Special Events at the Center

The Cornelius Arts Center hosts a variety of special activities and events throughout the year, including:

  • Artist Receptions
  • Holiday-Themed Celebrations
  • Indoor Movies
  • 'Tawba Walk Arts & Music Festival

Check back for more details on upcoming events!

Santa's Mailbox

  • November 26 through December 14
  • Bring your letter to Santa and send it on an express journey to the North Pole. Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope and Santa will write you back! You can even drop off after regular business hours at our outdoor mail intake.

Cocoa with Santa

  • Friday, December 7
  • 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • At this free popular annual event, preschoolers will enjoy great photo opportunities with Santa, holiday crafts and cookies and cocoa! No registration necessary.

Parent's Night Out

  • Friday, December 14
  • 6-9 p.m.
  • Drop your kids off at the Cornelius Arts Center for a fun night of holiday-themed crafts and a holiday classic, Disney's A Christmas Carol. Enjoy a night out for dinner and shopping and we will handle the rest. Pizza is provided. Ages 7 - 12 are welcome. This fee is $10 for residents and $15 for non-residents. Space is limited, so register today!

Frosty's Preschool Holiday Party

  • Monday, December 17
  • 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Enjoy a fun-filled morning with a holiday classic, Frosty's Winter Wonderland, crafts and snack time. Ages 3 - 6 are welcome, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. This event is free-of-charge; however, you must pre-register as space is limited.