What to do this weekend: holiday edition

Looking for fun holiday plans for you and your future hubby? Here’s what’s going on in the QC.
Billy Graham Library

Speedway Christmas
Head out to Charlotte Motor Speedway to view more than 3 million lights along a 3.5-mile course. The speedway’s village features a petting zoo, horse-drawn carriage rides, Santa and more. Stay a little longer to watch “A Christmas Story” on a 16,000-square-foot high definition TV.
6 to 10 p.m. through Dec. 31 (closed Dec. 25)
$25 per car

The Nutcracker
Take a trip with Clara and view more than 100 dancers with music by the Charlotte Symphony, complete with snowfall, during Blumenthal’s performance of the Christmas classic at Belk Theatre.
Dec. 19
2 and 7 p.m
$25

Carriage Ridges at Billy Graham Library
Experience the magic of Christmas with a ride around the Billy Graham Library grounds on a horse-drawn carriage. Tickets can be purchased in the library parking lot. Rides last around 15 minutes, and carriages seat four adults comfortably.
5 to 10 p.m. (Last ride at 9:45 p.m.)
$7

Holiday on Ice
Head uptown for a night skating on North Carolina’s only outdoor ice skating rink in the heart of Charlotte. Santa Claus will make an appearance from 1 to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
$13

NoDa Holiday Market
Still have a few last minute gifts to take care of? Head to the NoDa Holiday Market to find unique gifts and local art from more than 70 vendors at Center Stage @ NoDa, located at 2315 N. Davidson St.
12 to 8 p.m.

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