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Asheville -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Sat., Sep. 8, 2018 - Thu., Jan. 31, 2019 )

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: 120 College Street Opening Celebration Featuring Theo Bleckmann and Ben Monder

Performed by Theo Bleckmann, vocals; Ben Monder, guitar

Take a first look at BMCM+AC’s new home at 120 College Street with an inaugural concert by Grammy Award-nominated singer and composer Theo Bleckmann and jazz guitarist Ben Monder. For over 15 years, the Theo Bleckmann & Ben Monder Duo has been touring the U.S., Europe and Asia creating a unique approach to what might... Read More

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. -- More information , http://www.blackmountaincollege.org
Free

Holly Springs -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 1:00 PM

Holly Springs Cultural Center: Nutcracker Tea Party

Join us for an interactive storybook dance adventure including crafts, tea party treats, and fun for the whole family.

Holly Springs Cultural Center. -- 919-567-4000 , http://www.hollyspringsnc.us/Calendar.aspx?EID=2838
$7

Raleigh -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 1:00 PM ( Fri., Nov. 30, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Cinderella

This musical comedy is a holiday sugarplum for the whole family. Just the right mixture of comedy and romance can add the sparkle of magic to your holiday season. This visually stunning musical combines elegant costumes and scenery with singing, dancing, conniving step relatives, and resourceful fairy folk.

Raleigh Little Theatre (Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). -- (919) 821-3111 , http://www.raleighlittletheatre.org
$

Raleigh -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Sat., Nov. 23, 2013 - Mon., Dec. 24, 2018 )

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts: Rudolph: The Musical!

The beloved TV classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season.  Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius  and, of course,... Read More
Children Twelve Months and Older will Require Their Own Tickets

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- Tickets , http://www.dukeenergycenterraleigh.com/event/rudolph-the-red-nosed-reindeer-the-musical-8300
$50 - $15

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Dec. 7, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 )

UNC School of the Arts: The Nutcracker

Ticket prices (not including $5 presale event discount) are: Prime Orchestra, $83; Orchestra Center, $61 for adults and $40 for children 13 and under; Orchestra Sides and Front Balcony, $51 for adults and $35 for children 13 and under; Center Balcony, $38 for adults and $28 for children 13 and under; Rear Balcony, $29 for adults... Read More
Those who purchase tickets at the box office opening kick-off event will receive a $5 discount off each ticket. The discount is limited to four tickets per person and cannot be combined with any other discount. The kick-off event at the Stevens Center on September 22 (10am - 12pm) will feature a variety of free fun... Read More

Stevens Center. , http://uncsa.edu/performances
$83 - $24

Raleigh -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Dec. 14, 2018 - Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 )

Justice Theater Project: Black Nativity

Performed by Director JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell; Music Director Ray Watkins

Since 1961, Langston Hughes’ Joyous story of the birth of Christ has transformed the stage into a nondenominational gathering that unites artists and audiences of different ages, backgrounds, and beliefs through the heart-stirring power of song, story, and dance.  With a joyous inspirational score, Black Nativity... Read More
Seating at this location is limited. ALL SEATS $21.00 this location only.

Umstead Park United Church of Christ. -- thejusticetheaterproject@gmail.com,  919-264-7089 , http://www.justicetheaterproject.org
$21

Matthews -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Nov. 30, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 )

Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts: Miracle on 34th Street

In this Christmas classic, an old man going by the name of Kris Kringle fills in for an intoxicated Santa in Macy's annual Thanksgiving Day parade. Kringle proves to be such a hit that he is soon appearing regularly at the chain's main store in midtown Manhattan. When Kringle surprises customers and employees alike by claiming... Read More
$16 Adults, Students/Seniors $14

Fullwood Theater. -- 704.846.8343 , http://www.matthewsplayhouse.com/
$16 - $14

Durham -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Sun., Dec. 9, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 )

Greensboro Ballet: The Nutcracker - Sunday, Dec 9th's performance of The Nutcracker has been rescheduled for Friday, Dec 14, at 7pm.

Performed by Greensboro Ballet Company

Tchaikovsky's holiday classic, The Nutcracker. Swirling snowflakes, giant mice, dolls that come to life, and sweets from around the world are just some of the characters you’ll experience as you join Clara on her magical adventure! A perennial holiday favorite returns to the newly renovated Carolina... Read More
Doors will open an hour before show time. Tickets are $37.50, $27.50, or $17.50, depending on location. Students and children (ages 1-18 with Student ID) and seniors (60+) save $5 per ticket. A $3 theatre facility fee and sales tax will be added to each ticket. Please note: There is an additional $3.50 per ticket service... Read More

Carolina Theatre. -- 336-333-2605 , https://carolinatheatre.com/event/greensboro-ballets-the-nutcracker/?occurrence_id=3985
$38 - $18

Charlotte -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Sat., Dec. 8, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 )

Levine Center for the Arts: Disney's The Little Mermaid

Performed by JStage

Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film, this full length version of the popular musical will delight audiences, young and old alike. 
Ages 5+. Tickets: $12 in advance/$15 at the door.

Gorelick Hall, Levine Jewish Community Center. , http://www.charlottejcc.org/webpage-directory/the-arts/performances-auditions/
$15 - $12

Flat Rock -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Nov. 29, 2018 - Sat., Dec. 22, 2018 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas All New

Featuring favorite holiday songs, spectacular dance numbers, and sublime vocals, A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas had audiences a-ring-ting-tingle-ing for more. This year’s production, A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas All New, will journey through iconic holiday scenes, including the streets of a bustling... Read More
Tickets are $22 - $57 with a child ticket at $19 for 17 and under.

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- 828-693-0731, toll-free 866-737-8008  , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org/
$57 - $22

Charlotte -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 2:30 PM ( Fri., Dec. 7, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 )

Theatre Charlotte: A Christmas Carol

Theatre Charlotte’s holiday tradition is back for its 12th season.  It is the classic tale of hard-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge who is visited by the ghost of his late partner, Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.  We once again meet such beloved characters as Fezziwig, Belle, Bob... Read More

Theatre Charlotte. --  704-376-3777 , http://www.theatrecharlotte.org
$28

Charlotte -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Dec. 7, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: Spelling 2-5-5

Have you ever wanted to be a star? Simon’s a terrific speller, and now he has a chance to shine as a contestant on a televised spelling bee. Simon’s brother, Jake, who has autism, unwittingly reveals he’s also a gifted speller in a way that’s uniquely his. Sibling rivalry takes center stage as Simon faces... Read More
Dec. 7 to Dec. 16. Play by Jennifer Overton. Recommended for ages 8 and older

Wells Fargo Playhouse at ImaginOn. , http://www.ctcharlotte.org
$

Raleigh -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 )

Raleigh Ringers: The Raleigh Ringers

Performed by The Raleigh Ringers

There’s no better way to ring in the Holidays by than joining The Raleigh Ringers for their annual holiday concerts. Under the direction of David M. Harris, this Raleigh tradition will feature the group’s unique interpretations of sacred, secular, and popular music, including famous rock ‘n’ roll tunes... Read More
$18 - adults; $17 - senior; $15 - groups of 10+; $9 students

Meymandi Concert Hall at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. --  919-847-7574 , http://www.rr.org/holidayconcert
$18 - $9

Greensboro -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Perceiver of Sound League Series

Performed by David Doyle, Polyorchard

A solo performance of a new work with the stolen title of "Folk Forms no. 1" + a solo performance from the great man himself, David Doyle.

Glenwood Books. , http://www.polyorchard.bandcamp.com
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM ( Sat., Nov. 23, 2013 - Mon., Dec. 24, 2018 )

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts: Rudolph: The Musical!

The beloved TV classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season.  Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius  and, of course,... Read More
Children Twelve Months and Older will Require Their Own Tickets

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- Tickets , http://www.dukeenergycenterraleigh.com/event/rudolph-the-red-nosed-reindeer-the-musical-8300
$50 - $15

Raleigh -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM ( Fri., Nov. 30, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Cinderella

This musical comedy is a holiday sugarplum for the whole family. Just the right mixture of comedy and romance can add the sparkle of magic to your holiday season. This visually stunning musical combines elegant costumes and scenery with singing, dancing, conniving step relatives, and resourceful fairy folk.

Raleigh Little Theatre (Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). -- (919) 821-3111 , http://www.raleighlittletheatre.org
$

Salisbury -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 6:30 PM ( Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 )

Piedmont Dance Theatre: The Nutcracker

Performed by Piedmont Dance Theatre, , Salisbury Symphony Orchestra;; David Hagy, director

This year’s production of The Nutcracker has a cast of 110 performers and includes dancers from Piedmont School of Music & Dance, ages 6 to 51.  Guest artists affiliated with Boston Ballet, Royal Ballet, American Ballet Theatre and So You Think You Can Dance will be rounding out the cast in... Read More
 Adult ticket prices range from $25 - $45, and tickets for children, 17 and under, are $17.50 -$25.

Keppel Auditorium. , http://www.piedmontdancetheatre.com
$45 - $17.50

Raleigh -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Raleigh Concert Band: Holiday Concert

Performed by Lem Hardy, conductor; Brandon Martel, assistant conductor.

Program will feature seasonal music arranged for wind ensembles and concert bands, including Leroy Anderson’s “A Christmas Festival” and “Sleigh Ride,” a Christmas sing-along, music from Home Alone 2, and other holiday favorites.
Cost: $10 adults, $5 seniors, $5 students (with valid student ID), free for children 12 and younger and for Broughton High School students (with valid student ID).

Broughton High School. -- (984) 464-1213 , http://www.thercb.org
$10 - $5

Charlotte -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Carolina Pro Musica: Christmas at St. Mary's

Performed by Carolina Pro Musica

Annual holiday event with music from medieval and Renaissance times, readings of the season, carols for all to sing. Bob Sweeten, Max on the Bob and Sheri Show, returns to tell the Christmas story. Musicians appear in period attire. Two performances.

Saint Mary's Chapel. -- 704-334-3468 , http://www.carolinapromusica.org
$16 - $8

Cary -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Dec. 14, 2018 - Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 )

The Cary Theater: Home Alone Quote-Along

Toy Drive for Eastern NC Toys for Tots; admission is $8 or one unwrapped toy donation.

The Cary Theater. -- 919-462-2051 , http://www.thecarytheater.com
$8

Charlotte -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM ( Sat., Dec. 8, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 )

Levine Center for the Arts: Disney's The Little Mermaid

Performed by JStage

Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film, this full length version of the popular musical will delight audiences, young and old alike. 
Ages 5+. Tickets: $12 in advance/$15 at the door.

Gorelick Hall, Levine Jewish Community Center. , http://www.charlottejcc.org/webpage-directory/the-arts/performances-auditions/
$15 - $12

Raleigh -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Dec. 6, 2018 - Mon., Dec. 17, 2018 )

Sonorous Road Productions: The Gift of the Magi

Performed by Sonorous Road Theatre

The timeless classic “The Gift of the Magi” tells the tale of newlywed couple Jim and Della Young and their search for Christmas gifts for each other. The short story was originally published in 1905 and has been re-told in movie and TV adaptions numerous times over the years. Sonorous Road’s re-telling of... Read More
Please note: This is an immersive experience following scenes that take place throughout the theatre building. There will be approximately 50 min of standing / walking time. The lobby speakeasy where live music is provided will have seating available and can be accessed 45 minutes prior to your ticketed show time.

Sonorous Road Theatre, Royal Bakery Building. -- (919) 803-3798, staff@sonorousroad.com , https://www.sonorousroad.com/magi
$25

Raleigh -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse: Bruce Smith Trio

 Bruce Smith Trio, Latin/Jazz music

Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse. , http://www.brasasteakhouse.org
Free, donations accepted

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Dec. 7, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 )

UNC School of the Arts: The Nutcracker

Ticket prices (not including $5 presale event discount) are: Prime Orchestra, $83; Orchestra Center, $61 for adults and $40 for children 13 and under; Orchestra Sides and Front Balcony, $51 for adults and $35 for children 13 and under; Center Balcony, $38 for adults and $28 for children 13 and under; Rear Balcony, $29 for adults... Read More
Those who purchase tickets at the box office opening kick-off event will receive a $5 discount off each ticket. The discount is limited to four tickets per person and cannot be combined with any other discount. The kick-off event at the Stevens Center on September 22 (10am - 12pm) will feature a variety of free fun... Read More

Stevens Center. , http://uncsa.edu/performances
$83 - $24

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Dec. 7, 2018 - Fri., Dec. 21, 2018 )

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem: An Old Salem Christmas Carol

A couple invites a passing stranger into their home on Christmas Eve.  The story he tells them is magical, and yet vaguely familiar…  It’s 1887, and hard times have fallen on the people of Winston and nearby Salem.  Tobacco rolling machines are replacing manual jobs, and bad rains have hurt farms.... Read More

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. , http://www.thelittletheatreofws.org
$27.50