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Girls' Day Out

From the U.S. National Whitewater Center:

Have a Girls’ Day Out with your mom, sister or best friend at the U.S. National Whitewater Center. The event is this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and attracts a variety of women across Charlotte and the surrounding areas. Come out for a day of empowerment, excitement and fun.

The day will begin with an introduction from motivational speaker, Laura Neff. Then have your choice of two activities, all experience levels are welcome. Learn how to whitewater or flatwater kayak. Bring your bike and go mountain biking with Charlotte’s only women’s mountain biking club, Dirt Divas. Try out guided climbing on one of the largest outdoor climbing centers in the country or bring your own mat and do yoga with the Charlotte Yoga Club.

Finish off the afternoon by treating yourself to food and drinks. All participants will receive 15 percent off women specific gear in the USNWC Outfitter’s Store and the chance to win prizes from Smith Optics, NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, and more.

The Girls’ Day Out admission is $45 and parking is $5. Spots fill up fast so register online at For more information, please contact Stephen Youngblade at (704) 391-3900 x 281 or by email at