Snakes, snoopy, shows, soccer and lots more cool family fun for you to do this week and next.

CM Library Presents: Reptiles And Amphibians
Cornelius Library
Slither in to explore cold-blooded animals.

Frontline Puppeteers
Myers Park Library
Register online for a fun puppet show and activities.

Summer Fun Thursday – Steve Brogan (ventriloquist)
Northlake Mall
Steve Brogan mixes stand-up comedy, puppetry, audience participation, improvisation and astonishing voice manipulation.

Thursday, July 18, 11:00 a.m.

Summer Concert Series
Anne Springs Close Greenway
The band is Time Sawyer (folk rock). Food Vendors: Archie Boy’s BBQ, Cibi! Cibi!, Fresh Med Mediterranean Fusion Food Truck, Kona Ice, My Sausage Buddy, New Wrap Order, and King of Pops.

Thursday, July 18, 6:00 p.m.

River Jam – Dangermuffin
U.S. National Whitewater Center
River Jam brings live musical performances to the world’s largest man-made whitewater river.

Thursday, July 18, 7:00 p.m.

In The Dark
The Museum of York County
Discover the intriguing lives of nocturnal animals. This hands-on, family-friendly exhibit delves into dark environments and brings to light the unique animals and plants that live there.

Friday, July 19

Shrek The Musical
Booth Playhouse
Follow the adventures of Shrek, his sidekick Donkey, Princess Fiona, Lord Farquaad and everybody’s favorite fairy-tale creatures.

Opens Friday, July 19, 7:00 P.M.

Man On The Moon Anniversary
Discovery Place Nature
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo landing and the first steps on the Moon.

Wild Abut Summer: Bee Wild
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
Learn about the busy lives of bees and talk with local beekeepers. Investigate “bee art” in the DSBG Art Factory.

International Champions Cup: Arsenal v ACF Fiorentina
Bank of America Stadium
English and Italian teams battle for the International Champions Cup.

Moon Landing
Discovery Place Kids Huntersville
This is the day when humans first walked on the moon. See a special egg drop at 11:00 a.m.

Breakfast With The Characters
Carowinds
Chef Snoopy serves up fun, giggles and a delicious breakfast for his best buds. Enjoy breakfast buffet and time with Snoopy and the whole PEANUTS gang. Reservations are required.

Sunday, July 21, 9:00 a.m.

Charlotte Peruvian Festival 2019
Boileryard at Camp North End
Enjoy live music by local artists, crafts, food and live entertainment for kids.

Sunday, July 21, noon

Cars And Cappuccino
SouthPark Mall
See a variety of European sports cars.

Sunday, July 21, 8:00 a.m.

Bojangles’ Summer Shootout
Charlotte Motor Speedway
The Bojangles’ Summer Shootout provides up-and-coming drivers with valuable experience in Legend Cars and Bandoleros on Charlotte’s front stretch quarter-mile oval.

Back To Earth
Discovery Place Science
Lots of fun challenges and activities including a virtual chat with NASA staff members about NASA future plans.

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