YOUR Center City Week in Events 12/3 – 12/9

December 3, 2012 1:00 pm

HAPPY DECEMBER!! It’s the month of Christmas, and as we all know, center city spares no expense to offer events on events to enlighten the holiday season! This week is packed with some spectacular events, and we’ve got you covered on all the great events taking place. There’s plenty of ways to keep up with the events, you can subscribe to our calendar, download the Charlotte Center City app, or keep up with this page, which will update you on some of the events we believe you will enjoy.

Leonard Bearstein Symphony Orchestra

A Charlotte Holiday Tradition. Located in the Founders Hall at Trade/Tryon St, performances to continue through Christmas. Performances are daily Dec. 1 – 29. Performance times are: Monday – Friday, 10 and 11 a.m.; noon; and 1, 2, 5 and 6 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, hourly from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Performances are free and times are subject to change.



KISS 95.1 Holiday Stop

Stop by the 7th Street Public Market between 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm and register for a chance to win $5,000 ‘Holiday Cash’ brought to you by ‘Holidays in the City’s presented by Your Greater Charlotte Hyundai Dealers.’

December 3rd • 5-6pm



N.C. Business Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary

Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas partners with the North Carolina Chamber to present a 25th Anniversary evening of excellence honoring the accomplishments of outstanding business leaders from across our state.

December 3rd • 5:30pm



KISS 95.1 Holiday Stop AND Happy Hour Trivia with Wilson

Stop by the 7th Street Public Market between 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm and register for a chance to win $5,000 ‘Holiday Cash’

Happy Hour Trivia with Fox Charlotte’s Wilson and the Ugly Holiday Sweater Party start at 6pm. Cash giveaway registration will end at 6:00 pm and the prize will be awarded afterward.


Triple C Brewing Holiday Party

Donations for Second Harvest Food Bank, Tacky Sweater Party, Free Beverages,  Tin Kitchen Food Truck Discounts.

December 4th • 6:30pm




Green Micro Loans: Sustainable Marketing Seminar

This seminar will provide attendants tips and tricks to develop sustainable marketing practices for small business.

December 5th • 11:30am




Charlotte Streetcar Starter Project Open House

Please join us for a Public Open House to hear updates on the Charlotte Streetcar Starter Project. Drop in any time during the Open House to talk with the project team about the upcoming construction of the 1.5 mile Streetcar Starter Project.

December 6th • 5:00pm


First Friday Holiday Market

Original Art, Culinary Delights, Fine Crafts, Jewelry, Soaps, Pottery and MORE. Located at South End’s Atherton Market.

December 7th • 4pm




Santa at the 7th Street Public Market!!

SANTA is making a special stop at the 7th Street Public Market on December 7th! Bring the kids to the 7th Street Holiday Market for free photos with Santa and his elves!

December 7th • 5-9pm



Clara’s Trip: A Nutcracker Story

Meet Clara LeBlanc: young, single and clumsy.  She has perfect vision but somehow, objects always seem to be in her way.  Her clumsiness has caused her several trips to the ER and many romantic dates.

 December 7th • 7pm



Vintage, Antique, Handmade Accessories, Furniture, Clothing and Houseware.

December 8th • 10am




Gingerbread House Contest

Contest held at Atherton Market and judged by a panel beginning at 11am. Winners announced at 11:30am.

December 8th • 11am





Charlotte’s favorite holiday tradition – Nutcracker – celebrates the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Bring your family and friends along for this holiday voyage featuring choreography by Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, live music from the Charlotte Symphony and over 100 performers.

December 8-23


Light Rail Beer Crawl

First Stop at Triple C Brewing. Ride the light rail and experience CLT’s local beer scene with 150 other local beer lovers!

December 8th • 5:30pm



Public Radio CD Release Party

Local bands Public Radio, VESS, and All The Bright Lights take the Amos’ at South End Stage on December 8th for a show that is certainly to have the local music act buzzing. Don’t miss a night of great, local music!

December 8th • 7:30pm


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