By Katie Moosbrugger

Welcome back for another busy holiday week in the Triad! In case you missed our previous posts, we are highlighting special holiday events on Mondays from now until New Year’s Day. If you’re seeking holiday fun in the Triad, including Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem, Burlington, and surrounding areas, look no further! Every Monday our Holiday event posts include holiday activities, parades, light shows, crafts, story times, tours, theater shows, and more! 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!

You can also visit our Event Calendar HERE 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 ….

Dec. 4 – Dec. 10, 2017

Especially for Kids

A Cowboy Christmas – Randleman Public Library
Breakfast with Mary and Joseph – Greensboro
Breakfast with Santa – Thomasville
Breakfast with Santa at Chick-fil-A Friendly Center
Breakfast With Santa at Davie Family YMCA – Mocksville
Breakfast with Santa at Graylyn – Winston-Salem
Breakfast with Santa at Mt Tabor UCC – Lexington
Breakfast with Santa at Randolph County Public Library – Asheboro
Breakfast with Santa Toy Drive – High Point
Brunch with Santa at BB&T Ballpark – Winston-Salem
Brunch with Santa at String & Splinter Club – High Point
CHAAMP Cookies with Santa – Thomasville
Christmas Cookie Decorating Party – Greensboro
Christmas In Trinity – Trinity High School
Cookies & Crafts With Santa – Winston-Salem
Cookies with Santa at The Bella Collina Mansion – Stokesdale
Cookies with the CFA Santa Cow – Chick-fil-A Thruway Shopping Center
December Family Night at CFA – Peace Haven Road, Winston-Salem
Dine with Santa – Burlington
Drive Thru Santa – Greensboro
Elf Tea Party at Kaleideum Downtown – Winston-Salem
Festive Family Friday with SantaKaleideum North
Gingerbread Storytime at Glenwood Library – Greensboro
Gingercookies House Workshop – Mt. Airy
Gingerbread House Workshop – Greensboro
Home Depot: Santa’s WorkshopGraham Public Library
Hot Cocoa with Santa – Greensboro *Updated 12/9 – still on!!
Jared and Katie’s Breakfast with Santa – Greensboro
Kids’ Holiday Craft Day at Studio 7 – Winston-Salem
Kids Night Out Christmas Edition – Little Blank Canvas/Little Digital Canvas, High Point
Mast General Store Photos with Santa – Winston-Salem
Milk and Cookies with Santa – Lexington
Pictures with Santa at the GCM – Greensboro
PJ Storytime with Santa Claus! – Rural Hall Branch Library
Puppet Show: The Night Before ChristmasKörner’s Folly, Kernersville
Santa and Mrs. Claus VisitArchdale Public Library
Santa Claus at the Biltmore Hotel – Asheville
Santa-at-the-Caboose – Rural Hall
Santa at CFA – Clemmons
Santa at the Station – Summerfield
Santa is Coming – Walkertown Library
Santa’s Workshop – Asheboro
Santa’s Workshop at the Greensboro Children’s Museum
Snack with Santa – William G White YMCA, Winston-Salem
Story Dance at Kaleideum Downtown – Winston-Salem
Tea with Clara – Greensboro *update as of 12/9 – STILL ON!
The Polar Express Train Ride – Bryson City
The Polar Express Train Ride – Salisbury
Visit with St. Nicholas in Salem – Old Salem

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

Music, Movies, Shows & Theater

A Christmas Carol by Triad Stage, Winston-Salem
A Christmas Memory Theater ProductionBurlington
An A Cappella Christmas with Chi Rho and Minor VariationWait Chapel at Wake Forest University
And on Earth, Peace – Kernersville
Beautiful Star: An Appalachian Nativity – Triad Stage, Greensboro
Bel Canto Company Holiday ConcertFirst Presbyterian Church High Point
Bel Canto: Don We Now Concert – Greensboro
Black Nativity – Winston-Salem
Carols by Candlelight – Winston-Salem
Caroling Fridays – Reynolda House
Christmas with the EmbersRandleman Elementary School
Christmas with Veritas & Green Street Choir/Orchestra –  High Point
Fiddle & Bow Presents a Winter JubileeMuddy Creek Cafe, Winston-Salem
Gift of the Magi, the Musical – Greensboro
Greensboro Ballet’s The Nutcracker
In Terra Pax: A Christmas Concert – Winston-Salem
Holiday Classics from the Piedmont Chamber Singers – Winston-Salem
Let Your Light Shine – Triad Pride Men’s and Women’s Chorus
Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens Jr. – Mt. Airy
North Carolina Symphony Holiday PopsHigh Point University
Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra 4th Annual Holiday Concert – Greensboro
Polar Express Movie Night – Winston-Salem
Remembering Christmas by Angela Tripp – Greensboro
Retro Cinema: Winter Classics –  Greensboro
Swingle Bells –  Winston-Salem
Tannenberg Organ Recital Series – Old Salem
TBC Christmas Reunion Choir Concert – Kernersville
The Choir of Clare College USA Tour – Greensboro
The Nutcracker – High Point
There’s No Business Like “Snow” BusinessMilton Rhodes Center for the Arts, Winston-Salem
Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Greensboro
Tuna Christmas Holiday Comedy – Winston-Salem
Winston-Salem State University Choirs’ Annual Holiday Concert – Winston-Salem
Ugandan Kid’s Choir Performances –  Greensboro
Uh-Oh, Here Comes Christmas! – Danbury
UNCSA’s “The Nutcracker” – Winston-Salem

Outdoor Experiences & Light Displays

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church – High Point
Country Lights AglowGibsonville
Denton Farmpark Country Christmas Train – Denton Farmpark, Denton
Downtown Graham Ice Skating Rink – Graham
Hay Sleigh Ride with Santa and his Elves – Winston-Salem
Holidays at the Garden – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Belmont
Holiday Magic: A Dickens Christmas – Burlington
Lighting of the Quad 2017Hearn Plaza, Wake Forest University
Live Nativity: Drive Thru or Walk Thru – Greensboro
McLaurin Farms Country Christmas – Greensboro (Click here for a free pass!)
Millstone Creek Christmas Hayrides – Ramseur
Piedmont Winterfest Ice Skating – LeBauer Park, Greensboro
Speedway Christmas – Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord
Tanglewood Festival of Lights – Tanglewood Park, Clemmons
Tweetsie Christmas – Tweetsie Railroad, Blowing Rock
What Child is This… Journey to Bethlehem – Thomasville
Zootastic’s Christmas Wonderland of Lights, Troutman

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


Shopping Events

Artists in the Alley: A Holiday Market – Graham
Bethania Mill Holiday Shopping Event with Santa – Winston-Salem
Christmas At The Weathered Barn – Liberty
Christmas Craft Fair with Santa – Greensboro
Deck the Halls Fine Arts & Craft Sale, Sawtooth, Winston-Salem
Holiday Market at Company Shops – Burlington
Holiday Plant Sale – Reynolda Gardens
Holiday Pottery Event – Greensboro Urban Ministry
Holly Days Bazaar Craft Fair – Greensboro
Santa at Mainstream Boutique – Winston-Salem
Santas Workshop Vendor Event – Lewisville


A 1917 Christmas – Reynolda House
Candlelight Tours: “Putzing” Through Salem – Old Salem
Christmas Tours at Körner’s Folly – Kernersville
Early Victorian Christmas Tours at Blanwood Mansion – Greensboro
Self-Guided Holiday Tours – Old Salem

Other Holiday Experiences

1st Annual Holiday Tour of Homes – Burlington
A Kernersville Yuletide
Burlington Model Train ExhibitHistoric Depot & Amphitheater, Burlington
Candle Tea – Old Salem
Christmas Anniversary Lovefeast at St. Philips – Old Salem
Connie’s Crafting Corner: DIY Paintbrush Ornaments Randleman Public Library
Deck the Halls Craft SeriesRandolph County Public Library
Family Art Night at Hemphill Library  (Kwanzaa, Hanukkah & Christmas) – Greensboro
friYAY HolidaysLeBauer Park, Greensboro
Gingerbread House Showdown – Greensboro
Greensboro Christmas Spectacular
Holiday Birding for FamiliesKathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch
Holidays with Less Sugar – Winston-Salem
Hope at the HolidaysGreensboro
Journey to Bethlehem – Winston-Salem
Live Nativity by Friedland Moravian Church – Winston-Salem
Live Nativity: Drive Thru or Walk Thru – Greensboro
Reindeer Romp 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run – Jamestown
Running of the Balls – Greensboro
Salem Christmas Saturday – Winston-Salem
Santa 5K Run & Kids Dash – Archdale
Smith Hollow Farm Christmas Trees, Hayrides, and More – Kernersville
‘Tis the Season Holiday Festival – Greensboro
Triad Stage Book Club: A Christmas Carol – Hanesbrands Theatre, Winston-Salem
Ugly Sweater 5K Fun Run – Greensboro
What Child Is This…Journey to Bethlehem – Thomasville
Winter Wonderland Lights Festival – Lexington

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