University City

Get up and go

Don't miss these coming events close to home.

1 Acceleration Weekend

NASCAR race fans can meet drivers, see cars, get autographs, view exhibits. $10 in advance, $15 at door, those 5 and younger are free.

When: 10 a.m. Jan. 22.

Where: Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S. College St.


2 Battle of Cowan's Ford

Mark the 231st anniversary of the battle with a service at Hopewell Presbyterian Church and wreath ceremonies.

When: 10 a.m. Jan. 28, indoor service followed by outdoor presentation.

Where: 10500 Beatties Ford Road, Huntersville.