Happy Wednesday Smarties. Spring Consignment season has arrived. The biggie is the CMOMs sale on Saturday. Make sure that you see our guide to help you make the most of your shopping. There are also four other sales this weekend to help you get a jump on the Spring shopping season. When you tire of all the bargain hunting, grab the family and head out to enjoy Discovery Place, ImaginOn, or one of our wonderful parks. Get out and Enjoy!
Charlotte Moms of Multiples Spring/Summer Consignment Sale
Metrolina Tradeshow Expo
February 26, 7:30am-2:30pm. Half-price sale, 12:20pm-2:30pm
This Winter, come in from the chill and shop one of the largest Consignment Sales of its kind in the Charlotte area. With children’s and baby clothing, equipment, furniture, toys and games, and maternity wear, too, there’s something for everyone on your list! For new or specialty items, visit our Boutique and special Vendor Area. Cash only & no strollers, please! Cost is $2 entry fee at 7:30am (free after 8:30am).
The Posh Closet Fine Children’s Consignment Sale (Boutique)
South Charlotte Banquet Center, 9009 Bryant Farms Rd 28277 (near Stonecrest Shopping Center)
February 24, 10:00am-5:00pm, 30% selected items 6:00pm-9:00pm
Charlotte’s Fine Children’s Consignment & Boutique closeout sale. Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards Volunteers and consignors shop at the presale. You can also purchase a presale pass for the presale. To purchase a presale pass go to www.theposhclosetsale.com. Presale is today at 7:00pm.
Children’s Consignment Sale
Holy Comforter Church
February 26, 7:00am-1:00pm
Save a Buck! Make a Buck! Shop for bargains and/or consign your gently used toys, kids’ clothes, books, equipment and maternity wear at the Holy Comforter Weekday School Children’s Consignment Sale. Purchases are cash only, please. 50% off after noon.
GreenJeans Consignment 3 day shopping event
Kenton Place, Cornelius
February 24-26, 9:00am-1:00pm
Women and Teen Consignment Event, A unique 3 day shopping event for women of all ages and sizes. Enjoy shopping thousands of designer labels and boutique brands for a fraction of the price. ½ price on marked items Saturday.
Tot Trade Charlotte Children’s Consignment Sale
Cabarrus Arena and Events Center
February 24-27, Thurs., 6:30-9:00pm; Fri., 9:00am-4:00pm; Sat., 9:00am-5:00pm; and Sun., 9:00am-3:00pm
Childrens Consignment Sale, Spring /Summer clothes and much more! Over 70,000 square feet of children’s clothing – sizes infant through juniors, plus toys, accessories, furniture and maternity items.
Making Stuff Weekend at Discovery Place
February 25-27, 9:00am-4:00pm
What will the future be made of, and how will we see, feel and experience the materials that will be part of our world? Get your hands on cutting-edge materials that are stronger, smaller, cleaner, and smarter than anything we’ve ever seen during an adventure into the material world during Making Stuff Weekend. Making Stuff Weekend will offer information about the latest research in material science from scientists and researchers who will be on hand to share their work and inventions.
Disney’s The Jungle Book
February 25-27, Fri., 7:30pm; Sat.-Sun., 2:00pm, 4:00pm
The jungle is jumpin’ with jazz in this exciting Disney classic! Join Mowgli, Baloo, King Louie and the gang as they swing their way through madcap adventures and thwart the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan. This musical includes all your favorite Disney tunes, like “The Bare Necessities,” and “I Wan’na Be Like You.” With colorful characters and that toe-tapping jungle rhythm. Show is suitable for ages 4 and up. Cost is $9-$10.
February 25-26, Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 11:00am and 2:00pm
Feel your body move and your spirit soar as the master drummers and dancers of Djembe Fire! take you on a rhythmic journey across Africa. Authentic instruments, costumes, stories and songs come together in this unique performance that will delight young and old alike. Audiences join in the show, adding their energy to that of the talented performers and making each Djembe Fire! performance a truly unique experience.
For 3 and older. Cost is $12-$14.
McDowell Nature Center
February 25, 10:30am-11:15am
Whooo’s in the nature preserve? Now is your chance to discover the owls with your little one through hands on activities and crafts. For more information call McDowell Nature Center at 704.588.5224. Ages 3-5. Cost is $3.
Build a Better Birdhouse
McDowell Nature Center
February 26, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Building a birdhouse with your child is a great way to develop their hand-eye coordination and encourage creativity while fostering a better understanding of nature. All tools and materials will be supplied. For more information call McDowell Nature Center at 704.588.5224. All ages. Cost is $10.
CMPD Family Day
Charlotte Museum of History
February 26, Noon-3:00pm
In conjunction with the Beneath the Badge exhibit, Family Day visitors will have the opportunity to interact with some of the men and women that serve our community. Observe demonstrations by the Canine Unit, SWAT Team, and Bomb Squad, or view the intricacies of historical police cruisers. Learn crime prevention techniques or crime scene search tactics. Hands-on activity offerings will be available for museum visitors of all ages. Cost is free.
Latta Plantation Nature Center
February 27, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Discover some of the hard-shelled critters of Mecklenburg County and meet some close up. Ages 4+. Cost is free.