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June 26, 2008

Eventful Launches Charlotte Events Guide - Discover the Coolest Events in the Hottest City this Summer makes it simple to find out what’s happening in the Queen City

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 26, 2008 – Eventful, Inc. (, the leading global events Web site, today announced the launch of a dedicated Charlotte events guide, enabling people to search and discover things to do throughout the city. Whether they are into concerts, golf, museums, stock car racing or family events – they can now find them all at

Eventful offers the users the largest selection of Charlotte events, with more than 3,300 currently listed. Charlotteans and visitors can search by category, performer or by venue to find Charlotte events to suit their interests. Users can sign up for email alerts when their favorite performers are coming to town and create a personal watch list to keep track of all the events they are interested in. They can also share events with friends via the site and see how many people are interested in attending, making it easier to organize groups of friends. They can even add their own events for free, promoting them to users in Charlotte and across the international Eventful community.

Worldwide, Eventful has more than eight million future events to discover, from concerts and sports to conferences and festivals.

Charlotte events at include:

Charlotte Family Activities:
• The Wiggles: See the popular Australian children’s group The Wiggles perform at Cricket Arena.
• Kathy Nelson: You Make Me Want to Sing -Through melodic rhymes and repetitive words, learn to teach your little ones how to locate their noses, toes and eyes by pointing as you read.
• Dad'n'Me Storytime: Dads, this event’s for you! Come out to Barnes & Noble Booksellers and bring the kids for a storytime treat.

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Charlotte Discovery Events:
• A Day in Pompeii: A Day in Pompeii journeys back to 79 A.D., to the fateful day in history when the ancient Roman city was buried by the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Featuring more than 250 artifacts and national treasures of Italy including eight original body casts of victims frozen in their last moments, guests discover that what nature destroyed and what it preserved.
• Birds Of Prey Day: Come learn about birds of prey! From falcons to hawks you are sure to be amazed as you have a close encounter with raptors from all across the country.
• Culture and Cookies: A free, fun day for you and your family at the Levine Museum of The New South. Bring the whole gang to explore an exhibit, experience the artistic activity and enjoy some cookies.

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Charlotte Concerts:
• The Vans Warped Tour 2008: See the Chidos, Cobra Starship, Coheed and Cambria, Emery, Family Force 5, Good Day Reflection, Norma Jean, School Boy Humor, The Devil Wears Prada and The Secret Handshake live at The Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre.
• Snoop Dogg and 311: See Snopp Dogg with special guests 311 live at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre.
• Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers with Steve Winwood: Popular American musician Tom Petty performs live at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre with the Heartbreakers and special guest Steve Winwood.
• Summer Pops - Celebrate America: Charlotte Symphony Orchestra performs live in Symphony Park.

Find more Charlotte concerts
Charlotte Sports:
• NASCAR Whelen All-American Series: The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series is NASCAR’s national championship program for short-track racing. Drivers compete at Concord Motorsport Park.
• Carolina Panthers: See the complete season for the Panthers’ 2008 season.
• WWE SmackDown: WWE & WJZY-CW46 presents SmackDown and ECW at the Time Warner Cable Arena.

Find more Charlotte sports

“Events are at the heart of each city’s character and vitality, so it’s important for people to have an easy way to find out what’s going on,” said Jordan Glazier, CEO of Eventful. “Eventful is a great resource to help Charlotteans discover the full breadth of activities and events and get involved in their local community, plus it’s a great tool for visitors to make the most of a trip to Charlotte.”

Eventful’s Charlotte events section is now available and full of a wide range of events in the entire Charlotte-area region. Charlotte-area residents can start searching for events today by visiting

Emelyne Interior
LEWIS PR for Eventful
415 992 4400

Posted by at June 26, 2008 10:54 AM