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Special Event: Animals, Nature
Vulture Playground Fun
Have you ever seen a King Vulture on a playground? We’ll Pishi has his own fun yard out beside his enclosure in the Vulture Culture exhibit. You won’t want to miss this bird’s favorite part of the day. Every Tuesday at 11:00 from September 17th till Novem...
Carolina Raptor Center
Huntersville, NC

Fri 11/15/19 - Sun 3/1/20 at 11am-11:30am
Special Event: Children, Community Event
2019 First In Families Holiday Wish List
First In Families is hosting its annual holiday gift drive for kids and adults with Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, or Traumatic Brain Injury and other developmental disabilities and their family that are needy and underresourced. The items will be ...
Charlotte, NC

Fri 11/15/19 - Thu 12/5/19 at 9am-9pm
Special Event: Religious
Special Display: From Generation to Generation
From the earliest days of Billy Graham’s ministry, he had a special place in his heart for teens and young adults. Come see our new special display and discover how God used him to reach youth with the Good News of Jesus Christ, from inner-city ministry in...
The Billy Graham Library
Charlotte, NC

Fri 11/15/19 - Tue 12/31/19
Special Event: Volunteer Event
Bears & Bedtime Toy Drive for Foster Youth in Charlotte
Mattress Firm is kicking off the season of giving with its annual Bears and Bedtime Toy Drive benefiting foster youth in the Charlotte community. Now through Dec. 15, stop by your nearest Mattress Firm to donate new, unwrapped teddy bears, stuffed animals ...
Mattress Firm
Charlotte, NC

Fri 11/15/19 - Sun 12/15/19
Special Event: Community Event
15th Annual Puppies for Patients
Give joy. Give life. This holiday season, give the gift that costs nothing but is priceless to patients in need: LIFESAVING BLOOD. With your help, OneBlood hopes to bring smiles to the faces of hundreds of children spending the holidays in our local hosp...
Charlotte, NC

Fri 11/15/19 - Tue 12/31/19
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting
Bulla Gastrobar Offers Special Old Fashioned for a Good Cause
Grab your buddies and head to Bulla Gastrobar to enjoy a Spanish Old Fashioned! For the entire month of November, $1 from every Spanish Old Fashioned will be donated to Men’s Health Research. We hope to see you there!
Bulla Gastrobar
Charlotte, NC

Fri 11/15/19 - Sat 11/30/19
Special Event: Holiday, Community Event, For the Family, Antiques
Photos with Santa at Carolina Place
Post-worthy pics with Santa! ‘Tis the season! If you’re looking for a fun and festive way to celebrate the holiday season in Pineville, North Carolina, look no further—we’re offering photos with Santa at Carolina Place! Contact the Santa Set at 609-781...
Carolina Place Mall
Pineville, NC

Fri 11/15/19 - Tue 12/24/19 at 12pm-8pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Social Event
A Taste of Uptown Charlotte with Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours
Charlotte’s beautiful downtown, known as Uptown, celebrates arts and culture with numerous museums, galleries, and sculptures. There is also fascinating history to learn about, lovely parks to explore, and fantastic restaurants to enjoy! Join Taste Carolin...
Coco and the Director
Charlotte, NC

Fri 11/15/19 at 10am till 1pm, 4:15pm till 7:15pm
Sat 11/16/19 at 10am till 1pm, 4:15pm till 7:15pm
Fri 11/22/19 at 10am till 1pm, 4:15pm till 7:15pm
Sat 11/23/19 at 10am till 1pm, 4:15pm till 7:15pm
Fri 11/29/19 at 10am till 1pm, 4:15pm till 7:15pm
Special Event: Community Event, Art Show
A Thousand Words by Vietnam Veterans
The exhibit images—taken by North Carolina soldiers and assembled by Winston-Salem photographer Martin Tucker, focus on the human elements of war, offering visitors the chance to see how the troops themselves chose to remember their time in Southeast Asia....
Mountain Gateway Museum
Old Fort, NC

Fri 11/15/19 at 9am-5pm
Sat 11/16/19 at 9am-5pm
Sun 11/17/19 at 2pm-5pm
Tue 11/19/19 at 9am-5pm
Wed 11/20/19 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Gaming, Class/Workshop
Adult Chess
Join us for a few relaxing games of chess. All skill levels welcome. Register online at or call 803-547-4114. Maximum of 20 participants!
York County Library (Fort Mill Branch)
Fort Mill, SC

Fri 11/15/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Holiday, Community Event
Antonich & Associates Annual Veterans Day Cell Phone Drive for Cell Phones For Soldiers
Please join Antonich & Associates for its Annual Veterans Day Cell Phone Drive for Cell Phones For Soldiers. We collect gently-used cell phones which are sent to Cell Phones For Soldiers, a national non-profit organization that collects and recycles used ...
Mark Antonich Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
Charlotte, NC

Fri 11/15/19 at 9:30am-4pm
Mon 11/18/19 at 9:30am-4pm
Tue 11/19/19 at 9:30am-4pm
Wed 11/20/19 at 9:30am-4pm
Thu 11/21/19 at 9:30am-4pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Book Covers
Books covers is a uniquely designed program for special needs adults: including book talks, music and motion, art, games, and sensory activities.
York County Library (Fort Mill Branch)
Fort Mill, SC

Fri 11/15/19 at 10:30am-11:30am
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Charlotte Coat Drive: Warmup Finale Party
The Warmup Finale Party is the conclusion of a 3-month Coat Drive and your last chance to donate a new or gently used coat. Enjoy a fun-filled and lively party, replete with entertainment, onsite activities, food, and most importantly, coat collection. All...
Dilworth Neighborhood Bar and Grille
Charlotte, NC

Fri 11/15/19 at 7am-4pm
Special Event: Gaming, Class/Workshop
Children's Chess Club
Play chess in a relaxed atmosphere. Ages 8-12. Register online or call 803-547-4114. Limit 24.
York County Library (Fort Mill Branch)
Fort Mill, SC

Fri 11/15/19 at 4pm-5pm
Special Event: Children, For the Family
Family Bonding Day, Free Event
A Event by Single moms whose always had issue bonding with Family, They learn things which Tackle them have a great bonding with their family and their kids. Learn tips and ticks from the ladies which may bring you closer with your kids and family.
Wendy's Parking Lot
Charlotte, NC

Fri 11/15/19 at 6am-9am
Fri 12/20/19 at 6am-9am
Fri 1/17/20 at 6am-9am
Special Event: Seniors
Iredell Council On Aging Meeting
Every Friday in November join us as we make 50 no-sew blankets for home bound seniors in Mooresville on Fridays from 1-4 p.m. No special skills required. Use scissors, tie a knot, care about others. The completed blankets will be given as Christmas Gift...
South Iredell Senior Center
Mooresville, NC

Fri 11/15/19 at 1pm-4pm
Fri 11/22/19 at 1pm-4pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Children
Kids Night Out: Harry Potter's Wizarding World!
Calling all wizards (muggles welcome too!) for a fun filled evening making Harry's Cauldron Cakes, Ron's Butterbeer, and Hermione's Pumpkin Truffles! Join us on Platform 9 & 3/4 as we also have some trivia and make a pair of glasses like Harry’s.
Flour Power Kids Cooking Studios: Charlotte Rea Farms
Charlotte, NC

Fri 11/15/19 at 6pm-8pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Yoga/Pilates/Tai Chi
Mommy and Me Yoga with Callie
Engage your little ones in the calming, strengthening, energizing practice of yoga! Toddlers and preschoolers will participate with their caregivers in fun yoga combined with traditional yoga poses, meditation, relaxation, and breathing. Yoga mats are reco...
York County Library (Lake Wylie Branch)
Lake Wylie, SC

Fri 11/15/19 at 10:30am-11:15am
Special Event: Animals, Children, Education, General, Nature
Nature Exploratorium
Active play builds happy kids! Hike deep into wild at McDowell Nature Preserve to find new and unexplored areas for fun and adventure. Participants will create games and activities while learning from nature. What will you discover? Pre-registration requir...
McDowell Nature Center & Preserve
Charlotte, NC

Fri 11/15/19 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Special Event: Musical
Once On This Island
Ti Moune falls in love with a rich boy from the other side of the island after she saves him from certain death. Can their love survive their cultural divide? The island’s arrogant gods place bets on the romance. This Caribbean-style adaptation of “The Lit...
Blumenthal Performing Arts Center – Belk Theater
Charlotte, NC

Fri 11/15/19 at 8pm
Sat 11/16/19 at 2pm
Sat 11/16/19 at 8pm
Sun 11/17/19 at 1:30pm
Sun 11/17/19 at 7pm

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