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CATS holiday bus
Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) will operate free-ride holiday “wrapped” buses now through Dec. 31.  Buses will operate throughout the CATS system along local, express and regional bus routes and will be a free ride to passengers boarding the festive buses. “Our customers are such an important part of CATS,...
As the Charlotte Area continues to see booming population growth with increasing urban population densities and sprawling rural areas, the demand for public safety services is also increasing – posing new sets of challenges. Charlotte added more residents last year than all but 10 cities in the country, according to...
National Pawn, pawn retailer with 17 locations across the state, is donating more than 100 musical instruments and $2,000 to Mecklenburg Public Schools’ Cochrane  as part of its continued efforts to support music education in North Carolina. National Pawn president Bob Moulton presented the monetary and instrument donation, including trumpets,...
The Concord Downtown Development Corporation and the Historic Concord Preservation Trust have teamed up to host the 2nd Annual Hops and Heat Beer & Chili Festival, Saturday, November 3, from 1 – 5 p.m. in Downtown Concord. Hops and Heat will feature local and regional breweries, a “taste off”...
Walk To End Alzheimers Charlotte
More than 3,300 people joined the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s® - Charlotte in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease at BB&T Ballpark on Oct. 13. Participants raised more than $575,000 to fund Alzheimer's care, support and research programs. Donations are still being accepted through Dec. 31 at...
Davidson artist Herb Jackson will open an exhibition entitled "Across Time" on Friday, November 2, 6 to 8 pm, at Hidell Brooks Gallery in Charlotte. He will be showing new work juxtaposed with work from as long as 40 years ago, so that visitors can see how the work...
Jerald Melberg Gallery is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new pastels by Charles Basham Nov. 10 – Dec. 29. Aptly titled Ends of the Day, the exhibition will debut large-scale pastels with an emphasis on landscapes at sunrise and sunset. In these works, Basham renders dramatic and compelling...
OrthoCarolina has made a game of exploring neighborhoods across the Queen City. Partnering with marketing firm #thesavageway, OrthoCarolina has launched Explore Your 704, a four-week, first-of-its-kind scavenger hunt that takes participants on an outdoor journey of discovery, fun and wellness. “OrthoCarolina believes that the quickest path to wellness is to...
On Thursday, Oct. 11– the International Day of the Girl – join the Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council in its community-wide effort to empower and honor women who have made a positive impact. Established in December 2011 by the United Nations, the Day of the Girl was designed “to recognize...
Once Upon A Flame
PSNC Energy and The National Theatre for Children (NTC) have partnered to educate and inspire North Carolina students and their families by bringing energetic, science-based live performances into local elementary schools. From Oct.15 to Nov. 16, professional actors from NTC will visit over 40 elementary schools to perform Once Upon...