By Rachel Hoeing

It’s the third week of our Triad holiday event blogs! In addition to our Event Calendar page, we have been highlighting special Triad holiday events on Mondays, and will continue until New Year’s Day! Coming up: winter events, Hanukkah festivities, holiday shows, Christmas events, and New Year’s celebrations. Want to find some holiday fun in Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem, Burlington, and surrounding areas? Look no further for holiday activities, parades, light shows, crafts, storytimes, tours, theater shows, and more!

Every Monday, visit our website to see events happening in our Triad area (any beyond!) to celebrate the holidays.

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Check back next week for even more exciting Triad Christmas & holiday events!

Coming up this week ….


Nov. 27 – Dec. 3, 2017

Especially for Kids
Baby’s First Christmas, Babies R Us, Greensboro
Baby’s First Christmas, Babies R Us, Winston-Salem
Breakfast with Santa, Episcopal Church of Redeemer, Greensboro
Breakfast with Santa at Canaan United Methodist Church, Winston-Salem
Breakfast with Santa at FUMC, Pilot Mountain
Breakfast with Santa at Graylyn, Winston-Salem
Breakfast with Santa at High Point Elks, High Point
Breakfast with Santa at MUMC, Kernersville
Brunch with Santa at BB&T Ballpark, Winston-Salem
Breakfast with Santa by The Centers for Exceptional Children, Clemmons Presbyterian Church
Christmas at the Carolina, Carolina Theatre, Greensboro
Christmas for Kids at Star of Bethlehem, Winston-Salem
Christmas Open House at Cupcake Cuties Cafe & Bakery, Wallburg
Cookies & Story Time with Santa -Members Only, Randolph-Asheboro YMCA
Cowboy Santa is Coming to Town, The Barn Loft, Thomasville
Gift Giving Crafts for Teens, McNairy Branch, Greensboro
Gingerbread House Workshop, LeBauer Park, Greensboro
Holiday Fun & Santa, Greensboro Historical Museum
Holiday Tea featuring The Nutcracker, O Henry Hotel, Greensboro
In The Garden With Santa, Greensboro Council of Garden Clubs
Llama Llama Pajama Party, Bookmarks, Winston-Salem
Mast General Store Photos with Santa, Winston-Salem
Meet Santa & Mrs. Claus, Kaplan Education Center, Lewisville
Milk + Cookies with Santa, Baby + Co, Winston-Salem
Milk and Cookies with Santa at State Farm, Archdale
Pfeiffer University: “A Legendary Christmas,” Asheboro Public Library
Pictures with Santa at Linville Forest Church of Christ, Kernersville
Puppet Show: The Night Before Christmas, Körner’s Folly, Kernersville
Santa & Smores, Summerfield Farms
Santa Cares for Children With Special Needs, Hanes Mall, Winston-Salem
Santa Claus at Union Cross Fire Department, Kernersville
Santa Claus Visit, Kernersville Pumpkins & Christmas Trees
Santa Shares the Story of the First Christmas, First Baptist Church, High Point
Santa Visits Cricket’s Nest Craft Shop, Winston-Salem
Supper and Santa at Kaleideum Downtown, Winston-Salem
The Polar Express Train Ride – Bryson City
The Polar Express Train Ride – NC Transportation Museum, Spencer

* Click here to see our directory of “Where to See Santa in the Triad!”


Music, Movies, Shows & Theater
57th Annual Community Chorus of Elkin, Elkin First Methodist Church
64th Annual Performance of Handel’s Messiah, Christ UMC, Greensboro
A Christmas Carol by Triad Stage, Hanesbrands Theatre, Winston-Salem
A Christmas Carol Presented by The Music Makers of Studio 1, Burlington
Annual Candlelight Carols, Salem Baptist Church, Winston-Salem
Black Nativity, Coliseum Dr, Winston-Salem
Broken Christmas, A Story Of Hope, Calvary Baptist Church, Winston-Salem
Candy Cane Lane Musical, Heavenview Pentecostal Church, Winston-Salem
Celebrate The Season With Joy: Christmas Concert, First Wesleyan Church, High Point
Christmas Around the World Concert at Walkertown Library, Walkertown
Christmas Wrapped in Brass, WS, Greensboro & High Point shows
Drosselmeyer’s Nutcracker Tea, Arts Based School, Winston-Salem
Family Film Night: “A Christmas Carol” w/ Jim Carrey, Archdale Public Library
From Light, there is Hope and Joy Concert, Sedge Garden UMC, Kernersville
Greensboro Oratorio Singers, Christ UMC, Greensboro
Greensboro Symphony Holiday Concert, Walter Williams High School, Burlington
Holiday Choral Concert, High Point University
Let Your Light Shine – Triad Pride Men’s and Women’s Chorus, 4 different Triad shows
Live Nativity, Friedland Moravian Church, Winston-Salem
Merry and Bright Stage Production, Triad Baptist Church, Kernersville
Retro Cinema: Winter Classics, Movie Tavern, Greensboro
The Santaland Diaries, Yadkin Cultural Arts Center, Yadkinville
“Welcome to Virgina” Family Holiday Musical, Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance
WS Youth Chorus 2017 Winter Celebration, Salem College, Winston-Salem


Outdoor Experiences & Light Displays
Candlefest with Santa, Greensboro Arboretum
Christmas In Historic Danbury, North Main Street, Danbury
Christmas Town USA – McAdenville
Clemmons Annual Tree Lighting  – Clemmons
Country Lights Aglow, Northeast Park, Gibsonville
Denton Farmpark Country Christmas Train – Denton Farmpark, Denton
Dobson Christmas Tree Lighting – Dobson Square Park
Downtown Graham Ice Skating Rink – Graham
Festival of Lights – Center City Park and Elm Street, Greensboro

Holidays at the Garden – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Belmont
Kernersville Christmas Tree Lighting – Harmon Park, Kernersville
Lanes of Light – Twin Lakes Community, Burlington
Lewisville Tree Lighting – Shallowford Square, Lewisville
Light Up Night, Elkin
Light Up the Night Luminary Event – Oak Ridge Town Park
McLaurin Farms Country Christmas – Greensboro (Click here for a free pass!)
Millstone Creek Christmas Hayrides – Ramseur
Piedmont Winterfest Ice Skating – LeBauer Park, Greensboro
Polar Party, Living Waterscapes, Colfax
Smith Hollow Farm Christmas Trees & Hayrides, Kernersville
Speedway Christmas – Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord
Sunset Hills Lights –Sunset Hills neighborhood, Greensboro
Tanglewood Festival of Lights – Tanglewood Park, Clemmons
Winter Wonderland Festival of Lights – The Light of the World Church, Lexington
Yadkinville Tree Lighting – Yadkinville
Zootastic’s Christmas Wonderland of Lights, Troutman

* Click here to see our directory of “Holiday Lights and Parades!”


27th Annual Winston-Salem Jaycees Holiday Parade – Downtown Winston-Salem
47th Annual Pilot Mountain Christmas Parade  – Pilot Mountain
Asheboro Christmas Parade  – Downtown Asheboro
Dobson Christmas Parade  – Dobson
Graham Christmas Parade – Downtown Graham
Greensboro Holiday Parade – Downtown Greensboro
Jamestown Christmas Parade – 301 E Main St, Jamestown
King Christmas Parade – East School Street, King
Liberty Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Festival – N Depot St, Liberty
Mebane Christmas Parade – Downtown Mebane
Rural Hall Christmas Parade – Broad Street in Rural Hall
Walkertown Christmas Parade – Walkertown High School

* Click here to see our directory of “Holiday Lights and Parades!”


Shopping Events
Artists in the Alley: A Holiday Market, CoOperative, Graham
Deck the Halls Fine Arts & Craft Sale, Sawtooth, Winston-Salem
Deck the Halls Preview Party, Sawtooth, Winston-Salem
From Our House to Yours ​Home Decor & Craft Show, Cricket’s Nest, Winston-Salem
Holiday Market at the Moose, Greensboro Moose Lodge
Holiday Market at The Penn House, Reidsville
Holiday Open House at Grove Winery, Gibsonville
Hops & Shop: Winter Market, Foothills Tasting Room, Winston-Salem
Merry Merry @ Brookberry Holiday Market, Winston-Salem 
Reynolda Gardens Holiday Plant Sale, Winston-Salem
Yuletide Bazaar at Hope Academy, Greensboro


Candlelight Tours: “Putzing” Through Salem – Old Salem
Christmas Tours at Körner’s Folly – Kernersville
Early Victorian Christmas Tours at Blanwood Mansion – Greensboro
Holidays at Reynolda – Reynolda House Museum of Art, Winston-Salem
Self-Guided Holiday Tours – Old Salem


Other Holiday Experiences

34th Annual Mistletoe Run, Winston-Salem
A Night in Bethlehem, Mt Pisgah Church, Greensboro
Bethlehem Experience, Elkin Valley Baptist Church
Candle Tea – Old Salem
Candle Tea, First Moravian Church, Greensboro
Caroling Fridays at Reynolda House, Winston-Salem
Christmas Around the World, Kernersville
Christmas at Bethabara, Winston-Salem
Creekside Christmas, Archdale
Downtown Salisbury Jingle Mingle, Salisbury
Family Lovefeast, Wait Chapel, Winston-Salem
First Friday, Greensboro
High Point Museum 45th Annual Holiday Open House, High Point
Iron Gate Winery Holiday Open House & Food Drive, Mebane
Living Christmas Tree, Four Seasons Mall, Greensboro
NAH Santa Paws Pictures, Northwood Animal Hospital, High Point
Toys for Tots Parking Lot Round Up, Gate City Growlers, Greensboro
Tweetsie Christmas – Tweetsie Railroad, Blowing Rock
Twin City Santa’s “Miracle on 5th Street,” Millennium Center, Winston-Salem
Uptowne High Point Holiday Stroll, High Point


Check back next Monday to see what events will be happening next week!

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Related Links:

2017 Triad Holiday Light Displays and Parades
Local Event Calendar
Where to Find Santa in the Triad