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Special Event: For the Family, Children
Carolina Harbor
We’ve got the coolest place to slide, splash, chill and dine—Carolina Harbor Waterpark. Carolina Harbor recently swam in as the #4 best outdoor water park in the country! Whether it’s plunging down a ride at racing speeds, playing with the little ones or ...
Carowinds
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am-10pm
Theater: Children's Theatre, Variety Show, Experimental/Perf. Art
Cirque Imagine
Back by popular demand, the high-flying acrobats from Cirque Imagine return to Carowinds Theatre. Moms, dads and kids can watch spectacular stunts and acrobatics right before their very eyes. Running from June 23 to September 4, this crowd-pleasing perfor...
Carowinds
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 10am-10pm
Art: Art Show
The Art of Illustration with Ashley Teets, Children’s book Illustrator
This class begins with an intro to illustrating for children with examples of works and publications. Discuss strengths and weaknesses of various pieces and move to fundamentals of the creating process and bringing an original character to life via a seri...
Charlotte Fine Art Gallery
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 - Sat 9/16/17 at 10am
Art: Art Show
7th Annual Studio Artists Exhibit and Sale
Come see what our studio artists have been doing this year. We will fill our walls with their art. Great deals on paintings by local artists. Opening Receptions, August 4 and 5 from 5-8.
Charlotte Fine Art Gallery
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 - Sat 8/26/17
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event
School Supply Drive for Charlotte-Area Foster Kids
All 67 Mattress Firm stores in Charlotte are hosting a School Supply Drive to benefit local foster youth and families. Through Sunday, August 27 during normal store hours, Mattress Firm will accept school supplies and monetary contributions to help give lo...
Mattress Firm
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am-8pm
Art: Art Show, Painting
From No-Da to So-Ho & Back, Recent Works by Scott Reid Parker
Exhibition of Paintings
Baku Gallery
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 - Tue 8/29/17
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

Sun 8/20/17 - Tue 10/31/17
Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum
Alberto Giacometti: 45 Drawings Portfolio
In November 1963, nine months after his surgery, Giacometti printed a portfolio entitled "45 Drawings," a collection that reproduced selected drawings made over the course of his career, from the beginning of his art training up to the portfolio's publicat...
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-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

Sun 8/20/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 8/25/17 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

Sun 8/20/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum, Sculpture
Celebrating Jean Tinguely and Santana
This exhibition features a survey of over 150 total artworks, including five original kinetic sculptures, spanning the forty-year career of this revolutionary Swiss kinetic artist.
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/23/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery, Installations, Painting
Immortal: A New Series by Miya Bailey
Memory: Something remembered from the past; a recollection. Immortal: living forever Memories, visions and dreams elicit stories about personal experiences, histories and cultures. They are a part of the human experience. Elie Wiesel once said, “Without...
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 10am-5pm
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

Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/21/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/28/17 - Sat 9/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/3/17 at 12pm-5pm
Music: Alternative, Pop, Rock
Matchbox Twenty
Formed in 1996 Matchbox Twenty gained strength as one of the hottest groups in the late 90s with their debut 'Yourself or Someone Like You.' The band has sold in excess of 39 million albums worldwide.
PNC Music Pavilion
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 at 6:45pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club, R&B/Soul
Monica
Monica is a singer, songwriter and actress from Atlanta.
Fillmore Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 at 7:30pm
Special Event: Animals, Children, Community Event, For the Family, Tour
PetSuites Archdale Ice Cream Social and Summer Blast
Join PetSuites Archdale (Charlotte) for our summer Ice Cream Social with fun for your whole family (fur babies included)! Take a tour of our location, enjoy frosty treats for you and your pups, and meet and greet with summer’s coolest superhero, Wonder Wo...
PetSuites Archdale
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 at 1pm-4pm
Music: Cover/Tribute Band/Performer
Picnic in the Park
A free live music event. Don't miss this opportunity to bring your family and friends and enjoy all that Picnic in the Park has to offer!
Historic Fourth Ward
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 at 4pm-5:30pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 4pm-5:30pm
Art: Painting
Sloane Siobhan: Archetypes of the Subconscious
Archetypes of the Subconscious is an exhibition by Charlotte artist Sloane Siobhan. This series explores the notions of growth, loss and the inner battle of the mind, the spirit, and the heart. Siobhan’s raw emotions following the loss of her mother in Nov...
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Nature
Summer Science Series: Way Cool Water!
Come get your fill of science in the summertime with a Reedy Creek Environmental Educator. Join us as we take to the trails or the lab and perform some really awesome hands on science experiments! This month's topic? Water! Must call 980-314-1119 to regis...
Reedy Creek Nature Center & Preserve
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 at 1:30pm-3pm
Art: Installations, Multimedia, Gallery
The Darryl Atwell Collection of African American Art
The debut of one of the most expansive collections of abstract and contemporary African-American art.
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
Charlotte, NC

Sun 8/20/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 10am-5pm
    

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