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Kinsley Collection on Exhibit

June 29 – October 12 As described the by The Center, “The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey – Where Art and History Intersect offers an inspirational journey through five centuries of African-American history, culture and heritage.” This is a collection of art and artifacts from the Bernard and Shirley Kinsey family. The pieces […]

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Roc Race 5K and obstacle challenge

August 25 Those who appreciate a good race (5K) and obstacle course challenges would enjoy Roc Race.  The morning competition is sold out but the afternoon race is still open for registration. Ready, set, compete! Where: Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy S

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Respect Da Mic Workshop & Teen Poetry Slam

July 13 Respect the Mic Poetry Writing Workshop The Respect Da Mic Poetry Slam Team will complete a poetry writing and performing workshop for writers and aspiring writers from Noon – 1 p.m. This event is for all ages and free! Details. Respect the Mic Slam Team Performance Poets will come from across the city […]

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Charlotte Hounds

I just learned about Charlotte’s Major League Lacrosse team. Home games are played at the American Legion Memorial Stadium, located behind The Grady Cole Center. The season runs April 27  through August 10. Parking is$5 per vehicle. Find dates and times on the full schedule. Ticket information is available here. Where: Near Central Piedmont Community […]

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Concert’s on the Green

May-September Concert’s on the Green is a concert series on the first and third Sunday of the month in downtown Davidson. The set up takes place on the Village Green, located on Main Street and Concord Road. Get cozy on the grass or bring your own tent as large as 10′ x 10′ so long […]

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Kate’s Skating Rink (Discount)

Groupon has a deal for discounted entry and roller skate rentals at Kate’s Skating Rink. See special pricing below. $10 for skate rental and admission for two, valid Thursday–Monday (up to a $22 value) $20 for skate rental and admission for four plus 20 arcade tokens, valid Thursday–Monday (up to a $49 value) $10 for […]

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Free Museum Admission for BOA Customers

First Sat. & Sun. Bank of America/Merrill Lynch offers free admission to participating museums on the first Saturday and Sunday of each month. Those in Charlotte include: The Mint Museum Uptown and Randolph, The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts & Culture and Levine Museum of the New South. […]

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Comedy Improv for TEENS!

First Fridays Behailu Academy delivers yet another artistic, skill-oriented and straight up fun opportunity for Charlotte teens. They’ve teamed up with Charlotte Comedy Theater to offer a Teen Comedy Improv Class and a family oriented Comedy Improv Show on the first Friday of every month at Behailu Academy. The improv class takes place from 4-6:30 […]

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Alive After 5

Every Thursday Enjoy live bands after work From May 2 through September 12 while the days are longer, the weather is warmer and hanging out is friendlier. Performances take place on the rooftop and courtyard of the EpiCentre from 5-10 p.m. See the lineup below and details here. Rooftop Stage 05/02/2013 – Life of the Party […]

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Youth Orchestra

“Developing classical musicians for future generations” is the effort of the Charlotte Symphony through their youth orchestras. Giving youth an opportunity to perform and witness peer performers will open the eyes, talent and interest of young ones in the area. Concerts are once a month and cost $8 for adults, $6 for students and seniors. […]

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