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Whitewater River Jam

Thursdays, Saturdays The U.S. National Whitewater Center has a live musical performance every Thursday and Saturday from 7-10 p.m., May through September. Enjoy one or several of the activities at ...

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Music in the Park

This neat music series has kicked off at the newly opened Romare Bearden Park every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday in September. Pay them a visit after work on Wednesdays or during lunch on ...

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Jazz Room

Third Tuesday Jazz Arts Initiative launched a monthly live jazz session, the Jazz Room at Stage Door Theater. The monthly series will take place every third Tuesday at 6 p.m. You’ll find ...

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New! Aquarium in town

  Have you heard about the grand opening of the Sealife Aquarium ...
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The reason things have slowed on this site…

May 24: Update! The little guy arrived last month. He’s healthy and ...
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Open Mics

There are several weekly “Open mics” throughout the city. A few include: ...

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Whitewater River Jam

Thursdays, Saturdays The U.S. National Whitewater Center has a live musical performance every Thursday and Saturday from 7-10 p.m., May through September. Enjoy one or several of the activities at the Whitewater Center and close out the night with a gorgeous view and river jam. There is a cost for the physical activities, but the […]

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party in the park

Music in the Park

This neat music series has kicked off at the newly opened Romare Bearden Park every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday in September. Pay them a visit after work on Wednesdays or during lunch on Tuesdays and Fridays. Party in the Park Series: Wednesdays,  5 p.m. -8 p.m. Join us after work for weekly performances featuring new and upcoming talent. […]

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Chocolate Adventure – A Valentine’s Day Affair

February 14 Chocolate Adventure is a signature Valentine’s Day event where you can experience a top notch chocolate and wine pairing event. The organizers boast of a creation of handmade chocolate desserts that are paired with perfectly selected wines for the ultimate taste experience. Chef Altonnia “Tony” Wilkins, a well versed culinary expert who’s worked […]

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New! Aquarium in town

  Have you heard about the grand opening of the Sealife Aquarium at Concord Mills? It’ll provide the opportunity to walk “through” the ocean while you witness sharks and other underwater creatures swimming above and around you. I always find these types of sea exhibits interesting — so long as there are no leaks! Ticket […]

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Charlotte’s First Night!

December 31 The proper name of the all inclusive, community oriented and diverse New Year’s celebration is First Night Charlotte. Activities will kick off at Romare Bearden Park at 1 p.m. with events for children until 6 p.m. The evening festivities begin at 8 p.m. and run until 12:30 a.m. with live airing on WBTV […]

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Corn mazes, Pumpkin picking, Hayrides and Haunted trails

It’s time for corn maze, hay ride and pumpkin picking opportunities. For those who are bold and looking for a scare, haunted trails are also in session. A few include: Maize Maze at Rural Hill Seven acres of corn maze, live music, bonfires, trails, activities and pumpkin picking in October. They also have flashlight mazes on […]

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High School Sports

With more and more recruits skipping college to enter the pros out of high school, High School sports features future game-changers and give way to local team spirit. Cheer on your neighborhood school, schoolmate or child of your friend. Ticket prices are low and the energy of bleachers filled with teenagers is bound to rub […]

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India.Arie @ The Fillmore!!

October 8 I somehow missed that India.Arie is coming to town!! I am soo excited. Her work is timeless, pure, thought provoking and moving. She’s created several Neo-soul hits and now has moved on to produce work that has a more international and spiritual feel. Seating is first come first stand/general admission at The Fillmore […]

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Arizona Rennaissance Festival, 2008. (Rick D'Elia)

2013 Renaissance Festival

October 5-November 24 The annual Carolina Renaissance Festival and Artisan Marketplace is back this fall. This event attracts a great crowd each year. Visitors come ready for the medieval festivities like a jousting tournament, outdoor theater, circus entertainment, exhibits, huge eats and the like. The costumes alone are entertaining to me. Overall, the festivities seem […]

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Smithsonian Museum Day = Free museum entry!

September 28 I grew up visiting the Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC for FREE, every day of the week! I was surprised to learn that other museums actually have a cost for entry. Fortunately, for everyone living outside of Washington, DC, there is the National Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day where participating museums will allow free […]

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