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Union County Christmas Parade

2 p.m. l Free Floats, marching bands, princesses, special appearance by Santa Claus. Presented by Alliance for Children. Historic Downtown Monroe www.historicdowntownmonroe.org

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Holiday Festival of Lights/ 12 Days of Christmas

Nov. 29 l Free Nov. Starts More than 75,000 lights illuminating the historic buildings and landscape. Strolling Victorian singers and Santa visits on this night. Continues on weekends through Dec. 22. www.waxhaw.com

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Kid’s Crafts at The Museum

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tired of shopping? Come and play at the museum.Free crafting activities with museum ticket. Museum of the Waxhaws www.museumofthewaxhaws.org

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Christmas Tea with Mrs. Claus

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2 p.m. – 4 p.m. $20 per person. Call for reservations. (704) 843-1832 Museum of the Waxhaws www.museumofthewaxhaws.org

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5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Music and special performances by school and church groups, cookies and hot chocolate. Please bring a new toy, non-perishable food item and/or stocking stuffer to be given to the Union County Christmas Bureau and receive a ticket to be entered to win a prize. Pictures with Santa available for $5. Weddington Town Hall,1924 Weddington Road www.townofweddington.com or (704) 846-2709

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Union Symphony Youth Orchestra with Union County Youth Ballet Dec. 7:30 p.m. Guest Artists: Marvin Ridge Advanced Chorus, Union Jazz and Marvin Ridge Jazz Tom LaJoie, music director Bonita Simpson, ballet director Free l Monroe Crossing Mall www.unionsymphony.org

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Stallings Christmas Tree Lighting

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Monroe Christmas Tree Lighting

6:30 p.m. l Free Tree lighting, Santa, hot cocoa and sweets and live music! Stallings Municipal Park www.stallingsnc.org

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6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Union Jazz at 6 p.m. Tree lighting ceremony at 6:30 p.m Activities until 9 p.m.: Pictures with Santa, Rudolph & Frosty; food vendors; Carriage and trolley rides; live carolers; Christmas petting zoo Downtown business open house Historic Downtown Monroe www.historicdowntownmonroe.org

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Santa's Clay Workshop

10 a.m. – Noon All "elves" will be busy creating gifts for friends and family on their list.

Ages 5-12 $20, includes all tools materials and firing fees. Register online www.artsdelivered.com or call (704) 618-2222 Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center www.indiantrail.org

Union Lifestyle Dec Jan 2014  

For and about Union County residents; interesting people, places and things to do.

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