Come, join us as we sing and dance Latin-style on Friday May 24, with our Hispanic Worship Coordinator Javier Perez and friends at Harrison UMC, 15008 Lancaster Hwy., Pineville, NC. Bring a snack and join us for fellowship and fun on the 2nd and 4th Fridays during the summer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This event is FREE! All are welcome. For more information on events at Harrison United Methodist Church in Pineville, NC, please visit ww.harrisonumc.org or call the Church Office at 704-541-3463. $0
Respect Da Mic Poetry's slam team presents a writing workshop at 12 p.m. Charlotte youth showcases their spoken word at 1 p.m. and is followed by the main poetry slam at 2 p.m. For detailed info, visit www.respectdamic.org. Free workshop; $5 for slam
Haywood County Arts Council presents International Festival Day one week earlier this year on Saturday, July 20, 2013 in Downtown Waynesville, North Carolina. The one-day festival features international cuisine, a juried international and regional art show, local and regional entertainment that have previously included Uncle Hamish & the Hooligans, Folkmoot USA, Honey Holler, the Smoky Mountain Stompers, Professor Whizzpop, plus more. Children can visit “Passport to the Arts” Children’s Area for hands on crafts. Main St., Waynesville, NC. FREE.
Juneteenth – an annual festival that celebrates the ending of slavery in the United States - features an array of African music, drum circles, workshops and seminars, food and more. For more information, visit www.juneteenthofthecarolinas.com.
Patrons of this tour get to try beers from New Belgium's adventurous Lips of Faith series while catching short films made by fans of the brewing company in a showing under the stars. Proceeds from beer sales profit local non-profits specific to each stop. For more information, visit www.newbelgium.com/clips.
The Charlotte Comedy Crew OpenMic every Tuesday Show Time is 10 o'clock, at Jackalope Jacks 1936 East 7th Street Charlotte, NC 28204 Live Stand-Up Comedy. Comics get 5 minute sets Sign up at 9:45 Hosted by James Dugan 704-560-1593 Free
Mixer for singles in their 20's and 30's in the Charlotte, Columbia and Charleston areas. FREE
Megabites - Lunch & Learn are monthly workshops for business owners, marketing people, and others that would like to learn in simple, fun terms how tools such as social media, internet marketing, and quality web sites can help increase their business and ROI. 29.95
Journey Church of Huntersville has a primary mission of reaching out in the greater Lake Norman area to help connect people with God and with this mission in mind is proud to announce the launch of a new campus to serve the communities of Cornelius and Davidson. Journey Cornelius will offer a Saturday night service beginning March 30 at 5:00 pm in the Kadi Fit facilities at 19725 Oak St. in downtown Cornelius. FREE
The Cleveland County Arts Council presents this international film festival to offer a forum for independent film, video and multi-media artists from around the world to showcase their works. For more information, visit www.ccartscouncil.org/realtoreel/.
Venues in the Elizabeth neighborhood sure know how to team up for a good party. The third annual Memorial Day Block Party stretches from Jackalope Jacks, Kennedy’s Premium Pub, and the Philosopher’s Stone and offers live music, drink specials, corn hole tournaments and more.
The 6th annual Fanta Festival is a FREE, family friendly celebration of Mexican culture. The festival features internationally known and local Regional Mexican music acts, traditional folkloric dancing, tasty authentic foods, a marketplace full of assorted cultural goods, a free soccer clinic for children 6 – 12 years old, the McDonald’s Kid Zone, the Coca-Cola Fun Zone, a non-profit and small business area, and loads of interactive games for the whole family to enjoy. FREE
The annual volleyball tournament offers a range of games with cash prizes. To participate pre-registration required. For more information, visit www.charlottevb.com.
Seventh annual grass doubles volleyball tournament. For more information, visit www.charlottevb.com.
Charlotte Speed Demons take on Charleston's Low Country Brusin Betties.