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5 things to do this holiday weekend: Nov. 29 - Dec. 1

The holiday weekend is upon us! Check out these cool events to take part in.


Christmas at Biltmore

What: Christmas Festival

When: Nov. 1 – Jan. 5

Where: Asheville, NC

Time: Refer to website

A daytime visit to Biltmore is a feast for the senses. Wrap yourself in the scent of fresh evergreens as you admire holiday décor featuring wreaths, garlands, and the sparkle of thousands of ornaments on more than 55 glorious Christmas trees.

Speedway Christmas

What: Light show  

When: Nov. 22 – Jan. 5

Where: Concord, NC

Time: Refer to website

Speedway Christmas is open from November 22- through January 5 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM; CLOSED December 25 Christmas Village Open: Friday, November 22- Speedway Christmas Birthday Party Saturday, November 23 Sunday, November 24 Thursday, November 28 - Sunday, December 1 Thursday, December 5 - Sunday, December 8 Thursday, December 12 - Tuesday, December 24 Thursday, December 26- Sunday, December 29 Christmas Village Closed: Monday, November 25 - Wednesday, November 27 Monday, December 2 - Wednesday, December 4 Monday, December 9 - Wednesday, December 11 Wednesday, December 25 Monday, December 30 - Sunday January 5

Winterfest Carowinds

What: Winterfest  

When: Nov. 24 – Dec. 31

Where: Charlotte, NC

Time: Refer to website

Winterfest Debuts on November 24th Carowinds comes alive with holiday spirit during WinterFest. Friends and families are treated to an ultimate Christmas event as we magically transform our park into a winter wonderland - full of enchantment, cheer and classic family fun. WinterFest is packed with all the sights, sounds, food and experiences of the holiday season.

Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Arts & Crafts Festival

What: Arts & Craft Festival

When: Nov. 29 – Dec. 1

Where: Greensboro Coliseum

Time: Refer to website

Saturday, November 30, 10 a.m. -6 p.m. Sunday, December 1, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Features original designs and work from hundreds of talented artists and craftspeople from across America. See the creative process in action as many exhibitors demonstrate throughout the weekend.

A Christmas Carol

What: Play

When: Nov. 29 – Dec. 24

Where: Hanesbrands Theatre

Time: Refer to website

A Christmas Carol - Triad Stage By Charles Dickens, adapted by Preston Lane Celebrate the season. Scrooge and the Spirits are headed back for a holiday ghost story of hope and redemption. One night changes everything as the shadows of his past give Ebenezer one last chance for a future.

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