August is basically here…how can that be? Summer is winding down and every store has their school supplies out and ready. Lots of fun to be had this week including outdoor concerts and movies, science exploration, Harry Potter’s birthday and more. Have a great one!


Charlotte Knights Home Games

July 27, 28, 29 @ 7:05pm July 30 @ 5:05pm

BB&T Ballpark

The Knights take on Columbus on the 27th and then Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on the 28th through the 30th. It’s Jimmy Buffet night on the 29th with a pre-game concert with the Tsunami Wave Riders at 6pm.


Rookie Science: Amazing Colors

July 28 @ 11am


Ages 5 to 11 are invited for stories and experiments all about colors.


Animal Conservation Day

July 29 @ 9:30am-3:30pm

Schiele Museum of Natural History

Enjoy games, crafts, demonstrations and live-animal programs at 9:30am and 2:30pm.


Reptilian Fun with DUPLO & LEGO Bricks 4 Kidz

July 29 @ 10:00am-1:30pm

Museum of York County

Ages 4 o 6 can do Mini-Builders I & II at 10:10 or 11:00am, and ages 7 and up can do Junior Builders III at noon.


Lake Norman Summer Concert Series

July 29 @ 5-10pm

D9 Brewing Company

Enjoy live music, food trucks and fun…children and pets are welcome. Music from the Brian Burton Trio and Hipshack.


Sunday Fun Day – Art + Science

July 30 @ 1-4pm

Mint Museum Uptown

See the fun of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) in action this afternoon. Kids get in FREE.


Books Come to Life: Harry Potter Day

July 31 @ 2:00-3:00pm


Ages 10 to 18 are invited to The Loft at Imaginon for Harry’s birthday celebration including potions, games and snacks.


Cornelius Outdoor Cinema Series

August 1 Movie begins @ Dusk

Smithville Park

Pack a picnic (no glass bottles or containers) and enjoy a screening of Moana in conjunction with National Night Out.


The Nature Lady – Teeth Make a Difference

August 2 @ 3:00-4:00pm

Matthews Library

Ages 5 to 11 are invited to come see how diet and tooth shape are related in animals. Please register as space is limited.


Summer Concert Series

August 3 @ 6:30-8:30pm

Anne Springs Close Greenway

Enjoy the family friendly sounds of Mr. Nigel & Friends and supper from many food trucks on site.


Save the Date

August 4: Kids Bop Live @ Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre

August 4, 11, 18 & 25: Movies Under the Stars @ Symphony Park

August 25: Food Truck & Music in the Garden @ Winghaven Gardens