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.
American Girl Live! is on stage at McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square March 7-9.
Photo by Amy Boyle
Touch-a-Truck | March 2
Touch and learn about fire trucks, ambulances, police cars, tractors and all things transportation. The first hour is free of sirens and lights. Stick around and play at the playground. Stallings Municipal Park, 340 Stallings Road, Stallings. 10am-2pm. Free.
Enjoy Irish dancing groups, pipe and drum bands, musical groups, dancers, lots of dogs, horses and plenty of creative marching groups. The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. at the corner of Tryon and Ninth streets and marches to Third Street, ending at Caldwell Street. The festival, located on South Tryon Street between Third and Stonewall streets, includes live music, food and drinks and children’s amusements from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
American Girl Live! | March 7- 9
Celebrate the power of girls at this 90-minute musical produced by an all-female creative team. The Broadway-style show is set at Camp American Girl, a fictitious sleep-away camp. Six iconic American Girl characters are interwoven into the experience through song and dance that celebrates friendship and following your dreams. McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. Tickets start at $25. 704-372-1000.
Children’s Day on the Farm | March 30
Go back in time to life on a farm in the 18th and 19th centuries. Watch plowing and milking demonstrations, see and pet farm animals, learn to make candles, churn butter and ride a pony. Historic Brattonsville, 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, South Carolina. 10am-4pm. $6-$10, children 3 and younger admitted free.