The end is near – for me school begins next week and I think my whole family is ready! If you are looking for back to school clothes or just to outfit to very little ones, don’t forget the CMOM’s sale. My husbands also wants me to pitch the Monster Truck Jam at Lowes, he and my son LOVE IT!
CMOM’s Fall/Winter Sale
August 16, 7:30am
Heat got you wishing for the cool of Fall? Then head on out to the CMOM
Fall/Winter Sale to shop for all those back to school items, and great finds
for the holidays, too. Don’t miss out on the biggest and best Sale in town,
Saturday, August 16th at the Metrolina Expo in Charlotte, NC! Early bird
shopping begins at 7:30am for a $2 fee, admission is free after 8:30am, and
the half-price sale begins at 12:30pm. The Sale is cash only!
The Schiele Museum of Natural History, 1500 East Garrison Blvd., Gastonia
August 15, 9:00am-5:00pm
August 16, 1:00pm-5:00pm
The dark, still water and black, smelly mud of Southeastern swamps is home to an incredible variety of plants and animals – and this exhibit brings many of them to you LIVE! Our winding boardwalk leads you through a primeval world of live American alligators, a bobcat, baby raccoons, a 15-foot albino Burmese python, snapping turtles, frogs, lizards and more. You never know what lies around the next bend along the boardwalk when you explore our swamp! Cost is $6-$7.
7th Annual Gateway Village YMCA Book Bash
Gateway Village Promendade, Charlotte
August 16, 9:00am – 12:00pm
The purpose of this event is to promote literacy and school readiness in the Charlotte community. Families also get to spend a fun morning together playing games, jumping in the moon bounce, and enjoying refreshments and entertainment.
Charlotte Nature Museum
August 16, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Celebrate some of our favorite companions, dogs and cats. Visit with pet pals from humane and rescue organizations and learn how to best care for our four legged friends. Cost is 2and up is $5.
August 15, 10:00am
Join us for stories, songs and movement, Ages 17-23 months.
August 15, 10:30am
Join us for stories, songs and movement geared especially for children ages 3-16 months.
Boogie Woogie Books.
August 15, 11:15am
August 16, 11am
This musical storytime encourages little ones to snap their fingers, tap their toes and move with the groove! Ages 2-5.
Circle K Monster Truck Bash
Lowes Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
August 16 7:30pm
Eight of the world’s top Monster Trucks will battle in a series of one-on-one elimination races over an infield obstacle course and in a freestyle competition. Cost is: In advance, reserved seats are $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 12 and under. Adult tickets will be $5 more the day of the event. Phone: 1-800-455-FANS
Drive, Chip and Putt
TPC Piper Glen, 4300 Piper Glen Dr.
August 16, Noon
Presented by Mutual of Omaha, this fun golf event for kids allows players of all skill levels to attend. Prizes are awarded in each of the four age groups.
Have a great weekend and as always, please share any other smarty activities.