Happy Friday Charlotte! In just a few hours many of you will have 48 hours to do whatever you want! And you’re in luck, Charlotte Culture Guide can answer that nagging question, “what am I going to do this weekend?” Here is just a small sampling of all the great things there are to do in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County this weekend.
Sunday Fun Days: Day of the Dad
Explore your creative side at the Duct Tape Sculpture Challenge, visit Attitude and Alchemy: The Metalwork of Gary Noffke on a family tour, and explore actions and reactions with Discovery Place specialists at the Super Cool Science booth!
Sun., June 19 @ 1pm
Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts
An Evening with Delfeayo Marsalis
Internationally acclaimed trombonist, composer, producer, and 2011 NEA Jazz Masters Award recipient Delfeayo Marsalis brings the “swing” to Charlotte, NC for a one-night jazz concert event.
Sun., June 19 @ 7:30pm
2011 Summer Pop Series
Pack a picnic and join the Charlotte Symphony for a wonderful evening of music under the stars.
Sat., June 18 & Sun., June 19
Symphony Park at Southpark Mall
The piece is a powerful portrait of life in turn-of-the-century America, exploring the poignant emotional issues of immigration, racism, politics and social upheaval and family ties that are still relevant today.
Thur., June 16 – Sat., June 25
Duke Family Performance Hall
SIMPLIFIED has been hailed as one of music’s most interesting and, ironically, most complex bands on the circuit today.
Sat., June 18 @ 7:30pm
It’s a sorry situation in an isolated trailer home in the desert of Boron, California. This black comedy asks: Is there a substitute for the love of another human being, and if so, what is the price exacted?
Carolina Actors Studio Theatre
Thurs., June 16 – Sat., July 16
Mountain Island Lake Kayak Tour
Learn the basics of flat water kayaking as we paddle along the shoreline and explore the lake. All equipment provided. Please bring water and snacks. All programs require pre-registration unless otherwise noted. For more information or to register call Latta Plantation Nature Center at 704.875.1391.
Sat., June 19 @ 9am
Latta Plantation Nature Center and Preserve
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