November Happenings


A cornucopia of fun awaits you in November. From overindulging on all things turkey to feasting on the second installment of the Hunger Games movie, this month is stuffed with fun things to do!

Seasonal Fun: Thanksgiving Day Parade , Gobblefest at the Harris YMCA, Turkey Trot, Turkey Dash, Turkey Talk, Thanksgiving Crafts

Music/Performing Arts: Live and Let Die:Paul McCartney Tribute, Drake, Miguel, The Eagles, MattyB, Cyndi Lauper, Jim Brickman, Charlotte Symphony Pops: The Midtown Men-4 Stars from the Original Jersey Boys, The Sphinx Virtuosi,Venus in Fur, Sleeping Beauty, Celtic Thunder Mythology, Forbidden Broadway, The Newport Effect, Irish Tenors, Joe Bonamassa, Adventure in Space, Rusted Root, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Steep Canyon Rangers, Jim Avett (father of the Avett Brothers), Huey Mack, Taking Back Sunday, Ben Bridwell, Tim Kasher, David Ramirez, Hanson

NoDa Fall Musicfest

Chews&Booze: Dining with Friends, Totally 80’s Murder Mystery Dinner, 2nd Annual SausageFest, Halfway to Cinco de Mayo at Vida Cantina, Zipline&Dine

For the film buffs: Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Book Thief, Thor: The Dark World

For laughs: Chris Tucker, Carlos Mencina, Almost Homeless Comedy Tour, Pam Ann Cockpit Tour, John Oliver, Bobby Lee

For the kids: Reedy Creek Eco Race, Billy Jonas, Miracle on 34th Street, Hansel&Gretel, Willy Wonka, Zootastic Park, Narnia, Family Day at the Bechtler Museum, Adventures in Outer Space, Kids can try hockey for free

For the four-legged kids: FidoFest

Races: Tough Mudder, Thunder Road, Cure Search Walk, Light the Night Walk, 2nd Annual Charlotte Checkers 5k, St.Jude Give thanks Walk

Other fun events:

Charlotte International Auto Show, Fall Ball,Southern Christmas Show, Brides Against Breast Cancer Charity Gown Sale and Expo,Henry Frye, NC’s first African American Chief Justice , Renaissance Festival , ScanFest, Holiday Books and Coffee presented by the Friends of the Library at Queens

Of particular interest this month is the Levine Museum’s New South for the New Southerner series highlighting public art around town. Your $12 admission includes a buffet dinner from Mert’s.

  Gobble gobble, ya’ll!

~Jamie Sunnycalb~

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