Father’s Day is a celebration of all the great fathers and father-figures in our lives. This year, Father’s Day falls on Sunday, June 17th! How are you planning on spending the day with your dad? Here are a few things going on in and around Charlotte that would make for a Father’s Day weekend well-spent.
Doughnuts With Dad
The Billy Graham Library is hosting their annual Doughnuts With Dad event on June 16th. Spend your Saturday morning at the Billy Graham Library with your dad and enjoy complimentary doughnuts and beverages. While you’re there, take The Journey of Faith tour and visit the Memorial Prayer Garden where Billy and Ruth Graham were both laid to rest.The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. and last until 12 p.m. (or while supplies last). No registration is required. Visit the event page for more details.
Who loves Jazz? Bring Papa to the Festival!
Does your papa appreciate a good jazz performance? Each year, The Queen City Jazz Festival brings local and national jazz artists to the Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre for a one-day event.This year The Queen City Jazz Festival will take place on Saturday, June 16th at 6 p.m. Musical performers will include Norman Brown, Will Downing, The Rippingtons with Russ Freeman, and Kindred the Family Soul. The Queen City Jazz festival has become a popular Father’s Day weekend tradition for many Charlotte families. Be sure to get tickets in advance!
Race Your ‘Pops’ in a 6K
The U.S National Whitewater Center has a weekend of Father’s Day fun planned–including the Brew Dash 6K race on Saturday, June 16th. The race will begin at 9:00 a.m. with the competition heat participants and will last through the morning with the recreational participants running at 11:00 am. Spend the rest of your day at the center enjoying food, drinks, and live music with dad. You’ll want to register for the race by June 14th and then start getting your pops race ready!
Is your dad into craft beer? Explore a few of Charlotte’s most popular craft breweries with dad on a Charlotte Brewery Tour. Grab tickets for Sunday, June 17th’s Brewster tour. Your ticket will get you a ride with George (a remodeled school bus named after Queen Charlotte’s husband) and a beer pour of your choice at Rock Bottom Brewery, Catawba Brewery, and Red Clay Cider Works. Buy tickets for you and dad before they're sold out!
Lastly, Fine Dine Your Father
Opentable.com is helping Charlotteans find the perfect place to wine and dine dad on Father’s Day.From bottomless beers to brunch and dinner menus, check out all of the local Father’s Day specials being offered around the Queen City. Make reservations to take advantage of one of these yummy offers.From the Killingsworth Environmental family to yours, Happy Father’s Day! We know as a Father protecting your family is the most important job you have–it’s important to us too. Schedule a service with us so we can help you keep your family safe (and how to get your yard in tip-top shape for your celebratory father’s day cookouts!)
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