This is the week to get outside. Baseball games, food truck Fridays, foot races and festivals. There is something for everyone, and lots of opportunity for family fun and memory making.

Charlotte Knights Home Games

May 15, 16 & 17 @ 7:05pm

BB&T Ballpark

The Charlotte Knights take on the Durham Bulls this week. Monday night’s game is Bark in the Ballpark when your pooch can join you at the game.

International Museum Day

May 18 @ 9am-2pm

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Imaginon

Celebrate International Museum Day with storytimes, hands-on art stations and scavenger hunts.

Food Truck Fridays

May 19 – Times vary by event

Various Locations – see links below

Have you jumped on the Food Truck Friday bandwagon yet? Check one out tonight or an upcoming Friday:  Cotswold, Dilworth, South End or Matthews

LUNGe Forward 5K

May 20 @ 7:00am

Park Road Park

Lace up your shoes and get outside for this fun 5K “run, walk and rally” for lung cancer research and support.

Backyard Explorations

May 20 @ 9am-12pm

Discovery Place Nature

This month the Creature Feature invites your family to join Nature Cat to learn all about ways to explore nature in your own backyard.

Liberty or Death! Revolutionary War in the Carolinas

May 20 @ 10am-4pm & May 21 @ 10am-3pm

Historic Brattonsville (McConnells, SC)

See reenactment of 3 major Revolutionary War battles fought in SC, and enjoy hands on activities for all ages.

A Bug’s Day

May 20 @ 10am-4pm

Schiele Museum of Natural History

Head out to this day dedicated all things bugs. Even the “Bug Whisperer” will be there with his bug zoo.

Girls in STEM Workshops

May 20 @ 10:30am (Home Scientist), 12:30pm (Flowers), & 2:30pm (Trees)

Discovery Place Science

Workshops for all ages of girls. Home Scientist for those under 10, Flowers for ages 10-13, and Trees for ages 10-17.  Space is limited so please register.

The Fresh Expo

May 20 @ 11am-5pm

Symphony Park at Southpark

Come see local, regional and national organizations and businesses that promote healthy and green living. Tons of kids activities and fun for the whole family.

Meck Deck Day & Family Fun Day

May 20 @ 1:00-4:00pm

Charlotte Museum of History

Learn about the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, see the backcountry farm animals, and participate in art projects. This event is FREE.

Save the Date:

June 2: #WalkCLT 2017 @ FreeMoreWest Neighborhood