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 February 15, 2018
Engage Art Contest
Performing Arts | Film
Date: February 15 - September 30, 2018
What: Engage Art is a juried competition asking artists (18+) to submit visual art, music and video that is inspired by Ephesians 6:10-20. To Enter: Go to http://www.EngageArt.org and submit your work! Timeline: Our
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 May 26, 2018
Flight Shows and Raptor Encounters at Carolina Raptor Center
Education
Date: May 26 - August 26, 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Flight Shows - Taking off on Memorial Day weekend, our Flights of the Forest Show is exciting AND educational. Feel the wind from a raptor's wing as they fly overhead. Saturdays and Sundays from May 26 through August 26 at 11:00 AM.
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 June 5, 2018
Rosa Parks Farmers Market
Family Fun
Date: June 5 - September 25, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Rosa Parks Farmers Market will be kicking off their third market season on Tuesday, June 5. They are coming back with more food options, a bigger location and better hours! Every Tuesday from June through Sep. community members can
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 July 14, 2018
2nd Saturday
Family Fun
Date: July 14, 2018 - May 11, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
July 14 – Crank the Heat What’s hotter than noon of the 14th of July? The race track, of course. As the NASCAR season heats up, so does the Southern summer. Through track building and exploration, we’ll learn how weather
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 July 16, 2018
Love One Another by Artist Carl Childs
Exhibit | Showcase
Date: July 16 - August 31, 2018
Time: 9:00 am
Love One Another is a 2018 Solo Exhibition at Beam Gallery by Award Winning Artist Carl Childs.
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 August 5, 2018
3rd Annual Charlotte Area Kids Expo
Family Fun
Date: August 5 - 25, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bring the family out for a day of fun! The Charlotte Area Kids Expo is a celebration of the best products, services, and entertainment for families featuring over 70 local businesses and free activities including bounce houses, glitter
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 August 6, 2018
The Duke Mansion’s Cocktails in the Courtyard
Festival | Celebration
Date: August 6 - 30, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Celebrate summer at The Duke Mansion! On Monday through Thursday evenings from 5 to 8 pm through August, enjoy a cash bar and more than four acres of gorgeous gardens and grounds to stroll. Or try out a rocking chair in the shade on our
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 August 18, 2018
Open House at Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center
Family Fun
Date: August 18, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Come meet our staff, ask questions, and take free 30-minute trial classes of our 2018/2019 schedule! Try the CC&DC class experience before you register! Representatives from The Sock Basket will be at the studio during the Open House
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Grand Opening of M/I Homes at Kimbrell Crossing in Fort Mill
Notes | Etc.
Date: August 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join M/I Homes on Saturday, August 18 from 11 am to 2 pm for the grand opening of M/I Homes in Kimbrell Crossing, located in fast-growing Fort Mill. Tour M/I's new Preston model and move-in ready homes in this gated community. Register
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Grand Opening at Goldfish Swim School Charlotte
Family Fun
Date: August 18, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
What: Grand Opening at Goldfish Swim School Charlotte When: Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 2pm - 5pm Where: 13403 S. Ridge Dr., Charlotte, NC 28273 - Goldfish Swim School Charlotte Details: Come help Goldfish Swim School Charlotte
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Summer Night Jam Session
Concert
Date: August 18, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Summer nights should be filled with music and fun, so we've added a special Saturday night concert Aug. 18 from 7-10 p.m. in The Terrace to keep the fun at Waverly going! Diverse Groove Band will take the Waverly Terrace Stage at 7
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 August 19, 2018
Small Talk @ZEN
This Weekend
Date: August 19, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
"Small Talk” is a series of all female gatherings, both intimate and informative in nature, that occur at ZEN, a creative studio near uptown Charlotte. Each month, 10 women are invited to participate in one of 12 interactive
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 August 20, 2018
8.2.0 Second Anniversary Celebration Week
Festival | Celebration
Date: August 20 - 25, 2018
Turn up the volume on all those classic karaoke jams...we’ve got some celebrating to do ahead of 8.2.0 Pizzeria and Bar’s second anniversary! From August 20-24, follow @820clt on Instagram for a chance to win free access to
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 August 25, 2018
FREE COMMUNITY EVENT
Festival | Celebration
Date: August 25 - 26, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
FREE COMMUNITY EVENT: Thank you for placing our event on the calender: FREE COMMUNITY EVENT! Freedom Worship Center of Charlotte Invites you to a Community Festival Held On: Saturday, August 25, 2018 From: 10am to 4pm This will
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Gardening for Beginners Class at Pike Nurseries
Education
Date: August 25, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Even the most experienced gardeners were once novices! The experts at Pike Nurseries are going back to the basics and hosting a FREE class to answer all questions regarding what, when, where and how to plant the best items for a thriving
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Repticon Charlotte Reptile & Exotic Animal Show
Family Fun
Date: August 25 - 26, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Repticon Charlotte is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented
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Connect Charlotte Awards Banquet and Wellness EXPO
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: August 25, 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Connect Charlotte is an event to honor those who work in the field of community service, and to highlight businesses that promote a healthy and whole life. The motto is "Like Minds with a Heart for the City". Those who work in community
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2018 Queen City Women's Equality Festival
Festival | Celebration
Date: August 25, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The 2018 Queen City Women's Equality Festival is going down August 25th, 2018 celebrating the exceptional women in the Charlotte Metro area. Vendors, entertainment, food, games, FREE makeovers and even a bounce house make this an event for
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 August 26, 2018
Upcoming Auditions Near Charlotte, NC
Performing Arts | Film
Date: August 26, 2018
Time: 12:00 am
To schedule an audition, please visit the website provided, https://ait.careers. Any questions about current or upcoming auditions should be directed to casting@americanimmersion.theater. How to Prepare: You do not need to prepare a
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National Women's Equality Day Conference
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: August 26, 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
August 26th, 2018 is National Women's Equality Day! Come celebrate at the 2018 Queen City Women's Equality Conference. Heath/Wellness, Entertainment, and Business will be the panel topic discussions. Free cupcakes and free massages
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Upcoming Auditions Near Charlotte, NC
Performing Arts | Film
Date: August 26 - 27, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
To schedule an audition, please visit the website provided, https://ait.careers. Any questions about current or upcoming auditions should be directed to casting@americanimmersion.theater. How to Prepare: You do not need to prepare a
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Clean Comedy Brunch
Family Fun
Date: August 26, 2018
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Have you ever wanted to attend a comedy show that could be enjoyed by the whole family? Well, now is your chance. We invite you and your loved ones to join us for an afternoon of clean comedy and brunch. Doors will open at 2:30pm, and
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 August 28, 2018
Screening- The American South As We Know It
Family Fun
Date: August 28, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ABOUT THIS EVENT August 28 is a day of historical significance in Black America – from the murder of Emmett Till in 1955 to the March on Washington in 1963 to the day that President Barack Obama became the first African-American to
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 August 29, 2018
Dementia Education Conference
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: August 29, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join the Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter for its Dementia Education Conference to engage, discover and connect. The all-day event is geared for Alzheimer’s patients, caregivers and the medical
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 September 5, 2018
Foster Parenting Classes
Meetings
Date: September 5 - November 14, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nazareth Child & Family Connection will offer foster parenting classes beginning September 5 and running for 10 weeks at its office at 165 Mahaley Ave. in Salisbury from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The classes are designed to inform
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 September 7, 2018
FUTUREBIRDS
Concert
Date: September 7, 2018
Time: 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Queen Park Social presents FUTUREBIRDS Friday, September 7, 2018 Doors: 7:30 PM - Show: 8:30 PM $10 advance - $15 day of show 18 and over "The music is a patchwork amalgam of influences, including: twangy Southern rock (they've
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 September 8, 2018
South End Shuffle 5K & Mile Run
Family Fun
Date: September 8, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Hello, The South End Shuffle 5K & Mile Run, in the heart of Historic South End, is back for 2018! This year, Skufca Law, PLLC is excited to have Wooden Robot Brewery and Beacon Partners as co-presenting sponsors of the South End
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Family First Presented by Novant Health: Intro to Film, The Art of Storytelling
Family Fun
Date: September 8, 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
ABOUT THIS EVENT We all love to capture life’s most memorable events. Now you can do it like a pro! Photographer and videographer Will Jenkins will show you the best lighting techniques to capture and edit photos and videos with
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International Vulture Awareness Day at Carolina Raptor Center
Education
Date: September 8, 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
International Vulture Awareness Day Saturday, September 8, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free with Regular Admission Immerse yourself in "vulture culture" and learn why vultures are key to a healthy environment. These "nature's garbagemen"
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 September 9, 2018
The Classic Black Cinema Series - Native Son Starring Richard Wright
Performing Arts | Film
Date: September 9, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm
ABOUT THIS EVENT About The Film (1951) In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to
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 September 11, 2018
Alexandro Querevalú Live
Concert
Date: September 11, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Alexandro Querevalú has captivated millions of fans with his breathtaking live performance of The Last of the Mohicans. Born in Peru, Alexandro comes from a culture deeply rooted in tradition. He is incredibly skilled at playing
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 September 15, 2018
44th Annual CenterFest Arts Festival
Festival | Celebration
Date: September 15 - 16, 2018
SAVE THE DATE! The Durham Arts Council is bringing the 44th Annual CenterFest, The Art Lover’s Festival to downtown Durham on Sept 15 & 16, 2018. More than 145 juried visual artists from 17 states will showcase their work and 75
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Run for the Veterans 5K Cramerton
Sports | League
Date: September 15, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am
This wonderful event is designed for all runners and walkers. The course goes through the picturesque Town of Cramerton NC then heads to Goat Island park. It leads to a fun finish at the bridge. The Cramerton Veterans Memorial will be
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The Strategic Planning Blueprint: How to Scale Your Business with Confidence
Education
Date: September 15 - 29, 2018
Time: 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Do you feel stuck in your business? It may be because you're lacking the following: Focus and clarity on vision and mission The numbers that drive the business You are stuck in the planning phase. You're not maximizing
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Coffee & Conversation women’s event benefiting Brave Step
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: September 15, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
When women come together over coffee passions are ignited, friendships strengthened, silly laughter ensues, and life’s toughest challenges are tackled. Join us Saturday, Sept. 15 from 9 a.m. to noon for a time of sharing, discovery
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Charlotte Beauty & Wellness Fest
Health
Date: September 15, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
We are super excited to announce that Hair 180° and Tisun Beauty will partner together for their 2nd Annual Charlotte Beauty & Wellness Fest on Saturday, September 15th from 10am-3pm! We are expecting hundreds of people to be in
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GoGIRLS! Black Travel Club GetAway Soiree
Networking
Date: September 15, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our GoGIRLS! Soiree is a celebration of amazing African American women who share the love of travel ...and believe in living their dreams.
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 September 21, 2018
Ghost Train
Family Fun
Date: September 21 - October 27, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Open 7:30 – 11:30 p.m. Advance Tickets Required. It’s safe, scary fun for the whole family! Kids will enjoy the Halloween shows and trick-or-treating. And take a chilling journey into the night on the Ghost Train- if you dare!
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 September 22, 2018
The Stretch Empowerment Conference
Meetings
Date: September 22, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Are you tired of living an average life? Does your life seem stagnate and unfulfilled? Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Do you feel Stuck? It's time for a Breakthrough! Get ready to STRETCH Beyond Your Comfort
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Above & Beyond - Ianaugural Gala Fundraiser - The Journey
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: September 22, 2018
Time: 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Inaugural Gala Fundraiser The Journey ….from Vision to Reality Saturday, September 22 @ 6:30p For more information contact: Pam Glass-Patrick @ 704.665.4242 Cost:$100 Attire: Formal
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Charlotte Be The Match Walk+Run 2018
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: September 22, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Hey Chicago! A cure for blood cancer exists, but it can’t happen without YOU. Join the fight and start saving lives now. http://bit.ly/CharlotteWR By signing up and fundraising for the Walk+Run, you will help add more potential
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Jackson County Green Energy Park Youth Arts Festival
Festival | Celebration
Date: September 22, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
A celebration of art, music, green energy and community fun for the entire family! Each year the Green Energy Park hosts dozens of organizations and regional artists who come to share their knowledge and the love of the arts to thousands
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 September 23, 2018
Raleigh LUNGe Forward 5K Walk, Run & Rally
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: September 23, 2018
Time: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Join us for the annual Raleigh LUNGe Forward 5K Run, Walk & Rally! From the 5K race to the celebration rally, to the kid’s dash, this year’s event will include a variety of activities for the entire family. The Raleigh
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 September 24, 2018
CADD & Drug Delivery 2018
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: September 24 - 25, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Conference name : 20th International Conference on Computer Aided Drug Designing and Drug Delivery Conference Dates: September 24-25, 2018 Conference Venue: Doubletree by Hilton Chicago ,North Shore Conference Center , 9599
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 September 25, 2018
Personally Speaking: The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good
Lecture | Seminar
Date: September 25, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
PERSONALLY SPEAKING LOOKS AT TIME “WHEN GOVERNMENT WAS GOOD” UNC Charlotte historian David Goldfield, twice nominated for Pulitzer Prizes for history, talks about his latest work and about three post-WWII Presidents who led
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 September 27, 2018
Carolina Jubilee Music and Food Festival
Family Fun
Date: September 27 - 28, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Come enjoy two days of live music, food and fun at the 4th annual Carolina Jubilee! Along with an impressive lineup of area musical artists including Susto, Acoustic Syndicate, The Way Down Wanderers and many more, the festival offers
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 September 29, 2018
5K/10K for Kids Cancer
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: September 29, 2018
Time: 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Grab your running shoes and craziest purple gear and join the Isabella Santos Foundation for its 11th Annual 5K/10K for Kids Cancer and 1-Mile Fun Run. This family-friendly event brings the community together to help celebrate
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2018 Greater Charlotte Heart Walk
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: September 29, 2018
Time: 9:00 am
The American Heart Association's Heart Walk is the premier event for raising funds to save lives from this country's No.1 and No. 5 killers- heart disease and stroke. Don't go at it alone! Create a team and invite your friends and family
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44th Annual Mountain Heritage Day
Festival | Celebration
Date: September 29, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The 44th annual Mountain Heritage Day will be a combination old-fashioned mountain fair and showcase for Southern Appalachian music, arts, dance and song, with the atmosphere of a big family reunion. Visitors will find three stages of
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Faith, Activity, and Nutrition (FAN) Training
Health
Date: September 29, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Registration is open for the 2018 Faith, Activity, and Nutrition (FAN) training offered through the USC Prevention Research Center. The FAN program helps churches create a healthy church environment that supports physical activity and
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UNC Charlotte International Festival
Festival | Celebration
Date: September 29, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Founded in 1975, the International Festival continues to recognize the region's growing diversity. Attendance at the International Festival in previous years has been estimated at over 20,000. The International Festival is centered around
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 October 5, 2018
Cashiers Leaf Festival
Festival | Celebration
Date: October 5 - 7, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Come out and enjoy artisans and entertainment at the 9th Annual Cashiers Leaf Festival. Held each year as the leaves begin to change in this beautiful mountain village nestled at 3,487 feet in elevation, this free event has grown
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MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival
Performing Arts | Film
Date: October 5 - 7, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm
From modest beginnings 21 years ago, the MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival has become a worldwide phenomenon with more than 100,000 people attending screenings at more than 250 venues across six continents. For the first time in Fall 2018,
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 October 12, 2018
Post Foundation's 3rd Annual Golf Tournament
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: October 12, 2018
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 October 13, 2018
Photo Wild at Carolina Raptor Center
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: October 13 - 14, 2018
Time: 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Amateur and professional photographers alike will enjoy this professional photo shoot featuring Carolina Raptor Center's resident raptors. Each day highlights over 20 different raptors in unique settings each day. The morning starts with
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Post Best Banquet
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: October 13, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate the 23rd annual Post Best Banquet honoring the 2018 Luminary, Educator and two top seniors
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 October 18, 2018
14th Global Biomarkers Summit 2018
Meetings
Date: October 18, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
150+ delegates from Global Pharma & Bio Pharma Companies. CROs, hospitals, Biotech firms, renowned institutes and Universities are expected to participate at this Biomarker Summit. 30+ case studies, presentations, panel discussions,
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 October 30, 2018
Queen City Leadership Breakfast: Joe Gibbs’ Game Plan for Life
Sports | League
Date: October 30, 2018
Time: 6:30 am - 8:30 am
Current NASCAR race team owner and former Washington Redskins head coach JOE GIBBS knows a thing or two about WINNING, LOSING, and the need for a GAME PLAN. Don’t miss the 1st annual CMBC Queen City Leadership Breakfast, where Coach
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 November 1, 2018
Personally Speaking : Combative Politics: The Media and Public Perceptions of Lawmaking
Lecture | Seminar
Date: November 1, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
PERSONALLY SPEAKING CONSIDERS Combative Politics: The Media and Public Perceptions of Lawmaking UNC Charlotte’s Mary Layton Atkinson, former Washington D.C. writer and campaign manager, offers reasons and remedies why we reject
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 November 10, 2018
Greensboro LUNGe Forward 5K Walk, Run & Rally
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: November 10, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Join us for the annual Greensboro LUNGe Forward 5K Run, Walk & Rally! From the 5K race to the celebration rally, to the kid’s dash, this year’s event will include a variety of activities for the entire family. The
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 November 23, 2018
Hard Candy Christmas Art and Craft Show
Exhibit | Showcase
Date: November 23 - 24, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Over 100 regional artisans have their handmade creations on display for sale in this folk and heritage craft show. The show has everything from quilters to soap makers, basket makers, leather craftsmen, master jewelers and more. Started in
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Tweetsie Christmas
Family Fun
Date: November 23 - December 29, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. Advance Tickets Required. Enjoy the wonder of the park dazzlingly lit for the holidays, with a nighttime train and more. Tickets on sale: August 6, 2018.
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 December 1, 2018
2018 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game
Sports | League
Date: December 1, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The 2018 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game will once again be held in Charlotte, NC. The game will take place on Saturday, December 1st. We have great ticket options available including our Bojangles’ Four Pack. This package
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 December 7, 2018
Dillsboro Festival of Lights and Luminaries
Festival | Celebration
Date: December 7 - 8, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
See Dillsboro transformed into a magical winter wonderland with 2,500 luminaries lighting up the town for visitors. The shops stay open later, and other special offerings include horse and buggy rides, live music, holiday goodies,
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