University City

Get up and go

Don't miss these coming events close to home.

1 Orchid Spectacular

Begin your exploration of this most elusive plant this winter, in the warmth of the Orchid Conservatory at The Garden. $12.

When: 9 a.m. March 11-18.

Where: Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont.

Info: 704-825-4490.

2 Charlotte Cake Artists

The Charlotte Cake Artist meeting will be a demonstration given by Toni Johnson on how to construct a Topsy-Turvy Cake. Guest dues for first meeting $5.

When: 7 p.m. March 12.

Where: Panera Bread, 8034 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord.

Info: 704-979-1990.