Things to Do With Kids in Charlotte This Week
This week's must-do fun for the family (Sept. 18-21).
Kids 13 and under get in free with a paying adult at the Fall AutoFair Sept. 21-24.
Charlotte Motor Speedway
The weather is looking beautiful this week and it's a great time to get outdoors for nature programs and story times. There's also the chance to watch a family movie at a local library and visit a family-friendly auto show. Worried about the inevitable invasion of illness that can occur with your kids throughout the school year? Read these tips for how to keep your kids healthy during cold and flu season.
This nature program helps children learn about animals, their homes, plant life, and weather with hikes, hands-on activities and games. 10am. Reedy Creek Nature Preserve, 2900 Rocky River Road. Registration required.
Story Time and More.
Visit the Children's Garden for a seasonally-themed craft and story with Rutherford Rabbit. Children can explore the sensory and butterfly gardens, visit with the chickens and more. Register online.
Family Movie: Beauty and the Beast.
Attend a free showing of the film "Beauty and the Beast," starring Emma Watson and Kevin Kline. 3:30pm. Gaston County Public Library, 1555 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia.
Thousands of hot rods, muscle cars, exotic sports cars and classic cars, along with fun fair food and a kids' Play Zone. 8am-5pm. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy. S., Concord.
Renee Roberson is a Charlotte-area mom who loves showing her two kids around the Queen City every chance she gets.