Dixie’s Tupperware Party

Join Dixie Longate, the fast-talking Tupperware Lady, at the Booth Playhouse Blumenthal Performing Arts Center for good old-fashioned Tupperware Parties filled with outrageously funny tales, heartfelt accounts, free giveaways, audience participation and the most fabulous assortment of Tupperware ever sold on a theater stage from Aug. 27 through Sept. 8. Tickets start at just $24.50.

Matthews Alive Festival

The Matthews Alive Festival is a local Labor Day tradition and the largest Labor Day Parade in the Southeast that takes places from Aug. 30 through Sept. 2 at Stumptown Park in Matthews, North Carolina. The festival features three stages of entertainment with national headliners, 170-plus craft vendors, 30-plus food vendors, kids inflatables, indoor shows, a large carnival, commercial vendors, indoor artisan shows, an art exhibit and more.

Windsor Run Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

On May 15, residents and employees celebrated the one-year anniversary of Windsor Run, a retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living in Matthews, North Carolina. Windsor Run offers active, independent living with plans for future assisted living, nursing care and memory care located on-site. It is a community by Erickson Living, a network of communities with 30-plus years of experience in the senior living industry. Photography courtesy of George Cherian

Families Forward Charlotte

It takes one person to change the lives of an entire family forever. Families Forward Charlotte partners with families living in poverty by providing individualized mentoring, educational opportunities and essential support while walking alongside them on their journey toward long-term financial stability. Visit FamiliesForwardCharlotte.org to change a life today.