By Rachel Hoeing

In case you missed our post last week, we announced that this year, in addition to our Event Calendar page, we will be highlighting special holiday events on Mondays from now until New Year’s Day!

Every Monday, visit our website to see events happening in our area to celebrate the holidays. In addition, we have included holiday events in surrounding NC areas that you may wish to turn into a day trip adventure! Many activities below also offer the opportunity for you to see Santa, or have your photo taken, so be sure to click on the link to see when he might be visiting!

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Coming up this week ….


Nov. 21 – 27

Kids’ Arts & Crafts
Drop-in Gingerbread House Workshop – Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem

Music & Theater
A Carolina Christmas with Cirque de la Symphonie – RJ Reynolds Auditorium, Winston-Salem 
A Christmas Carol – Hanesbrands Theatre, Winston-Salem
Beautiful Star: An Appalachian Nativity – Triad Stage, Greensboro
Christmas with Elvis – Paramount Theatre, Burlington

Outdoor Experiences & Light Displays
5 Before the Feast – Hartley Family YMCA, High Point
Christmas Tree Lighting & Festival – Chateau Morrisette Winery, Floyd, VA
Christmas Tree Traditions – Millstone Creek Orchards, Ramseur
Christmas Wonderland of Lights – Zootastic Park, Troutman
Country Christmas Train – Denton Farmpark
Holidays at the Garden – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Belmont
Piedmont Winterfest Ice Skating – LeBauer Park, Greensboro
Pilot Mountain Christmas Light Display – Pilot Mountain
Speedway Christmas – Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord
Sunset Hills Neighborhood Lights – Greensboro
Tanglewood Festival of Lights – Tanglewood Park, Clemmons
The Polar Express Train Ride – Bryson City
The Polar Express Train Ride – Spencer
The Train to Christmas Town – Gastonia

Downtown Mt. Airy Christmas Parade – Mt. Airy
Reidsville Christmas Parade – Reidsville
Southern Rowan Christmas Parade – China Grove

Shopping Events
Annual Christmas Open House – Beechwood Metalworks, Burlington
Christmas Open House – Wallburg Emporium & Coffee Shop, Winston-Salem
Christmas Open House & Small Business Saturday – Vintage Cottage, Asheboro
Christmas Open House at The Barn – The Barn on Country Club, Winston-Salem 
Christmas Tree Sale – Farmers Curb Market, Greensboro
Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic™ Art & Craft Festival – Coliseum Special Events Center, Greensboro
Deck the Halls 2016 – Pilot Mountain
Kernersville Arts & Crafts Guild Christmas Store – Hwy 66, Kernersville
Pink Friday – Mainstream Boutique, Winston-Salem 

A Victorian Christmas at Körner’s Folly – Korner’s Folly, Kernersville
Christmas by Candlelight Guided Tours – Old Salem
Gingerbread House Competition Display – The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville
Self-Guided Holiday Tours – Old Salem

Other Holiday Experiences
Holiday Tea featuring The Nutcracker –  O’Henry Hotel, Greensboro
Photos with Santa – Four Seasons Town Centre, Greensboro
Santa’s Arrival at Alamance Crossing – Alamance Crossing, Burlington
Santa Returns to Ogburn Stables – Orburn Stables, Tobaccoville
Saturdays with St. Nicholas – Old Salem
Visit with Santa – Friendly Center, Greensboro
Visit with Santa – Hanes Mall, Winston-Salem 
Wiener Wonderland Yappy Hours – LeBauer Park, Greensboro