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Fun in Charlotte: Hanukkah celebration, Polar Express in PJs, ornament making

SouthPark Hanukkah Celebration SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon RoadSunday 5 p.m.: A giant menorah lighting, Hanukkah treats like donuts, gelt (chocolate candy shaped like coins), music, children’s activities and more.
SouthPark Hanukkah Celebration SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon RoadSunday 5 p.m.: A giant menorah lighting, Hanukkah treats like donuts, gelt (chocolate candy shaped like coins), music, children’s activities and more. DAVID T. FOSTER III-dtfoster@cha

SouthPark Hanukkah Celebration

SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Road

Sunday 5 p.m.: A giant menorah lighting, Hanukkah treats like donuts, gelt (chocolate candy shaped like coins), music, children’s activities and more.

PJs in North Pole City

Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St.

Sunday 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 2-5 p.m.: Celebrate the season with an IMAX screening of “The Polar Express” while bundled in your coziest pajamas. Enjoy snacks, hot chocolate, holiday crafts and story time and Santa Claus. Admission $14/$17 adults, $16/$19 children. www.discoveryplace.org

Handmade Holiday Gift Exchange

Craft Tasting Room, 1320 S. Church St.

Sunday 7-9 p.m.: Share the love of handmade by bringing 3-5 unwrapped handmade gifts to swap with others. Gifts will be placed in categories of $5, $15, $15 and $40+. Snacks provided, more than 30 beers and cider on tap. www.facebook.com/CrownTownHandmade/events

Ceramic Holiday Ornament Workshop

Small Hands Big Art, 8025 Audrey Kell Road, Suite 103

Monday, 3:30-5 p.m.: Learn hand-sculpting techniques to create one-of-a-kind clay ornaments. They provide instruction, examples and inspiration, tools and materials (including clay and glaze). Finished kiln-fired pieces available for pickup the following week. Ages 6-14; fee $55. www.smallhandsbigart.com/workshops

Andy McKee

Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St.

Thursday, 8 p.m.: An acoustic guitar player who has become popular after receiving more than 20 million views on his collective YouTube videos. Tickets $22/$25, www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.

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