Fashion and style lovers do not want to miss this exhibit on display now through next spring. Expect to be immersed in a dynamic and diverse dress tradition and explore increasingly interconnected fashion worlds that it inhabits.
Whether leading groups of people or working as an individual contributor, one of the greatest professional challenges for many professionals is struggling with conflict. This program focuses on the value of conflict, and how we can negotiate our way through a wide variety of situations when goals or priorities are not entirely aligned.
Wake Forest University Charlotte Center / $3,600 / Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m.
Monica is ready to say goodbye. Rex is preparing for a reunion. Emily is seeking forgiveness. And Rene is hoping to provide answers that lie beyond this world. The Great Beyond is a heartbreaking paranormal comedy about family, loss, and forgiveness.
Taste your way through some of Charlotte’s most exquisite private homes with food, music and spirits. Tour-goers will enjoy small plates from Charlotte’s most celebrated chefs, sample creative cocktails, hear live music from the award-winning Charlotte Symphony Youth Orchestra and tour a carefully-curated selection of the city’s most beautiful private homes.
Eastover, Myers Park, Elizabeth & SouthPark / $25-$30 / Fri: 6-9 p.m. & Sat: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Join Hop Culture Magazine for an afternoon of basketball and beer with unlimited pours from some of the country’s best breweries, as well as screenings of March Madness games, and merch and glassware from designer Sam Taylor. Feel free to come supporting your favorite college basketball team.
Resident Culture Brewing Company / $20-$85 / 12-4 p.m.
Hear from Bryn Chancellor herself about her award-winning novel Sycamore (chosen in 2017 for Oprah’s “O’s Top 20 Books to Read This Summer” and optioned for television) which transports you to a small town where a corpse of a missing teenage girl has been accidentally uncovered and leads the entire town to reflect on the victim and themselves, dredging up old memories and old hurts.
SOCO Gallery presents an exhibition of new works by Georgia-based painter Holly Coulis. Coulis’s gouaches and oil paintings are iconic interpretations of traditional still lifes. The artist creates playful compositions that incorporate multiple points of view and complicate preconceived notions of space and transparency. Wednesday, March 27 is the Opening Reception and Thursday, March 28 is the Artist Walkthrough.
The tidying trend is on the rise, and while it may seem overwhelming, it’s a process that anyone can achieve with a little guidance. This class will help remove the intimidation of decluttering by providing tips, tools and mindsets to move toward the implementation of this life-changing process. You’ll learn about what decluttering is, how to approach and move through the process, and what to do with the clutter once you’ve decided to let it go.
American Tire Distributors is excited to sponsor #ReinventTheWheel – a 24-hour data hackathon challenging 20 teams of the sharpest data science minds to solve a real-world problem and transform the tire industry (think Shark Tank for hackers).
Centerstage in NoDa / Free / 5 p.m. on March 29 – 9 p.m. March 30
The annual Red Ventures 5K is back and bigger than ever with an all-new race course through the trails on campus and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Girls on the Run and Let Me Run – two awesome nonprofit organizations that help develop young men and women through the power of running. Plus, prizes for men’s and women’s 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers and a special award for the top fundraiser.
For more than 50 years, the Come-See-Me Festival has served as Rock Hill’s annual salute to spring featuring nearly 80 events and activities plus beautiful gardens, friendly folks, and plenty of festival fun like a parade, live music, food trucks, fireworks, a barbecue cook-off and entertainment for all ages.
Rock Hill, SC / Free (for most events) / See full schedule
Shop Wing Haven’s wide variety of plants, trees and shrubs assisted by their expert garden volunteers. All proceeds benefit Wing Haven gardens, programs and educational outreach. Also, enjoy the Nursery Shop with arts and related merchandise and stroll the 3+ acres of Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary before or after you purchase and plan for your dream garden.
Enjoy a full live Grateful Dead set by Josh Daniel’s Grateful Band with tie-dye goodies from their very own ShamWattsOne. Food trucks will be from 5-9 p.m. and include The Dumpling Lady, TIN Kitchen, Strudelteig Food Truck, Streamline Kitchen, Thebodegafoodtruck and LiL’ Dunkers Mini Donuts. The concert runs from 7-10 p.m and is free and open to the public.
Resident Culture Brewing Company / Free / 5-11 p.m.
Enjoy some of the best craft beverages in the Carolinas from breweries like Wicked Weed, Green Man, Foothills and more plus live music from The Smokin’ J’s and The Shana Blake Band by beautiful Winthrop Lake. Snag a VIP ticket for exclusive access to the VIP Sampling Garden with unlimited tastings or you can buy beer and wine in the general admission area for $5 each. Please no coolers or pets.
Winthrop Lake - 1160 Eden Terrace, Rock Hill 29733 / $30-$40 / 2-7 p.m.
Lace up for a Fun Run, 5K or 10K with gift cards awarded to overall male and female winners in two age categories. The Fun Run is free, no registration required and open to strollers. Both 5K and 10K courses are USATF, require registration and for participants 21 and over, enjoy a complimentary beer (or soft drink) and pizza after the race. Runners are asked to bring a pair of old athletic shoes to be recycled.
Winthrop Coliseum - 1162 Eden Terrace Rock, Hill 29733 / $30-$55 / 7:30 a.m.
The Blue Jean Bash celebrates Habitat Charlotte’s accomplishments over the past year and raises funds to increase affordable homeownership in our community. Join friends for dinner, dancing, and an exciting live auction. Last year’s bash raised $325,000, helping Habitat serve 119 families in Charlotte.
Join Ted Frank, MD, heart failure/transplant cardiologist, as he runs the distance for heart transplant patients at Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute. The Heart Transplant Run is both a virtual fundraising event and a marathon—open to all skill levels and with no running distance requirement. 100% of funds raised through the Heart Transplant Run will support Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute transplant patients with special healthcare and related needs.
Back for the 5th year, this epic bottle share raises money for Make-A-Wish Central & Western North Carolina. This year, the fundraising goal is $50,000 which is enough to 100% fund over 8 wishes for kids who need a little hope, strength and joy as they battle their conditions.
Resident Culture Brewing Company / Free / 12-4 p.m.
Piedmont Culinary Guild is partnering with CPCC’s Sensoria Arts and Literature Celebration for a very special Food & Wine Festival featuring 15 of Charlotte’s finest chefs providing locally-sourced dishes paired with a North Carolina wine. International wines will also be available for sampling, along with wine education classes featuring Riedel glassware.
Philip L. Van Every Culinary Arts Building - 425 N Kings Drive / $65 / 12-4 p.m.
Spread a blanket and enjoy a relaxing evening outside with family and friends for a free community picnic that celebrates local food and the importance of conservation complete with local beer and wine, live music and family-friendly activities. Bring your own food or purchase a picnic basket curated by local restaurants with 100% of the proceeds to benefit Catawba Lands Conservancy and Carolina Thread Trail.
Mint Museum Randolph / Free admission / 6-8:30 p.m.
Celebrate spring, music, beer drinking weather and great beer! Expect live music and performances on two stages by local, regional and national talent including Of Good Nature, Zach Deputy, Falconheart and more plus indoor and outdoor beer and cider stations, Prosecco-Pops, Frosé and limited edition T-shirts and koozies.
Learn how to conserve and harvest water using a rain barrel. In this workshop (friendly for all ages), you will discover the importance of water conservation and explore ways to prevent water pollution through hands-on activities and story time.
Join an incredible group of cyclists traveling more than 180 miles on a three-day journey that raises funds exclusively to benefit the Adaptive Sports & Adventures Program at Carolinas Rehabilitation. The Adaptive Sports & Adventures Program provides competitive and recreational adaptive sports opportunities for individuals of all ages with physical disabilities.
Charlotte, NC to North Myrtle Beach, SC / $100 registration fee / TBD
Spring Workswill show the beauty and power of our artists through British choreographer David Dawson’s Opus 11, a new commission by acclaimed choreographer Helen Pickett and, returning to the stage after resounding success and powerful audience response, Johan Inger’s stylistic game-changer Walking Mad.