Don't miss these upcoming events close to home.
1 Memorial Day Ceremony
Ninth annual Memorial Day ceremony featuring music and remembrances by local performers and dignitaries.
When: 7 p.m. May 30.
Where: Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Suite 206.
Info: www.birkdalevilla ge.net.
2 Bike Commuting in Charlotte: One Man's story
Listen to the journey of Jonathan Harding, a local cyclist, as he shares his personal challenge living a good life in Charlotte without using a car for personal transportation in 2010. Free. 704-921-0320. REI Charlotte, 9755 Northlake Centre Parkway, Charlotte.
When: 7 p.m. May 31.
Where: REI Charlotte, 9755 Northlake Centre Pkway, Charlotte.