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2014 Taste of the World

Thursday, October 2
Tickets -  $45

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Sat, Sep 06 2014 - 12:00pm to 11:00pm

Common Ground - Plaza Midwood Music & Arts Festival

Common Ground

Showcasing area musicians, artists, craftsmen, and artisans, Common Ground takes place on September 6th, 2014. Located on Commonwealth Avenue, here in the heart of Plaza Midwood, Common Ground is a street festival that unites our Charlotte neighborhoods for a weekend of music, arts, craft brews, and merriment.

Band Schedule: To be Announced

Craft Brews:  Common Ground will host a number of local and regional craft brewers. More details to come!

Vendors:  The streets will be filled with area craftsmen and artisans. Admission to the event is free so enjoy the day and shop as you please.

Music:  How often do you get to hear live music in the streets of downtown Plaza Midwood? A wide range of music has been booked, so get there early and enjoy lunch on the patio of your favorite Plaza Midwood venue while listening to some good tunes.

Venue:  On Commonwealth Avenue from Gordon St to Thomas Ave.

Access and Parking:  Live close to Commonwealth Ave? Count yourself lucky to live in such an awesome neighborhood! Pedestrians, strollers, wagons, and bicycles are encouraged.

Parking has been arranged in the gravel lot where Thomas meets Commonwealth. Other parking options will be posted as they become available.

Hours:  Festival hours are from 12:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. Music continues at nearby bars and restaurants!

The After Party:  To be Announced


Sat, Sep 06 2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Backcountry Days


Join us for a free community-wide celebration of the Piedmont Backcountry, featuring music by the Charlotte Folk Society, demonstrations of crafts such as pottery, blacksmithing, basket weaving, rifle and cartridge making, along with children’s crafts and colonial games.  There will also be free tours of Hezekiah Alexander Home Site and Museum.

Where: 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215

Wed, Sep 10 2014 - 12:00am to 1:00pm

2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at Noon

Room 280 (unless otherwise noted)