Don't miss these coming events close to home.
1 49ers basketball
The UNC Charlotte 49ers will play Richmond. Tickets are available at the Athletic Ticket Office. General public admission starts at $10.
When: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4.
Where: Halton Arena.
2 Hike for Your Health
This is a medium- to fast-paced walk. Ages 12 and up. Free. Call to register 704-598-8857.
When: 7 p.m. Jan. 3.
Where: Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte.