Fun outdoor activity alert! Anne Springs Close Greenway offers tons of ways to play all summer.

Did you know a mere 18 miles from Center City Charlotte is 2,100 acres of nature with a lake, forests, streams, trails and wide-open spaces with an almost endless list of activities? The Anne Springs Close Greenway in York County is the perfect day trip to get away from it all and try something new! This lush oasis opened in 1995 and boasts 36 miles of walking and biking trails, a 28-acre acre lake, dog park, yoga classes, native plants [...]

Charlotte Weekend Fun for April 22 – 24th

Charlotte Weekend Fun: Looking for some fun activities around Charlotte this weekend? Charlotte offers it all, from bonafide Louisiana crawfish boil, outdoor fun in the water, or some sophisticated live jazz music. Have a great weekend, and be sure to ask us for more Savvy Charlotte recommendations! Springfest at Olde Meck Brewery - April 23 & 24 Located in the popular and ever-growing Lower Southend neighborhood, don't miss out on this annual feast! Described as "Louisiana Springfest is our second [...]

Activity in West Side Charlotte

Plenty is happening in West Side Charlotte. From local artist events to major land developments, there is a lot of action on Charlotte’s once overlooked west side.   Charlotte Storytellers at Union Shop Studio Culture Friday & Saturday, April 1-2: Charlotte Storytellers event at Union Shop Studio Charlotte’s favorite live storytelling troupe teamed up with the folks at Union Shop Studios for a weekend of anecdotes about “Growing Pains.” As they put it, “Charlotte, your city is growing. [...]

By |2023-07-24T18:21:04+00:00April 5th, 2016|Events, Savvy eNews|

Ballantyne Village Eggstravaganza!

Another Savvy Saturday at the Ballantyne Village Eggstravaganza! Families and friends flocked to Ballantyne Village this past Saturday to partake in the ever-popular Eggstravaganza. This annual tradition is fun for all ages, and Savvy Agents Victor Ahdieh, Beverley Fasth, Eileen Nelis, Lisa Pricher, Stephanie Therrell, and Susan Wright were all present to help partake in the festivities! Over 1000+ people hopped over to the Ballantyne Village to check out the fun, and three lucky raffle winners got to take home [...]

Savvy 7 – Charlotte Music Venues

Charlotte Music Venues     Few may recall that before Nashville was the center of the musical universe in the South, Charlotte was where most early bluegrass and country musicians came to play before crowds of eager textile workers. The Carter Family, Bill Monroe (the father of Bluegrass), and many early stars came through Uptown. By the the 1940s, though, the Grand Ole Opry radio show started broadcasting across the nation, and so musicians set their sights on Nashville, [...]

Uptown Life – Fun in the Park

Romare Bearden Park   One of our favorite features of Uptown Charlotte is Romare Bearden Park, nestled comfortably between skyscrapers, restaurants, and the brand new BB&T Ballpark. Named after the Charlotte born artist, the park opened in 2013 to much fanfare, and has remained very active ever since! Playing host to weekly music series, daily fitness camps, and Summer Concerts, there is plenty of reason to head Uptown. In fact, this past Friday, up to 30,000 football fans were present [...]

50th Anniversary Festival in the Park

50th Anniversary Festival in the Park Freedom Park (Charlotte, NC), 1900 East Blvd Event Hours: Fri, Sept 19th, 4:00-9:30 pm Sat, Sept 20th, 10am-9:30 pm Sun, Sept 21st, 11am-6pm Its that time of year again but this Festival in the Park is a little different from all the others . . . this September is the 50th anniversary since the first Festival in the Park in 1964! Come join your neighbors enjoy food, music, art, and great times in Freedom Park, Charlotte, NC. There [...]

By |2023-07-24T18:20:04+00:00August 8th, 2014|Charlotte Community, Charlotte Events, Dilworth, Events|
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