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High Point Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

The ballet will be performed at the High Point Theatre Dec. 21-23.

A Christmas Evening in Old Salem

Old Salem Museums & Gardens is presenting a magical evening of historic Moravian Christmas traditions on Wednesday, Dec. 21 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Winter Discount Available for SKYWILD

Now through Feb. 28, SKYWILD participants will receive $10 off each ticket by using the promo code WINTER at checkout.

Guilford County Schools and Guilford Apprenticeship Partners Offer Apprenticeship Program to Students

Interested students should attend an upcoming house event with a parent or guardian

Eating Out With a Child on the Autism Spectrum

From McDonald’s to white-tablecloth restaurants, use these tips to help make a meal out delightful for you and other guests.

NORAD Tracks Santa Website Takes Flight Dec. 1

Show your kids how they can track Santa on Dec. 24 and enjoy online holiday games well ahead of Christmas Eve.

Heartwarming Holiday Books for Kids

Holiday books with the feel-good spirit of the season

USPS Helps Santa Send Letters to Kids From the North Pole

The U.S. Postal Service is helping kids receive letters from Santa this year, complete with a North Pole postmark.

Raising a Confident Reader

Research from the University of Michigan highlights five fundamental components of early literacy.

Dog Kisses and Disease

An October article in the journal Nature World News points out the potential danger of letting your dog lick or “kiss” you or your children.

Holiday Season Toy Safety

Follow these tips from American Academy of Pediatrics to make your holiday season a safe and happy time.

Monogrammed Gifts Say 'You Are Special' In Many Ways

Monogrammed presents make gifts even more special — plus it’s oh-so-southern! Here are personalized selections for the entire family.

Cruise Out of Charleston for a Family Vacation

Carnival cruises out of Charleston, South Carolina, offer North Carolina families drivable access to an affordable Caribbean vacation.

Enjoy a Victorian Christmas at Körner’s Folly in Kernersville

Enjoy Victorian Christmas decor, children's puppet shows and candlelight tours of this unique home.

10 Things to Do Over Thanksgiving Break in the Triad

Here are our top picks for family-friendly fun in the Triad when you tire of eating turkey, watching football and fighting the shopping crowds.

Cirque de la Symphonie Returns for Winston-Salem Symphony’s 'A Carolina Christmas!'

Joining the orchestra and Winston-Salem Symphony Chorale will be members of Cirque de la Symphonie, who return this year to entertain audiences with their daring acrobatic feats choreographed to music.

Don’t miss the 25th Anniversary of Tanglewood’s Festival of Lights

The Festival of Lights at Tanglewood Park is now open from 6 to 11 p.m. through Sunday, Jan. 1.

Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Holding Auditions

The chorus has 85-100 members in four ensembles representing more than 40 schools in Forsyth and surrounding counties, and the next season kicks off Jan. 2.

Kernersville Yuletide set for Dec. 10

Three Kernersville destinations are collaborating to create a festive holiday tradition, the Kernersville Yuletide, on Saturday, Dec. 10.

2016 Holiday Gift Guide: 18 Fun Toys for Kids

Not sure what to get your kids this year? These ideas are designed to delight the young and young at heart on your gift list this year.

Parents Gain Online Tools to Nurture Inclusive Friendships

The National Inclusion Project has just released “Power in Friendship” — online resource guides to help parents and children build inclusive friendships.

Getting Kids Excited About Eating Right

Quick tips for encouraging kids to make healthier choices

High Point Museum to Host Annual Open House

The High Point Museum is hosting its 44th annual Holiday Open House Sunday, Dec. 4 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Teaching Your Child About Inappropriate Contact and Building a Positive Body Image

It’s never too early to teach children about sexuality and safety around strangers

Art and Wine Studios in the Triad

Whether you want a mom’s night out or a date night that is unique, these art/wine studios can offer a creative night out.

Physical Education and Recess Improve Behavior, Test Scores

Research shows that being active helps students in the classroom.

Testing Preschoolers

Testing may be required for applications to prestigious private or charter schools, or for early admission to public kindergarten.

North Carolina Schools Move Toward Digital Textbooks and Resources

Public and independent school leaders say there are advantages and challenges associated with switching from physical to digital textbooks.

30 Ways to Give Thanks

Helping kids learn the practice of gratitude.

Guilford County Schools to Host Career Exploration Fair

The Career Exploration Fair will be held Nov. 15
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December 2016

Guided Tours of Linbrook Hall throughout December, by appointment 336-861-6959. Get $10 off admission for groups of 10 or more.  Tour one of the largest homes in the Southeast, the remarkable...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Linbrook Hall
5297 Snyder Country Road
Trinity, NC  27370
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Sponsor: Linbrook Heritage Estate
Telephone: 336-861-6959
Contact Name: Linbrook Hall
Website »

More information

Enjoy arts and crafts, music, dance, demonstrations, caroling, refreshments, the tree lighting ceremony and more. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Stokes County Arts Council
500 N. Main St.
Danbury, NC  27016
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Telephone: 336-593-8159
Website »

More information

Come and hangout with others that love classic cars. Have a classic car? Park in front of the store under the trees. All are welcome to come in and enjoy cake and coffee. Event is weather...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gibsonville Antiques & Collectibles
106 E. Railroad Ave.
Gibsonville, NC  27249
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Telephone: 336-446-0234
Website »

More information

This traditional, annual workshop offers an opportunity to learn about holiday stories at Reynolda and make one-of-a-kind cards on the printing press and with our classic hand-carved stamps....

Cost: $8-$10

Where:
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
2250 Reynolda Road
W-S, NC  27109
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Website »

More information

This is a fast-paced version of the literary classic "A Christmas Carol." A great way to introduce children to this Christmas tale tradition. After the performance plan to visit Santa and...

Cost: $8.50

Where:
Brock Performing Arts Center
622 N. Main St. No. 200
Mocksville, NC  27028
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Sponsor: Davie Arts Council
Telephone: 336-751-3112
Website »

More information

This local Christmas parade features a visit with Santa Claus, food and music.

Cost: Free

Where:
Columbus & Main St.
Archdale, NC  27263
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Telephone: 336-340-5541

More information

Join us on Sunday, December 4, for our annual holiday celebration! Come for stories, visits with Santa, crafts, and much more right after the Jamestown Christmas parade. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Jamestown Public Library
200 W. Main St.
Jamestown , NC  27282
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Come out and enjoy an evening of family fun. Ride the Handy Dandy Railroad through thousands of Christmas lights and watch the true meaning of Christmas come to life in live nativity...

Cost: $5-$15

Where:
Denton FarmPark
4259 Handy Road
Denton, NC  27239
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Website »

More information

Tanglewood Park's rolling countryside is transformed into a winter wonderland of giant, twinkling snowflakes and whimsical scenes. Entering its 25th season, this event continues to be...

Cost: $15

Where:
Tanglewood Park
4201 Manor House Circle
Clemmons, NC  27012
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Telephone: 336-703-6400
Website »

More information

This winter, Triad Stage invites you to come home again for the holidays. This performance takes you to the peaks of the Blue Ridge, where Reverend Roy Ledbetter and all the members of the...

Cost: $10+

Where:
The Pyrle Theater
232 S Elm St.
GSO, NC  27401
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Sponsor: The Carroll Companies & Triad Stage
Website »

More information

Decorate a snowman, collect snowballs, go ice-fishing, and slide on the sock-skating rink — even if the snow isn’t falling outside. Included with museum admission and...

Cost: $7

Where:
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
390 S. Liberty St.
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Telephone: 336-723-9111
Website »

More information

Ebenezer Scrooge’s last chance is one night and three spirits. It’s a life-changing ride through past, present and future as he learns what it means to be human. Triad Stage brings...

Cost: $10+

Where:
Hanesbrands Theatre
209 N. Spruce St.
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Sponsor: Mercedez-Benz of Winston-Salem
Website »

More information

Inspired by the hit movie, this holiday favorite comes to life as you and your family take a ride on the Polar Express. Set to the music of the motion picture soundtrack, families enjoy a trip to...

Cost: $30-$275

Where:
NC Transportation Museum
411 S. Salisbury Ave.
Spencer, NC  28159
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Telephone: 704-636-2889
Website »

More information

Enjoy all the fun for half the cost. All ages.

Cost: $4

Where:
Greensboro Children’s Museum
220 N. Church St.
Greensboro, NC
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Telephone: 336-574-2898
Website »

More information

The classic Charles Dickens holiday tale gets a different, lighter touch here. Adapted and directed by Bobby Bodford. See website for performance times.

Cost: $6

Where:
Sunset Theatre
234 Sunset Ave.
Asheboro, NC  27203
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Sponsor: Randolph Youth Theater Company
Website »

More information

Participate in the Design-Build-Test cycle through hands-on discovery. Try out DaVinci’s interlocking bridge and the Exploration Table. Experiment with racetracks, paper airplanes and...

Cost: $9-$11

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-767-6730
Website »

More information

This is the 50th and final edition of Larry and Rachel Charpiat’s free walk-through holiday display, which spans 4 acres and includes more than 750,000 lights. Expect a Santa sighting...

Cost: Free

Where:
4236 NC 268 Hwy E.
Pilot Mountain, NC  27041
View map »


Telephone: 336-351-2487
Website »

More information

Just keep swimming with Dory, Nemo, Marlin and new pal Hank from Disney•Pixar’s "Finding Dory" as they embark on a life-changing excursion to find her parents and discover the...

Cost: $20+

Where:
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
1921 W. Gate City Blvd.
GSO, NC  27403
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Website »

More information

Alamance Children's Theatre presents this musical adaptation of the popular movie. This story follows the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who crawls into Santa's bag and...

Cost: $8-$9

Where:
Paramount Theater
128 E. Front St.
Burlington, NC  27215
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Telephone: 336-222-8497
Website »

More information

Outdoor ice skating, slide and snow play box. See website for hours and special activities.

Cost: $6-$10

Where:
106 Barnhardt St.
GSO, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-207-5216
Website »

More information

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Guided Tours of Linbrook Hall throughout December, by appointment 336-861-6959. Get $10 off admission for groups of 10 or more.  Tour one of the largest homes in the Southeast, the remarkable...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Linbrook Hall
5297 Snyder Country Road
Trinity, NC  27370
View map »


Sponsor: Linbrook Heritage Estate
Telephone: 336-861-6959
Contact Name: Linbrook Hall
Website »

More information

Enjoy toddler and preschool story time with books, flannel stories, a short film and a craft. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Benjamin Branch Library
1530 Benjamin Parkway
GSO, NC  27408
View map »


Sponsor: Greensboro Public Library
Telephone: 336-373-7540
Contact Name: Brandon Bensley
Website »

More information

For Greensboro Children’s Museum members only. This program is best suited for pre-school aged children (12 months-4 years) and their caregivers. Dance, sing, create, explore and...

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
GSO, NC
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Telephone: 336-574-2898
Website »

More information

Enjoy toddler and preschool story time with books, flannel stories, a short film and a craft. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Benjamin Branch Library
1530 Benjamin Parkway
GSO, NC  27408
View map »


Sponsor: Greensboro Public Library
Telephone: 336-373-7540
Contact Name: Brandon Bensley
Website »

More information

Tanglewood Park's rolling countryside is transformed into a winter wonderland of giant, twinkling snowflakes and whimsical scenes. Entering its 25th season, this event continues to be...

Cost: $15

Where:
Tanglewood Park
4201 Manor House Circle
Clemmons, NC  27012
View map »


Telephone: 336-703-6400
Website »

More information

PJ Story Time is a traditional story time with one great addition: wearing your pajamas. This is a family story time for all ages that will get you ready for bed as stories,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Reynolda Manor Branch Library
2839 Fairlawn Drive
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Telephone: 336-703-2960
Website »

More information

Participate in the Design-Build-Test cycle through hands-on discovery. Try out DaVinci’s interlocking bridge and the Exploration Table. Experiment with racetracks, paper airplanes and...

Cost: $9-$11

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-767-6730
Website »

More information

Decorate a snowman, collect snowballs, go ice-fishing, and slide on the sock-skating rink — even if the snow isn’t falling outside. Included with museum admission and...

Cost: $7

Where:
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
390 S. Liberty St.
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Telephone: 336-723-9111
Website »

More information

Outdoor ice skating, slide and snow play box. See website for hours and special activities.

Cost: $6-$10

Where:
106 Barnhardt St.
GSO, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-207-5216
Website »

More information

The Kernersville Arts & Crafts Guild is once again presenting its annual Christmas Store, featuring handcrafted work from talented members. The store will feature jewelry, quilted items,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Plaza 66 Shopping Center
806 N.C. 66 S.
Kernersville, NC  27284
View map »


Sponsor: The Kernersville Arts & Crafts Guild
Telephone: 336-978-8307
Contact Name: Heidi Amash
Website »

More information

This is the 50th and final edition of Larry and Rachel Charpiat’s free walk-through holiday display, which spans 4 acres and includes more than 750,000 lights. Expect a Santa sighting...

Cost: Free

Where:
4236 NC 268 Hwy E.
Pilot Mountain, NC  27041
View map »


Telephone: 336-351-2487
Website »

More information

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FREE holiday programs for scheduled groups of 10 or more people! Choose one of four programs: Decking the Halls at PMI: Holidays Then and Now; Advertising Christmas; Elf on the Shelf; or How the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
6136 Burlington Road
Gibsonville, NC  27249
View map »


Sponsor: Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
Telephone: 336-449-4846
Contact Name: Brandie Ragghianti
Website »

More information

Guided Tours of Linbrook Hall throughout December, by appointment 336-861-6959. Get $10 off admission for groups of 10 or more.  Tour one of the largest homes in the Southeast, the remarkable...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Linbrook Hall
5297 Snyder Country Road
Trinity, NC  27370
View map »


Sponsor: Linbrook Heritage Estate
Telephone: 336-861-6959
Contact Name: Linbrook Hall
Website »

More information

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

Home has personal significance and meaning.  Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

Programs for home-educated children and small groups in grades K-9. Registration is required and group admission rates apply. Limited to 20 students. 10 and 11 a.m. Call 336-714-7105 to...

Cost: $3-$5.50

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC  27105
View map »


Sponsor: SciWorks
Telephone: 336-767-6730
Website »

More information

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead.  The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

Enjoy toddler and preschool story time with books, flannel stories, a short film and a craft. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Benjamin Branch Library
1530 Benjamin Parkway
GSO, NC  27408
View map »


Sponsor: Greensboro Public Library
Telephone: 336-373-7540
Contact Name: Brandon Bensley
Website »

More information

Stories, songs and coloring for preschoolers and caregivers. Ages 3-5. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Lewisville Branch Library
6490 Shallowford Road
Lewisville, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-703-2940
Website »

More information

Stories, songs and coloring for preschoolers and caregivers. Ages 3-5. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Lewisville Branch Library
6490 Shallowford Road
Lewisville, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-703-2940
Website »

More information

The book for this month is "The Further Adventures of Ebenezer Scrooge" by Charlie Lovett. For information, call 336-703-2940.

Cost: Free

Where:
Lewisville Branch Library
6490 Shallowford Road
Lewisville, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-703-2940

More information

The Winston-Salem Girls Chorus is hosting auditions for our Spring Semester from January - May, for girls in grades 2 - 12. (Grades 2-4 is an interview). Girls who love to sing can audition,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Centenary United Methodist Church
646 W. 5th Street
Winston-Salem, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Winston-Salem Girls Chorus
Telephone: (336) 922-4073
Contact Name: Anne M. Saxon
Website »

More information

The UNCSA Community Music School’s Tuesday afternoon Musikgarten classes have room for new students, and your family is invited to join the class as a guest free of charge for any one...

Cost: Free

Where:
UNCSA Community Music School
405 W. 4th St.
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Sponsor: UNCSA Community Music School
Telephone: 336-734-2950
Contact Name: Cameron MacManus
Website »

More information

This exhibit explores and documents the traditional arts of fiddle, guitar and banjo making in Southern Appalachia and the Blue Ridge Mountains. See website for hours.

Cost: Free

Where:
High Point Museum
1859 E. Lexington Ave.
HP, NC  27262
View map »


Sponsor: High Point Museum
Telephone: 336-885-1859
Website »

More information

Tanglewood Park's rolling countryside is transformed into a winter wonderland of giant, twinkling snowflakes and whimsical scenes. Entering its 25th season, this event continues to be...

Cost: $15

Where:
Tanglewood Park
4201 Manor House Circle
Clemmons, NC  27012
View map »


Telephone: 336-703-6400
Website »

More information

This group offers a place to talk about the troubles and triumphs of life without fear of judgment or condemnation. Come as you are for food, advice, prayer and fellowship. There are free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Glenwood Recreation Center
2010 Coliseum Blvd.
GSO, NC
View map »


Sponsor: CYI Worldwide
Telephone: 336-446-9067
Contact Name: Minister Bill Raupp
Website »

More information

Decorate a snowman, collect snowballs, go ice-fishing, and slide on the sock-skating rink — even if the snow isn’t falling outside. Included with museum admission and...

Cost: $7

Where:
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
390 S. Liberty St.
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Telephone: 336-723-9111
Website »

More information

Outdoor ice skating, slide and snow play box. See website for hours and special activities.

Cost: $6-$10

Where:
106 Barnhardt St.
GSO, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-207-5216
Website »

More information

This is the 50th and final edition of Larry and Rachel Charpiat’s free walk-through holiday display, which spans 4 acres and includes more than 750,000 lights. Expect a Santa sighting...

Cost: Free

Where:
4236 NC 268 Hwy E.
Pilot Mountain, NC  27041
View map »


Telephone: 336-351-2487
Website »

More information

The Kernersville Arts & Crafts Guild is once again presenting its annual Christmas Store, featuring handcrafted work from talented members. The store will feature jewelry, quilted items,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Plaza 66 Shopping Center
806 N.C. 66 S.
Kernersville, NC  27284
View map »


Sponsor: The Kernersville Arts & Crafts Guild
Telephone: 336-978-8307
Contact Name: Heidi Amash
Website »

More information

Participate in the Design-Build-Test cycle through hands-on discovery. Try out DaVinci’s interlocking bridge and the Exploration Table. Experiment with racetracks, paper airplanes and...

Cost: $9-$11

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-767-6730
Website »

More information

Ebenezer Scrooge’s last chance is one night and three spirits. It’s a life-changing ride through past, present and future as he learns what it means to be human. Triad Stage brings...

Cost: $10+

Where:
Hanesbrands Theatre
209 N. Spruce St.
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Sponsor: Mercedez-Benz of Winston-Salem
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

FREE holiday programs for scheduled groups of 10 or more people! Choose one of four programs: Decking the Halls at PMI: Holidays Then and Now; Advertising Christmas; Elf on the Shelf; or How the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
6136 Burlington Road
Gibsonville, NC  27249
View map »


Sponsor: Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
Telephone: 336-449-4846
Contact Name: Brandie Ragghianti
Website »

More information

Guided Tours of Linbrook Hall throughout December, by appointment 336-861-6959. Get $10 off admission for groups of 10 or more.  Tour one of the largest homes in the Southeast, the remarkable...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Linbrook Hall
5297 Snyder Country Road
Trinity, NC  27370
View map »


Sponsor: Linbrook Heritage Estate
Telephone: 336-861-6959
Contact Name: Linbrook Hall
Website »

More information

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

Home has personal significance and meaning.  Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers are welcome for breastfeeding information and support. Babies and toddlers welcome.

Cost: Free

Where:
Redeemer Presbyterian Church
1046 Miller St.
W-S, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-462-5782
Website »

More information

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead.  The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

Tales are told with wit, twists and great musical numbers. Storybook Theatre has been performing in the Triad area for over 20 years. They produce all original musical adaptations of your...

Cost: $3.50

Where:
Trinity Evangelical Covenant Church
5200 West Friendly Ave.
GSO, NC  27410
View map »


Sponsor: Greensboro Storybook Theatre
Telephone: 336-420-9277
Website »

More information

Children ages 0-5 and parents or caregivers are invited to have fun with letters through story times, literacy-building games, crafts and other activities. The events are part of Every...

Cost: Free

Where:
Asheboro Public Library
201 Worth St.
Asheboro, NC  27203
View map »


Telephone: 3336-318-6804
Website »

More information

Stories, songs, finger plays and coloring for toddlers and caregivers. Ages 1-3. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Lewisville Branch Library
6490 Shallowford Road
Lewisville, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-703-2940
Website »

More information

Participants are encouraged to write during each session with the use of different prompts. All ages.

Cost: Free

Where:
Lewisville Branch Library
6490 Shallowford Road
Lewisville, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-703-2940

More information

ArtQuest at Greenhill is always free on Family Night. Come in, visit, play and explore ArtQuest, where studios are active, social spaces where families can create art and share ideas, create...

Cost: Free

Where:
Greenhill
200 N. Davie St.
GSO, NC  27401
View map »


Telephone: 336-333-7460
Website »

More information

This exhibit explores and documents the traditional arts of fiddle, guitar and banjo making in Southern Appalachia and the Blue Ridge Mountains. See website for hours.

Cost: Free

Where:
High Point Museum
1859 E. Lexington Ave.
HP, NC  27262
View map »


Sponsor: High Point Museum
Telephone: 336-885-1859
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Tanglewood Park's rolling countryside is transformed into a winter wonderland of giant, twinkling snowflakes and whimsical scenes. Entering its 25th season, this event continues to be...

Cost: $15

Where:
Tanglewood Park
4201 Manor House Circle
Clemmons, NC  27012
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Telephone: 336-703-6400
Website »

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Outdoor ice skating, slide and snow play box. See website for hours and special activities.

Cost: $6-$10

Where:
106 Barnhardt St.
GSO, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-207-5216
Website »

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The Kernersville Arts & Crafts Guild is once again presenting its annual Christmas Store, featuring handcrafted work from talented members. The store will feature jewelry, quilted items,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Plaza 66 Shopping Center
806 N.C. 66 S.
Kernersville, NC  27284
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Sponsor: The Kernersville Arts & Crafts Guild
Telephone: 336-978-8307
Contact Name: Heidi Amash
Website »

More information

This is the 50th and final edition of Larry and Rachel Charpiat’s free walk-through holiday display, which spans 4 acres and includes more than 750,000 lights. Expect a Santa sighting...

Cost: Free

Where:
4236 NC 268 Hwy E.
Pilot Mountain, NC  27041
View map »


Telephone: 336-351-2487
Website »

More information

Ebenezer Scrooge’s last chance is one night and three spirits. It’s a life-changing ride through past, present and future as he learns what it means to be human. Triad Stage brings...

Cost: $10+

Where:
Hanesbrands Theatre
209 N. Spruce St.
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Sponsor: Mercedez-Benz of Winston-Salem
Website »

More information

Participate in the Design-Build-Test cycle through hands-on discovery. Try out DaVinci’s interlocking bridge and the Exploration Table. Experiment with racetracks, paper airplanes and...

Cost: $9-$11

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-767-6730
Website »

More information

Decorate a snowman, collect snowballs, go ice-fishing, and slide on the sock-skating rink — even if the snow isn’t falling outside. Included with museum admission and...

Cost: $7

Where:
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
390 S. Liberty St.
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Telephone: 336-723-9111
Website »

More information

This winter, Triad Stage invites you to come home again for the holidays. This performance takes you to the peaks of the Blue Ridge, where Reverend Roy Ledbetter and all the members of the...

Cost: $10+

Where:
The Pyrle Theater
232 S Elm St.
GSO, NC  27401
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Sponsor: The Carroll Companies & Triad Stage
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FREE holiday programs for scheduled groups of 10 or more people! Choose one of four programs: Decking the Halls at PMI: Holidays Then and Now; Advertising Christmas; Elf on the Shelf; or How the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
6136 Burlington Road
Gibsonville, NC  27249
View map »


Sponsor: Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
Telephone: 336-449-4846
Contact Name: Brandie Ragghianti
Website »

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Guided Tours of Linbrook Hall throughout December, by appointment 336-861-6959. Get $10 off admission for groups of 10 or more.  Tour one of the largest homes in the Southeast, the remarkable...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Linbrook Hall
5297 Snyder Country Road
Trinity, NC  27370
View map »


Sponsor: Linbrook Heritage Estate
Telephone: 336-861-6959
Contact Name: Linbrook Hall
Website »

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To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
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Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

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Home has personal significance and meaning.  Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

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The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead.  The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
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Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

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Tales are told with wit, twists and great musical numbers. Storybook Theatre has been performing in the Triad area for over 20 years. They produce all original musical adaptations of your...

Cost: $3.50

Where:
First Baptist Church of Mebane
301 S. Third St.
Mebane, NC  27302
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Sponsor: Greensboro Storybook Theatre
Telephone: 336-420-9277
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Gather at High Point's independent book store for a free, weekly story time. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Sunrise Books
7 Hillcrest Place
HP, NC  27262
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Sponsor: Sunrise Books
Telephone: 336-254-1051
Contact Name: Angel Schroeder
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Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
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Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

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The Women's Fellowship of Home Moravian Church presents this event where you can sing Christmas carols, accompanied by our 1797 Tannenberg organ, see how beeswax candles are made...

Cost: $5

Where:
Old Salem Museums and Gardens
Single Brothers' House
600 S. Main St.
W-S, NC
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Telephone: 336-749-9463
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Library staff pull out the Lego cart and a bin of MindStorms parts for family and friend fun. The library can provide a laptop with the MindStorms program and an ipad with a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Davie County Public Library
371 N. Main St.
Mocksville, NC  27028
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Sponsor: Davie County Public Library
Telephone: 336-753-6038
Contact Name: Miss Julie
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Connect with other parents and caregivers of young children. Meet a museum educator for a kick-off activity, and then go exploring, playing, and learning in the museum together. Caregivers are...

Cost: $5-$8

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
GSO, NC  27401
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Come by for Santa stories, crafts and snacks, plus a chance to meet a special jolly guest.

Cost: Free

Where:
Benjamin Branch Library
1530 Benjamin Parkway
GSO, NC  27408
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Sponsor: Greensboro Public Library
Telephone: 336-373-7540
Contact Name: Brandon Bensley
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Come out and enjoy an evening of family fun. Ride the Handy Dandy Railroad through thousands of Christmas lights and watch the true meaning of Christmas come to life in live nativity...

Cost: $5-$15

Where:
Denton FarmPark
4259 Handy Road
Denton, NC  27239
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A family-oriented event providing treat bags, toys, a bicycle raffle, visits with Santa for the children, refreshments and door prizes.

Cost: Free

Where:
Trinity UMC
7142 NC Hwy. 62
Trinity, NC  27370
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Telephone: 336-476-6498

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Tanglewood Park's rolling countryside is transformed into a winter wonderland of giant, twinkling snowflakes and whimsical scenes. Entering its 25th season, this event continues to be...

Cost: $15

Where:
Tanglewood Park
4201 Manor House Circle
Clemmons, NC  27012
View map »


Telephone: 336-703-6400
Website »

More information

This exhibit explores and documents the traditional arts of fiddle, guitar and banjo making in Southern Appalachia and the Blue Ridge Mountains. See website for hours.

Cost: Free

Where:
High Point Museum
1859 E. Lexington Ave.
HP, NC  27262
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Sponsor: High Point Museum
Telephone: 336-885-1859
Website »

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This program provides a window into the world of modeling for kids ages 5-12. Participants will learn how basic walking techniques and how to look graceful, build confidence and self-esteem....

Cost: $15 per session

Where:
Morehead Recreation Center
101 Price St.
High Point, NC  27262
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Sponsor: High Point Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 133-688-33506
Contact Name: Gary Mattocks
Website »

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Celebrate the Christmas season with jazzy, spiritual and Motown sound Christmas music. Enjoy a live performance by the dynamic R&B group Envision and hear some of your favorite...

Cost: $30

Where:
Old Salem Museums and Gardens
James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium
900 Old Salem Road
W-S, NC
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Telephone: 336-721-7300
Website »

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Participate in the Design-Build-Test cycle through hands-on discovery. Try out DaVinci’s interlocking bridge and the Exploration Table. Experiment with racetracks, paper airplanes and...

Cost: $9-$11

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-767-6730
Website »

More information

The Kernersville Arts & Crafts Guild is once again presenting its annual Christmas Store, featuring handcrafted work from talented members. The store will feature jewelry, quilted items,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Plaza 66 Shopping Center
806 N.C. 66 S.
Kernersville, NC  27284
View map »


Sponsor: The Kernersville Arts & Crafts Guild
Telephone: 336-978-8307
Contact Name: Heidi Amash
Website »

More information

Decorate a snowman, collect snowballs, go ice-fishing, and slide on the sock-skating rink — even if the snow isn’t falling outside. Included with museum admission and...

Cost: $7

Where:
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
390 S. Liberty St.
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Telephone: 336-723-9111
Website »

More information

This winter, Triad Stage invites you to come home again for the holidays. This performance takes you to the peaks of the Blue Ridge, where Reverend Roy Ledbetter and all the members of the...

Cost: $10+

Where:
The Pyrle Theater
232 S Elm St.
GSO, NC  27401
View map »


Sponsor: The Carroll Companies & Triad Stage
Website »

More information

This is the 50th and final edition of Larry and Rachel Charpiat’s free walk-through holiday display, which spans 4 acres and includes more than 750,000 lights. Expect a Santa sighting...

Cost: Free

Where:
4236 NC 268 Hwy E.
Pilot Mountain, NC  27041
View map »


Telephone: 336-351-2487
Website »

More information

Ebenezer Scrooge’s last chance is one night and three spirits. It’s a life-changing ride through past, present and future as he learns what it means to be human. Triad Stage brings...

Cost: $10+

Where:
Hanesbrands Theatre
209 N. Spruce St.
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Sponsor: Mercedez-Benz of Winston-Salem
Website »

More information

Outdoor ice skating, slide and snow play box. See website for hours and special activities.

Cost: $6-$10

Where:
106 Barnhardt St.
GSO, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-207-5216
Website »

More information

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Guided Tours of Linbrook Hall throughout December, by appointment 336-861-6959. Get $10 off admission for groups of 10 or more.  Tour one of the largest homes in the Southeast, the remarkable...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Linbrook Hall
5297 Snyder Country Road
Trinity, NC  27370
View map »


Sponsor: Linbrook Heritage Estate
Telephone: 336-861-6959
Contact Name: Linbrook Hall
Website »

More information

FREE holiday programs for scheduled groups of 10 or more people! Choose one of four programs: Decking the Halls at PMI: Holidays Then and Now; Advertising Christmas; Elf on the Shelf; or How the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
6136 Burlington Road
Gibsonville, NC  27249
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Sponsor: Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
Telephone: 336-449-4846
Contact Name: Brandie Ragghianti
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Tours last 60-90 minutes. No appointment necessary.

Cost: Free

Where:
Canterbury School
Administrative Offices
5400 Old Lake Jeanette Road
GSO, NC  27455
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Telephone: 336-288-2007
Website »

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The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead.  The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

Home has personal significance and meaning.  Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

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This event is for caregivers and pre-walking infants to enhance the early literacy development and wellness of babies and the adults caring for them. Upon the baby's walking,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Davie County Public Library
371 N. Main St.
Mocksville, NC  27028
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Sponsor: Davie County Public Library
Telephone: 336-753-6038
Contact Name: Julie Whittaker
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This story time is designed for walkers to early elementary grade children. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Davie County Public Library
371 N. Main St.
Mocksville, NC  27028
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Sponsor: Davie County Public Library
Telephone: 336-753-6038
Contact Name: Miss Julie
Website »

More information

The Women's Fellowship of Home Moravian Church presents this event where you can sing Christmas carols, accompanied by our 1797 Tannenberg organ, see how beeswax candles are made...

Cost: $5

Where:
Old Salem Museums and Gardens
Single Brothers' House
600 S. Main St.
W-S, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-749-9463
Website »

More information

Story time especially for preschoolers and their caregivers.

Cost: Free

Where:
Carver School Road Branch Library
4915 Lansing Drive
W-S, NC  27105
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Come on out and build with Legos. All children are welcome. Duplo Legos provided for small children. Space is limited, so large groups are asked to call ahead 336-703-2910.

Cost: Free

Where:
Carver School Road Branch Library
4915 Lansing Drive
W-S, NC  27105
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Website »

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Come out and enjoy an evening of family fun. Ride the Handy Dandy Railroad through thousands of Christmas lights and watch the true meaning of Christmas come to life in live nativity...

Cost: $5-$15

Where:
Denton FarmPark
4259 Handy Road
Denton, NC  27239
View map »


Website »

More information

Explore the museum, listen to live music, make holiday crafts, watch a festive planetarium laser show and meet some special guests, including Santa! Free for members.

Cost: $1

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC  27105
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Sponsor: SciWorks
Telephone: 336-767-6730
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The Drama Center Children's Theatre Holds Auditions for "Short Tales" Auditions for the show, Short Tales, will be held on Friday, Dec. 9 from 5-7 pm and on Saturday, Dec. 10 from...

Cost: Free

Where:
Stephen D. Hyers Theatre
Greensboro Cultural Center
200 N. Davie St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Sponsor: The Drama Center Children's Theatre
Telephone: 336-373-2728
Contact Name: Rosina Whitfield
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Journey back to the days of yesteryear. Experience the magic as the entire town is transformed into a winter wonderland of lights, candles, laughter and song. Two thousand five hundred luminaries...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dillsboro, NC


Telephone: 828-586-2155
Website »

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Tanglewood Park's rolling countryside is transformed into a winter wonderland of giant, twinkling snowflakes and whimsical scenes. Entering its 25th season, this event continues to be...

Cost: $15

Where:
Tanglewood Park
4201 Manor House Circle
Clemmons, NC  27012
View map »


Telephone: 336-703-6400
Website »

More information

A Burlington tradition, this holiday event transforms the streets of downtown into a magical celebration with lots of old-fashioned activities, live performances and special visitors, including...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown
Burlington, NC


Telephone: 336-513-5469
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This traditional family Christmas event showcases downtown Asheboro's beautifully decorated shops and features carolers, hot cider sipping, a special nativity story, horse drawn carriage and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown
Sunset Ave.
Asheboro, NC  27203
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Telephone: 336-626-2626
Website »

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This exhibit explores and documents the traditional arts of fiddle, guitar and banjo making in Southern Appalachia and the Blue Ridge Mountains. See website for hours.

Cost: Free

Where:
High Point Museum
1859 E. Lexington Ave.
HP, NC  27262
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Sponsor: High Point Museum
Telephone: 336-885-1859
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Come hear the Körner’s spin on the classic 1820s poem by Clement Clarke Moore. The Puppet Show will be followed by a visit from Santa. Parents, bring your camera for...

Cost: $5

Where:
Körner’s Folly
413 S. Main St.
Kernersville, NC  27284
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Telephone: 336-996-7922
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Dress up as your favorite Christmas character and run through a lit route of luminaries guiding your path.

Cost: $15-$25

Where:
Archdale Creekside Park
214 Park Drive
Archdale, NC  27263
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Telephone: 336-340-5541

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Take a guided tour by candlelight through the Historic District where the customs and traditions of Christmas in Salem will be brought to life through all of your senses. The evening will include...

Cost: $40

Where:
Old Salem Visitor's Center
900 Old Salem Road
W-S, NC
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Telephone: 336-721-7300
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Inspired by the hit movie, this holiday favorite comes to life as you and your family take a ride on the Polar Express. Set to the music of the motion picture soundtrack, families enjoy a trip to...

Cost: $30-$275

Where:
NC Transportation Museum
411 S. Salisbury Ave.
Spencer, NC  28159
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Telephone: 704-636-2889
Website »

More information

This winter, Triad Stage invites you to come home again for the holidays. This performance takes you to the peaks of the Blue Ridge, where Reverend Roy Ledbetter and all the members of the...

Cost: $10+

Where:
The Pyrle Theater
232 S Elm St.
GSO, NC  27401
View map »


Sponsor: The Carroll Companies & Triad Stage
Website »

More information

On $4 Fun Fridays starting at 5, the usual $8 per person admission fee is cut in half. Come enjoy the museum at this amazing discounted cost 5-8 p.m. 

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
GSO, NC
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Telephone: 336-574-2898
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In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids — probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You...

Cost: $10-$15

Where:
Starr Theatre
520 S. Elm St.
GSO, NC  27406
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Sponsor: Community Theatre of Greensboro
Telephone: 336-333-7469
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Join the Nutcracker Prince, Clara, the Mouse King and the Sugar Plum Fairy for this holiday classic. The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) production of The...

Cost: $24-$83

Where:
Stevens Center of UNCSA
405 W. Fourth St.
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Telephone: 336-721-1945
Website »

More information

Outdoor ice skating, slide and snow play box. See website for hours and special activities.

Cost: $6-$10

Where:
106 Barnhardt St.
GSO, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-207-5216
Website »

More information

Auditions for "Short Tales" for Children will be held Friday, Dec. 9 from 5 to 7 p.m.  and on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 1 to 3 pm in the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre, Greensboro Cultural...

Cost: Free

Where:
Stephen D. Hyers Theatre
200 N. Davie St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
View map »


Sponsor: The Drama Center Children's Theatre
Telephone: 336-373-2728
Contact Name: Rosina Whitfield
Website »

More information

Ebenezer Scrooge’s last chance is one night and three spirits. It’s a life-changing ride through past, present and future as he learns what it means to be human. Triad Stage brings...

Cost: $10+

Where:
Hanesbrands Theatre
209 N. Spruce St.
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Sponsor: Mercedez-Benz of Winston-Salem
Website »

More information

Decorate a snowman, collect snowballs, go ice-fishing, and slide on the sock-skating rink — even if the snow isn’t falling outside. Included with museum admission and...

Cost: $7

Where:
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
390 S. Liberty St.
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Telephone: 336-723-9111
Website »

More information

This is the 50th and final edition of Larry and Rachel Charpiat’s free walk-through holiday display, which spans 4 acres and includes more than 750,000 lights. Expect a Santa sighting...

Cost: Free

Where:
4236 NC 268 Hwy E.
Pilot Mountain, NC  27041
View map »


Telephone: 336-351-2487
Website »

More information

Alamance Children's Theatre presents this musical adaptation of the popular movie. This story follows the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who crawls into Santa's bag and...

Cost: $8-$9

Where:
Paramount Theater
128 E. Front St.
Burlington, NC  27215
View map »


Telephone: 336-222-8497
Website »

More information

Participate in the Design-Build-Test cycle through hands-on discovery. Try out DaVinci’s interlocking bridge and the Exploration Table. Experiment with racetracks, paper airplanes and...

Cost: $9-$11

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-767-6730
Website »

More information

The Kernersville Arts & Crafts Guild is once again presenting its annual Christmas Store, featuring handcrafted work from talented members. The store will feature jewelry, quilted items,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Plaza 66 Shopping Center
806 N.C. 66 S.
Kernersville, NC  27284
View map »


Sponsor: The Kernersville Arts & Crafts Guild
Telephone: 336-978-8307
Contact Name: Heidi Amash
Website »

More information

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FREE holiday programs for scheduled groups of 10 or more people! Choose one of four programs: Decking the Halls at PMI: Holidays Then and Now; Advertising Christmas; Elf on the Shelf; or How the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
6136 Burlington Road
Gibsonville, NC  27249
View map »


Sponsor: Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
Telephone: 336-449-4846
Contact Name: Brandie Ragghianti
Website »

More information

Guided Tours of Linbrook Hall throughout December, by appointment 336-861-6959. Get $10 off admission for groups of 10 or more.  Tour one of the largest homes in the Southeast, the remarkable...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Linbrook Hall
5297 Snyder Country Road
Trinity, NC  27370
View map »


Sponsor: Linbrook Heritage Estate
Telephone: 336-861-6959
Contact Name: Linbrook Hall
Website »

More information

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

Enjoy the beautiful historic neighborhood accented by holiday decorations and special programming for children and the young at heart. Call 336-721-7300 for more information.

Cost: $8

Where:
Old Salem Visitor's Center
900 Old Salem Road
W-S, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-721-7300
Website »

More information

Home has personal significance and meaning.  Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

Enjoy food, vendors, a Christmas parade, music and visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Snow Camp and Outdoor Theater
301 Drama Road
Snow Camp, NC  27349
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Sponsor: Historic Snow Camp and Outdoor Theater
Telephone: 336-376-6948
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This is an annual celebration of Moravian traditions throughout the Historic Town of Salem. At 5:15 p.m., gather in the James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium in the Old Salem Visitor Center for...

Cost: $13-$27

Where:
Old Salem Museums and Gardens
900 Old Salem Road
W-S, NC
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Telephone: 336-721-7300
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Children are invited to make holiday crafts, have a picture taken with Santa and watch a holiday movie. Snack during the movie is included. Ages 3-10. Registration required. 

Cost: $10

Where:
Sunset Theatre
234 Sunset Ave.
Asheboro, NC  27203
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Sponsor: Asheboro Cultural & Recreation Services
Telephone: 336-626-1240
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Come see the Polar Express movie at the Jamestown Public Library on December 10 at 10:15AM! Hot chocolate is provided and you are welcome to wear your PJs!

Cost: Free

Where:
Jamestown Public Library
200 W. Main St.
Jamestown , NC  27282
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It’s a card-making extravaganza, so come by for cutting, pasting, stickering, coloring, glittering and more. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Benjamin Branch Library
1530 Benjamin Parkway
GSO, NC  27408
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Sponsor: Greensboro Public Library
Telephone: 336-373-7540
Contact Name: Brandon Bensley
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Collaborative creation and storytelling with LEGOs for K­-5th grade. Please bring a favorite book to share. Registration recommended. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Lewisville Branch Library
6490 Shallowford Road
Lewisville, NC
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Telephone: 336-703-2940

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Parents, students and youth are welcomed to attend this weekly event. Guests are invited to hear dynamic leaders and educators from the community narrate stories and interact...

Cost: Free

Where:
International Civil Rights Center & Museum
134 S. Elm St.
GSO, NC  27401
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Sponsor: International Civil Rights Center & Museum
Telephone: 336-274-9199
Contact Name: Nakia Hoskins
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The Women's Fellowship of Home Moravian Church presents this event where you can sing Christmas carols, accompanied by our 1797 Tannenberg organ, see how beeswax candles are made...

Cost: $5

Where:
Old Salem Museums and Gardens
Single Brothers' House
600 S. Main St.
W-S, NC
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Telephone: 336-749-9463
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Santa is making a special stop at the museum, and he is excited to take professional pictures with your child. Professional photographs by J Lynn Photography. Additional fees for...

Cost: $8

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
GSO, NC  27401
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Telephone: 336-574-2898
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An interactive comedy show that is fun for the whole family. The show is made up on the spot and based on audience suggestion. Fun for the whole family and great for birthday parties, too.

Cost: $6

Where:
The Idiot Box Comedy Club
2134 Lawndale Drive
GSO, NC  27408
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Sponsor: The Idiot Box
Telephone: 333-274-2699
Contact Name: jennie stencel
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Come out and enjoy an evening of family fun. Ride the Handy Dandy Railroad through thousands of Christmas lights and watch the true meaning of Christmas come to life in live nativity...

Cost: $5-$15

Where:
Denton FarmPark
4259 Handy Road
Denton, NC  27239
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Journey back to the days of yesteryear. Experience the magic as the entire town is transformed into a winter wonderland of lights, candles, laughter and song. Two thousand five hundred luminaries...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dillsboro, NC


Telephone: 828-586-2155
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Enjoy self-guided tours of the house beautifully decorated in the evening hours. Hear live Christmas caroling, storytelling, and talk with costumed guides stationed throughout the house....

Cost: $8-$12

Where:
Körner’s Folly
413 S. Main St.
Kernersville, NC  27284
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Telephone: 336-996-7922
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Make your elf costume, including a felt cap with ears, bell necklace and rosy cheeks. Sing silly songs, participate in story time, create elf-themed crafts — including elf...

Cost: $5-$23

Where:
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
390 S. Liberty St.
W-S, NC  27101
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Telephone: 336-723-9111
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This exhibit explores and documents the traditional arts of fiddle, guitar and banjo making in Southern Appalachia and the Blue Ridge Mountains. See website for hours.

Cost: Free

Where:
High Point Museum
1859 E. Lexington Ave.
HP, NC  27262
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Sponsor: High Point Museum
Telephone: 336-885-1859
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Tanglewood Park's rolling countryside is transformed into a winter wonderland of giant, twinkling snowflakes and whimsical scenes. Entering its 25th season, this event continues to be...

Cost: $15

Where:
Tanglewood Park
4201 Manor House Circle
Clemmons, NC  27012
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Telephone: 336-703-6400
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Ebenezer Scrooge’s last chance is one night and three spirits. It’s a life-changing ride through past, present and future as he learns what it means to be human. Triad Stage brings...

Cost: $10+

Where:
Hanesbrands Theatre
209 N. Spruce St.
W-S, NC  27101
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Sponsor: Mercedez-Benz of Winston-Salem
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This winter, Triad Stage invites you to come home again for the holidays. This performance takes you to the peaks of the Blue Ridge, where Reverend Roy Ledbetter and all the members of the...

Cost: $10+

Where:
The Pyrle Theater
232 S Elm St.
GSO, NC  27401
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Sponsor: The Carroll Companies & Triad Stage
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Auditions for "Short Tales" for Children will be held Friday, Dec. 9 from 5 to 7 p.m.  and on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 1 to 3 pm in the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre, Greensboro Cultural...

Cost: Free

Where:
Stephen D. Hyers Theatre
200 N. Davie St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Sponsor: The Drama Center Children's Theatre
Telephone: 336-373-2728
Contact Name: Rosina Whitfield
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Decorate a snowman, collect snowballs, go ice-fishing, and slide on the sock-skating rink — even if the snow isn’t falling outside. Included with museum admission and...

Cost: $7

Where:
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
390 S. Liberty St.
W-S, NC  27101
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Telephone: 336-723-9111
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In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids — probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You...

Cost: $10-$15

Where:
Starr Theatre
520 S. Elm St.
GSO, NC  27406
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Sponsor: Community Theatre of Greensboro
Telephone: 336-333-7469
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Join the Nutcracker Prince, Clara, the Mouse King and the Sugar Plum Fairy for this holiday classic. The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) production of The...

Cost: $24-$83

Where:
Stevens Center of UNCSA
405 W. Fourth St.
W-S, NC  27101
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Telephone: 336-721-1945
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Inspired by the hit movie, this holiday favorite comes to life as you and your family take a ride on the Polar Express. Set to the music of the motion picture soundtrack, families enjoy a trip to...

Cost: $30-$275

Where:
NC Transportation Museum
411 S. Salisbury Ave.
Spencer, NC  28159
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Telephone: 704-636-2889
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Outdoor ice skating, slide and snow play box. See website for hours and special activities.

Cost: $6-$10

Where:
106 Barnhardt St.
GSO, NC
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Telephone: 336-207-5216
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Swirling snowflakes, giant mice, dolls that come to life and sweets from around the world are just some of the characters you'll experience as you join Clara on her magical adventure. See...

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Where:
Carolina Theatre of Greensboro
310 S. Greene St.
GSO, NC  27401
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Telephone: 336-333-2605
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Participate in the Design-Build-Test cycle through hands-on discovery. Try out DaVinci’s interlocking bridge and the Exploration Table. Experiment with racetracks, paper airplanes and...

Cost: $9-$11

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC
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Telephone: 336-767-6730
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Alamance Children's Theatre presents this musical adaptation of the popular movie. This story follows the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who crawls into Santa's bag and...

Cost: $8-$9

Where:
Paramount Theater
128 E. Front St.
Burlington, NC  27215
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Telephone: 336-222-8497
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This is the 50th and final edition of Larry and Rachel Charpiat’s free walk-through holiday display, which spans 4 acres and includes more than 750,000 lights. Expect a Santa sighting...

Cost: Free

Where:
4236 NC 268 Hwy E.
Pilot Mountain, NC  27041
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Telephone: 336-351-2487
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