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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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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Turtle Week SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord

SEA-LIFE Aquarium

May 24, 2018 - May 25, 2018

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

Guests are invited to experience Turtle Week as the attraction pledges to end the use of plastic straws. By signing the pledge, participants not only commit to helping save all the members of #TeamTurtle, but can also receive $7 off admission and 20 percent off in the retail store. SEA LIFE will also have raffle prize drawings May 20-25th, where they will give out reusable metal straws to...

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Year of the Engineer

Discovery Place Science

May 24, 2018 - September 3, 2018

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

The Year of the Engineer is an initiative celebrating the creativity and imagination of engineers. It includes the opening of an all-new Thinker Space lab and exhibition Think it Up, along with the premiere of Dream Big: Engineering Our World in the IMAX Dome Theatre. 

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Fantastic Frogs

Discovery Place Science

May 24, 2018 - September 3, 2018

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

Meet remarkable live frogs from all over the world whose unique "superpowers" have adapted over time to help them survive. This exhibition uses a graphic novel approach throughout, incorporating spectacularly-colored wall and panel illustrations to depict how frogs live lives full of action, constantly struggling to fend off foes. It also features interactive learning games,...

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Feed the Birds

Latta Plantation Nature Center

May 26, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

Did you know that every bird's beak is specially designed for the food it eats? Learn about bird beak adaptations and craft your own bird feeder to take home to the birds in your backyard.  Call 980-314-1129 or register online at www.parkandrec.com

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Guided Nature Walks

Discovery Place Science

May 26, 2018 @ 10:15 AM

This event occurs monthly, on the fourth Saturday of January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

Join a Museum naturalist on the fourth Saturday of every month for an educational walk around the Paw Paw Nature Trail. Meet in the Great Hall to join the guided walk. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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