Smart Picks for Things to Do With Family Over the Holiday Break – December 21

It’s here! School is out for winter break and the kids have TONS of energy. Lucky for you, there are lots of things to keep them busy over the next two weeks. Fun family outings, movies and plays to see, and even camps for them if you need finish up some last minute shopping or wrapping. Wishing you a wonderful holiday season.

Winter Break Camps:

Discovery Place

The Little Gym

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte

My Gym

winter break camp

Days and times vary by location.

 

Jump, Jump, Jump

Open all break except for Christmas Day

Sky High Sports

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Don’t miss the chance to bounce out their holiday energy. So much fun for the whole family.

 

 

Reindeer Games

December 21 @ 1-4:30pm

McDowell Nature Center

reindeer games

Get the family outside for some games, nature crafts, refreshments and more.

 

Christmas at the Library

December 21-23

Billy Graham Library

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Only 3 days left to tour the library, see the live nativity, take carriage rides and more.

 

 

Sensory Friendly Films: Star Wars The Force Awakens

December 22 @ 7pm & December 26 @ 10am

AMC Theatres

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Have a child with sensory issues, autism, etc.? Catch the movie with lights up, sound down and freedom to move around.

 

 

Guided Nature Walk

December 26 @ 10:15am

Charlotte Nature Museum

nature museum

Get some fresh air after the craziness of Christmas Day.

Paper Circuits

December 26 @ 2pm

Schiele Museum of Natural History

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Ages 6 and up are invited to experiment with circuitry and adding LED lights to artwork.

 

 

PANDA-monium

December 26-January 2

Discovery Place

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Discovery Place is celebrating pandas with a new IMAX film, and panda activities throughout the museum.

 

 

Hornets Family Night

December 26 @ 7pm

Time Warner Cable Arena

hornets family night

Find reasonable tickets that come with concessions…great night out with the family.

 

 

PlayPlay! Theatre presents Wee

December 26-January 2

Showtimes vary

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Even little ones can enjoy the theater. This show is for infants to age 3.

 

 

Belk Bowl 5K

December 27 @ 2pm

Uptown Charlotte

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Lace up your shoes and run this family friendly afternoon race.

 

 

Ongoing:

Holiday on Ice @ NASCAR Plaza

Gingerbread Lane @ Ballantyne Resort

Speedway Christmas @ Charlotte Motor Speedway

Christmas Wonderland of Lights @ Zootastic Park

Kannapolis Christmas @ Village Park

Holidays at the Garden @ Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens

Leonard Bearstein Orchestra @ Founders Hall

Polar Express @ The Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

The Train to Christmas Town in Belmont

Twas the Night Before @ Childrens Theatre of Charlotte

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