Category Archive: Entertainment

Belmont, NC

Belmont, one of the favorite small towns at Charlotte 100 Best, has garnered a lot of attention lately! With so much to offer, it is no wonder that Belmont keeps making the news. Featured in the February 2015 issue of Charlotte Magazine, this small town is drawing young families searching for a relaxed pace of life and an …

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Charlotte Summer Camps 2015

Although many of us are dreaming of snow days and ski resorts, it is already time to start planning summer activities for our children. The greater Charlotte area has so many wonderful camp opportunities available all summer long! No matter what your child is interested in, you are sure to find an engaging camp that …

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May Festivals

The school year is coming to a close, and festival season is kicking into high-gear! We’ve compiled a list of May festivals throughout the area, including some that are perfect for a day-trip out of Charlotte.      

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Kate’s Skating Rink

Looking for a fun activity for the kids this summer? Kate’s Skating Rink is a throw-back to roller-skating rinks of our own youth. In fact, the original location in Gastonia has been open since 1961. More than just a roller rink, Kate’s Skating Rink also has a play area, party room, game room, and pro …

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Concord Mills Mall

Concord Mills Mall is a large shopping and entertainment destination in Concord, NC. The mall serves the greater Charlotte metro area, and is full of over 200 retail, outlet and specialty stores. With over 100,000 square feet of fishing, hunting, camping and other outdoor gear, Bass Pro Shop Outdoor World has almost everything you need …

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Queen’s Feast – Charlotte Restaurant Week

Restaurant week is always one of my favorite annual events – no matter which city I’m in! I’ve attended restaurant week in Cincinnati, OH, Atlanta GA, and Dallas, TX. Each event has given me an opportunity to explore exciting restaurants and get to know my city better. Restaurant week is a fabulous way for new …

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Dandelion Market

Open 7 days a week, Dandelion Market in Uptown Charlotte is open daily for lunch and dinner, and serves a weekend brunch. Surrounded by exposed brick walls and dark wood flooring, you can’t help but be drawn into the cozy, pub-like atmosphere of Dandelion Market. The perfect place to meet friends for a tasty weekend …

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Blumenthal Performing Arts – Belk Theater

With many music, theater, dance and comedy opportunities, Blumenthal Performing Arts is host to six auditoriums in uptown Charlotte. Each of the six locations offers a different experience for the audience and performers – from Broadway musicals in the state-of-the-art Belk Theater to intimate plays at the Stage Door Theater, any resident of Charlotte is …

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US National Whitewater Center

Looking for the ultimate outdoor recreation? This is the spot! The US National Whitewater Center (USNWC) is full of outdoor activities that allow visitors to remain in their comfort zone or stretch to new horizons. And if you would rather watch than participate, no problem! Unlike traditional theme parks that force visitors to buy an …

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Fountains of Uptown Charlotte

Sometimes the best activities are the simplest. And even better than that – free! Take a stroll through uptown on South Tryon Street and you will quickly conclude that Charlotte has the most scenic Southern city center. The street is gorgeous. Trees line both sides, reminding you that you are in the South and shade …

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