Family Friendly Events in and Around Charlotte, NC: Week of July, 14th, 2014


Zap! Boom! Read!
Explore the world of science through weekly explorations at the Library.
Cost: Free
Ages: 5 – 11 years old
Address: 1623 Central Avenue Charlotte, NC, 28205


Gem Stone Mining
Explore and find mineral treasures like garnets, topaz, rubies, emeralds, and rose quartz.
Schedule: 11:30 – 1:30pm
Cost: $10.00 – $14.00
Ages: All Ages
Address 1500 E. Garisson Blved. Gastonia, NC 28054


Studio Movie Grill Presents: Shrek Ever After
Come out to Studio Movie Grill at the Epicenter in downtown Charlotte. Watch as Shrek is tricked into earasing himself from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline whre Rumpel rules supreme.
Cost: $2.00
Ages: All Ages
Schedule: 11am
Address: 210 East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202


Disney and Cameron Mackintosh Presents: Mary Poppins
At Charlotte’s Best Nanny Agency we support all things Mary Poppins. Cpcc is preforming Mary Poppins this weekend. Come out and watch a magical nanny change the lives of a cold banker’s family.
Schedule: Website has list of times
Website: All Ages
Cost: 11.00 – 22.00
Address: 1206 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, NC, 28205


Peta Palooza
Celebrate a favorite animal companion no matter if they’re furry, feathered, scaly, or slimy. Visit with rescued and exotic pets and learn about responsible pet ownership.
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $6.00 per person, includes Museum Admission
Address: 1658 Sterling Road, Charlotte, NC


Zim Sculpt
View more than 100 sculptures from the Savannahs of Zimbabwe to its tropical mountains.
Cost: $6.00 – $12.00 a person, Includes full garden admission
Ages: All
Address: 6500 South New Hope Road Belmont, NC

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