What’s Happening with Moira Quinn

Moira Quinn has what's going on this weekend in the Charlotte area.

CHARLOTTE, NC — Food and music is all you really need to have a great weekend.

Moira Quinn with Charlotte Center City Partners stopped by to chat with the couch crew about this weekend’s happenings.


Culture Feast in Uptown Charlotte
Friday, September 8
6:15-11 p.m.
NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza
Celebrate Culture For All! Share a community table dinner, enjoy unique cultural happenings and dance the night away in Uptown Charlotte.
Craft beer provided by Triple C Brewing Company and wine by Shelton Vineyards is included in the ticket price.  The doors open at 6:15 p.m. You have to be 21 or older to participate. Single tickets are $35; two tickets are $60 when using the promo code “CultureForAll”.  Click here for tickets, or call: 704 372 1000.


Charity 5K Rock ‘N Run at AvidXchange Music Factory for Eighth Year
Sept. 9
8 a.m.
1000 Music Factory Blvd.
This event has live music, vendors, raffle giveaways and healthy-living information. The run/walk was created to promote economic development, raise community awareness, and create business alliances in the North End Smart District. Proceeds from the event will help low-income residents in the area, via the program initiatives of Community Dream Builders, a Charlotte-based nonprofit that organizes the race.


Festival of India
Saturday, September 9, 12-8 p.m.
Sunday, September 10, 12-7 p.m.
Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
In its 23rd year, the festival has grown to include the sights of Yoga demonstrations and Indian art galleries, smells from North and South Indian cuisine such as samosa chaat and chicken biryani, and sounds of Bollywood music and dance of a country that many Charlotteans call home. The two-day event takes place at Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center and on the two block of Tryon Street. Tickets are only $7 at the Gate or $6 online. Kids under 10 are free!

Soul Junction
Friday, September 15, 5-10 p.m.
Saturday, September 16, 3-10 p.m.
JCSU on Beatties Ford Road
Soul Junction is a free, two-day music festival “where the city meets the village”. This annual live music event features national and local musicians, and celebrates the culture, music and soul of Charlotte’s Historic West End neighborhood. Featured artists include: Joanna Teters, Derrick Hodges, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Micki Miller, The X-Men and Shelby J – part of Music Everywhere. Click here for event registration.