The Carolinas Asian-American Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a holiday business networking event on Wed, December 3, 2014 at 6:30pm at Chima Steak House, 139 South Tryon St., Charlotte. There will be over 20 business owners present. To rsvp for the event write to email@example.com. For details on the chamber visit www.caacc.com
The Belk Bowl 5K takes place on Sun, December 28, 2014 beginning at 1pm. Bring the family and run or walk the streets of Uptown Charlotte and celebrate with a post-race party full of free beer, food, and giveaways. Bring your family, friends, and football fans and get ready to run! First 150 online registrants will receive a cooler seat complimentary of the Belk Bowl. Run for a cause. Proceeds go to benefit Levine Children's Hospital. The event is at Wells Fargo Atrium, 301 S. Tryon St., Charlotte. For more details call 704-333-2775 or visit www.belkbowl5k.com
Festively decorated floats, equestrian units, vintage automobiles and more will stroll through downtown Surfside Beach, SC for its annual Christmas parade on Sat, December 13, 2014. The event is free for the entire family. For further details call 843-913-6111 or visit www.surfsidebeach.org
Political Tracker will host a “Georgia Political Forum” on Wed, December 10, 2014 (6 – 8:30pm) at Global Mall, 5675 Jimmy Carter Blvd, Norcross, GA 30071. There will be leaders from some of Georgia’s top-notch media and political speakers for an evening of discussion on demographics, political and, electoral landscape in Georgia politics. By 2050 the United States will have no racial majority and the uneven racial and ethnic population growth of the future could very well reshape the course of presidential politics and Georgia politics for generations to come. The forum will explore the future of Georgia’s shifting demographics and political landscape, the role of Asian Americans, African Americans, and Latino Americans in Georgia politics, and the impact of diversity in Georgia politics in 2016. The forum is partnering with multiple media outlets, radios, along with CBS Radio and Gwinnett Daily Post. The Panel will have state legislators and members of the national media. Political Tracker is a non-partisan company based in Gwinnett County. Its main goal is to meet the steadily increasing public demand for: (1) free unrestricted access to verified, unbiased political information from the federal to the local level, and (2) dynamic interaction with news, information and other users through social media as well as unique tracking technology. Info on the organization can be found at politicaltracker.com. Any information for the forum write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
300 craftspeople and vendors from 15 states offering arts and more will be at the Holiday Fair in Greenville, SC on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at the TD Convention Center. For full details and ticketing info call 864-233-2562 or hop on over to www.holidayfairgreenville.com.
Holiday on Ice is back for the holiday season. As the air gets colder, the ice beckons. The outdoor ice skating rink in the heart of Uptown is now open through January 4, 2015. The holiday tradition brings families and friends together for and afternoon or evening of ice skating, hot chocolate and fun. The rink is located at the corner of MLK Blvd and Brevard on The NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza in Charlotte. For more details call 704.390.3715or visit http://www.wbt.com/holidayonice/.
Enjoy a concert of Bollywood songs and music with Kaushik Deshpande and live orchestra. The show is on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 7:30pm. Seat reservations are needed. For more details visit www.hsnconline.org
Boats decorated with lights will be parade by the waterfront promenade in historic Beaufort, SC on December 5 – 7, 2014. The event is free. For more details call 843-525-6644 or visit www.downtownbeaufort.com
The United States Dog Agility Association (USDAA) agility trials will be held from December 12 – 14, 2014 at Western North Carolina Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC. Some 300 purebred dogs compete at various levels of difficulty. The event is family friendly and free. For more details call 828-687-1414 or visit the website www.usdaa.com
Wright Brothers National Memorial located in Kill Devil Hill, NC will present the annual Wright Brothers First flight Ceremony on Wed, December 17, 2014. The free event will feature a wreath placing ceremony, a fly over tribute and more. The memorial is located on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. For details call 252-441-7430 or visit www.firstflight.org