Aug 292013

beardenpark_topview_zCharlotte’s newest park, Romare Bearden Park, 300 South Church Street, will celebrate its grand opening with a weekend of festivities from Friday, August 30th, 2013, through Sunday, September 1st. The opening weekend will include live music, an art show, street performers and children’s activities. Charlotte Folk Society is a partner with Mecklenburg County Parks & Recreation, and has planned the entertainment for Sunday.

The 5.4 acre park will be a beautiful addition to Uptown Charlotte, including two large gardens, an event lawn that can hold 3,000 people, as well as water and art features. It will host many free events and activities all year, starting in September.

WBT Briarhoppers

WBT Briarhoppers

Music schedule for grand opening

Friday, August 30th
3:30pm Blue Tulip
5pm Carrie Marshall
6:30pm Buff Dillard
8pm Shableek

Saturday, August 31st
2:30pm Rough Draft
4:30pm Who Rescued Who
6:30pm Karla Davis
8pm Jo Dee Messina

Sunday September 1st
1:00pm Lando Pieroni (classical guitarist)
1:30pm Ramona Moore Big Eagle (storytelling)
2:00pm Flat Possum Hoppers (old time string band)
3:00pm Michael York & Big Cigar Band (bluegrass)
4:00pm WBT Briarhoppers (bluegrass)

 August 29, 2013  Posted by  Expired

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