Don't miss these upcoming events close to home.
1 Charlotte Comicon
Thousands of new and vintage comic books and related items for sale and trade, along with artists and writers.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 18
Where: Crowne Plaza Charlotte Hotel, 201 S. McDowell St.
Info: www.charlottecomicon.com. 803-547-3995 or 704-907-6690
2 Winter Break Basketball Camps
Camps with focus on specific skills.
When: Various times from Dec. 19 to Dec. 29.
Where: Covenant Recreation and Fitness Center, 1000 E. Morehead St.