These free events take place in the Charlotte area from Monday, July 29th, 2013, through Sunday, August 4th. Some highlights are the Bon Odori Japanese Festival, free wings, a celebration of the arts in NoDa and an art exhibit opening. There s also lots of live music and outdoor movies. Make sure to click on each link for the necessary details. This list will be updated throughout the week onCharlotte on the Cheap s Free Event Page.


Free wings at Quaker Steak & Lube with non-perishable food donation

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

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

5:00pm:Free admission to Summer Shootout Series if your name is George

7:30pm:Trivia Night at Summit Coffee

8:00pm:Live music at Amelie s: Greg Lilley & Co.


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

7:00pm:Create CLT NoDa s celebration of the arts


11:00am:Comedy improve class for kids

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

9:00pm:Residency at Snug Harbor: Elijah Von Cramon

5:00pm: Free admission free at Mint Museums

7:00pm:Creative Writing program at Mint Museum Uptown: The Painted Word


5:00pm:Alive After Five at Epicentre: Ill Communication and Wrong Way

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

6:30pm:Open water swim at U.S. National Whitewater Center

7:00pm:Whitewater River Jam: Paper Bird

8:00pm:Collaborative Arts Happening

8:00pm:Live music at Summit Coffee: Reeve Coobs


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

6:00pm:Opening reception for Invitational Exhibit at Ciel Gallery

7:00pm:Jamming By The Tracks in Waxhaw: Lauren Light (Pop)

7:00pm:Family campfire at McDowell Nature Center

7:00pm:Blakeney Summer Concert Series: DJ Chuck

7:00pm:Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Robin B and Sabra Callas

8:00pm:Live music at Summit Coffee: Jackie Moseley

8:30pm:Movies on the Green at Promenade on Providence: Rise of the Guardians

8:45pm:Outdoor movie at Village Park in Kannapolis: Hotel Transylvania


9:00am: Kids workshop at Home Depot:Make a Home Depot Load n Go Truck

10:00am:Story hour for kids at Book Buyers

11:00am: Kids craft at Lakeshore Learning:Ring toss game

11:00am:Bon Odori Japanese Festival

7:00pm:Whitewater River Jam: Overmountain Men

7:00pm:Blakeney Summer Concert Series: Loafers

7:00pm:Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Brubakers and Kristi Ormand Smith

8:00pm:Live music at Summit Coffee: Grievous Angels


4:00pm:Summer Concert Series at Dolce Vita Wine Bar: Band TBA

5:30pm:Myers Park Methodist Church s Hymn Sing

6:00pm:Davidson s Concert on the Green: Bobby Umber Band Jazz Crooner

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