CHARLOTTE, NC — If you’re looking for something to do in the Charlotte this weekend, we’ve got a list of highlights for you. There’s a Krampus Krawl in NoDa, a luminary walk in Freedom Park and an opportunity to have your pet’s photo taken with Santa.
There’s also one more thing to look forward to this weekend. The Queen City metro region will see its first snowfall of the season Friday as a cooler temperatures move into the area, according to a National Weather Service forecast. You can read more about the weekend forecast here.
Here are some of the top events in Charlotte the weekend of Dec. 8-10:
NoDa Krampus Krawl — Enjoy a night of festivities and performances as St. Nick and his Krampus roam through the NoDa Arts District. Saturday, Dec. 9.
A Night To Remember — Join the North Meck Animal Rescue for it’s North Meck Luminary Walk to honor the memories of loved ones and pets. Freedom Park, 1900 East Blvd., Charlotte. Saturday, Dec. 9, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Los Angeles Lakers — The Hornets take on the Lakers at home Saturday night. If you don’t have a ticket, you can watch the game on Fox Sports Southeast. Saturday, Dec. 9, Spectrum Center, Charlotte. 7 p.m.
The Singing Christmas Tree– Join the Carolina Voices for the 63rd performance of a beloved holiday tradition in Charlotte. Three performances at Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts, 430 S. Tryon St., Charlotte. Dec. 9-10.
Pet Photos with Santa — Help your four-legged buddy get into the Christmas spirit with a photo with Santa. This event is free and pets must be on a leash or in a carrier. Long Animal Hospital & Emergency Center, 2523 South Blvd., Charlotte. Saturday, Dec. 9 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Want to post your next neighborhood event on the Patch? We do too! No matter how big or small it may be, if it’s local, it has a place on the Patch calendar.
Posting an event is as simple as 1, 2, 3. Here’s how to do it:
Create a Patch account and sign up to post your own local content on Patch, totally free. It’s probably the easiest thing you’ll do all day.Make a Calendar Event and fill it with all the awesome info that people need to add it to their list of things to do in their neighborhood. Choose a fun image to upload and most importantly – have fun with it! It’s your event, and the possibilities are endless.Post it on Patch! That’s it. Get ready for RSVPs.
You can share your event for free to three Patches, or if you really want to get the community’s attention, you can pay $20 to feature your event. When an event is featured, it receives priority placement on the local calendar as well as on the homepage, article pages and in the daily newsletter (if available) the week before the event.