Believe it or not, Christmas is just three days away. In between picking up those last-minute gifts and preparing for holiday guests, be sure to take some time out to have some fun. Here’s a look at what’s happening around the Qcity:


I Still Love the 90s Brunch & Day Party
Saturday @ Sports One Bar & Grill
Moxie Society invites you to enjoy champagne and southern brunch specials with music by DJ Loui Vee from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. (Details)


Charlotte Hornets vs. Chicago Bulls
Friday @ Spectrum Center
See the Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Hornets take on Dwayne Wade and the Chicago Bulls in Uptown Charlotte. (Details)

Panther Nation Bar Crawl
Friday @ Tilt on Trade
Calling all Panther Fans! You are invited to come out and enjoy some of the best bars Charlotte has to offer all while gearing up for the big Game Day! Participating venues include: Tilt on Trade, Fitzgeralds, Roxbury, BlackFinn, SIP, Tin Roof, 204 North and Whisky River. (Details)

Keyshia Ka’oir Live
Friday @ Cameo Night Club
Fellas, popular model and entrepreneur Keyshia Ka’oir, CEO of Ka’oir Cosmetics and Ka’oir Fitness, is making an appearance in the Qcity this weekend. Doors open at 10 p.m. (Details)


Ginger Bread Wars
Friday @ Whisky River
Test your skills and compete to win a night in VIP for you and your friends. The winner of this competition will also receive an Uptown Gift Basket worth up to $600 in hotel stays, gift cards, concert tickets, and more! The competition begins at 8 p.m. (Details)

Jingle Jam with DJ Kool
Friday @ Club Vibrations
The fourth annual Jingle Jam is going down this weekend with Mr. “Let Me Clear My Throat,” the legendary DJ Kool. Join host Rae Styles of Old School 105.3 and DJ Short Dawg for an epic night of fun and dancing. Doors open at 9 p.m. (Details)

Paint & Play (Christmas Edition)
Friday @ Industry
Paint & Play is a fusion of the arts with spoken word performances, live painters, vendors and music. Plus, there will be free gift wrapping, giveaways, and catering by Carolina Seafood Connection. (Details)

Jingle and Mingle Singles Mixer
Saturday @ The Press Box Bar & Grill
Singles are invited to come out to party, mix, mingle and celebrate the holiday season with other singles. Put on a Santa or elf hat, and come out for a night of dancing, fun games, icebreakers, and giveaways. And don’t forget the mints. You might end up under the mistletoe. (Details)

Charlotte Ballet’s Nutcracker
Through Saturday @ Belk Theater
Time is running out to see “Nutcracker” this season. In this special performance, choreographer Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux is collaborating with a world-renowned design team to re-imagine the Nutcracker production complete with live music from the Charlotte Symphony and all new sets and costumes. (Details)

Charlotte Christmas Village
Through Saturday @ Romare Bearden Park
Looking for one-of-a-kind gifts to give for the holidays. Browse the wares of local vendors and artisans at this outdoor European-inspired Christmas market. Admission is free. (Details)

Rock the Bells
Sunday @ White House Night Club
Get ready for the weekend turn up with DJ Shogun. Enjoy $5 Ciroc and Hennessy drink specials. Doors open at 9 p.m. (Details)