Planning for March? Check out the upcoming events in Charlotte

March is here!  Here are a few events around Charlotte that you might want to attend, I know I will be!

2013 Charlotte Quilters’ Guild Quilt Show

The event is on Friday March 8th and Saturday March 9th from 9:00am-5:00pm. The admission fee is $6. This event, “Through the Garden Gate,”  with over 200 quilts and 40 quilters. Proceeds from the quilt show and vendor mall will help support Charlotte Quilters’ Guild operations.

Sophisticated Surfaces: The Pottery of Herb Cohen Exhibition

Now through March 17th, the Mint Museum Randolph will be hosting this Exhibit that focuses on the ceramic creations of Herb Cohen, a master potter and seminal figure in the museum’s own history.

And the Bead Goes On Exhibition

Also at the Mint Museum Randolph, through March 31st will be hosting this exhibit. Beads have been used to enliven fashion designs since ancient times. Originally restricted to the wardrobes of aristocrats and made of precious materials, beads indicated wealth and status in numerous cultures throughout the globe.

Wicked

This famous musical will be performed at the Ovens Auditorium starting March 13th and going through the 17th with start times in the afternoon and evening. The tickets range from $30 to $150. To purchase tickets click here

17th Annual Charlotte St. Patrick’s Day Parade

This annual parade will be on March 16th beginning at 11:00 at and the route will be from Tryon St. from 9th St. to 3rd St. The parade will feature pipe & drum bands, Irish dancers, floats, animals, acrobats and more. There is no admission, so grab your green gear and come on out!

Latta Celtic Festival

On March 16th and 17th, enjoy live music from Irish Temperance, performances by the Charlotte Scottish Country Dancing Society, and Celtic reenactors spanning from the Medieval Celts to WWII!Shop with Celtic Vendors, enjoy food from Appalachian Smoke, and grab a cold beer from The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery! Admission: $7 Adults $6 Seniors $5 Students Children 5 and under and member free and is at the Historic Latta Plantation.

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