Sunday, December 7, 2014

Holiday Countdown...Make some memories at the Duke Mansion


Looking for a special holiday girlfriend gathering, mother-daughter or grandmother-granddaughter outing? The Duke Mansion has just the thing on Sunday, December 14th at 2pm. Join the fun of Holiday Tea and Shopping at the Duke Mansion. Shopping begins at 2:00 and the tea begins at 3:00. Stroll the public areas and grounds of the mansion, all decked out for the holidays. Reservations are requested by Thursday. So much fun to celebrate in style in the Queen City!

Blessings,
The Buzz

Monday, December 8
  • The bears are back! Don't miss the Leonard Bearstein Symphony Orchestra at Founders Hall through December 26th. More info...
  • Christmas at the Library runs through December 23rd at the Billy Graham Library. More info...
  • The Lights of McAdenville are on tonight, and will be nightly through December 26th. More info...

Tuesday, December 9
  • Don't miss Toddler Tuesdays today (and Tuesdays through December 16) at Sea Life Aquarium. 1 FREE child (3-12) with an adult ticket (other children $5). More info...
  • The Independence library hosts a Playdate: Community Learning Time this morning at 10:30am. More info...
  • This afternoon is a FREE Tuesday at the Schiele Museum. 4:00-8:00pm. More info...
  • The Scaleybark library hosts a screening of Frozen this afternoon at 5pm. More info...

Wednesday, December 10
  • Discovery Place Kids hosts Wonderful Wednesday: Holiday Pet Treats at 11am and 2pm. More info...
  • Head to Pocket Park in Uptown for FREE Music on Wednesdays, 11:30am-1:30pm. More info...
  • The Charlotte Nature Museum hosts Wild Wednesdays: Winter Sleep today at 12:30pm. More info..
  • Jump Bunch comes to the University City library this afternoon at 2pm. Please register. More info...
  • Both locations of the MINT Museum (Uptown & Randolph) offer FREE Admission today and every Wednesday, 5-9pm. More info...

Thursday, December 11
  • Gingerbread Lane opens today at Ballantyne Hotel and is on display through December 28th. More info...
  • Holidays at the Garden continues at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. Through December 31. More info...
  • Looking to get a little more into the holiday spirit? Check out ABC Family's 25 Days of ChristmasMore info...

Friday, December 12
  • Today is Day of the Dozens at Krispy Kreme. Buy one dozen original glazed, get one free with the coupon in the link. More info...
  • Don't miss the 5th Annual Latke Festival at Atherton Market today. More info...
  • Holiday on Ice winter ice skating continues through January 4th. More info...
  • Head to the Gaston County Museum for their Holiday Open House this afternoon, 3-7pm. More info...
  • Ride The Polar Express at The Great Smoky Mountain Railroad weekends now through January 4th. More info...
  • The Christmas Wonderland of Lights at Zootastic Park continues evenings through December 31st. More info...

Saturday, December 13
  • See Dinosaurs in Motion at Discovery Place in uptown Charlotte. On display through January 16th. More info...
  • The Singing Christmas Tree for KIDS is today at 11am and 3pm at Ovens Auditorium. More info...
  • Lots of fun at Healthy Holiday Snacks today at Discovery Place Kids at 11am and 2pm. More info...
  • Lakeshore Learning hosts their Free Crafts For Kids today 11am-3pm. Today the children will make a Welcome Winter WreathMore info...
  • Today is Geology Rocks! Family Day at the York County Museum. 12-2pm. More info...
  • The Schiele Museum hosts Colonial Christmas & Candlelighting this afternoon, 2-6pm. More info...
  • Head to Lowell, NC for Light Up Lowell beginning this afternoon at 2pm. More info...
  • Historic Brattonsville hosts Christmas Candlelight Tours this afternoon and evening, 3-9pm. More info...
  • Speedway Christmas continues through December 30th. More info...
  • The Kannapolis Christmas Parade steps off this evening at 6pm. More info...
  • The Kannapolis Celebration of Lights & Winterland Express continues through December 30th. More info...

Sunday, December 14
  • Head to the Charlotte Nature Museum this afternoon at 12:30pm for a special Teddy Bear PartyMore info...
  • Don't miss Discovery Place Kids' Healthy Holiday Snacks this afternoon at 2pm. More info...
  • The Waxhaw Christmas Parade steps off in Downtown Waxhaw this afternoon at 3pm. More info...
  • Head over to the Johnson YMCA for Christmas Celebration in NoDa at 6pm. More info...

Monday, December 15
  • Head to the Reedy Creek Nature Center this morning at 10am for Nature Story CornerMore info...
  • Time to write your Letters to Santa, and you can drop them off to be delivered at Imaginon now through December 20th. More info...
  • You can also send Letters to Soldiers at Imaginon through December 20th. More info...
  • Don't miss SchieleVille this evening, 6-8pm at the Schiele Museum. More info...

Save The Date:
December 19: Yule Log Parade More info...
January 9-10, 2015: Monster Jam More info...

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