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Charlotte Hounds Open Season This Weekend

Tuesday April 22, 2014

The Charlotte Hounds lacrosse team kicks off their 2014 campaign with a matchup this Saturday at 7 p.m. against the Ohio Machine. The Hounds play their home games at American Legion Memorial Stadium. Here's everything you'll need to know about the Hounds, including ticket information, schedule and more - including where the name "hounds" came from (Hint: it's got a lot to do with North Carolina's state dog).

World Parade and Festival This Weekend at Freedom Park

Monday April 21, 2014

The third annual World Parade and Festival makes its way to Freedom Park this weekend. The festival is a celebration of cultures from all across the globe, and features folklore, arts & crafts, food, displays and a fashion parade of native dresses. The festival starts at 11 a.m. Saturday, and runs until 6 p.m. Other events at the festival include storytelling in different languages, an art contest, folklore and entertainment, flavors of the world, and a geography contest.

Loch Norman Highland Games

Friday April 11, 2014

The Loch Norman Highland Games are back! The festival kicks off April 12, and runs through Sunday.

2014 marks the 21st year of the Rural Hill Scottish Festival and Loch Norman Highland Games, Charlotte's largest celebration of all things Scottish and Scots-Irish. You'll find authentic music, dancing, culture, art, and of course, food. Along with professional and amateur athletics, the festival promises authentic piping and drumming, highland and Scottish country dancing, fiddle and harp competitions, and plenty more. Want to check out the festival? Here's everything you need to know.

2014 Loch Norman Highland Games Festival

 

Biggest Loser Casting in Charlotte

Wednesday April 2, 2014

Here's your chance to be a contestant on the hit NBC reality show "The Biggest Loser." The casting call will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, April 12, at the studios of NBC Charlotte (1001 Wood Ridge Center Dr., Charlotte, NC 28217). What exactly are the producers looking for? "Upbeat, outgoing personalities who are ready to work hard to change their lives for the better, especially individuals, families, and former athletes." You can pre-register here.

 

 

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