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Art Talk
"Love and Gravity" Artist Talk Linda Luise Brown (Virtual)
Join us for a Facebook Live lecture featuring Linda Luise Brown and her exhibition in the Ross Gallery "Love & Gravity". This event will be broadcast live from the Ross Gallery on Central Campus. Linda is a local artist also represented by the Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art. @eldergalleryclt
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Art Talk
"Reconvene" Artist Talk By Keith Bryant
Join us for a Facebook Live lecture featuring local artist Keith Bryant. Streamed live from the Overcash Gallery, Mr. Bryant will discuss his exhibition "Reconvene."
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Benefit/Fundraiser
10th Annual Charlotte Coat Drive
This year more than ever, there are many people in Charlotte looking ahead to a cold winter without a coat. Make a difference in someone’s life by donating a coat during the 10th Annual Charlotte Coat Drive, presented by Charlotte Mechanical. 100% of donations go to the Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte. The goal is 6,000 coats! How? From Sept. 1 – Nov. 13, drop a new or gently used coat – adult or youth – at a barrel partner location. From churches to private and public businesses to first responders, there are 50+ locations across Charlotte. Find the one nearest you, or donate monetarily online, by visiting: https://bit.ly/CharlotteCoatDrive
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Folk Art/Crafts, Art Show, Jewelry/Gems, Painting
12/19 Primal Belmont Market
Market Days are BACK! Primal Brewery in Belmont will be hosting the Starving Artist Market CLT Artists and vendors outside, following all CDC mandates social distancing protocols. List of vendors will be posted soon.
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Children
12th Annual Bikers With Boxes
Load up your bike and share God’s love! Bring gift-filled shoeboxes for children in need to the 12th annual Bikers With Boxes charity event. Support the ministry of Samaritan’s Purse and ride to the Billy Graham Library for a day of fellowship, music, food, giveaways and much more—all to benefit Operation Christmas Child. Help us reach our goal of 6,500 shoeboxes. Ride alone, with your club, or meet up with a group coming from your region. •Gates open at 9:30 a.m. •Complimentary Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. While you’re here, come inside and retrace Billy Graham’s dynamic journey from humble farm boy to international ambassador of God’s love through fascinating exhibits. Visit his childhood home, browse our bookstore and enjoy a snack in the dairy bar. Come just as you are – but with boxes! For more information, please call 704-401-3200 or email LibraryEvents@bgea.org. For information on Operation Christmas Child and how to pack a shoe box, please visit: https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/
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Education, Community Event
12th Congressional District Military Service Academy Day
Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. invites the public to the 2020 Virtual Service Academy Day on Saturday, October 10 from 10a – 12 noon. This event offers a comprehensive overview of the U.S. Service Academies and provides students with information on how they can prepare for their nomination interviews. The program will feature representatives from the US Coast Guard Academy, Military Academy at West Point, Air Force Academy, Naval Academy and the Merchant Marine Academy.
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Halloween, For the Family, Fair/Festival, Community Event
2020 OktoberFEST
The (4th Annual) 2020 Queen City OktoberFEST is the biggest arts and crafts festival of the year. Homemade crafts and local vendors are the backbones of the community. There will be food, bounce house, kid activities, face painting, coupons, discounts, entertainment and more! Go-Karts, mini-golf, bumper boats, arcade games, and more create plenty of fun for the kids! This is home to the highly anticipated and annual "TRICK OR TREAT SAFELY CAMPAIGN". See below for a full list of activities. FACE MASK AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED! Free Tickets & Vendor Info - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-queen-city-oktoberfest-tickets-103943690376 Activities: Halloween Bake Sale Trick Or Treat Safely Kite Flying (Bring Your Own Kite) Family Costume Pics Go-Karts Rookie Go-Karts Mini Golf Bumper Boats Arcade Batting Cages (Baseball & Softball) Kiddie Rides
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Religious
20th Annual Young Life Golf Classic
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Community Event, Running, Benefit/Fundraiser
7th Annual South End Shuffle 5k & Mile Run
There is something for everyone at the South End Shuffle 5K & Mile Run, the event that has become a South End neighborhood tradition! The 5K starts and ends at Wooden Robot Brewery and heads into South End's scenic neighborhood streets. There is also a 1 Mile Run for those looking for a shorter distance. The South End Shuffle is presented by Skufca Law, Beacon Partners, and Wooden Robot Brewery, and offers a festival-like atmosphere with a post-race party with food, beer, and music. Participants will get an exclusive shirt, custom finisher's medal, a free beer (those over 21) or a free popsicle (those under 21). This event is benefiting The Purple Promise Foundation to End Melanoma and South End & Local Small Businesses affected by COVID-19.
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Play
A Christmas Story Presented by Davidson Community Players
Humorist Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in the Midwest in the 1940s follows nine-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself at Higbee's Department Store. The consistent response: "You'll shoot your eye out!" All the elements from the beloved motion picture are here, including the family's temperamental exploding furnace; Scut Farkas, the school bully; the Little Orphan Annie decoder pin; Ralphie's fantasy scenarios and more. SEE WEBSITE - DATES AND TIMES VARY Thursday, December 3 8pm Friday, December 4 8pm Saturday, December 5 8pm Sunday, December 6 2pm Thursday, December 10 8pm Friday, December 11 8pm Saturday, December 12 8pm Sunday, December 13 2pm Sunday, December 13 7pm Wednesday, December 16 8pm Thursday, December 17 8pm Friday, December 18 8pm Saturday, December 19 2pm Saturday, December 19 8pm Sunday, December 20 2pm Sunday, December 20 8pm
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