14 free things to do this weekend

14 free things to do this weekend

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14 free things to do this weekend

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by Jody Mace / NBC Charlotte Contributor

Jody Mace / NewsChannel 36 Contributor

Posted on March 1, 2013 at 11:25 AM

Ceck out some of these free activities this weekend in Charlotte. Included are live music, an egg hunt, art, games and more. Follow each link for location and other details.

CIAA Toyota Fan Experience: various times throughout weekend. Music, entertainment, Lowes Build and Grow Clinics, AARP Photo Booths, National Insurance Studio and Gaming Zone, Army Strength and Action Zone and McDonald’s Fan Experience.

Watch art installation at Mint Museum Uptown: Friday, various times. Watch visiting artist Motoi Yamamoto create a temporary large-scale work of art out of salt in the atrium at Mint Museum Uptown

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

First Friday event in Waxhaw, including egg hunts: 5pm Friday. Lots of free family activities in downtown Waxhaw, including egg hunt, scavenger hunt and free carriage rides.

Reception for “Color My Dreams” art exhibit: 6pm Friday. Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont and the Charlotte Art League will present an exhibit featuring artwork by its Employment Skills Training students, many of whom have intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Live music at NoDa Brewing Company: Mike Strauss: 6:30pm Friday. Food trucks will be on site.

Home Depot Kids Workshop : 9am Saturday. Kids will build a toy race car.

Kids’ craft at Lakeshore Learning: Birthday Party Clown: 11am Saturday.

Seuss-a-thon: 11am Saturday. Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday at Park Road Books with readings and a discount on Dr. Seuss books.

Live music at Summit Coffee: 8pm Saturday, Grievous Angels perform

Grand opening of Kangaroo Express includes free coffee and family activities: 10am to 4pm Saturday. Free coffee, climbing wall, lots of family activities. Follow link for more details.

Live music at Common Market Commonwealth: Mercutio: 9pm Saturday.

Karaoke at Snug Harbor: 6pm Sunday.

Free music at Neighborhood Theatre: Asleep in the Weeds, Duende Mountain Duo, Incognito Mosquito: 9pm Sunday.

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