Happy Wednesday Smarties! Summer is basically over, school has begun and all of the very Smarty Fall activities(and cooler weather!) are right around the corner. Kick off your weekend with Consignment shopping, the Auto Fair or a trip to ImaginOn. Scroll down to the bottom for a special invitation from Personally Paired. Get out and Enjoy!
Harrison United Methodist Church Kid’s Consignment Sale
Harrison United Methodist Church, Pineville
August 25-27, Thurs., 6:00pm-8:00pm; Fri., 9:00am-1:00pm; and Sat., 8:00am-noon
Fall/Winter Kid’s Consignment Sale! Great deals on gently used clothing for newborns – juniors/teens, maternity clothing, baby equipment, toys, furniture and more! FREE ADMISSION! No strollers allowed in sales area.
Charlotte Warehouse Sale
13020 Rosedale Hill Avenue, Suite C Huntersville
Featuring Brand Name Overstocks from the nation’s leading department stores. We now purchase merchandise solely for the purpose of bringing you HUGE SAVINGS on their overstock merchandise. Each sale brings NEW Brand Name merchandise. Categories will vary, but you may expect to find casual apparel, juniors, formalwear, suits, dresses, outerwear, footwear, lingerie, and MORE at our sales.
Food Lion Auto Fair
Charlotte Motor Speedway
August 25-28, Thurs.-Sat., 8:00am-6:00pm; Sun., 8:00am-4:00pm
The World’s Largest Automotive Extravaganza returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Food Lion AutoFair annually attracts more than 100,000 visitors. It features more than 50 car clubs and more than 10,000 vendor spaces that offer a huge array of automotive parts and memorabilia. More than 1,500 collectible vehicles of all makes and models will be available for sale in the car corral that rings the 1.5-mile superspeedway. The Food Lion AutoFair will also feature a collector car auction and the Powerade Play Zone for kids with racing-themed inflatable slides, obstacle courses, bounce houses, face painters and interactive displays, such as the Lego Build Zone. Cost is $10; free 12 and younger, $5 parking fee.
Movies Under The Stars
August 26, 7:00pm, movie begins at dusk
SouthPark invites local families and friends to gather on the lawn at Symphony Park to enjoy some sizzling summer entertainment! Every Friday from August 5 – 26, the mall will host Movies Under The Stars, a free night of movies and more, where shoppers can enjoy featured films, themed for families, under the stars on an impressive 30-foot screen. To jump-start the night, pre-event activities will entertain the crowd beginning at 7:00 p.m. including a live band. Tasty concessions and cold drinks will be available for purchase all night. This week’s movie is “Rio” (G).
International House: A Children’s World of Play
August 27, 1:30pm-4:30pm
Join us on Saturday, August 27th, 1:30 – 4:30pm at ImaginOn to play sports and board games, enjoy interactive activities, and explore arts and crafts that are known throughout Africa, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Watch Indian and Bosnian folk dancing, tango and salsa performers, and African drummers. Criss Cross Mango Sauce will be featured, along with many more musical and dance surprises from around the world. Come on out and play with us! Cost is free.
Charlotte Museum of History
August 27, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Celebrate the rich Celtic heritage in this region with a concert by renowned Loch Norman Pipe Band! Bring your own chairs, blankets, and picnic dinner and enjoy an evening of Scottish Highland Dancing, Piping, and Drumming. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $5 per adult, $10 per family.
Latta Plantation Nature Center
August 28, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Interested in all things creepy and crawly? Do you love snakes, toads and lizards? Join a naturalist as we hunt for Herptiles (Reptiles and Amphibians) around the Nature Preserve. Cost is $3 per child and $4 for adults. Ages 5 and up.