The Editor’s Pick
The Queen’s Cup Steeplechase
4/28/18 – Get your seersucker suit and wide-brimmed hats ready for one of the top sporting events in the region, the Queen’s Cup Steeplechase. Set in the Piedmont countryside, the 23rd annual race, which benefits Alzheimer’s Association of Western North Carolina, sets horse and jockey matches against a picturesque landscape. Hat competitions, hours of tailgating, pony rides, terrier races, socializing and more make this one of the most sought-after events of the season.
More Quintessential Events
Opera Carolina Classic and Cup
4/23/18 – Enjoy this golf tournament bringing together two organizations of excellence: Opera Carolina and The Club at Longview.
Charlotte Symphony: Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1
4/27/18 – 4/28/18 – Pianist Kirill Gerstein plays Brahms’ intensely emotional Piano Concerto No. 1, with works by Bartok and Ligeti.
Charlotte Knights vs. Norfolk
4/27/18 – The Charlotte Knights take on Rochester April 17 at BB&T.
Public Opening: The Glamour and Romance of Oscar De La Renta
4/29/18 – Grand opening of the new special exhibition The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta. Curated by former editor-at-large of American Vogue Andre Leon Talley.