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Weekly planner Dec. 27-Jan. 2: Events during school break

Through Jan. 9: Carowinds Winterfest

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar, published weekly on Mondays, can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman.

Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

Dec. 27, 28 and 30

Open Track Nights on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

6-8 pm. James Hoyt Wilhelm Park’s 1/4-mile walking track will be lighted on Mondays and Bailey Road Park’s regulation track will be lighted on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Both open to the public.

Through Jan. 1: Zootastic Park Christmas Wonderland of Lights

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.

Submit your entertainment and event news to corneliustoday@gmail.com.

The Weekly Planner runs each Monday online. The Weekend Planner runs each Thursday online.