Charlotte, NC – October, 5th – 15th 2014 Events – History, Poetry, Music, and Laughter

By David Boling

Fall is upon us and the opportunities to make the most of Charlotte continues to grow. We are unquestionably a world class city now and this list is just a minor taste of what the Queen City has to offer. Make your plans, buy your tickets, and don’t miss a beat!

Charlotte Fall Arts

Charlotte, NC October 2014 Events

Monday, October 5th – History Reads Book Club

The Charlotte Museum of History

Book lovers and history lovers will be thrilled to take part in these regular events and learn about the history of our region. More Information here!

Wednesday, October 8th – Taste of the Mint: October

Mint Museum Uptown

Enjoy the culinary creations and beverages inside the Mint Museum Uptown and then frolic in a guided tour of the museum itself. More information here!

Friday, October 10th – SlamCharlotte Poetry Slam

Booth Playhouse at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

This monthly spectacle has a mission to promote poetic growth in the city. Always a great time and one never to be missed. More information here!

Friday and Saturday, October 10th and 11th – Charlotte Symphony: Schubert’s “Tragic” Symphony

Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

As you’ve seen before, The Charlotte Symphony is one of our greatest pleasures and more often than not, appears on our lists. This time you’ll be treated to:

Mei-Ann Chen, conducting | Wu Man, pipa

MOZART Overture to The Magic Flute  

JIPING Concerto for Pipa and Orchestra

SCHUBERT Symphony No. 4, “Tragic”

More information here!

Saturday, October 11th – 1st Annual South End Hops Festival

Corner of West Carson and South Mint

If you love an abundance of craft beer, live music, and outstanding food the don’t miss this! More information here!

Sunday, October 12th – Last Comic Standing

Knight Theater at Levine Cneter for the Arts

NBC is bringing the winners of their Emmy Award nominated series Last Comic Standing to entertain the Queen City. Want to laugh? Get out to the show! 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

 US National Whitewater Center • Tosco Music PartyCarolina Panthers

Charlotte CheckersCharlotte HornetsCharlotte Knights

Charlotte EaglesCharlotte Hounds


David is a guest blogger for LiveUptownNow.com 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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