Out & about: December 28 - January 3

Monday, December 28

CMS is out for Winter Break...classes resume January 4th.

Winter Camps begin today at Discovery Place. Go one day, or sign up for them all!

Children's Theatre of Charlotte is hosting Mini-Camps throughout the winter school break.

The Leonard Bearstein Symphony Orchestra returns to Founders Hall with performances through December 31.

The new Body Worlds exhibit is now open at Discovery Place. Probably best for older elementary ages and up.

Children's Theatre of Charlotte presents Twas the Night Before with shows through December 30th.

Check out Speedway Christmas at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Definitely a "must-do" for the holidays. More info..

Charlotte Hornets vs. Los Angeles Lakers

Tuesday, December 29

Toddler Tuesdays are back at Sea Life Aquarium today (and every Tuesday),

Head to My Gym Charlotte for Winter Camp this week...three options for camp each day.

Enjoy Take a Break Game Days today and tomorrow at the Museum of York County, 10am-2pm.

A Kannapolis Christmas continues through December 30th.

Wednesday, December 30

Wee Wednesdays continue today at the Main Street Children's Museum at 10:30am.

Don't miss Penguins today at Discovery Place Kids at 11am and 2pm.

Head to Pocket Park in Uptown for FREE Music on Wednesdays, 11:30am-1:30pm.

Don't miss the Charlotte Nature Museum's Wild Wednesday: Crumbs today at 12:30pm.

Both locations of the MINT Museum (Uptown & Randolph) offer FREE Admission today and every Wednesday, 5-9pm.

Charlotte Hornets vs. LA Clippers

Thursday, December 31

Celebrate New Years at Noon today at Discovery Place Kids.

Load up the car and head to Zootastic Park for their Christmas Wonderland of Lights. Tonight is the last night!

Holidays at the Garden is in full swing through January 3 at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.

Departing daily between now and January 3, don't miss Polar Express at Great Smoky Mountain Railroad.

Don't miss Sparkle & Glow New Years Eve at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden this evening, 6-9pm.

Ring in the new year at the family friendly CLT New Years Eve at Romare Bearden Park beginning at 6pm.

Friday, January 1 - Happy New Year!

Holiday on Ice runs through January 3 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza.

Tools of Stone is a not to miss demonstration today at the Schiele Museum at 10am.

Head to the McDowell Nature Center for their Evergreen Scavenger Hunt today at 1pm.

Don't miss Citizen Science Friday: Hawk Watch this afternoon at 1pm at the Charlotte Nature Museum.

Saturday, January 2

Panda-monium wraps up today at Discovery Place.

The Reedy Creek Nature Center hosts Nature Art this morning at 10am for all ages.

Ages 8 to 11 are invited to the McDowell Nature Center for Fire Building 101 this morning at 10:30am.

Lakeshore Learning hosts their Free Crafts For Kids today 11am-3pm. Today the kids will make a Silly Slithering Snake. More info.

Don't miss Hibernation Station events today at Discovery Place Kids at 11am and 2pm.

Charlotte Hornets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Sunday, January 3

Enjoy an afternoon at the Charlotte Nature Museum during their It's Raining Cats and Dogs event today at 12:30pm.

Don't miss the Hot Chocolate Bird Hike this afternoon at 2pm at the Reedy Creek Nature Center.

Head to Discovery Place Kids for their Hibernation Station event today at 2pm.

Ages 6 and up are invited to the McDowell Nature Center for Beavers: Builders of the Forest at 3pm.

Monday, January 4

School's Back in Session!! We made it!!

Ages 3 to 6 are invited to Nature Story Corner this morning at 10am at the Reedy Creek Nature Center.