Community Potluck Meet & Greet & Eat!
2127 Eastway Dr., Charlotte
Join Campus Pride and hosts Sacred Souls Community Church and Freedom Center for Social Justice to take a stand for transgender people on the Day of Action for Trans Justice! Featured speaker is Diego Sanchez, transgender national civil rights leader. Featured entertainers are J Mase III and Koko Jones, national trans artists and entertainers. More information available online.
Town Hall: White Supremacy
Location to be announced
Community organizers in Winston-Salem have planned a town hall to discuss white supremacy, violence and its effect on the community in the aftermath of the domestic terrorism event in Charleston. A location has not yet been secured but will be announced online.
Dixie’s Tupperware Party
130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte
Dixie’s Tupperware Party stars Dixie Longate, as the fast-talking Tupperware Lady, who has packed up her catalogues and left her children in an Alabama trailer park to journey across America. Critics and audiences have howled with laughter as Dixie throws a good ol’ fashioned Tupperware Party filled with outrageously funny tales, heartfelt accounts, free giveaways, audience participation and the most fabulous assortment of Tupperware ever sold on a theater stage! Purchase tickets online at carolinatix.org or purchase through charlottepride.org/event/dixies-tupperware-party/ where a portion of proceeds will be donated back to the community organization.
Charity Pride Drag Car Wash
228 W. Acadia Ave., Winston-Salem
11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Pride Winston-Salem hosts a charity drag car wash. $10 recommended donation.
Charlotte Black Gay Pride Gala
1801 N. Tryon St., Charlotte
Charlotte Black Gay Pride celebrates a “decade of excellence” with a black-tie gala and awards dinner. Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased online.
Continues through July 19
Charlotte Black Gay Pride
Various locations, Charlotte
Charlotte Black Gay Pride celebrates their 10th annual event, with a Town Hall, Meet and Greet, Pride Extravaganza and Sunday faith event. See more details in our feature at goqnotes.com/35770/charlotte-black-gay-pride-to-celebrate-10-years/.
Chapel Hill Public Library
Room B, 100 Library Dr.
National Book Award winner and lesbian author Jacqueline Woodson hits the Triangle area for an appearance hosted by Flyleaf Books. She recants her childhood through her literature which is imbued with her awareness of the Civil Rights Movement.
The Woodshed Lounge
4000 Queen City Dr., Charlotte
Join Charlotte Pride for a good old southern BBQ dinner with all the fixin’s. Tickets are $10 online or $15 at the door, including dinner, silent auction, giveaways and a special appearance from Billy Santoro, model from Raging Stallion Studios. All proceeds benefit Charlotte Pride. Purchase advance discount tickets online.
Young Professionals Mixer
The Fillmore Charlotte
1000 NC Music Factory Blvd., Charlotte
RAIN Young Affiliates and The Fillmore Charlotte host their third annual Young Professionals Multi-Group Mixer. Network with other community leaders, meet and gather information on young professionals groups in Charlotte and have a great time for a good cause. Tickets are $11. Tickets include event entry, one complimentary signature cocktail, entry to see tribute band and cool giveaways.
July 25-Aug. 1
Continues through Aug. 1
Charleston Pride hosts their festival and parade, along with several other activities throughout the weekend. More details are available online.
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Last updated: July 2, 2015, 8:40 p.m.