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5 Events Not To Miss This Holiday Season

From gingerbread house-making to the holiday parade and nights of music, here's a few events that will make this season even more memorable

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Messiah Choruses and More

Dec. 15

Join the North Carolina Symphony at Memorial Hall for this concert including classic pieces by Handel, Bach, Vaughan Williams and others. Tickets: $18+.

Photo Courtesy North Carolina Symphony
Photo Courtesy North Carolina Symphony

Decorate Your Own Gingerbread House

Dec. 4, 11 & 18

The Root Cellar invites kids of all ages to get creative with candy canes and icing. Supplies, decorations, hot cocoa and cookies included. Tickets: $25.

“Naughty and Nice – An Evening of Songs and Stories”

Dec. 11

Authors Lee Smith and Jill McCorkle join forces with singer-songwriters Marshall Chapman and Matraca Berg for this wonderful revue of songs and stories at Leland Little Auctions in support of Burwell School Historic Site. Tickets: $75.

Jill McCorkle, Marshall Chapman, Matraca Berg and Lee Smith. Photo by Thomas Rankin.
Jill McCorkle, Marshall Chapman, Matraca Berg and Lee Smith. Photo by Thomas Rankin.

St. Nick Collection Kick-Off

Dec. 9

Discover jolly old Saint Nick and spread a little holiday cheer for N.C. Cancer Hospital patients and their caregivers at this evening put on in partnership with UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Attendees are encouraged to bring art supplies to donate.

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade

Dec. 10

Take part in this annual parade showcasing the rich diversity in our community. It will begin in front of the Morehead Planetarium, continue down Franklin Street and make its way to Carrboro Town Hall. Free.