How the Grinch Stole Christmas and More Things to Do in Charlotte This Weekend

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Can you feel it in the air? The holiday season is right around the corner and there are so many things to do in Charlotte to start celebrating!

Keep reading for some of the events we’re excited about this week, and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for all the best things to do in and around Charlotte.

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Come see the number one holiday show on Broadway right here in Charlotte this weekend! The stage version of the beloved family-friendly Christmas classic has sold out audiences across the nation and it’s no surprise! Whether the story is a part of your Christmas tradition, or if you just plain love it, you won’t want to miss catching it on stage at the Blumenthal.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Friday, Nov 19 | 8:00pm β€” 9:00pm
πŸ—“ Saturday, Nov 20 | 11:00am β€” 12:00pm
πŸ—“ Saturday, Nov 20 | 2:00pm β€” 3:00pm
πŸ—“ Saturday, Nov 20 | 5:00pm β€” 6:00pm
πŸ—“ Saturday, Nov 20 | 8:00pm β€” 9:00pm
πŸ—“ Sunday, Nov 21 | 2:00pm β€” 3:00pm
πŸ—“ Sunday, Nov 21 | 5:00pm β€” 6:00pm
πŸ“ Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
🎟️ Starting at $66.00

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Thanksgiving PopUp at Merino Mill

Celebrate Thanksgiving and the upcoming holidays at Merino Mill! Get a jump on your holiday shopping with local vendors, jewelry-makers, boutiques, and more. Enjoy live music and even take a few shots in the selfie station to make some early holiday memories!Β 

Event Details
πŸ—“ Saturday, Nov 20 | 11:00am β€” 5:00pm
πŸ“Merino Mill
🎟️ Free

Nothing says excitement like seeing the Christmas tree lights flicker on for the first time of the season. Join LangTree Lake Norman for the festivities as they light their 40 foot giant tower Christmas tree this Saturday evening! Try treats from local food vendors and check out merchandise from local makers and stores while you celebrate the season and light up the night!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Saturday, Nov 20 | 5:30pm β€” 9:00pm
πŸ“ LangTree Lake Norman
🎟️ Free

Come enjoy a fun, free, and family-friendly holiday event at Rea Farms. Santa will be joined by Disney Characters to greet the little ones, and there will also be train rides, a Maker’s Market, holiday performances by the Rea Farms STEAM Academy and so much more! If you’re looking for a way to kick off the holidays with the whole family, Rea Farms’ Holiday Magic event is it.Β 

Event Details
πŸ—“ Saturday, Nov 20 | 4:00pm β€” 8:00pm
πŸ“ Rea Farms
🎟️ Free

Who doesn’t love a great parade? Union County will host it’s 68th Annual Christmas Parade this Sunday in Downtown Monroe. This longtime tradition is a celebration of friends, family, community and the holiday season right in the heart of Monroe! Considered Monroe’s oldest and most popular community event, if you love the holidays and are ready to get into the spirit, you’ll feel right at home.Β 

Event Details
πŸ—“ Sunday, Nov 21 | 2:00pm β€” 4:00pm
πŸ“Downtown Monroe
🎟️ Free

More Things to Do in Charlotte This Weekend
  • Thanksgiving PopUp Market at Merino Mill
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes Burlesque at the Milestone
  • the Brummies with Vlad Holiday
  • Charlotte Hornets vs Indiana Pacers
  • Charlotte Friendsgiving Trivia Pub Crawl
Upcoming Things to Do in Charlotte
  • Vintage Market Days of Charlotte Present: A Splendid Christmas
  • Fourth Ward Holiday Sip and Stroll
  • Velvet Cabaret: A Night of Holiday Burlesque
  • Girl Tribe Holiday Pop Up
  • Eat, Gay, Love Thanksgiving Dinner
Charlotte Spotlight

Tucked away in the popular Arboretum shopping center is New South Kitchen, a tasty Southern spot with a modern-eclectic twist. With food and drink locally sourced in the Carolinas and a contemporary but casual vibe, New South Kitchen is Southern cuisine and hospitality re-imagined.

Whether you stop in for lunch or dinner, prepare to be wowed by their takes on classics like Fried Green Tomatoes, Fish and Chips, Chicken and, Waffles, and more. Oh, and if you’re still planning your Thanksgiving Day dinner, consider New South β€” they’ll be serving up their scrumptious fare for dine-in or take out to make sure your day is delicious!

πŸ—“ Monday | Closed
πŸ—“Tuesday | 11:00am β€” 2:30pm, 5:00pm β€” 9:00pm
πŸ—“Wednesday | 11:00am β€” 2:30pm, 5:00pm β€” 9:00pm
πŸ—“Thursday | 11:00am β€” 2:30pm, 5:00pm β€” 9:00pm
πŸ—“Friday | 11:00am β€” 2:30pm, 5:00pm β€” 9:00pm
πŸ—“Saturday | 11:00am β€” 2:30pm, 5:00pm β€” 9:00pm
πŸ—“Sunday | Closed
πŸ“ 8140 Providence Road, #300, Charlotte NC 28277

Have a great weekend, Charlotte! Follow us at @StuffToDoInCharlotte on Instagram andΒ Facebook and tag us in your QC pics to get featured!

Mila Simmons

Mila Simmons

Mila is the Charlotte Content Lead/City Manager for UNATION, and author of the Stuff to Do in Charlotte City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Charlotte area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinCharlotte on Instagram and Facebook.