Exhibit explores science and physics through hands-on interaction and experimentation. The exhibit allows visitors to launch objects into the air, lie on a bed of nails, crush a garbage can, use a laser to listen to secret messages and more. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old
The interactive exhibit features Charlotte and its 13 surrounding counties as a case study to illustrate the profound changes in the South since the Civil War. $6 for adults; $5 for seniors, students and children 6-18 years old; Free for children 5 years old and under
A permanent gallery devoted to the work of Romare Bearden (1911-1988), who was born in Charlotte. Bearden is best known for his groundbreaking use of collage and vibrant portrayals of American life, depicting subjects that range from contemporary urban scenes to nostalgic recollections of the rural South.
Museum offers a glimpse into the significant role that trolleys played in the social and economic development of Charlotte.
A collection of art forms showcasing the vast cultural, physical, historical and religious diversity that can be found across the African continent.
Explore the culture, conquests and heritage of the world's greatest conqueror when the treasures and stories of Genghis Khan are presented in Charlotte for the first time. Experience life in 13th-century Mongolia, entering the tents, battlegrounds and marketplaces of a vanished world. Explore Genghis Khan's life and those of his sons and grandsons during the formation, peak and decline of the Mongol Empire. View gold jewelry and ornaments, silk robes, musical instruments, pottery, sophisticated weaponry and numerous other fascinating relics and elaborate artifacts. $13-$17
"Escape the room" games have been popular in Asia and Europe for many years. But now, you can enjoy the same experience, right here in the Carolinas. In our Cabin in the Woods room, you and your group (up to 8 people) will have 60 minutes to find your way out of our creepy cabin. All done in a fun and safe environment! $25 per personhttp://exitstrategyus.com
Finish up the week with us every Sunday for Namastay at Legion Yoga! $7 includes a hour long class and a pint. $7
Wine Topic Tuesdays at Corkbuzz Charlotte are your weekly way to taste new wines in a casual setting. Join us every Tuesday at 6pm to try three complimentary wines with a specific theme. We will taste, talk, and enjoy! Complimentary
Charlotte's longest running stand up comedy open mic night. Comics can sign up for 5 min sets. No language or content restrictions. Open mic comedy the way it should be. $2 beers $4 shots FREE
Respect Da Mic Poetry's slam team presents a writing workshop at 12 p.m. Charlotte youth showcase their spoken word at 1 p.m. and are followed by the main poetry slam at 2 p.m. For detailed info, visit www.respectdamic.org. Free workshop; $5 for slam
Do you want to feel and hear the heat of inked poetry on a mic? Come witness, judge, or participate as poets throw their pens up during three rounds of competition; where randomly selected judges decide which poets get the cash prize. Adult Content. Competing poets should pre-register online. Bring a friend or two or more! This is a fundraiser to help support Respect Da Mic's ongoing community programs. Bring a friend or two or more! FREE writing workshop at NOON prior to slam for ALL ages and writing levels! $7-10
The first Tuesday of each month is your chance to talk dirty. This open mic gives folks the chance to share stories about sex, desire and romance. If you've got the nerve to jump on stage, you'll get seven minutes to tell your tale, whether it has a happy ending or not, to a room full of strangers looking for a new guilty pleasure. Free admission
Site tours include an optional 15 minute introductory video, a guided tour of the plantation home and a self-guided tour of the grounds.