Northgate’s Back to School Bash @ Northgate Mall
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Ring in the new school year at Northgate’s Back to School Bash! Northgate wants to help you get ready so you can rock the school.

Join us for a surf simulator, bounce house, face painters, farm animals, free haircuts and many more activities for the family. Bouncing Bulldogs, Riverside cheerleaders, live music and DJs entertain throughout the mall. Several stores are offering special Bash discounts. Ignite Community Care Center is sponsoring free backpack giveaways at the top of the hour, 11am-2pm. First come, first serve while supplies last.

Bring a new or gently used book for the Book Harvest book drive and enter to win one of twenty designer back packs valued at $120 and a gift basket from The Children’s Place. The more books you bring the better chance you have to win!

For more information on store promotions and event details, visit Northgate Mall’s website. Come enjoy this family friendly event at Northgate!

FREE Concert by The Charlie Band! @ Meadowmont Gazebo
Sep 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Our third and final Meadowmont Music Series concert of the year on Saturday, September 10th from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm features The Charlie Band, a fantastic, soulful cover band based in North Carolina. Relax on the gazebo lawn and keep the summer evening fun going! Bring your friends and family, a chair and blanket, and enjoy a bite to eat from the Chick-N-Que Food Truck! FREE parking on site!

More about The Charlie Band: This six-piece motown, beach and funk band plays everything from standard jazz songs to the more popular dance tunes that everyone can groove to. Charlie features male and female vocalists, a keys player, guitar, bass and drums. This is sure to be an unforgettable night of incredible music for the whole family to enjoy! For more information about The Charlie Band, visit:

More about Chick-N-Que: The Chick-N-Que Food Truck will be parked on-site, serving up the best Eastern style BBQ that North Carolina has to offer. They also serve 100% NC raised ostrich burgers, a black bean veggie burger, and delicious Southern side items. For more information about Chick-N-Que, visit: