Our Picks: Top Things to Do With Kids This Month in Charlotte
Our picks for the best things to go do with kids this month in the greater Charlotte area.
See favorite characters from the “Madagascar” movies, including Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo at this on-stage performance by Children’s Theatre of Charlotte April 13-May 6.
Photo courtesy of ImaginOn: The Joe and Joan Martin Center
Movies in the Park: 'Coco' | April 5
Pack a family picnic dinner and spread out a blanket on the lawn to watch “Coco,” the critically acclaimed movie that won Best Animated Feature Film at the 2018 Oscars. 6-10 p.m. Free. Veterans Park, corner of Main and Maxwell streets, Huntersville. huntersville.org.
Come-See-Me Festival | April 12-21
It’s 10 days of spring celebrations throughout the town of Rock Hill. Attend the parade on April 12, make ice cream sundaes with Mother Goose on April 15, take part in a Teddy Bear Tea Party on April 17, or compete in a coloring contest on April 19. You can also watch theater performances, participate in a frog race, see live musical performances and more. See website for event schedule. Various locations throughout Rock Hill. comeseeme.org.
Charlotte Knights Opening Weekend | April 12-15
It’s opening weekend for the Charlotte Knights 2018 season and the team is kicking things off with Friday fireworks, Homer the Dragon’s birthday celebration and a Lego weekend. Creative play, family challenges, photo opportunities with large-scale Lego models, and a chance to build and launch Lego creations down a race ramp are happening throughout the four-game home stand. Kids can run the bases after the Sunday game. Tickets start at $23. Thursday-Saturday. 7 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 p.m. BB&T Ballpark, 324 S. Mint St. charlotteknights.com.
'Madagascar: A Musical Adventure' | April 13-May 6
See favorite characters from the “Madagascar” movies, including Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo at this on-stage performance by Children’s Theatre of Charlotte. Performances run Friday through Sunday with a sensory-friendly performance on April 21 at 11 a.m. and an ASL sign-interpreted performance on May 5 at 3 p.m. See website for performance schedule. $12-$28. ImaginOn: The Joe and Joan Martin Center, 300 E. Seventh St. ctcharlotte.org.