There are plenty of spectacular events coming up in July. Get out and explore all the fun that Charlotte has to offer this month! Image: Charlotte Symphony
For scenic gardens, rich history, Charlotte culture and more, make sure to attend the 3rd annual Open House at the Duke Mansion. Enjoy a free tour of the inside of this historic landmark home, as well as the 4.5 acres of newly restored and renovated gardens. These tours require an RSVP, so make sure to sign
July 26th kicks off the weekly Bluegrass Brunch series at Rí Rá. Come enjoy a Southern-style brunch and Bloody Mary bar all while listening to a fun live bluegrass band. While walk-ins are allowed, reservations are suggested. For more information, click here.
Blue Blaze Brewing is releasing their 100th brew of the year on Saturday, July 29th! The beer release… is a S’mores Blonde Ale! Grab a pint and craft your perfect s’mores at the free s’mores bar! Enjoy live music by the talented bluegrass band, River Ratz from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m, and Archie Boys BBQ food truck will be onsite serving
Join The Secret Chocolatier for the debut of its “Many Faces of Chocolate” exhibit. The chocolate shop’s store front will be transformed into a chocolate art gallery, featuring approximately 20 handmade, pure chocolate sculptings ranging from: an assortment of masks, a coral reef and an abstract broken clock, to other chocolate art creations by Chef
Come enjoy summer cocktail hours at The Duke Mansion! Mondays through Thursdays, enjoy a cash bar and more than four acres of spectacular gardens and grounds perfect for an evening stroll. From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., admission is free with no reservations required. http://www.dukemansion.org
Do not miss this delicious event! Blue Blaze Brewing and Fresh Med have partnered together to create a 3 course, hand-crafted culinary experience – each course will be paired with a 13oz Blue Blaze beer and will feature dishes not found on Fresh Med’s traditional menu. Before each course, a representative from both Blue Blaze Brewing and
Blue Blaze Brewing is partnering with Make-A-Wish Central & Western North Carolina to bring you Watermelons for Wishes on Sunday, August 6th, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.! Watermelons for Wishes is a day for raising funds, granting wishes, and soaking up the summer sunshine, and to top it off, the incredibly talented Greg Lilley will be
With the environment top of mind, Megan Miller of Opera Carolina tapped a fashion design friend to make wonders from waste. The final products, now being shown at New York Fashion Week, are nothing short of amazing! Image: Opera Carolina
From kick-flare quandaries to muffin-top melees, Megan LaRussa has the answers to all your fashion queries! Image: J.Crew
For a super easy mid-week meal, add this to your rotation!
There are some pretty fantastic new restaurants in Charlotte that you should have on your radar. Take a look at some of our top picks and find out about some soon-to-open spots as well. Image: Yafo Kitchen
This Southern designer left a successful corporate career to pursue her passion for interior design, and she never looked back. Meet Denise McGaha, our latest interior designer crush.
This new build sat empty for eight years after the market crashed. But a new owner bought it and gave it a second chance, and the finished product is a pristine yet welcoming coastal home.
If you are looking for a jam-packed weekend adventure, or simply a place to kick back and just soak in the laid-back vibe, Columbia, South Carolina beckons.
Spend a day in Dilworth and you’ll find out why so many Charlotteans love to call it home.
JoBrent Austin-Diehl was a passionate purveyor of skincare and beauty treatments, but when she was laid off, she was suddenly a “Barbie on a budget.” Now? She runs the wildly successful, highly innovative Infinity MedSpa + Wellness.
She heads up one of the most popular car seat and stroller companies, and she does so with style and grace. Meet Maria Montaño, President of Britax Americas and today’s FACE of Charlotte.