EVENT DATE : December 1, 6:00PM
Charlotte Convention Center

The Jazzy Holiday Benefit Gala honors the efforts of individuals and organizations working to impact and uplift the community through arts, history and culture. It is a black tie affair that celebrates all that makes the Gantt Center a cultural gem in Charlotte. Visit gantcenter.org to learn more about the spectacular evening event and purchase your tickets. 



EVENT DATE : December 1, 6:00PM
Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park

This annual fundraiser and gala supports Progress In Education’s efforts to bring much needed financial and educational resources to high schools in Ghana. The evening will include cultural entertainment from Kwame Ansah-Brew of the Performing Arts Center for African Cultures and special presentations by Councilman Greg Phipps, Charlotte City Council and Reggie Singleton of The Males Place.



EVENT DATE : December 8, 10:00AM
Spirit Square

Come out to the very first Charlotte Children's Business Fair and show your support for kid entrepreneurs as they launch their very own start-up businesses. The fair gives kid vendors ages 6-14 the opportunity to develop their brand, create their very own product or service, build a marketing strategy and open a one-of-a-kind pop-up store at the business fair. 



EVENT DATE : December 9, 2:00PM
Harvey B. Gantt Center

The Classic Black Cinema Series seeks to expose the community to the vast artistic value of black film. Boycott tells the story of a young republic still bleeding from a civil war. This screening is intended for those over 18.



EVENT DATE : December 16, 7:00PM
Neighborhood Theatre, 511 East 36th Street, Charlotte, NC 28205

This joyous anniversary and reunion party with feature the Lenny Federal Band, Randy Franklin & The Sardines and The Monday Night Allstars. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and there is a $3 surcharge at the door for those under 21. 



EVENT DATE : December 22, 8:00AM
Downtown Belmont, NC

This festive race is not to be missed. It will feature festive music, outrageous holiday decorations and thousands of runners dressed like Santa Claus. Santa Hustle is also collecting Toys for Tots, so please bring any new, unwrapped toys to donate on race day. 



EVENT DATE : December 22, 1:00PM
The Carole Hoefener Center

The 2018 Queen City Christmas Expo is a family-friendly event that will offer free pictures with Santa Claus, a free toy giveaway for the kids, free gift wrapping, Christmas coloring, word search activities, ornament decoration, festive holiday vendors, entertainment, food, and more! Entry is free for all. 



EVENT DATE : December 28, 7:30PM
130 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Internationally acclaimed violinist Jamie Laval and a cast of mesmerizing Celtic performers weave a tapestry of music, dance, song and stories that capture the atmosphere of ancient Scotland during the Winter Solstice and Christmas.



EVENT DATE : December 31, 9:00PM
Levine Museum of the New South

Join the members of the South Charlotte Chapter of Jack and Jill of America as they celebrate the new year with DJ Shogun, delicious hors d'oeuvres from Mert’s Heart & Soul, an auction, plenty of dancing and philanthropy. Roaring 20's or cocktail attire is recommended. Tickets can be purchased through eventbrite.com for $100.