Event Calendar

Please join us for the following special events produced by The Charlotte Museum of History!

The Charlotte Museum of History is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We are happy to schedule a tour for you on days that we are not regularly open.

In addition to our regular public hours, please join us for the following special events!


June

An Evening of Charlotte Film at the Charlotte Museum of History
2 June 2016 at 7:30 pm
3500 Shamrock Drive

The Charlotte Museum of History will host an evening of short films directed by local artists.  Notable films from the 2014 and 2015 Charlotte 48 Hour Film Project will be screened and the films’ directors will be on hand for Q&A.  The event will begin at 7:30 pm with beer, wine and hor d’oeuvres, followed by the screening of the films. 

Free and open to the public.  Donations are requested..

Please click here to register.


Teas of the British Isles: Legends and Mysteries of England
26 June 2016, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
3500 Shamrock Drive

The Charlotte Museum of History is hosting a series of afternoon teas accompanied by lectures that explore the history of the British Isles. Our June tea focuses on the famous legends and mysteries in English history, such as Robin Hood, King Arthur, and Stonehenge.  You will enjoy an Irish themed menu of tea sandwiches, scones, and desserts, along with a favorite Irish tea.

$20 for members; $25 for public.
4 Tea Package $70 for members; $90 for public.

Please click here to register.


July

Fourth of July Celebration
4 July 2016, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
3500 Shamrock Drive

Join us for a patriotic celebration of Independence Day at the Charlotte Museum of History. This event will feature lectures, kids’ crafts, tours of the Hezekiah Alexander home site, and ringing of the American Freedom Bell.

Free for members, $5.00 public

Please click here to register.


Teas of the British Isles: Henry VIII and the Tudors
31 July 2016, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
3500 Shamrock Drive

The Charlotte Museum of History is hosting a series of afternoon teas accompanied by lectures that explore the history of the British Isles. Our July tea focuses on the intrigue and international politics in the story of King Henry VIII and his six wives.  You will enjoy a Welsh themed menu of tea sandwiches, scones, and desserts, along with a favorite Welsh tea.

$20 for members; $25 for public.
4 Tea Package $70 for members; $90 for public

Please click here to register.


August

Passport to World Cultures Geography Camp 2016
8-12 August 2016 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
8:00 am to 8:30 am drop off and 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm pick up
3500 Shamrock Drive

Campers ages 6-9 will explore the geographic regions and cultures of the world through research, stories, crafts, and activities. Campers will build and label a topographical map, research and present a country's unique culture for the Parade of Nations, learn about and participate in the Olympic Games, explore world cultures with an international meal, and more. Each day of camp will focus on a different human or environmental geography theme, and will tie in the history of Charlotte and the Carolina Backcountry:

  • Geography and Landforms
  • Animals and the Environment
  • History and Government
  • Art, Music, and Cuisine
  • Architecture and Monuments
  • Religions and Celebrations

Registration Fee is $150

Please click here to register.


Teas of the British Isles: English Colonies in America
28 August 2016, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
3500 Shamrock Drive

The Charlotte Museum of History is hosting a series of afternoon teas accompanied by lectures that explore the history of the British Isles. Our August tea focuses on the history of early English attempts to found colonies in North America: Roanoke, Jamestown, and New England.  You will enjoy a Scottish themed menu of tea sandwiches, scones, and desserts, along with a favorite Scottish tea.

$20 for members; $25 for public.
4 Tea Package $70 for members; $90 for public

Please click here to register.


September

Teas of the British Isles: The Story of Canterbury
25 September 2016, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
3500 Shamrock Drive

The Charlotte Museum of History is hosting a series of afternoon teas accompanied by lectures that explore the history of the British Isles. Our September tea focuses on the history of an ancient English city, from the Romans, to the building of the cathedral, and development into a modern city.  You will enjoy an English themed menu of tea sandwiches, scones, and desserts, along with a favorite English tea.

$20 for members; $25 for public.
4 Tea Package $70 for members; $90 for public

Please click here to register.

 

The Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215
Phone: 704.568.1774

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