowell Nature Center. Please register. More info...
  • Enjoy Cookies and Cocoa with Santa at the NC Transportation Museum. More info...
  • It's Mascot Night and FREE Youth Night at the UNCC Men's basketball game tonight. More info...
  • Charlotte Bobcats vs. Utah Jazz More info...
  • Charlotte Checkers vs. Toronto Marlies More info... 


Sunday, December 22
  • Don't miss the McDowell Nature Center's Christmas Geocaching this afternoon at 2pm. Please register. More info...
  • Enjoy The Gifts of Nature Hike this afternoon at 2pm at the Reedy Creek Nature Center. More info...
  • Head to Metropolitan Ballroom for their $5 Beginner Class this afternoon at 3pm (might want to get a sitter for this one). More info...

Save the Date:
December 26: Schiele Science Show More info...
December 28: Belk Bowl More info...
January 4: Joe Davis Memorial Resolution Run More info...
January 26: CRC Winter Classic 8K More info...
February 28-March 2 LEGO Kids Fest More info...
April 25- June 1, 2014: Van Gogh Alive More info...


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