Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Presents: Circus Xtreme
Time Warner Cable Arena
333 E. Trade Street, Charlotte, NC
January 27-31, See website for schedule, All ages, $20+
Summary: This is not your ordinary circus, this is Circus Xtreme!
J.Crew Mercantile Grand Opening
Park Road Shopping Center
4217 Park Road, Charlotte, NC
January 27, 11:00am – 3:00pm, All ages, Free
Summary: Drop by to check out the latest and greatest edition to Park Road Shopping Center – J. Crew Mercantile!
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte
300 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC
January 29 – February 7, See website for times, Ages 8-14, Ticket prices
Summary: Edward Tulane, a toy china rabbit, is very much in love with himself. Self-absorbed and selfish, he comes to believe he is cursed when he is accidentally tossed overboard and away from the 10-year-old girl who loves him. Time after time he is discovered, loved, and lost again, continually being ripped from the arms of a loving caregiver.
Greater Charlotte Health and Fitness Expo
Park Expo and Conference Center
800 Briar Creek Road, Charlotte, NC
January 30, 9:00am – 7:00pm, All ages, $5, free for kids 12 and under
Summary: Experience all things Health & Fitness, all under One Roof! PFO Enterprises is proud to bring back the 4th Annual Greater Charlotte Health & Fitness Expo.
LEGO Skyline and Architecture Studio Build
Barnes and Noble, Morrison Place
4020 Sharon Road, Charlotte, NC
January 30, 2:00pm, Ages 14 and up, Free
Summary: Help build the new LEGO Skyline in-store display and enjoy a LEGO Architecture build with Architecture Studio bricks afterward.
2700 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte, NC
January 6-31, See website for schedule, All ages, $54.50 and up
Summary: Back by “Popular” demand. Variety calls WICKED “a cultural phenomenon!” Winner of over 100 international awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards, WICKED is “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” (The New York Times).
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.