What’s Happening in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC — Mark your calendars! Moira Quinn with Charlotte Center City Partners has the top events happening this month.

Thursday, October 17

Music at the Met

6pm – 9pm

The Metropolitan at the Greenway

Final in the free summer series of acoustic music featuring local artists. Dogs, children…everyone is welcome. Bring a chair…food drink specials with the live music and games…gorgeous views of the city across the greenway and water. 


Saturday, October 19

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Check-in 8am, Walk 10am

AvidXchange Music Factory

1011 Hamilton Street

Not too late to sign up with a team…so much fun and what a great location! Walk to raise money for the fight against breast cancer and to support survivors, including those currently battling the disease and their caregivers. Special events for survivors. 


Saturday, October 19

CMS School Choice and Enrollment Fair


Wells Fargo Atrium

401 S. Tryon Street (Tryon and MLK Jr. Blvd)


Yes, school just started, but it’s time to plan for next year. Explore your options for the 2020-2021 school year, learn about the 97 magnet programs, and enroll your children who will be new to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

Transportation options:
-Catch one of our shuttles at First Ward Creative Arts Academy, Irwin Academic Center, or Central Piedmont Community College (Central Campus)
-Explore CATS and LYNX Blue Line routes using charlottegov.nc
-Park at the Two Wells Fargo parking garage (entrance on MLK Blvd) $5 parking fee