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Carolina Theatre 2016 Holiday Season CAROLINA CLASSIC HOLIDAY MOVIES, SPONSORED BY WRANGLER & THE DEUTERMAN LAW GROUP

 

christmas-at-the-carolina-2016Greensboro, NC – The Historic Carolina Theatre, sponsored by the Deuterman Law Group and Wrangler, is pleased to present a holiday season of festive and family-friendly fun. The full Carolina Theatre December schedule is below.

This year, holiday movie sponsor the Deuterman Law Group will be accepting donations in the theatre lobby in support of FaithAction. FaithAction serves over 4,000 new immigrants from over 40 countries. They help immigrant families with food, shelter, housing, healthcare, furniture and clothing, and provide legal services, language and computer classes, and job readiness assistance. They also offer FaithAction ID cards to immigrants in need of valid form of identification. Suggested items for donation include diapers, baby food, soups, macaroni & cheese, canned tuna, canned fish, canned chicken, canned fruits and veggies, cooking oil, tortillas, corn flour, and canned beans.

Any theatre guest who brings two or more donated items with them to theatre’s holiday movies will receive a DLG tote bag and $1 off in concessions as a thank you.

Additional support for the holiday movies at the Carolina Theatre comes from Wrangler and the Great American Movie Series. Guests will have an opportunity to win a new pair of Wrangler jeans before each movie.

 

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 2016 HOLIDAY SEASON AT THE CAROLINA THEATRE:

 NC Brass Band: Christmas Wrapped in Brass

Thursday, December 1, 7:30PM

Celebrate the release of the NCBB’s newest album, “Christmas Wrapped in Brass,” with traditional and contemporary holiday favorites performed by the North Carolina Brass Band at the Carolina Theatre! This event is general admission. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for students (through college). A $2.50 Facility Fee and tax will be added to each ticket. Babes-in-arms are FREE, but still require a ticket. Special rates are available for groups of 12+ by calling the Box Office.

An Evening with David Crosby & Friends

Bob Nocek Presents

Friday, December 2, 8:00PM

Legendary singer-songwriter and social justice activist David Crosby is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, inducted as a member of both the iconic folk-rock band The Byrds — with whom he first rose to stardom — and the iconic Woodstock era-defining group Crosby, Stills & Nash. Crosby’s new touring band will feature Snarky Puppy bandleader Michael League, along with album contributors Becca Stevens and Michelle Willis. The set-list will include new album material alongside tracks spanning Crosby’s career. Tickets are $85, $65, $45 or $25, depending on location. A $3 Facility Fee and tax will be added to the price of each ticket.

Christmas at the Carolina

FREE COMMUNITY EVENT

Saturday, December 3, 9:30AM

Join us for a FREE morning of family-friendly holiday entertainment! This year’s movie is The Muppet Christmas Carol. See the movie, enjoy a soft drink & popcorn, visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, sing-along to carols with the theatre’s historic pipe organ, plus have a chance to win a brand new bicycle! Seating is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Doors open at 9:15AM, carols start at 9:30AM, movie starts at 9:45AM. The Muppet Christmas Carol is Rated G, 86 minutes, 1992.

Greensboro Ballet’s The Nutcracker

December 10 through December 18, times vary

A holiday party, a magical gift, toy soldiers to fight the King of Mice, swirling snowflakes, and a fantastic voyage to the Kingdom of Sweets to meet the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy all await you. Doors open an hour before show time. Tickets are $35, $25, or $15, depending on location. Students and children (ages 1-18 with Student ID) and seniors (60+) save $5 per ticket. Please call the theatre box office at 336-333-2605 for group discounts (10+). A $3.00 Facility Fee and tax will be added to each ticket.

Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra 3rd Annual Holiday Concert

In the Crown at the Carolina

Sunday, December 11, 3PM and 7PM

Two performances: The Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra presents its 3rd Annual Holiday Concert! Gather your family and join us for a fun romp full of holiday spirit as the PTJO performs holiday favorites with a big band twist. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors, students, and military. A $1 Facility Fee and tax will be added to the price of each ticket.

Classic Holiday Movie: It’s a Wonderful Life

Monday, December 12, 7PM (and Wednesday, December 21, 1PM and 7PM)

George Bailey has so many problems that he is thinking about ending it all. Just as George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his own guardian angel, Clarence. Clarence then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn’t been for all of his good deeds over the years. 1947. Not Rated. 2:11. Tickets are $7 for adults; $6 for students, seniors, military & groups.

Classic Holiday Movie: White Christmas

Tuesday, December 13, 7PM (and Wednesday, December 21, 1PM and 7PM)

WWII vets team up to become a top song-and-dance act. When they meet beautiful sisters who also happen to have a song-and-dance act, they end up following the sisters to a Vermont lodge where they find their former commander is the owner of the failing inn. A series of romantic mix-ups ensues as the performers try to help the General. 1954. Not Rated. 2:01. Tickets are $7 for adults; $6 for students, seniors, military & groups.

Classic Holiday Movie: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Wednesday, December 14, 7PM

Clark Griswold just wants to have a perfect family Christmas. Pestering his wife Ellen and his children, he tries to make sure everything is in line with decking the halls and trimming the tree.  Of course, things quickly go hilariously awry. Can Christmas be saved? 1989. PG-13. 1:37. Tickets are $7 for adults; $6 for students, seniors, military & groups.

Classic Holiday Movie: Elf

Thursday, December 15, 7PM

A charming story with a twist on North Pole legends, Elf is a hilarious movie the whole family can enjoy!
Buddy was just a toddler in an orphanage, until he stole away in Santa’s sack of presents.  Thankfully, Santa’s elves accepted the boy and gave him a home. As Buddy grows to adulthood, he is still unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t quite fit in – literally! Leaving the cheer of the North Pole, Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father. 2003. Rated PG. 1: 37. Tickets are $7 for adults; $6 for students, seniors, military & groups.

Carolyn Malachi

In the Crown at the Carolina

Thursday, December 15, 8PM

From Washington, D.C.’s rich arts scene emerges vocalist, songwriter, and hit-maker Carolyn Malachi, a Grammy-nominated artist with a fresh blend of music that has garnered international praise. MTV has named Malachi the R&B artist “to obsess over,” along with her ensemble cast, featuring her great-grandfather, pianist John Malachi. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 day of show.  Prices include tax and fees.

Piedmont Songbag: 36th Annual Christmas Song & Comedy Gala

In the Crown at the Carolina

Sunday, December 18, 4PM

Come join Piedmont Songbag for their 36th annual Christmas Song and Comedy Gala. This is a musical collective of friends who gather every Yuletide to provide an antidote to saccharine songs of seasonal bliss. Their snappy satire includes original Christmas songs and soulful send-ups in every genre. Whether it’s soul, jazz, torch, blues, rock, twang, or Funk, Piedmont Songbag is the best novelty band playing in the Piedmont of North Carolina since 1980. Be prepared for a full evening of laughter and dance! Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 day of show. Prices include tax and fees.

Classic Holiday Movie: Miracle on 34th Street

Monday, December 19, 7PM

A jolly gentleman going by the name of Kris Kringle fills in for an intoxicated Santa in Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day parade. When Kringle proves to be a hit, he is hired to appear regularly at the chain’s main store in midtown Manhattan. But when he surprises customers and employees alike by claiming that he really is Santa Claus, it leads to a court case to determine his mental health and, more importantly, his authenticity. Old and young alike face the age old question: Do you believe in Santa Claus? 1947. Not Rated. 1:37. Tickets are $7 for adults; $6 for students, seniors, military & groups.

Classic Holiday Movie: A Christmas Story

Tuesday, December 20, 7PM

In this holiday cult classic, Ralphie, a young boy growing up in the 1940s, dreams of getting nothing other than a Red Rider BB gun for Christmas, but after hearing “You’ll shoot your eye out!” from his mother, his teacher, and even the Man in Red himself, he sets out to convince the world that it’s the perfect gift. 1983. Rated PG. 1:34. Tickets are $7 for adults; $6 for students, seniors, military & groups.

Classic Holiday Movie: White Christmas

Wednesday, December 21, 1PM and 7PM

 Classic Holiday Movie: It’s a Wonderful Life

Wednesday, December 21, 1PM and 7PM

 

Tickets to all Carolina Theatre events are available at the theatre box office located at

310 S. Greene Street, by phone at 336.333.2605, online at CarolinaTheatre.com, and prior to the shows.

Major financial support for the Carolina Theatre provided by ArtsGreensboro.

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