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June Happenings

Month of June at the Beach

Music: Jazz Fest, Jazz at the Bechtler, Summer Pops Series, Nnenna Freelon & Branford Marsalis Benefit Concert, Stonecrest Summer Concert Series, Brad Paisley, Earth Wind and Fire, Big Boi, Beach House, Passion Pit, Heart, Grizzly Bear, Lord Huron, David Bryne and St.Vincent, New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees, Boyz II Men, Fleetwood Mac, Fall out Boy, Aaron Lewis, Gladys Knight and the O’Jays, Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band, Beatles Tribute Night, Chatham County Live, Rick Springfield

Performing Arts: Least Likely Friends, Hair, The Divine Sister, The Color Purple, Proof, Ruined, Dolly Parton’s 9-5: the musical, Catch me if you can, Charlotte Squawks Ninesense, Damn Yankees, The Pajama Game, Assassins, Taming of the Shrew

Art: Connectivity at the McColl Center for Visual Arts, Carolina’s Got Art

Bites and Brews: Taste of Charlotte, 3rd Annual Charlotte Fire Department Auxiliary pancake breakfast, Charlotte Brewers Festival, Pig Pickin’ and Cornhole Tournament , Celebrate Atherton Market’s 3rd anniversary, Fanta Festival, Juneteenth

Movies: Saturday Night Cine Club: All Together, Rem Koolhaus: a different kind of architect, Order in the Court: Seven Classic Courtroom Movies, Summer blockbusters: Man of Steel(June 14), Monsters University(June 21), World War Z(June 21)

Just for Laughs: John Caparulo, Tracy Morgan

Races: Color my Run, Tri Latta Triathlon, King Tiger 5k, Skirt Chaser 5k, Warrior Dash

For the kids: Animal Grossology at Discovery Place, pick your own strawberries, PLCMC summer reading program

Events outside of Charlotte: Salute! The North Carolina Wine Celebration in Winston-Salem, Carolina Beach Music Festival, Blue Ridge Barbecue and Music Festival

Don’t forget Father’s Day is June 16th!

~Jamie Sunnycalb~

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May Happenings

 Music: Crosby, Stills & Nash, Tim McGraw, Chris Botti, Carolina Rebellion, Imagine Dragons, Band of Horses, Paramore, Smashing Pumpkins, RiverJam at the US National Whitewater Center, Food Lion Speed Street with Sister Hazel and SWV, Sara Bareilles, Lyle Lovett

Food: Chow Down Uptown with area food trucks, Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival , Charlotte Italian Festival, 2nd Annual VegFest

Performing Arts: War Horse, Traces, Avenue Q

Festivals: The Patriot Festival Charlotte Asian Festival and Dragon Boat Festival, Buskapoolza Street Performance Festival, Spring Pottery Festival , Charlotte Shakespeare Festival , Fanta Festival , NC Brewers & Music Festival, BikeFest in Plaza Midwood

Walks/Runs: Memorial Day Trail Race, Krispy Freme Doughnut Dash, Zombie Run, Ramblin’ Rose, The Great Glow Run, AIDS Walk

Other eventsMeck Dec Day, New South for the new Southerner series at the Levine Museum of the New South, Coca-Cola 600, Metrolina Expo Marketplace, Charlie Murphy, Kevin James, Drew Carey

For the kids: Bye Bye Birdie, Family Day at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Free Comic Book Day, Movies in the Park

For the “furry” kids: Charlotte Pet Expo, Second Annual Cinco de Mayo Chihuahua Races

Don’t forget that Mother’s Day is Sunday May 12th! National Mom’s Nite Out at South Park mall, Mother’s Day at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Purses with a Purpose

Outside of Charlotte: South Carolina Strawberry Festival

~Jamie Sunnycalb~

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