Charlotte Culture Guide Friday

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TGIF! It’s Friday and soon you’ll be asking yourself, “what am I going to do this weekend?” Ask no more! Charlotte Culture Guide is your guide to weekend fun in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. Here is just a small sampling of all the great things there are to do in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County this weekend.

Paul Robeson
A powerful chronicle of the life of Paul Robeson, taking us from his childhood in New Jersey to his adult life around the world.
Fri., Aug. 26 – Sat., Sept.  19
Duke Energy Theatre

2011 Summer Concert Series
Grab your family and friends and join us for a summer night of great entertainment.
Fri., Aug. 26 & Sat., Aug. 27
Blakeney Village Green

Southpark Mall Movies Under The Stars
The FREE outdoor movie series will feature family-friendly films for everyone to enjoy. Family activities & live music by Mr. Nigel & Friends will start at 7pm for every event. Movies will begin at dusk. Don’t forget your lawn chairs or blankets!
Fri., Aug. 26 @ 7pm
Symphony Park at Southpark Mall

5th Annual Hummingbird Festival
For the fifth year in a row join us to celebrate the Ruby-throated hummingbird – one of the fastest and prettiest birds – at Reedy Creek Nature Center’s day long event.
Sat., Aug. 27 @ 10am
Reedy Creek Park

Celtic Festival
Celebrate the rich Celtic heritage in this region with a concert by renowned Loch Norman Pipe Band! Bring your own chairs, blankets, and picnic dinner and enjoy an evening of Scottish Highland Dancing, Piping, and Drumming.
Sat., Aug. 27 @ 5pm
Charlotte Museum of History
FREE (Suggested donation of $5)

Herptile Hunt
Interested in all things creepy and crawly? Do you love snakes, toads and lizards? Join a naturalist as we hunt for Herptiles (Reptiles and Amphibians) around the Nature Preserve.
Sun., Aug. 28 @ 1pm
Latta Plantation Nature Center

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
In 2004 they self-released their debut, Original Soul, receiving positive response and comparisons to artists like Norah Jones and early Bonnie Raitt.
Fri., Aug. 26 @ 8pm
The Fillmore

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