By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger 

In today’s Sunday Spotlight:

~ Gift Ideas from the Greensboro Children’s Museum
~ Kersey Valley Christmas
~ Forsyth Family’s Kids Afternoon Out
~ Gift Your Child a Lifetime of Music from Gate City Musikgarten
~ Greensboro Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”
~ Winners from Our Last Giveaway


Give the Gift of Play This Year!

The Greensboro Children’s Museum’s gift guide offers plenty of ways to make somebody’s holiday extra special. GCM signature gift cards offer unlimited ways to enjoy play and are good for admission, the GCM gift shop, as well as future GCM camps and classes. A Greensboro Children’s Museum annual family or grandparent membership is the gift that lasts all year! A GCM annual membership includes early access to GCM programs, discounts in their gift shop and to GCM camps and classes, and starts at just $120. The Greensboro Children’s Museum prides itself on providing safe, fun, hands-on play and learning experiences for children and their families in the heart of downtown Greensboro. Purchase a GCM gift for someone you love today… and Come Play!


Kersey Valley Christmas

It’s long overdue for something completely different to experience this holiday season with your family and friends at Kersey Valley. Get out of that stuffy car and get immersed in all the lights. Come see Santa and the Grinch and partake in all the fun activities to be had at Kersey Valley Christmas this December.

Enjoy the Kersey Valley Express Train Ride, wagon rides, Christmas lights, jumping pillows, kiddie zip lines, pedal carts, cow train, bungee trampolines, round-up rodeo, Super Mega Ride n Slide, Mac Jingles the singing reindeer, Tree House Village, Dinosaur Discovery, Where’s Rudolph and fire pits for making smores! Get your tickets here.


Kids Afternoon Out This December

Get ready for some icy fun at the Fairgrounds Annex Ice Rink on December 12 from 1:15 pm to 3:45 pm. Mention you’re there for the Forsyth Family magazine‘s Afternoon Out and get FREE admission, $3 skate rental for kids, and $5 skate rental for skate helpers. Youth Hockey and Group Lesson personnel will be on-hand to answer questions. Concessions will be available for purchase. And as always, each parent will have a chance to win prizes from the fabulous prize board. Check the magazine’s Facebook page for updates in case of inclement weather.


Gift Your Child a Lifetime of Music

Give your child a lifetime of music with music classes with Gate City Musikgarten. Music lessons for young children help to build:

  • language and communication
  • motor skills
  • pattern recognition and math skills
  • memory
  • social skills
  • creativity

Classes are available for children from age birth through 10 and their families. Morning and afternoon times are available to meet your family’s schedule. From playtime to the piano, Musikgarten families come for the fun and stay for the education. Spring registration is open now.  Use the code TMOM2021 to save $10 when you register. Visit them online or email for more information.


Greensboro Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

Greensboro Ballet’s sparkling production of The Nutcracker will once again come to life on the stage of the historic & beautiful Carolina Theatre. Put on your favorite holiday attire for a magical afternoon or evening with loved ones and/or friends.

~ December 11, 12, 18 & 19 at 3pm
~ December 17 at 7pm

Nutcracker Tickets are on sale online through the Carolina Theatre Box Office. Or call 336-333-2605. Discounts for Seniors, Children, Students & the Military. This year, when you come to Clara’s home to celebrate the holidays, the Ballet is asking its Nutcracker audiences to bring canned food & other items to donate to some amazing local charities including: Backpack Beginnings, Greensboro Urban Ministry, Faith Action International House and Out of the Garden Project.


Announcing Our Latest Winners!

Congrats to Dianna Deeds for winning the $100 gift card to Fiddlin’ Fish Brewing Company, as well as Catie Hamrick for winning 4 tickets to Greensboro Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”! Ladies, please check your emails for a message from TMoM on how to claim these prizes, and enjoy!!

*Today’s Spotlight is sponsored by the Greensboro Children’s Museum, Forsyth Family magazine, Gate City Musikgarten, and the Greensboro Ballet.