Experience the immersive world of bugs and their amazing abilities that inspire human innovation with larger-than-life bug models that guide you through hands-on activities and challenges. Explore four immersive chambers throughout the exhibition and get up close and personal with four insects and their amazing adaptations.
The next installation of this quarterly themed discussion series will feature chef, restaurateur and cookbook author Bruce Moffett, in a conversation moderated by local historian and foodie Dr. Tom Hanchett. Expect light bites and beer for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation.
The M.A. in Digital Communication is a 2.5-year online master’s program from UNC-Chapel Hill. Courses are designed for professionals’ ambitious schedules, and assignments can focus on real-world workplace topics. GRE waivers now available. Learn more in this online info session.
Kids can explore over 40 trucks and vehicles while Discovery Place Kids educators guide them through the science of trucks with hands-on, interactive STEM activities with circuits, gears and ramps. Food will be provided for a voluntary donation and all proceeds will go towards students in the CPCC transportation system technologies program to attend the SEMA Show.
Compete for a $1,000 grand prize as well as round-by-round prizes with proceeds benefitting Taylor Soloff Memorial Endowment. They’ll have live music from Operation Hotmother, Cousins Maine Lobster will be on-site and Resident Culture will have their usual top-notch roster of brews on draft.
Resident Culture Brewing Company / $100 for a team of up to 4 people / 6-9:30 p.m.
Join in for lunch (provided by Wake Forest) and a casual conversation to learn more about the #1 part-time MBA in North Carolina, being offered in the heart of Uptown Charlotte. If you have questions about the admissions process, curriculum and/or student life, this is a great opportunity to get answers in a one-on-one setting.
Wake Forest Charlotte Center - 200 N. College St, Suite 150 / Free, registration required / 12-1 p.m.
Science is shaken, not stirred, every third Friday of the month at Science on the Rocks. Each month features themed activities and a chance for adults age 21+ to explore the Museum after-hours. Science on the Rocks transforms each floor of the Museum with crazy activities, costume contests, bars and great tunes.
Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St. / $10 in advance | $12 at the door | add IMAX for $5 / 5-9 p.m.
Gather around the table with FEAST Food Tours and Charlotte’s culinary community. Savor food and drinks from a variety of locally owned and operated culinary hotspots, and connect with the chefs, restaurateurs and artisans who are defining the flavors of the Queen City.
Uptown, NoDa, South End and Plaza Midwood / $55-80 per person including food & beverage /
The NASCAR Hall of Fame wasn’t just built to be a museum. It was built to be a shrine to the history, heritage, and future of the beloved sport. You can see historic cars, ride the simulators and watch movies about racing history.
The Funny Bus is the most entertaining way to get to know the Queen City. The 90-minute tour puts a comedic spin on everything you need to know about Charlotte’s history and architecture. Best part? You can bring your own beer or wine.