Smarty Scoop is proudly sponsored by Discovery Place, Discovery Place KIDS – Huntersville and The Charlotte Nature Museum.
Bring the entire family and enjoy a great night of entertainment this Friday night July 25. This epic night kicks off the Carolina Panthers 20th season!
The stadium gates open at 5 p.m. with performances by the TopCats, PurrCussion and Black & Blue Crew. The Fan Fest Sponsor Village, located by the North Gate, will have tents with interactive games, giveaways, Twist the Balloon Man, music and inflatables.
Practice begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A with Panthers personnel, a live performance by the Voltage Brothers and finishes with fireworks at 9:00. Of course this event is open to the public and is FREE.
Also, it will be impossible to miss the two new 63′ tall x 212′ wide high definition scoreboards above each end zone, two new ribbon boards approximately five feet tall that encircle the entire bowl at the club level and upper level, a new distributed sound system and newly installed escalators. See ya’ there!
FRIDAY, July 25
100 McDowell Street East, Matthews, NC (704) 846-8343
July 18 – 27, Click here for schedule, All ages, $10 – $12
Summary: Based on the Disney animated film, this musical will transport you to Agrabah, City of Enchantment, where we’re about to begin the fantastic tale of the street rat who became a prince! Join us for this musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem, and flying carpet rides. This toe-tapping musical features an Academy award-winning score, with songs by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice, including “A Whole New World” and “Friend Like Me,” that will have you dancing in your seat!
Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Present: Mary Poppins
Dale F. Halton Theater
1206 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte, NC (704) 330-6840
July 18 – 26, Click here for schedule, All ages, $10 – $22
Summary: Delight your family with the musical that’s supercalifragicexpialidocious good! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, MARY POPPINS includes a score filled with timeless classics such as “Feed the Birds”, “Jolly Holiday”, “Step in Time” and the Academy Award®-winning “Chim-Chim Cher-ee”. There’s trouble brewing on Cherry Tree Lane and only the indomitable Mary Poppins can put things “spit spot”. You won’t want to miss a moment as Mary with the aid of her friend Bert and his army of Chimney Sweeps turn London upside down bringing the Bank’s family back together.
The Schiele Museum
1500 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, NC (704) 866-6900
June 9 – August 10, Click here for schedule, All ages, $10 – $14, includes museum admission
Summary: Visit our gemstone mine to find mineral treasures like garnets, topaz, rubies, emeralds, and rose quartz. Participants keep everything that is found! $4 with museum admission.
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