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Get in the Holiday Spirit with These December Activities

By Julia McInnis

Staff Writer

With the end of the semester fast approaching, Titans may find themselves with more time on their hands during GTCC's holiday break. Here are several fun ways to fill it.


Kersey Valley Christmas

$10 per car

$20 for 20 passenger van +


Friday & Saturday 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Sunday 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Dec 19, 20, 21, 22 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm


Winter Wonder Lights at Greensboro Science Center

Now until January 3rd.

4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455

Piedmont Winterfest

Ice skating Outdoors

Now until January 31st.

123 Lewis St., Greensboro, NC 27401

Country Christmas at McLaurin Farms

Weekends in December 2–6, 9–13, 16–24 & 26–27

1219 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, NC 27403

Downtown Greensboro

Downtown Greensboro is offering an array of events and experiences all month long. From the first weekend Light the Night December 4 & 5. To a modify parade Balloon Regatta December 12-13. Plus evening experiences like Peppermint Alley, Sonic Forest, and Tinsel Town. Don't forget to make reservations to see Santa at the Carolina Theatre. Walk downtown Greensboro and see festive window displays at local retailers.

When: All Month Long of December

Address: Downtown Greensboro

High Point

Candles and Cobbler

Uncle Cheesecakes

Wed, December 7, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Tinsley Drive #111 High Point, NC 27265

Breakfast with Santa and Toy drive

Sat Dec 10 2022 at 08:30 am to 11:00 am

1917 North Centennial Street,,High Point,27262,

Princess Christmas Storytime and Crafts

Fri. Dec 16, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Reserving Royalty Character Company & Children's Venue, 204 Kelly Place,High, NC,

High Point University's Annual Christmas Drive

Families, friends and neighbors are invited to join in the traditions at the drive-through event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 19 through Sunday, Jan. 1.

One University Parkway, High Point, NC

Sneaker Balling for Christmas

Live DJ, Food Vendors, 360 camera, Shoe Cam (at the door), Casual Dress Code!!!

Dress To Impress and Bring Your A1 Shoe Game!!?

Sun Dec 25 2022 at 8:00 pm to Dec 26 2022 12:30 am High Point’s Gallery on Main, 100 South Main Street, High Point, NC


Korner’s Folly

From Nov. 25 to Jan. 7, visitors can enjoy self-guided holiday tours of the home each day except Monday. Tickets can be purchased onsite or online, and tours last around an hour. In addition, Körner’s Folly offers guided candlelight tours Dec. 3 and Dec. 17 (5-9 p.m.) Advanced tickets are required and can be purchased. 413 S. Main St., Kernersville, NC


Old Salem and Gardens

happening each Saturday now through Dec. 17, plus Dec. 31, as well as a new tradition, Salem Night, on Dec. 17.

900 Old Salem Rd., Winston Salem, NC

Tanglewood Festival of Lights

The Festival is open nightly from now until Dec. 31. Entrance fees are paid at the gate; $20 cash / $23 credit card for family vehicles (cars, trucks, vans). To avoid lengthy wait times, we highly suggest visiting on a weeknight when crowds are smaller, particularly early in the season. 4061 Clemmons Rd., Clemmons, NC

The Nutcracker

The production opens Friday, Dec. 9, and runs for 11 performances through Dec. 18. Tickets, which can be purchased online here, begin at $25 with proceeds supporting student scholarships. In addition, UNCSA is once again offering a kid-friendly alternative in the form of the Nutcracker Tea Party (Dec. 17-18), held on campus in the Agnes de Mille Theatre. (UPDATE, all Tea Party tickets are sold out.) UNC School of Arts, Stevens Center theatre downtown Winston Salem, NC

Holidays at Reynolda

You can experience Reynolda’s wonder first-hand during one of the many holiday events planned this year. The festivities are highlighted by a new tour, “Through the Years: Christmas at Reynolda,” offering a festive glimpse into Reynolda’s past. Other seasonal events include the Enchanted Christmas Evening tours (Dec. 9, 15) and Caroling Fridays, (Dec. 2, 9, 16), along with special shopping days, musical performances, family-first workshops, and more.

2250 Reynold Rd., Winston Salem, NC

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