Moira Quinn: Fabfest, Juneteenth and Science on the Rocks

CHARLOTTE, NC — If you’re looking for something to do with dad this weekend then look no further!

Moira Quinn from Charlotte Center City Partners has the rundown of events.

Friday, June 14 through Sunday, June 16
FABFEST – Charlotte's Beatles Festival
Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts
Presented by Tosco Music

FABFEST is a weekend celebration of Beatles music that will be unlike anything previously
staged in the Southeast. Beatles fans from near and far will be arriving in Charlotte to have a
fabulous time with John, Paul, George and Ringo in their hearts and great music ringing in their
ears! FABFEST includes 2 evening concerts at Knight Theater in Uptown Charlotte
2 days of live music, speakers and activities at Fairfield by Marriott on Saturday and Sunday.

Wednesday, June 19
Juneteenth Celebration
12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. 7th Street
Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. 7th Street, is hosting a free family day to celebrate
Juneteenth on Wednesday, June 19th, 2019, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
There will be special performances and activities.
Juneteenth marks the moment in 1865 that enslaved people received word of the abolishment of
slavery at the close of the Civil War. President Abraham Lincoln had issued the Emancipation
Proclamation, an executive order, on January 1st, 1863.

Friday, June 21
Science On The Rocks
Discovery Place Science
Play like a kid, party like an adult. Science is shaken, not stirred, every third Friday of the month
at Science on the Rocks. Each month features themed activities and a chance for adults age 21+
to explore the Museum after-hours. Unlike field trips from your childhood, Science on the
Rocks transforms each floor of the Museum with crazy activities, costume contests, bars and

Make this summer last forever at our next adults-only night at the Museum. Science on the
Rocks: Summer of ’69 to kick-off the first official day of summer.
Take a shot at Tongue Twister and try to unwrap Starbursts
Speak to the heart and learn what your Love Language is
Participate in a retro costume contest with your most rad outfit
Celebrate friendship and create your own friendship bracelet
Enjoy Age of Aquarius, a specialty cocktail, along with food and desserts including Hippie Wings,
Tie Dye Fries, Moon Landing Hummus Plate, The Beatles Chicken Salad Sandwich, Woodstock
Cupcake and a Boeing 747 Margarita Cupcake
Meet your friends, bring a date or leave the kids at home for a Friday night you won’t soon
For just an additional $5, add an IMAX viewing.