Dino Safari: A Prehistoric Adventure

The Schiele Museum

October 18, 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

October 18, 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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How the West Was Won

N.C. Transportation Museum

October 18, 2018 - January 31, 2019

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

This exhibit tells the story of the coming of railroads after the Civil War and the impact they had on the life, economy, culture, folklore, music and landscape of the mountains. Using videos, narratives, historic photos and artifacts, visitors can view the history of rail in western North Carolina and learn about the construction of these railroads. Tues.-Sat., 9am-5pm and Sun.,...

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Splendid Service: Camp Greene & the Making of a New South City

Levine Museum of the New South

October 18, 2018 - November 18, 2018

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

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of Camp Greene, the Charlotte-based military facility that mobilized and trained nearly 60,000 U.S. soldiers for the rigors of overseas combat in the European theater of World War I. Splendid Service: Camp Greene & the Making of a New South City explores the rich history of the people of Camp Greene and the enduring impact...

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Hank Willis Thomas: What We Ask Is Simple

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur

October 18, 2018 - March 2, 2019

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

Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought battle for equality.

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For Freedoms

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur

October 18, 2018 - March 2, 2019

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

To further unite the nation, in 2018 For Freedoms launched a 50 State Initiative in which multiple organizations and events embodied an array of voices and sparked a national dialogue about art, education, commerce, and politics. The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture is proud to be one of many institutions nationwide and the only one in Charlotte to partner with For...

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Welcome to Brookhill

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture

October 18, 2018 - September 1, 2019

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

"Welcome to Brookhill" is a collection of images that, like poetry, stir emotion. The photographs reveal what this neighborhood, like every other neighborhood, has come to be to its inhabitants: home.

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Hank Willis Thomas: What We Ask Is Simple

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur

October 18, 2018 - March 2, 2019

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

Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought battle for equality.

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Spirits of Rosedale

Historic Rosedale Plantation

October 19, 2018 - October 20, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Join us this Halloween as the Spirits of Historic Rosedale Plantation return to life. Be careful not to linger too long with the spirits….they are just DYING to meet you! Tours of the stations in the house start every 20 minutes beginning at 7 p.m.

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Spirits and Stories: Brattonsville By Twilight

Historic Brattonsville

October 20, 2018 @ 3:00 PM

By day, the living history plantation will be full of autumnal festivities with hands-on activities and harvest demonstrations. At twilight, historically dressed interpreters will lead guests on a spooky candlelit path to encounter spirits of the past. Please note that the site will not be open before the event.

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