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Special Event: Education
Special Display: North Carolina's Favorite Son
Throughout the life of Billy Graham, North Carolina remained “home.” From his childhood on a Charlotte dairy farm to his mountain home with Ruth in Montreat, North Carolina played a preeminent role in the person he became. In 2013, Billy Graham was officia...
The Billy Graham Library
Charlotte, NC

Sat 8/24/19 - Mon 9/30/19 at 9:30am-5pm
Special Event: Expo/Trade Show
Southern Women's Show
At this festive event, participants can relax and be pampered, or value shop for clothing, jewelry and gifts. Featured events are fashion shows, hair styling and makeovers, entertainment, personal development seminars, gourmet foods and prizes.
Charlotte Convention Center
Charlotte, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 10am-7pm
Sun 8/25/19 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival, Children, For the Family
2019 Queen City Summer Festival
The 2019 Queen City Summer Festival will feature over 50 vendors with the latest products, brands, giveaways and more. There will be food, bounce house, kid activities, face painting, coupons, discounts, entertainment and more! Dance performances from some...
The Carole Hoefener Center
Charlotte, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 1pm-5pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Social Event
A Taste of Uptown Charlotte with Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours
Charlotte’s beautiful downtown, known as Uptown, celebrates arts and culture with numerous museums, galleries, and sculptures. There is also fascinating history to learn about, lovely parks to explore, and fantastic restaurants to enjoy! Join Taste Carolin...
Coco and the Director
Charlotte, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 10am till 1pm, 4:15pm till 7:15pm
Fri 8/30/19 at 10am till 1pm, 4:15pm till 7:15pm
Sat 8/31/19 at 10am till 1pm, 4:15pm till 7:15pm
Fri 9/6/19 at 10am till 1pm, 4:15pm till 7:15pm
Sat 9/7/19 at 10am till 1pm, 4:15pm till 7:15pm
Special Event: Community Event, Art Show
A Thousand Words by Vietnam Veterans
The exhibit images—taken by North Carolina soldiers and assembled by Winston-Salem photographer Martin Tucker, focus on the human elements of war, offering visitors the chance to see how the troops themselves chose to remember their time in Southeast Asia....
Mountain Gateway Museum
Old Fort, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 9am-5pm
Sun 8/25/19 at 2pm-5pm
Tue 8/27/19 at 9am-5pm
Wed 8/28/19 at 9am-5pm
Thu 8/29/19 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Children
Auditions for ACT Fall Season of Plays
Auditions for ACT's Fall Season of plays for youth aged 7 - 18 are Saturday 25 August 10am - 1pm, Thursday 29 August 4:30-6:30pm. ACT's fall season includes the return of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' performing Oct. 18-20 and 'The Best Christmas Pa...
The Warehouse Performing Arts Center
Cornelius, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 10am till 1pm, 4:30pm till 6:30pm
Special Event: Children, For the Family, Gaming
BAKUGAN Retail Tour heading to Charlotte
BAKUGAN, the amazing transforming collectible toys complete with battling game and anime-adventure series on Cartoon Network, will descend on Charlotte from August 24-25 with the 2019 BAKUGAN Retail Tour. Presented by global children’s entertainment compan...
GameStop
Charlotte, NC

Sat 8/24/19 - Sun 8/25/19 at 12pm-6pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, For the Family, Community Event
Barbecue 201
Ever wondered why Midwood Smokehouse is the best pick for gameday? Executive Pit Master Matthew Barry will be sharing his decades of experience while you get to taste some of what Midwood has to offer. We'll be going over how to smoke wings properly, and a...
Midwood Smokehouse
Charlotte, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 11am-12:30pm
Special Event: Film
Charlotte 48 Hour Film Project - Best Of
Come and witness the best films of this year's Charlotte 48 Hour film project! Blumenthal is hosting local creatives in the beautiful Booth Playhouse. This event is the culmination of more than 500 local people working together to create a collection of...
Blumenthal Performing Arts Center – Booth Playhouse
Charlotte, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 6:30pm-9:30pm
Special Event: Community Event, Film, For the Family
Cornelius Outdoor Cinema Series & Back-2-School Bash
Celebrate summer’s end with the Cornelius PARC Department on Saturday, August 24, at Robbins Park with a family movie night and Back-2-School Bash! Family FUN starts at 6:30 p.m. We will have face painting, balloon artists, corn hole, glow sticks, and m...
Robbins Park
Cornelius, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 6:30pm-10pm
Special Event: Community Event, Film, For the Family
Cornelius Outdoor Cinema Series & Back-2-School Bash
Celebrate summer’s end with the Cornelius PARC Department on Saturday, August 24, at Robbins Park with a family movie night and Back-2-School Bash! Family FUN starts at 6:30 p.m. We will have face painting, balloon artists, corn hole, glow sticks, and m...
Robbins Park
Cornelius, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 6:30pm-10pm
Special Event: Film
Guided Tours of "District 12" Hunger Games Fan Tours
Hunger Games™ Filming Location Tour of "District 12" at Henry River Mill Village on Saturdays thru October. Walk in the footsteps of your favorite Hunger Games characters on our exclusive 21/2 hour tours...as featured on Good Morning America, The Today Sho...
Henry River Mill Village
Hildebran, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 10am-12:30pm
Sat 8/31/19 at 10am-12:30pm
Sat 9/7/19 at 10am-12:30pm
Sat 9/14/19 at 10am-12:30pm
Sat 9/21/19 at 10am-12:30pm
Special Event: Farmers' Market, For the Family
Hot Pepper Day
Saturday, August 24th is Hot Pepper Day at the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market (1801 Yorkmont Road, Charlotte, NC 28217). We are sending off the hot weather of August with hot salsas, hot sauces, and of course hot peppers! Our vendors utilize Ghost pep...
Charlotte Regional Farmers Market
Charlotte, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 8am-6pm
Special Event: Nature
Hummingbird Festival
Be amazed by Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds who are ready to make a 500+ mile journey back to Central America for the winter. This will be a send-off celebration for all migratory birds who spend the summer days in Charlotte. Guest speakers, nature walks, food...
Reedy Creek Nature Center & Preserve
Charlotte, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 9am-3pm
Special Event: Nature
Keeper Talks at Carolina Raptor Center
Meet a resident bird and an expert keeper in these half hour sessions along the Raptor Trail. Check the program board when you come in to see who is on tap for that day and time and find your way to the right spot. Saturdays 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM Sundays ...
Carolina Raptor Center
Huntersville, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 11am till 11:30am, 2pm till 2:30pm
Sun 8/25/19 at 11am till 11:30am, 2pm till 2:30pm
Sat 8/31/19 at 11am till 11:30am, 2pm till 2:30pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival
Legion Jam Fest
The Friends of Summer Event Series continues on August 24th with Legion Jam Fest! We've got Live Music planned all night with the Abbey Elmore Band and Swim in the Wild, PLUS get ready for our newest beer release: Pineapple Juicy Jay, a mouth-watering twis...
Legion Brewing
Charlotte, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 5pm-11pm
Special Event: Seminar
Level Up: From Aspiring Author to Published Author
Whether you're an aspiring author looking to get to the next level or you're already published and trying to figure out your next move, this free masterclass is for you. Learn about traditional versus self publishing, how to engage your audience through so...
Red at 28th
Charlotte, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 4pm-7pm
Special Event: Farmers' Market
Morganton Farmers' Market
Morganton’s open-air farmers markets offer the best locally grown products in the area. By visiting the Market and supporting your local growers, you reduce your carbon footprint. Plenty of variety can be found right here at your own back door! Now acce...
Morganton Farmers' Market Shed
Morganton, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 8am-12pm
Sat 8/31/19 at 8am-12pm
Sat 9/7/19 at 8am-12pm
Sat 9/14/19 at 8am-12pm
Sat 9/21/19 at 8am-12pm
Special Event: Children, For the Family, Living History
Railroad Heritage Weekend
A unique weekend celebrating the history of Tweetsie Railroad, the ET&WNC Railroad, and mountain culture.
Tweetsie Railroad
Blowing Rock, NC

Sat 8/24/19 - Sun 8/25/19 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Seminar
Retreat "Living with Uncertainty" led by Monk Bhikkhu Jayasara
Join Bhante Jayasara for a day of practice in facing our fears and abiding in impermanence. Come explore what the Dhamma teaches us about how to live a skillful and meaningful life. It takes courage and wisdom to live skillfully in a world of uncertainty.
Park Road Baptist Church
Charlotte, NC

Sat 8/24/19 at 9am-4pm
    

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