The Charlotte Museum of History Presents History Talks Lecture Series: Warren Bingham’s book George Washington’s 1791 Southern Tour

CMH12_home_01History Talks Lecture Series:  Warren Bingham’s book George Washington’s 1791 Southern Tour

4 July 2016 at 12:15 pm

3500 Shamrock Drive

Author Warren Bingham will discuss his new book, George Washington’s 1791 Southern Tour.  The author will be available to sign copies of the book after his presentation.  This event is in conjunction with the museum’s Fourth of July Celebration.

Free for members, $5.00 public, $20.00 for families.

Please register at

For more information, please call 704-568-1774, or email


The Charlotte Museum of History Hosts Belmont Neighborhood Walking Tour

CMH12_home_01Belmont Neighborhood Walking Tour
16 July 2016 at 10:30 am
Tour begins and ends at Intermezzo Pizzeria & Cafe, 1427 E. 10th Street, Charlotte, NC 28204
Join us for an hour long walking tour of the Belmont neighborhood.  Belmont began as Charlotte’s first working-class textile mill village.  Today, the diverse neighborhood is in the midst of transformation as persons seek single-family homes in close proximity to Uptown.
Free and open to the public.  Please wear comfortable walking shoes. Please pre-register on our website at
For more information, contact 704-568-1774, or email

An Evening of Charlotte Film at the Charlotte Museum of History: June 2, 2016

popcornAn Evening of Charlotte Film at the Charlotte Museum of History

2 June 2016 at 7:30 pm

3500 Shamrock Drive


The Charlotte Museum of History will host an evening of short films directed by local artists.  Notable films from the 2014 and 2015 Charlotte 48 Hour Film Project ( will be screened and the films’ directors will be on hand for Q&A.  The event will begin at 7:30 pm with beer, wine and hor d’oeuvres, followed by the screening of the films.


Open to the public.  Donations are requested.  All proceeds will be split between the Museum and Studio 345 (


Preregistration is required.

Call 704-568-1774, or email us at


East Side Opportunity Listening Tour May 26

East Side Opportunity Listening Tour event hosted by the YMCA and the Opportunity Task Force

Thursday, May 26 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Simmons Branch YMCA

During the East Side Listening Tour, we will:

  • Learn about Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s opportunity gaps
  • Share our views on economic realities and ideas
  • Find out more about how we can help build opportunity


East Side Opportunity Listening Tour

When: Thursday, May 26, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Simmons YMCA, 6824 Democracy Drive Charlotte, NC 28212

Registration: Register at or click here.

Childcare and dinner will be provided to everyone who pre-registers.


Grove Park & Ravenwood 8th Annual Garden Tour

The Grove Park/Ravenwood Garden & Art Tour is May 15 starting at 1pm. Begin at the Triangle (Terry Lane and Linda Lake Dr.) where you will find artists, vendors, and maps of the many homes that are on the tour. Take a minute to shop, maybe find a few plants at our plant sale, or items for your home, then set out to be welcomed by neighbors to their private gardens. It’s an amazing once-a-year event you don’t want to miss!

Groverpark Garden Tour


The Charlotte Museum of History Hosts Colonial Gem May 12

The Charlotte Museum of History located in East Charlotte is a local jewel. The Museum is hosting a unique event on May 12: Colonial Gem. Guest will enjoy colonial beer, wine, hors d’oeuvres, and music. The event will be held at the Hezekiah Alexander home site and will include tours of the historic home and kitchen.

Be sure to check out all of the upcoming events at The Charlotte Museum of History.

Colonial Gem


Zaxby’s to Open May 9 in Charlotte East

Investors and developers know a good thing when they see it. The area on Charlotte’s far eastern edge is seeing a surge of new development. The latest addition is a new Zaxby’s restaurant that will open on May 9 at 8905 Albemarle Road. The first 100 guest will receive a Zaxby’s fanatic pack.

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Celebrate Mother’s Day in East Charlotte at The Van LanLandingham Estate

Mother’s Day is next Sunday. You can celebrate mom in style with brunch in East Charlotte at The VanLandingham Estate. Reservation time are available at 10:00am, 10:30am, 1:00pm, and 1:30pm. Space is limited at time is running out. Reserve your spot today!

Mother's Day 2016


Details on the Proposal to Sell 11.4 Acres of Eastland Site to CMS

Eastland Concept PlanReview for yourself the details of the proposal to sell 11.4 acres of the Eastland Site to Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. Click for a link to PDF of the presentation.


Charlotte Neighborhood Walking Tour- NoDa

CMH12_home_01The Charlotte Museum of History Presents: Charlotte Neighborhood Walking Tour- NoDa
7 May 2016 at 10:30 am and 11:00 am
Join us for an hour walking tour of the NoDa neighborhood, an eclectic arts district and community that began as a mill village. The tour will begin and end at Heist Brewery, 2909 North Davidson Street. Following the tour, we will host a reception. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. Preregistration required.
Free and open to the public.
Please click here to register.

Heist Brewery
2909 North Davidson Street #200
Charlotte, NC 28205

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