Special Displays: Billy Graham's 100th Year

Billy Graham Library

February 19, 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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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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The Diary of Anne Frank

Armour Street Theatre

February 22, 2018 - March 4, 2018

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

Davidson Community Players presents this show about young Anne Frank in the summer of 1942. Shows are Thursdays through Sundays. Showtimes are Thurs.-Sat. at 8pm and Sun. at 2pm. 

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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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MainStage Productions presents: Freedom Train

Matthews Community Center

February 23, 2018 - March 4, 2018

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

Freedom Train is the story of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad which smuggled slaves to freedom prior to the American Civil War. Using traditional songs of the period "Freedom Train" recounts a powerful and inspiring tale of courage, dedication, perseverance and the strength of the human spirit. Friday shows at 7:30pm. Saturday and Sunday shows at 2pm.

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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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Volunteer Open House

President James K. Polk State Historic Site

February 24, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

Interested in volunteering at the President James K. Polk State Historic Site? Join us to learn more about what volunteer opportunities we have, take a tour of the site, and meet current volunteers to discuss their experiences. Veteran volunteers are encouraged to attend, brush up on the tour, and share their knowledge with new and prospective volunteers! Register online. 

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African-American History Family Fun Day Celebration

Charlotte Museum of History

February 24, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Join the Charlotte Museum of History as we celebrate the history and culture of Charlotte’s vibrant African-American community from the colonial period to the present.  Guests are invited to experience colonial life through the eyes of the enslaved people of the Alexander household and learn about the important contributions of these people to early story of the Queen City. Children...

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