||Looking for a new holiday tradition for you and your family? The outdoor walk-thru drama “God and Angels Speak” will lift your spirit and warm your heart. The Resurrection Hope Church, 732 Stacy Place SW, located off the Walt Arney Road in the Whitnel section of Lenoir will present a Living Nativity December 5, 6, 7 each evening from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m
|Brian Setzer Orchestra Concert
||The Brian Setzer Orchestra, fronted by three-time Grammy Award-winner Brian Setzer, returns with their Christmas Rocks Extravaganza! Tour, and will play Ovens Auditorium on Saturday, December 6. With a career spanning more than 30 years, Setzer has smash hits as founder/leader of The Stray Cats, his 18-piece Brian Setzer Orchestra and as a solo artist. His December concert will include Setzer’s legendary guitar magic on hits such as “Rock This Town,” “(She’s) Sexy +17,” “Stray Cat Strut,” and “Jump, Jive and Wail” and lots more, as well as his re-imagined and acclaimed Holiday classics.
More at ovensauditorium.com
|Christmas in the Park
||Banner Elk, NC
||Banner Elk's Christmas in the Park 2014 will be held on Saturday, December 6th.
The Parade of Lights will begin at 5pm at Lees-McRae College. No registration necessary. The parade will include Avery County High Schools marching band.
After the parade, the park will be filled with luminaries, and Christmas fun! Take a train ride to Santa's workshop, where children can meet Santa and his elves, eat cookies, and write letters to Santa. Enjoy a live nativity scene. Watch "Arthur Christmas" on an outdoor movie screen.
|Charlotte Curling Grand Opening
||The Charlotte Curling Association is hosting a Grand Opening – Community Open House for its new dedicated facility in North Charlotte on Saturday, December 13 from 1:00-4:00 pm.
The Charlotte Curling Association is a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit organization founded in 2010 with a mission of increasing awareness and participation in the sport of curling and promoting the spirit of curling in the Greater Charlotte community.
You can also find more information about our organization on our website: http://charlottecurling.com/
|Veterans Flu Shots
||In an effort to make getting annual flu vaccinations more convenient, the Salisbury VA Medical Center is offering drive-thru flu clinics at the Salisbury VAMC and its Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Hickory.
The vaccinations are free for Veterans and are being offered from 8 to 11 a.m. Dec. 13. Any Veteran interested in receiving a vaccination doesn’t even have to get out of their vehicle, but must show a VA healthcare enrollment card at the time of vaccination.
The Salisbury VAMC provided more than 25,000 flu vaccinations for Veterans last year.
For more information about the drive thru clinics or flu vaccinations, contact Adkins at (704) 638-9000, Ext. 2848.
|Christmas Lights Display
17th Annual Christmas Lights Display
at the Waldensian Trail of Faith
Dates: Tuesday Nov 25th - Saturday Dec 28th, 2014
6 pm - 9 pm (every night)
Location: 401 Church Street NW, Valdese NC 28690
No admission fee, we will accept donations
serving hot apple cider and hot chocolate for $1 per cup
|Fleetwood Mac Concert
|| -Fleetwood Mac's tour will make a stop in Charlotte at Time Warner Cable Arena on March 7th. Tickets go on sale October 20th. Fleetwood Mac is known for their hits like "Go Your Own Way," "Little Lies," and "Don't Stop."
|John Mellencamp Concert
||John Mellencamp "Plain Spoken" Tour Coming to
Ovens Auditorium in Charlotte March 27, 2015
Tickets for on sale Friday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m.
Rock singer-songwriter John Mellencamp will perform live at Ovens Auditorium in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the "Plain Spoken" 2015 North American tour. Tickets go on sale for the show on Friday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at online at www.ticketmaster.com, www.johnmellencamp.com, www.axs.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, at any Ticketmaster outlet or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets are $40.50 - $117.50 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change.