OCT. 7 Hendersonville
53rd Art on Main Festival
More than 70 artists will participate in the juried and judged Art on Main Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6-7 on Hendersonvilles historic Main Street. Details: www.acofhc.org.
OCT. 7 North Charleston
Latin American Festival
For its 21st year, Celebracion!, the Lowcountrys celebration of Latin American culture, food, dance and music, will return to North Charlestons Wannamaker County Park from noon to 6 p.m. Admission is $10 at the gate; $5 for military and college students; free for 12 and younger. The park is at 8888 University Blvd. (S.C. 78). Details: www.cprc.com/laf.
OCT. 11 Charlotte
Luxury Travel Show
Mann Travels is staging its annual Luxury Travel Show 5-7 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Duke Mansion, 400 Hermitage Road. The free-admission event includes valet parking, wine and appetizers. Seminars include Explore Africa Once in a Lifetime Safaris and Adventure and A Different Kind of Cruising: Explore Extraordinary Opportunities with Windstar Cruises and Tauck River Cruises. There will be special offers from 18 luxury travel firms. RSVP with Mann Travels at 704-556-8311.
OCT. 11 Charlotte
Travel club evening goes west
Charlottes Magellan Club will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead St. (fellowship hall Room 203). The hourlong free meeting will feature a presentation by Heath and Lisa Alexander, who have traveling throughout the Western United States for many years. Details: Bob Taylor, 704-906-6483; email Peabod@aol.com.
OCT. 13-14 Pawleys Island, S.C.
Brookgreens autumn festival
Outdoor, family-friendly activities at Brookgreen Gardens Harvest Home Weekend 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 13-14 include scarecrow building, pumpkin painting, hayrides, food and live music. (Nominal charge for some activities.) There are also demonstrations on how to make pottery, soap and sweetgrass baskets. Brookgreen Gardens is on U.S. 17, south of Myrtle Beach. Festival admission free with Brookgreen admission: $14; $12 for 65 and older; $7 for ages 4-12; free for 3 and younger. Details: www.brookgreen.org.
SEND US REGIONAL TRAVEL NEWS
Email your information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Charlotte Observer welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views.
Have a news tip? You can send it to a local news editor; email email@example.com to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Charlotte Observer.Read moreRead less