July 2011

Pride Charlotte sends out a big, warm and happy "thank you" to all the folks who teamed up to present last Saturday's Community Unity Car Wash! Held on Saturday, July 23, at H&H Automotive on South Blvd., the Car Wash was organized by Jaisen Putnam, who works at Sidelines and Dilworth Neighborhood Grill. Sidelines owners John Sinclair and Kevin Cooper were

The Pride Charlotte organizing committee is proud to announce this year's line-up of featured entertainers and performers. With a range of genres from drag and cabaret to indie, hop-hop and folk, this year's slate of featured entertainers proves to be Pride Charlotte's most diverse line-up to date. Featured entertainers scheduled to perform at this year's Pride Charlotte Festival include: Jessica Wild of

We're just a month away from the annual Pride Charlotte Festival, slated this year for Aug. 27 right in the heart of Uptown Charlotte! We're planning for one of the biggest and brightest Pride festivities the Queen City has ever seen! There's so much happening we can hardly keep up with it all! We've got events and activities scheduled for each

Join LGBT community members and Pride Charlotte Pageantry System and Pride Charlotte organizers for a weekend blast of exciting community events!   Friday, July 22, 10 p.m. Mr. Pride Charlotte MI Hartigan’s Irish Pub 601 S. Cedar St., Charlotte, NC 28202 (map) Get more information on our Pride Charlotte Pageantry System: pridecharlotte.com/pageants/   Saturday, July 23, Noon-5:30 p.m. Community Unity Car Wash Benefiting Pride Charlotte and Human Rights

Join the hottest, friendliest bar and nightclub employees in town for a special Community Unity Car Wash benefiting Pride Charlotte and the Human Rights Campaign on July 23! When: July 23, Noon-5:30 p.m. Where: H&H Automotive, 1909 South Blvd. (map) Featuring DJ-spun tunes, other entertainment and food, head out for a wet and fun day with employees from the Bar at 316, Hartigans,

Pride Charlotte is excited to announce that Drake Dentistry of Charlotte has signed on as our first Leadership sponsor for 2011. Drake Dentistry’s generosity shows their commitment to the LGBT community and sets an example for other businesses. Their donation helps keep entry into the festival free for all attendees and ultimately supports the LGBT Community Center of Charlotte in their

Join Pride Charlotte for a special day at the U.S. National Whitewater Center! When: July 30, 2011, 9 a.m.-dusk Where: U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy (map) Cost: Park admission is free, though there is a $5 parking fee. For more on costs related to Whitewater Center attractions, see our "Special Discounts" section below.   RSVP via Facebook Let us know you're coming to Gay