Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Ugly sweater fun, bar crawls and holiday party

The holiday fun continues this week. Look for my pop up holiday shop listing for the weekend. See you in the streets.

Annual Tradition - Hope you washed your sweater from the last week’s run. This week’s edition of the Ugly Sweater Run features a 1, 3, or 5 mile routes and craft beer. 6:30 p.m.,  2229 N. Davidson St. Details.

Toys For Tots - Help a child in need at the Holiday Party benefiting Toys For Tots. Features a silent auction, drink specials and holiday music. 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Rusty Bucket, 4810 E. Ashley Park Lane (In Sharon Square in SouthPark). Details.

For The Outdoorsy Types - You’ve heard of Santa Bar Crawls well this is a healthy and fun way to celebrate the holiday at The Santa 5k Trail Run. This 5k offers a brisk trot through the USNWC trail system. Prizes will be given to the best Santa Claus look-a-like. Don’t miss the hot chocolate, cookies, candy canes, beer from NoDa Brewing Company, raffle prizes and awards.
12 p.m. U.S. National Whitewater Rafting Center,  5000 Whitewater Center Parkway. $27-$35. Details.

Family Holiday Fun - Bring the kids to the EpiCentre for Breakfast with Santa. Admission gets you a brunch entree and a digital photo with Santa. 8 - 11 a.m. Black Finn, The EpiCentre, 210 E. Trade St.  $15 for adults, $10 kids.

Annual Tradition - Come out for holiday fun at the Gray Holiday Party. Hosts: Congresswoman Alma Adams Commissioner Trevol Fuller, Anthony Perez and Bradford Picot. 8 p.m. Harvey Gantt Center, 551 South Tryon St. $60. Admission gets you appetizers and a specialty drink. Details.

Bar Crawl - More than 1,750 bar crawlers participated in last year’s crawl so don’t miss this The 16th Annual Santa's Uptown Bar Crawl’s "It Doesn't Matter If You Are Naughty Or Nice.”  3 p.m. - 2 a.m. BAR Charlotte, 300 North College St. $15, $25

Support Panthers - Wear you favorite NFL gear to the The Harold Cogdell Tailgate. Free admission and parking. 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. Sydney’s Martini, 401 N. Tryon St.