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Weekend at a Glance: December 6-9

Girl Scout Troop 511 wave to people on Franklin Street at the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade.


Head to Memorial Hall and listen to the North Carolina Symphony as they perform holiday classics such as “Christmas at the Movies,” “White Christmas” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” Part of the North Carolina Symphony’s Statewide Holiday Pops, tickets will start at $49, with discount rates for group packages.


Join the Town of Carrboro for a free viewing of the 22nd annual Holiday Tree Lighting at 6pm in the front of Carrboro Town Hall. The choral group from Carrboro Elementary School will perform holiday songs, followed by the tree lighting.


Come be a part of a wonderful holiday tradition in the Triangle: The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade! Presented by the Town of Chapel Hill, experience the exciting sights and sounds of marching bands, vocalists, beautifully decorated floats and youth group performances from 10am-noon.


Cat’s Cradle is hosting a toy drive and hurricane relief concert, partnering with rapper SkyBlew to collect toys, non-perishable goods such as baby formula, canned goods, household supplies, and raise donations for victims of Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael. The show goes from 3-9pm with doors opening at 2pm, featuring SkyBlew along with other local North Carolina artists: J Rowdy & The NightShift, War In The Pocket, Mayday and I, Star. Admission to the show requires donating something off the list of items.

Other Picks

Honeycut Holiday Tree Farm, all weekend, Southern Village

She Loves Me, all weekend, PlayMakers

Christmas in the Ayr, all weekend, Ayr Mount Historic Site

Flip the Script: A Play in Progress, Thursday, The ArtsCenter

Carolina Waves Showcase & Open Mic, Thursday, Cat’s Cradle

The Weisstronauts, Thursday, The Cave

Lunchbox Talk, Thursday, North Carolina Botanical Garden

Holiday Storytime with Zia Susan Gravely, Friday, McIntyre’s Books

Cliff Cash Live!, Friday, The PIT Chapel Hill

Light Up Carrboro, Friday, Carr Mill Mall

Cook a traditional Louisiana Christmas, Friday, Southern Season

Holiday Sip & Shop, Friday, Chapel Hill Public Library

“Love, Actually” – Festive Flicks at the Lumina, Saturday, The Lumina Theater

Joey Calderazzo Trio, Saturday, The ArtsCenter

Winter in the Garden Holiday Festival, Saturday, North Carolina Botanical Gardens

“The Wish Tree” Puppet Show, Saturday, Orange County Public Library

Poetry with Two Southern Ladies, Saturday, Burwell School Historical Site

Hayrides with Santa, Saturday-Sunday, Maple View Farms

Hillsborough Candlelight Tour, Sunday, Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce office

Debbie Moose Reads Carolina Catch, Sunday, McIntyre’s Books

The Carolina Inn Holiday Market, Sunday, The Carolina Inn

The Village Band Free Concert, Sunday, University Place

Hand Lettering and Holiday Tags With All She Wrote Notes, Sunday, The Carolina Inn

The Chapel Hill Philharmonia’s “Dream and Visions” Concert, Sunday, Hill Hall Auditorium