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FEATURED EVENTS

Dates: 
07/03/2018
07/04/2018
Time: 
4:00 PM

Location:

Harrisburg Park
191 Sims Parkway
Harrisburg, NC, 28075
United States

Phone:

(704) 455-5614

Harrisburg July 4th Celebration (July 3 & 4)

Celebrating our Independence: Honoring Our Military and their Families
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Dates: 
06/22/2018

Location:

37 E Woodrow Avenue
Belmont, NC, 28012
United States

Phone:

704-825-3792
Time: 
6 pm - 10 pm

Belmont, NC Friday Night Live - The Entertainers

Do you live for the summer?! If yes, then you don’t want to miss this Friday Night Live Concert! The Entertainers were founded in 1980 and scored their first smash hit “Living For The Summer” that first year. Since then they have played at the finest clubs along the grand strand of Myrtle Beach, corporate conventions, weddings and festivals from Washington D.C. to Naples, Florida. Expect to hear a lot of R&B and Beach music along with current top hits, Rock & Roll Classics, and Country Music! Grab your lawn chairs and head on out to Main Street for a night of dancing under the stars!
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Dates: 
06/23/2018
Time: 
8:30 AM - 1 PM

Location:

Charlotte Motor Speedway
5555 Concord Pkwy
Concord, NC, 28027
United States

Insane Inflatable 5k-Charlotte

The Insane Inflatable 5K is coming to back to Charlotte! Get ready to experience the most fun, wild and insane obstacle run in the world. Get “pumped up” for a course filled with the world’s largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever produced. Here’s your chance to be a kid at heart, and insane by choice!
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Dates: 
06/25/2018
06/26/2018
06/27/2018

Location:

1658 Sterling Road
Charlotte, NC, 28209
United States

Phone:

704.372.6261
Time: 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Be a Museum Keeper Camp at Discovery Place Nature

Learn what it’s like to be a Museum keeper. Go behind the scenes observing and interacting with Museum staff and become honorary keepers through engaging in animal care, habitat investigation and nature interpretation. ADD-ON OPTION Extended Care is available from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 - 5:15 p.m. Add on to this Camp for $75 per week.
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Dates: 
07/25/2018

Location:

6500 S New Hope Rd
Belmont, NC, 28102
United States

Phone:

(704) 825-4490
Time: 
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Homeschool Day – Understanding Symbiotic Relationships

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden provides a wonderful living laboratory for meaningful, real-world explorations for your home-schooled students. Themed programming on the last Wednesday of every other month will include a variety of learning stations offering hands-on, guided discovery experiences with our knowledgeable instructional staff. Programs are offered 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. geared towards children in grades K-5. To register in advance, call 704-829-1270 or register online. There are many different types of relationships that exist in nature – some that are beneficial and others that are harmful. Learn about mutualism, commensalism and parasitism through the diversity of relationships that exist at the Garden. Games and activities will enhance a deeper understanding and respect for all creatures big and small. Please note, we ask that parents please stay with children during the homeschool day activities. Children may not be dropped off on their own.
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Dates: 
06/17/2018
06/18/2018
06/19/2018

Location:

3586 Horizons Way
Harrisonburg, VA, 22802
United States

Phone:

540-896-7600
Time: 
please see website for further details

Camp Horizon - Discover

Discover offers safety, confidence, and the promise of many fun-filled memories to our youngest campers, many of whom may be enjoying camp for the first time. The Discover program provides a nurturing environment in which campers feel comfortable and cared for while participating in a variety of camp activities with a close-knit cabin group that ensures lots of individual attention from counselors.
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Dates: 
06/17/2018
06/18/2018
06/19/2018

Location:

3586 Horizons Way
Harrisonburg, VA, 22802
United States

Phone:

540-896-7600
Time: 
please see website for further details

Camp Horizon - Journey

JOURNEY is designed to encourage campers ages 9-11 to spread their wings, discover new talents and meet new friends. JOURNEY campers can register for one- or two-week sessions (or more!).
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Dates: 
06/17/2018
06/18/2018
06/19/2018

Location:

3586 Horizons Way
Harrisonburg, VA, 22802
United States

Phone:

540-896-7600
Time: 
please see website for further details

Camp Discover

Discover offers safety, confidence, and the promise of many fun-filled memories to our youngest campers, many of whom may be enjoying camp for the first time. The Discover program provides a nurturing environment in which campers feel comfortable and cared for while participating in a variety of camp activities with a close-knit cabin group that ensures lots of individual attention from counselors.
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Dates: 
06/17/2018

Location:

1215 Thomas Ave
Charlotte, NC, 28205
United States

Phone:

(704) 376-6160
Time: 
all day

21st Juneteenth Festival of the Carolinas

A celebration of the freeing of the slaves and their legacy to future generations with food, music, dance, drumming, art, youth seminars and historical displays. For the past 20 years we have gathered together to commemorate the freeing of the slaves with a 4 day celebration of African American culture and history. The Juneteenth Festival of the Carolinas includes displays of art, history, crafts, exotic foods, drumming, music and international vendors. There are programs for families and youth seminars. Come join us as we promote unity, freedom and pride in the rich African American culture.
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Dates: 
06/23/2018
06/30/2018
07/07/2018

Organization:

Bush-N-Vine Farm

Location:

1650 Filbert Hwy
York, SC, 29745
United States

Phone:

(803) 684-2732
Time: 
10 am - 3 pm

"Slices of Summer" at Bush-N-Vine Farm

Come join us on Saturdays during the summer from 10 am - 3 pm for "Slices of Summer." It's a free event for you to sample yummy fruits we grow such as peaches, cantaloupes, and watermelon. Come relax, spend time outdoors, and enjoy a tasty snack!
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Dates: 
06/18/2018
06/19/2018
06/20/2018
Time: 
9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Location:

Mint Museum - Randolph
2730 RANDOLPH ROAD
CHARLOTTE, NC, 28207
United States

Phone:

(704) 337-2000

Mint Summer Art Camps- Ages 8-11

Kick off the morning with Drawing & 2D Arts!
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Dates: 
06/22/2018
06/23/2018
06/24/2018
Time: 
time vary

Location:

Ovens Auditorium
2700 E Independence Blvd
Charlotte, NC, 28205
United States

Phone:

763-324-7889

Paw Patrol Live!: The Great Pirate Adventure

All paws on deck! Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group present PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure,” an all-new action-packed, music-filled production based on the top-rated animated preschool series PAW Patrol produced by Spin Master Entertainment. The new live stage show, which follows the heroic pups as they embark on a pirate-themed adventure to uncover hidden treasure, will visit Ovens Auditorium June 22-24, 2018.
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Dates: 
06/18/2018
06/19/2018
06/20/2018

Location:

1658 Sterling Road
Charlotte, NC, 28209
United States

Phone:

704.372.6261
Time: 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Leaping Lizards & Slithering Snakes

Learn all about reptiles and amphibians through outdoor investigation, hands-on activities and close encounters of the scaly kind!
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Dates: 
06/17/2018

Organization:

NASCAR Hall of Fame

Location:

400 E Martin Luther King Blvd
Charlotte, NC, 28215
United States

Phone:

704-654-4400
Time: 
10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

FATHER'S DAY BRUNCH at NASCAR Hall of Fame

CELEBRATE DAD WITH AN ALL-INCLUSIVE BRUNCH AND FIRST LOOK OF THE NASCAR HALL OF FAME’S NEXT EXHIBIT
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Dates: 
06/17/2018
06/18/2018
06/19/2018

Location:

3586 Horizons Way
Harrisonburg, VA, 22802
United States

Phone:

540-896-7600
Time: 
please see website for further details

Camp Horizons - Explore

EXPLORER camp is designed to give older campers a chance to build the summer of their dreams. Mountain biking? Sure. Kayaking, photography, AND horseback riding? Absolutely.
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Dates: 
06/18/2018
06/19/2018
06/20/2018

Location:

300 E. Seventh St
Charlotte, NC, 28208
United States

Phone:

704-973-2828
Time: 
see website for details

2018 Summer Camps at The Children's Theatre of Charlotte

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte’s award-winning summer camps offer experiences for students ages 3 to 18 in a fun, interactive environment. Professional teaching artists lead campers in acting, singing, dancing, and art activities.
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Dates: 
06/25/2018
06/26/2018
06/27/2018
Time: 
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Location:

Mint Museum - Randolph
2730 RANDOLPH ROAD
CHARLOTTE, NC, 28207
United States

Phone:

(704) 337-2000

Mint Summer Art Camps- Ages 12-15

Begin the day with Crafts & 3D Arts, exploring sculpture, jewelry, textile art, and design challenges. In the afternoon, dive into Drawing & 2D Arts.
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Dates: 
06/18/2018
06/19/2018
06/20/2018

Location:

1658 Sterling Road
Charlotte, NC, 28209
United States

Phone:

704.372.6261
Time: 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Curious About Critters

Have close encounters with backyard buddies and learn more about the animals that live in and around Charlotte.
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Dates: 
06/18/2018
06/19/2018
06/20/2018

Location:

1658 Sterling Road
Charlotte, NC, 28209
United States

Phone:

704.372.6261
Time: 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Environmental Investigators

Become a detective on the search for native plants and animals as you track critters moving through the Museum’s natural areas.
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Dates: 
06/17/2018
06/24/2018
07/01/2018

Organization:

Fourth Ward Park

Location:

301 N Poplar St
Charlotte, NC, 28202
United States

Phone:

704-432-4280
Time: 
4 pm - 6 pm

Picnic in the Park: summer concert series in Fourth Ward Park- Charlotte

Fourth Ward Park, 301 North Poplar Street, will be again host a summer concert series, Picnic in the Park, which will run on Sundays from June 3th until August 26th, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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Dates: 
06/18/2018
06/19/2018
06/20/2018

Organization:

Camp Cannon

Location:

5801 Poplar Tent Road
Concord, NC, 28027
United States

Phone:

704-721-7198
Time: 
please see website for further details

Camp Cannon

At Camp Cannon, we specialize in weekly enrichment sessions focused on The Arts & Academics, College Prep, SciTech, and Sports for students from ages 3 to 18. Campers learn while having fun on our 65-acre campus which includes state-of-the-art classroom facilities and performing arts center, two gymnasiums, a dance studio, a strength and conditioning center, athletic fields, track, tennis courts, and wooded wetlands.
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Dates: 
06/17/2018

Location:

6211 Sample Rd.
Huntersville, NC, 28078
United States

Phone:

(980) 314-1129
Time: 
1 pm - 4:30 pm

Dad's Day Out Family Scavenger Hunt at Latta Plantation Nature Preserve

Celebrate the father figure in your life, or just have a fun family adventure together, by spending some time in the great outdoors this Father's Day. In this family friendly program, you'll search for clues and be rewarded with adventure at every turn! Stop by the nature center for your first clue any time between 1 pm and 2 pm, then spend the afternoon exploring the preserve on your scavenger hunt. Return to the nature center after you've completed your scavenger hunt any time before 4:30 pm for a surprise!
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Dates: 
07/07/2018
08/11/2018
09/08/2018
Time: 
8 pm* Times may vary depending on when the sun goes down and it is dark enough to start the movie.

Location:

Stowe Park, Belmont, NC
24 S Main St.
Belmont, NC, 28012
United States

Phone:

(704) 825-8191

Movies in the Park- Belmont, NC

Grab your blankets and low back chairs for a fun-filled night the whole family will enjoy! Concessions (candy, popcorn, and drinks) will be available in the Gazebo and all proceeds will go towards the City of Belmont's Parks and Recreation programs!
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Dates: 
06/18/2018
06/19/2018
06/20/2018

Location:

301 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC, 28202
United States

Phone:

704.372.6261
Time: 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Blast Off

Start your day practicing stomp rocket launches and find out what it’s like to be in space.
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Dates: 
06/23/2018
Time: 
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Location:

THE CAROLE HOEFENER CENTER
615 East 6th Street
Charlotte, NC, 28202
United States

2018 Queen City Hair & Fashion Festival

The 2018 Queen City Hair & Fashion Festival will feature 40 vendors with the latest hair products, fashion, and accessories. There will be a live fashion show, entertainment, food, Free giveaways, discounts, and coupons for attendees. This is a FAMILY FRIENDLY FREE event!
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Dates: 
06/30/2018
07/01/2018

Organization:

Fort Dobbs

Location:

438 Fort Dobbs Rd
Statesville, NC, 28625
United States

Phone:

704-873-5882
Time: 
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm; Sunday 10 am - 3 pm

MILITIA MUSTER at Fort Dobbs

All males ages 16-60 were required by law to serve in North Carolina’s militia during the French and Indian War. These civilians would gather at appointed times during the year to practice military drill and could be used to quickly form an army for defense at times of invasion. Historic interpreters representing the Rowan County militia will offer on-going displays of military camp life, as well as featured musket and cannon firing demonstrations.
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