TL;DR: The Carolinas Aviation Museum is a great activity for the whole family. Lots of aircraft plus changing exhibits make for a great experience.
If you've never been to the Carolinas Aviation Museum you're missing out! This is a museum for aviation lovers but it's really geared to the entire family. Standing exhibits detail the history of commercial, civilian, military airplanes and helicopters. The museum also has featured exhibits which change from time to time. The current featured exhibit is "Miracle...Continue Reading!
October 24th, 2014Comments Off on Bachtoberfest II: Bach & Beer at Knight TheaterListed Under: Arts & Culture
Bach + October + Local Brews = Bachtoberfest II
If you're looking for some good beer and good music this weekend, look no further than the Charlotte Symphony's second Bachtoberfest! Combining a love of Bach and German beer, it's hard to go wrong at Bachtoberfest.
The show starts at 7:30 tonight at Knight Theater. Tickets start at $25 and there are still a few available. Get there at 6:30 though to drink a beer or two and attend a panel discussion on...Continue Reading!
The Fillmore, located inside the NC Music Factory near Uptown, is one of the best places in Charlotte to listen to live music.
Since it's opening in June of 2009, The Fillmore has become one of the best music venues in Charlotte. Unlike most other Charlotte music venues it's big enough for large, well-known acts but still small enough for an intimate show.
I've been to over a dozen shows at The Fillmore and have consistantly been impressed with the quality of the bands/talent, the...Continue Reading!
September 3rd, 2014Comments Off on Charlotte 9th in US for Culture According to Business InsiderListed Under: Arts & Culture, Living Here
For those of you who didn't know (most of us) Charlotte NC is the 20th largest metropolitan area in the US. Our Arts and Science council has been enormously successful funding the arts in Charlotte, even if they've run into a little post-recession headwind the last few years.
We write frequently on Things to Do in Charlotte so we know there is Lots Of Things to Do here, but it is nice to get some outside recognition. A friend posted this to...Continue Reading!
Charlotte Free Summer Concerts in the Park at Bearden
Summer Lunch Series
Local artists play 12-1:30, Tuesdays and Fridays through September 23
Wednesday Night Party 5:30-9 pm
From July 2nd through September 3rd , live bands perform, food trucks are here, lawn chairs and picnic baskets
Jazz Comes to Bearden on the 3rd Saturday of June, July and August
Country Folk on the Last Saturday of Every Month through September
Photos came from the first well attended jazz concert. Bringing a highback chair? Please stay to the outside...Continue Reading!
Events around Charlotte are gearing up for the season of love! Check out all of the fun things to do around the Queen City whether you're celebrating romance with a loved one or taking on the town with friends:
For The Love Of Chocolate And Wine
This Saturday and Sunday join the vineyards of Swan Creek in Ronda, NC for a lovely pairing of wine and a sweet treat! Enjoy a complimentary sample of Rafaldini Vineyard's famous wine-infused chocolate brownie paired...Continue Reading!
About The Show
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents "Built To Amaze!", the 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth. The show will be at the Time Warner Cable Arena from Jan. 29 - Feb. 2, show time varying depending on the day. You can check online for the show schedule.
Expect to see everything you want in a great circus show including clowns, elephants, acrobats, and other inspiring performances. The show plans to measure out the perfect mix of...Continue Reading!
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