The Schloss Summer Lecture “What We Should Know About Our Water and What We Can Do About It” features discussions concerning the NC water supply, threats to sustainability, and how we can play a role in solutions to this issue. Dr. Reed Perkins, Queens University of Charlotte, and Mr. Ivan Cooper, Civil and Environmental Consultants, will address these questions: "What do we know about our North Carolina water supply? What are the threats to sustainability? What are the solutions and how can we play a role?” For more information, visit www.beth-el.com. This lecture is free and open to the public. Free and open to the public
The Barbecue will be unbeatable, and so will the Bluegrass entertainment!The Hinson Girls and the Sun City Cloggers are returning by popular demand. Two more great bands will be joining them this year - the Carolina Rebels and Blue Ridge Junction. Don’t worry about weather - you’ll be cool and dry in the gym at Covenant Baptist Church, 165 Craig Manor Rd., Lancaster.Every “BBB” has been a sell-out, so you’ll want to get your tickets early! All proceeds go to Habitat building projects. $15-$20
Blue Tulip performing a mix of jazz / blues / R&B / and Pop with our own unique twist. Nationally award wining trio
The exhibit features a collection of oil paintings depicting nostalgic cityscapes, Lowcountry seascapes, and beach scenes by gallery artist and South Carolina native Todd Baxter. Reception on Aug. 1, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Charlotte's first annual kosher bbq championship comes to the Queen City! Teams can compete for best brisket, chicken and beans. Live music, kosher bbq for purchase, and a kids zone. Everyone is invited to come out and experience kosher bbq at it's best! $250 to enter as a team; free to general audiencehttp://www.charlottekosherbbq.com
Start your yoga journey with the knowledge and the tools to enjoy every class and to feel good in your body. Remember, it doesn’t matter how flexible you are or how strong you are–it’s all about practice! $60http://beyogaandwellness.com
Join Mara to dive inward through a 4-class asana series in the Universal Yoga method! Open to any level of yoga student. Mara leads students through a totally balanced practice, creatively weaving asanas, vinyasas, turns on the mat, breathing methods, and guided techniques for turning attention inward to create a serene atmosphere for personal development. The Universal Yoga method provides each student with a personalized practice that is enhanced through the group dynamic. Beginners are completely supported. Experienced practitioners are provided challenging options to test the equanimity of breath and mind. $60http://beyogaandwellness.com
This event features potters from all across North Carolina. Funds raised by this fall festival help support acquisitions to the Mint’s ceramics collection and the Delhom-Gambrell ceramics library.http://www.mintmuseum.org/support/affiliates/delhom-service-league
Join us as celebrate the 211th birthday of First Lady Sarah Polk. Catherine Halford, a UNC-C graduate student, will be on hand to explore Sarah Polk's inspiring intellect and unwavering dedication to her husband, President James K. Polk. Maybe Sarah Polk herself might be in attendance to meet and greet her supporters! FREEhttp://www.nchistoricsites.org/polk
Proceeds benefit Share Our Strength's dedication to ending childhood hunger in America. $3 Bud, Bud Light, Bud Light Lime; $5 Wine, Yellow Tail Pinot Grigio & Pinot Noir; $5 Margaritas.
Try your hand at carving the most creative pumpkin to win house cash and prizes. Pumpkins and tools provided.
Charlotte Debtors Anonymous is a 12-step program focusing on the issues of compulsive debting, overspending and under earning. Meets in room number 7. For more information, visit www.debtorsanonymous.org. Free