Interesting Events – A Night in Rio, Book Swap, Bike Parade & More
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! We’ve compiled a list of 12 interesting Charlotte events that will add a little extra fun to your life! Read below to learn more about how you can spend A Night in Rio, swap stories, celebrate local artists, make a little art of your own, take part in a Mardi Gras parade and more, next week.
Dance the night away
A NIGHT IN RIO: 11th Annual Brazilian Festival
February 22 at 7pm
The Neighborhood Theatre
Want to spend an evening in Brazil without leaving the Queen City? Nosotros te tenemos. (We got you.)
There’s no passport required to take this trip to Rio de Janerio with the Latin American Coalition’s 11th Annual Brazilian Festival. Hosted by LAC, the event promises to be bigger than ever. The festival will feature energetic dance performances, capoeira martial arts presentations, live music, and a lively Carnaval parade finale that you won’t want to miss!
Experience the dancing, live music, authentic food and drinks traditional to Brazil’s biggest celebration. If you’ve ever wanted to get a taste of Carnaval, put on your yellow and green, head to Neighborhood Theatre on Saturday, February 22, and let La Coalición sweep you off your feet for A Night In Rio! Click here to learn more about the event, see who’s performing and purchase your tickets.
Watch A Recap Of Last Year’s Festival
Events, events, and more events:
Bread Baking Basics
February 17 – Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen
And, mom said video games would rot our brains …
It’s a joy it is to hop on the joysticks for a good cause and a whole lotta friendly competition.
Nintendo Nite Hi-Score Contest
February 18 – Lower Left Brewing Company
Celebrate the RAW talent of our local artists!
RAW Artists Charlotte Presents Premiere
February 19 – The Fillmore Charlotte
Bring the family and learn how to create gorgeous woven-paper patterns.
Kente-Inspired Paper Weaving
February 19 – Harvey B. Gantt Center
Get your book buzz on! Swap stories over a few beers … literally!
Swap Series: Book Swap
February 19 – Free Range Brewing
Make your new business POP up and up and up!
Pop-Up Market Basics SkillPop
February 20 – 8.2.0 Pizzeria & Bar
Artists known for their outside murals give us a glimpse inside themselves.
Intimismos: Franco Fasoli & Octavio Garabello
February 21 – LaCa Projects
This audio/visual/performance festival is bound to be the “hi lite” of your week!
HI LITES FEST 2
February 22 – Goodyear Arts
The bike lanes are open and the parade floats (AKA bikes) are rolling.
Shifting Gears: Mardi Gras Bike Parade
February 22 – The Plaza
Hang out with friends and air out your “dirty” laundry at this powerful workshop.
Artists + Friends Laundry Day Workshop
February 22 – The Metropolitain
Donut pass this delicious festival up! You cronut miss this!
CLT Donut Festival
February 23 – Norfolk Hall
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