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Old 07-28-2009, 10:31 AM
 
Location: Crown Town
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Ok, taking it back old school and doing just one thread for the whole month. Add what else you see…

AUGUST EVENTS & ACTIVITIES


SATURDAY, August 1
BEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL
Village Park Amphitheater, 700 W. C. St., Kannapolis, NC 28083
Website: City of Kannapolis**|**Home Page

SATURDAY, August 1
BON ODORI JAPANESE FESTIVAL
Wachovia Atrium-Plaza, 301 South Tryon St., 28202, 11:00a to 4:30p
Website: Bon Odori August 1 « Charlotte On The Cheap (http://www.charlotteonthecheap.com/?p=2226 - broken link)

SATURDAY, August 1
SUMMERFEST CONCERT 2009
BoJangles Coliseum - 2700 E Independence Blvd, 28205
Website: WPEG2-FM - Summerfest 2009 Splash

FRIDAY August 7
NODA GALLERY CRAWL
North Davidson at 36TH St, 28205
Website: NoDa Home - Charlotte's Historic Arts District

FRIDAY Aug 7, SATURDAY Aug 8, SUNDAY Aug 9
NWA WRESTLING LEGENDS FANFEST
Hilton University Place Hotel, 8629 J.M. Keynes Dr., 28262
Website: NWALegends.com - Celebrating Wrestling Tradition!

SATURDAY, August 8
CAROLINA PANTHERS FAN FEST
Bank of America Stadium 800 S. Mint Street, 28202
Website: Fan Fest

SATURDAY, August 8
PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL INVITATIONAL CRITERIUM – Uptown Charlotte
Website: Charlotte Criterium

SATURDAY, August 8
2009 COPA DE CALLE 3V3 SOCCER CHALLENGE & 2009 BEER OLYMPICS
Tyber Creek Pub, 1933 South Blvd, 28203
Website: Revolution Athletics Adult Soccer Tournaments (http://www.revolutiontournaments.org/custpage.php?cid=78 - broken link)

FRIDAY August 14
CARLOTAN ROCK FEST 2009
Skandalo’s, 5317 E. Independence Blvd, 28212
Website: Carlotan Rock Productions (http://www.carlotanrock.com/thefestival.php - broken link)

FRIDAY, August 14
MOVIES IN THE PARK
Freedom Park Amphitheater, 1900 East Boulevard, 28203, movie begins at sunset, FREE
Website: Watershed - Transit (http://www.watershedcharlotte.com/default.aspx?pageid=6257 - broken link)

FRIDAY August 14 and SATURDAY August 15
CHARLOTTE IRISH SUMMER FESTIVAL
Uptown Charlotte - Tryon Street between Fifth and Trade
Website: Charlotte Irish Summer Festival

SATURDAY August 15
WOODSTOCK TRIBUTE CONCERT & FESTIVAL
Symphony Park at SouthPark, 4400 Sharon Road, 28211, 1PM – 8PM
Website: The School of Rock 40th Anniversary WoodStock Tribute Charlotte

SATURDAY August 15
GATEWAY VILLAGE YMCA BOOK BASH
Gateway Village Promenade, 900 W.Trade Street, 28202, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website: YMCA of Greater Charlotte

SATURDAY August 15
FOR TEENS ONLY EXPO
Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S. College St, 28202, 8:30m – 7pm
Website: For Teens Only

SATURDAY August 15 & SUNDAY August 16
DIXIE GUN & KNIFE SHOW
Metrolina Expo, 7100 Statesville Road, 28269
Website: Dixie Gun and Knife Classic Gun Shows

SUNDAY August 16th
FESTIVAL CENTRO AMERICANO
Plaza Fiesta, 3700 Avenue of the Carolinas, Fort Mill, SC 29715
Website: Plaza Fiesta Carolinas - Home (http://www.plazafiestacarolinas.com/site/ - broken link)

SUNDAY, August 16
CONCERT ON THE GREEN
Davidson Village Green, Davidson, NC 28036
Website: Downtown Davidson, Inc. - A non-profit organization supporting Davidson, NC

SATURDAY, August 22
HUMMINGBIRD FESTIVAL
Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Rd, 28215
Website: Hummingbird Festival (http://www.charmeck.org/Departments/Park+and+Rec/_News/Jul/Hummingbird+Festival.htm - broken link)

SATURDAY, August 22
CELEBRATION OF LIFE, MUSIC & ART FESTIVAL
Independence Park, 300 Hawthorne LN, 28204, 11AM
Website: The Celebration of Life, Music & Art - Home

SATURDAY August 22
CRUISING DOWNTOWN CONCORD
Union Street, South and Market Streets, Downtown Concord, NC 28025, 3:30pm - 9:00pm
Website: Concord Downtown Development Corp :: Cruising Downtown Concord (http://www.concorddowntown.com/cruisingdc/index.html - broken link)

SATURDAY August 22 & SUNDAY August 23
CIVIL WAR INFANTRY WEEKEND
Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, 28078
Website: Historic Latta Plantation

FRIDAY August 28 & SATURDAY August 29
16TH FRANK LISKE PARK POWWOW
Frank Liske Park, 4001 Stough Road, Concord, NC 28025
Website: Frank Liske Park Pow Wow (http://www.frankliskepowwow.com/ - broken link)

FRIDAY August 28, SATURDAY August 29 & SUNDAY August 30
SOUTHERN IDEAL HOME SHOW
The Park (formerly Charlotte Merchandise Mart), 2500 E. Independence Blvd, 28205
Website: Southern Ideal Home Shows - Southern Ideal Home Show - Charlotte

SATURDAY August 29
BATTLE SLAM JAM 2009
Grayson Skate Park, 750 Beal St, 28211, 12pm-7pm
Website: BEAST Streetwear & Create Don't Hate presents Battle Slam Jam

SATURDAY August 29
CAROLINA PANTHERS vs. Baltimore Ravens
Bank of America Stadium 800 S. Mint Street, 28202, 7:30 PM EST
Website: The Official Site of the Carolina Panthers


ONGOING EVENTS:

EPICENTRE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Thursdays & Saturdays
210 E Trade St, 28202 - Free
Website: Pavilion at EpiCentre - Center City Charlotte's Premier Rooftop Venue

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Thursdays & Saturdays
US National White Water Center, 820 Hawfield Rd, NC 28214, 6PM-9PM
Website: US National Whitewater Center

THURSDAY NIGHT POOL PARTY
The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, 28277, 6PM
Website: Ballantyne Resort Hotel and Spa - Charlotte NC Luxury Hotel

CONCERT SERIES AT BIRKDALE VILLAGE – Fridays & Saturdays
16805 Birkdale Cmns Pkwy, Huntersville, NC 28078
Website: Welcome to Birkdale Village

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Fridays & Saturdays
Blakeney Village Green, Ardrey Kell & Rea Rd, 28277
Website: Blakeney Events (http://www.shopblakeney.com/go/mallEvents.cfm - broken link)

MUSIC AT THE FOUNTAIN at StoneCrest in Ballantyne – Fridays & Saturdays
Website: http://shopstonecrest.com/files/STC.09.MusicFlyerREV.ai.jpg (broken link)

ANCHOR BAR CRUISE – Saturdays
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, 17044 Kenton Dr, Cornelius, NC 28031, 10AM
Website: Kiss Anchor Bar | Charlotte, NC, 28203, Kiss 95.1 (http://kiss951.zipscene.com/events/view/1802999 - broken link)

MATTHEWS SUMMER CONCERT & MOVIE SERIES – Saturdays
Stumptown Park, 120 South Trade St, Matthews, NC 28105, 7PM
Website: Town of Matthews


PERFORMING ARTS & LIVE MUSIC VENUES:
North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center Home
Theatre Charlotte
Actor's Theatre Charlotte
Carolina Actors' Studio Theatre
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte | Quality Family Entertainment | Classes and Summer Camps
North Carolina Dance Theatre
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
CPCC Arts and Communications — Performing Arts
Welcome to the Davidson Community Players Online!
UNC Charlotte Performing Arts
Time Warner Cable Arena
Welcome to Bojangles' Coliseum
Ovens Auditorium :: Home
AMOSSOUTHEND.COM - Charlotte, NC - 704-377-6874
The Double Door Inn - Bringing Live Music to the Carolina since 1973
Neighborhood Theatre
www.theeveningmuse.com
Premier Live Music Club in Charlotte, NC - The Visulite Theatre - Home
Home Page
Snug Harbor . Rock & Roll . Charlotte . NC
Official Home of Tremont Music Hall (http://www.tremontmusichall.com/home.aspx - broken link)
NC Music Factory
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte Concert Tickets, Schedule, Information |Official Live Nation Site

EVENT LISTING SITES:
CharlotteCultureGuide.com: Art, Dance, Music, History and things to do in the Charlotte, North Carolina region!
Creative Loafing Charlotte | Home
Charlotte's Got A Lot - Official Charlotte NC Travel Resource
Charlotte On The Cheap
Charlotte's Leading Entertainment & News web site
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Old 07-28-2009, 12:11 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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CMPD Animal Care and Control will be holding an adoption day on Saturday, August 1, 2009 at South Park Mall. The hours will be from 10 am to 4 pm, and adoptable dogs and cats will be located in the Center Court.

Hope to see you there!
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Old 08-10-2009, 05:00 PM
 
Location: Crown Town
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Friday's in August
MOVIES UNDER THE STARS - Free
Symphony Park at SouthPark, 4400 Sharon Road, 28211
Pre-event activities go from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Movie begins @ dusk
More Info: Charlotte Event Detail - Charlotte's Got A Lot
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Old 08-11-2009, 05:50 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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2009 Animal Kneads Day
Sunday, August 23, 2009
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
6420 Rea Road (Shops at Piper Glen)

Come on out to Animal Kneads Day, a fundraiser for CMPD's Animal Care and Control. Your donation of $10.00 gets you a loaf of really great bread! The proceeds from this fundraiser benefit AC&C's public spay and neuter fund.

For more information, visit this Web site (http://www.charmeck.org/Departments/Animal+Control/AnimalKneadsDay2009.htm - broken link).

http://www.charmeck.org/NR/rdonlyres/eudnghowqwtvj4ake4aefxpocjetqbk7f2gdgy7ptme6fkdtnu c6ckgzjzjgt4b52dtelqmmxkwixo4up7hxpjfa4bd/GreatHarvestwebtile1.jpg (broken link)
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Old 08-13-2009, 02:57 PM
 
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PARTY WITH A PURPOSE FUNDRAISER EVENT--Saturday August 15, 2009
hosted by "20-Something Sophisticates of Charlotte"

Presto Grill
445 West Trade Street
Charlotte, NC
8pm-Midnight


Come join us as we host our 1st Annual "20-Something Sophisticates" Party with a purpose event. We are a new a social group in Charlotte made up of 20-Somethings who desire to give back to the community in which we live! This year we have chosen to help Thompson Child and Focus (formerly Thompson Children's Home) by hosting a fundraiser party that will take place at Presto's on Saturday Augsust 15, 8pm! All donations will go to benefit the children of Thompson's Child and Family Focus. This event is open to all men and women ages 21 and up!

Thompson's Child and Family Focus provides diverse services in treatment, education and care for children who are at risk for social and academic failure. Protection, strategic educational planning with a purpose for stabilizing family environments are the core values exhibited through the successful completion of transitioning to independence. Thompson's relies on donations of in-kind gifts and services. Volunteer opportunities are available throughout the year.

For more information about Thompson's Child and Family Focus log onto Thompson Child & Family Focus or by calling (704) 644-4403.


* NO COVER CHARGE
* SUGGESTED $5 donation benefiting Thompson's Child & Family Focus
* FREE PARKING (free parking in the Preferred lot adjacent to The Presto)
* Great Music
* Full menu available
* Raffle tickets for each donation made!
* Gift bags for the first 20 people

We will be raffling off prizes from Crave Dessert Bar, PRP Wine International, George Pappas Bowling, and many more!! You don't want to miss out on this opportunity to help a worthy cause here in Charotte.

So come out and join us as we relax, rekindle old connections, mingle, network, dance, laugh and party with a purpose!

For more info or questions please contact us at SophisticateDayParty@yahoo.com
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Old 08-13-2009, 04:13 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Neighborhood Theater is hosting an "Everything Doesn't Suck" party tomorrow night (Friday the 14th), with free food, cheap drinks, music, and lots of giveaways. Looks like a good time!

Everything Doesn't Suck! (http://www.neighborhoodtheatre.com/theatre/events/shows.asp?fshow=928 - broken link)
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Old 08-16-2009, 06:56 PM
 
Location: Crown Town
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Saturday, August 29
JAZZ IN THE PARK
Bailey Rd Park, Cornelius, NC 28031, 6:30 pm, Free!
Link: Jazz in the Park

Saturday, August 29
4th ANNUAL GRAPE STOMP FESTIVAL
Woodmill Winery, 1350 Woodmill Winery LN, Vale, NC 28168, 9am-4pm, Free Admission & Parking
Website: http://www.woodmillwinery.com/

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