By Katie Moosbrugger

We are in the last stretch of holiday events, but our calendar is still chock full of fun ideas for your family! In case you missed our previous posts, we are highlighting special holiday events on Mondays from now until New Year’s Day. Visit our website every Monday 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 ….

Dec. 19 – Dec. 25, 2016

Especially for Kids
Brunch with Santa – LeBauer Park, Greensboro
Christmas Eve Storytime – Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem
Cookies with Mrs. Claus – Greensboro Children’s Museum
Dinner with Santa – HWY 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries, Greensboro
Gingerbread House Workshop – Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem
Holiday Family Night – Chick-Fil-A Peace Haven, Winston-Salem
Photos with Santa – Four Seasons Town Centre, Greensboro
Pictures with Santa – Cox’s Harley Davidson, Asheboro
Visit with Santa – Friendly Center, Greensboro
Visit with Santa – Hanes Mall, Winston-Salem 
Winter Break Artventure Days – Center for Visual Arts, Greensboro

Music, Movies, Theater & Shows
A Christmas Carol – Hanesbrands Theatre, Winston-Salem
A Christmas Story – Carolina Theatre, Greensboro
Beautiful Star: An Appalachian Nativity – Triad Stage, Greensboro
Golden Harmonies Choir’s Christmas Musical PerformanceParamount Theatre, Burlington
High Point Ballet The Nutcracker – High Point Theatre
Holiday Celebration with the Camel City Jazz Orchestra – SECCA in Winston-Salem
It’s A Wonderful Life – Carolina Theatre, Greensboro
Miracle on 34th StreetCarolina Theatre, Greensboro
N.O.E.L. A Christmas Concert Grove Church, Greensboro
White Christmas Movie – Carolina Theatre, Greensboro

Outdoor Experiences & Light Displays
Country Christmas Train – Denton Farmpark, Denton
Holidays at the GardenDaniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Belmont
Piedmont Winterfest Ice Skating – Downtown Greensboro
Pilot Mountain Christmas – Pilot Mountain
Speedway Christmas – Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord
Tanglewood Festival of Lights – Tanglewood Park, Clemmons
The Polar Express – Bryson City
The Polar Express Train Ride – NC Transportation Museum, Spencer
Zootastic Park’s Christmas Wonderland of Lights – Zootastic, Troutman

Shopping Events
Annual Christmas Store – Plaza 66, Kernersville
Christmas Eve Market – Greensboro Farmers Curb Market
Deck the Halls – Sawtooth School for Visual Art, Winston-Salem
Holiday Open House at the Market – Summerfield Farms

A 1917 ChristmasReynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem
A Victorian Christmas– Korner’s Folly, Kernersville
Self-Guided Holiday Tours – Old Salem, Winston-Salem

Other Holiday Experiences

2nd Year Anniversary Christmas Tradition – Jamestown UMC (Oakdale campus)
2016 National Gingerbread House Competition Display – Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville
A Christmas Evening in Old Salem – Old Salem, Winston-Salem
Annual Christmas Service – The River Church, Winston-Salem
Christmas at Reynolds – RJ Reynolds Auditorium, Winston-Salem
Christmas Breakfast – West Market Street UMC, Greensboro
Christmas Day Service – Harvest Church, Greensboro
Christmas Eve Eve Candelight Service – First Christian Church, Kernersville
Christmas Eve Services – St. Mark’s Church, Burlington
Christmas for the City Burn – Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem
Christmas Morning Candelight Service – Central Triad Church, Winston-Salem
Evening Laser Show: Holidays – Greensboro Science Center
Family Christmas Eve ServiceWest Market Street United Methodist Church, Greensboro
Mini Hand-Painted Ornaments Art Class – Center for Visual Arts, Greensboro

Visit our Event Calendar page for even more events! Check back next Monday to see what events will be happening next week. Don’t forget that the light shows and parades are also listed here if you want to plan further ahead.