GO. PLAY. SEE.: 4 Fun Things to Experience in Charlotte This Month
CREATE A STARRY CONSTELLATION
Drop by the Mint Museum Randolph Wednesday, September 7 through Saturday, September 10 during museum hours and pick up a Mini Art Kit. This month’s kit includes out-of-this-world drawing materials to create a starry constellation at home. During poor weather and after dark, the art cart will be in the museum atrium. Mini Art Kits are free and available while supplies last.
CATCH AN OUTDOOR MOVIE
Bring the kiddos to Camp North End on Thursday, September 8 for the final installment of Crossroads Cinema’s summer outdoor movie series. Catch a showing of “ET” on the jumbo screen in the back lot of the historic Ford building. Play free retro arcade games and pick up dinner at one of Camp North End’s food vendors. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the movie starts at 8 p.m. Admission is free, but bring your own lawn chair.
CHECK OUT THE YIASOU THE GREEK FESTIVAL
The Yiasou Greek Festival returns to the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral September 9 to 11. Come enjoy cultural exhibits, folk dancing, live music, and authentic Greek cuisine. The Kids Playland has rides, children’s activities, and cotton candy. Hours are Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m.-10 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. Admission is $5. Children 12 and younger are free.
ENJOY MUSIC IN THE GARDEN
Visit Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary on Friday, September 16 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. for an evening of outdoor fun. Listen to live music from Dialed In Acoustic and get barbecue, ice cream, wine, and beer from local food truck The Oinker by The Improper Pig. Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Children 10 and under are free. All tickets must be purchased in advance; proceeds benefit the education and outreach programs of Wing Haven.