Brrr… it’s getting chilly out there! This week we have Santa, Sea Life fun, storytimes, sheepdog trials, nature crafts, art workshops and a few events to keep on your radar.

Storytime at Midwood Park
Monday, October 28 11:15 AM
Plaza Midwood Library
Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading.

Dakota And Friends
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center
Tuesday, November 5, 11:00 a.m.
Meet and interact with Dakota, pet a baby T-Rex. Read aloud to dinosaurs, then take a ride.

Toddler Tuesday At Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium
Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium
Tuesday, November 5
Get one free child ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket on Tuesdays. Each additional child ages 3-12 will cost $5.

Bird Is The Word
Latta Nature Center
Friday, November 8, 1:00 p.m.
Examine eggs, focus on feathers and create a sweet ‘tweet’ for birds. Child registration and parent attendance required.

Santa’s Arrival at Concord Mills
Concord Mills
Friday, November 8, 5:00 p.m.
Enjoy festive activities. Santa Claus arrives in style around 6:30 p.m. followed by a parade down to Santa’s workshop.

Feel The Fall Citywide TreeStore
Saturday, November 9, 9:00 a.m.
TreesCharlotte will have 400 trees to giveaway. Limit two trees per address. Proof of Charlotte residency must be shown at the event in order to participate.

Breakfast With Santa At SouthPark Mall
SouthPark Mall
Saturday, November 9, 9:00 a.m.
Enjoy light breakfast bites with music and a craft. Santa will also make an appearance for a special story.

Discovery Place Science
Saturday, November 9, – January 1, 2020
The bilingual experience showcases Cuba’s wildlife, biodiversity, history and culture. Pair the exhibit with “Cuba” in IMAX for an additional cost of $4 per ticket.

Rural Hill’s Sheepdog Trials And Quidditch Tournament
Historic Rural Hill
Saturday, November 9 – 10, 10:00 a.m.
Watch skilled border collies in action. Merchant and food vendors will be onsite. Get your dog sorted into Hufflefluff, Ravenpup, Gryffindog or Slobberyn, and enter the dog into the Harry Pawter Costume Contest. Stay to watch college Quidditch.

PEANUTS Celebration
Saturday, November 9 – 17, 10:00 a.m.
Learn how to draw PEANUTS characters, play games, dance to music, enjoy the petting zoo and crafts.

Mini-Masters Family Workshop
Mint Museum Randolph
Saturday, November 9, 1:00 p.m.
Young artists can explore the museum galleries and create art. Projects vary each month.

Image: @The MintMuseum

Veterans Day
Discovery Place Kids
Sunday, November 10, 1:45 p.m.
Celebrate our amazing veterans and all they have done to keep us safe.  Start at the Town Hall Stage for a special story, then head to I  CAN Create to make some patriotic crafts.


Disney Jr Holiday Party, Belk Theater, Monday, November 18

Kids Cooking Adventure, Sur La Table, Friday, November 29

Holiday Make and Take, Arts+, December, Saturday, December 14