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CHARLOTTE
Featured Events
August 3 Wednesday -                                   August 21 Sunday                                                          August 2011
August 7 Sunday                                        MY MORNING JACKET
                                                                                                                   S   M    T    W    T    F    S
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL                                       Time Warner Cable
PRESENTS ALEGRIA                                       Uptown Amphitheatre                                             1    2    3    4    5    6
Time Warner Cable Arena                                800.745.3000                                                7   8    9    10   11   12   13
800.745.3000                                           livenation.com                                             14   15   16   17   18   19   20
timewarnercablearena.com                                                                                          21   22   23   24   25   26   27
                                                       August 24 Wednesday
                                                                                                                  28   29   30   31
August 3 Wednesday -                                   BUDWEISER SUPERFEST WITH JILL
August 14 Sunday                                       SCOTT, ANTHONY HAMILTON & MORE
CHARLOTTE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL:                        Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
KING LEAR                                              800.745.3000
Spirit Square                                          livenation.com
collaborativeartstheatre.com
                                                       August 25 Thursday
August 9 Tuesday                                       BRITNEY SPEARS
PAULY SHORE                                            Time Warner Cable Arena
The Comedy Zone                                        800.745.3000                                                               Visit Charlotte
@ NC Music Factory                                     timewarnercablearena.com                                          500 South College Street
cltcomedyzone.com                                                                                                                       Suite 300
                                                       August 25 Thursday -                                                  Charlotte, NC 28202
August 13 Saturday                                     August 28 Sunday                                                            800.231.4636
WHITEWATER RIVER JAM UNCORKED                          FOOD LION AUTOFAIR
(WINE TASTING)                                         Charlotte Motor Speedway                                             charlottesgotalot.com
U.S. National Whitewater Center                        800.455.FANS
704.391.3900                                           charlottemotorspeedway.com
usnwc.org




Sports Teams & Events
AAA CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS BASEBALL                      CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY                         NFL CAROLINA PANTHERS
704.36.HOMER • charlotteknights.com                 800.455.FANS • charlottemotorspeedway.com        704.358.7800 • panthers.com

DATE          OPPONENT                              DATE           EVENT                             DATE         OPPONENT
8/2 - 8/3     Durham Bulls                          8/1 - 8/2      Legends Million                   8/13         New York Giants (preseason)
8/4 - 8/5     Gwinnett Braves                       8/13           Circle K Back-To-School Monster
8/8 - 8/11    Pawtucket Pawsox                                     Truck Bash @ The Dirt Track
8/12 - 8/15   Norfolk Tides                         8/25 - 8/28    Food Lion AutoFair
8/20 - 8/21   Gwinnett Braves                       8/26 - 8/28    NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing
8/31 - 9/1    Durham Bulls                                         Series @ zMAX Dragway


For more sports events, please visit the calendar at charlottesgotalot.com
                            Through August 13 Saturday                  August 5 Friday - August 6 Saturday
                            THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW                       BILLY LOVES BOBBY SUE
                            Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte                NarroWay Theatre & Conference Center
                            704.342.2251 • actorstheatrecharlotte.org   803.802.2300 • narroway.net

                            August 1 Monday                             August 6 Saturday - August 7 Sunday
august calendar of events   311 & SUBLIME WITH ROME                     BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR
                            Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre               Carolina Raptor Center
                            800.745.3000 • livenation.com               carolinaraptorcenter.org

                            August 2 Tuesday                            August 7 Sunday
                            MAROON 5 & TRAIN WITH GAVIN DEGRAW          THE BRIDAL SHOWCASE
                            Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre               Charlotte Convention Center
                            800.745.3000 • livenation.com               704.347.2900 • charlotteconventionctr.com

                            YOUNG JEEZY                                 LIL’ WAYNE WITH RICK ROSS,
                            The Fillmore Charlotte                      KERI HILSON & MORE
                            800.745.3000 • livenation.com               Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
                                                                        800.745.3000 • livenation.com
                            August 3 Wednesday
                            MICROBREWS CRUISE                           VOLBEAT WITH COLD & ANCHORED
                            U.S. National Whitewater Center             The Fillmore Charlotte
                            704.391.3900 • usnwc.org                    800.745.3000 • livenation.com

                            SELENA GOMEZ & THE SCENE                    August 9 Tuesday
                            Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre       GOO GOO DOLLS
                            800.745.3000 • livenation.com               Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre
                                                                        800.745.3000 • livenation.com
                            August 3 Wednesday - August 6 Saturday
                            TODD YOHN                                   August 10 Wednesday
                            The Comedy Zone @ NC Music Factory          KE$HA
                            cltcomedyzone.com                           Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre
                                                                        800.745.3000 • livenation.com
                            August 4 Thursday
                            REEL BIG FISH                               August 10 Wednesday - August 13 Saturday
                            The Fillmore Charlotte                      PAUL HOOPER
                            800.745.3000 • livenation.com               The Comedy Zone @ NC Music Factory
                                                                        cltcomedyzone.com
                            August 4 Thursday - August 7 Sunday
                            INTERNATIONAL COLLECTIBLES &                August 11 Thursday
                            ANTIQUES SHOW                               TIM MCGRAW WITH LUKE BRYAN &
                            Metrolina Tradeshow Expo                    THE BAND PERRY
                            704.714.7909 • icashows.com                 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
                                                                        800.745.3000 • livenation.com
                            August 4 Thursday - August 20 Saturday
                            THE IRISH CURSE                             August 12 Friday
                            Spirit Square                               MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER
                            704.372.1000 • blumenthalarts.org           Knight Theater
                                                                        704.372.1000 • blumenthalarts.org
                            August 5 Friday
                            JAZZ AT THE BECHTLER                        August 12 Friday - August 27 Saturday
                            Bechtler Museum of Modern Art               THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO TENNESSEE
                            704.353.9200 • bechtler.org                 NarroWay Theatre & Conference Center
                                                                        803.802.2300 • narroway.net
                            KINGS OF LEON
                            Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre               August 13 Saturday
                            800.745.3000 • livenation.com               2ND SATURDAY: WHEN NATURE &
                                                                        MAN COLLIDE
                            NODA GALLERY CRAWL                          Reed Gold Mine
                            NoDa Historic Arts District                 704.721.4653 • nchistoricsites.org/reed
                            info@noda.org • noda.org
                                                                        CAROLINA JAZZ CONCERT SERIES:
                            SOUTH END GALLERY CRAWL                     EUGE GROOVE WITH KEN FORD
                            Historic South End District                 Dale F. Halton Theater
                            findyourcenter.com                          704.330.6534 • tix.cpcc.edu
August 13 Saturday                        August 20 Saturday
CHICAGO                                   CHARLOTTE SPEED DEMONS VS.
Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre     CATAWBA VALLEY ROLLER GIRLS
800.745.3000 • livenation.com             First Ward Recreation Center
                                          charlottespeeddemons.com
OPEN STUDIO SATURDAY
McColl Center for Visual Art              GILLIAN WELCH
704.332.5535 • mccollcenter.org           Knight Theater
                                          704.372.1000 • blumenthalarts.org
August 13 Saturday - August 14 Sunday
CIVIL WAR BATTLE REENACTMENT              MAURICE WILLIAMS & THE ZODIACS
Historic Latta Plantation                 Spirit Square
704.875.2312 • lattaplantation.org        704.372.1000 • blumenthalarts.org

FLIGHT SHOW                               August 21 Sunday
Carolina Raptor Center                    JOURNEY WITH FOREIGNER & NIGHT RANGER
carolinaraptorcenter.org                  Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
                                          800.745.3000 • livenation.com
August 14 Sunday
QUEENSRYCHE                               August 23 Tuesday
The Fillmore Charlotte                    TIMOTHY BLOOM
800.745.3000 • livenation.com             Spirit Square
                                          704.372.1000 • blumenthalarts.org
August 16 Tuesday
IDENTITY ELECTRONIC FESTIVAL              August 25 Thursday - August 27 Saturday
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre             FLAVOR FLAV
800.745.3000 • livenation.com             The Comedy Zone @ NC Music Factory
                                          cltcomedyzone.com
August 16 Tuesday - August 20 Saturday
CHILDREN’S THEATRE OF CHARLOTTE: UH OH!   August 26 Friday
ImaginOn                                  GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALS
704.973.2828 • ctcharlotte.org            The Fillmore Charlotte
                                          800.745.3000 • livenation.com
August 17 Wednesday
ERIC JOHNSON                              August 26 Friday - September 10 Saturday
Spirit Square                             PAUL ROBESON
704.372.1000 • blumenthalarts.org         Spirit Square
                                          704.372.1000 • blumenthalarts.org
MICROBREWS CRUISE
U.S. National Whitewater Center           August 27 Saturday
704.391.3900 • usnwc.org                  KID ROCK WITH SHERYL CROW
                                          Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
August 18 Thursday                        800.745.3000 • livenation.com
MARTIN LAWRENCE
Time Warner Cable Arena                   PRIDE CHARLOTTE FESTIVAL
800.745.3000 • timewarnercablearena.com   South Tryon Street
                                          pridecharlotte.com
SLIGHTLY STOOPID
Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre     WARRIOR DASH
800.745.3000 • livenation.com             Rural Hill
                                          warriordash.com
STOCKHOLM SYNDROME
Neighborhood Theatre                      August 29 Monday
704.358.9298 • neighborhoodtheatre.com    THE DAMNED THINGS
                                          The Fillmore Charlotte
August 19 Friday                          800.745.3000 • livenation.com
GUSTER & JACK’S MANNEQUIN
Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre
800.745.3000 • livenation.com

NODA GALLERY CRAWL
NoDa Historic Arts District
info@noda.org • noda.org
  Ongoing Events & Featured Attractions
  Bechtler Museum of Modern Art                                                           Harvey B. Gantt Center for
  420 S. Tryon Street • 704.353.9200 • bechtler.org
  Features the exhibition of mid-20th-century modern art by seminal figures
                                                                                          African American Arts + Culture
                                                                                          551 S. Tryon Street • 704.547.3700 • ganttcenter.org
  such as Alberto Giacometti, Joan Miro, Max Ernst, Le Corbusier, Sol
                                                                                          Features three gallery exhibitions from the Hewitt Collection of African-
  LeWitt and Nicholas de Stael. Niki de Saint Phalle: Creation of a New
                                                                                          American Art; offers art, educational programming, history, and culture.
  Mythology - through October 3 Bank of America Museums on Us®
                                                                                          Bank of America Museums on Us® Weekend Event - August 6 & 7
  Weekend Event - August 6 & 7

  Billy Graham Library                                                                    Levine Museum of the New South
                                                                                          200 E. Seventh Street • 704.333.1887 • museumofthenewsouth.org
  4330 Westmont Drive • 704.401.3200 • billygrahamlibrary.org
                                                                                          Courage - through February 1, 2012 Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers
  Features multimedia displays, memorabilia, Graham’s childhood home
                                                                                          - Permanent Exhibit Bank of America Museums on Us® Weekend
  and more. Open 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
                                                                                          Event - August 6 & 7
  Ruth Bell Graham: “The Heart of a Missionary” Exhibit - through
  August 31
                                                                                          Mint Museum Randolph
  Carowinds                                                                               2730 Randolph Road • 704.337.2000 • mintmuseum.org
                                                                                          Northern European Art from The Mint Museum Collection - through
  14523 Carowinds Blvd. • 704.588.2600 • carowinds.com
                                                                                          December 31 The Golden Age of English Art - through December 31
  112 fun-filled acres with more than 50 world-class rides, shows and
                                                                                          Chanel: Designs for the Modern Woman - through January 1, 2012
  attractions; 20-acre Water Park. Open daily through August 21; open
                                                                                          Bank of America Museums on Us® Weekend Event - August 6 & 7
  weekends only spring and fall

  Charlotte Museum of History                                                             Mint Museum Uptown
                                                                                          500 S. Tryon Street • 704.337.2000 • mintmuseum.org
  3500 Shamrock Drive • 704.568.1774 • charlottemuseum.org
                                                                                          From New York to Corrymore: Robert Henri and Ireland - through
  Beneath the Badge: Policing in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County
                                                                                          August 7 Attitude and Alchemy: The Metalwork of Gary Noffke -
  - Ongoing Exhibit Hezekiah Alexander Historic Homesite -
                                                                                          through September 11 Bank of America Museums on Us® Weekend
  Permanent Exhibit
                                                                                          Event - August 6 & 7

  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden                                                           NASCAR Hall of Fame
  6500 South New Hope Road • 704.825.4490 • dsbg.org
                                                                                          400 E. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd. • 704.654.4400 • nascarhall.com
  110 acres of formal gardens, including nine distinctly themed gardens and
                                                                                          Features artifacts, interactive exhibits and state-of-the-art theater
  the Orchid Conservatory. Garden Nights - every Thursday in August
                                                                                          designed to educate and entertain race fans and non-fans alike.
                                                                                          Cure for the Common Summer Driver Appearances - August 2, 9,
  Discovery Place                                                                         16, 23 & 30 Galaxie Club Auto Show - August 6 Bank of America
  301 N. Tryon Street • 704.372.6261 • discoveryplace.org                                 Museums on Us® Weekend Event - August 6 & 7 Race Viewing
  New permanent exhibits include World Alive and KidScience.                              Experience - August 27
  Playing at IMAX Dome Theatre: Born to be Wild, Rescue and
  Tornado Alley
                                                                                          U.S. National Whitewater Center
                                                                                          5000 Whitewater Center Parkway • 704.391.3900 • usnwc.org
  Discovery Place KIDS                                                                    World’s largest artificial whitewater river; 307 acre public facility includes
  Huntersville Town Center • 704.372.6261 • discoveryplacekids.org                        whitewater rafting and kayaking, mountain biking, hiking trails, climbing
  Newly opened children’s museum offering interactive learning for children               center, ropes course, ziplines and canopy tour. River Jam Uncorked
  age birth through second grade                                                          (Wine Tasting) - August 13 River Jam Concert Series - every
                                                                                          Thursday through September
  The Light Factory
  345 N. College Street • 704.333.9755 • lightfactory.org
  39th Members Show - through August 21 Fourth Juried Annuale -
  through September 25
sightseeing




                            ARTS & SCIENCE COUNCIL                                                   CHARLOTTE SELF-GUIDED CENTER CITY
          & Walking Tours




                            PUBLIC ART WALKING TOUR                                                  WALKING TOUR BROCHURE
                            Map available at artsandscience.org • For more information, call         Visitor Info Center • 330 South Tryon Street
                            the Visitor Info Center at 704.331.2700 or 800.231.4636                  Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. & Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
                                                                                                     Guided walking tours available on Fri. at 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
                            GUIDED CENTER CITY WALKING TOUR                                          Please call for availability • 704.331.2753
                            Guided tours offered 2nd Sat. monthly from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
                            Reservations are required. • Call Charlotte Crown Guides at
                            704.562.5350 or 704.408.3726 • charlottecrownguides.com


                            Events and dates are subject to change. For an up-to-date listing, please visit the calendar at charlottesgotalot.com

				
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