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    HISTORY & HERITAGE

    A Year of China

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    January 20 - April 24, 2017

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    Discover the rich heritage of Chinese ethnic festivals and folk arts. Presented by Tower Bridge International Education, A Year of China is a walk-through exhibition featuring multimedia displays, cultural artifacts such as instruments, Nuo Opera masks and Miao costumes, a resource center and interactive object areas that showcase the villages of China and their diverse cultural festivals. ...more



    Mysteries of China in IMAX

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    November 19, 2016 - April 30, 2017

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    Mysteries of China in IMAX captures one of the great archaeological events in modern times, telling the story of ancient China, the First Emperor and the literal foundation of the...more

    Chef-Driven Dining in Uptown Food Tour

    Presented by Feast Food Tours & Culinary Events, Inc.

    April 1 - April 30, 2017

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    Uptown Charlotte has a new group of talented chefs gaining national exposure. These chefs are creating their cuisine with masterful techniques utilizing the bounty of high-quality ingredients...more

    Dives to Dining Plaza Midwood Food Tour

    Presented by Feast Food Tours & Culinary Events, Inc.

    April 1 - April 30, 2017

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    One of Charlotte's Historic Districts, Plaza Midwood is a diverse mix of creative local flavor and historical character.  On this walking food tour, we will get an enticing look into the past...more

    Unwind & Dine in Historic South End Food Tour

    Presented by Feast Food Tours & Culinary Events, Inc.

    April 1 - April 30, 2017

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    Historic South End is right outside Uptown and a fast-growing area of Charlotte to live, work, and play. To support that growth, a variety of businesses and neighborhood events provide residents...more

    Butterfly Project Community Workshop

    Presented by Levine Jewish Community Center at Levine Jewish Community Center, Charlotte

    April 30, 2017

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    We invite middle schoolers through adults to experience what thousands of students have already experienced in a Butterfly Project Workshop! 

    Participate in an educational and...more

    Listen Up, Charlotte!

    Presented by Charlotte Symphony and A Sign of the Times

    April 28 - April 30, 2017

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    The Charlotte Symphony, in partnership with the Levine Museum of the New South and A Sign Of The Times of the Carolinas, invites the community to this free event employing music and storytelling...more

    Listen Up, Charlotte!

    Presented by Charlotte Symphony and A Sign of the Times at Providence Day School, Charlotte

    April 30, 2017

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    The Charlotte Symphony, in partnership with the Levine Museum of the New South and A Sign Of The Times of the Carolinas, invites the community to this free event employing music and storytelling...more

    Listen Up, Charlotte!

    Presented by Levine Museum of the New South at Providence Day School, Charlotte

    April 30, 2017

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    The Charlotte Symphony, in partnership with the Levine Museum of the New South and A Sign Of The Times of the Carolinas, invites the community to this free event employing music and storytelling...more

    Music, Dance ‘n Que Fest

    Presented by President James K. Polk State Historic Site at President James K. Polk State Historic Site, Pineville

    May 6, 2017

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    Kick off the Spring with our 2nd Annual Music, Dance ‘n Que Fest! Kick back as artists dance, sing and play their way through historic tunes, folk songs and bluegrass music. Bring a chair or a...more

    Charlotte Neighborhood Walking Tour- NoDa

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    May 6, 2017

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    Join us for an hour walking tour of the NoDa neighborhood, an eclectic arts district and community that began as a mill village.  The tour will begin and end at Benny’s Pizza,...more

    Charlotte Neighborhood Walking Tour- Belmont

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    May 6, 2017

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    Join us for an hour walking tour of the Belmont neighborhood, Charlotte’s first working-class textile mill village.  Today, the diverse neighborhood is in the midst of transformation as...more

    Latin American Dance Performance

    Presented by Carolinas Latin Dance Company and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Independence Regional Branch, Charlotte

    May 6, 2017

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    Please join us for a performance of traditional dances from countries across Latin America. Learn about the origins of the dance, enjoy stunning costumes and try to resist joining in dancing to...more

    Asian Indian Dancing & Costumes

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    May 10, 2017

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    The month of May commemorates the contributions of South Asians to the US.  A richly-preserved custom of South Asia is presenting the dances of India.  Several solo dance performances...more

    Charlotte Folk Society Gathering Concert & Jams featuring Americana/Bluegrass by Tellico

    Presented by Charlotte Folk Society at Great Aunt Stella Center, Charlotte

    May 12, 2017

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    Firmly planted in Asheville’s thriving roots music scene, Tellico is well schooled in bluegrass but with an unbridled organic “Appalachiacana” sound, combining some of the...more

    Bilingual Stories & Music - Mothers/Madres

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    May 13, 2017

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    Let’s celebrate our wonderful mothers singing and dancing with Criss Cross Mangosauce.

    These fun, interactive bilingual (Spanish/English) mornings incorporate music, plays, and stories...more

    Backcountry Explorers: Colonial Occupations Planter

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    May 13, 2017

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    Become a Backcountry Explorer and journey through our region’s history! This year, we will be learning all about Colonial professions. This month we are exploring the job of a farmer. Come join...more

    Hats off To Mom

    Presented by Historic Rosedale Plantation at Historic Rosedale Plantation, Charlotte

    May 11 - May 14, 2017

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    Join us for a special look at hats & headwear through the ages. Our plantation house has seen over 200 years of history and so many different styles & trends have come and gone. You’ll...more

    FROM KLEZMER TO “BUBBE MAYSES”: Influences And Gems Of Yiddish Music And Culture

    Presented by Temple Israel at Temple Israel, Charlotte

    May 3 - May 17, 2017

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    Have you ever wondered or marveled at the oversize impact Yiddish culture and music have had on American popular culture?  Do you remember some choice Yiddish words or expressions from your...more

    Family Fun Day

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    May 20, 2017

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    The Charlotte Museum of History will partner with Drums 4 Life to produce three Family Fun Days that celebrate African American culture. The May event will focus on the history of the Mecklenburg...more

    Syttende Mai 2017

    Presented by Norsk Carolina Lodge of Sons of Norway Lodge 3-679

    May 20, 2017

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    Come & celebrate Norway's Constitution Day with the largest Syttende Mai festival in the Southeast!

    We will have traditional Norwegian polse, ice cream, a small parade,...more

    Secret Gardens of Fourth Ward

    Presented by Friends of Fourth Ward

    May 20 - May 21, 2017

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    On May 20th and 21st, from Noon to 4 pm each day, join us for the Secret Gardens of Fourth Ward tour, an urban garden and lifestyle tour in the heart of Historic Fourth Ward. The tour showcases a...more

    The Third Root

    Presented by El Alma de la Luna Dance Academy and Arts & Science Council at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Independence Regional Branch, Charlotte

    May 27, 2017

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    El Alma de la Luna, ASC and Cultural blocks presents:

    "The Third Root"

    Exploring the Afro-latino connection through dance, representing Puerto Rico.

     


    Looking at Appalachia

    Presented by Levine Museum of the New South at Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte

    November 26, 2016 - May 28, 2017

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    In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson declared unconditional War on Poverty in the United States, and nowhere was this war more photographed than Appalachia. Many of the War on Poverty photographs...more

    Charlotte Folk Society Gathering Concert & Jams featuring The Kollard Kings

    Presented by Charlotte Folk Society at Great Aunt Stella Center, Charlotte

    June 9, 2017

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    The Kollard Kings specialize in performing old-time stringband songs from Charlotte’s surprising heyday as a country music recording center back in the 1930s – roots of the...more

    Moving Spirits: A Community Intensive Dance Workshop

    Presented by Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture at Levine Center for the Arts at Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    February 11 - June 10, 2017

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    Join us at the Gantt Center every second Saturday of the month as we dance through the African diaspora. This monthly movement conservatory will focus on bringing the dance forms and techniques of...more

    2017 Belmont Juneteenth Celebration

    Presented by Elements of Empowerment, Inc.

    June 17, 2017

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    The Belmont celebration will be a cultural festival of arts, crafts, music, food and more. Join us at Stowe Park, located in Historic Downtown Belmont on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 2:00 PM –...more

    George III and Queen Charlotte Tea

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    June 25, 2017

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    In the fall of 1760, George III from the House of Hanover assumed the throne of Great Britain and Ireland. The next year, he married Charlotte, a princess from Mecklenburg-Strelitz in Germany....more

    Soul of the South Uptown Food Tour

    Presented by Feast Food Tours & Culinary Events, Inc.

    May 5 - July 1, 2017

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    On this walking food tour, we sample and sip our way through some of Uptown Charlotte’s best representations of the region and hear chefs and restaurant owners explain the influence of Southern...more

    Unwind & Dine in Historic South End Food Tour

    Presented by Feast Food Tours & Culinary Events, Inc.

    May 12 - July 1, 2017

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    Historic South End is right outside Uptown and a fast-growing area of Charlotte to live, work, and play. To support that growth, a variety of businesses and neighborhood events provide residents...more

    100th Centennial Celebration Festival of Camp Greene Military Camp

    Presented by Historic Camp Greene Association

    July 15, 2017

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    A Centennial Celebration of the U.S. Army"s establishment of Camp Greene in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County 1917.This event of significant opportunity for the U.S. Army to reinforce its...more

    Caribbean Night

    Presented by El Alma de la Luna Dance Academy at Pease Auditorium at CPCC Main Campus, Charlotte

    July 22, 2017

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    This is our 10th Annual Recital. We are celebrating 10 years of dance and we will represent Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribean.

    This is a Family event ! 


    Divine Signs

    Presented by Levine Museum of the New South at Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte

    March 18 - July 23, 2017

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    The Divine Signs collection represents seven years of work, and is an artistic and insightful representation of the strong influence Christianity and the Church have on Southern life and...more

    Children's Latin American Dance Workshop

    Presented by Carolinas Latin Dance Company and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Independence Regional Branch, Charlotte

    July 25, 2017

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    Kids ages 5-12 are invited to get up and dance to the music of Latin America.  Attendees will learn basic dance steps from countries across Latin America. Classes are bilingual and include an...more

    PETTY: Building a Family Legacy

    Presented by NASCAR Hall of Fame

    March 11 - July 28, 2017

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    The role of family has been synonymous with NASCAR since its inception, and few pedigrees epitomize its significance as perfectly as the Petty family’s. This talented multigenerational crew has...more

    Pride & Prejudice

    Presented by Lee Street theatre

    July 20 - July 29, 2017

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    Pride & Prejudice based on the novel by Jane Austen, adapted for the stage by Jenny Hubbard and directed by Claudia Galup. Produced by St. Thomas Players, Center for Faith & the Arts,...more

    Highland Scots of North Carolina Tea

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    July 30, 2017

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    In the mid eighteenth-century, thousands of Highland Scots immigrated to central North Carolina. Among the settlers was Flora MacDonald, who famously rescued Bonnie Prince Charlie after the...more

    Bubble Day!

    Presented by President James K. Polk State Historic Site at President James K. Polk State Historic Site, Pineville

    August 12, 2017

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    Join us for our final program of the summer: a kids’ bubble day! This program will feature a series of activities including arts & crafts, bubble-making stations, water play areas …and...more

    Food Trucks and Music in the Garden

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    August 25, 2017

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    Join us for a family-friendly evening of fun with local food trucks and live music; wine, beer and other beverages available for purchase. Title Sponsor ...more

    Winston Churchill and the Second World War Tea

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    August 27, 2017

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    As the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Sir Winston Churchill led the British through the darkest days of the Second World War. The presentation examines Churchill’s life and career, and...more

    Children's Latin American Dance Workshop

    Presented by Carolinas Latin Dance Company and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Independence Regional Branch, Charlotte

    September 16, 2017

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    Kids ages 5-12 are invited to get up and dance to the music of Latin America.  Attendees will learn basic dance steps from countries across Latin America. Classes are bilingual and include an...more

    Exploring North Carolina During the Great War: WWI Symposium

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    September 17, 2017

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    Join scholars from around the region to discuss Camp Greene and the larger impact of the Great War on North Carolina, followed by a screening of the documentary City of Canvas: The Story of Camp...more

    The Third Root

    Presented by El Alma de la Luna Dance Academy and Arts & Science Council at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Independence Regional Branch, Charlotte

    September 30, 2017

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    El Alma de la Luna, ASC and Cultural blocks presents:

    "The Third Root"

    Exploring the Afro-latino connection through dance, representing Peru and Cuba 


    The Story of London Tea

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    October 1, 2017

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    Founded by the Romans at a crossing on the River Thames, the city of London has a storied history. The capital of England, London was the focus of the British Empire in the nineteenth-century....more

    K(NO)W Justice, K(NO)W Peace

    Presented by Levine Museum of the New South at Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte

    February 17 - October 22, 2017

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    An exhibit that seeks to humanize beyond the headlines. K(NO)W Justice, K(NO)W Peace places Charlotte’s recent events in a historical and national context. Work by JCSU...more

    Save Siloam School Fundraiser

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    October 30, 2017

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    Silver Star Community, Inc. and Charlotte Museum of History present a dinner and presentation by Stephanie Deutsch and Marshall Washington-Cabiness Abuwi.  Ms. Deutsch, whose husband is a...more

    Uptown Charlotte Walking Culinary Tour

    Presented by Tour De Food

    March 24 - November 26, 2017

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    Explore the culinary mecca found in dynamic Uptown Charlotte. We will start out at the 7th Street Market and make our way through the busy city streets, sampling farm to table...more

    NC Art Roads & Farm Trails

    Presented by HomegrownHandmade

    Ongoing

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    Experience distinctive communities and breathtaking rural countryside in NC from the coast to the foothills.

    Plant your own salad bowl, stomp grapes at a local festival, watch a potter mold...more

    Charlotte Liberty Walk

    Presented by Charlotte Liberty Walk at Uptown Charlotte, Charlotte

    Ongoing

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    The May 20th Society is pleased to announce that May 2012 will mark the unveiling of the Charlotte Liberty Walk – an interactive walking tour of Charlotte’s Uptown Revolutionary War...more


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