2018 At A Glance
8-18 “It’s A Wonderful Life: A Radio Play” at The Haid Theatre, Belmont Abbey College, Evenings, 8 p.m., Sun. 2:30 p.m.
10 Veteran’s Day Parade and Ceremony at Main Street and Stowe Park, 11 a.m.
11 Fairy Fest at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
17 Boutique Belmont Christmas Market at Stowe Manor, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
18 Arts at the Abbey Concert with Carolina Pro Musica and music for Queen Anne’s Revenge at Belmont Abbey Basilica, 8 p.m.
22 Belmont Turkey Day 5K beginning at Walk and Run Belmont, 8 a.m.
23-30 Holidays at the Garden, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 5-9 p.m.
24 Small Business Saturday in the Downtown District
24 Christmas Town USA 5K, Park Road in McAdenville, 6-7:30 p.m.
30 Christmas Town USA Tree Lighting Ceremony, McAdenville, 5 p.m.
1-2 “Christmas at The Abbey” at The Haid Theatre, Belmont Abbey College, Evenings, 8 p.m., Sun. 2:30 p.m.
1-26 Christmas Town USA Lights, McAdenville, 5:30-9:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday)/11 p.m. (Saturday/Sunday)
1-30 Festival of Trees, Stowe Park and Downtown District
1-31 Holidays at the Garden, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 5-9 p.m.
1 Girls on the Run 5K at Stowe Park, 8:30 a.m.
3 Tree Lighting Ceremony at Belmont City Hall, 6 p.m.
4 Belmont Christmas Parade in Downtown Belmont, 3:30 p.m.
6-8 Horse-drawn Carriage Rides in Downtown Belmont. 5:30-9:30 p.m.
8 Arts at the Abbey Holiday Concert with the Abbey Chorus and Instrumental Ensemble at Belmont Abbey Basilica, 8 p.m.
13-15 Horse-drawn Carriage Rides in Downtown Belmont. 5:30-9:30 p.m.
15 Belmont Christmas Village in the Downtown District, 5-9 p.m.
15 Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at York Chester Brewing Company, 7-9 p.m.
22 Santa Hustle North Carolina 5K & Half Marathon, Downtown Belmont, 8-11 a.m.
* = Event continues into the following month.
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden events – www.dsbg.org
Festivals and Belmont BooFest – City of Belmont – Belmont Parks & Rec. Dept. – www.cityofbelmont.org
Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade – Montcross Area Chamber – www.montcrossareachamber.com