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Free events all week

Free events all week

Dottie the Clown

by Jody Mace / NewsChannel 36 Contributor

Jody Mace / NewsChannel 36 Contributor

Posted on August 9, 2011 at 9:46 AM

These free events take place from Tuesday, August 9th through Sunday, August 14th. 

 

Tuesday

11:00am:         End of Summer Bash with Dottie the Clown – Hickory Grove Library

11:00am:         Free craft at Learning Express

11:00am:         Story time at Pottery Barn

12:00pm:         NASCAR Parade of Power

5:00pm:           Free admission to Mint Museums

7:00pm:           Sounds of Summer on Terrace at Westin: Steven Engler

 

Wednesday

9:30am:           Howren Music’s Summer Series for Young Musicians: guitar and bass

11:00am:         End of the Summer Reading Festival – Beatties Ford Library

2:00pm:           End of Summer Reading Bash with Weatherman Keith Monday at Mint Hill Library

3:00pm:           Craft at A.C. Moore – Perler Biggie Bead Charms

3:00pm:           End of Summer Bash at Mount Island Library

3:00pm:           Summer Reading Finale with the Balloon Lady at Morrison Library

5:00pm            Blue Moon Puppets at University City Regional Library

6:00pm:           Alive After Five at Piedmont Town Center

7:00pm            Blue Moon Puppets at University City Regional Library

7:00pm:           Beer tasting at Common Market – Plaza Midwood

7:00pm:           Art “happening” at Amelie’s Courtyard

7:30pm:           Charlotte Shakespeare Festival, King Lear, at McGlohon Theatre

10:00pm:         Electronic/House music at Chop Shop

 

Thursday

 

11:00am:         Free craft at Learning Express

5:00pm:           Alive After Five at EpiCentre: Appetite for Destruction (Guns & Roses tribute band)

6:00pm:           Summer Story Series at Frank Liske Park

6:00pm:           Beer tasting at Common Market SouthEnd

7:00pm:           River Jam at U.S. National Whitewater Center: Town Mountain

7:30pm:           Charlotte Shakespeare Festival, King Lear, at McGlohon Theatre

 
Friday

                        Free coffee at The Last Word

10:00am:         Coffee cupping at Counter Culture Coffee

4:00pm:           Free wine tasting at Total Wine & More locations. Features wines from California

6:30pm:           Campfire at McDowell Campground fire pit (hayride follows, for $1)

6:30pm:           Blues out Back at Gaston County Museum: The Harris Brothers

7:00pm:           Mingling in the Green at Birkdale: The Invaders (rock)

7:00pm:           Summer Music Series at Stonecrest at Piper Glen: Roustabouts (bluegrass)

7:00pm:           Summer Concert Series at Blakeney: Jes Seda Group

7:30pm:           Si Kahn performs at Charlotte Folk Society concert

8:00pm:           Informal Drum Circle at Smelly Cat Coffee House

8:30pm:           Free movie at Energy Explorium: Megamind

8:30pm:           Movie in the Park at Freedom Park: Despicable Me

 

Saturday

10:00am:         Lowes Build and Grow Project: School House Photo Holder

10:00am:         Craft at Michael’s: Collaborative Painting

11:00am:         Lakeshore Learning kids’ craft – Dinosaur puppets

11:00am:         Singgalot Family Free Day at Charlotte Museum of History

11:00am:         McColl Center for Visual Arts Open Studio Saturday

12:00pm:         Craft at Michael’s: Duck Tape Folder

2:00pm:           Charlotte Shakespeare Festival – King Lear

4:00pm:           Whitewater River Jam Uncorked

6:00pm:           Saturdays at Selwyn

7:00pm:           Mingling in the Green at Birkdale: Borderlyne Band (classic rock and variety)

7:00pm:           Summer Music Series at Stonecrest at Piper Glen: Roustabouts (bluegrass)

7:00pm:           Summer Concert Series at Blakeney: Jes Seda Group

7:00pm:           Kannapolis Summer Concert Series: Too Much Sylvia

 

Sunday

 12:00pm:         Free admission to Levine Museum of the New South

1:00pm:           Free Community Day at Mint Museum Randolph

3:00pm:           Charlotte Shakespeare Festival – King Lear

 

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