19608 Liverpool Parkway
Cornelius, NC 28031
Phone: (704) 896-0660
Fax: (704) 896-8633
Located within the Davidson College, the Baker Sports Complex is a huge sports arena that is the center point of all the sporting events taking place in the college. Housing a tennis court, a swimming pool, a wrestling center and several smaller arenas in its premises, the Baker Sports Complex is indeed a haven for every sport lover. The complex has witnessed several upcoming sportsmen practice in its premises from the time it has opened its doors in 1989. The center plays host to various sporting events, mainly local fixtures, meetings, training sessions and other similar gatherings. Check website to know more.
This one-stop entertainment venue at Lake Norman, has a lot to offer. Whether it's your wedding reception or just another social do, you can trust them to provide you just the right entertainment—musical or not. One woman and one man cabarets also feature among what's offered. There are also various shows scheduled, from musical reviews to the mystery plays—so check the website to find out what's on next. Call +1 800 590 3833 (Toll Free).
The Washington Redskins coach and his team organize regular racing events since 1991 to collect money for various charities. Fans can come and watch some wild action on the course as they cheer on the very professional drivers. The posh venue also features the odd workshop that educates aspiring racers on the nitty-gritties of the sport, while guiding them toward a glamorous future in motor-racing. Those interested can also run a hand over the various models of race-cars, or even hire them for a personal show! Check the website for upcoming events and other details.
This festival site hosts the colorful and cultural event namely, the Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace. Food stalls, live music concerts, display of art & crafts, theatrical performances and much more makes a trip to this festival site worthwhile.
A little ways outside Charlotte in the city of Huntersville sits Rural Hill, a 265 acre homestead with pastoral views and farm animals to enjoy. The farm has historical significance for the Scots and and Scots-Irish, which makes it a prime location for the annual Scottish Highland Games Festival. This is a beautiful place to escape the city life of Charlotte.
Located in North Charlotte, AMC Northlake shows the latest Hollywood flicks on 14 huge screens. Select your favorite star's movie and experience unrestricted entertainment. Come the weekend and long queues assemble at the cinema's ticket booth, so call for a movie schedule instead, and book your tickets online. Check the website for admission details.
The Metrolina Expo is Charlotte's first expo and convention center. It hosts most of the important events in Charlotte like the Charlotte Antique and Collectibles Show which is a monthly event and is the biggest antique show on the east coast. Some other events include the Dixie Gun and Knife Show which showcases antique guns and knifes. The Metrolina Expo is also booked for events like celebrations, receptions, sporting events, entertainment or trade fairs.
A high-tech sound system, comfortable new seats and its convenient location have made the AMC at Concord Mills one of the most popular theatres in the city. Its 24 large screens, offer a wide range of entertainment to movie fanatics. Come the weekend and long queues assemble at the cinema's ticket booth. Call for a movie schedule instead, and book tickets online. Check the website for admission details.
A 1.5 mile long track located in a Northeastern suburb of Charlotte, this super speedway was the first track to offer night-time racing and full-time residential condominiums by the track. The speedway's nearly year-round calendar of events, including monster truck rallies, auto fairs, dirt track racing and vintage car shows, makes it an irresistible magnet for visitors across the state. This is a good place to take the kids for a smaller event, or a way to soak up Southern sporting culture and excitement during the races. Nearby campgrounds are well-equipped, so you can stay for more than a day if you like.
The PNC Music Pavilion (former Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre) in Charlotte hosts many concerts by headliners such as Dave Matthews Band, Def Leppard, and Ozzy Osbourne. Check their website for a calendar of events and ticketing information.
The UNC Memorial Hall is one of the most vibrant venues in all of Charlotte that has been consistently hosting some interesting events in the form of contemporary live gigs, theatricals, musicals and art events. It can also be rented out for business, community and social events while the facilities offered are top-notch to say the least. Call ahead for details.
Frequently shortened to merely Halton Arena, this indoor sports center serves as the home of the Charlotte 49ers men's and women's basketball and volleyball teams. Located on the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the stadium was named after a former CEO of a Charlotte Pepsi bottling company and opened in 1996. The 9,305 capacity arena was also the location of the 2005 Conference USA women's basketball tournament.