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Chapel Hill Holiday Events

Saturday, December 06th, 2008

The Twelve Days of Christmas
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
The Inn will be festively adorned for the holidays with elaborate decorations based on the traditional carol. There will be self-guided tours, holiday teas, a gingerbread house display, holiday lunches, elegant dinners, breakfast with Santa, cooking decorating, children’s events and more.

The Carolina Inn - 211 Pittsboro St - Chapel Hill
(919) 918-2711 -
Most free, some cost.

Breakfast with Santa
08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Santa Claus is coming to The Carolina Inn! Feast at the breakfast buffet, each child can sit on Santa’s lap and will receive a holiday Beanie Baby. Reservations required.

The Carolina Inn - 211 Pittsboro Street - Chapel Hill
(919) 918-2711 -
$20 adults/$15 children 3-12/free under 3

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
25th Annual Christmas Craft Show
This craft show is one of the best in the area, featuring only handmade items from regional crafters. Available items include baskets, jewelry, holiday wreaths, candles and original art, stain glass, paintings and much more.

Big Barn Convention Center - 388 Ja-Max Drive - Hillsborough
(919) 245-3330

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Christmas Holiday Shoppe
Holiday event features 55+ local crafters and artisans offering a wide variety of unique, handmade gifts and specialty items perfect for holiday gift-giving.  Musical entertainment, a raffle, bake sale and the ‘Reindeer Cafe’ serving a hot lunch make for a fun-filled, festive day.  Event is in the school gym.

St. Thomas More School - 920 Carmichael Street - Chapel Hill
(919) 490-8493

09:30 AM
Catalog Auction of Fine & Decorative Art
Features fine art, photographs, silver, rugs, porcelain, North Carolina pottery, coins, military, Asian, books, jewelry and more. See Website for catalog.

Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales - 246 South Nash St - Hillsborough
(919) 644-1243
Free admission.

10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Annual Holiday Faire at Emerson Waldorf
Features crafts, puppet shows, games, food, music and fun for children of all ages. A celebration of winter’s arrival and the opportunity to make and purchase handmade crafts and gifts for loved ones.

Emerson Waldorf School - 6211 New Jericho Rd - Chapel Hill
(919) 967-1858
Free admission.

11:00 AM
An Afternoon with the Little Prince
Have lunch before viewing the ‘The Little Prince’ at the PlayMakers Repertory Company. There will be an interactive presentation by McKay Coble. Reservations required.

The Carolina Inn - 211 Pittsboro Street - Chapel Hill
(919) 918-2711
$35 adults & children 3-12.

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