Hope you made it safe and sound through #snOMG 2017. Give Charlotte a couple of days to thaw out and then there will be lots of family fun to be had. Lots of new things to see at the theater and many upcoming events over MLK weekend.

Story Explorers

January 10 @ 4-5pm

Matthews Library

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Ages 5 to 7 are invited to come to explore new stories in new ways with math, science, art and more. Please register.

Camouflage

January 11 @ 1:30-3pm

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Latta Plantation Nature Center

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Learn all about animals and how they us camouflage. Plus, wear your own camo and see if you can hide yourself. For ages 6 to 10.

Star Wars – The Music

January 11-14 Show times vary

Knight Theater

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Don’t miss the Charlotte Symphony’s almost sold out presentation of the awesome music of Star Wars.

Charlotte Checkers vs. Cleveland Monsters

January 13 @ 7:15pm & January 14 @ 6:00pm

Bojangles Coliseum

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It’s ice hockey season. Catch your local team on the ice this weekend and cheer them on to victory.

Children’s Theatre has THREE new shows!

January 14-29 Show times vary

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte

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Goldilocks & The 3 Bears (preschool to age 6), Commedia Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs (ages 6 and up), and New Kid (ages 8 and up) are all playing now as part of WonderFest.

Annual Come Draw with Me

January 14 @ 10am-2pm

Museum of York County

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Bring your sketch pad and drawing supplies and spend a day with artists and art lovers.

Hog Butchering

January 14 @ 10am-4pm

Historic Brattonsville

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This annual event celebrates and teaches about the tradition of butchering and preserving pork for survival.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

January 14 @ 10am-12pm

Uptown Charlotte

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The parade will process down Tryon Street from 9th Street to Stonewall. See bands, community groups, and floats.

Lemony Snicket’s “The Composer is Dead”

Janaury 14 @ 11am

Knight Theater

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Join the Charlotte Symphony for their Lollipops performance today. The fun begins at 10am with a pre-concert festival.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Celebration

January 15 @ 12-4pm & January 16 @ 10am-4pm

Levine Museum of the New South

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FREE admission on Monday and two days worth of learning experiences all about the amazing MLK, Jr.

Sunday Fun Day – Fired Up: Women in Glass

January 15 @ 1-4pm

Mint Museum Uptown

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Don’t miss this family fun day filled with making suncatchers, family yoga, science fun from DP Science and more.

MLK Day Celebration

January 16 @ 9am-5pm

Harvey B. Gantt Center

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This fun family event will include crafts, scavenger hunts, film screenings and more. Presented by Food Lion.

Dissection Lab: Earthworms

Janaury 16 @ 11am-12pm

Schiele Museum of Natural History

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Spend a little time today getting dirty with earthworm dissection.

Save the Date:

January 22: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE @ Knight Theater

February 1-5: Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus @ Spectrum Center