Happy Friday Charlotte! In just a few hours many of you will have 48 hours to do whatever you want! And you’re in luck, Charlotte Culture Guide can answer that nagging question, “what am I going to do this weekend?” Here is just a small sampling of all the great things there are to do in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County this weekend.
Million Dollar Quartet
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the smash hit Broadway musical, inspired by the true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time.
Fri., Dec. 9 – Sun., Dec. 11
Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts
A Tuna Christmas
1 spaceship. 2 actors. 21 characters. 364 costume changes. 1,003 LAUGHS. A TUNA CHRISTMAS comes to NoDa. Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the theatre, they’re back – the Tuna Christmas family has found their way to CAST Noda for their annual Holiday extravaganza.
Fri., Dec. 9 – Fri., Dec. 23
Carolinas Actors Studio Theatre
Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells
First grader Junie B. Jones can’t decide how she feels about the holidays. Will Junie B. have a last-minute change of heart and show her true holiday spirit? A refreshing, new story for the season, this entertaining show has laughs to spare!
Sat., Dec. 10 – Fri., Dec. 23
McColl Family Theatre
The Velveteen Rabbit
All the other toys in the nursery snub the Velveteen Rabbit for being boring, old-fashioned and stuffed with sawdust. But when the Boy discovers the little rabbit under his tree on Christmas morning, they become instant friends.
Fri., Dec. 9 – Fri., Dec. 30
Wells Fargo Playhouse
The 57th Annual Singing Christmas Tree
t’s one of Charlotte’s most beloved and spectacular presentations – Carolina Voices’ annual Singing Christmas Tree. Starring the 80+ member MainStage Choir standing atop a 32-foot glimmering Tree, this magical show features everyone’s favorite holiday songs performed along side a cast of special guests.
Sat., Dec. 10 – Sun., Dec. 11
Saturday Night Cine Club – Le Quattro Volte
This visual poem brings to life Pythagoras’s theory that the soul moves from human to animal to vegetable to mineral in its evolutionary journey. Wordlessly, the film follows an elderly Italian goat herder as he makes the remarkable transition.
Sun., Dec. 11 @ 7:30pm
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