August Happenings


Looking for something fun to do before school starts?

Music: Bruno Mars, Matchbox Twenty & GooGoo Dolls, Kenny Chesney, Clint Black,  Ke$ha, American Idol Live!, Backstreet Boys, One Republic, Jars of Clay, Miranda Lambert, Umphrey’s McGee, Jimmy Eat World, Allman Brothers Band, R.Kelly, Garfunkel and Oates, Under the Sun Tour with Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Vertical Horizon, Fastball and Smashmouth, Carnival of Madness Tour with Shinedown, Papa Roach, and Skilllet, Dokken, Tift Merritt, Mandolin Orange, Skid Row, Slightly Stoopid and Atmosphere, Bodeans,USNWC River Jam

Performing Arts: The Lion King, I love Lucy live on stage, Dangerous Liasions (Click here to win 2 tickets from Charlotte On the Cheap), The Toxic Avenger, Macbeth, Elemeno Pea

Sports: Carolina Panthers Fan Fest, Charlotte Roller Girls

Festivals: Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade, Bon Odori - the 29th Japanese Dance Festival

For the kids: Suessical the Musical!, Pocket, American Girl Mini Camp, Dinosaurs Alive at Carowinds, End of Summer Jam at the Epicentre, The Great Cookie Crumble at 7th Street Market, Wild Edible and Medicinal Plant Hike, Nature Dogventure Hike, Homeschool Day at Discovery Place, Animalopolis in Imax, Little Women, Movies under the Stars at Symphony Park every Friday beginning at 7pm

For the foodies: Chow Down Uptown, Taste of the Mint

For laughs: Tom Arnold, Chris D’elia, Pauly Shore, Jon Reep, Rob Delaney

Other fun events: Metrolina Expo Marketplace, Romare Bearden Park Grand Opening,Southern Ideal Home Show, 25th Annual Great Gatsby Gala, free outdoor yoga in Midtown Park sponsored by Lululemon

~Jamie Sunnycalb~

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