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Upcoming Events

Weekend planner for the latest – and last – of the holiday fun: Dec. 31- Jan. 2, 2022

Through Jan. 9: Carowinds Winterfest

Through Jan. 1: Zootastic Park Christmas Wonderland of Lights

Dec. 31

New Year’s Eve party

8 pm to midnight.  U–Phonik opening for Blue Monday.  BoatYard LKN.


Noon – 9 pm. Lost World’s Brewing.

Jan. 1

Rural Hill hosts traditional Scottish New Years events

Come out to Historic Rural Hill and start 2022 off right with a First Footin’ annual walk and celebration of Hogmanay, or Scottish New Years.

Schedule: 11 am– Step off for the First Footin’ Walk around the farm grounds; noon – Stone Soup Blessing and Gathering.

Historic Rural Hills is located on Neck Road in Huntersville.

Through Jan. 1

Zootastic Park Christmas Wonderland of Lights

6 – 9 pm Sunday through Thursday;  6-10 pm Fridays and Saturdays. $10 per person (ages 2 and older).

Use 448 Pilch Road entrance, Troutman. You will start lining up on the road with the light up arches.

Through  Jan. 2, 2022

Holidays at the Garden 

5 to 9 pm. The Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden’s annual holiday event features a topiary display, rolling lights of the Piedmont Prairie and  twinkling cherry trees. Advance tickets for Holidays at the Garden are being sold online.  A limited number of tickets are being sold for various time slots to help control the crowd. CDC protocols will be followed. Food trucks will be available.

Through Jan. 4

Holiday House Tour 

Vote for the best decorated house in Huntersville. Click here for the map and to vote.

Through Jan. 9

Carowinds Winterfest 

An immersive holiday attraction.

Through Jan. 16: Speedway Christmas

Through Jan.16

Speedway Christmas 

The show is open 6-10 p.m. rain or shine and also features synchronized lights to music on 101.3 FM. Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord.

Through Jan. 21

Fabrics & Frames art show 

This multi-disciplinary exhibition features work from husband and wife team Terry and Sue Ruhs of Waxhaw. Cornelius Arts Center. Gallery hours of operation: 10 am – 4 pm Monday – Friday.

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