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 1:00 p.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!


November 2014

History Talks Lecture Series
November 1, 2014, 1:00 p.m. 
3500 Shamrock Drive  
      

Historian and Professor Dr. Turk McCleskey will discuss his book, The Road to Black Ned’s Forge:  A Story of Race, Sex, and Trade on the Colonial American Frontier.

Members are free, $5.00 for public

Please click here to register online and reserve your seat!

Backcountry Beer Fest
November 8, 2014, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
3500 Shamrock Drive          

The Charlotte Museum of History and Heist Brewery present the second annual Backcountry Beer Fest on November 8, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The event will be held in the barn next to the 1774 Hezekiah Alexander home, located at 3500 Shamrock Drive in Charlotte.  Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy four specialty beers from Heist Brewery.

Admission is $15 and includes beer, music, and refreshments.

Please click here to register online and reserve your seat!


December 2014

The Longrifle Makers of the Mecklenburg School
December 6, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
3500 Shamrock Drive

Michael Briggs will be conducting an informal workshop on The Longrifle Makers of the Mecklenburg School 1780-1830.  Mr. Briggs researches and collects North Carolina longrifles, which in addition to being used for hunting and defense, were also highly decorative art forms.  He will be publishing two books in 2015 on The Longrifle Makers of the Mecklenburg School.

You also have the opportunity to bring in your family heirlooms – longrifles, powder horns, hunting bags, deeds, or documents or other items that will help to document the history of longrifles in Mecklenburg County to share and contribute to the history of Mecklenburg County.

FREE

Please click here to register online and reserve your seat!

History Talks Lecture Series
December 13, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
3500 Shamrock Drive

Join us as authors Fannie Flono, Dannye Romine Powell, and Ann Wicker read and discuss excerpts from their contributions to the book, 27 Views of Charlotte.

Members are free, $5.00 for public.

Please click here to register online and reserve your seat!


January 2015

History Talks Lecture Series
January 31, 2015, 1:00 p.m.
3500 Shamrock Drive

Val Greene, civil engineer and John Lawson historian, will discuss his soon-to-be published book on the journey of John Lawson, the naturalist who explored the Carolina Backcountry and wrote about it in the book, A New Voyage to Carolina.

Members are free, $5.00 for public.

Please click here to register online and reserve your seat!


February 2015

History Talks Lecture Series
February 7, 2015, 1:00 p.m.
3500 Shamrock Drive

Join us as author, historian, and Professor at Davidson College Michael Guasco gives a presentation on his new book, Slaves and Englishmen: Human Bondage in the Early Modern Atlantic World.

Members are free, $5.00 for public.

Please click here to register online and reserve your seat!

 

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

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