September 2016 EVENTS in Charlotte & Lake Norman

We are approaching one of my favorite times of year.  The temperature will begin cooling to enjoy cool nights on a fabulous patio somewhere.  Pumpkin flavored everything.  Apple harvest.  Grape harvest…learn what this means on our local highlight <here>.  Here are our top 3 picks for September events in the Charlotte & Lake Norman areas…and a few extras we had to mention.

1. Charlotte Greek Festival

Charlotte Greek Festival 2016

Photo Credit: Logo from yiasoufestival.org

  • September 8th (11am-9pm), 9th/10th (11am-10pm), 11th (12-8pm)
  • At Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 600 East Boulevard
  • Festival admission is $3.00
  • One of the best festivals in Charlotte, four days of fun, food and a great cultural experience.  My favorite is the drive-thru that you can pickup the yummy food each day, but I highly recommend enjoying the entire festival activities at least once.
  • They have Greek wine tasting, authentic food and amazing pastries, entertainment, cathedral tours, exhibits, lectures, art and shopping.  Stay up-to-date on the event Facebook page.

 2.  ‘Tawba Walk Arts & Music Festival

  • September 17th, 2-8pm
  • at Oak Street Mill & around Old Town Cornelius
  • This festival only happens twice a year, Spring & Fall.
  • You get to stroll through the Old Town Cornelius area and check out local vendors, artists, enjoy great music & entertainment on two stages.  Craft beer is available and with fall comes all the pumpkin craft brews…yay!!  Always a great assortment of food trucks (10 of them!) to feed the crowd.

Tawba Walk Art Festival Downtown Cornelius NC event

Photo credit: from event Facebook page

3.  9th Annual Lake Norman Wildlife Oyster & Shrimp Festival

  • September 24th, 5-10pm
  • At Langtree at the Lake
  • Hosted by the Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists
  • Buy tickets in advanced on Eventbrite – $50 general & $100 VIP
  • All proceeds benefit LNWC, a non-profit

Big Month…honorable mentions:

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