It was several years ago when I attended my first Tupperware “party” with Dixie. The experience was funny and refreshing with some interactive twists. The one-person show feels “real” and tells the hilarious story of an Alabama gal with high hopes. She’s hit the road to sell heavy duty plastics. But don’t be surprised if she ends up talking too much about her personal life. $20 and up
Broadway hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with a tale of love, laughter and friendship.
MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at MAMMA MIA!. season packages only (single tickets on sale soon)
Meet Carolina artists at Charlotte Fine Art Gallery's third Saturday reception: July 18, 2015, 5-8 p.m. July's exhibit will feature works in all media and subject matter by the North and South Carolina represented artists at CFA. On exhibit and for purchase: July 1-31. Gallery is open Tues. 10am-4pm, Wed. and Thurs. 10am-9pm, Fri. 10 am-6pm, and Sat. 10am-2pm. Exhibit is free.http://www/charlottefineart.com
Featuring works by seven gallery artists, including Javier Barbosa, Cheryl Chapman, Calvin Jones, Stephanie Neely, Angelita Surmon, Ralph Turturro, and Dianne White. Opening reception on July 2.
Enjoy a two-day celebration (July 3 & 4) of America with live music, fireworks and more. July 3: Shook Twins perform at 4 p.m.; Cornhole tournament at 5 p.m.; The Honeycutters at 6 p.m.; Greensky Bluegrass at 8 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. July 4: Cornhole Tournament at 3 p.m.; Kansas Bible Co. at 4 p.m.; Stokeswood at 6 p.m.; Donavon Frankenreiter at 8 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Free with $5 parking
After a hard week at work, wind down at summer’s social hot spot, Carowinds’ own Harmony Hall. Friday July 3, 2015 enjoy a fantastic concert by the Chris Sanchez Band while sharing sensational food and beverage specials. Price of Regular Park Admissionhttp://www.carowinds.com
The party features drink specials ($3 Bud Light, $5 Jack Daniel’s & Jack Daniel’s Honey Cocktails and $20 86oz Top Gun Buckets).
The tournament starts on July 3rd at First Friday Fort Mill. The tournament will accept a total of 32 teams that may comprise of two or more individuals. The tournament style is single elimination with the final rounds taking place at the August 7th First Friday Fort Mill. The losing teams from July 3rd can also compete in a separate tournament in August. All tournament play will be governed by the American Cornhole Organization’s regulations. $10 per playerhttp://firstfridayfortmill.com/pitch-local-cornhole-tournament/
This 4th of July festival in downtown Belmont features carnival rides, games, vendors, entertainment, live music from Coming Up Brass, food and fireworks. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.
Charlotte Symphony presents this outdoor concert with patriotic pieces, including “America the Beautiful," "God Bless America," plus a "Back to the Fifties" medley and some of Michael Jackson's greatest hits. Opening this years’ festivities will be Chuck Johnson and the Charlyhorse Band, following with Albert-George Schram conducting and fireworks to close the event. For more information visit: www.charlottesymphony.org/summer/. $16