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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 ...
Charlotte, NC

Wed 8/23/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am-10pm
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

Wed 8/23/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am-8pm
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

Wed 8/23/17 - Tue 10/31/17
Special Event: Community Event, Gardening, Food/Tasting
Cocktails & Gardens at The Duke Mansion
Come celebrate summer at The Duke Mansion! On Monday through Thursday evenings in August, enjoy a cash bar and more than four acres of spectacular gardens and grounds to stroll. Or try out a rocking chair in the shade on our grand front porch. Whether yo...
The Duke Mansion
Charlotte, NC

Wed 8/23/17 - Thu 8/24/17 at 5pm-8:30pm
Mon 8/28/17 - Thu 8/31/17 at 5pm-8:30pm
Special Event: Museum, History/Science
Great Gatsby: Cleveland County in the Roaring Twenties
In the 1920s, Cleveland County experienced an economic boom and bust, the heyday of the textile mills, the birth of the political engine known as the Shelby Dynasty, and improved education, healthcare, technology, and transportation systems. This area also...
Kings Mountain Historical Museum
Kings Mountain, NC

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-4pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-4pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 10am-4pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-4pm
Tue 8/29/17 at 10am-4pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Social Event
Philanthrodating™ Young Professionals Singles Mixer
Join Carolinas Matchmaker Laurie Berzack and Charlotte Cystic Fibrosis STANDOUT committee co-hosts Stephanie Johnson and Farai Gwata for an exciting Philanthrodating™ for young professional's singles mixer benefiting the Charlotte Cystic Fibrosis Foundatio...
Ink N Ivy
Charlotte, NC

Wed 8/23/17 at 6pm-8pm
Special Event: Community Event
SC Works Regional Job Fair
SC Works is hosting its upcoming Regional Job Fair in Clover next week at the new Clover School District Community YMCA. The job fair is open to the public and runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon. However, there is an opportunity for some job seekers to have e...
Clover School District Community YMCA
Clover, SC

Wed 8/23/17
Special Event: Nature
The Nature of Greenways: Toby Creek Greenway
Join us for another monthly exploration of one of our many wonderful Greenways. This is a relaxed walk with stops along the way to discover the natural side of these active green spaces. We will meet in the Lowe's Parking Lot; 1100 Chancellor Park Dr, Cha...
Reedy Creek Nature Center & Preserve
Charlotte, NC

Wed 8/23/17 at 9am-10:30am
Special Event: Food/Tasting
Wine Down Wednesdays Kickoff
Get over the mid-week hump on the Roof with these amazing weekly drink specials! Every Wednesday, come out and enjoy half priced glasses and bottles of wine, $4 drafts, and plenty of amazing yard games! Relax and unwind every Wednesday to help the week...
Rooftop 210
Charlotte, NC

Wed 8/23/17 at 5pm-2am
Wed 8/30/17 at 5pm-2am
Wed 9/6/17 at 5pm-2am
Wed 9/13/17 at 5pm-2am
Wed 9/20/17 at 5pm-2am
Special Event: Social Event
Alive After 5 ft 20 Ride
Alive After Five is how Charlotte kick-starts the weekend every Thursday in style! As the largest weekly happy hour and free entertainment celebration, Alive After Five provides a destination for friends and co-workers to gather, unwind, and network while ...
Rooftop 210
Charlotte, NC

Thu 8/24/17 at 5pm-10pm
Special Event: Seniors
Cataract Awareness Month
Join Dr. Craig Self with Charlotte, Eyes, Ears, Nose & Throat Associates on Thurs., Aug. 24 at 1:30 for refreshments and an education program on cataracts. Come learn the sign, symptoms and available procedures for cataracts. Please RSVP ahead of time if y...
South Iredell Senior Center
Mooresville, NC

Thu 8/24/17 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Special Event: Family/Child (Books)
Friends Books on Main
Huge selection of books, DVD’s, CD’s and audiobooks for all ages at this used book store operated by the Friends of the York County Library. Books, DVD’s, audiobooks, & CD’s - $2 each, children’s and teen books - $1 each; mass market paperbacks – 50¢ each....
Friends Books on Main
Rock Hill, SC

Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-4pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 10am-4pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-4pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 10am-4pm
Fri 9/1/17 at 10am-4pm
Special Event: Nature
Hike for Healing
Studies are showing that there are many healing benefits to walking in the woods. Join us to connect with nature and perhaps heal some of your life stressors in this relaxed hike. We will start our hike with an inspirational nature quote and then hit the t...
Reedy Creek Nature Center & Preserve
Charlotte, NC

Thu 8/24/17 at 6pm-7pm
Thu 9/7/17 at 6pm-7pm
Thu 9/21/17 at 6pm-7pm
Special Event: Community Event
Movies in the Park
Join us to watch Secret Life of Pets on Thursday, August 24 for Movies in the Park at North Meck Park. This is a FREE family event (no ticket purchase is required). Drinks, candy & popcorn will be available for purchase. Bring your furry four legged do...
North Mecklenberg Park
Huntersville, NC

Thu 8/24/17 at 7:30pm-10pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Community Event, Education, Business, Meeting
Simple Steps 1: Is Starting a Business Right for You?
This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. Start-up Basics provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business...
SBA - Small Business Administration
Charlotte, NC

Thu 8/24/17 at 1pm-3pm
Thu 9/21/17 at 1pm-3pm
Thu 10/26/17 at 1pm-3pm
Thu 11/16/17 at 1pm-3pm
Special Event: Community Event
Festival of McCrorey YMCA 2017
Join us for a fun-filled weekend for the entire family! Enjoy entertainment, food trucks, back to school giveaways, games, face painting, movies, free haircuts, a pool party and more!
McCrorey YMCA
Charlotte, NC

Fri 8/25/17 at 6pm-9pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 8:30am-9pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 1pm-4pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting
Heavenly Hot Dogs
We serve hot dogs, chicken noodle soup, mac 'n cheese, chili, slaw and homemade desserts
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church
Concord, NC

Fri 8/25/17 at 10am-2pm
Fri 9/1/17 at 10am-2pm
Fri 9/8/17 at 10am-2pm
Fri 9/15/17 at 10am-2pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-2pm
Special Event: Children
Movies Under the Stars set to shine bright at SouthPark August 4-25
Lights, camera, action! SouthPark welcomes the Charlotte community to cool down with FREE outdoor entertainment at its annual Movies Under the Stars series! Beginning August 4, families and friends are invited to enjoy the final days of summer with movies ...
SouthPark Mall
Charlotte, NC

Fri 8/25/17 at 7pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Living History, Tour
Soul of the South Uptown Food Tour
What is Southern Cuisine? Have you experienced Southern Hospitality? Can you get more Southern than the farm up the road? On this tour with FEAST Food Tours, we sample & sip our way through some of Uptown Charlotte's best representations of the South. Che...
Uptown Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Fri 8/25/17 at 4pm-7pm
Fri 9/1/17 at 4pm-7pm
Fri 9/8/17 at 4pm-7pm
Fri 9/15/17 at 4pm-7pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 4pm-7pm
Special Event: Community Event, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Social Event, For the Family
Southern Women's Show
Food, Fashion, and Fun. Celebrate the 35th annual show at the Charlotte Convention Center. Jam-packed with cool jewelry and handbags, make-up tips and tricks, delicious gourmet treats and more. Incredible shopping, runway fashion shows, cooking classes ...
Charlotte Convention Center
Charlotte, NC

Fri 8/25/17 - Sun 8/27/17

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