Things To Do, Events, Festivals In Charlotte, NC In February

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Editor’s note: CharlotteFive has limited coverage of in-person indoor events to help prevent the community spread of COVID-19. Masks are required at many Charlotte locations for indoor spaces or close environments.

Friday

Plan your next project as you stroll through the booths and interactive exhibits at the Charlotte Home + Remodeling Show, through February 27. Tickets are $10 online or $12 at the door for ages 13 and up. Park Expo and Conference Center, 2500 E. Independence Blvd. https://bit.ly/350KFue

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Check out Ikebana flower arrangements at the Charlotte Home + Remodeling Show at the Park Expo and Conference Center. Courtesy of Charlotte Home + Remodeling Show

Visit the exhibition The Art of Banksy: “Without Limits”, which opens at AvidXchange Music Factory. The custom exhibit features several experiential areas and works including certified originals, photos, prints, lithographs, murals, sculptures and more. Tickets are $27.20+. You can buy tickets online. 817 Hamilton Street https://bit.ly/3JHStQB

Saturday

Celebrate Charlotte’s black history and culture from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the annual African American Heritage Festival, hosted by the Charlotte History Museum. You can register for the event online. Free entry. 3500 Shamrock Drive. https://bit.ly/3LvCHdn

Sunday

Check out Grammy Award-winning Gregory Porter at the Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Hear soulful tunes from Porter’s original songs. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $49.50+. 130 N. Tryon St. https://bit.ly/3spFdJk

Monday

Help local chefs raise awareness about mental health in the restaurant industry. At Cinder’s latest Charlotte pop-up, “A Light in the Attic,” the chefs will present a song-inspired class and share their personal stories. The event takes place from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The cost is $150. https://bit.ly/3p61sU2

Tuesday

Order a meal from one of Charlotte’s Black’s vegan chefs. Try dishes from Best of Both Souls, Dee’s Vegan To-Go or Sun Burger Vegan Cuisine. https://bit.ly/3h7J9sU

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Best of Both Souls It’s Not Chick’n Strips Crispy and Crunchy Plant-Based Dinner is made with fried oyster mushrooms. Courtesy of the best of two souls

Wednesday

Catch The QC GarMINT District Fashion Show at 7 p.m. for Wednesday Night Live. Fashion designers include Tara Davis, Megan Ilene, Gege Gilzene and more. There will also be a pop-up market with 50 local vendors and music. Admission is free, but seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St. https://bit.ly/3HQJhZO

Thursday

Visit a restaurant that has been part of Charlotte’s black community for 35 years. Floyd’s Restaurant is where you can enjoy family recipes including fried chicken, ribs, mac and cheese and more. 4122 N. Graham St. https://bit.ly/3sX7cQR

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Tyrone Floyd, owner of Floyd’s restaurant. Alex Casson CharlotteFive

Mark your calendar

Catch Sam Weber on his next show at The Evening Muse on March 13. The Give Free Tour features Matthew Fowler. Doors open at 7 p.m.; the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $10-$12. 3227 N. Davidson St. https://bit.ly/3I9CtGT

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Catch Sam Weber on his next show at The Evening Muse on March 13. Jacob Boll

Visit the US National Whitewater Center to participate in the St. Patrick’s Day celebration on March 12. The day starts at 9:00 a.m. with the Color Me Green 5K Trail Run. The river turns green during the Green River Revival at 1 p.m. Admission is free, but parking is $6. https://bit.ly/3H770DJ

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US National Whitewater Center Green River Revival Festival Courtesy of US National Whitewater Center CharlotteFive archives

Ebony Morman is a freelance writer. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, reading, writing and developing Charlotte’s youth through her non-profit association. Follow her on Instagram @chitoclt.

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