10 things happening in our community during the holiday season

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Kaylen Ayres

Kargo dribbles past the North Mecklenburg press.

NWHS News:

Christmas Around the World Trivia:

Follow the media center Instagram (@nwhs_media) and look for their daily posts featuring Christmas trivia questions. From Dec. 10 through Dec. 21, one trivia question will be posted per day, and a winner will be chosen to win a $5 Starbucks gift card if they get the question right.

 

Basketball Games:

On Dec. 19, the Northwest Varsity Boys Basketball team will be having their first basketball game of the season against Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School. This event is still TBD and will be held in the New Gym.

On Jan. 5, the Northwest Varsity Girls Basketball team will be playing against Western Guilford High School at 6:00 p.m. in the New Gym.

On Jan. 6, the Northwest Varsity Girls Basketball team will be playing against Southeast Guilford High School at 6:00 p.m. in the New Gym.

On Jan. 5, the Northwest Varsity Boys Basketball team will be playing against Western Guilford High School at 7:30 p.m. in the New Gym.

On Jan. 6, the Northwest Varsity Boys Basketball team will be playing against Southeast Guilford High School at 7:30 p.m. in the New Gym.

These events will be following all state and county mandated COVID-19 guidelines, and the Boys Varsity Basketball team would still like to see fans in the gym to support them in their first game against Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School.

Volleyball Games:

On Dec. 21, the Northwest Junior Varsity Girls Volleyball team will be playing against East Forsyth High School at 5:00 p.m. in the New Gym.

On Dec. 21, the Northwest Varsity Girls Volleyball team will be playing against East Forsyth High School at 6:30 p.m. in the New Gym.

These events will be following all state and county mandated COVID-19 guidelines, and the Girls Junior Varsity and Varsity Volleyball teams would still like to see fans in the gym to support.

 

City of Greensboro:

Seven Principles of Kwanzaa:

https://www.greensboro-nc.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/71004/23

On Dec. 25, in Greensboro, a Kwanzaa education and celebration group is hosting a Facebook Event to celebrate Kwanzaa. Included is also a video of the event, which will be posted at 5pm on Dec. 25.

Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge Learning Circle:

https://www.greensboro-nc.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/70888/23?curm=1&cury=2021

On Jan. 5, the City of Greensboro is hosting a racial equity and social justice challenge, which lasts 4 weeks and only takes 20 minutes per day. Its purpose is to educate the community about racial inequality and to find ways to dismantle racism.

Greensboro Science Center Winter Wonderlights: https://www.greensboroscience.org/winterwonderlights/

Happening all throughout Dec. up until Jan. 3rd, the Winter Wonderlights is a variety of light shows and activities hosted by the Greensboro Science Center. Tickets must be purchased in advance on their website. Adults are $20 and child/senior tickets are $14. Time slots vary depending on availability.

Tinsel Town:

https://www.downtowngreensboro.org/downtown-in-december/events/tinsel-town/

Tinsel Town is an arrangement of Christmas trees that have been decorated to support local nonprofits.It is located in Downtown Greensboro and is free to view. Viewers can vote for the best-decorated tree, and that business can receive a donation for their cause. The attraction will be available to visit throughout Dec.

Sonic Forest:

https://www.downtowngreensboro.org/downtown-in-december/events/sonic-forest/

Sonic Forest is an installation of 16 “trees” that have LED lights and make sounds when you interact with them. It is located in Downtown Greensboro and is free to visit. The attraction will be available to visit throughout Dec.

Peppermint Alley:

https://www.downtowngreensboro.org/downtown-in-december/events/peppermint-alley/

Peppermint Alley is the best place to take holiday-themed pictures. It is located in Downtown Greensboro and is free to visit. The alley is beautifully decorated with holiday-themed lights, making it a great place to take pictures.

 

Town of Oak Ridge:

Light up the Night event:

https://www.oakridgenc.com/?SEC=B6AAC4E8-3074-451B-8222-03E61DDE9253

Began Dec. 6 and will continue throughout the holiday season at Oak Ridge Park. Luminaries are set up around the trails of the park to help the park look festive and spread the Christmas spirit.

 

Mooresville:

Holiday Light Show in Downtown Mooresville: https://www.downtownmooresville.com/signature-events

The Holiday Light Show is an orchestrated, holiday-themed light show which has lights that move to the music. It runs throughout Dec. and begins every night at 5:30pm.