Founders Hall, Uptown Charlotte
April 4, Noon-2:00pm
Bring your kids and enjoy your lunch at Founders Hall while listening to some of the area’s finest jazz and acoustic artists. Charlotte Nature Museum
Mom and Tot Workshop: Fluffy Goes to the Vet
April 4, 10:00am-11:00am
Bring your favorite plush friend. Learn how to provide the best care for your best friend and the animal residents of the Museum. Skills: role-playing, listening, gross motor, creative expression, tactile stimulation. Introduce your wide-eyed 2-year-old to the wonders of nature. Crafts, games and activities offer an interactive sensory experience. $18 per workshop for members. $22 per workshop for non-members.
Charlotte Nature Museum Family Workshop: Meet our Pet Vet
Beethoven Lives Upstairs – Lollipops Concert
April 5, 11:00am
A deaf, grumpy old man who stomps around and bangs on the piano has moved in above young Christoph’s apartment. He turns out to be Ludwig Van Beethoven who Christoph learns to appreciate as a composer of beautiful music. Knights Fest
Knights Stadium, Fort Mill, SC
April 5, 10:00am-2:00pm
Get ready for the baseball season with stadium tours, inflatables for the kids to jump on, visits from Homer the dragon, batting practice (12 to 2 p.m.) and free hot dogs, hamburgers and soft drinks. Carolina Raptor Center
Weathering Program: Raptors by Day
Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville
April 5, 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm
April 6, 1:00pm, 3:00pm
With the rising of the sun, hawks, falcons, vultures and eagles rise as well. Discovery Place IMAX
April 4-5, 10:00am, 12:00, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm
April 6, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm
Dinosaurs Alive! is a global adventure of science and discovery – featuring the earliest dinosaurs of the Triassic Period to the monsters of the Cretaceous. From the exotic, trackless expanse of Mongolia’s Gobi Desert to the dramatic sandstones buttes of New Mexico, the film follows American Museum of Natural History paleontologists as they explore some of the greatest sites in history. Through the magic of scientifically-accurate, computer-generated animation, newly discovered creatures and some familiar favorites, come to life…in a big way!
Charlotte Antique & Collectibles Spring Spectacular
Twice a year (April & November) we are host to the “Antiques Spectacular”, acclaimed as one of the largest events of its kind, anywhere! Over 1,500 dealers from all over the world offer an array of quality antiques and collectible items. Many dealers hold back some of their select, hard-to-find merchandise just for this show. You shouldn’t miss this show because whatever you’re looking for, it will probably be here! Food Lion Auto Fair
Lowe’s Motor Speedway
April 3-April 6
Lowe’s Motor Speedway’s Food Lion AutoFair is the world’s largest automotive extravaganza! The four-day event will include a car show featuring various makes and models from more than 50 clubs; more than 10,000 vendor spaces that offer a plethora of automotive parts and memorabilia; and a collector car auction conducted by Tom Mack. A car corral, which completely circles the 1.5-mile superspeedway, featuring nearly 1,500 vehicles of all makes and models that are available for sale or trade. LakeNormanMommies.com Kids Consignment Sale
Raceworld USA, Cornelius
April 5, 7:00am-1:00pm
Over 2,000 items of “anything kids and babies” will be up for sale at greatly discounted prices.
Spring/Summer Consignment Sale
First Baptist Church, Indian Trail, 732 Fairview Road, Indian Trail, NC
April 5, 7:00am-1:30pm
Kids clothing from infant to juniors and baby furniture, strollers, etc. Half-price items from 12:30-1:30pm.
Hope you all have a great weekend. Please continue to let us know of events going on around town, even if it is something cool just for moms and dads.