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August Happenings

Looking for something fun to do before school starts?

Music: Bruno Mars, Matchbox Twenty & GooGoo Dolls, Kenny Chesney, Clint Black,  Ke$ha, American Idol Live!, Backstreet Boys, One Republic, Jars of Clay, Miranda Lambert, Umphrey’s McGee, Jimmy Eat World, Allman Brothers Band, R.Kelly, Garfunkel and Oates, Under the Sun Tour with Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Vertical Horizon, Fastball and Smashmouth, Carnival of Madness Tour with Shinedown, Papa Roach, and Skilllet, Dokken, Tift Merritt, Mandolin Orange, Skid Row, Slightly Stoopid and Atmosphere, Bodeans,USNWC River Jam

Performing Arts: The Lion King, I love Lucy live on stage, Dangerous Liasions (Click here to win 2 tickets from Charlotte On the Cheap), The Toxic Avenger, Macbeth, Elemeno Pea

Sports: Carolina Panthers Fan Fest, Charlotte Roller Girls

Festivals: Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade, Bon Odori – the 29th Japanese Dance Festival

For the kids: Suessical the Musical!, Pocket, American Girl Mini Camp, Dinosaurs Alive at Carowinds, End of Summer Jam at the Epicentre, The Great Cookie Crumble at 7th Street Market, Wild Edible and Medicinal Plant Hike, Nature Dogventure Hike, Homeschool Day at Discovery Place, Animalopolis in Imax, Little Women, Movies under the Stars at Symphony Park every Friday beginning at 7pm

For the foodies: Chow Down Uptown, Taste of the Mint

For laughs: Tom Arnold, Chris D’elia, Pauly Shore, Jon Reep, Rob Delaney

Other fun events: Metrolina Expo Marketplace, Romare Bearden Park Grand Opening,Southern Ideal Home Show, 25th Annual Great Gatsby Gala, free outdoor yoga in Midtown Park sponsored by Lululemon

~Jamie Sunnycalb~

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November Happenings

Didn’t get enough frights on Halloween? Extend the ghoulish fun with Queen City Ghost Tours

Or are you ready for the most wonderful time of the year? Check out Southern Christmas Show, The Nutcracker, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Mannheim Steamroller

A lot of big names are taking the stage this month. Check them out!

Carrie Underwood, Madonna, Eric Church, Brandi Carlile, Yellowcard, Citizen Cope, Silversun Pickups, Jay and Silent Bob get Old, The Chris Robsinson Brotherhood, Tinsley Ellis, Motion City Soundtrack, Sugar Glyder, The Whigs, Wolf Gang, Social Distortion, Loudon Wainwright III, Marc Cohn, Bruce Hornsby, Tom Russell, American Aquarium and Sons of Bill, Justin Townes Earle with Tift Merritt, Pretty Lights

Need a laugh? Tim Meadows, Kevin Hart

Interested in a night at the theatre? Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, In the heat of the night, The Seagull, Bent, Twilight, Just us Jesus Gospel show, Drumline Live, Jekyll and Hyde the musical

Step back in time at Renaissance Festival

Turkey Trot, The Color Run, Thunder Road Marathon combine great exercise with great causes!

Something for the kids Fall Harvest Festival, Fall Fun Fest, The Commedia Pinocchio, Charlotte Symphony Lollipops

~Jamie Sunnycalb~

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