|Komen Race for the Cure
||On Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, the Komen Charlotte Race for the Cure®, historically one of the largest and most successful races in the southeast, returns to Marshall Park for its 20th anniversary.
To register for or contribute to the 2016 Komen Charlotte Race for the Cure®, visit: www.komencharlotte.org and register as an individual, join a team or donate to an individual or team.
|Government Mule Concert
Gov't Mule and very special guest
Oct 01, 2016 Sat 6:30 PM
Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre (formerly Uptown Amphitheatre) 1000 NC Music Factory Boulevard in Charlotte,
||St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
130 39th Ave Place, NW
Hickory, NC 28601
Savor the Date! Saturday, October 1, 2016 St. Alban's Lobster Fest
Hickory NC: In the wee hours of Saturday, October 1st, 500 Fresh Maine Lobsters (1.5 lbs. each) will be delivered to St. Alban's Episcopal Church. Some of them will be sold live and taken home to prepare later, some will be cooked and taken home, and some will eat their lobsters right at St. Alban's! Whichever way you choose to enjoy your lobster dinner, you will be satisfied in knowing that All Proceeds go directly to support St. Alban's Outreach Ministries.
Who is invited? As always, ALL are Welcome!
|Full Circle Arts Gala
||The members and supporters of Full Circle Arts have collected an exciting array of art pieces in a variety of media and styles. Well-known area artists whose work will be featured include Joe Lafone, Stephen Brooks, and Dan Smith. An assortment of other quality items will be offered. Also offered for bids is a selection of the copper work of former Hickory artist, Raymond Schwarz, who now resides and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
The Gala Finale reception on October 6th will run from 6:00 until 8:30. Local author, Bobby Gee, will act as our Master of Ceremony for the evening. Bidding for items will close at 7:30, so get there early to get your choices for the price you want to pay. Bid tickets for the silent auction are on sale until the evening of the Gala Finale when winning bidders will be announced. Tickets will be available at Full Circle Arts during their hours of operation, Wednesday through Friday, 11:00- 5:00pm and Saturday, 10:00 until 2:00 pm or through members of their Board of Directors. The art and other items to be auctioned may be viewed and bid on at anytime during open hours until October 6th.
More at fullcirclearts.org
||Myers Park Baptist Church
||Progressive Christian scholar and author The Reverend Dr. Robin Meyers will be in Charlotte October 7-9, for a series of talks, discussions, and workshops. He will be the featured speaker for the 2016 Jesus the Christ in the 21st Century weekend events at Myers Park Baptist Church.
His first event will be an open-to-the-public talk on Friday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m., in the Church Sanctuary at 1900 Queens Road. The topic will be "Quantum Physics and the Future of God."
Saturday morning's workshop on "Spiritual Defiance: Building a Beloved Community of Resistance" will start at 9:00 a.m. (continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m.) in Heaton Hall, which is located in the Education Building behind the Sanctuary. Reservations and a $45 fee are required for the workshop. Contact Anne Clarke at 704.334.7232, ext. 115, or at email@example.com.
||The Hickory Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with Hickory Music Factory will offer a Musical Showcase at Hickory’s Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 8 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Bands and solo artist will have the opportunity to show off their musical talents. Participants will have 20 minutes to set up, perform, and break down. Interested participants will need to contact Hickory Music Factory 828-308-5659 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions are due by Thursday, October 6 at 5:00 pm.
For more information on this program, please contact Senior Recreation Programmer Angela Smith at 324-6990 or email email@example.com.
|Walk For Freedom
Walk For Freedom Event Details for City:
Date: Saturday, October 15
Check-in Time: 9:30am
Walk Time: 10:30am - 12pm
Place: Romare Bearden Park
Distance: 2 miles
To sign up for a walk, visit A21.org/Charlotte
What to Wear: All Black
Official Hashtag: #WalkForFreedom
A21 is a global anti-human trafficking organization with 12 offices around the world. A21’s work is based on a four-paradigm strategy which includes: Prevention (awareness and education), Protection (crisis shelters and transition homes), Prosecution (legal response), and Partnership (government, police, and community).
|South End Wine Festival
||South End Wine Festival
wine. live music. food. fun.
Join us on Sat, Oct 15, 2016 for our neighborhood wine festival. Enjoy unlimited tastings from 25 different vineyards, live music and food trucks. Proceeds benefit Classroom Central and their mission to equip students living in poverty to effectively learn. The event will be from 2:00 - 6:00 PM at 308 W. Carson Blvd. Tickets are on sale now. Designated driver entry is $10 plus you get 4 free water bottles. General admission is $35.00 per Ticket and includes 4 hours of wine sampling, festival tasting cup & access to live music and food trucks. 2:00 - 6:00 PM. Vip tables mean that You plus 9 of your friends split a $500 VIP experience which includes 10 festival tickets, VIP table & chairs, 4 bottles of wine plus unlimited tastings & a 1 hr early entrance into fest. That's just $50 per person. http://southendwinefest.org/
|Heart of the Home Kitchen Tour
||The Heart of the Home Kitchen Tour is Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Eight beautiful homes and their outstanding indoor and outdoor kitchens are showcase on this one-day, self-guided tour. From a contemporary kitchen in Charlotte’s most historic carriage house and Chef Moffett’s kitchen in South Park, to whimsical kitchens in Dilworth and Myers Park,
and two sleek ones in Ballantyne, The Guild has assembled another blockbuster tour. In addition to viewing the latest in color, de
sign and innovation found in these homes, this sensory-packed day includes tastings from over 24 renowned chefs, product displays, and
glorious music from Charlotte Symphony Youth Orchestra musicians. Guests will leave inspired!
Tour tickets are $25 in advance
online at www.kitchentourcharlotte.com and will be mailed
Tickets are also available now
at Cotswold Marketplace, 200 N. Sharon
Amity; Olive This!, 6414 Rea Rd., Piper Glen
; Surroundings, Old Town Shopping Ctr., 4100
Carmel Rd.; 32 Flavors Boutique, 224 East Blvd, Ste. B.; and Whole Fo
ods, 6610 Fairview Road
Day-of tickets will be available
at any of the featured homes on
Oct. 15 for $30
|Bonnie Raitt Concert
||Bonnie Raitt Dig In Deep Tour 2016
Oct 26 , 2016 · Ovens Auditorium
Prices begin at $59.50
with special guest The California Honeydrops
Presented by: MaxxMusic, Visulite Theatre & Blumenthal Performing Arts
With 'Dig In Deep', her twentieth album, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bonnie Raitt comes out swinging. The follow-up to 2012's triumphant 'Slipstream', the new record illustrates the delicate balance of consistency and risk-taking that has defined Raitt's remarkable career for more than forty-five years.
For tickets call (704) 372-1000.
|Spooktacular Car Show
||Connelly Springs, NC
||The annual " Spooktacular" Car, Truck and Motorcycle show held at Faith Community Church, on October 29th from 2pm-6pm at 2670 Shady Grove Road in Connelly Springs, NC. We will also have a "Trunk or Treat" from 4;00 pm to 6:00 pm for children ages 1 to 14 years old. Also there will be a bake sale, hamburgers, hotdogs and cold drinks for purchase. The proceeds go to community projects for those in neeed supported by the Faith Community Church "Band of Brothers".
|Stigma Unmasked Masquerade Ball
||Who: The Center for Prevention Services
When: October 29, 2016
Where: The Big Chill - 911 E. Morehead St. Suite 200
More at www.preventionservices.org
The Center for Prevention Services will host its first annual Stigma Unmasked Masquerade Ball to celebrate 45 years of changing cope into hope. This event will bring together non-profit leaders, business professionals and members of the Charlotte community to raise awareness about the harmful effects of substance use and mental health stigmas. Our goal is to remove barriers that keep people with mental health and addiction disorders from seeking help through education and dialogue that cultivate supportive and caring communities. Proceeds from the event will fund prevention education services to school children, community organizations and other prevention-related programs. Tickets must be purchased to attend this event.
||Please join us for our 5th Annual HungerWalk to benefit the Hiddenite Community Helpers Food Pantry on Saturday, November 5th, at 10:00 a.m. There will be live music and food for sale. Scheduled to appear is the 4 His Glory Gospel Quartet. Bring your family, friends and lawn chairs and help support our local food pantry which feeds over 1,000 people per month. The early registration fee is only $10 and early registrants are guaranteed a T-shirt. We encourage you to fill a bag with non-perishable food items to bring to the event. 100% of all sales and registration fees go directly to feeding the hungry! For a registration form and more information, please visit www.hiddenitehelpers.org
|Bob Dylan Concert
Nov 6 , 2016 · BELK THEATER at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
Prices begin at $59.50
On Sale 08.12.16 - 10:00 am
Box Office: (704) 372-1000
|Bearded Villians Fall Festival
||"Bearded Villains of North Carolina Fall Festival" November 19th from 10:30am to 4:30pm at the Harley Davidson of Charlotte on 9205 Independence Blvd. in Matthews At the fall festival we'll have things such as a dunk booth, bounce house, cotton candy machine and so on for kids as well as a raffle, food, music, vendors, a charity bike ride to the event and so much more.
All of the proceeds from this event will be going to an amazing organization called Pinky Swear Foundation, an organization that helps kids that are battling cancer as well as their families. We are hoping to raise in the five-figures for Pinky Swear and I feel like in a world full of nothing but grim news, news of good would do a lot of good as well as drive more traffic to our event to help the kids we're aiming to help.
|The Fab Four:The Ultimate Tribute
||THE FAB FOUR: THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE
Saturday, November 19, 2016 | 8 p.m.
Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts
430 South Tryon St.
Tickets $75, $65, $55 and $45. Applicable fees may apply. The top $75 includes a meet-and-greet with the artists.
Purchase via phone at 704-372-1000 or online at CarolinaTix.org