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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For details on the chamber visit www.caacc.com
The Charlotte international auto show will be held from November 20 - 23, 2014 at the Charlotte convention center. There will be nearly 6 football fields of display area with latest auto tech and more. For details visit www.charlotteautoshow.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: email@example.com
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.
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
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir will present Pramukh Swami Maharaj's Janma Jayanti Celebration on Sunday, November 23, 2014 from 4 - 6pm. A cultural program will be presented and that will be followed by maha prasad (dinner). The temple is located at 4100 Margaret Wallace Rd., Charlotte NC. For more details call 704-573-0805 or visit www.baps.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 Renaissance Festival is a 16th century European style art and entertainment festival combining outdoor theater, circus entertainment, arts and crafts marketplace, a jousting tournament, a feast fit for royalty, and more. The 21st annual season is now running in Charlotte on Saturdays and Sundays, through November 23, 2014. The Carolina Renaissance Festival was introduced in 1994 with six acres of exhibits, attractions and entertainment. The event has grown into a twenty acre theme park filled with cottages and castles, kitchens and pubs, and a most unusual collection of people powered rides and games of skill - all nestled in 325 acres of woodlands. Tree lined lanes are filled with over 100 purveyors of crafts and food, and non-stop music and comedy shows are presented on 11 stages every event day. Sit back and watch, or become a part of the action, surrounded by over 500 costumed characters roaming the festival village. Experience the clashing of armor and the thundering of hooves daily with full combat jousts at the King’s Tournament Arena. For more details visit http://www.royalfaires.com/carolina/
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