Charlotte Curling will re-open for the 2016-2017 season with a two-week Rocktoberfest celebration. Daily Learn-to-Curl events include two hours of instruction and curling, followed by free German-themed snacks and drinks for purchase at the club’s full bar. $35https://charlottecurling.com/index.php/learn-to-curl/rocktoberfest
Crowned Sparrow Co. is hosting a crowdfunding event to raise funds for the transformation of their 1968 Shasta Compact Camper into a mobile craft cruiser! They will be featuring some of their most popular crafts at the ultimate craft party. The night will celebrate the fantastic, supportive creative community of Charlotte while having a crafty good time! Join in on this super fun evening of crafting, shopping, eating, drinking, and supporting local small business! Ticket price includes 1 beer, 2 crafts, swag bag, snacks and more! Raffle tickets and t-shirts are also available for purchase! $55http://www.crownedsparrowco.com/craftcruiser
BLT Steak Charlotte is preparing to celebrate autumn with all the warmth and spice the season offers with an innovative new fall cocktail series, featuring Charlotte-based Red Clay Ciderworks. For more information and to make reservations, please call (704) 972-4380 or visit bltsteakcharlotte.com. We welcome guests to connect with us at Facebook.com/BLTSteakChar or Twitter @BLTSteakChar. Complimentary valet is always provided.http://bltrestaurants.com/blt-steak/charlotte/
This exhibit is about the power of perspective. It features work by experimental filmmaker Phil Solomon’s and an optical installation from Ethan Jackson. It’s also the debut of Sharon Dowell’s “A City on its Side,” a controversial mural (with a familiar face: CL contributor Lara Americo) created as a response to HB2. Jackson and Dowell will speak at the reception. Free
Exhibit explores science and physics through hands-on interaction and experimentation. The exhibit allows visitors to launch objects into the air, lie on a bed of nails, crush a garbage can, use a laser to listen to secret messages and more. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old
Discover the secrets of stuff through chemistry and physics in this exhibit, which allows visitors to experiment with forces and materials that involve magnetism, electricity and more. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old
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
Exhibit explores the Earths's biodiversity, through a range of habitats and live species. From rainforests to aquariums, viewers can broaden their education and experience related hands-on activities. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old
The interactive exhibit features Charlotte and its 13 surrounding counties as a case study to illustrate the profound changes in the South since the Civil War. $6 for adults; $5 for seniors, students and children 6-18 years old; Free for children 5 years old and under
This exhibit focuses on the art of jewelry, featuring work from Harry Bertoia and Claire Falkenstein, as well as Bechtler Collection artists Alberto Giacometti, Alicia Penalba, Raffael Benazzi, and Niki de Saint Phalle.
The solo show features artwork by Andy Braitman.
In 2006, the Charlotte Film Festival was created to give established and emerging filmmakers a weekend festival to showcase their works for industry peers and avid enthusiasts of independent film. In 2014, the Charlotte Film Festival was enveloped by Charlotte Cinema Arts, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Charlotte Cinema Arts is dedicated to creating a hub for cinematic history, digital arts, industry professionals, educational outreach, and to encourage opportunities for people to engage with cinema beyond the multiplexes.
From JULY 29TH TO SEPTEMBER 30TH join The Liberate Your Palate Craft Cocktail Tour and enjoy an on-going self-guided curated tour featuring the best handcrafted cocktails in Charlotte. The idea is simple: A sophisticated scavenger hunt where you have the opportunity to discover the history and culture of the city with each sip. With the purchase of a $30 Cocktail Passbook, craft cocktail enthusiasts receive a pocket-sized booklet filled with $5 drink specials at some of the best bars and restaurants in the city from JULY 29TH TO SEPTEMBER 30TH. $30http://www.LiberateYourPalate.com
The exhibit tracks the Milestone's history through photographs shot by photographers Daniel Coston and the late Chris Radok.