A Christmas Carol
Dec. 7-16: Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. 704-376-3777; www.theatrecharlotte.org.
Through Dec. 16: Matthews Playhouse, 100 McDowell St., Matthews. 704-846-8343;
Jazz at the Bechtler
Dec. 7: Holiday Jazz. Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 S. Tryon St. 704-353-9200; www.bechtler.org.
Charlotte Childrens Choir
Dec. 8: Christmas Gloria! First United Methodist Church, 501 N. Tryon St. www.charlottechildrenschoir.org.
Dec. 8-9: The 58th Annual Singing Christmas Tree. Ovens Auditorium, 2500 E. Independence Blvd. www.carolinavoices.org.
Claras Trip: A Nutcracker Story
Dec. 7-8: Caroline Calouche & Co. Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-804-2731; www.carolinecalouche.org.
CPCC Dance Theatre
Dec. 7-9: A Patchwork Christmas. Pease Auditorium, 1200 Pease Lane, Charlotte. 704-330-6534; tix.cpcc.edu.
Gallery Crawl happens the first Friday of the month with extended hours and special events.
Cabarrus Arts Council
Through Dec. 20: Hey Diddle Diddle; Shop Seagrove. Historic Courthouse, 65 Union St. S., Concord. 704-920-2787;
Charlotte Artery Gallery
Dec. 7-8: 4 + 4: Small Works Exhibit.1515-C S. Mint St. 704 562-4099, www.charlotteartery.com.
Charlotte Art League
Through Dec. 28: Holiday Arts and Crafts. Opening reception 6-9 p.m. Dec. 7 at 1517 Camden Road. 704-376-2787;
Charlotte Fine Art Gallery
Through Dec. 29: Reflections: Interpretation of Dance & Music. 7510 Pineville-Matthews Road, Suite 12A. 704-541-0741; www.charlottefineart.com.
Through Dec. 30: New paintings by Anne Raymond.1520 S. Tryon St.; 704-370-6337; www.elderart.com.
Hidell Brooks Gallery
Through Dec. 22: Works by Scott Duce and Charles Walker. 1910 South Blvd., Suite 130. 704-334-7302; hidellbrooks.com.
Jerald Melberg Gallery
Through Jan. 5: Works by Charles Basham and Christopher Clamp. 625 S. Sharon Amity Road. 704-365-3000;
RedSky Gallery Elizabeth
Through Dec. 29: Counterparts in Clay, works by Vicki Grant, Myron Whitaker and Doug Delind. 1523 Elizabeth Ave., Suite 120. 704-377-6400; www.redskygallery.com.
Through Dec. 31: New works by Kim Schuessler, Jane Schmidt, Josh Brown and Christy Kinard. Opening reception Dec. 6. 2823 Selwyn Ave. 704-334-7744; www.shaingallery.com.
Through Feb. 27: Andreas Bechtler, the Artist. Works by Andreas Bechtler. Projective Eye Gallery, Center City Building, 320 E. Ninth St.704-687-0833; www.coaa.uncc.edu.
Through Jan 18: SelvEDGE Works by Nava Lubelski. Factory Floor. Works by Libby OBryan.1905 Alumni Drive, Rock Hill. 803-323-2493; www2.winthrop.edu/vpa/Galleries.
At Levine Center for the Arts
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Through Feb. 8: Giacometti: Memory and Presence. 420 S. Tryon St. 704-353-9200; www.bechtler.org.
Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
Through Jan. 1: America I AM: The African American Imprint. 551 S. Tryon St. 704-374-1565; www.ganttcenter.org.
The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography and Film
Through Jan. 21: Out in the Streets. Photos of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. 345 N. College St. 704-333-9755; www.lightfactory.org.
Mint Museum Randolph
Through May 13: European Art, 1750-1900. Through Feb. 17: And the Bead Goes On. Through Jan. 6: Sophisticated Surfaces: The Pottery of Herb Cohen, and The American Art Tile, 1880-1940. 2730 Randolph Road. 704-337-2000; www.mintmuseum.org.
Mint Museum Uptown
Through Jan 20: The Weir Family, 1820-1920: Expanding the Traditions of American Art. Through Jan. 6: Reflections: Portraits by Beverly McIver. Through Jan. 27: Against the Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft, and Design. Through Feb. 24: Vantagepoint X/ Vik Muniz: Garbage Matters. 500 S. Tryon St. 704-337-2000; www.mintmuseum.org.
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