CCT is Charlotte's longest running professional improv ensemble. Shows are high energy, interactive, improv comedy that rated this amazing ensemble "Best in Charlotte". Audiences are encouraged to shout out suggestions which the talented cast turns into comedic genius. 21 and over, rated R for content. $10
Charlotte Arborist's Assoc & Husqvarna sponsor annual Tree Climbing Competition where more than 50 tree climbing professionals will compete in 5 events on Saturday, with top scorers advancing to the Master's Challenge on Sunday. Free Fun Climb for anyone on Saturday 10-4. free
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a fellowship available to anyone in the community who may be suffering from overeating, food obsession, anorexia, or bulimia. Everyone is welcome, including those who are concerned about someone who may be suffering. FA is a non-profit Twelve Step fellowship based on the principles of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). There are no dues or fees for members. For more information call 704-348-1569 or visit foodaddicts.org. Free
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
LakeNormanMommies and the EnergyExplorium at McGuire Nuclear Station present a Family Carnival Saturday, May 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This family-friendly event features activities, bounce houses, food, games, performances, prizes and touch-a-truck. Attractions include appearances and performances by Twist the Balloon Man, Cold Blooded Encounters, Rocket Ryan, Carolina Renaissance Festival, Burn Bootcamp, Cheer Explosion, Expressions Dance Studio, Grand Central Academy of the Performing Arts, and Rock University. DJ and MC services are provided by Little Dreamer Productions. Free
We are bringing together multiple genres of DJs and artists to create a new dance night for fans of the electronic media. THIS A MUSIC AND CULTURE NIGHT. We will have a steady rotation of djs from the Industrial, EBM, EDM, PsyTrance, Synthpop, and Electro formats to keep the vibes fusing for all involved. Throw in the amazing Single Cell Dancers, and you have a night of connectivity like Charlotte has never seen! $7
Clay Workshop for Teens (When Pigs Fly!) Two Saturdays. The first week, make your flying pig out of sculpture clay utilizing the pinch pot method. The next week, glaze it in fun colors to adorn your yard. Pick up work at the gallery following firing. Time: June 8 and June 15, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Ages: 12-16 Cost: $75 per participant Watercolor Abstraction for Teens Learn the basics of painting with watercolor. Experiment with color, texture, line, shape, and composition. All supplies included. Time: Monday-Friday, July 8-12 , 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Ages: 12-16 Cost: $110. Gallery open Tuesday-Saturday. See listing.
Join us for this unique literary performing arts event. Programs are geared toward families with children of all ages. Saturday, May 18, 2013 – Sharon Clarke – Storyteller & Musician Saturday, June 22, 2013 – Bright Star Children’s Theater – Performance of The Secret Garden Saturday, July 20 - Ballet Performance by Piedmont Dance Theater (7:00 start time) Saturday, August 17, 2013 – Dancing Stories – traditional African dances and stories performed by April Turner Saturday, September 21, 2013 – Poetry Alive Free
100's of vintage VW buses (1955-1979) will be coming to Charlotte to celebrate the show's 10th anniversary. Hodges Family Farm will have: food vendors - hay rides - pony rides - farm animals and bouncy castle during the show. This is a fun family event taking place on one of the last working family farms in Charlotte (180 acres/100 years old).Tie dye and love beads optional! Free to Spectators
What if you had so much to do that 2 hands were not enough? Would you invite all of your friends over to help? Would you bribe your brother or sister to do it for you? Would you wish that Mom and Dad would just say you didn't have to do it? Well, Lauryn Marie Burks knows what to do. She would have her 100 Hands do it for her. Follow along with Lauryn's fun-filled imagination, as she describes how to put her little helping hands to work and make life easier.
The Kavanah Service is an experience in focused Jewish prayer, which combines tradition, meditation, and the rhythm of lively spiritual expression. Be prepared not only to participate in the beauty of Jewish prayer, but also the wonder and stimulation of open and honest Torah study during the service. Free
As I “celebrate” my 20th wedding anniversary this year, I find myself wondering if married people have it better than single people. I love being married but the wife watches a lot of SNAPPED tv episodes(true stories where the wife kills the husband). I’m not worried for my safety; however, she does have the show marked as a Favorite and NOT to delete on the DVR. And her favorite quote which she cross-stitched onto a pillow from Rottenecards and gave me as a Christmas present was “One more smart ass comment, you will be my next co- star on "snapped." 10.00 in advance; 12.00 at the door
For one day only all memberships are $20! Support your right to access to culture! Signup or renew your membership on-line at www.ccacpineville.org or stop by and enjoy the festivities! Lots of exciting events happening throughout the day including live music on the street; community yard sale; artisans; arts & crafts; art exhibit and Farmer’s Market! Memberships $20; Festivities free!
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The KOOL KIDS Open Mic Night is the only place in Charlotte where the kids truly come first! Please join us in getting the word out about this FREE event for kids. We strongly believe in providing children with new experiences that will help shape them into well-rounded individuals. Please help us in this mission by sharing this information with your friends, family, and the community. FREE