Explore Charlotte This Week: Can’t-Miss Cultural Events

Charlotte June

Even when the weather gets chilly in the Queen City, there’s no shortage of cultural events across Charlotte this February. Stop by one of our many world-class museums, stop by Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens for a lesson, or see one of today’s most famous comedians perform at the Knight Theater.

Music of Lonnie Holley presented by the McColl Center
2/4/2017 – Experience Atlanta-based visual artist and musician Lonnie Holley perform with cellist Ben Sollee in the historic McColl Center. Holley’s music and lyrics are improvised, evolving every performance, offering attendees a one-of-a-kind show. Holley has toured through Europe and the U.S. including a recent performance with Bon Iver in Brooklyn. To learn more about the event, venue, or buy tickets, visit here.

Living Gifts: Terrarium Build Workshop
2/11/2017 – Looking for the right gift for your Valentine’s sweetheart? Rethink the traditional flower bouquet and craft a customized terrarium at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. Materials including a glass dish and plants will be available, and participants are encouraged to bring personal objects to create a personal touch. To learn more about the workshop or buy tickets, visit here.

Marc Maron at the Knight Theater
2/18/2017 – Marc Maron continues his Too Real Tour in the Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts. With the recent conclusion of his four-season IFC comedy show “Maron,” American comedian Maron set out on a comedy tour throughout the United States. Comedy fans looking for an unapologetically raw stand-up performance should visit here to find out more information about the show.

Anna Dickinson at the Mint Museum
2/25/2017 – Join internationally-known glass artist at The Mint Museum from 1 to 3 p.m. as she lectures on the creativity and process behind her craft. Dickinson’s work stands out through her ability to incorporate a variety of materials into her glass art, and she has work in museums and collections around the world. The event includes a post-talk reception beginning at 2 p.m. To learn about the event, visit here.  

Barber Theatre: Middletown Theatre Department at Davidson College
2/26/17 – A play based in a small American town is an adventure from beginning to end. This mature audience play will take you to space and back on the explorations of John and Mary. More details at www.davidson.edu