October’s Five Essential Dates


September 27, 2019


Cheer on Megan Rapinoe and the rest of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team as they take on Korea at Bank of America Stadium. Charlotte is among five cities chosen for the team’s Victory Tour after winning the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France. Tickets start at $33. ussoccer.com


Gather a team and hit the streets of uptown Charlotte for the annual Race for the Cure, benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Choose either a 5K run or 1-mile walk or run. Organizers have set a fundraising goal of $1.2 billion for this year’s race. komencharlotte.org


Arguably the reigning master of the violin, Itzhak Perlman joins the Charlotte Symphony in Itzhak Perlman Plays Mendelssohn. Tickets are selling fast for this must-hear performance. charlottesymphony.org


Dozens of local chefs, farmers, brewers and distillers gather for the Piedmont Culinary Guild’s Farm to Fork picnic at Belmont’s Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. Tickets are $85; proceeds support beginning farmer programs at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems and farmer grants at Piedmont Culinary Guild. piedmontculinaryguild.com


Leading on Opportunity hosts On the Table CLT, a community-wide effort encouraging Charlotteans to have mealtime conversations on important community issues. The Knight Foundation-funded initiative encourages interested residents to sign up for training sessions to host tables throughout the city. leadingonopportunity.org  

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