Food & Fun in Charlotte, NC

Ben & Jerry's Non-Dairy Chocolate Fudge Brownie is made with almond milk, vegan-certified & so boldly loaded with Greyston Bakery fudge brownies you'll get Ben & Jerry's euphoria in every bite.

You can buy advance tickets at theark.org by clicking on any Tickets link; at mutotix.com, the website of the Michigan Union Ticket Office; by phone at (734) 763-8587, and in person at the Michigan Union Ticket Office. Buy in person at The Ark starting 30 minutes before until 75 minutes after showtimes.

The Visulite Theatre is Charlotte, NC's premier place for live music. Featuring some of the best performers of today from a variety of genres, the Visulite Theatre offers the ultimate live music experience. The Visulite Theatre offers full bar service, with a large selection of beer, wine and liquor. The Visulite Theatre also has nightly drink specials.

Cool summer breezes and extra time for fun in the sun means summer is finally here. At The Omni Homestead Resort, there is no shortage of ways to celebrate the nostalgia of sweet summertime in the Allegheny Mountains.

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Prevent the summer slide and summer learning loss with these fun and educational activities.

Eventbrite - Rooftop 210 presents Red, White, and Brew Bar Crawl - Wednesday, July 3, 2019 | Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Rooftop 210, Charlotte, NC. Find event and ticket information.

By Jeep Bryant ASC President “Welcome home. There is much to be done.” Over the past few days, many of ASC’s partners and community leaders have thrown open their arms to welcome me back to Charlotte-Mecklenburg. The warm greetings have reminded me of the energy and enthusiasm that drove the region’s growth throughout my childhood … Read More

The Visulite Theatre is Charlotte, NC's premier place for live music. Featuring some of the best performers of today from a variety of genres, the Visulite Theatre offers the ultimate live music experience. The Visulite Theatre offers full bar service, with a large selection of beer, wine and liquor. The Visulite Theatre also has nightly drink specials.

It’s week four of Summer Break! Hopefully you’ve been logging your reading time and activities, but if you haven’t, it’s not too late to enroll in the program and join in on the fun. You can even backdate your reading time to the start of the program, June 1. Keep reading, learning and exploring through the end of the program, August 10, 2019.

Sammy Bent has been one of our pit guys at Midwood Smokehouse for almost a decade. He's one of the hardest workers and brightest souls we've ever had on the team. His wife also worked for us for a time. We recently found out he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and will need two surgeries and...

Friday, July 5, 2019
Get your seats now for what is sure to be one of the hottest tickets on the Jazz at the Bechtler calendar! Vocalist Maria Howell reunites with the Ziad Jazz Quartet for a special two-night performance July 5 and 6
Both concerts are performed at 6:30 p.m. with an intermission. Doors open at 6 p.m. General seating is first come, first served. Enjoy light bites and a beer, wine and spirits bar. Standing room only is available after all…

The Visulite Theatre is Charlotte, NC's premier place for live music. Featuring some of the best performers of today from a variety of genres, the Visulite Theatre offers the ultimate live music experience. The Visulite Theatre offers full bar service, with a large selection of beer, wine and liquor. The Visulite Theatre also has nightly drink specials.

Welcome to Week 3 of Summer Break! Did you know that people of all ages can participate in Summer Break program? We hope that all the members of your family are having a great time participating and logging reading time and activities. Summer Break 2019 will run from June 1, 2019 until August 10, 2019. If you have any questions about Summer Break, check out how the program works and sign up here. Digital Branch

Freegal Music is a free downloadable music service from your Library. Freegal offers download or streaming access to more than 10 million songs, including Sony Music's catalog of legendary artists. Also available are approximately 15,000 music videos to download. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library customers get 5 free downloads (songs are 1 download and videos are 2) and 3 hours of streaming each week. Once downloaded, the songs…

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In today’s episode, we meet Abigail DeWitt, author News of Our Loved Ones, a novel that begins in June 1944 with the Allied invasion of France that leaves some family members in Normandy with only hours to live and others in Paris looking for news of their loved ones
Decades later, one of the survivors, now the wife of an American musician, returns each summer with her children, the youngest of whom becomes obsessed with stories of…

The Cultural Sector Has Never Fully Recovered from the 2008 Great Recession Since the 1970s, ASC and its cultural partners have operated under a model that drew financial support from both public and private sources. However, in recent years, changes in both corporate and individual giving practices (primarily through the workplace) – and the uncertain … Read More

If you spend most of your day glued to your screen, take a step back and enjoy the city's food, nature and experiences without your phone or laptop.

Let's explore Charlotte, North Carolina and find out why it's one of the hottest travel destinations in the U.S.A. We give you 10 Reasons to Visit, which cov...

Father’s Day is just around the corner! Enjoy these four picture books showing the father-child relationship at different stages of life all with sweetness, humor and charming...

Visitors can find larger-than-life art installations with a variety of unexpected materials in a special project housed at Mint Museum Uptown.

Stay on track with suggested reading for Summer Break
Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
Welcome to the second week of Summer Break! We hope your summer is off to a great start and you're recording all of the time you've spent reading and learning.  As a reminder, Summer Break 2019 began on June 1, 2019 and will run through August 10, 2019.  If you have any questions about Summer Break, check out how the program works and sign up  here . 
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Jennifer Sudul Edwards has been hired as the new chief curator and curator of contemporary art at The Mint Museum. On July 1, she...

An ice cream sundae that comes out of a 500-degree oven?! Yup, it's real! And it's sure to impress your friends as well as your taste buds.

The Arts & Science Council has found a new president in R. Jeep Bryant, a Charlotte native with leadership experience The...

WineFest goers twenty-one and up sampled more than 100 wines, listened to music and filled their bellies along the boardwalk this past April. To get you in the mood to enjoy wine in the upcoming hot, hot months, we’ve paired some of the most popular wines with books and movies.

If you’re a sucker for sour, this Limited Batch is packed with sour-powered pucker-uppertunities galore, from the uber tart and tangy twist of raspberry and lemonade sorbets to the sweet and sassy blast of sour sugar bits!