Dry Ice Magic, Frisbee Dogs, Shark Month, Moon Rocks, Decendants 3 & More Things to Do with Family This Week(end) 7/26

Grab the kids and the pups and head to a baseball game – or make the trip to Tweetsie to see agility in action. Horses, bugs, birds and worms are on our list too this week – and don’t miss the chance to take in some great art – free on Wednesday evening… and time is running out to find Waldo in Davidson.

CM Library Presents: Hornets Book Bus
Mountain Island Library
Come board the Hornet’s Book Bus.

CM Library Presents: Fiddlestix Magic Ice
Cornelius Library
Fiddlestix indeed… watch experiments that explore the wonders of dry ice. Then design a paper rocket powered by a balloon.

K-9s In Flight Frisbee Dogs
Tweetsie Railroad
Don’t miss the incredible dogs in events all weekend.

Thursday, July 25 – 28, 9:00 a.m.

Movies In The Park – Ralph Breaks the Internet
Veterans Park
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and get comfy for some outdoor entertainment. Drinks, popcorn, candy available for purchase. Movies start 5-15 minutes after sunset.

Thursday, July 25, 6:00 p.m.

The Adventures Of Mr. Potato Head
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center
Designed to develop school readiness and academic skills for young children, Mr. Potato Head leads visitors on adventures ranging from jungle safaris to archaeological digs.

SEA LIFE Jawsome July: Shark Month
SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord
Kids can enjoy unique shark activities, including hidden shark facts throughout the aquarium and chances to win prizes. Meet a young bamboo shark, and see real Megalodon shark teeth.

Friday, July 26 – 31

Day Hiking In NC
U.S. National Whitewater Center
Learn in-depth information about local hikes in the Blue Ridge, as well as how to plan and pack for your next family adventure.

Festival Colombiano De Charlotte 2019
Symphony Park
The family-friendly festival includes music, dance, art, food and a children’s area.

Saturday, August 27

Descendants 3 Event
SouthPark Mall
Participate in a variety of activities including crafts to create a personalized back-to-school pencil cases, along with a custom photo booth and other exciting games. The wicked fun starts in Center Court. No live character appearances.

Moon Rocks
Discovery Place Nature
Learn about the geology of the moon, and even make moon rocks to take home.

Wiggly Worms
Latta Plantation Nature Center
Explore the world of worms – worms help plants grow, are food for birds and other wildlife, and even eat our food and turn it into food for plants.

Bark in the Ballpark
Charlotte Knights
Gates open at 4:00 p.m. for the game against the Pawtucket Red Sox at BB&T Ballpark (for the third Bark in the Ballpark game of the season.)

Sunday, July 28, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Traditional Storytelling: Campfire Tales
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center
Pretend you’re sitting around the campfire to enjoy a mix of tales and songs.

Baby And Me Yoga
Tiny Blooms Yoga, Huntersville
This class combines yoga and play through poses, songs and calming time. Check out the older kids classes too.

Harry Potter Festival
University City Regional Library
Muggles will get sorted into Houses, enjoy extension activities, educational activities and trivia. Costumes welcome.

Walk-up Wednesday Evenings The Harvey B. Gantt Center For African-American Arts + Culture
Enjoy free admission on Wednesdays this summer – a great time to visit with family.

Wednesday, July 31, 5:00 p.m.

Where’s Waldo
Main Street Books and 29 Davidson merchants are hosting a month-long scavenger hunt for Waldo around Davidson.


Saturday Night Lights
Tryon International Equestrian Center
Watch horse jumping with the best riders in the country at the impressive center in an exciting atmosphere featuring entertainment, food, kids’ activities and Venetian carousel rides.

Saturday, July 27

*All images sourced from Facebook/ websites of events listed or free sources