Consider May to be music to your ears as several musical acts take center stage this month.
Food Lion Speed Street and NC Brewers and Music Festival are two not-t0-be-missed events.
Billy Currington, The Life Story of Rick James, Styx REO Speedwagon & Ted Nugent, Jane’s Addiction, Dave Matthews Band, Rise Against, Drake, New Edition, Esperanza Spalding, Eric Hutchinson, Ingrid Michaelson, Mayer Hawthorne, Collective Soul, Neon Trees, Blake Shelton
Performing Arts: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Rhinoceros for the kids
Cultural Events: Dragon Boat Festival
Sports: Knights Baseball
Walkathons: Arthritis Walk , Walk for Lupus, Free to Breathe
For Mother’s Day this year, treat Mom with a visit to Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden for Mother’s Day in the Garden , or a Mother and Daughter Cooking Class, or a Mom’s Nite Out at South Park Mall, and even Purses with a Purpose (purchase $50 designer purses benefitting the American Cancer Society)
May is National Bike Month: Cycle Charlote, Plaza Midwood Bike Fest
Bring Fido to join other pet lovers at the Humane Society of Charlotte’s Pet Palooza (You may even spot a local celeb with their pooch) and Pet Expo
Other fun things to do: Clean and Green Festival, Microbrews Cruise at the US National Whitewater Center