Weekend at a Glance: Dec. 19-22

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Weekend at a Glance


Christmas is coming with crafts, carols and candlelight walks!

By Matt Wade


Riverwalk Solstice Celebration Lantern walk
The Solstice Celebration Lantern Walk takes place Saturday evening at the Riverwalk in Hillsborough.


Known for his instrumental skills and distinctive tenor voice, Jim Watson’s Christmas Show comes to Southern Cocktails & Brew for a full set of seasonal favorites and a jolly holiday sing-along.  


Celebrate the best of bluegrass and American folk at the annual Circle 12 Holiday Show at The ArtsCenter.  


Celebrate the winter solstice along the Hillsborough Riverwalk during the Solstice Celebration Lantern Walk. Guests are asked to bring a handmade lantern that lights up to guide them along as they march with the rest of the community.


Shop from more than 60 artisan vendors at The Carolina Inn Holiday Market while you indulge in an array of drinks from the inaugural Holiday Market Bier Garten.  

Other Picks: 

All She Wrote Notes, Happy Hand Lettering Class, Thursday, The Carolina Inn

Nine Ladies Tapping, Thursday, The Carolina Inn 

PopUp Chorus, Thursday, The ArtsCenter

Breakfast with Santa, Friday, The Carolina Inn

Holiday Bingo Party, Friday, The Passmore Center  

‘The Nutcracker,’ Friday, Orange County Sportsplex

18+ Crafter Dark: Wine + Design, Friday, Kidzu Children’s Museum 

‘Songs of Holiday Cheer,’ Friday, PlayMakers Repertory Company 

‘I’ll Be Home for Christmas, Friday, St. Matthews Episcopal Church

Split Type, Friday, Local 506 

Hike for Hope, Saturday, Historic Occoneechee Speedway

Sundaes with Santa, Saturday, Maple View Farm

Holiday Concert, Saturday, The Stage at University Place  

Jeghetto’s Variety Show, Saturday, The PIT

Spiral of Light Winter Solstice Festival, Saturday, The Eco-Institute at Pickard Mountain  

BeauSoleil Cajun Christmas, Saturday, The ArtsCenter

Jon Stickley Trio, Saturday, Cat’s Cradle

Hark! The Angels Sing,’ Sunday, Fairview Baptist Church

‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ Sunday, Silverspot Cinema

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