Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops
Monday, November 13, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (through December 24)
Bass Pro Shop
Visit Santa’s Wonderland offering free photos with Santa, family crafts and games, holiday characters and elves.

Visit the magical village through Dec. 24

Also, don’t forget Starbucks is offering buy one get one free to help you get through your Monday.

Family Storytime
Tuesday, November 14
10:30 – 11:00am
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center
Fun for everyone in the family; enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading. Family Storytime

Stories and More
Tuesday, November 14, 11:00 – noon
Mooresville Library
Great for kids ages 3-5; have fun with stories, singing, dancing, crafts, and, well… more!

Family Campfire
Wednesday, November 15, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
McDowell Nature Preserve
So awesome, spend a family-friendly fall night by a campfire — learn about fire building and safety while enjoying a tasty treat.

Enjoy a fun family fall night

On Wednesday also check out Project Harmony presented by Community School of the Arts and Charlotte Symphony Orchestra at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church at 4:00 p.m.

ArtBreak Tour
Thursday November 16, noon – 12:30 p.m. (every third Thursday)
Uptown Museums
Just the right amount of time when touring with your young artists — get a thirty minute free tour of one of the following museums: Harvey B. Gantt Center, Mint Museum Uptown and Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.

A creative break for families

Toys for Tots Drive and Free Aquarium Admission
Friday, November 17, 10:00 a.m. – noon, (through December 3)
SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord
Help spread holiday cheer, hope and love and donate an unused toy with a value of $10 or more and receive a free ticket to SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord!

Donate to Toys For Tots and receive a free aquarium ticket

Also on Friday, November 17 don’t miss the opening of Holiday On Ice  on NASCAR Hall of Fame’s plaza, or get tix to CPCC Opera Presents: Hansel and Gretel

Holiday on Ice Charlotte
Photo | Holiday on Ice Facebook Page

Winter Wonderland at Symphony Park
November 18, times vary (through January 8), tix vary from free to $19.
Symphony Park (between SouthPark Mall and Symphony Park)
Glide into fun for the whole family at the Winter Wonderland ice skating rink, which also features holiday lights displays, Santa’s Pub (obviously), and a coffee shop. Check here for special activities.

Top-notch seasonal fun for the family

The Polar Express
November 18, times vary, $30+ (Through Dec 22)
North Carolina Transportation Museum
Take the The Polar Express to the North Pole to meet Santa with a live reading of the story, complete with songs, hot chocolate and cookies… all aboard!

A must-do of the season

If you can’t make it to The Polar Express in Spencer, consider an uptown adventure on the big screen at Discovery Place Science’s IMAX The Polar Express screening.

** We will be back next week with our Scoop Family To D0 Thanksgiving picks but until then check these out **

Charlotte Thanksgiving Day Parade
Flour Power Kids Cooking Studio – Gobble Til’ We Wobble
Bear Says Thanks Storytime
Sammy Squirrel’s Holiday Party