Culture Feast Returns on September 8

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents and visitors can share a community table in streets of either uptown Charlotte or downtown Cornelius while enjoying arts and cultural performances at ASC’s Culture Feast.

The third annual event takes place simultaneously from 7-11 p.m. Sept. 8 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza (400 East Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.) and in downtown Cornelius (Catawba Avenue between Old Oak Street and Milling Way).

Tickets can be purchased at CarolinaTix.org starting July 10. Single tickets are $35; two tickets are $60 when using the promo code “CultureForAll”. Culture Feast is presented by Bank of America and is for ages 21 years and up.

Created in 2015, Culture Feast uses arts and culture to bring people together and build bridges across difference. Past performances featured Opera Carolina, Carolinas Latin Dance, Drums 4 Life, Carolina Voices, Nouveau Sud Project, Jazz Arts Initiative, A Sign of the Times and more.

“We have seen how people from different neighborhoods, backgrounds, socio-economic levels, race and ethnicities, talk and connect with each other through arts and cultural experiences as well as a wonderful meal during Culture Feast,” said ASC President Robert Bush. “In addition to the uptown Charlotte location that has drawn more than 500-plus people, I am excited another Culture Feast will be running simultaneously this year in the Town of Cornelius.”

We hope you will join us to experience a community table dinner, enjoy unique cultural happenings, and dance the night away with music from RevelWood Mission in Uptown Charlotte and the Lake Norman Big Band in downtown Cornelius. Drinks provided by Triple C Brewing and Shelton Vineyards.

Uptown Charlotte Menu

Iceberg, Romaine, Local Tomatoes, Bacon Crumbles | Baked Honey BBQ Chicken | Creamy Pimento Cheese Macaroni | Four Bean Savory Stew | Super Slaw – Broccoli, Beet and Kale | Jalapeño Corn Muffins | Individual Banana Pudding | Iced Tea and Water. Vegetarian meal includes the aforementioned items except the chicken.

Vegan meal: Hickory Spiced and Seared Tofu Skewer with Chimichurri | Summer Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille | Black Bean, Roasted Corn, Fresh Parsley and Pearl Couscous

Downtown Cornelius Menu

Spinach Salad with Honey Roasted Shallot Vinaigrette | Parmesan Crusted Chicken with sage butter cream sauce | Garlic Mashed Potatoes | Haricots Vert Green Beans | Rolls | Individual Éclair cakes | Iced Tea and Water. Vegetarian meal includes Eggplant Parmesan and the aforementioned items except the chicken.

Vegan meal: Spaghetti Squash with Pesto and Summer Vegetables

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