City Walks: Belmont Neighborhood

Metrographics Printing

May 24, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Join the Charlotte Museum of History for a guided, hour-long walking tour of Charlotte’s Belmont neighborhood (not the town of Belmont) as part of Charlotte City Walks. Stop along the way for refreshments on the front porch of one of the neighborhood residents. This walk is about 1.5 miles and will occur mostly on sidewalks, some of which are narrow and uneven.  

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PlayPlay! Theatre Presents: Pocket

Children's Theatre of Charlotte

May 24, 2018 - June 2, 2018

Explore the many surprises we find hidden within our pockets. Enjoy both pre-show and post-show activities. Participation is encouraged. Performances run Thursday-Saturday. See website for times.

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I Spy Artwork Scavenger Hunt

Cabarrus Arts Council

May 24, 2018 - December 31, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Let your kids discover the details of the museums galleries in a fun and challenging way. With two levels of difficulty this gallery activity invites participants of all ages to examine art work with a fine-toothed comb.

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Dino Safari: A Prehistoric Adventure

The Schiele Museum

May 24, 2018 - October 31, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Dino Safari:  A Prehistoric Adventure Travel back in time on a journey through the Mesozoic Era – the age of dinosaurs. See full-bodied models of incredible creatures that time forgot. See dinosaur fossil specimens, enjoy hands-on exploration in the Dino Safari Lab, and find out how scientists unearth stories of this ancient world.

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Special Displays: Billy Graham's 100th Year

Billy Graham Library

May 24, 2018 - December 31, 2018 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Come enjoy fascinating photos, memorabilia, and stories during 12 months of rotating special displays at the Billy Graham Library as part of the celebration of Billy’s 100th year. The schedule for the displays is: January–February: “A Ministry Begins” – 1940s and 1950s March–April: “To the Ends of the Earth”—1960s...

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Charlotte’s Road to Revolution

The Charlotte Museum of History

May 24, 2018 - June 6, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Charlotte’s Road to Revolution Exhibition is composed of 17 original oil paintings by Charlotte artist Dan Nance, 20 interpretive panels and eighteenth-century antiques that tell the story of Charlotte’s earliest days, including Charlotte’s first people, the Catawba Nation; settlement of the area by Europeans immigrants and African enslaved people; and Charlotte’s role...

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Tot Time

Perfect Balance

May 24, 2018 - May 31, 2018 @ 11:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Bring your little one to Perfect Balance Training Center for "Tot Time" - an hour of free play in the gym. There is no instructor, so parents are in charge of their children. No need to pre-register. 

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Circle K Speed Street Presented by Coca-Cola

Uptown Charlotte

May 24, 2018 - May 26, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Live entertainment, access to racing’s brightest stars, giveaways, music and interactive displays. Each day starting at noon, vendor displays, kids’ activities, racing-related fun and more will run on Tryon Street in Uptown Charlotte until 8 p.m. Then national headliners will take the stage in Romare Bearden Park starting at 6:30 pm.

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Sunset at Metropolitan


May 24, 2018 - May 31, 2018 @ 5:30 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

Every Thursday in May bands will perform in this Sunset at Metropolitan series. Musicians offer a variety of genres including top 40 and classic rock, to jazz and soul. In addition to great live music overlooking the Charlotte skyline, patrons can also enjoy specials featured throughout its restaurants and retailers. Check website for bands.

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