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!


February

Black History Month Program
13 February 2016 at 2:00PM
In commemoration of Black History Month, the Charlotte Museum of History is hosting a family program that will celebrate the history of African Americans.

Free and open to the public!  

Please click here to register.


Fun With Duct Tape!
20 February 2016 at 2:00PM
Join the Charlotte Museum of History as we have an entertaining day indoors making items out of duct tape! From bags to bracelets, enjoy a winter’s day indoors working on these fun crafts.

$5 for members; $10 for public

Please click here to register.


Before They Were Heroes at King’s Mountain- The Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge
21 February 2016 at 2:00PM
Hear award winning author and storyteller Randell Jones as he discusses the first battle of the American Revolution fought in North Carolina, the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge. Learn about the two armies of North Carolinians, one Highland Scots loyal to the King, the other patriot militia, who met in February 1776 in the lowland swamps of eastern North Carolina. 

Free and open to the public!

Please click here to register.


March

Backcountry Explorers – The Environment
Two Sessions Offered:
3 March 2016 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
5 March 2016 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for a series of classes where students ages 6-12 will immerse themselves in Colonial history. Grab your explorer’s badge and join us as we discover Colonial life at the Hezekiah Alexander Home Site and create hands-on projects.

$10 per student

Please click here to register.


Downton Abbey Tea SOLD OUT
6 March 2016 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Occurring on the day of the final episode of the final season, join us as we celebrate Downton Abbey. The tea will look back at the final season, and predictions from our earlier tea will be read. The tea will feature dishes eaten on Downton Abbey.

$20 for members; $25 for public.


April

Backcountry Explorers – Herbs and Medicine
Two Sessions Offered:
7 April 2016 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
9 April 2016 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for a series of classes where students ages 6-12 will immerse themselves in Colonial history. Grab your explorer’s badge and join us as we discover Colonial life at the Hezekiah Alexander Home Site and create hands-on projects.

$10 per student

Please click here to register.


The Charlotte-Mecklenburg County
2nd Annual Civil War Symposium
30 April 2016 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Join the Charlotte Metrolina Civil War Roundtable and Charlotte Museum of History for our 2nd Annual Civil War Symposium. Keynote speaker Dr. Chris E. Fonvielle, Jr., will discuss the Wilmington Campaign:  Last Rays of Departing Hope.  Dr. Jim Sasser presents on The Civil War and Individual Valor, Mr. Leonard R. (Deacon) Jones will explore African-Americans in the Civil War Experience, Mr. Chris Hartley will discuss Who Was the Real D. H. Hill, and Kay Peninger will examine The Morrison Sisters: Their Extraordinary Lives and Accomplishments.

Please register before 22 April 2016.

$10 Registration Fee, Includes Continental Breakfast
$10 Per Person Lunch Fee 


May

MecDec Day Celebration
21 May 2016, from 10:00AM-2:00PM
It’s going to be a celebration of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence and Resolves!  Enjoy cupcakes and lemonade, tours of the Hezekiah Alexander Home Site and kid’s crafts and games.

Free for members, $5.00 for public

Please click here to register.


June

Teas of the British Isles: Legends and Mysteries of England
26 June 2016, from 4:00PM to 5:30PM
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
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 4:00PM to 5:30PM
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
8-12 August 2016 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
8:30 am to 9:00 am drop off and 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm pick up

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. Join us to explore the world at Passport to World Cultures Geography Camp!

Registration Fee is $150

Please click here to register.


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