Kid and Family Friendly Events Around Charlotte: Week of November 24th – December 1rst

Happy Thanksgiving week! We are excited that Thanksgiving is this week, and we hope you will spend some quality time together as a family this week. There are tons of events going on and school is out half of the week. So if you are looking for something fun to do with the kids, here is the list for you. We hope you are able to get out to one of these fun events this week.

Week of November 24th – December 1rst

Monday Mr. Nigel Music Monday @ 10:00 am
Join Mr. Nigel at Sam Ash (beside Costco on Tyvola( Music for Musical Mondays. Mr. Nigel is one of the best children’s performers Charlotte has. This is a FREE music hour, that features song and dance that your children will love. Mr. Nigel really connects with children, and teaches them through song and dance.
Cost: Free
Website: www.samash.com
Address: 5533 West Park Drive, Charlotte, NC

Tuesday Leonard Bearstein Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Bearstein Symphony Orchestra is back this year. This is a symphony of bears, that perform during the holiday season at Founders Hall, in downtown Charlotte. The bears will be perform daily from 10am-8pm. Kids love seeing the bears perform, and is a great opportunity to take your kids downtown to see all the holiday decorations. You can make it an adventure and take the Lynx light rail in to downtown.
Cost: Free
Ages: Kids of all ages
Website: www.foundershall.com
Address: Founders Hall, 100 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC – See more at:

Wednesday Holiday on Ice
Schedule: Wed-Fri,5pm-10pm; Sat., 10am-10pm; Sun., 10am-7pm
WBTV is hosing Holiday on Ice in Charlotte this year at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. This event features 7,000 square feet of Ice to skate on, and a full view of the city.
Cost: Admission and skate rental $12.00, plus $1.65 admin fee
Ages: All Ages
Website: www.holidayonicecharlotte.com
Address: NASCAR Hall of Fame, 400 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Charlotte, NC

Thursday Novant Health Thanksgiving Parade in downtown Charlotte
Happy Thanksgiving! Novant health is sponsoring this years Thanksgiving Parade in downtown Charlotte. This parade features local bands, companies, beauty queens, mascots, and Santa. This is a family friendly parade, and a great way to kick off your Thanksgiving.
Cost: Free
Ages: All Ages
Website: www.charlottecentercity.org
Address: Trade and Tryon

Friday Christmas Plantation @ Latta Plantation
See period Christmas décor, meet a Victorian St. Nick, see Christmas baking in the kitchen, and learn about period Christmas traditions.
Schedule: 4am-10pm
Website: www.lattaplantation.org
Cost: $7.00-$8.00, Kids 5 and under free
Address: Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC

Saturday Santa Train
Come and take a train ride with Santa and his elves. This is a great adventure for any little girl or boy who loves trains. Your child will be sure to love this adventure, and is sure to leave a lasting impression.
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $10-$14; free for children under 2
Website: www.nctrans.org
Address: NC Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer, NC

Sunday “The Nutcracker
Sugar Plum Fairy Tea Party
Breakfast with Santa
Mother-Daughter American Girl Christmas Tea”
All these events will be held on December 1rst. Sugar Plum Fairy Tea Party will be held at 3pm after the Nutcracker Performance. Check the website below for more details on the other events.
Cost: $5.00
Website: http://matthewsnc.gov/ForResidents/UpcomingEvents/tabid/68/vw/3/itemid/388/d/20131102/Default.aspx
Address: McDowell Arts Center, 100 McDowell St., Matthews, NC

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