38th Annual Fourth Ward Holiday Home Tour
9th and Poplar streets, Fourth Ward
Friday, 5-9 p.m.; Saturday 5-9 p.m.; Sunday 1-5 p.m.: The walkable, self-guided tour includes admission to a variety of private homes in Fourth Ward that have been decorated for the season. Tour guests also receive complimentary horse and carriage rides throughout the neighborhood, wine, food and beer samples. Tickets $25, www.fofw.org.
Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, 4150 Yancey Road
Friday, 4-9 p.m.; Saturday 2-9 p.m.: Olde Mecklenburg Brewery’s version of a holiday market includes gifts and baked goods from 30 local vendors. OMB’s seasonal beers also on tap. More information at www.oldemeckbrew.com.
Foundation for the Carolinas, 220 N. Tryon St.
Friday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m..: A holiday pop-up shop featuring 16 vendors, complimentary holiday beverages from Not Just Coffee and festive gift-wrapping. Complimentary wine and appetizers served 5-7 p.m. More information at www.facebook.com/FindYourCenter/events.
Reed Gold Mine, 9621 Reed Mine Road, Midland
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Enjoy a Christmas candlelight tour in underground mine tunnels decorated for the holidays. Activities include historic toys, games and puzzles, quilting, woodworking, blacksmithing and more. Free. www.nchistoricsites.org/reed
Star Wars Themed Art Crawl
Pint Central, 1226 Central Ave.
Saturday, 8 p.m.: A stationary art crawl in which artists have been encouraged to show art with a Star Wars theme in honor of the upcoming movie. DJ, food and beer available. www.facebook.com/PintCentral/events