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Charlotte- About Town September 30

September 30th, 2011 Listed Under: Living Here, Things To Do Charlotte

Things To Do In Charlotte September 30

Susann G. Komen Race for the Cure in Uptown Charlotte Saturday (early)

It is time to get involved! Whether you’re a survivor, walking in memory of someone you love, celebrating a friend’s Survivorship, or just personally be a part of the walk for the Cure here for a race you will never forget!  Bright and early on October 1st come join hundreds of fellow supporters like you for this huge event! Find out more and learn how to register or volunteer at the following KOMEN.

Riverbend Farm Pumpkin Patches Afternoon and weekends in October

My favorite part of fall is how the sun is still shining but there is a slight chill in the air! Of course the Pumpkin Patches! Carve them, put lights in them, cut the up and eat them!  Feed the goats, get ice cream, have a picnic, or feed the fish from the covered bridge,  visit Riverbend Farm to walk the grounds to pick out your very own pumpkin!  Calling to reserve a tour and wagon ride is required 704-888-2891.   Visit this link for more INFO.

Pajama Bar Crawl

Uptown is always finding a new and exciting way to bring people together and Drink!  Come Uptown in your cutest P.J’s on September 30th for the Pajama Bar Crawl and go from bar to bar entering in fun contest and see what everyone else wears to bed.   Get in all the venues for only $5!  Go to Butter for Lingerie Night, Halo for One night in Heaven, VGBG for Idol Lullaby Showdown, Wet Willies for Best Fuzzy Slippers Contest, And The Saloon for a Boxer Contest!    Visit this link for more INFO.

Seussical the Musical    ImaginOn

Ongoing through October- Bring your kids to sing and dance along with all their friends in Seussical the Musical!   Come see all of Dr. Suess’ tales come to life and be a part of the magic with fun workshops!  You’ll see Steadfast Horton the Elephant, mighty Gertrude McFuzz, and of course the curious Cat in the Hat take the stage in the McColl Family Theatre at ImagineOn.  Get your TICKETS soon because they are selling fast and on sale now!

Becthler Museum      Niki de Saint Phalle Exhibit

Final farewell to Nikki’s Creation of a New Mythology Saturday Night 10/1

The artist, Nikki de Saint Phalle  has developed a style of art that has a fun use of color and seductive pull that draws you in.   Her powerful sculptures have been displayed in Charlotte at the Fourth Floor Gallery, Second Floor Terrace, and The Green.  Large works on the Green are perfect for the younger ones! Check out details at  BechtlerCharlotte Art story earlier in the week.

Mecktober Festival

Celeberate Charlotte’s German heritage, come all ye to The 3rd Annual Mecktober Fest for a German-Style atmosphere (can anyone say Octoberfest?)  at Charlotte’s Home Town Brewery on October 1st 12 pm-10pm.    Celebrate with fresh beer, food, and 3 live bands all day into the evening.   And once again to the stage this year is the 9-piece Holzhackern Tyrolean Band for some fun Bavarian music!   Buy your tickets now this event will sell out Tix !

9th Annual Great Grapes Wine Tasting At Southpark

Saturday 10/1 11-7

“Uncork” and try HUNDREDS of wines at this casual wine tasting festival while listening to live music and feel free to bring a lawn chair and the kids. More than 20 wineries will be there Plus  kids activities, wine and food pairing all at the beautiful Symphony at the Park at SouthPark Mall. This is such a huge event so advanced tickets are already closed but tickets are available at the door! Children under 12 free!  Go to this link for the website for more INFO .

AutumnFaire at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

Walk the beautiful, inspiring gardens and enjoy all the arts and crafts at the AutumnFaire October 1st and 2nd at DSBG, 9am-3pm.   This event will show a variety of art including pottery, baskets, gourd art, herbal soaps, lotions and so much more!  Come see holiday gifts made from plants, gardens and nature.   This event is free with regular admission.   Follow the LINK for more info!

About Town is by Rachel Lubrich

Rachel_LubrichRachel grew up in Charlotte, but has lived all over the United States, and is recently back from the West Coast. You may know her as a Yoga instructor. She believes in keeping a healthy life style mentally and physically. She loves the outdoors and the city, traveling and meeting new people.

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