This is shaping up to be a great weekend! There are tons of things going on for the kiddos, both little and big and some things for the parents to enjoy as well. We are so very fortunate to have a very Smarty Parks and Rec. department. Be sure to check out the great opportunities all over the county.
Lowes Foods Taste of Charlotte
Uptown Charlotte, Tryon Street from MLK Jr to Sixth Street
June 6&7, 11:00am-11:00pm, June 8, 11:00am-6:00pm
The Charlotte area’s largest food festival. More than a hundred different samples from area restaurants. Live music on Center Stage, Adventure Village presented by Lowes Foods with exciting games and rides for kids of all ages, FedEx MarketPlace featuring handmade crafts, Jesse Brown’s Tavern at the Taste with specialty brews and wines plus an acoustic stage and more. Free.
Mert’s Heart and Soul 10 Year Anniversary Celebration
Center City Green Market
June 7, 11:00am-1:00pm
Family friendly event will feature cooking demonstrations, food samples from the Mert’s Heart and Soul menu, live music and activities for kids. Guests will have a chance to win prizes.
Boogie Woogie Books
June 7, 11:00am-12:00
This musical storytime encourages little ones to snap their fingers, tap their toes and move with the groove! For children ages 2-5. If you live in South Charlotte, take the light rail to get uptown and make a day of it! While there enjoy Taste of Charlotte!
Tuckaseegee Recreation Center
June 7, 10:00am-2:00pm
Kids age 12 to 16 can explore horseback riding, rock climbing, whitewater rafting and hiking/canoeing. Registration required – contact Tari.Grinnell@MecklenburgCountyNC.
June 7, 10:00am-11:00am
It’s never to early to discover the cool things that live in a creek! You and your baby will enjoy cooling off and exploring together. For ages 1 month-2 years. Cost is $3. To register call 704-588-5224.
Latta Plantation Nature Center Amphitheater
Eco-Trekkers: Nature Olympics
June 7, 10:30am-12:00Nature provides some awesome examples of true “olympians.” Come out for a day of fun while you try to break some records and make a name for yourself in the “Olympic Village.” Registration required. This is for ages 5-9and the cost is $3. Registration is required. To register or for information call 704-875-1391.
Lake Norman YMCA
Live at the Lake
June 7, 3:00pm-7:00pm
This community celebration on the Lake Norman YMCA waterfront will include children’s games, water sports, entertainment, food and more. Proceeds support community outreach efforts for local families in need. Cost is $10 per household or $5 per person.
Symphony Park at SouthPark
June 8, 7:00pm
A summertime tradition, each year the Charlotte Symphony performs five weeks of FREE concerts under the stars at Symphony Park/SouthPark and around the region. This Sunday’s performance is “Summer Serenade”
Have an awesome weekend!