Lots of fun this week to keep the Labor Day vibe going including turtles, survival skills, shopping, Hello Kitty Truck, food trucks and lots of museums for free.

Talk Turtle To Me
McDowell Nature Preserve
Tuesday, September 3, 2:00 p.m.
Make some new turtle friends and even make your own recycled turtle craft. Registration is required.

Field Of Honor
Veterans Park
Tuesday, September 3 – 17
More than 100 U.S. flags will stand in solemn formation as a memorial to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks of 2001. Each flag represents an individual and tells a story.

Survival Series
Anne Springs Close Greenway
Tuesday, September 3, 6:30 p.m.
Learn some basic skills that will translate to a more comfortable outdoor experience whether you’re starting a fire in your backyard or navigating the back country.

The Posh Closet Fine Children’s Consignment Sale
South Charlotte Banquet Center
Wednesday, September 4 – 5
The Posh Closet only sells smocked, trunk-show and boutique brands, such as Matilda Jane, Under Armour, Mini Boden and Persnickety.

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art Of Tony DiTerlizzi
Mint Museum Randolph
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 – November 3
Never Abandon Imagination showcases nearly 100 original works, featuring illustrations from “Dungeons and Dragons, Magic: The Gathering,” and Tony DiTerlizzi’s many fantasy and children’s books.

Messy By Nature
Latta Nature Center
Friday, September 6, 1:30 p.m.
Get your hands dirty while learning about nature and creating nature-inspired crafts.

Mountain Bike Fundamentals Group Ride
Friday, September 6, 6:15 p.m.
Combining education and activity, this clinic provides a 20-minute session on ascending and descending before heading out on a beginner friendly group ride. Participants are welcome to bring their own mountain bike or rent one from the USNWC Trail Center. Helmet, closed-toed shoes, and basic knowledge on how to ride a bike are required.

Friday Nights At Camp North End
Friday, September 6, 5:00 p.m.
Come out to Camp North End in the Boileryard on Friday nights for food and music. Leashed pets welcome.

PAW Patrol Live! “Race To The Rescue”
Ovens Auditorium
Friday September 6 – 8
The show includes two acts and an intermission, and engages audiences with innovative costumes, pup vehicles and pup packs.

Stories In 2 Languages: English And Spanish
Plaza Midwood Library
Saturday, September 7, 10:00 a.m.
Engage your child with stories, songs and activities in English and Spanish.

Hello Kitty Cafe Truck
SouthPark Mall
Saturday, September 7, 10:00 a.m.
Stopby the Truck and pick-up Hello Kitty treats and merchandise.

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Backcountry Days
The Charlotte Museum of History
Saturday, September 7, noon
Explore the multicultural roots of southern music and traditions with demonstrations, live music, eating, drinking and more. Registration required.

Cornelius Food Truck Invitational
Oak Street Mill
Saturday, September 7, noon
Featuring 15 of Charlotte’s finest food trucks competing in categories such as Most Creative Menu, Most Nutritious, People’s Choice and more. Also enjoy local beer, vendors and kids’ activities.

Bank Of America’s Museums On Us Day
List of CLT museums below
Sunday, September 8
Present your Bank of America, Merrill Lynch or U.S. Trust credit or debit card and a photo ID on the first full weekend of every month for one free general admission to The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture, Levine Museum of the New South, Mint Museum Randolph and Mint Museum Uptown.



The 3rd annual Charlotte Kids Fest, Oct 5 – captivating activities and presentations, University City

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Mental Health, Help and Hope. Vital Insights: Understanding Depression and Suicide


Boarding School 101 & Boarding School Fair