Christmas at the Library
5-10 p.m. (also Saturday). The Billy Graham Library, 4330 Westmont Drive. $10 parking fee. 704-401-3200.
See a live nativity, enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides through light displays ($7, $3 for kids 12 and younger), hear carolers and Christmas music, shop for gifts, and sample holiday goodies including cinnamon rolls and apple cider.
‘Miracle on 34th Street’
7:30 p.m. (also 1 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday). McColl Family Theatre at ImaginOn, 300 E. Seventh St. www.ctcharlotte.org.
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte’s faithful adaptation of the 1947 film about a white-bearded gentleman who emerges in New York and claims to be the real Santa.
SlamCharlotte Poetry Slam
8 p.m. Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St. $10. 704-372-1000.
The last competitive Slam of the year, with featured artist Bryant Cross. The Blumenthal hosts these spoken-word poetry events monthly; they contain adult language and content.
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