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Uptown Funk: Center City Walking Tour of Charlotte History, Arts, & Culture with Queen City Culture Vultures

April 2 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

$15

If you are new to the Queen City, here for a visit or something in-between, here’s a fun way to learn about or get refreshed on today’s Charlotte and how it came to be. Join us for a guided tour of Center City highlights – Commerce, Arts & Culture, Sports, and History.

We begin at Romare Bearden Park and finish at the Uptown museums. Here’s a sampling:

  • Catawba Trading Path to Banking Empires
  • Gold mines to mill towns
  • Queen Charlotte, Romare Bearden, Michael Jordan, and more!

Trip Itinerary:

  • 9:30 am – Meet at St. John’s Baptist Church
  • 10:00 am – 10:15 am Streetcar Ride (Hawthorne to Mint Street)
  • 10:30 am – 10:45 am – Walk from Mint Street Station to Romare Bearden Park (0.3 miles)

Meet at the Spiral Odessey Statue

  • 10:45 am – Walking Tour (1 mile)
  • 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm – Walk from Becthler to Ink N Ivy (0.3 miles)
  • 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm – Lunch at Ink N Ivy
  • 1:30 pm – 1:40 pm – Ink N Ivy to Tryon Street Station (0.2 miles)
  • 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm – Streetcar Ride (Tryon Street to Hawthorne)
  • 2:30 pm – Back at St. John’s

PARTICIPANTS MUST BE COMFORTABLE WALKING 2 MILES ALL TERRAINS

* Cost: $15 per person (Does not include lunch)

** Scholarship available upon request

*** Max: 25 Participants

Registration required: https://forms.monday.com/forms/a15c45839f4f4f20dffc887ecf40f76a?r=use1

Details

Date:
April 2
Time:
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cost:
$15
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.shepherdscharlotte.org/travel-adventures

Venue

Uptown Charlotte

Organizer

Shepherd’s Center of Charlotte

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