First day of Kwanzaa, numerous events in Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Wednesday marks the first day of Kwanzaa, and there are several celebrations in Charlotte this week for the African holiday.

On Saturday, there will be an event at the Harvey Gantt Center to celebrate Kwanzaa and learn about the culture.

Tickets are $5 and the event starts at 9:30 a.m.

To see more events, visit our holiday guide by clicking here.