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Special Event: For the Family
Special Display: Answering the Call
Special Display: Answering the Call August-October When Billy Graham answered God’s call to evangelism, he had no idea what lay ahead—but he committed to honoring Christ every step of the way. In honor of the 70th anniversary of Billy Graham’s first city...
The Billy Graham Library
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 - Tue 10/31/17
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Art Show
2017 Art & Design Faculty Show
The Arts at Queens presents a multimedia exhibition featuring works by the faculty, including paintings, prints, ceramics, photographs, interiors and digital media. Exhibition Opening and Appetizer Reception: Sept. 7, 6-8 pm, Max L. Jackson Gallery, Watkin...
Queens University of Charlotte – Max L. Jackson Gallery
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 at 10am-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Bible: Who’s in and Who’s Out
What does the bible say about identity and diversity, inclusion and exclusion, power and privilege, rights and responsibilities, exile and home? How are modern issues of diversity addressed in ancient texts? How do the writings of the Hebrew Bible influenc...
Queens University of Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 - Wed 11/29/17 at 12:30pm-2pm
Art: Art Show
Andrea Grimsley “Lucid Light/Abstraction”
Contrast is the language of the eye. Inspiration comes from shifting values, chroma and form that create an emotional response. Abstract expressionism and impressionism inform her technique. Work employs bold strokes, sweeping movement, delicate balance...
Charlotte Fine Art Gallery
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 - Sat 10/28/17
Special Event: Food/Tasting
Charlotte Wine & Tapas Week
Drink & Taste your way around the World, right here in the Queen City! Charlotte’s finest restaurants will come together to provide a tour of the world via wine and tapas. Each participating establishment will offer a pre-selected menu of perfectly paired ...
Zen Asian Fusion
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 - Sun 10/22/17
Special Event: General
Charlotte Warehouse Sale - October Fall Sale Event
The sale will feature over 8,000 pieces of new, brand name, with tags, women's apparel and shoes! This overstock merchandise comes from the nation's leading department stores. Charlotte Warehouse Sale purchases in large quantities to buy at the lowest cost...
Charlotte Warehouse Sale
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 - Sun 10/22/17
Art: History/Science, Museum, Community Event
K(NO)W Justice K(NO)W Peace
Co-created with activists and law enforcement, the media, students, clergy and civic leaders, "K(NO)W Justice K(NO)W Peace" explores the historical roots of the distrust between police and community, tells the human stories beyond the headlines, and engage...
Levine Museum of the New South
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 - Sat 10/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 10/22/17 at 12pm-5pm
Theater: Mystery/Thriller, Comedy/Drama, Food/Tasting
Murder In Paradise – A Murder Mystery Dinner Experience
The audience will be along for the ride as someone is murdered in the mist dinner. With live action and numerous suspects, audience members will have to work together to solve an investigation and determine who done it, while enjoying an authentic four cou...
Mama's Caribbean Grill
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 - Sat 10/21/17 at 7pm
Sun 10/22/17 at 11am
Thu 10/26/17 - Sat 10/28/17 at 7pm
Sun 10/29/17 at 11am
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Community Event, Politics, Religious
Weeping Willow A.M.E. Zion Annual Harvest BBQ/Meet the Candidates
Please join Weeping Willow for their Annual Harvest BBQ from Oct 19th-21st. The BBQ will culminate on Oct. 21st with a Meet and Greet with the candidates. Come and meet those who are running to represent you!!!
Weeping Willow AME Zion Church
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 - Sat 10/21/17 at 10am-6pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Class/Workshop
Alcohol Ink Vessels & Trinket Trays with Modern Craft Collective
We are literally obsessed with alcohol inks and after you get your hands on this gorgeous pigment- you will be too! At this workshop, our creative guru will give you an introduction of all materials, including how to safely use the inks, we'll demo techni...
Whole Foods Market - Waverly
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Music: Rock, Metal, Cover/Tribute Band/Performer
Appetite for Destruction
Appetite for Destruction has been paying tribute to Guns N' Roses since 2000, packing venues throughout the tri-state area. They have opened for ex-Guns N' Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke twice, and headlined with some of the best tribute bands in the busines...
Fillmore Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 at 8pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Painting, Drawings/Works on Paper, Mixed Media
Art Exhibition: Instill and Inspire: Selections from the John and Vivian Hewitt Collection of African-American Art
Selections from one of the nation's most important and comprehensive collections of African-American art.
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 10/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 10/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 10/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 10/25/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Painting, Drawings/Works on Paper, Mixed Media
Art Exhibition: Instill and Inspire: Selections from the John and Vivian Hewitt Collection of African-American Art
Selections from one of the nation's most important and comprehensive collections of African-American art.
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 10/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 10/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 10/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 10/25/17 at 10am-5pm
Sports: Basketball
Atlanta Hawks at Charlotte Hornets
The Charlotte Hornets will host the Atlanta Hawks for this Southeast Division game.
Spectrum Center (formerly Time Warner Cable Arena)
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 at 7pm
Special Event: Children, Education, Green/Environmental, General
Biology: Candy Cell
Cells are the building blocks of all living things. Make a replica of a plant cell that you can see and eat out of candy! Power your mitochondria with sugar and learn about the structure and function of the cell's organelles. Registration is required.
McDowell Nature Center & Preserve
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Art: Design, Museum
Charlotte Collects: Contemporary Couture & Fabulous Fashion
Focused on 21st century long gowns, from cocktail attire to wedding dresses, this exhibition highlights the meticulous craftsmanship, attention to detail, and fine materials characteristic of couture. Also highlighted is the inherent architecture of fashio...
Mint Museum Randolph
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 at 11am-7pm
Sat 10/21/17 at 11am-7pm
Sun 10/22/17 at 11am-7pm
Wed 10/25/17 at 11am-7pm
Thu 10/26/17 at 11am-7pm
Art: Art Show, Art Talk, Painting
Christopher Clamp: Stories In Stillness
Jerald Melberg Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new paintings by Christopher Clamp. This body of work continues the artist's previous explorations of realism and object portraiture, and marks Clamp's third solo exhibition with the gallery. ...
Jerald Melberg Gallery
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 at 10am-6pm
Sat 10/21/17 at 10am-6pm
Mon 10/23/17 at 10am-6pm
Tue 10/24/17 at 10am-6pm
Wed 10/25/17 at 10am-6pm
Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, Painting, Children's Arts/Crafts
City Open Studio: Do Art. Shop Art.
Join City Art Room for weekday City Open Studio. City Art Room is Charlotte's leader in social art events and affordable custom artwork. DO ART ($10-$15): During this time, the general public is welcome to come do freestyle social art - choosing option...
City Art Room
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 at 11am-2pm
Mon 10/23/17 at 11am-2pm
Tue 10/24/17 at 11am-2pm
Wed 10/25/17 at 11am-2pm
Thu 10/26/17 at 11am-2pm
Music: Acoustic, Country, Folk, Live Music in Bar/Club
Corey Smith
The way Corey Smith sees it, he owes a debt to his fans. And it's one he is determined to repay with his 10th album, While the Gettin' Is Good. The project, released on Sugar Hill Records, marks the first time that the singer-songwriter, a wildly popular t...
Coyote Joe's
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 at 7pm
Music: Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms), R&B/Soul, Rap/Hip Hop, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Funk, Blues
DMV910TheBand + Miss Quibee @ Roc's Jazz Bar
In celebration of the 2017 UNC-Charlotte Homecoming, 2002 Alumni, Darius Mitchell brings his DMV910Band featuring Miss Quibee from Washington DC for a special show in Charlotte @ Roc's Jazz Bar, Friday October 20th. Doors Open at 7 pm (3 sets) Tickets avai...
Roc's Jazz Bar
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 at 7pm, 9pm, and 2am
    

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