Free things to do on Veterans Day

Free things to do on Veterans Day

Free things to do on Veterans Day

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by Jody Mace / NBC Charlotte

WCNC.com

Posted on November 11, 2013 at 10:49 AM

Updated Monday, Nov 11 at 12:15 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- These free events, more than 50 of them,  take place in the Charlotte area from Monday, November 11th, 2013, through Sunday, November 17th. Some highlights are free Santa pictures and other activities at Bass Pro Shops, free lunchtime music downtown, free ukulele and guitar lessons, Geek Fest and more. This list will be updated throughout the week on Charlotte on the Cheap’s Free Event Page. Make sure to follow the links to get the details on each event. And please share with friends!

 Monday

Over 20 freebies for veterans and military members for Veterans Day

12:00pm:     Lunchtime concert at St. Peters: French Café Music

3:00pm         Free Santa photos, crafts and more at Bass Pro Shops

7:30pm:       Trivia Night at Summit Coffee

8:00pm:        Live music at Amelie’s

Tuesday

10:00am:        Jazz, Blues & Morning Brews at Crown Station Pub

3:00pm           Free Santa photos, crafts and more at Bass Pro Shops

4:00pm:         Free admission to Schiele Museum

5:00pm:          Live music at Crown Station Pub: Mark Cloos

5:00pm:         Family board game night at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews

8:00pm:         Trivia night at Petra’s, with prizes

9:00pm:          Trivia and Karaoke at Crown Station Pub

Wednesday

12:00pm:         Get to know the show: Godspell

3:00pm              Free Santa photos, crafts and more at Bass Pro Shops

3:30pm:             Free Pokemon game at Parker, Banner, Kent & Wayne

5:00pm:            Magic the Gathering at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews

5:00pm:            Free admission at Mint Museum Randolph and Uptown

6:00pm:            ArtFusion at Mint Museum Uptown: Journey to India

6:30pm:            Personally Speaking talk about UNCC with author Aimee Parkison

7:00pm:            Live music at Crown Station Pub: Acoma Chyne & It’s a Long Story

7:00pm:           Concerts & Causes 5th Birthday Concert at UNCC

7:00pm:           Group ukulele lesson at Guitar Center

9:00pm:           November residency at Snug Harbor: Cop Graves

9:00pm:           Comedy Open-Mic at Crown Station

Thursday

9:00am:           Geek Fest at CPCC

3:00pm             Free Santa photos, crafts and more at Bass Pro Shops

5:00pm:            Miniature Wargaming at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews

6:00pm:           Board game night at Parker, Banner, Kent & Wayne 

7:00pm:           Live music at Crown Station Pub: Slam Duncan

8:00pm:           Collaborative Arts Happening

8:00pm:           Live music at Summit Coffee: Vel-Crows (+ DART Social)

9:00pm:           Live music at Crown Station Pub: Slam Duncan & Friends

Friday

3:00pm              Free Santa photos, crafts and more at Bass Pro Shops

5:00pm:             Role-playing and board games at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews

6:00pm:           Art exhibit in Pineville: A Bite of the Apple

7:00pm:            Live music at The Wine Vault:  Jon Caneda

8:00pm:            Live music at Summit Coffee: ART Crawl (6 – 9) + Rusty Knox

9:00pm:           Live music at Crown Station Pub: SOUND w/Chad Mcneely

Saturday

10:00am:        Free Santa photos, crafts and more at Bass Pro Shops

10:00am:        Group guitar lesson at Guitar Center

10:00am:       Recording Made Easy for the iPad at Guitar Center

11:00am:       Drum circle at Guitar Center

11:00am:       Kids’ craft at Lakeshore Learning:  I am Thankful placemat 

2:00pm:         Animal meet and greet at Reedy Creek Nature Center

6:30pm:         Live music at Crown Station Pub: Livy Conner

7:00pm:         Live music at The Wine Vault: Rich Challen

7:30pm:         Open-Mic at Mugs Coffee

7:30pm:         Spoken word performance at UNCC: Sacrificial Poets

9:00pm:         Live music at Summit Coffee: Mo’ Down Throw Down w/ Colours

9:00pm:         Live music at Crown Station Pub: Off the Wall

Sunday

12:00pm:       Free Santa photos, crafts and more at Bass Pro Shops

2:00pm:        Salamander program at Reedy Creek Nature Center

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