Charlotte Culture Guide Friday

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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.

President James K. Polk Birthday Celebration
Join us for the James K. Polk Birthday Celebration. This living history program will bring back to life the Polk family of Mecklenburg County in November 1795, when James K. Polk was born.
Sat., Nov. 5 @ 10am
James K. Polk State Historic Site
FREE

Charlotte at War: How Charlotte Fared in America’s Wars
In honor of Veteran’s Day, popular history speaker David Erdman, a Charlotte lawyer, returns to The Duke Mansion for a fast-paced, picture-filled presentation on this hidden part of Charlotte’s history.
Sun., Nov. 6 @ 3pm
Duke Mansion
FREE

You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up
Created by Hollywood couple Annabelle Gurwitch (Dinner and a Movie, Fired!) and Jeff Kahn (The Ben Stiller Show, The 40-Year-Old Virgin), You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up! is a new comedy about love and marriage based on their real life romance and marriage of 15 years.
Fri., Nov. 4 – Sun., Nov. 6
Stage Door Theater

Innovative Works
Experience NC Dance Theatre in an all new way at the 200-seat, 701 N. Tryon Theater at the Company’s home in Uptown Charlotte. This intimate theater is the perfect venue for Innovative Works, giving audience members an up close and personal view of the dancers’ athleticism and passion.
Fri., Nov. 4 – Sat., Nov. 19
North Carolina Dance Theatre

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure
Winner of the 2007 Edgar Award for Best Mystery Play, Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure was adapted by Steven Dietz from the original 1899 play by William Gillette and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Fri., Nov. 4 – Sun., Nov. 6
Pease Auditorium

For the Love of Harlem
The musical, FOR THE LOVE OF HARLEM, written & scored by Jermaine Nakia Lee, is a musical sensation profiling the lives of some of the brightest artistic visionaries of the Harlem Renaissance from Langston Hughes to Alberta Hunter.
Fri., Nov. 4 – Sat., Nov. 12
Duke Energy Theatre

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
Making their first appearance at the McGlohon Theatre, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey is a band founded in Tulsa, Oklahoma consisting of Brian Haas on piano, Josh Raymer on drums, Chris Combs on lap steel, and Jeff Harshbarger on double bass.
Fri., Nov. 4 @ 8pm
McGlohon Theatre

 

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