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December 5
Children’s Candle Tea will be held at Kernersville Moravian Church, located at 504 South Main St., on December 5 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
December 5-7
The Day Before Christmas: A Holiday Musical Spectacular, hosted by the East Forsyth High School Friends of the Theatre, will be held at the school, located at 2500 West Mountain St., from December 5 – 7 at 7 p.m., nightly. In this new holiday musical spectacular, there is a flurry of activity at the North Pole. Santa and Mrs. Claus, the elves, the reindeer, the forest animals and even the toys prepare for the biggest night of the year. It takes a lot of planning and hard work to get a sleigh off the ground and to deliver toys to children around the world, but Santa’s team is ready and willing. Or at least they think they are before a tricky Jack Frost decides to stop the Christmas festivities with a little comical chaos and calamity. The Day Before Christmas promises to surprise and delight the young, the young at heart and everyone in between.
December 5
Grinchmas will be held at Caleb’s Creek Elementary School, located at 1109 Salem Crossing Rd., on Thursday, December 5 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Celebrate the season with your fellow Crocs. There will be a 50/50 raffle, basket raffles, food trucks, vendors, pictures with the grinch, games & a special performance from your Caleb’s Creek Dance Team.
December 5
Books Ignite! Book Club will be held at the Senior Center, located at 130 E. Mountain St. (in the basement of The Salvation Army), Thursday, December 5 at 10 a.m. An interactive book club combining traditional discussions of books along with literary activities. Increase awareness and appreciation of an author’s writing experience using unique and imaginative methods and game-type activities. Walk-ins welcome.
December 5
A Very Special Storytime (Fun for babies and kids ages 5 – 17) will be held at the Walkertown Library in the auditorium on Thursday, December 5 at 6:15 p.m. Families are invited for a very special storytime with a very special guest. Free and festive community party with snacks and songs before the special guest joins comes for a story. Children will then get a chance to whisper their holiday wish in his ear as parents snap a picture to remember the fun. The Walkertown Library is located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown. For more information, call 336-703-2990.
December 5
A Very Special Storytime (Fun for babies – age 5, ages 6 – 11, and ages 10 – 17) will be held at Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, on Thursday, December 5 at 6:15 p.m. For more information, call 336-703-2990.
December 5
David Phelps will be featured on Thursday, December 5 at Oaklawn Baptist Church, located at 3500 Kernersville Road. This Christmas concert event is one stop on his “It Must Be Christmas Tour.” For more information, visit www.imcconcerts.com or www.davidphelps.com.
December 6 – 8
Christmas at Maple Glade will be held from December 6 – 8 and December 12 – 14. Enjoy the event at this majestic historic home, fully furnished and decorated for the holidays by area designers & businesses. Located on the historic Oak Ridge Military Academy campus. Tickets are available to the public beginning November 1.
$15 presale, $20 at the door. Organized by the Oak Ridge Historic Preservation Commission.
Proceeds benefit historic preservation at Oak Ridge Military Academy. For more information, visit oakridgenc.com or call Town Hall at 336.644.7009.
December 6
Frosted Family Fun Night will be held at Shady Grove Wesleyan Church, located at 119 North Bunker Hill Road in Colfax, in the Worship Center building, located at 119 N. Bunker Hill Rd., on December 6 at 6 p.m. Decorate Christmas cookies, make ornaments, play games, have pizza and celebrate the season with family. This is an event for everyone of all ages.
December 6
Annual Event benefiting Kernersville Christmas Stocking will be held at Main Street United Methodist Church (UMC), located at 306 S. Main St., on Friday, December 6 at 7 p.m. The event will feature Triad Harmony Express – Christmas Quartet, East Forsyth High School Vocal Ensemble, Piney Grove Elementary School Chorus, Cash Elementary School Cougar Chorus, Sedge Garden Elementary School Chorus, and Alpha and Omega Youth Choir – from Main Street UMC. Music will be provided by Piney Grove Recorder Club and Kernersville Elementary School Hand Bells. There is no admission fee, but donations are welcome. The event is organized by Triad Harmony Express, the Men’s Show Choir of the Triad.
December 6
Christmas Puppet Show ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas at Körner’s Folly will be held at Körner’s Folly, located at 413 S. Main St., on Friday, December 6 at 6 p.m., Saturday, December 7 at 10 a.m., and Friday, December 13 at 6 p.m. Come hear the Körner’s spin on the classic 1820’s poem by Clement Clarke Moore. Puppet show is followed by a visit with Santa in the Reception Room. Bring your camera for this photo opportunity! Purchase tickets at www.kornersfolly.org.
December 7
Pictures with Santa at Linville Forest Church of Christ, located at 450 Linville Road, on Saturday, December 7 from 2 – 4 p.m. You will receive a free 4×6 picture in a frame. The event will also feature cookies, hot chocolate, an activity, and coloring pages. For more information, call 336-784-9562.
December 7
Cookies with Santa will be held at Shady Grove Wesleyan Church, located at 119 North Bunker Hill Rd., in the Worship Center building, located at 119 N. Bunker Hill Rd., on December 7 at 10:30 a.m. Snack on milk & cookies and take pictures with Santa. Enjoy a snowman craft & a live nativity. This is a fundraiser for the church’s Student Ministry. Donations will be accepted during the event.
December 7
Christmas Around Downtown will be held on Saturday, December 7 in downtown Kernersville. Start the day at the Train Depot to collect a map. Visit all the stops on the map to be entered to win a special prize. The Kernersville Museum will be open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. offering holiday treats and a chance to visit and take pictures with Santa from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
December 7
Breakfast with Santa will be held at First Christian Church on December 7 from 9 a.m. – 122 p.m. Santa will be at the church to visit with children. Breakfast is free for children 12 and under and two parents. Each additional adult per family is $3. The church is located at 1130 N. Main St. For more information, call 336-996-73880.
December 7
All You Can Eat Chicken Stew & Raffle will be held at Union Cross Fire and Rescue, located at 4401 High Point Rd., on Saturday, December 7 at 5 p.m.
December 7
2nd Annual Elf Emporium Vendor Event, hosted by the East Forsyth High School (EFHS) Friends of the Theatre, will be held on Saturday, December 7 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the high school, located at 2500 W. Mountain St. Handmade items, vendors with great holiday gift ideas, activities for kids, and festive treats like Christmas cookies. If you are interested in being a vendor for this event, contact EFFriendsoftheTheatre@hotmail.com. The vendor registration form and instructions for registering as a vendor can be found at www.talontheatricalcompany.com/elf-emporium.
December 7
Christmas by Candlelight will be held at Körner’s Folly, located at 413 S. Main St., from December 7 – 21 at 5 p.m., nightly. Meander through all 22 whimsically decorated rooms at your own pace, encountering carolers and costumed actors from Kernersville Little Theatre, and wrap up the evening with hot cider and Moravian cookies on the Porch. Adults: $15, Children (6-18): $6, Under 6: Free. For tickets, visit www.kornersfolly.org.
December 7
Children’s Christmas Program will be held at First Christian Church, located at 1130 N. Main St., on December 7 at 7 p.m.
December 7
Diva 4 Jesus, hosted by Children of Zion, will be held on Saturday, December 7 from 1 – 3 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church, located at 360 Hopkins Rd. The event features a fashion show and dessert.
December 7
Portraits of Winter – Piedmont Chamber Singers Season 42: Images presents Portraits of Winter, a celebration of the holiday season with music that paints images of beauty and festivity. Alongside traditional carols of the season is an eloquent mix of choral sound by composers/arrangers Eric Whitacre, Dan Forrest, Pentatonix, and others. Winter Songs by Ola Gjeilo, accompanied by a string quartet, will take attendees on a journey through the moods, emotions, and serene beauty of winter. Two concerts will be held at Maple Springs United Methodist Church in Winston Salem: Friday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 7 at 3:00 p.m. No tickets are required, but donations are greatly appreciated. Come early as these concerts are usually full-house celebrations.
December 7
A Triad Family Christmas will be held at Triad Baptist Church, located at 1175 S. Main St., on Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8 at 5:30 p.m.
December 7
Kernersville Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held at Harmon Park, located at 152 S. Main St., on Saturday, December 7 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Enjoy singing carols, sip on hot cocoa, eat doughnuts and best of all light the tree.
December 7
Glenn High School Holly Day vendor and craft show will be held at Glenn High School, located at 1600 Union Cross Rd., on Saturday, December 7 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
December 7
All You Can Eat Chicken Stew & Raffle will be held at Union Cross Fire & Rescue, located at 4401 Union Cross Rd., on Saturday, December 7 at 5 p.m.
December 7
Breakfast with Santa at Project:Re3 on Saturday December 7 from 8 – 11 a.m. Santa will visit with children and look over their Christmas list. The cost is $10 per family. (Pay at the door). Each family will receive a pancake breakfast plus a professional photographer will take the family’s picture with Santa and you can snap your own too. Register your entire family/party for one ticket. Do not register multiple times for multiple tickets. This will ensure there is enough time for everyone. Contact the church office for more information or to RSVP at info@projectre3.org or call 336-904-3550. Re3 Church is located at 1474 Kerner Rd.
December 8
KidsCreate Holiday Market will be held on Sunday, December 8 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. in conjunction with the Kernersville Rotary Club’s Annual Pancake Supper at Kernersville Elementary School. Kidpreneurs can rent a space to sell their holiday crafts for just $15. This price includes a table. Space is limited. Email kidscreatemarket@gmail.com if you are interested in a space for the event and they will send you an application. KidsCreate is a craft market for kids to sell their crafts and run their own business.
December 8
Kernersville Christmas Parade will be held in downtown Kernersville on Sunday, December 8 at 2:30 p.m.
December 8
Youth Against Gun Violence will be held at Mt. Zion United Church of God, located at 705 Banner Ave. in Greensboro, on Sunday, December 8 from 3 – 5 p.m. This is a time to collaborate and stop gun violence. Three churches will join forces to raise awareness of “gun violence.” The event is sponsored by Jehovah Shammah Ministries of Kernersville, New Jerusalem Christian Center and Mt. Zion United Church of God. Refreshments will be available. For more information, contact Jehovah Shammah Ministries Pastor Evangelist Dr. Wanda K. Lawrence at 336-547-0251 or Wlawre0824@aol.com.
December 8
Christmas Program will be held at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church (UMC) on Sunday, December 8 at 6:30 p.m., featuring a children’s performance, followed by the annual Christmas Cantata, “Messiah Heaven’s Glory,” arranged by Russell Mauldin and sang by the Bunker Hill UMC Choir. There will be light refreshments and fellowship after the cantata and there will be a special guest at the event as well. The church is located at 1510 Bunker Hill-Sandy Ridge Rd. For more information, call 336-993-8132.
December 8
“Messiah Heaven’s Glory” Christmas Choir Musical will be held at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church on Sunday, December 8 at 6:30 p.m.
December 8
Annual Christmas Program and a special visit from Santa for the children will be located at Union Cross Baptist Church, located at 4350 High Point Rd., on Sunday, December 8 at 6 p.m.
December 8
Christmas Cantata, Candle Lighting and Lovefeast Service will be held at Crews United Methodist Church, located at 4150 Reidsville Rd., on Sunday, December 8 at 5 p.m.
December 8
Annual Ladies Worship by Candlelight Service will be held at Fountain of Life Lutheran Church, located at 323 Hopkins Rd., on December 8 at 7 p.m. An evening of worship for women in all walks of life. Come and bring a friend, your sister, or your mother. Reception following the service with refreshments and delicious treats.
December 9
Caregiver Education and Support Group will be held at the Senior Enrichment Center, located at 130 E. Mountain St., on December 9 at 11 am. The month’s theme is Substance Use and Misuse. Come learn and receive support with other caregivers as the Geriatric and Adult Specialty team leads the presentations. Following each workshop, Debbie McCauley, gerontologist, will assist in a caregiver support session. RSVP required. Call 336-992-0591.
December 10
Storytime (Fun for babies and kids up to age 5) will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, December 10 at 10:30 a.m. A fun-filled 30-minute program with stories, songs, and dancing. This week’s storytime theme is Hanukkah. The Walkertown Library is located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown. For more information, call 336-703-2990.
December 10
Kernersville Neighbors and Newcomers Meeting will be held on December 10 at 10 a.m. at Kernersville Wesleyan Church’s Family Life Center, located at 930 N. Main St. Enjoy the club’s Christmas social. For questions or to RSVP, call Donna Bowman at 336-993-8819 or visit the club’s Facebook page.
December 11
Acoustic Jam Sessions will be held at the Senior Center, located at 130 E. Mountain St. (in the basement of The Salvation Army), on Wednesday, December 11 for a drop-in session from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Bring your favorite acoustic instrument to play or come to listen.
December 11
Round Dancing will be held at the Senior Center, located at 130 E. Mountain St. (in the basement of the Salvation Army), on Wednesday, December 11 from 7 – 9 p.m. Join instructor Barbara Bibb for this fun and energetic dance class. Some instruction is provided, beginners welcome and cueing will depend on the level of experience of dancers. Class fee is $5 per couple per week. Call the Senior Center at 336-992-3180 prior to attending your first class.
December 12
Storytime (Fun for babies and kids up to age 5) will be held at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, December 12 at 10:30 a.m. Join a roomful of toddlers and preschoolers for lively fun, stretching, dancing, rocking, and rolling. Rhymes, chants, and song lyrics develop emerging literacy while everything we do develops rhythm and social skills. The Walkertown Library is located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown. For more information, call 336-703-2990.
December 12
Books Ignite! Book Club will be held at the Senior Center, located at 130 E. Mountain St. (in the basement of The Salvation Army), Thursday, December 12 at 10 a.m. An interactive book club combining traditional discussions of books along with literary activities. Increase awareness and appreciation of an author’s writing experience using unique and imaginative methods and game-type activities. Walk-ins welcome.
December 13 & 14
Follow the Star: A Journey to the Manger will be held at Oak Ridge United Methodist Church, located at 2424 Oak Ridge Road, on December 13 and 14 at 6 p.m. This is an experiential walking journey to the manger. Visitors will view seven different scenes as told by the characters in the Nativity Story.
December 13
“Christmas is Coming” Concert presented by Heart of the Triad Choral Society will be held at Sedge Garden United Methodist Church, located at 794 Sedge Garden Rd., on December 13 at 7 p.m. and December 14 at 3 p.m. Admission is free. A love offering will be taken.
December 13
Holiday Luncheon will be held at the Senior Enrichment Center (SEC) on Friday, December 13 at 12:00 p.m. Encourage all of your fellow Senior Center participants to attend. If you would like to participate in a gift exchange, bring a prewrapped gift valued at $3 or less. Arbor Ridge will bring the main entrée. SEC participants will need to bring appetizers, additional entrées, side dishes and desserts for the event. RSVP and let them know what item you will be bringing to the luncheon with enough to share. The SEC is located at 130 E. Mountain St. For more information, call 336-992-0591.
December 14
Mental Health Wellness for Healthy Christian Living will be held at Jehovah Shammah Ministries, located at 403 Nelson St., on Saturday, December 14 from 9:30 a.m. – noon. There will be a light breakfast from 9:30 – 10 a.m. To register, contact Dianne Walker, ladyintegrity16@yahoo.com.
December 14
Breakfast with Santa will be held at Sedge Garden United Methodist Church, located at 794 Sedge Garden Rd., on December 14 from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. The event will include a pancake breakfast, pictures with Santa, and holiday crafts and music. The event is free, but an unwrapped toy for the Salvation Army toy drive is requested.
December 14
A Kernersville Yuletide will be held in downtown Kernersville on Saturday, December 14 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Körner’s Folly, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, and the Kernersville Museum. As you stroll down Main Street, stop at Körner’s Folly to explore the 1880s house museum adorned in Victorian Christmas décor, and then continue to the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden. Finish up at the Kernersville Museum where you can learn about local history before grabbing a pair of ice skates for a lap around their outdoor ice-skating rink. There are admission fees at the Folly and for the ice-skating rink. For more information about A Kernersville Yuletide, visit www.kornersfolly.org/event/kernersville-yuletide.
December 14
Holiday Celebration and Open House will be held at HORSEPOWER Therapeutic Learning Center, located at 4537 Walpole Rd, High Point, on Saturday, December 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
December 15
Unwrap Christmas Event will be held on December 14 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Sandy Ridge United Methodist Church, located at 2223 Sandy Ridge Rd. Free. Coffee, cocoa and books.
December 15
Youth Christmas Play, “Carols by Candlelight,” will be held at Smith Grove Baptist Church, located on 2707 Sandy Ridge Rd. in Colfax, on Sunday, December 15 at 6 p.m.
December 15
Kids Christmas Musical will be held at Shady Grove Wesleyan Church in the Worship Center building, located at 119 N. Bunker Hill Rd., on December 15 at 6 p.m. This is a story of a boy named Leon who discovered that his name spelled backwards is Noel. Join Leon & the SG Kids as they uncover the true meaning of Christmas. Childcare provided for kids birth -3 yrs.
December 15
Annual Choir Christmas Cantata will be located at Union Cross Baptist Church, located at 4350 High Point Rd., on Sunday, December 15 at 11 a.m.
December 15
Handbell Christmas Concert will be held at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church on Sunday, December 15 at 6:30 p.m.
December 16 & 17
Blithe Spirit auditions for the Kernersville Little Theatre will be held on December 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. at Fitzpatrick Auditorium, located at Kernersville Elementary School, 512 West Mountain Street. Download an audition form (https://kltheatre.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Kernersville-Little-Theatre-Audition-E-Form.docx) and bring three copies with you to the audition. For more information, call 336-993-6556 or email office@kltheatre.com.
December 18
Candle Light Christmas Communion Service will be located at Union Cross Baptist Church, located at 4350 High Point Rd., on Wednesday, December 18 at 7 p.m.
December 18
Acoustic Jam Sessions will be held at the Senior Center, located at 130 E. Mountain St. (in the basement of The Salvation Army), on Wednesday, December 18 for a drop-in session from 10 – 11:30 a.m. Bring your favorite acoustic instrument to play or come to listen.
December 18
Round Dancing will be held at the Senior Center, located at 130 E. Mountain St. (in the basement of The Salvation Army), on Wednesday, December 18 from 7 – 9 p.m. Join instructor Barbara Bibb for this fun and energetic dance class. Some instruction is provided, beginners welcome and cueing will depend on the level of experience of dancers. Class fee is $5 per couple per week. Call the Senior Center at 336-992-3180 prior to attending your first class they may notify Barbara of your participation.
December 19
Books Ignite! Book Club will be held at the Senior Center, located at 130 E. Mountain St. (in the basement of The Salvation Army), Thursday, December 19 at 10 a.m. An interactive book club combining traditional discussions of books along with literary activities. Increase awareness and appreciation of an author’s writing experience using unique and imaginative methods and game-type activities. Walk-ins welcome.
December 19
Candlelight Christmas Service will be held at First Christian Church on December 19 at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1130 N. Main St. For more information, call 336-996-73880.
December 19
Open House at Arbor Ridge, located at 1237 Masten Drive, will be held on Thursday, December 19 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
December 20
Candlelight Christmas Service will be held at The Crossing, located at 1650 Pecan Lane, on December 20 at 7 p.m. For more information, call 336-996-73880.
December 20
Collective Christmas Musical will be held at First Christian Church, located at 1130 N. Main St., on December 20 during two services at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
December 21
STEAM Exploration: Art (Fun for babies – age 5, ages 6 – 11, and ages 10 – 17) will be held at Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, Saturday, Dec 21 at 11 a.m. For more information, call 336-703-2990.
December 21
Cookies with Santa at Gypsy-Road Brewing Company, located at 1105 East Mountain St., on Saturday, December 21 from 4 – 7 p.m. Bring your friends and family out for a meet and greet and pictures with the big guy.
December 21
Paint your Pet with PNK (Project No Kill Canine Rescue) on Saturday, December 21 from 2 – 5 p.m. at Kernersville Brewing Company, located at 221 N. Main St. The instructor will be Joshua Hendry from Pets by Josh. Come paint your pet, meet adoptable dogs, drink, eat and hang out with the wonderful members of the community. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to PNK. To register, visit www.petsbyjosh.com/pnk-pyp-party.
December 22
Love Feast will be held at Sedge Garden United Methodist Church, located at 794 Sedge Garden Rd., on December 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary.
December 22
Christmas Lovefeast and Candle Service will be held at Union Cross Moravian Church, located at 4295 High Point Rd., on Sunday, December 22 at 7 p.m.
December 22
Christmas Cantata, “His name is Jesus,” will be held at Smith Grove Baptist Church, located on 2707 Sandy Ridge Rd. in Colfax, on Sunday, December 22 at 11 a.m.
December 24
Christmas Eve Services will be held at Sedge Garden United Methodist Church, located at 794 Sedge Garden Rd., on December 24 in the sanctuary at 4:30 p.m. for the Communion & Candlelight Contemporary Worship Service and 11 p.m. for the Communion & Candlelight Traditional Worship Service.
December 24
Candlelight Service will be held at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church (UMC) on Tuesday, December 24 at 6:30 p.m. and should last no longer than 45 minutes. The nursery will be provided for children ages 3 and under.
December 24
Candlelight Christmas Service will be held at The Crossing, located at 1650 Pecan Ln., on December 24 at 6 p.m.
December 24
Christmas Eve Lovefeasts will be held at Kernersville Moravian Church, located at 504 S. Main St., on Tuesday, December 24 at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
December 24
Family Candlelight Services will be held at Shady Grove Wesleyan Church in the Worship Center building, located at 119 N. Bunker Hill Rd., on December 24 at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. This is a special time to share together with your entire family as you sing & rejoice by candlelight. This is a service for kids and adults of all ages.
December 31
Storytime (Fun for babies and kids up to age 5) will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, December 31 at 10:30 a.m. A fun-filled 30-minute program with stories, songs, and dancing. This week’s storytime theme is New Year. The Walkertown Library is located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown. For more information, call 336-703-2990.
April 4
Easter Egg Hunt Vendor Show will be held at Union Cross Fire & Rescue, located at 4401 Union Cross Rd., on Saturday, April 4 from 2 – 4 p.m.