Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium

A great destination for family fun, the Sloan Museum’s mission -- along with sister organization Longway Planetarium -- is to create engaging experiences for the community that inspires a lifelong curiosity in history, science, and technology.

Out and About: Well-Being? Well Done! The Success of AL!VE

A desire to reach our optimal physical and mental well-being calls to us, but achieving these can be a challenge. Demands of busy lives easily distract us.  A destination designed to encompass all aspects of well-being might make it easier to maintain a healthy body and mind, and AL!VE in Charlotte is such a place!  

Out and About: ‘Bikes on Bricks Rallies’ Motorcyclists

Over 10,000 spectators gather to enjoy a police-escorted ride, a bike show with cash prizes, and a police skills competition - with officers participating from across the US and Canada. Adding to the fun are a Rock-a-Billy Pin-up Girl contest, a beer tent, food and merchandise vendors, and more.

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