Charlotte Culture Guide Friday

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

TGIF! A long weekend awaits and that means more time to do and see all the great things Charlotte and Mecklenburg County have to offer. Here is just a small sampling of all the great events this weekend.

Originally produced on Broadway in 1988, this Tony®-nominated cult rock musical explores the classic themes of love, loss and betrayal.
Fri., May 27 – Sun., June 11
Duke Energy Theatre

There’s no better way to introduce your family to the wonders of live theater than with the magic, the mystery, the memory of CATS.
Fri., May 27 – Sun., May 29
Belk Theater

Food Lion Speed Street
Bringing together cars, stars and guitars in Uptown Charlotte; Food Lion Speed Street is the perfect event for families, music fans, race fans, and more!
Fri., May 27 & Sat., May 28
Uptown Charlotte

Rory Block
Heralded as “a living landmark,” “a national treasure,” and “one of the greatest living acoustic blues artists,” Rory Block has committed her life and her career to preserving the Delta blues tradition and bringing it to life for 21st century audiences.
Fri., May 27 @ 8pm
The Evening Muse

Memorial Day Celebration
Join the US National Whitewater Center in celebrating the Memorial Day weekend with a free concert at the featuring Trampled by Turtles, The Apache Relay and American Aquarium, and stunning fireworks display over our river.
Sun., May 29 @ 3pm
U.S. National Whitewater Center

Living History Fundraiser
Support Historic Latta Plantation’s living history efforts at this living history extravaganza! All proceeds benefit the historic site and enable Latta to continue educational programming for all ages.
Sat., May 28 & Sun., May 29
Historic Latta Plantation

The Nikki Glaser Comedy Show
Nikki Glaser started performing stand-up comedy when she was 18 and still attending college at the University of Kansas. Two years later, she auditioned for the fourth season of LAST COMIC STANDING and was advanced to the semi-finals.
Fri., May 28 @ 8:30pm
Courtyard Hooligans

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