Event Name When Where Description
Menopause the Musical 10/1/2015 Charlotte MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL®: THE SURVIVOR TOUR® COMES TO CHARLOTTE, N.C. TO BENEFIT SUSAN G. KOMEN® Four performances October 1-3 at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square Powerful partnership on a mission to change lives. Tickets on sale now! For more information, visit www.MenopauseTheMusical.com.
Carolina Renaissance Festival 10/3/2015 Huntersville Carolina Renaissance Festival Saturdays & Sundays, Oct 3rd - Nov 22nd, 2015 16445 Poplar Tent Rd Huntersville, NC, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM, FREE Parking, Open Rain or Shine, No Pets Please Toll Free (877) 896-5544 or (704) 896-5555
Lernoir Rhyne Fundraiser 10/7/2015 Hickory Fundraiser on campus of LRU to support coach’s daughter HICKORY, N.C. – Lenoir-Rhyne University is hosting a fundraiser on Wednesday, October 7 in support of the family of LR’s Football Defensive Coordinator Tom Casey. His daughter Ashley is facing her second battle with Leukemia. To help support the family in this fight, the special fundraiser will feature Kris “Tanto” Paronto who will speak in Belk Centrum beginning at 7 p.m. Paronto is the subject of the bestselling book 13 Hours in Benghazi, which chronicles the heroic efforts to save American diplomats during the September 11, 2012 attacks on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya. This story is also the subject of the upcoming major motion picture 13 Hours which is set for release in January 2016. Following his speech, Paronto will be available for a book signing. For more information about Paronto or to see the trailer for the movie visit Kristantoparonto.com. Prior to the presentation in Belk Centrum, a VIP event will be held at the Bears Club Hospitality Tent behind the McCrorie Center beginning at 5:45 p.m. A catered meal courtesy of Countryside BBQ will be provided along with the opportunity for a Meet-and-Greet and photos with Paronto. Cost for the VIP event is $40 per person or $75 per couple and is limited to the first 100 people paid. Payment must be made in cash or check made out to “Ashley Casey Fund”. Donations will be accepted in the lobby of Belk Centrum in lieu of an admission fee. All proceeds from the speech and VIP event will benefit the Ashley Casey Fund. For more information or to register for the VIP event, please contact the Bears Club office at 828-328-7130. If you are unable to attend this event but would like to support Ashley Casey in her fight, please visit www.gofundme.com/AshleyCasey
South End Wine Festival 10/17/2015 Charlotte Join us on Sat, Oct 17, 2015 for our neighborhood wine festival. Enjoy unlimited tastings from 20 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 1:00 - 6:00 PM at 308 W. Carson Blvd. General Admission Tickets (2-6pm sampling) $35 Table/VIP Tickets (1-6pm sampling) $50 southendwinefest.org
North Meck high BBQ 10/30/2015 Charlotte The 37th Annual North Meck High School BBQ Friday, October 30, 2015. The school has it’s very own bbq pits and cooks thousands of pounds of pork for this, the PTSA’s main fundraiser each year. The event takes months of planning, weeks of preparation, and days of cooking, pulling, and spicing before serving up BBQ to the North Mecklenburg community.Teachers, parents, staff, and students all volunteer to help with the different needs, with alumni, former teachers, and even former principals returning to help.BBQ plates or bulk are $8, and buffets for ten or more people are $80 (great idea for the office lunch). Tickets can be purchased from students or staff - or purchase online at our website: nmhsptsa.wix.com/nmhsptsa#!northmeckbbq/c1hsc
Hunger Walk 11/7/2015 Hiddenite, NC Please join us for our 4th Annual Hunger Walk to benefit the Hiddenite Community Helpers Food Pantry on Saturday, November 7th, at 10:00 a.m. There will be live music and food for sale. Scheduled to appear is singer, songwriter and Grand Ole Opry performer Jody Lee Hager. Bring your family, friends and lawn chairs and help support our local food pantry which feeds over 1,000 individuals per month. Early registration ends October 26th. 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. For more info and registration form, please visit www.hiddenitehelpers.org . We look forward to seeing you on November 7th!
Brian Setzer Chrismas Rocks Tour 12/4/2015 Ovens Auditorium Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy Award winner Brian Setzer and his 18-piece The Brian Setzer Orchestra will return to Ovens Auditorium December 4th as part of the 2015 Christmas Rocks! Tour. The 12th annual tour will feature music from a new studio Christmas album "Rockin' Rudolph," three best-selling holiday albums and original material from Brian Setzer. “It’s always exciting to add new songs,” says Setzer about the set list. “I’m thinking about opening with 'Rockin Around the Christmas Tree.' We have never done that one before.” Produced by Peter Collins and recorded in both Nashville, Tennessee, and Hollywood, California, the 12-track "Rockin’ Rudolph" album includes highlights such as “Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree,” “Yabba-Dabba Yuletide” and “Rockabilly Rudolph,” among other notable Christmas classic tunes. Setzer's trademark guitar work and vocal stylings are matched with The Brian Setzer Orchestra's rockin' big-band horn arrangements—an unbeatable combination. More at ovensauditorium.com
Hall/Oates Concert 12/7/2015 Charlotte Daryl Hall & John Oates Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte, NC Mon, Dec 7, 2015 07:30 PM Musical duo Hall and Oates first rose to fame in the late 1970s and 1980s with their fusion of rock 'n' roll and soul (or Rock 'n' Soul as it has been dubbed). They are best known for their six No.1 hits on the US Billboard Hot 100 - Rich Girl, Kiss on My List, Private Eyes, I Can't Go for That (No Can Do), Maneater, and Out of Touch. In 2014 they were inducted in the Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame.