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

Check back for more details on upcoming events!

Santa's Mailbox

  • December 2-13
  • Drop a letter off at the Cornelius Arts Center's mailbox to the North Pole and Santa will respond! All letters must include a self-addressed and stamped envelope in order to receive a response. You can even drop off after regular business hours at our outdoor mail intake.

Cocoa with Santa

  • Friday, December 6
  • 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Cornelius Arts Center
  • Don't miss the Center's most popular holiday event! Santa will pose for photos with your child and the fun will also include holiday crafts, cocoa and cookies! Remember to bring your camera or phone. No registration necessary for this free, drop-in event.

Preschool Holiday Party

  • Monday, December 16
  • 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Cornelius Arts Center
  • Free, pre-registration required
  • Join us for a fun morning as we host a holiday party complete with a Mickey's Christmas Carol movie, crafts and snack.  Ages 3 to 6 are welcome, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Parents, though you are required to stay at this event, please only register your child.
Cocoa w Santa