Prizes may be claimed between the hours of 10am – 3pm, Monday through Friday, from the staff at the Circulation Desk.
There’s no shortage of entertainment this autumn so why not “fall” into something fun?
Music: Eric Church, Steve Forbert, Keb Mo, Joshua James, Charlotte Symphony: Ben Folds, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Kings of Leon, Young the Giant, Mike Epps, Christian Music Day, One Direction, Funk Fest, Christian Music Day, Parker Millsap, Brad Paisley, Weenie Roast, The Wood Brothers, Jazz at the Bechtler, Beethoven’s Eroica, Prince Royce, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Matisyahu, Rockin’ American Blues Revue, Tosco Music Party, Coheed and Cambria, Skid Row, Nora Jane Struthers and the Party Line, R5, Grouplove, Orpheus Supertones
Chews&Booze: Happy Hour at e2 Emeril’s Eatery, No Kid Hungry Charlotte, Competition Dining Series:Fire in the City, Oktoberfest, Taste of the Mint: Beyond Craft, Zipline&Dine, Daddy Daughter Date Night at Chima, Men’s Breakfast and Tour of the Billy Graham Library, Discovery Place: Science on the Rocks
For the kids: Scales and Tails, Dolphin Tale 2, Indian Fair, 101 Dalmatians, The Giver, Once Upon a Time…exploring the world of fairy tales, Read with Baron the Dog, Water for Wildlife, Alien Worlds and Androids at Discovery Place
Other fun happenings: Samaritan’s Feet Golf Tournament, Scarowinds, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, FREE Queen City Health and Wellness Expo, Purple Stride Charlotte, Thrive Yoga Festival, Over the Edge Charlotte, Charlotte Greek Picnic, Auto Fair, Opening Reception for CityLynx Gold Line Public Art Exhibit, Laca Projects, 17th Annual Moms@work Conference, Blend Conference, Queen City Gala, 2014 Women’s Inter-Cultural Exchange Conference & Luncheon, Opera Carolina’s Gala Benefit Concert, Queen City Bike Fest, Stiletto Sprint, HER HRC Yoga, Charlotte United Nations International Day of Peace
Don’t sweat it; the Charlotte Mecklenburg Parks and Recreation department has you covered. The Romare Bearden Park in uptown Charlotte will host the Bearden Birthday Bash over the Labor Day Weekend, Friday, August 29th – Sunday, August 31st, at the Park which is located at 300 S. Church Street.
The festival is in celebration of the park’s namesake, Romare Bearden’s birthday and to commemorate the park’s one year anniversary. There will be live bands Friday evening through Sunday afternoon and Saturday afternoon Radio Disney will be at the park to host children’s activities.
Make sure to bring your lawn chairs or blankets and feel free to bring food and drinks (no glass) for a fun family picnic.
For more questions or for a schedule of the weekend events check here.
If you are unable to attend the Bearden Birthday bash but would still like to check out this awesome park check out one of the events below.
Party in the Park Series: This is a series of weekly performances featuring fun and energetic bands each Wednesday from 5:30-9 pm with live music starting at 6 pm. Lawn chairs and picnics are welcome, food and beverage will be available for purchase. Please no glass containers.
Music Box Lunch Series: These are small informal musical presentations featuring local and regional talent performing, noon – 1:30 pm.
Bearden Music Series: Come out each month to enjoy your Saturday in the park with evenings of Cajun, Beach Music and more! Bring your lawn chair and picnic blankets to relax or dance the night away with some of the region’s most popular musicians. Outside food and pets are welcomed, please no alcohol or glass containers. Food and beverage will be available for purchase.
September 20 – Cajun
The 2014 fitness program provides high quality, full-service fitness programming, scheduling and support at Romare Bearden Park on a weekly basis. Programs include Yoga, Zumba and Boot Camp sessions. View the schedule. Classes are FREE until further notice. To register, click here and create an account.
The Charlotte Law Library is open on Sundays from 8 am – 11pm, and during midterms and final exams 8 am – midnight.
On Sundays, all the entrances to the building are locked. To get in, there is a reader on the wall outside the College Street entrance near the revolving doors. Swipe your card to get into the building.
To leave the building, there is a red button to push on the wall between the two doors on the College Street entrance/exit.
If someone has a problem getting into the building, there is a button to connect to security. These measures are for your safety.