TTB Kidz Children’s consignment Sale
Metrolina tradeshow Expo
7100 Statesville Road, Charlotte, NC
March 11-13, See website for schedule, All ages, Free
Charlotte’s LARGEST MOST ORGANIZED consignment sale opens up again for the shopping frenzy that just can’t be missed! TTB KidZ Children’s Consignment Sale is in their 8th year now and is bigger than ever! It’s 52,000 square feet, 2 buildings, and over 100,000 items to bring home. It’s the one-stop shop for anyone looking to save an amazing amount of money outfitting the kids.
Down Syndrome of Greater Charlotte’s 4th Annual
Dash for Down Syndrome
Time: Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 8:30am -12:00pm
Location: 8835 Blakeney Professional Drive, Charlotte NC 28277
Course: 5k/3.1 miles; run an extra .11 miles to the 2nd finish line for a 3.21 finish!
5K Registration Fees: $25 until Jan 31; $30 Feb 1-Mar 18; $40 Race Day
Fun Run Fees: $15 until Jan 31; $20 Feb 1-Mar 18; $25 Race Day
Spirit Runner (t-shirt only): $25 now through race day
Register here for the race.
701 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
March 11-20, See website for schedule, All ages, $25 and up
Summary: The Hans Christian Anderson tale about a curious mermaid longing to leave her ocean home, comes to life with imaginative choreography from Mark Diamond and extraordinary new sets and costumes. You are sure to delight in this classic story featuring the beautiful Little Mermaid, her silly sea friends, the feisty Sea Witch and handsome Prince. Join in on the splashy adventure as the Little Mermaid becomes part of our world and is brought to life by the internationally acclaimed professional dancers of Charlotte Ballet!
Charlotte Symphony Pops: Boyz II Men
Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
130 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
March 12, 8:00pm – 10:00pm, $49.50 – $94.50
Summary: Boyz II Men remains one of the most iconic and best-selling R&B groups in music history with over 64 million records sold. The group redefined popular R&B with its smooth harmonies and continues to create timeless hits that appeal to fans across all generations. Recently celebrating its 20th anniversary, the band has earned four Grammys and is responsible for many timeless hits, including “End of The Road,” “I’ll Make Love to You,” “One Sweet Day,” and more.
Hornets Family Night
Time Warner Cable Arena
333 E. Trade Street, Charlotte, NC
March 11, 7:00pm, All ages, $60 (3-ticket packs),
Summary: More than three in your family? This pack is flexible! Buy the number of tickets you need and with each ticket you purchase, you will receive a concessions credit for a hot dog and a small drink. Credit may be redeemed at Time Warner Cable® Arena permanent concession stands on the night of the game you attend.
Charlotte Checkers vs. Rockford IceHogs
2700 East Independence Blvd., Charlotte, NC
March 12, 7:00pm & March 13, 1:00pm, All ages, $13 – $86
Downtown Mooresville 5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Main Street form Iredell to Center Avenue
March 12, 3:00pm, All ages, Free
Summary: A celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day including two Irish Pipe Bands (including the Town of Mooresville’s own Fire Department Pipe Band!), Irish dancers, green cars, family fun and more.
Matthews Food Truck Friday’s
120 S. Trade Street, Matthews, NC
Every Friday from March 4 – September 30, 6:00pm, All ages, Free
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.
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte
300 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC
Summary: Children’s Theatre of Charlotte has grown to become one of the top theatre and education organizations for young people in the United States. Nationally recognized for the breadth and strength of its programs, the Theatre provides over 250,000 experiences for children and families a year with technically imaginative productions and wide-ranging education programs for young people.
Danny, King of the Basement
March 11-20, See website for schedule and ticket prices, Ages 8-14
10-year-old Danny and his mom can’t scrape together enough money to live in one place for very long. So, Danny gets really good at making friends quickly and keeping the real reasons for moving to himself. When his new friends discover his secret, he sees what true friendship really looks like.
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.