Many enjoyed the beautiful weather while attending North Carolina's finest juried art festival, the Greater Charlotte Fine Art Festival, in Birkdale Village this past Saturday and Sunday, October 25th and 26th! Pieces for sale included paintings, photography, sculpture, metalwork, digital art, jewelry, glass, ceramics and woodworking.
Birkdale Village holds 3 weekly concerts on the Green - Friday and Saturday from 7-9pm and Sundays from 4-6pm. Bring your lawn chairs and relax to some great tunes or just come on out to shop and enjoy the fun family friendly background tunes that can be heard throughout the village. Watch the Herald Calendar for Birkdale's weekly entertainment lineup. Photos by Courtney Parlier.
Birkdale held a fashion festival from 2pm-6pm to benefit Loaves & Fishes. The fashion show started at 4pm. Many people brought canned goods and dry goods to donate to Loaves & Fishes. Gap, Loft, White House Black Market, Chico's, and MORE were included in the fashion show! See all the models and outfits in this photo album by Roger Benskin.
The Arrival of Santa and Tree Lighting at Birkdale Village was a HUGE success! Birkdale hosts a parade and float contest as part of their Santa Arrival event. All proceeds benefit Grin Kids. Birkdale Village retailers donated prizes/gift cards for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in the contest. Check out Birkdale's website for Photos with Santa and various other Birkdale promotions and events.
Birkdale Village hosted a Halloween Themed Scavenger hunt that was a HUGE hit with the kids and shoppers. Clue Sheets were available for participants to find items in the plaza's stores. Special Thanks to Birkdale for providing a great family friendly and safe event for our local families to participate in. Photos by Roger Benskin.
Taste of Birkdale was Rescheduled from Saturday to Sunday and it didn't Stop the Crowds from Showing UP! A great time was had by all, and we have to say that Birkdale made a GREAT call moving the event to Sunday. Special thanks to Birkdale and all the Vendors who showed up in support of this great event! Photos by Patrick Nicholson.