First full week of summer is sure to be a fun one (and a HOT one). Take a mini day trip or enjoy some fun adventures around town with movies, holiday celebrations, mini-camps and more.

Summer Movie Camp

June 14 – August 23 (Tuesdays @ 10am and 12:30pm)

The Gem Theatre – Kannapolis


If you have never ventured to The Gem for a movie, you are missing out. Fantastic atmosphere and $1 movies on Tuesdays this summer.

WeeHouse Adventures

June 14 @ 9:30am-12pm

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden


If school isn’t yet out for your homeschooling crew, head to DSBG for some special fun for those in grades K to 5.

Flag Day

June 14 @ 10:45am and 1:45pm

Discovery Place Kids


Celebrate Flag Day today with a story and the making of your own flag.

Adult/Child Workshop: Under the Sea

June 14-16 @ 9:30-11am

Mint Museum Randolph


A perfect little “camp” for you and your little ones. Three mornings of ocean themed art fun for ages 3 to 5. Please register.

Time Travel Tuesdays

June 14 (and every Tuesday in June & July)

Historic Brattonsville


Travel back in time with costume interpreters as you learn about plantation life of the 18th and 19th centuries.

Dive Into Dinosaurs

June 15 @ 10:15am

Museum of York County


Learn about dinosaurs, their families, their adaptations, and what is (and is not) a true dinosaur.

Quilling 101, Sticks, Bands & Basic Geometrical Fun, DIY Catapults

June 17, 18 & 19 @ 1:00pm

Discovery Place – Uptown


It’s the start of the National Week of Making. These events will get your creative “making” juices flowing.

Father’s Day Weekend

June 18 & 19 @ 9am-5pm

Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens


Daddies get FREE admission and there will be lawn games, beer tastings, food trucks, fort building and live music.

Farm Day

June 18 @ 10am-1pm

Charlotte Nature Museum


Don’t miss your chance to learn about farms…the animals, the food that we eat and more.

Father’s Day

June 19 @ 1-5pm

Main Street Children’s Museum


Celebrate Dad today while he enjoys FREE museum admission all afternoon.


Save the Date

June 25: Clash of the Bots @ Schiele Museum of Natural History