Our Picks: Top Things to Do With Kids This Month in Charlotte
Our picks for the best things to do with kids in the greater Charlotte area.
More than 577,000 Legos were used to build the iconic towers at the Towers of Tomorrow exhibit.
Towers of Tomorrow at Discovery Place | Through Sept. 2
Discover what happens when Lego bricks collide with the world’s most incredible architecture at the Towers of Tomorrow exhibit at Discovery Place Science. The exhibition includes some of the most iconic towers from across North America, including Los Angeles’ Wilshire Grand Center, Chicago’s Willis Tower and the Empire State Building. After viewing the towers, children can engineer Lego creations of their very own with the 200,000 Lego bricks available for play. $18-$22, free for children younger than 2. Discovery Place Science, 301 N. Tryon St.
Madagascar: A Musical Adventure | July 3-13
If you have kids who “like to move it, move it,” let them go on an on-stage journey with Alex, Marty, Gloria,
Melman, and the other crack-a-lackin’ friends as they break out of the Central Park Zoo into the wilds of Madagascar and the land of King Julian’s wacky lemurs. Tickets start at $8. Dale F. Halton Theater, 1206 Elizabeth Ave., Shows
begin at 10 a.m. No performance on July 4.
The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head | Through Sept. 8
Have a silly play date at the latest exhibit at ImaginOn. Designed to develop school readiness and academic skills for young children, Mr. Potato Head leads visitors on adventures ranging from jungle safaris to archeological digs. The exhibit is recommended for children ages 3-8. FREE. Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St.
Marvel Super Hero Day | July 14
Little superheroes unite for Marvel Super Hero Day. Baseball is a bonus to visits from Spider-Man and Black Panther. After the Charlotte Knights take on the Gwinnett Stripers, kids can have a turn running the bases. Be sure to come in your favorite superhero costumes. Seat tickets start at $12. First pitch at 5:05 p.m. Gates open one hour before game. BB&T Stadium, 324 S. Mint St.