November 23 – Burlington Christmas Parade in Downtown Burlington beginning at 10am. Call 222-5030 for more information.

November 24 – High Point Holiday Festival Parade on Main street from Green Drive to Montlieu Avenue. A community tree lighting with music and Santa Claus will be held afterward at the High Point Public Library. Visit High Point Holiday Festival Parade for more information.

December 6 – Festival of Lights in Downtown Greensboro from 5:45-9pm. Stroll along Elm Street, from Center City Park to Main Street and enjoy live music, a winter wonderland, shops, galleries and restaurants. Visit Center City Park for entertainment and the 7:30 p.m. lighting of the tree.

December 7 – Greensboro Jaycees Holiday Parade through Downtown Greensboro beginning at noon. Tanglewood Festival of Lights, 6-11 p.m. daily through Jan. 1. Tanglewood Park, 4061 Clemmons Road, Clemmons. $10 Monday-Thursday, $15 Friday-Sunday and on holidays and holiday eves. Visit Festival of Lights for more information. **Throwback Nights are November 25 & 26 and December 2 & 3. Admission is only $5 on these nights!

Winterfest, 4 – 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 4-10 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. -10 p.m. Saturday and school holidays; noon-7 p.m. Sunday. Festival Park, adjacent to Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. Ice rink, ice roller coaster, concessions. $10 includes skate rental. Group rates available. Midweek discount nights. Read more.

Breakfast with Santa at BB&T Ballpark on December 7 & December 14 from 8 a.m. to noon. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet in the Womble Carlyle Club with Santa Claus and Bolt! Adult tickets are $13, while children 12 years old or younger are just $10. Tickets will not be available at the event, so guests must call in advance to book a reservation. To register, call (336) 331-3800!