Free things to do around Charlotte this week


by Jody Mace / NewsChannel 36 Contributor

Posted on October 15, 2012 at 7:26 AM

 These free events take place Monday, October 15th, 2012, through Sunday, October 21st. Make sure to click the individual links for details. This list will be updated throughout the week on Charlotte on the Cheap.


10:30am:        Storytime at Chick-fil-A Cotswold

8:00pm:          Free live music at Amelie’s



10:00am:        Fall festival at South County Regional Library

11:00am:        Free craft at Learning Express

5:00pm:          Free admission to Mint Museums




10:00pm:        Luciferian Agenda at Snug Harbor




5:00pm:          Free concert by Orange Crush (alternative 80’s music)

6:30pm:          METLIVE: Music on the Greenway: Skate Rink Jukebox (funky stuff)

6:00pm:          Fall concert series at Shoppes at University Place: Pushh (pop rock)

7:00pm:          Allison Creek Bluegrass

7:30pm:          Faculty recital at Davidson College



12:30pm:        A Salon of Orientalism: Music, Art, and Literature at Davidson College

4:00pm:          Free wine tasting at Total Wine & More locations

6:00pm:          All Arts Market at Neighborhood Theatre

6:00pm:          Nature at Night Festival at McDowell Nature Center



10:00am:        Free music recording workshop at Guitar Center

10:00am:        Green Halloween Costume Swap at Blakeney

10:00am:        Blakeney Boo Bash

10:00am:        Dilworth Fall Festival

10:00am:        The Children’s Schoolhouse Annual Carnival

10:15am:        Ukulele lesson at Guitar Center

10:30am:        Criss, Cross Applesauce  - bilingual music and stories at Mint Museum Randolph

11:00am:        Charlotte Symphony Musical Petting Zoo

11:00am:        Kids’ craft at Lakeshore Learning: Dancing Spider

11:00am:        South End Community Day

11:00am:        Piedmont Cultural Arts Festival

12:00pm:        Free wine tasting at Total Wine & More locations

5:00pm:          Oktoberfest in Old Town Rock Hill





1:00pm:           Ray’s Splash Planet’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

1:00pm:           Sunday Fun Day at Mint Museum Uptown: kids are free

3:00pm:           Fall Festival at Providence United Methodist Church