EVENT DATE : January 28, 7:30AM
McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square

Join Blumenthal Performing Arts and Discovery Place for a mystifying look beyond the pages of National Geographic wildlife photographer Brian Skerry's book, Ocean Soul. The evening will be a tribute to our oceans, offering a visual exploration of the beautiful blue waters all the way from the North Atlantic to Australia. Visit BluMenthalArts.org to purchase your tickets.



EVENT DATE : 6-9
Belk Theater

Shen Yun in a multi-dimensional, inspiring journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures—the five millennia of traditional Chinese culture. The production immerses its audience in stories from the distant past and features one of the world’s oldest art forms, classical Chinese dance. Visit BlumenthalArts.org to purchase tickets.



EVENT DATE : 6-9
Booth Playhouse

This production will take you back in time to C.S. Lewis's living room circa 1962. Members of the audience will experience a captivating evening with C.S. Lewis played by David Payne, whose engaging conversation and spontaneous humor made him one of the great raconteurs of his day. Visit BlumenthalArts.org to purchase tickets.



EVENT DATE : February 6, 5:30PM
Charlotte City Club, 121 West Trade Street, #3200

Join Dress for Success Charlotte for a fun night with former professional football players analyzing key plays of past Super Bowl games. There will be a great silent auction plus light bites, beverages and a whiskey tasting. There will also be "Feast at Your Favorite" gift cards to Charlotte's favorite restaurants – no bidding, just buy! Proceeds benefit Dress for Success Charlotte.



EVENT DATE : 7-9
Charlotte Convention Center

The Mid-Atlantic Boat Show is the perfect place to browse some of the newest cruisers, deck boats, fishing boats, family sport Boats, personal watercraft, pontoons boats, wakeboard and ski boats on the market. The three-day event will feature over 32 marine dealers, seminars and more. Visit MidAtlanticBoatShow.com for more information and to see a full list of this year's exhibitors.



EVENT DATE : February 14, 8:00PM
Ovens Auditorium

The 3rd Annual Queen City Blues Festival will feature performances from Calvin Richardson, Lenny Williams, Pokey Bear, Roy C, Theodis Ealey and Lacee. Tickets start at $51. 



EVENT DATE : February 21, 6:00PM
The Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

The Wish Ball is Make-A-Wish® Central and Western North Carolina’s signature blue-tie gala. The ball will celebrate and honor the life-changing impact that each wish makes. The Wish Ball will feature a cocktail hour, live and silent auctions, a seated dinner prepared by the Westin’s master chef, live music and unique surprises for and from local wish families.



EVENT DATE : February 21, 7:30PM
Knight Theater

So You Think You Can Bark is a fundraising event for Stand For Animals, a non-profit veterinary practice founded to reduce the number of pets needlessly killed in shelters. The evening will feature seven “pet-testants” who will perform a cool trick on stage and will be judged by a panel of celebrity experts. All proceeds will support the Stand For Animals' Medical Assistance Fund.



EVENT DATE : February 22, 8:00AM
BlackFinn Ballantyne, 14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

Enjoy a short stack for a good cause! Join your neighbors for a pancake breakfast while helping to fight pancreatic cancer. For more information, to buy tickets (you can buy in advance or at the door) and/or to donate, go to PancakesForAPurpose.org.



EVENT DATE : 25-29
Bojangles' Coliseum and Spectrum Center

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) 75th Annual Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament. The week will consist of 22 basketball games, Super Saturday, Fan Fest, community engagement, educational programming, celebratory activities and more. Visit TheCIAA.org for more information and to purchase tickets. 



EVENT DATE : February 29, 8:00PM
Belk Theater

Experience Diana Ross, one of the most successful recording artists and entertainers of all time, live at the Belk Theater in celebration of her 75th birthday. Tickets start at $35 and can be purchased at BlumenthalArts.org.