Happenings for the holidays

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Nov. 23 Historic Gold Hill 13th Annual Lighting of the Fall Fires, 5:30 p.m., goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com
Nov. 24 Salisbury Symphony presents Thanksgiving! Family Concert, 4 p.m., www.salisburysymphony.org
Nov. 26 Southern Rowan Christmas Parade, Landis 3 p.m. and China Grove 4 p.m., www.southernrowanchristmasparade.com
Nov. 27 Holiday Caravan Parade, Spencer 2 p.m. and Salisbury 3 p.m., www.holidaycaravanparade.com
Nov. 28 Thanksgiving
Nov. 28 Butterball 5K, the Forum
Nov. 29 Holiday Night Out, downtown Salisbury
Dec. 6-7 Historic Gold Hill Christmas in the Village, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com
Dec. 7 Christmas Home Tour in Historic Gold Hill, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com
Dec. 7 Christmas Tour of Homes and Dinner, 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., Historical Society of South Rowan, 704-425-5323
Dec. 7 Santa’s Run for Charity 5K, Millbridge
Dec. 7 Kannapolis Christmas Festival, 2 p.m., www.kannapolischristmas.com
Dec. 8 Annual Rowan Museum Gingerbread House workshop, 1-4 p.m., 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org
Dec. 14 Kannapolis Christmas Parade, 6 p.m., www.kannapolischristmas.com
Dec. 21 Frostbite 5K, Kannapolis
Dec. 21-22 Salisbury Symphony’s “The Nutcracker” with Piedmont Dance Theatre, www.piedmontdancetheatre.com
Dec. 25 Christmas
Dec. 28-29 Rowan Museum’s Christmas Celebration at the Old Stone House, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org
Dec. 31 New Year’s Eve