Events: February 19 – February 25

The Editor’s Pick

Charlotte Ballet’s Innovative Works
2/19/18 – Innovative Works, one of Charlotte Ballet’s most popular performances, showcases contemporary ballet in an intimate setting. The 200-seat theater at the Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance provides the perfect venue, bringing the artist and audience together for a truly unique experience. For an added bonus – tickets include a dessert reception with the dancers and artistic staff following the show.

More Quintessential Events

Diary of Anne Frank at Armour Street Theatre
2/19/18 – 2/25/18 – In the summer of 1942, young Anne Frank goes into hiding with her parents and another Jewish family in a secret annex in Amsterdam. They learn about arrests by the Nazis and the death camps where hundreds of Jews are sent each day. Despite her constant fear, Anne is determined to find reasons to celebrate, learn, and love in the increasingly tense living situation. The haunting words from Anne’s diary documenting the experience became the only thing that remains.

Adult Painting Party: Mixed Media
2/22/18 – It’s party time in the Mint studios. Go on an after-hours tour of the early 20th century collection, enjoy an adult beverage with a friend, and create your own mixed media creation.

Not Just Another Love Story at The NarroWay Theatre
2/24/18 – Laugh and cry with America’s greatest generation and remember the days of World War II. From an exciting collection of 40’s favorites to a stirring patriotic medley, this dinner show is both nostalgic and inspirational.

Billinda Daylily Garden Lecture at Historic Rosedale Plantation
2/24/18 – The Billinda Daylily Gardens, an officially designated American Hemerocallis Society Garden, is the highlight of this lecture. Bill Gluck, owner and hybridizer, will give an engaging presentation on his acclaimed gardens located here in the Queen City. Bill will teach us about his award winning hybrids, including his famous Cat Ballou daylily, his collections of Stout Medal winners, Stamile Candies, and his double and miniature collections.

Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles
2/25/18 – Rain, at the Blumenthal, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. For the first time ever, Rain will bring the historic album to life in its entirety for this psychedelic multimedia spectacular in addition to all your early favorites.