Sep 28 Thursday
SouthPark After Five, a free weekly evening entertainment event, will return to the SouthPark neighborhood six times this fall starting on September 7. Hosted by SouthPark Community Partners and produced by Southern Entertainment, SouthPark After Five attracted nearly 15,000 guests during its inaugural season this spring. The fall series will feature a new lineup of musical guests and hands-on art experiences.
SouthPark After Five will be held at Symphony Park at the corner of Barclay Downs Drive and Carnegie Boulevard, adjacent to SouthPark Mall. SouthPark After Five kicks off at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 7 and will continue every Thursday through October 12.
Sep 30 Saturday
Visit University City Farmers Market to shop for local, responsibly-raised veggies and fruits, meats, pasture-raised eggs, plus artisanal food, wellness products, and other curated items.
EBT/SNAP recipients will receive double their purchase in SNAP tokens – up to $50 ($100 in tokens) which can be used to buy eligible food products from the market’s participating vendors.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see a wide variety of electric vehicles side-by-side, in person in South Charlotte on Saturday, September 30. Talk to the owners, including WCNC’s Brad Panovich, about their real-world experiences driving EVs and get honest answers to your questions. Many of the owners will have their cars open so you can sit in the driver seat, check out the cargo space, and more, all without the pressure of visiting a dealership.
The event will also feature the City of Charlotte’s fleet of EVs, Shandoka Electric Motorcycles, several renowned local solar energy companies, and more. While you browse the EVs, you can also pick up a cup of coffee or espresso from Roaming Spirits Coffee and try the incredible, fresh old fashioned cake doughnuts from Food Junkee.
Check out our event page to learn more.https://driveelectricweek.org/event?eventid=3795
Join the York County Pearls of Promise Foundation & Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Omega Tau Omega Chapter for our Second Annual Pretty Kicks Celebration Sneaker Ball! We’re back at the River Place on September 30th for another EPIC evening with the AKAs in Fort Mill, SC!Festivities will include The Queens Court Party Band, DJ Double D, Photo Booth 360: Peek A Boothed, a Selfie Photo Booth from Ameera’s Images, mouthwatering bites by Tina’s Southern Chic Catering, local vendors, recognition of community partners and featured sponsors, door prizes, drinks and MORE!Recycle your new and gently used sneakers by bringing them to donate at our party with a purpose. Don't miss your opportunity to walk the PINK carpet in your hottest kicks and fits as you pose for the Pink Paparazzi. Represent your version of the G.O.A.T. (Greatest of All Time) in semi-formal attire and sneakers. Proceeds will fund community programs and scholarships. Purchase your tickets at OTOAPrettyKicksCelebration2023.eventbrite.com before they are GONE!Looking to become more involved and elevate your support? Become a 2023 Pretty Kicks Celebration Sneaker Ball SPONSOR! Contact Denise Casey at email@example.com for tax-deductible donations and sponsorship information. Donations may also be made via the ticket link. Email firstname.lastname@example.org regarding vendor opportunities.
Oct 01 Sunday
Hey there, foodies and festival lovers! We've got some exciting news for you - mark your calendars for Sunday, October 1st because the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market is hosting an amazing Harvest Festival! From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., get ready for a day filled with incredible food, fun, and festivities. They've got it all - a food truck rodeo, games, activities, local breweries, N.C. wineries, apple tastings, and so much more! There will even be a pumpkin decorating contest and a sweetpotato recipe contest. How cool is that? If you're looking for a fantastic way to spend your Sunday, this is it! Bring your friends, family, and your appetite for a day of delicious treats and unforgettable memories. For more information, or to register as a vendor, give the market office a call at 704-357-1269. Don't miss out on this incredible event - see you there!
Oct 03 Tuesday
A community market for Local farmers & artisans.
Oct 05 Thursday
Oct 07 Saturday
Join the Charlotte Council of Garden Clubs at the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market on October 7th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All nine of the active garden clubs will be represented along with the 4 associate member clubs; Charlotte Camelia Society, Charlotte Iris Society, Ikebana Society, and the Piedmont Daylily Club. Come to hear presentations from local experts and talk with club representatives. Learn about the Blue Star Memorial Marker and Garden which honors the Armed Forces, current and past, who have defended the United States of America. A garden can be your happy place, let us tell you how.
2nd Annual Historic Hoskins Community Parade. Come out and walk through this Historic Hoskins neighborhood as we celebrate and commemorate our community history. plenty of food, giveaways, moving mural, games, great music, local business vendors, horse rides, Charlotte leaders, and so much more! Last year's inaugural event netted over 300 guests, this year around 450 to be expected. The parade will also feature local businesses, other organizations, and a few vehicle sponsors. this event is open to the public and is also partnering with other Charlotte neighborhoods!