Jul 152012
 July 15, 2012  Posted by  Expired Comments Off

Saturdays in July, 2012, bands will be playing at Common Market, 2007 Commonwealth Avenue in Plaza Midwood, starting at 9pm. No cover. Also one Thursday, as part of Recess Fest.

The schedule:

July 21st: The Shana Blake Band

Thursday, July 26th, part of Recess Fest: Battlin Bobby Childers, Blossoms

July 28th: Paint Fumes, Slamming Door Orchestra, Chemical Peel, Cloud Becomes Your Hand

Nov 202011
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Save the Date: Plaza Midwood’s Holiday Central, a family-friendly event, will take place Saturday, December 3rd, 2011, from 5pm to 8pm on Gordon Street between Pecan and Commonwealth Avenues. Activities will include:

– Santa and his red Cadillac will be back!
– Music by the Plaza Family Band
– Lighting of our “art tree” at 6:30pm
– Tables where kids can get their face painted and create ornaments for the tree
– Other activities to be announced

Jul 062011
 July 6, 2011  Posted by  Expired Comments Off

If you’ve been in Plaza Midwood lately, you’ve seen a sweet sight: Rita’s Ice, at the corner of The Plaza and Central Avenue, has been dishing out Italian Ice and custard to happy customers for a few weeks. On Saturday, July 9th, they’re celebrating their official Grand Opening. The ribbon cutting is at 11:30am.

The festivities:

  • All guests who visit the store between 12pm and 10pm will receive a free regular zie cup of Rita’s Italian Ice of their choice.
  • The first 100 people through the door will receive free ice for a year.
  • Free face painting
  • Music
  • Rita's mascot will be there. It's a walking Italian Ice.
May 192011
 May 19, 2011  Posted by  Expired Comments Off

Date: Saturday, May 21, 2011 – 11:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Thomas Ave between Hamorton and Belvedere

BikeFest is Plaza-Midwood’s first ever Bike Festival and Block party on May 21st from 11-4. We’ll be blocking off Thomas Avenue for your safety and enjoyment. We have lots of fun and games planned so get out of the house, meet your neighbors and walk, bike, skate, scooter or skateboard down one of the prettiest streets in Charlotte.

Plan to spend the day with us. We have Harvest Moon Grille and Maki Taco gourmet food trucks coming or stop by one of our local area restaurants for lunch. We’ve asked many of them to give you a deal. Just ask.

A few discounts: Show your helmet and get: 10% off at Dish, The Penguin is
offering 1.99 kids meals (usually 5.99), 15% off at Kickstand, and 20% off at Fuel. Drop by
the new Midwood Smokehouse for free samples and coupons.

Bike rentals are available from Charlotte NC Tours
Bike safety checks,
Bike collections for TFK,
Demonstrations and
Arrichion Hot Yoga