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First Ward Park opening celebration

Come out and join in the celebration of the opening of First Ward Park tomorrow (Dec. 8). There will be music, food, hot chocolate and holiday lights starting at 10:30 a.m. First Ward Park is the culmination of a joint partnership between Levine Properties, UNC Charlotte, Mecklenburg County and the City of Charlotte. The new […]

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Tree Lighting in Uptown Charlotte

Get ready for the official tree lighting in Uptown Charlotte December 3 starting at 5:30 p.m. Santa flips the switch to light the tree at 6 p.m. and immediately after the tree lighting, the party moves inside Founders Hall for music and entertainment. Santa will be on hand for pictures with the kids, too.

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Pride Festival this weekend in Uptown

Charlotte Pride’s free two-day cultural festival in the PNC Bank Festival Zone includes diverse national, regional and local entertainers, musicians and bands, and numerous participating vending booths, including art exhibitors, area non-profits, political candidates, retailers, food stands and more. The premier event is the culmination of a week-long slate of Charlotte Pride Week events highlighting […]

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Christmas in July … in Uptown this weekend

Christmas in July seems to be the scene this weekend in Uptown Charlotte. It’s so hot, why not? Here are our picks for cooling off: Christmas in July at Romare Bearden Park: Celebrate Christmas in July at this family friendly food truck rally and movie screening put on by Charlotte Center City Partners and the […]

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Novant Health Invitational Criterium April 11 in Uptown

Held in Charlotte’s Center City, an international field of the world’s top men and women’s professional cyclists will take to the streets of uptown Charlotte and will compete for over $50,000 in prize money in the Novant Health Invitational Criterium (formerly known as the Presbyterian Hospital Invitational). Returning for its 12th year, the races take […]

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Eggstravaganza

The Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Romare Bearden Park is Friday! A free, family-friendly event featuring music, face-painters, balloon twisters, activities, arts and crafts, and a dash to gather colorful Easter eggs on the “Big Moon” lawn. 12:30 p.m. – Big Time Fun Variety Show with KoZee & EZ 1:30 p.m. – The Ken & […]

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Nosh on this: Food halls

European noshing halls are opening across the US. Could Charlotte be the next food hub? Major cities have opened food halls in the past year, and more have them in the works. The operations range from smallish spaces to sprawling complexes; they may house a tiny collective of purveyors or a vast assemblage of merchants. […]

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Are you ready for some football?

A great week to get downtown to see some football! The Carolina Panthers’ win against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday put the team in the playoffs for the second year in a row, with a Saturday matchup against the Arizona Cardinals. Tuesday night, Charlotte will host college football’s Belk Bowl, between Georgia and Louisville, at […]

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WOW Wine on Wednesdays at the Mint

Enjoy 4 hours of FREE gallery access, plus additional events at Mint Museum Uptown including a cash bar and a chance to sip, shop, and SAVE in the Mint Museum Shop! Enjoy a cash bar serving red and white wine from 5:30–8:30 p.m. in the Mint Museum Uptown Shop on December 3, 10, and 17! […]

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Thursday Night Football

Panthers came up short Sunday but hopefully, Thursday Night Football (Oct. 30) in the Queen City will be a winner. The Panthers take on the Saints at 8:25 p.m. at Bank of America Stadium.

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