Cabinet of Curiosities

Gaston County Museum

February 19, 2018 - March 3, 2018

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

Explore the term "cabinet of curiosities" with this exhibit that describes a room rather than a piece of furniture. "Cabinets" originated in the 16th century and held large collections of unique objects, designed to demonstrate a family's wealth. Highlighted in this collection is some of the museum's objects that have never been seen before--some unusual and odd, and...

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Da Vinci’s Machines

Discovery Place Science

February 19, 2018 - May 6, 2018

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

Though he is mostly known for his art, Leonardo da Vinci was a creator in more than one way. He designed machines such as the assault tank, submarine, parachute, scuba-diving tank and even a robot. This interactive exhibit features 75 machines.

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Improv for teens

Charotte Comedy Theater

February 20, 2018 @ 6:30 PM

The award winning Charlotte Comedy Theater Training Center is now offering teen improv classes in their studio in No Da. The program starts today and runs for the next six weeks on Tuesdays. Teens will learn how to live more in the moment, let go of judgment, work as a team, and increase self confidence all while learning the skills of comedy pros. 

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Charlotte’s Road to Revolution

The Charlotte Museum of History

February 20, 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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The House at Pooh Corner

Mooresville Community Children's Theatre

February 22, 2018 - February 25, 2018

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

"The House at Pooh Corner" includes all the lovable inhabitants of the Hundred Acre Wood. In this delightful tale, Christopher Robin has decided to run away with his friends Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and the rest. They may go to the North Pole or to the South Pole for there is a dark, mysterious threat that he's to be sent away to Education. Nobody knows...

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Southern Spring Home + Garden Show

Park Expo and Conference Center

February 23, 2018 - March 4, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.

Get inspirational ideas and the latest trends and products to beautify your home and garden. Mingle with TV celebrities, sample wine and gourmet foods and receive expert advice on home decorating, remodeling, renovating, landscaping and more. Tour rooms representing the latest in in-home décor, check out a yurt display from Blue Ridge Yurts and imagine yourself in a treehouse designed...

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Food Truck Friday South End

Sycamore Brewing

February 23, 2018 - December 28, 2018 @ 5:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Friday.

This family-friendly event features craft brews, wine, cider, live music and the best food trucks in Charlotte. Bring the whole family, including your dogs. Along with seating in the beer garden and taproom, patrons are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. 

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Kid's Night Out

Sports Connection - Ballantyne or Northlake Locations

February 23, 2018 - December 21, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Friday.

Drop off your children for a night of fun while you hit the town. Activities include laser tag, jump-n-play, rock climbing, mini bowling, ropes courses, bumper cars, and arcade games. Children will get two slices of pizza, chips and a drink.  This event is hosted by both the Ballantyne and Northlake Sports Connections locations. Northlake: 8626 Hankins Road...

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Not Just Another Love Story Dinner Show

NarroWay Theatre

February 23, 2018 - February 24, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Friday and Saturday.

Laugh and cry with America's greatest generation and remember the days of World War II. From an exciting collection of 40's favorites to a stirring patriotic medley, this dinner show is both nostalgic and inspirational. Dinner includes chicken-fried chicken with sawmill gravy, mashed potatoes, corn, buttermilk biscuit with honey, cherry pie with sourcream...

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Fossil Fair

The Schiele Museum

February 24, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

See natural treasures from the earth, including fossils, rocks, minerals, and the ancient stories these items tell. Mine for gemstones, meet animated prehistoric characters, see a full-sized T-rex, make a fossil fish print, search for tiny fossils from the Carolina coast, and much more.

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