The study of history-and our understanding of historical events -is shaped by perspective. In this presentation given by Dr. Ron Cox we will discuss the background causes, as well as major occurrences, of the American Revolution. This event is free and open to the public. Participants are invited to bring a bag lunch. For questions or comments, contact Brent Burgin at (803) 313-7063 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Mr. Burgin welcomes suggestions and ideas for future talks and speakers. This event is free and open to the public
Dance Center USA has the pleasure of hosting The Carolina's Premier Christmas Gala. Friday December 20th From 7-11 PM you are invited to enjoy an extraordinary night of live music entertainment, with a magnificent three course dinner and social dancing. As well as dance show by the US renowned dance couple Dmitriy & Gabriela, and a special champagne toast to celebrate the holiday season. Call 704-819-7170 for Reservations Or Purchase Your Ticket Online Now! www.dancecenterusa.com/calendar/christmas_ball Attire:Elegant Tickets: $60 per person/(table fits 10 people) Tickets Include: 3 course dinner, wine, champagne toast, group class & party admission. $60
The dark, winter solstice is a good time both to turn toward an inner quiet and to bring the light of the heart into the world. It is a time of giving. This evening we will hear short teachings from the Upanishads, ancient sources of yoga philosophy, that remind us that a life oriented toward inner stillness, respect for others, generosity and compassion can be our own offering of light to the world. The Winter Solstice evening event weaving the following practices together: Asana (poses) for all levels Pranayama (breathing) Contemplation Meditation Discussion based on a sacred text $30 before December 15; $40 afterhttp://beyogaandwellness.com
The public is invited to Bite of the Apple-Art Educator's Art Exhibit which showcases artwork created by local area North Carolina and South Carolina art teachers. The annual exhibit hosted by the Civic & Cultural Arts Center of Pineville in its main gallery located at 316 Main Street, Pineville, NC 28134 is free to the general public and was created to encourage art teachers to create artwork outside of the classroom in a friendly juried competition. Light refreshments and live music by Lucinda Lucas on opening night beginning at 6:30 p.m. on November 8, 2013. FREE
Climb behind the wheel and drive or Ride-Along shotgun in a 600 HP NASCAR race car for an adrenaline pumping thrill of a lifetime! Junior Ride-Alongs are now available for kids ages 6-13 and at least 48" in height. Experience real life racing excitement with the whole family! Starting at $59http://www.DrivePetty.com
Thanks to The Compass Agency, families can come out early on this Saturday and enjoy these additional seasonal and holiday activities in the park: a live nativity scene, live choir music, petting zoo, pony rides, vendors and other activities. The Celebration of Lights will begin at 6pm that evening. Free!
Starving Artist Productions flagship show. Now in our eighth season. A reflective and modern thematic one-act that combines live original music, monologues for a one-of-a-kind holiday experience. Nominated for two years as "theatre event of the year." Based on the writings of Frederick Buechner. Various times Dec. 12 - 21, with special event nights. $15-35
Annual party with a cash bar, food, music from Buff Dillard and Unique Blend, DJ 06 and more. $30-$35
Located at the corner of Mint and Morehead, the WFNZ/CPI Security Doghouse is the home of the greatest tailgate party in Charlotte before each Carolina Panthers home game! We roll up the doors providing a fully-staffed bar, indoor seating, live music/DJ on an outdoor stage, activities, a live WFNZ broadcast and loads of flat-screen TVs with the games on. Need a ride? Take the free shuttle from Epicentre to Doghouse (provided by Ragin’ Uptown). It’s a football tailgate party like no other! Free
Join us for a truly unique shopping experience. Purchase one of a kind handcrafted gifts made by local and regional artisans. Pottery Table Runners Jewelry Ornaments Organic Soaps & Lotions Greeting & Note Cards Aprons Pillow Cases Handbags Baskets Small Paintings Wood work Cakes, Salsa and Jams Wreaths
To help customers ease into the gift-giving frenzy, Pike Nurseries offers a variety of garden-inspired gift ideas. From the grill master to the first-time gardener – Pike Nurseries has the perfect present for everyone on the holiday list! Ideas include poinsettias, garden tools, bird houses, LED glass garden grt, grill accessories , gift baskets, garden apparel and Pike Nurseries gift cards. For more ideas and inspiration, visit http://www.pikenursery.com/.
Volunteers from Orphans to Ambassadors and Girl Scouts Hornets Nest Council will offer holiday gift-wrapping. Proceeds will benefit Orphans to Ambassadors, Girl Scouts Hornets Nest Council and Simon Youth Foundation. Dates: November 30-December 1; December 7-8; December 14-24 (Food Court) For hours and additional details, visit www.simon.com