February has much to offer for both residents and visitors in Charlotte, NC. Kids and adults alike have a lot of events to look forward to this month. The following are some of the great things to do in Charlotte this February.
Kids and Family Events
Queen City Ghost Tours (All February)
Kids and adults who want to get scary with stories about ghosts, goblins and ghouls may come to the Queen City Ghost Tours. This event is available for the whole month of February.
Yo Gabba Gabba Live on February 16
Yo Gabba Gabba Live will be held at Ovens Auditorium. It starts at 5 p.m., and the show is great for kids and parents.
Stories with Dad on February 21
This is great for parents who want their kids to develop their imagination and literacy skills. It happens in the Community Room at the South County Regional Library. This 30-minute activity is great for children from ages three to five.
Fabulous Friday Pajamarama Storytime on February 22
Children who love stories and storytelling should not miss the Fabulous Friday Pajamarama Storytime on February 22. It will be held at Barnes and Noble Booksellers at Carolina Place Mall.
Third Annual Pancakes for a Purpose on February 23
Have fun and support a cause with the Third Annual Pancakes for a Purpose. Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser aims to help a pancreatic cancer research program called Pancakes for a Purpose.
Bowl for Kid’s Sake on February 23
Children and parents who are into fundraising may participate in the Bowl for Kid’s Sake. This is an annual activity that Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte initiates.
Kids Painting Class on February 23
Allow kids to express the artist in them during the kids painting class “Abstract Heart” by Cajun Canvas. With this, they will be able to develop their art skills and take home their masterpieces.
Unsung Heroes: African Americans in History on February 23
Students and adults should come to witness the award-winning author and educator Carole Boston Weatherford’s creation with live performances of poetic biographies about people who worked hard to build the country. This activity is free, and there are no reservations needed. It is at the main branch of the Gaston County Public library.
Festivals in Charlotte
Noda Gras Mardi Gras Bar Crawl on February 16
Enjoy a fun-filled night with Noda Gras. It is going to be a party with great food and drinks. It will also be a venue for thousands of Good Eats and Meets Charlotte chapter members to get to know each other.
Charlotte Dance Festival on February 15 to 16
Residents and guests should see the two-day long unique and creative dance showcase. It features performances from local and national dance companies.
Detroit Pistons and Charlotte Bobcats on February 20
Watch as Detroit Pistons and Charlotte Bobcats compete at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
Chicago Bulls and Charlotte Bobcats on February 22
Sports fanatics should not miss the Chicago Bulls and Charlotte Bobcats at the Time Warner Cable Arena on the 22nd. It will be an exciting match that families should watch together.
Les Miserables starts on February 12
World-renowned theater show Les Miserables is going to hit Charlotte on February 12 at the NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. It is best to get tickets now before it is too late.
Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin on February 21
It’s going to be a night full of music and love as the intimate duo Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin hit the stage on February 21 at the Knight Theater. Colvin is a three-time Grammy Awardee while Carpenter sold over 13 million records over the course of her career.