Photos: More than 200 people entered cards. Here's a winning one from Patrick Janzen, 8, and a few more entries.
There's a good bet your favorite Christmas movie or TV special will be on the next few weeks. Check out our guide to Christmas TV.
The world falls into two holiday camps: those who love receiving books as gifts; those who do not. Most of my friends (many of them inveterate book clubbers), are thrilled with such a gift.
For 29 years, The Charlotte Observer has worked with charities in our region to determine their needs and then published those for our readers during the holiday season.