Marvel at the hundreds of pieces making up dozens of vibrant sculptures by Seattle-based artist Jason Gamrath including towering 10-foot orchids, vivid pitcher plants, energetic Venus flytraps and more. By day explore the Garden and glass sculpture, while by night (Thursdays-Sundays) enjoy the illuminated sculptures and listen to live music (with a beverage) in the Beer Garden.
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden / $7.95-$14.95 (Free under 2) / Daily: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. & Nights Thu-Sun: 6-10 p.m.
The exhibition will feature more than 150 of DiTerlizzi’s original works, as well as highlighting the early years of his career as a designer for Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering. On view will be works of art from The Spider & The Fly, Kenny and the Dragon, the WondLa trilogy, and The Spiderwick Chronicles.
Mint Museum Randolph / $0-$15 museum admission / Museum hours
Group summer exhibition “Faces in the Crowd”, curated by Jen Sudul Edwards, Ph.D., depicts images of the individual in context of larger groups and the society to which they belong – whether an abstract painting, a figurative drawing, or a photograph. Be there for the opening on Wednesday, June 26 from 6-8 p.m. and then walk-through with the curator on Thursday at 11 a.m.
Crass, campy and cannibalistic, expect a laugh-out-loud naughty satire of the Oscar Award-winning film, The Silence of the Lambs. Rookie FBI agent Clarice Starling matches wits with the brilliant but insane psychiatrist, Dr. Hannibal Lecter in order to catch the notorious serial killer, Buffalo Bill. Pro-tip: This show is not recommended for anyone under the age of 16 or those who are easily offended.
Actor's Theatre of Charlotte - 2132 Radcliffe Ave / $15-$50 / 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. (depending on day)
Enjoy the opening reception of TERRAIN, a group exhibition featuring landscape artists including Stuart Coleman Budd, Sarah Gayle Carter, Bethanne Kinsella Cople, Millie Gosch, Sandy Ostrau, Robert Roth, Charlotte Terrell and Sally Veach.
Anne Neilson Fine Art - 532 Governor Morrison St / Free / 6-8 p.m.
It’s the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway and Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger, but Mayor Goodway is nowhere to be found. PAW Patrol Race to the Rescue! Ryder summons Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Rocky, Zuma and Everest to rescue Mayor Goodway and to run the race in her place.
Aladdin is brought to thrilling theatrical life in this bold new musical that will sweep you into an exotic world full of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance. It’s an unforgettable experience that includes all the cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning score and more written especially for the stage.
Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center / $30+ / Varies by performance
Sample rosé wines and enjoy music from harpist Marianna Adelman in Wing Haven’s beautiful Rose Garden. Wine notes provided by oenophile Josh Villapando and the knowledgeable staff of Assorted Table Wine Shoppe. Light hor d’oeuvres included.
Mingle at a pre-concert soiree and upon entering the main concert hall, guests will be treated to Maestro Jason Ikeem Rodgers leading the orchestra through a crazy, sexy, and cool night of 90’s R&B and Hip-Hop classics.
Join Mickey Mouse and his friends at Disney On Ice presents Mickeys Search Party a brand-new adventure filled with world-class skating high-flying acrobatics and unexpected stunts complete with all your favorite Disney star characters.