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Wicked Grin Trio at The Rabbit Hole in Charlotte

Ottawa-based original roots blues/rock band Wicked Grin Trio is playing at The Rabbit Hole in Charlotte on November 10.  Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm.  Interested to know if other Canadians are attending? Check with the Canadian Living in Charlotte Meetup Group.

Wicked Grin Trio

Music event at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte

The Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta is collaborating on a signature partnership event with Canadian conductor Dr. Jonathan Govias, Assistant Professor of Music and Director of UNC Charlotte Orchestras. Dr. Govias is spearheading a performance called “Prayer for Peace” at the Booth Playhouse, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte on November 8 at 7:30pm.
Admission is free.

The performance is characterized as a symphonic remembrance of war, holocaust, and hope, It commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice and the 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht.

Click on the link for details

Saturday @ the Booth

Here’s a brief visual recap of the activities at the Canada Booth today. Another fun day, as you can see.

Many thanks to all our great volunteers who hosted today. Our final report submitted to our sponsors will contain photos. Don’t forget to share with us!

Friday @ The Booth

Our first day at the Booth started with pomp and circumstance with the visit of Consul General of Canada Nadia Theodore and Ash Miller, Political and Economic Relations Officer. Take a look at some of the photos of this morning’s activity at the Canada Booth.

Many thanks to all our volunteers who hosted today.  Please send along your photos!

Come see us at the Canada Booth!

Canada will be represented again this year at the Raleigh International Festival on Oct 26-28.  We invite you to drop by the Canada Cultural Booth to see how we’ve interpreted this year’s theme, Celebrations Around the World.  (You might want to wear a tuque or mukluks!)  We have a wonderful team of Canadian volunteers ready to welcome you on all three days of the festival.

There will be dancing, music, culture, food and much more! Join us on Friday, Oct. 26 (10:30am – 10pm), Saturday, Oct. 27 (10am – 10pm) and Sunday, Oct. 28 (11am – 7pm). Visit the Raleigh International Festival website to purchase tickets or view the schedules

The Canada Cultural Booth is organized by Canadian Network of North Carolina in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta and the generous support of RBC Bank.

Monarch Migration Family Event on Oct 20

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, in partnership with the Consulate General De México in Raleigh and the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta, is pleased to present this free event celebrating the monarch butterfly migration across Mexico, the United States and Canada.

Monarch Migration
Saturday, October 20
11:00am – 2:00pm

Event Schedule

11:00am–12:45pm: Butterfly crafts and family activities led by artist Lety Alvarez.
11:45am–12:30pm: “Flight of the Butterflies 3D” (Spanish version).
12:45pm–1:00pm: Dance group performance by Baile Folklórico Vicky.
1:00pm–1:40pm: Remarks & Presentations (listed below).
1:40pm–2:00pm: “Flight of the Butterflies 3D” (English version).

For more details, visit https://naturalsciences.org/calendar/event/monarch-migration/