Story Time and More

Wing Haven Children's Garden

November 21, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Join Rutherford Rabbit to enjoy a seasonally themed story and take-home craft activity in the Children’s Garden. Children can water the vegetable plants, dig for worms, explore the sensory and butterfly gardens, and enjoy the Wing Haven chickens. Space is limited, please register in advance.

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Toys, Games & TRAINS

Kings Mountain Historical Museum

November 21, 2017 - January 6, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

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

This annually recurring exhibit fills the museum with model train displays, railroad memorabilia, and antique toys and games. Visitors of all ages will be enchanted as they explore the miniature snow-covered scenes that line the tracks, and discover the interactive features. 

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Instill and Inspire: The John and Vivian Hewitt Collection of African-American Art

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture

November 21, 2017 - January 22, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

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

Selections from one of the nation's most important and comprehensive collections of African-American art. This collection features a number of images from the fifty-eight-piece collection of two-dimensional works by Charlotte-born Romare Bearden and other master artists including Margaret Burroughs, Jonathan Green, Jacob Lawrence, Elizabeth Catlett, Ann Tanksley and Henry Ossawa Tanner.

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Sloane Siobhan: Archetypes of the Subconscious

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture

November 21, 2017 - January 22, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

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

Both mesmerizing and mysterious, Siobhan’s works represent the interactions, and sometimes conflicts, of her conscious and subconscious minds. These thoughts are characterized by stunning power animals – pandas, tigers and grizzly bears – and antagonists, such as bees.  Each animal battles with the emotional struggles of the inner-self. Pain, suffering, acceptance and the...

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Charlotte’s Road to Revolution

The Charlotte Museum of History

November 21, 2017 - 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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