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 December 2, 2017
Art & Music Workshops by Guerilla Poets
Lecture | Seminar
Date: December 2, 2017 - June 2, 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Art & Music Workshops by Guerilla Poets 11am & 12:30pm First Saturday of every month through June 2018
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 May 11, 2018
Rock the Ride Fridays - Bike Happy Hour
Concert
Date: May 11 - 25, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hop on a bike the last 3 Fridays in May and head on over to the Rock the Ride Fridays – Bike Happy Hour at the CLT Powerhouse, located at 1507 Camden Road and accessible via the Rail Trail, to listen to live music, sip an Unknown
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 May 18, 2018
Opera Carolina presents "I Dream"
Performing Arts | Film
Date: May 18 - 25, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. changed the course of American history and remains one of the country’s most revered and iconic leaders. “I Dream” is a contemporary opera that is set over the final 36 hours of Dr.
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 May 22, 2018
Idea Box: Tech Career Exploration
Employment | Job Fair
Date: May 22, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn from a technology professional about their background and career path. Professionals in web development, programming, usability information technology, and computer science will be here to share knowledge and answer questions. After
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Little 600
Family Fun
Date: May 22, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The racing excitement gets real on Tuesday, May 22 when the annual Little 600 takes the green flag at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville. The cars may be smaller, but the stars and the excitement will be huge. Some of NASCAR’s
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 May 25, 2018
Waccamaw Getaway Music Festival
Concert
Date: May 25 - 27, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
2nd Annual Waccamaw Getaway Music Festival at the beautiful Bucksport Marina on the Waccamaw River, near Conway, SC. Music, camping, food, merch vendors & fun! Band lineup includes: Ben Miller Band, Todd Nance & Friends, Bloodkin,
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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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David Holt and the Lightning Bolts at Tweetsie Railroad
Concert
Date: May 26, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
David Holt and the Lightning Bolts enlivens old-time music with a new time jolt, and a sound that is full, driving and energetic. Shows are at noon and 3:00 pm. Sponsored by the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.
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8th Annual Battle of the Casks!
This Weekend
Date: May 26, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Duckworth’s Kitchen & Taphouse is hosting the 8th Annual Battle of the Casks on May 26. On Saturday, 8 Breweries will be battling it out for 2018 Battle of the Casks bragging rights! Tickets are $25 for one 6 oz. pour from each
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Grand Opening! The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show
Performing Arts | Film
Date: May 26, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Now Playing in SouthPark! America's largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show! Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The killer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you may find
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 May 31, 2018
Uptown Crawl presented by HomeTrust Bank
Exhibit | Showcase
Date: May 31, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us at the Uptown Crawl presented by HomeTrust Bank on Thursday, May 31st, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and get free admission to Uptown museums and art galleries. Start at any of eight participating venues and plan your route. You can walk
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 June 2, 2018
Family First Presented by Novant Health: All About Animation
Family Fun
Date: June 2, 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Calling future filmmakers! Spend an afternoon creating your own stop motion short film inspired by the life of New Orleans black musical legend Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews. Learn the principles and filmmaking techniques behind your
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THE GREAT AMAZING RACE Charlotte family friendly adventure race
Sports | League
Date: June 2, 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
SIGN UP NOW ... America's Most Exciting Family Friendly Adventure Race ~ Donate Sneakers for Cancer! Supporting Pediatric Cancer and 30 Minutes-a-Day Academic Initiative Official website: www.GreatAmazingRace.com Modeled after the
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Old Time Downtown Cruise In
Festival | Celebration
Date: June 2, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come enjoy this Downtown Cruise In that will take you back in time as you experience the fun that is classic cars! With everything from hot rods and motorcycles, to classics and rat rods, this Cruise In will give you a chance to see a
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 June 4, 2018
The Diamond Charity Golf event
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: June 4, 2018
Time: 8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Come out and support The Diamond Classic Charity Golf Tournament, benefiting the Safe Alliance Domestic Violence Shelter on June 4th, 2018. For more information, see our webpage: www.DiamondClassicCharityGolf.com.
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 June 7, 2018
Motown and More
Concert
Date: June 7, 2018
Time: 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Join us for a wonderful morning of the music of Motown and songs that influenced the Motown sound!Sing or dances along as Dawn Anthony and DNAMuzic's five piece band as they present this engaging feel good music that still touches the
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Unearth Your Greatness Tour Featuring Les Brown
Lecture | Seminar
Date: June 7, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The UNEARTH YOUR GREATNESS TOUR featuring Les Brown and dynamically driven by Brand and Marketing Powerhouse Karen Civil and Lifestyle Specialist Kenny Burns will take place on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Knight Theater at Levine Center
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 June 8, 2018
Day Out With Thomas™ at Tweetsie Railroad
Family Fun
Date: June 8 - 17, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Toot! Toot! Experience Day Out With Thomas like never before at Tweetsie Railroad. Ride the train behind Thomas the Tank Engine, meet Sir Topham Hat, play in Imagination Station, and enjoy storytelling and live music! PLUS have a full day
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Taste of Charlotte
Festival | Celebration
Date: June 8 - 10, 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Ready to get in on the FUN? Taste of Charlotte is a 3 day festival featuring over 100 samples from area restaurants along with Live Music and Entertainment, Interactive Children’s Activities, Cooking Demos, Street Performances,
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 June 9, 2018
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous Information Session
Health
Date: June 9, 2018
Time: 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Are You Having Trouble With The Way You Eat? Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free Twelve Step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating, bulimia or obsession with weight or body size
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 June 10, 2018
The Classic Black Cinema Series - Black Girl
Performing Arts | Film
Date: June 10, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
(1966) A Senegalese woman is eager to find a better life abroad. She takes a job as a governess for a French family, but finds her duties reduced to those of a maid after the family moves from Dakar to the south of France. In her new
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 June 12, 2018
Upcoming Casting Calls in Charlotte
Performing Arts | Film
Date: June 12, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Send headshots, measurements, resume and preferred audition time to casting@princessparty.com We are seeking actors who have the ability to impersonate popular princess characters for our Charlotte troupe. As a member of our team, you
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 June 14, 2018
Thursday Night Jam Sessions
Concert
Date: June 14 - August 9, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Waverly Thursday Night Jam Sessions – The Terrace at Waverly Join us after work for our free Thursday Night Jam Sessions at Waverly. Waverly’s newest music series will occur the second Thursday of the month in June, July
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 June 16, 2018
2018 Queen City Father's Day Festival
Festival | Celebration
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The 2018 Queen City Father's Day Festival is the perfect place to buy dad something cool for his "Mancave". This years dedication to the great fathers will feature 50 vendors, crafts, games, displays, food, and even a bouncy house for the
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 June 18, 2018
Summer Camp - Carolina Raptor Center
Camp | Retreat
Date: June 18 - August 10, 2018
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Get your kids off of the couch and to Carolina Raptor Center this summer! We are offering seven different weeks of camp for kids ages 6 to 14 years old. This is a week-long camp everyday from 8:30 to 4:30. Each camp comes with a full week
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 June 19, 2018
Dine Out For Kids
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: June 19, 2018
Please mark your calendar and join us on Tuesday June 19 for the 19th annual Dine Out For Kids® and make a difference in the life of a student here in our community! Participating restaurants all across Charlotte will donate a portion
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 June 21, 2018
Gantt After Dark: Black Music Month Edition
Networking
Date: June 21, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us for a chart-topping edition of Gantt After Dark on the rooftop as we celebrate Black Music Month! Put on your dancing shoes and party to the sounds of our house band 5th and York as they headline a special edition of Gantt After
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 June 23, 2018
2018 Queen City Hair & Fashion Festival
Festival | Celebration
Date: June 23, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The 2018 Queen City Hair & Fashion Festival will feature 40 vendors with the latest hair products, fashion, and accessories. There will be a live fashion show, entertainment, food, Free makeovers, Free giveaways, discounts, and coupons
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 June 30, 2018
The Park 5K Domestic Violence Awareness Run/Walk
Family Fun
Date: June 30, 2018
Time: 7:00 am - 10:00 am
The Park Church 5k Domestic Violence Awareness Run/Walk is to highlight the problem of domestic violence in our community. We raise money to bring awareness to this cause, generating critical funds for Safe Alliance, the Jamie Kimble
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2nd Annual Bump, Set, Spike Volleyball Tournament
Sports | League
Date: June 30, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The 2nd Annual Bump, Set, Spike Volleyball Tournament will be the sporting event of the year. This 40 team double elimination tournament will play on sand with rally points for the coveted Championship Trophies and Cash Prizes! Located at
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 July 20, 2018
5th Annual Summit on American Dental Science and Education
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: July 20 - 21, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 am
We would like to solicit your gracious presence at the upcoming conference “5th Annual Summit on American Dental Science and Education” (American Dental Education 2018) which is going to be held during July 20-21, 2018, at
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 July 21, 2018
Imagi-Con 2018
Family Fun
Date: July 21, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us on Saturday, July 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the ImaginOn building for our 3rd annual Imagi-Con event. Imagi-Con is a library festival that celebrates culture surrounding comic books, graphic novels, manga, anime, fandoms,
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 July 27, 2018
17th Annual 24 Hours of Booty
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: July 27, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm
Come ride or stride to change the course of cancer at the 17th Annual 24 Hours of Booty charity non-competitive cycling and walking event in Charlotte’s Myers Park neighborhood. Myers Park Traditional School and Queens University of
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 August 12, 2018
The Classic Black Cinema Series - A Raisin In The Sun
Performing Arts | Film
Date: August 12, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
(1961) Walter Lee Younger (Sidney Poitier) is a young man struggling with his station in life. Sharing a tiny apartment with his wife, son, sister and mother, he seems like an imprisoned man. Until, that is, the family gets an unexpected
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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 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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 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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 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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