Charlotte, NC – November, 1st – 15th 2014 Events – Sherlock, Symphony, Marathons, and Autumn

By David Boling

The goblins, the superheroes, and the Elsas have retreated away for another year and it’s time to prepare for the sub-zero temperatures. I’m predicting a colder than normal autumn and winter, but that’s one of the joys of living in Charlotte. We get a wide range of seasons and can enjoy the benefits of them all. However, cold weather is no reason to stay cooped up inside your house. Throw on your layers and enjoy the culture of the Queen City. You’ll never get these days back.

And don’t forget to vote on Tuesday, November 4th. 

CPCC Halton Theater

Charlotte, NC November 2014 Events

10 days, October 31st – November 9th – Ken Ludwig’s The Games Afoot or Holmes for the Holidays

CPCC, Pease Auditorium

Sherlock Holmes has made a stunning comeback in popularity in recent years with BBC’s “Sherlock”, CBS’s “Elementary”, and the blockbuster films starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law. Now you can take a mystifying and hilarious look into what it must be like for an actor to play an actor forced into living a night like his version of Sherlock. Confusing? Sure, but that’s the joy of Holmes. More Information here!

Wednesday, November 5th – Orchestra on Campus, Mavericks of Sound

CPCC, Halton Theater

Enjoy a night with Charlotte’s greatest tradition, the Charlotte Symphony, at CPCC’s Halton Theater located just outside of Uptown in Elizabeth. From Ravel to Mozart, your inner peace and happiness will thank you. More Information here!

Saturday, November 8th – Charlotte Art Collective Fine Art and Craft Show

Avondale Presbyterian Church

Art lovers have something to look forward to in Dilworth. The Charlotte Art Collective is hosting a Fine Art and Craft Show. Featuring works from local artists  Celena Burnett, Richard Siegel, and Linda Minor. More Information here!

Friday and Saturday, November 14th and 15th – Brahms A German Requiem

Belk Theater

Return to Uptown to rejoin the Charlotte Symphony who will be joined by the Oratorio Singers of Charlotte, the Symphony’s official chorus, for a magical journey into Brahms Requiem. More Information here!

Saturday, November 15th – Thunder Road Marathon


The Novant Health Thunder Road Marathon and Half Marathon return to all our favorite Uptown Charlotte neighborhoods once again this year. Register and run, or come out and cheer on your friends, neighbors, or even strangers. There are parties in every neighborhood to stop in at. From Myers Park to NoDa to Plaza Midwood and beyond, you will find a good time is had by all! More Information here!

Saturday, November 15th – Fall Fest

Charlotte Nature Museum

If a marathon isn’t what you are looking for, and you need something to occupy yourself before the Symphony, then take in Fall Fest at the Charlotte Nature Museum. There will be animals, crafts, puppet shows, and more. A great way to spend an autumnal day in Charlotte. More Information here!

These are just a few of my personal picks of things to do in Charlotte. For more information on Charlotte events I suggest you check out these great resources.


Charlotte’s Got A Lot • Blumenthal Arts • Charlotte Center City

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David is a guest blogger for and will be providing content occasionally that we hope you’ll find useful and valuable. He grew up in Charlotte, so has intimate knowledge of Charlotte’s neighborhoods, restaurants, hot spots, and also hidden gems. When not guest blogging for us, he runs a successful branding and media consulting company.  

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