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Fun in Charlotte! Your Aug. 29 rundown

Library Anniversary Celebration

Plaza Midwood Library, 1623 Central Ave.

Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.: Celebrate Plaza Midwood Library’s 20th anniversary with free programs and refreshments for the family. The Plaza Family Band performs at 11:30 a.m., and the Mike Strauss Band performs for adults at 6 p.m. (library closes at 5 p.m., but reopens at 5:45 for performance).

Fashion D’Lux

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 S. Tryon St.

Saturday, 7 p.m.: Charlotte’s first luxury, retail fashion runway show includes hors d’oeuvres, luxury vendors and luxury car exhibition. Tickets $100, http://fashiondelux.com.

Southern Women’s Show

Charlotte Convention Center Hall A, 501 S. College St.

Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.: For five decades, Southern Shows Inc. events have delivered ideas, information, shopping and fun. Various vendors and exhibits, see more at http://southernshows.com/wch. Tickets $12 at the door, $10 in advance.

Queen City Battle of the Bands

Memorial Stadium, 310 N. Kings Drive

Saturday, 7 p.m.: Watch as college marching bands from the Carolinas vie for the label of the top band in the area. Tickets $20, www.queencitybattleofthebands.com.

Rick Estrin and the Nightcats

Double Door Inn, 1218 Charlottetowne Ave.

Sunday, 8 p.m.: Rick Estrin holds the 2013 Blues Music Award for Best Instrumentalist – Harmonica. Tickets $15, www.doubledoorinn.com.

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