Don't miss these upcoming events close to home.
1 "It's a Wonderful Life"
Theater students to present classic Christmas story in the style of a 1940s radio play. $5.
When: 6:30 p.m. Dec. Friday-Saturday
Where: Central Cabarrus High School, 505 N.C. 49 S., Concord.
2 Christmas Show
Jeff Whittington will perform bluegrass-flavored holiday music. $10.
When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday
Where: Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord.
3 Book Signing
Local journalist Helen Arthur-Cornett will sign copies of the books "Remembering Concord" and "A Light and Lively Look Back at Cabarrus County."
When: 1-3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Concord Museum, 11 Union St. S., Suite 104, Concord.
4 Santa Claus is Coming
Three-hour program for kids to feature Christmas crafts, games and pictures with Santa. $20 includes lunch.
When: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Frank Liske Park, 4001 Stough Road, Concord.