Check out these new exhibits and arts events, happening this week in Charlotte and the surrounding area.
Free Evenings at Mint Museum (Uptown or Randolph locations): For folks who don't know, admission to the Mint is free every Wednesday evening. This Wednesday, Charlotte Knights' mascot Homer the Dragon will be making an appearance (6 p.m. to 8 p.m.) and new Charlotte Knights uniforms will be on view at the Uptown location's atrium. Folks who aren't interested in baseball can stick to roaming the galleries extensive collections. Wine available at a cash bar. Free admission (extra fee for the Women of Vision exhibit). July 2, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mint Museum Uptown, 500 South Tryon St.; Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road. 704-337-2000. www.mintmuseum.org.