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.
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 as they perform.
Fri., Nov. 18 – Sat., Nov. 19
North Carolina Dance Theatre
Architecture and Film Series
Developed in conjunction with the Charlotte chapter of the American Institute of Architects, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art’s new Architecture + Film series investigates themes in modern and contemporary architecture through the lens of film.
Fri., Nov. 18 @ 6pm
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
18th Annual Beaujolais Wine Festival
Join the Alliance Francaise de Charlotte and the Charlotte International Cabinet to celebrate “Les première vendanges”, or first grape harvest of the year! Enjoy great wines, french food, music, a raffle and silent auction.
Fri., Nov. 18 @ 6pm
Levine Museum of the New South
Charlotte Symphony Classics: Beethoven’s Fifth
Christopher Warren-Green conducts this concert of Beethoven and Bach, featuring symphony musicians Calin Lupanu, violin, Elizabeth Landon, flute, and Amy Orsinger Whitehead, flute. BEETHOVEN Egmont Overture BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5
Fri., Nov. 18 & Sat., Nov. 19
Abbey Road Live
Abbey Road LIVE! is not your typcial Beatle look-alike tribute act; don’t expect mop-top haircuts and vintage Rickenbacker guitars. Rather, this show is about bringing to life some of the more mature and complex Beatles material in a raw & spirited fashion, while remaining true to the original recordings.
Sat., Nov. 19 @ 9:15pm
Home, Sweet Home: A Thanksgiving Concert
The Festival Singers and friends present an uplifting blend of traditional folk, contemporary classical and inspirational songs of home and hearth as we celebrate the American spirit at our Thanksgiving concert.
Sat., Nov. 19 & Sun., Nov. 20
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
Get up close to a wild turkey! Learn all about this incredible bird and why Ben Franklin thought the turkey would make a great national symbol.
Sat., Nov. 19 @ 10am-1pm
Charlotte Nature Museum
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