15 Ways to Play the Weekend Away With Kids in Charlotte

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12 Angry Jurors. Watch the youth production from the provocative film, 12 Angry Men. Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson.

Cozy by the Campfire. Make s’mores and listen to stories while listening to stories. Don’t forget a blanket or sleeping bag. Mooresville Public Library, 304 S. Main St., Mooresville.

Symphony Park Movie Series. Watch “American Girl: Isabelle Dances into the Spotlight.” Southpark, Symphony Park, 4400 Sharon Road.

Home Depot Kids Workshop. Learn how to build a mini-pencil holder. Home Depot Locations.

Back 2 School Bash. Hang out with other kids, get free school supplies and hop on carnival style attraction rides. Mooresville High School, Magnolia Campus and Troutman Elementary, 659 E. Center Ave./ 220 S. Main St., Mooresville/ Troutman.

McCarthy Kids and Preschool Triathlon. Kids compete in a 75-yard swim, a 2-mile bike adventure and a .5-mile run. Harris YMCA, 5900 Quail Hollow Road.

Once Upon a Time… Exploring the World of Fairy Tales.  Have fun exploring all the of the classic fairy tale stories. ImaginOn: The Joe and Joan Martin Center, 300 E. 7th St.

Sharing God’s Love Day. Learn how to serve others with a Scriptural lesson, craft time and music. While you’re there, drop off school supplies for local children in need and help “Stuff the Bus.” Billy Graham Library, 4330 Westmont Drive.

Summer Keychain and Bracelet. Make a DIY craft and have fun with other kids. All Michael’s locations.

SWAG Back to School Event. Stock up on school supplies provided by the city of Charlotte. Kids can get free backpacks, haircuts, dental screenings, immunizations and more. BB&T Charlotte Knights Baseball Stadium, 324 S. Mint St.

The Posh Closet Fine Children’s Consignment Sale. Buy gently used children’s clothes, toys and more for the upcoming fall/winter season. South Charlotte Banquet Center, 9009 Bryant Farms Road.

Nightwatch. Learn how to explore the universe with binoculars and small telescopes without leaving your own backyard. chiele Museum, 1500 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia.

Reptile and Amphibian Hunt. Identify these creatures in their habitat and learn why they are important. Cowan Fords Wildlife Refuge, Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville. 

Sweeney Todd: School Edition. Watch this twisted comedy with the family. Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, Wells Fargo Playhouse, 300 E. 7th St.

ZimScuplt. View a variety of sculptures through the gardens spanning from the savannahs to Zibabwe. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont.

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