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

Contact information for the event:


Clayworks Spring Sale April 1 & 2

Clayworks is presenting it’s Annual Spring Sale on April 1 & 2, 2016.

The Gallery is open during the sale and daily by appointment, call 704-344-0795

Featuring a diverse selection of handmade pottery and ceramic sculpture created by Clayworks instructors and studio artists.

Join the fun and bring a friend

4506 Monroe Road
Charlotte, NC 28205

Clayworks Artists:
Susan Benoit, Karla Chambers, Dorothy Cole, Adrienne Dellinger, John Ferraris, John Freeman, Susan Hughes, Ralph Jannelli, Anita Joglekar, Kim Marcadis, Jeff Pender, Ann Prock, Greg Scott, Ju-Ian Shen, Rae Stark, Becky Story, Kimberly Tyrrell, & Judith Wood
Clayworks is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the ceramic arts, development of artists and students, and enrichment of the communities it serves.


WTVI PBS Charlotte – A Charlotte East Gem

Did you know that WTVI PBS Charlotte calls Charlotte East home? The station is located off of Commonwealth Ave in east Charlotte. WTVI has served Charlotte for more than 50 years!

WTVI is more than quality television programming. The station supports activities in the community like the upcoming conversation with former Negro League Baseball players related to the screening of a new Ken Burns documentary. In honor of Public Broadcasting System’s (PBS) premiere of Ken Burns’ new documentary “Jackie Robinson” on April 11 and 12, WTVI PBS Charlotte will host a panel discussion with former Negro League baseball players, as well as a screening of the new film, on April 4 at its studio.