Events, Food, Fun

Q.I.C Top 5 Events: Sept 20th – 24th



My Top 5 Queenin in the City Events 

Sept 12th – Sept 17th


festival in the park

1) 2017 Festival in the Park

When: Friday September 22nd – Sunday September 24th 

Where: Freedom Park

Join us for the 53rd annual Festival In The Park! Our beautiful Lake Walk art festival features the work of talented artisans and craftsmen: jewelry, paintings, woodwork, pottery, glasswork, and more! We’ll also have local musicians, activities for kids, and food vendors. Come experience Charlotte’s favorite and longest standing festival!


dessert festival

2) Dessert Festival 

When: Saturday September 23rd 

Where: Sugar Creek Brewing Company 

Experience fall flavored desserts from 20 local bakeries, restaurants, and dessert shops. Enjoy your desserts with Sugar Creek Beer and take pictures at our photo booths including a candy pool.

Please select your dessert experience time, limited tickets available per time slot. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Please arrive 15 minutes before ticketed time.

Admission $10, entry into event, a complementary non-alcolholic drink (Apple Pie Punch or Cranberry Harvest Punch), and candy.

The event will be held in Sugar Creek Brewery’s event warehouse. It is indoors but not air conditioned, there will also be a dessert truck area outside. Love Desserts has no age restrictions. Kids 5 years old and under are free. Kids 6-12 years old $5.

Please visit their website for more info


veg fest jr

3) Vegfest Jr 

When: Thursday September 21st 

Where: C3Lab

We are thrilled to announce another VegFest Jr. Market on Thursday, September 21st at C3 Lab! Small, reasonably priced bites and sweets will be available from Nourish, Fern, Move That Dough Baking Co, Lady Go Go’s, The Dreamy Leaf, Vegganers Luck, King of Pops, EBN’s Vegan Cuisine, and many more, in Charlotte’s only fully vegan food court! We’ll also have a donation-based bar, stocked with vegan beverages alcoholic and non, wares from The Greener Apple, vegan soaps from Dirt Bird Soap, and Viva Raw’ll have the Tuk Tuk on site, packed with gorgeous organic juices and cheeses for sale!

Information on local animal rescues and not-for-profits, as well as a stacked raffle will be on deck as well! This event benefits The Humane League, VegFest 2018, and celebrates Nourish’s 5th Birthday. Come out for fabulous food and community building!


wine women shoes

4) Wine, Women & Shoes

When: Thursday September 21st

Where: Mercedes Benz of South Charlotte 

On September 21, 2017 Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina will host the 5th Annual Wine Women and Shoes Charlotte fundraiser at Mercedes-Benz of South Charlotte to raise money for ending hunger in the Charlotte Metrolina Region. Guests will sip sensational wines, shop the latest fashions from upscale boutiques, mingle with charming “Shoe Guys”, enjoy a glamorous fashion show and enter the winner takes all Key-To-The-Closet raffle!

Be There, Be Giving, Be Fabulous!

Purchase your tickets here >>>


sing movie night

5) Family Movie Night at BB&T Ballpark

When: Friday September 22nd 

Where: BB&T Ballpark

BHHS Carolinas Family Movie Night at the Charlotte Knights BB&T Ballparkbenefiting the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.

Join us on Friday, September 22, doors open 6:30pm, movie starts 7:30pm.

Cost of Admission: One canned food item to support Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. All goods will be collected at the gate for donation.

For more details or to register, visit


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