Did you open your Google Calendar to see that January 2020 page in all it’s glory and found it … *GASP* … empty?!?! Never fear, we are here to help! We’ve made it our New Year’s Resolution to help Charlotteans keep their calendars full so they can get out and explore this wonderful city. Start your year off with music, dancing, acting, a bit of history and a whole lot of fun:
Twelfth Night: The Vanishing Holiday
Jan. 4 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
President James K. Polk State Historic Site
The Thanksgiving leftovers are (hopefully) all gone. The Christmas presents have been opened and returned for the correct sizes. The New Year’s Eve ball has dropped and we’ve rung in the new decade. The holidays are all over for now… or so you thought. What if we told you there was a holiday that was once widely celebrated and has all but vanished being celebrated this weekend?
This Saturday, January 4, head to the President James K. Polk State Historic Site in Pineville to celebrate Twelfth Night, a holiday so obscure that even social media managers can’t figure out how to make it work with their brands. Join historian Ron Vinson as he walks you through the holiday’s medieval origins, Shakespeare’s play of the same name and it’s connections to the Colonial Carolinas all while enjoying traditional tunes and desserts.
The event is free but you will need to register. Click here for registration and more information.
Fill up that new 2020 planner:
We’d offer to sing “Happy Birthday” but we don’t want to upstage any of the musicians.
Celebrating 10 Years: A Jazz at the Bechtler Birthday Bash
January 3 – The Bechtler
“How could I not pick an event with my name in it?” – Porter Metzler, Biscuit Staff
Porter Blue with Flame Tides Concert
January 3 – The Evening Muse
Help! We need some tickets! Help! Not just any tickets!
Abbey Road LIVE! Beatles Tribute
January 4 – Visulite Theatre
An event with a good cause and a name that sounds like a Saturday morning cartoon? Sign us up!
Purpose CLT’s Bonanza Extravaganza
January 4 – Pinhouse
We’ll huff and we’ll puff and we’ll bring the whole house down with thunderous applause!
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte Presents “The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs”
January 4-18 – ImaginOn
The Queen City turns into the King City this Sunday.
Three Kings Day – Día de Reyes
January 5 – Levine Museum of the New South
Want to flex your Star Wars knowledge? This is the way.
The Mandalorian & Star Wars Trivia Night
January 6 – Divine Barrel Brewing
If you’re looking to move and groove more in 2020, Dina Badawy has you covered.
Walk Up Wednesday: New Year Movement
January 8 – Harvey B. Gantt Center
You’ve made the New Year’s resolution to start writing a book for the past 10 years in a row. Let Skillpop help you make this year THE year.
Write Your First Book Skillpop
January 9 – Hygge Coworking (W Hill Street)
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