Charlotte Symphony Lollipops: It’s a Small World
430 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
February 13, 11:00am, All ages, $19.50-$25.50
Summary: Entertaining and educational, the Lollipops series introduces children to great music while expanding their hearts and minds.
Black History Month Program
The Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC
February 13, 2:00pm – 4:00pm, All ages, Free
Wild Kratts Live
2700 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte, NC
February 13, 1:00pm & 4:30pm, All ages, $27.75
Summary: Animated Kratt Brothers, Martin and Chris, “come to real life” in a classically Wild Kratts story.
Carolina Alpaca Celebration
Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
4751 Hwy 49 S., Concord, NC
February 13 & 14, 8:00am – 4:00pm, All ages, Free
Sunday Fun Day: Heart and Soul
Mint Museum Uptown
500 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
February 14, 1:00pm – 4:00pm, All ages, $6 for adults, free for kids
Summary: Family-friendly art projects, gallery visits, artist demos and yoga sessions
Charlotte Checkers vs. San Diego Gulls
2700 East Independence Blvd., Charlotte, NC
February12 & 13, 7:00pm, All ages, $13 and up
44th Annual Mid Atlantic Boat Show
Charlotte Convention Center
501 S. College Street, Charlotte, NC
February 11-14, See website for schedule, All ages
301 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC (704) 372-6261
Summary: Step into a world where science is brought to life through interactive exhibits and explosive experiments during daily programs. Connect with the past and visit the future with groundbreaking exhibitions, larger-than-life IMAX Dome films and hands on activities that let you explore more. Plan your visit today. Click on the links below for detailed information on special events, featured exhibitions, featured shows and IMAX.
Featured Exhibitions: For information on all exhibitions click here.
Featured Shows: For information on all featured shows click here.
IMAX: For information on all featured movies and showtimes click here.
Discovery Place Kids – Huntersville
105 Gilead Road, Huntersville, NC (704) 372-6261
Summary: Explore the theme of I CAN at Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville. The children’s museum features developmentally-appropriate experiences that encourage imagination and offer the opportunity to build confidence while testing skills by trying new things. The exhibits, themed around a small town, allow children to learn through play.
Theme Areas: For a complete description of all nine theme areas click here.
Featured Shows: For a complete listing of all featured shows click here.
Current and Upcoming Events: For all current and upcoming events click here.
Charlotte Nature Museum
1658 Sterling Road, Charlotte, NC (704) 372-6261
Summary: Bring little ones for just an hour or the whole day and experience wildlife through live animal exhibits and interactive education programs. The Museum is easy to navigate with fun surprises around every corner. Kids can roam The Great Hall and visit Beginnings, an area filled with young animals and information on their lifecycles.
Carolina Raptor Center
6000 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC (704) 875-6521
Summary: Carolina Raptor Center is dedicated to environmental stewardship and the conservation of birds of prey through education, research, and the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned raptors. As a charitable 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, CRC relies on public financial support to fulfill our mission. Supporters can release a raptor, adopt a bird, make a charitable donation, purchase a membership or sponsor a capital improvement project. CRC’s environmental education programs reach approximately 40,000 students each year. Our Raptor Trail hosts more than 35,000 visitors a year. Visit our calendar page for event times or just come and enjoy our nicely maintained trails and see all the amazing birds of prey.
The Schiele Museum of Natural History
1500 East Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC (704) 866-6900
Summary: The natural wonders of North America and North Carolina coupled with the rich history of our region are all reflected in The Schiele’s exceptional exhibitions and diverse programming. Whether you’re indoors or out, with the kids or your colleagues, by bringing you a lot closer to nature, The Schiele will bring you a little closer to yourself.