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Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011

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Kelli Robinson

Kelli Robinson is a freelance writer who lives in Mooresville and has been contributing to Lake Norman Magazine since 2009. She juggles family and writing with humor and lots of chocolate, and enjoys experiencing all the Lake Norman area has to offer.

I had my last leftover turkey sandwich yesterday, gobbled a piece of apple pie for breakfast this morning and killed the cranberry sauce today at lunch. Thanksgiving is officially over.

And now it’s on to the busiest month of the year. How to keep track of all the holiday events and activities in the area? It’s tough, but I’ll do my best to help out! Be sure to check out this month’s issue of Lake Norman Magazine for a wrap up of holiday outings. The magazine staff could have filled an entire publication with everything going on. Here are three additional happenings over the next week to help you and your family deck the halls!

Walk-in Messiah Concert

If you’ve ever longed to stand on stage singing Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus,” here’s your chance! Mitchell Community College in Statesville presents the 28th annual Walk-in Messiah concert this Sunday, December 4 at 3 p.m. Rehearsal will be held the previous day, Saturday, December 3 at 3 p.m. Free admission (for audience and singers) and both the rehearsal and concert will be held at Shearer Hall on the college campus.

Davidson College Christmas Vespers Program

A vesper is a late afternoon or evening worship service. According to Dr. Raymond Sprague, choral director at Davidson College, this Sunday’s Christmas Vespers service is more like the Anglican Lessons and Carols, a traditional service that mixes Bible verses with traditional carols. The service that includes music from the Davidson College Symphony Orchestra and the Davidson Concert Chorale is a tradition that’s a memorable evening for everyone. Free admission, but arrive early for good seating.

Sunday, December 4, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m., Davidson College Presbyterian Church

NorthCross Shopping Center Holiday Ice Skating

NorthCross Shopping Center in Huntersville transforms into a wintry outdoor skating rink this weekend with Holiday Ice Skating. Skating is free and skate rentals are only $6 (available from child’s size 10 to adult size 12). Rink times are as follows:

Wednesday, November 30 & Wednesday, December 1: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Friday, December 2 & Saturday December 3: 12:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Sunday, December 4: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

*North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue will be at the Holiday Ice Skating on Saturday (12-4 p.m.) and Sunday (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.). Bring a pet food donation and receive $1 off your skate rental.

Come back next week so we can talk about the spirit of giving and ways to do so this holiday season!

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