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Neighborhood walking tour

Visit Charlotte’s Biddleville neighborhood from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and learn how it has been shaped by residents, the economy, transportation and federal programs. The Charlotte Neighborhoods Lecture and Walking Tours series, which continues through May 2, also will feature three other Charlotte neighborhoods: Brooklyn, Plaza Midwood and NoDa. These programs expand on the exhibit, “Charlotte Neighborhoods,” at The Charlotte Museum of History. For information on where to meet and to register for the remaining tours, visit



Garden tour

See flower gardens, vegetable plots, topiary and more during a free tour of Ravenwood and Grove Park, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. The tour begins at the triangle across from 6800 Terry Lane.


Garden tour

2014 Charlotte Garden Club “Art in the Garden”

Tickets are on sale now for “Art in the Garden,” which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26 and 1 to 4 p.m. April 27. The tour includes six private and three public gardens where 18 artists will be at work. Ticket holders also can attend a party Sunday afternoon at the Mint on Randolph. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 general admission. Details: charlottegardenclub.org.