Ben & Jerrys Free Cone Day
Tuesday. Ben & Jerrys Scoop Shops. benjerry.com.
Get a free scoop of ice cream, frozen yogurt or sorbet at Ben & Jerrys scoop shops. No purchase is required and you dont need a coupon. They often introduce new flavors on Free Cone Day. Youll find several scoop shops in Charlotte, as well as in Davidson, Huntersville and Gastonia.
ArtFusion: Return to the Sea
6-9 p.m. Tuesday. Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St. 704-337-2000. mintmuseum.org.
This months ArtFusion program focuses on Saltworks, by Motoi Yamamoto, on view at Mint Museum Uptown. Learn yoga meditation techniques in the Craft + Design galleries with Kellie Jackson of Be Yoga Dilworth. Make your own salt scrub with Whispering Willow Soap Company. Enjoy a 7 p.m. gallery talk on Motoi Yamamoto, then participate in Zen-inspired, hands-on activities while enjoying a drink from the cash bar.
10 a.m. Friday. University City Regional Library, 301 East W. T. Harris Blvd. coaa.uncc.edu.
Throughout April, UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre will present free performances of Mamá Goose, a bilingual play for children ages 3 to 7 and their families. The 30-minute production includes original music by Criss Cross Mangosauce.
Songs of wisdom from Old Turtle
1 p.m. Saturday. First United Methodist Church, 501 N. Tryon St. on.fb.me/XMEnjh.
The public is invited to hear the best-selling childrens book Old Turtle set to music and performed by One Voice Chorus. An hour before the 2 p.m. show, children can visit several activity stations, including puppet making, dancing/moving like animals, and singing animal songs. There will also be a play area for children under age 2.
2 p.m. Sunday. Steele Creek Presbyterian Church and Cemetery, 7407 Steele Creek Road. meckdec.org.
Daniel Patterson, professor emeritus at UNC Chapel Hill and author of The True Image: Gravestone Art and the Culture of Scotch Irish, will speak on the craft of gravestone carvings. Hell focus on the work of the extended Bigham family, especially those stones that still exist in the churchs graveyard. After his talk, Patterson will lead a walk to view the Bigham stones.
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