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Asheville -- Mon., Dec. 17, 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

Raleigh -- Mon., Dec. 17, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Philharmonic Association: Triangle Youth Music

Performed by Triangle Youth Philharmonic; Hugh Partridge, conductor

Adults $15, Seniors $10 and children $5

Athens Drive High School. -- 919-645-8435 , http://philharmonic-association.org/
$15 - $5

Greensboro -- Mon., Dec. 17, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Carolina Theatre of Greensboro: Miracle on 34th Street

The Carolina Classic Holiday Movies are sponsored by our friends at The Deuterman Law Group who will be accepting donations for the Greensboro Urban Ministry in the lobby before the movie screenings. Guests who bring two or more items with them to theatre's holiday movies will receive $1 off concessions as a thank you!

Carolina Theatre of Greensboro. -- 336.333.2605 , http://www.carolinatheatre.com
$

Raleigh -- Mon., Dec. 17, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Philharmonic Association: Holiday Concert

Performed by Triangle Youth Philharmonic with International Ballet Company

Holiday music with ballet performances of excerpts from The Nutcracker.

Meymandi Concert Hall at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- (919)645-8435 , http://philharmonic-association.org/
Adults $10; Seniors/Children $5

Charlotte -- Mon., Dec. 17, 2018 at 7:00 PM

The Duke Mansion: A Very Merry Mansion

Performed by Carolina Vocal Projects

Description: Join us for an evening of holiday music & cheer featuring Carolina Vocal Projects while surrounded in majestic seasonal splendor of the historic Duke Mansion. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales help to preserve & protect our historic home. Be sure to buy your ticket in advance as space is limited.... Read More
Tickets: $15 

The Duke Mansion. -- 917-684-5033, carolinavocalprojects704@gmail.com , https://www.carolinavocalprojects.org
$15

Raleigh -- Mon., Dec. 17, 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 -- Mon., Dec. 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 - Tue., Dec. 18, 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
$27 Adults, $23 Seniors/Students/Military, $21 groups of 10+. Prices do not include tax of 7.25% or online fees.

Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Center at NC State University. -- thejusticetheaterproject@gmail.com,  919-264-7089 , http://www.justicetheaterproject.org
$27 - $21

Fayetteville -- Mon., Dec. 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra: Magical Mozart

Performed by Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

St. John’s Episcopal Church is the perfect place to experience the magic of Mozart. Music Director, Stefan Sanders and the wind players of the FSO have crafted a program highlighting Mozart’s three most popular operas, The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro, and Don Giovanni, as well as the brooding Serenade No. 12... Read More
Tickets: $28 Adults, $25 Seniors/Military, $11 College Students, $11 Children Ages 6-18, Children 5 and under FREE.

St. John's Episcopal Church. , http://www.fayettevillesymphony.org
$28 - $11

Raleigh -- Mon., Dec. 17, 2018 at 8:00 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 -- Mon., Dec. 17, 2018 at 9:00 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

Blowing Rock -- Tue., Dec. 18, 2018 at 3:30 PM ( Tue., Nov. 6, 2018 - Tue., Dec. 18, 2018 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Afternoon Art Club

Children ages 6 - 10 are invited to join us for creative art-making activities through a variety of media, from watercolor to clay.
Tuesdays 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- jennifer@blowingrockmuseum.org , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
Free

Wilmington -- Tue., Dec. 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Wilmington Boys Choir: Holiday Pops: A Dickens Christmas

Performed by Wilmington Boys Choir

The Wilmington Boys Choir will perform your favorite Christmas Carols and Holiday Classics. Dinner and Drinks included. Tickets $30
More information:    Read More

Country Club of Landfall. -- (828) 337-5873 , http://www.wilmingtonboyschoir.org
$30

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Dec. 18, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Winston-Salem Symphony: Handel's Messiah

Performed by Winston-Salem Symphony; Christopher Gilliam, conductor, Winston-Salem Symphony Singers

Celebrate the season with one of music's greatest Christmas traditions with the Symphony Singers. Handel’s immortal oratorio is widely regarded as music’s most affecting message of faith and is perfect for the holidays!

Centenary United Methodist Church. -- 336-464-0145 , http://www.WSsymphony.org
$

Raleigh -- Tue., Dec. 18, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 - Tue., Dec. 18, 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
$27 Adults, $23 Seniors/Students/Military, $21 groups of 10+. Prices do not include tax of 7.25% or online fees.

Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Center at NC State University. -- thejusticetheaterproject@gmail.com,  919-264-7089 , http://www.justicetheaterproject.org
$27 - $21

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Dec. 18, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Salem Band: ’Twas the Night Before Christmas

Performed by Salem Band; Eileen Young, director, James Allbritten, Salem Saxophone Quartet

Join Salem Band and guest narrator/vocal soloist James Allbritten (General/Artistic Director, Piedmont Opera of Winston-Salem) as we reminisce and dream about Christmas Eves past and future. Hear Jamie sing “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and narrate Clement Clark Moore’s “’Twas the Night... Read More
The lovely New Philadelphia Moravian Church will be decorated for Christmas! Enjoy pre-concert music by Salem Saxophone Quartet. Participate in your community with Holiday sing-alongs and donations to our annual charity partner, Sunnyside Ministry. Plenty of free and close parking available.

New Philadelphia Moravian Church. -- musicdirector@salemband.org 336-413-2180 , http://www.salemband.org
Free

Garner -- Tue., Dec. 18, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Tue., Dec. 11, 2018 - Tue., Dec. 18, 2018 )

Lorraine's Coffee House & Music: Bluegrass Jam Session

Lorraine's Coffee House & Music. , http://www.lorrainescoffeehouse.com
Free

Flat Rock -- Wed., Dec. 19, 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

Raleigh -- Wed., Dec. 19, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse: Josh Colton

Josh Colton, Latin/Jazz music

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

Greensboro -- Wed., Dec. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Carolina Theatre of Greensboro: The Muppet Christmas Carol

The Carolina Classic Holiday Movies are sponsored by our friends at The Deuterman Law Group who will be accepting donations for the Greensboro Urban Ministry in the lobby before the movie screenings. Guests who bring two or more items with them to theatre's holiday movies will receive $1 off concessions as a thank you!

Carolina Theatre of Greensboro. -- 336.333.2605 , http://www.carolinatheatre.com
$

Wilmington -- Wed., Dec. 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM

North Carolina Symphony: Holiday Pops

Performed by Wesley Schultz, conductor

Wesley Schulz, conductor Celebrate the sounds of the season with all of your holiday favorites, from “Greensleeves” to “White Christmas,” and much more—and join in our traditional sing-a-long!

Wilson Center, Cape Fear Community College. -- (919) 733-2750 , http://www.ncsymphony.org
$

Greensboro -- Wed., Dec. 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Carolina Theatre of Greensboro: The Shop Around the Corner

The Carolina Classic Holiday Movies are sponsored by our friends at The Deuterman Law Group who will be accepting donations for the Greensboro Urban Ministry in the lobby before the movie screenings. Guests who bring two or more items with them to theatre's holiday movies will receive $1 off concessions as a thank you!

The Crown at The Carolina Theatre. -- 336.333.2605 , http://www.carolinatheatre.com
$

Cary -- Wed., Dec. 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Cinema Overdrive: Blazing Magnum

The Cary Theater. -- 919-462-2051 , http://www.thecarytheater.com
$5

Charlotte -- Wed., Dec. 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Dec. 5, 2018 - Sat., Dec. 22, 2018 )

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte: The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical

It's time to visit the lovable, zany residents of Armadillo Acres! While preparing to decorate for a holiday contest, a new Scrooge-like resident begins to wreak havoc on the festivities. With instant holiday classics like "The 12 Days of Amnesia", "Trailer Park Christmastime" and "Christmas in my Mobile Home", get ready for a... Read More
Groups of ten receive a 10% discount, your 10th seat is free! Groups of 20 receive a 20% discount. All groups will have seats reserved together.

Hadley Theater, Queens University. -- 704-342-2251, info@atcharlotte.org , http://www.atcharlotte.org/
$

Flat Rock -- Wed., Dec. 19, 2018 at 7:30 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

Cary -- Wed., Dec. 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Jason Adamo

Jason Adamo, Pop/Rock

MacGregor Draft House. , http://www.macgregordrafthouse.com
Free