Things to Do in Charlotte NC Week-Ending 02/22/2009

Real Estate Agent with | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 228209
Looking for things to do with family and friends this week?  Here are a few things that you're sure to enjoy!
Week of 02/16/09 - 02/22/2009:

Children's Theatre of Charlotte

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!
Feb 13 - Mar 1, 2009

Children's Theatre of Charlotte
(Click Here for a Seating Map)
Front Orchestra $18.00

General Section $14.00

A wildly imaginative tale that encourages young children to 'think outside the box!'    Have we been told the whole truth about the 3 Little Pigs and their homebuilding expertise?  This upbeat, rock 'n' roll musical experience is like no other!  The audience is interactive in deciding if the Big Bad Wolf is guilty or not.  Join the Tarradiddle Players for this signature performance.  
Visit  for ticket information and more information on upcoming shows.

Things to Do in Charlotte NC


Take a break from the holiday rush and visit the Joe & Joan Martin Center. Reflecting an original approach to education, learning and the arts, the 106,000 square-foot facility serves as an unprecedented resource for families, creating a synergy between  educational drama experiences and the critical skills of reading unlike any in the country.  Hint:  Take the Train!  The Blue Line, the first leg of Charlotte Transit's new light rail system, LYNX, has a stop right at ImaginOn! For details on taking the train to the performances, CLICK HERE!

Theatre Ticket

The Mint Museum of Art
2730 Randolph Road
Charlotte, NC  28207
Phone:  704.337.2000

The Mint Museum of Art is housed in what used to be the first branch of the US Mint.  The building, which was moved from the center of the city of Charlotte, is now located in the Elizabeth/Myers Park area.  The Museum opened in 1936 and houses a permanent art collection with a timeline from the Ancient America period to the Colonial America period to present day America.  There is SO much to see--among the displays are one of the best ceramics collections in the US, an extensive historic costume collection and artifact from around the world that was donated for your viewing and appreciation.

Shop til you drop!

Billy Graham Library
4330 Westmont Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

Innovative and family friendly, the Billy Graham Library facilitates visitors who can experience state-of-the-art exhibits, multimedia displays, films and much more!  The complex, built on the former Graham dairy farm was built and designed to appeal to those visitors seeking sprituality, research, history and sheer beauty.  The Graham family home place, a bookstore and a dairy bar are included in the complex.  

Admission is FREE and the complex is open Monday through Saturday from 9:30 - 5:00.

Billy Graham Library

FEB 19, 2009
Son Volt
The Neighborhood Theatre
511 East 36th Street

Charlotte, NC  28209

Son Volt's music will remind you of a combination of Bob Dylan, Neil Young and The Jayhawks and Automatic for the People.  Volt is a considered a staple band of the alternative country movement and spans the American traditional music, inspired by blues!   

Showtime is 8:00; doors open at 7:00.
Seats are limited so arrive early to catch a seat!
The Neighborhood Theatre

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About the author:

Quality Service CertifiedDebe Maxwell is a Charlotte Residential Real Estate Broker, Certified Neighborhood & Relocation Specialist, ABR & e-PRO who can assist you with the purchase and/or sale of real estate in the Charlotte NC Metro Area.  If you're relocating to or from any other area of the country, Debe connects you with any member of her team of relocation professionals in your destination or exit city of choice.  The destination service is of no cost to you!  The Maxwell House Group's quality service guarantee puts this team far ahead of the competition; providing unsurpassed customer service is their #1 priority!  Debe Maxwell -- Helen Adams Realty -- 704.491.3310
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Disclaimer:  All information provided by this author is strictly an opinion, is not guaranteed, may be based on information collected from several sources, which may or may not be deemed reliable at the time of researching this article and may be time sensitive.

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Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

Hi Debe-Sounds like a wonderful place to take the kids. Charlotte definitely is a place of culture for all to enjoy. You do a fabulous job representing your area. You have much to be proud of. Great job.

Feb 18, 2009 09:13 AM #1
Bruce Brockmeier
Internet Marketing Consultant to REALTORS® - Yorba Linda, CA
Coached By Crouch
Have we been told the whole truth about the 3 Little Pigs and their homebuilding expertise? * * * * * Okay. I give up. What's the inside story?! :)
Feb 18, 2009 10:08 AM #2
Carol Smith
Casmi Photography - Mebane, NC

My "must see when I'm in Charlotte" book is filling up fast!  There's lots to do, that's for sure!

Feb 18, 2009 10:47 AM #3
Elizabeth Cooper-Golden
Huntsville Alabama Real Estate, (@ Homes Realty Group) - Huntsville, AL
Huntsville AL MLS

Debe, I'm cracking up at Bruce.  What a great comment, lol.  Love your list of things today.  There is something for everyone here.  Perfect!  I hope you are having a great week;)

Feb 18, 2009 11:58 AM #4
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Debe, I don't think there's one thing on here I wouldn't enjoy--even the kids storytelling.  Wish I were closer, they are wonderful events.

Feb 18, 2009 12:10 PM #5
Lori Churchill Cofer
Beasley Realty - Pullman, WA
Realtor - 509-330-0086 - Pullman, WA
Debe, Sounds like you are truly blessed to live in such a wonderful part of the world!!!
Feb 19, 2009 10:32 AM #6
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Hi All!  Thanks so much for your comments!  I have been crazy busy but, wanted to let you all know that I have read each and every one of your comments and truly do appreciate you all!  Have a wonderful week and if you get some time--come on and visit me in Charlotte!  I'll show you the Queen City in royal style!

Debe in Charlotte

Feb 21, 2009 05:21 PM #7
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