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 September 27, 2016
IRS Small Business Workshop II: Independent Contractor vs. Employee
Education
Date: September 27, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
In this second program of our four part series, LaTrice McRae will help you understand the difference between independent contractors and employees. Learn what is required when hiring an independent contractor or an employee, as it relates
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 September 29, 2016
Moja Arts Festival 2016 | Sept 29-Oct 9
Festival | Celebration
Date: September 29 - October 9, 2016
33rd annual MOJA Arts Festival: A Celebration of African-American and Caribbean Arts. Selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for many years, the MOJA Arts Festival promises an exciting line-up of events
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Christian Comedian Anita Renfroe Flat-Out Funny Tour
Concert
Date: September 29, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm
Christian comedian Anita Renfroe and Prison Fellowship International are partnering to help rescue children of prisoners overseas through an exclusive 20-city tour. Renfroe rocketed from stay-at-home-mom to comic
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 September 30, 2016
Stick or Treat Blood Drive
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: September 30, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC) and Carowinds are teaming up to host the Stick or Treat Blood Drive Friday, Sept. 30. As a thank you, the first 250 presenting donors will receive a FREE admission ticket to SCarowinds
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 October 1, 2016
Nourish: MIND Workshop
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: October 1, 2016
Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Our thoughts shape our happiness, our sense of self and our state of well-being more than any other factor. The way we think can result in healthy or unhealthy relationships, and healthy thinking leads to more joyful living. Join us for a
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Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace
Festival | Celebration
Date: October 1, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Ticket Special: Buy One Get One Adult Tickets on opening weekend. History comes alive with non-stop, day long entertainments, arts and crafts, games and rides, jousting knights on horseback, feasting and so much more! Time travel to the
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Lupus Support Group - Central Charlotte
Meetings
Date: October 1, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Chocolate Truffle Making
Notes | Etc.
Date: October 1, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Led by Chef Bill Dietz, participants will make their own truffle ganache, learn about infusing flavors, and prep and use various treats in the finished ganache. Class space for “Chocolate Truffle Making” is limited and is
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 October 2, 2016
Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace
Festival | Celebration
Date: October 2, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Ticket Special: Buy One Get One Adult Tickets on opening weekend. History comes alive with non-stop, day long entertainments, arts and crafts, games and rides, jousting knights on horseback, feasting and so much more! Time travel to the
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Birth of a Nation: Red Carpet Movie Premiere w/ Malik Foundation on Oct 9
Performing Arts | Film
Date: October 2, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
On Sunday October 9, 2016 from 3pm to 7pm at Regal's Stonecrest Stadium 22 in Ballantyne, Malik Fraternity, Inc. is hosting a Red Carpet Movie Premiere for "The Birth of a Nation". Approximately 200 attendees, including 20 high school
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 October 3, 2016
Artist Open Call for Emerge Gallery and Art Center: Schwa Show
Exhibit | Showcase
Date: October 3, 2016
Emerge Gallery and Art Center is now accepting entries for the Schwa Show exhibited in January 2017. The Schwa Show is a national art juried competition recognizing excellence in fine arts and crafts. Open to artists 18 and up in any media
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 October 4, 2016
Energizing Africa Through Partnerships
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: October 4 - 6, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join African and U.S. energy policy officials and executives engaged in the Africa – Carolinas energy trade to learn about opportunities and develop partnerships with which to pursue a variety of African trade opportunities.
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IRS Small Business Workshop III: Employment Taxes & Business Expenses
Education
Date: October 4, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
In this this workshop of our four part series, LaTrice McRae will discuss the filing requirements as they relate to business organizations, including sole proprietors, partnerships and corporations. Also learn how some business expenses
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 October 7, 2016
CPF Golf Tournament
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: October 7, 2016
Tournament Registration (click to register) To become a sponsor (click here)
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Open Mic & Listening Party
Religious
Date: October 7, 2016
Time: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Christian atmosphere with new talent in Charlotte area. If you are a poet, comedian, or singer you can participate and showcase your talent. There will be a performance new to the area of gospel music known as Nikki Gospel.
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 October 8, 2016
Post Best Banquet
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: October 8, 2016
Click to learn about sponsorships
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PhotoWILD!
Exhibit | Showcase
Date: October 8 - 9, 2016
Time: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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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JAARS Day
Family Fun
Date: October 8, 2016
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Come spend the day at our headquarters in Waxhaw, NC. You’ll get an up-close look at how practical support like specialized aircraft, boats, 4WDs, information technology and software make Bible translation possible, especially in the
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Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace
Festival | Celebration
Date: October 8, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
History comes alive with non-stop, day long entertainments, arts and crafts, games and rides, jousting knights on horseback, feasting and so much more! Time travel to the greatest party since Camelot! Jousting Knights on Horseback!
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 October 9, 2016
Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace
Festival | Celebration
Date: October 9, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
History comes alive with non-stop, day long entertainments, arts and crafts, games and rides, jousting knights on horseback, feasting and so much more! Time travel to the greatest party since Camelot! Jousting Knights on Horseback!
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Birth of a Nation: Red Carpet Movie Premier w/ Charlotte MALIKs
Performing Arts | Film
Date: October 9, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
On Sunday October 9, 2016 from 3pm to 7pm at Regal's Stonecrest Stadium 22 in Ballantyne, Malik Fraternity, Inc. is hosting a Red Carpet Movie Premiere for "The Birth of a Nation". Approximately 200 attendees, including 20 high school
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 October 11, 2016
Nature Tapestries
Exhibit | Showcase
Date: October 11, 2016
Two new exhibitions celebrating nature through the artistry of quilts come to the Museum of York County. Textile artists from across the globe and Rock Hill’s award-winning quilt artist Dottie Moore bring thread and fabric together
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Wild Fabrications
Exhibit | Showcase
Date: October 11, 2016
Two new exhibitions celebrating nature through the artistry of quilts come to the Museum of York County. Textile artists from across the globe and Rock Hill’s award-winning quilt artist Dottie Moore bring thread and fabric together
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IRS Small Business Workshop IV: Putting It All Together
Education
Date: October 11, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
In this fourth and final lecture of our four part series, LaTrice McRae will review tax responsibility basics essential to every small business owner, briefly covering previous workshops on record keeping requirements, independent
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 October 13, 2016
Lupus Support Group - NC
Meetings
Date: October 13, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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 October 14, 2016
Home School Day
Education
Date: October 14, 2016
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Homeschooled students and teachers will be given $2 off the price of the Raptor Trail. At 11 AM Meet the Raptor will be presented. At 2 PM we will have a nature craft event.
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Charlotte Contemporary: Art, Design & Fashion
Exhibit | Showcase
Date: October 14 - 16, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Over 100 of the nation's top contemporary artists will be featured at the Charlotte Contemporary: the Art, Design & Fashion Event of the Year! Enjoy a sea of beautiful art, design, fashion & furnishings of the latest work in
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 October 15, 2016
Transitional Domestic Violence Safe House - Expected End Ministries
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: October 15, 2016
Hosting a benefit dinner for our domestic violence safe house and to raise awareness.
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Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace
Festival | Celebration
Date: October 15, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
History comes alive with non-stop, day long entertainments, arts and crafts, games and rides, jousting knights on horseback, feasting and so much more! Time travel to the greatest party since Camelot! Jousting Knights on Horseback!
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Sustain Charlotte Biketoberfest 2016
Family Fun
Date: October 15, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
We're so excited to be planning an even bigger and better Biketoberfest this year! This unique event shows hundreds of people how easy it is to get around South End and Center City Charlotte without driving! Bike, walk, or ride transit to
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Spirits & Stories: Brattonsville by Twilight
Family Fun
Date: October 15, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Brattonsville offers something for everyone during “Spirits & Stories: Brattonsville by Twilight.” By day, the living history plantation will be full of old-fashion fun and hands-on activities including wagon
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Link the Arts Day Presented by Link15
Performing Arts | Film
Date: October 15, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Linking local artists from all disciplines of art in metropolitan areas is the primary focus of Link the Arts Day; a once annual day initiated by Link15 Charlotte and recently declared an official city holiday by Mayor Jennifer Roberts.
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 October 16, 2016
Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace
Festival | Celebration
Date: October 16, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
History comes alive with non-stop, day long entertainments, arts and crafts, games and rides, jousting knights on horseback, feasting and so much more! Time travel to the greatest party since Camelot! Jousting Knights on Horseback!
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 October 21, 2016
Geek Gala 2016
Festival | Celebration
Date: October 21 - 23, 2016
Come join us for the 8th annual Geek Gala, hosted by the Charlotte Geeks. 42 hours of EPIC Geekiness: this year's Gala includes a Muggles Market, Artist Walkway, Film Festival, and Gaming Competitions, building up to the Saturday night
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New Day Women Conference 2016
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: October 21 - 22, 2016
Catrina Reese Ministries is thrilled to announce their first annual “NEW DAY” women’s conference 2016 on October 21 & 22, 2016. Registration is Required and space is limited. Registration ends September 30, 2016.
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 October 22, 2016
Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace
Festival | Celebration
Date: October 22, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
History comes alive with non-stop, day long entertainments, arts and crafts, games and rides, jousting knights on horseback, feasting and so much more! Time travel to the greatest party since Camelot! Jousting Knights on Horseback!
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 October 23, 2016
Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace
Festival | Celebration
Date: October 23, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
History comes alive with non-stop, day long entertainments, arts and crafts, games and rides, jousting knights on horseback, feasting and so much more! Time travel to the greatest party since Camelot! Jousting Knights on Horseback!
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 October 28, 2016
6th Annual Legal Eagle Charity Golf Tournament
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: October 28, 2016
Time: 8:30 am
Registration & Breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. Cost: $90/player or sponsor a team of four for $560. Entry fee of $90 includes greens fees, light breakfast, golf cart, prizes and post-tournament
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 October 29, 2016
Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace
Festival | Celebration
Date: October 29, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
History comes alive with non-stop, day long entertainments, arts and crafts, games and rides, jousting knights on horseback, feasting and so much more! Time travel to the greatest party since Camelot! Jousting Knights on Horseback!
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 October 30, 2016
Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace
Festival | Celebration
Date: October 30, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
History comes alive with non-stop, day long entertainments, arts and crafts, games and rides, jousting knights on horseback, feasting and so much more! Time travel to the greatest party since Camelot! Jousting Knights on Horseback!
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 October 31, 2016
Artist Open Call for Emerge Gallery and Art Center: Schwa Show
Exhibit | Showcase
Date: October 31, 2016
Emerge Gallery and Art Center is now accepting entries for the Schwa Show exhibited in January 2017. The Schwa Show is a national art juried competition recognizing excellence in fine arts and crafts. Open to artists 18 and up in any media
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 November 1, 2016
Lupus Support Group - Central Charlotte
Meetings
Date: November 1, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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 November 15, 2016
Healthy Churches 2020 National Conference Nov 15-18
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: November 15 - 18, 2016
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Healthy Churches 2020 Conference is a 4-day national, capacity building, training conference for faith-based leaders, health directors, coordinators, nurses and members of congregational-based health ministries. This conference will
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 November 18, 2016
Letters Home: Presented By Griffin Theatre
Performing Arts | Film
Date: November 18, 2016
Time: 8:00 pm
Griffin Theater's Letters Home puts the recent wars in Afghanistan & Iraq front and center by bringing to life actual letters written by soldiers serving in those countries. The production is inspired by the New York Times Op-Ed
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 December 9, 2016
Clara Trip: A Cirque & Dance Nutcracker Story
Performing Arts | Film
Date: December 9 - 11, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Clara LeBlanc trips at a holiday party and is whisked off to the hospital to learn that her ankle is broken. Clara’s dreams swirl and take flight with silly nurses, her friends and get-well gifts. The sky's the limit for the
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 December 17, 2016
Repticon Charlotte Reptile & Exotic Animal Show
Family Fun
Date: December 17 - 18, 2016
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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 January 6, 2017
Schwa Show: National Art Juried Competition Jan 6-27
Exhibit | Showcase
Date: January 6 - 12, 2017
Emerge Gallery and Art Center presents The Schwa Show exhibiting January 6-27, 2017. The Schwa Show is a national juried competition recognizing excellence in fine arts and crafts. Three cash awards: 1st Place - $500 2nd Place - $250
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 February 10, 2017
John Pizzarelli In Concert
Concert
Date: February 10, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm
A world-renowned guitarist, singer and master of the Great American Songbook, John Pizzarelli’s old school magnetism, along with his superb musicianship, has kept him a fixture in the American jazz scene for nearly 30 years.
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 February 17, 2017
TOMMY: A Bluegrass Opry Presented By The HillBenders
Concert
Date: February 17, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm
The HillBenders are one of the few bluegrass groups that recognize their ability to bridge the gap between the common music consumer and the bluegrass genre, selecting material that defies any hillbilly stigmas. With their widely varied
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 March 19, 2017
The Story Pirates
Family Fun
Date: March 19, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm
Story Pirates celebrate the words and ideas of young people! Story Pirates turn kids ideas and original stories into wild sketch comedy musicals featuring professional actors showing those kids just how amazing their ideas are. From its
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 March 31, 2017
The Nile Project
Concert
Date: March 31, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm
One of the tightest cross-cultural collaborations in history, the Nile Project brings together artists from the 11 Nile basin countries to make music that combines the rich diversity of the oldest places on Earth. Instruments that parted
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 April 21, 2017
Star Gazer: A Trek Into Outer Space
Performing Arts | Film
Date: April 21 - 23, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm
Star Gazer: A Trek Into Outer Space blends 3D mapping with dance and circus arts to fly you through our solar system. Stella is a young and curious girl who gazes out her bedroom window one night wondering what it would be like to visit
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IRS Small Business Workshop II: Independent Contractor vs. Employee

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Moja Arts Festival 2016 | Sept 29-Oct 9

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