This year Go Red For Women is sponsoring the Mudmorial Dash on May 19th. The Mudmorial Dash will happen in Concord at the Frank Liske Park. Ten dollars of every registration will go towards Go Red For Women to support research to find a cure for stroke and heart disease. Jessica Limpert and Ramon Medeiros of The Biggest Loser will be there to meet and greet contestants as well as run the dash. Contestants need to be 16 and older to participate, but anyone from 10-15 can run when accompanied by an adult. $55-$192 per team
The 5th Annual GayCharlotte Film Festival is slated for April 25th - 28th at Theatre Charlotte! Don't miss the line-up of 10 incredible LGBTQ-themed movies including hilarious features and thought-provoking documentaries. Tickets are the same price as they were 5 years ago!! $10 at the door; $8 online; 10 ticket Flex Pass only $65!! $8/$10/$65 Flexi Pass
Don’t miss the red-carpet worthy, star-studded coming attraction at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. “Lights. Camera. NASCAR.” illustrates the tremendous appeal NASCAR holds both on the track and the big screen. Glitz and glamour await as you explore NASCAR’s legacy in Hollywood from the promotion of blockbusters like “Jurassic Park” to starring roles in smash hits like “Days of Thunder.” Artifacts are ready for their close-ups and include items like the Doc Hudson car from “CARS,” the Wonder Bread car from “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” and dozens of other artifacts straight from the set. Admission is $19.95 for adults, $17.95 for seniors and military, $12.95 for children 5-12 and free for children younger than 5.
Nonprofit established to protect and restore clean air in the Carolinas. The group meets and hosts events to educate the community about the affects air quality can have on health, clean air policies and sustainable practices. For more information, visit www.cleanaircarolina.org.
Learn about Charlotte's more than 250 years of history, as well as current and future plans for the city. This 2 ¼ hour guided and motorized tour includes more than 100 sites in Uptown (including the historic district), and two old South Charlotte suburbs (Dilworth and Myers Park) that include Bungalow, Colonial, Queen Anne, Victorian, and Tudor style homes. There is a 25 minute mid-tour stop for bathroom break, snacks, and/or souvenirs. For more information, visit www.charlottedailycitytour.com. $6-$27 (plus, pick up/drop off fees)
Charlotte Comedy Theater offers six week classes to help with improv skills, public speaking, confidence, stage presence and more. For more information, visit www.charlottecomedytheater.com. $150 for a six week session
Create your own characters and stories as you write your own comic strip. Campers will learn techniques using colored pencils, markers, and pens to develop their unique style. All supplies included. Certificate presented last day of camp. Time: Monday-Friday, August 12-16 Ages 7-9: 11 a.m.-12 p.m., $90 Ages 10-12: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $110 To register, call or visit the gallery, or send an email with questions to: email@example.com. Gallery Hours: Tues 10A-4P; Wed & Thurs 10A-9P; Fri 10A-6P; Sat 10A-2P. Closed Sun & Mon. See listing.
Fun and learning go hand in hand at this exhibit for young visitors. The stimulating atmosphere relates to science and math. Children will learn by touching and testing different environments and activities, including water tables, wind tunnels, blocks, gears and air tubes. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old