It’s All About Mom – Charlotte, NC – May 8 – 14, 2015 Events

By David Boling

This weekend we celebrate the greatest people in our lives. We celebrate our mothers. Charlotte has no lack of events ready for you to show Mom just how special she is. Below are just a few of our favorite picks.

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Friday, May 8th : Soirée Bohème: The 2015 Gala

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

This Black Tie affair is “a night of fun and philanthropy.” The whole museum is open and the highlight is the modern art of master Henri Matisse.

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Saturday, May 9th : Mad About Modern: Mid-Century Modern Home Tour

Various Locations

Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month with Historic Charlotte. Tour 5 homes, 2 condominiums, and 2 church sanctuaries. Mom is sure to love this leisurely day out.

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Saturday, May 9th : COMMUNITY DAY

Carolina Aviation Museum

As their website says: “Join the fun – participate in various science, art, aviation history projects, sit in an actual fighter jet cockpit and lots more.” Mom will surely revel in the child like joy on your face.

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Saturday, May 9th : Charlotte Mother’s Day Wine Tour & Picnic

Various Locations

Sit back and relax while you are transported off to 3 different local vineyards for a special Mother’s Day wine tasting event.

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Sunday, May 10th : Mother’s Day Brunch

Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen

Your mother quite possibly provided you with the best food you’ve ever had. This Mother’s Day spend some time with Mom learning how to do the best brunch in town.

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Featured recurring event: Food Truck Friday Southend – A great way to end a long work week. This Friday bring Mom along.

Last Chance to see: Illusion: Nothing is as it seems at Discovery Place – Test your senses with this mind blowing exhibit.

Beyond Uptown: Mother’s Day Weekend Wine Walk at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden – Treat Mom to beauty and vino!

Upcoming: Keep your calendars open for these events. More details to come.

May: Charlotte VegFest, South End Hops Festival, Party in the Park

June: NoDa 5k, Brew Stash Bash, TMP Beatles Tribute Night

July: 24 Hours of Booty


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

US National Whitewater Center • Tosco Music PartyCarolina Panthers

Charlotte CheckersCharlotte HornetsCharlotte Knights

Charlotte EaglesCharlotte HoundsCharlotte Independence

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.