Friday 1/12/18

Harry Potter Night at Founders Holiday Ice Rink

Founders Holiday Ice Rink

6:00 PM

Come dressed as your favorite Harry Potter character and enjoy a magical night on the ice.


Checkers vs. Toronto

Bojangles’ Coliseum

7:15 PM

Come join Hockey Fights Cancer Night presented by Hendrick Acura and watch the Checkers take on Toronto.


Food Truck Friday South End

Sycamore Brewing

5:00 PM

This family-friendly event features craft brews, wine, cider, live music and the best food trucks in Charlotte. Bring the whole family, including your dogs. Along with seating in the beer garden and taproom, patrons are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets.

Saturday 1/13/18

Takeover Days: Roush Fenway Racing

Discovery Place Science

9:00 AM

As part of Year of the Engineer Saturdays, local engineers and professional organizations will provide industry-specific experiences while also showcasing the work being done in the Carolinas.


Hog Butchering Day at Historic Brattonsville

Historic Brattonsville

10:00 AM

Early settlers in the Carolina Back country prized the hog for its food value and utilitarian by-products. The customary community affair of processing and preserving a whole hog will be demonstrated at Historic Brattonsville. Learn about traditional American food ways with a day full of 19th century-style pork processing activities.

Story Explorers: Penguins, Penguins, Penguins!

ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

2:00 PM

Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more! In honor of Children’s Theatre of Charlotte’s theatre festival, WonderFest, and the in-house performance of Mr. Popper’s Penguins, today’s program will include non-fiction penguin exploration, penguin games and ice painting


Merit Badge Workshop: Astronomy

Discovery Place Nature

9:00 AM

Boy Scouts can work toward their Astronomy Merit Badge at this program. There is homework to be done before and after.

Sunday 1/14/18

Sunday Fun Day – It’s Elementary, Dear Artson

Mint Museum Uptown

1:00 PM

Be an art detective, looking for clues to unlock the mystery of the elements of art. Enjoy family-friendly art projects, gallery visits, artist demos and family yoga sessions.