Upcoming Events of Interest to the History Community

For site contact information see the most recent MHA Docents Dandelion Newsletter

Admission charged at most events unless otherwise noted.

Many of these events sell out so it is best to register at the web sites.


Teas of the British Isles at the Charlotte Museum of History, Agatha Christie & Detective Hercule Poirot, Sunday, July 28 at 4 pm, $40.00, Reservations Required.

Spend an afternoon with Agatha Christie and her best-known creation, the Belgian Detective Hercule Poirot. The master of mystery, Christie changed how the literary world viewed the genre and was noted for her incredible output.


Summer Skills Workshop, Cloth Wallet, Saturday, July 27 at 2 to 4 pm, President James K. Polk State Historic Site, $20.00

Learn this historic skill and take your creation home with you. The workshop will be led by a member of the Catawba Valley Fiber Guild.  All necessary material will be included. Pre-registration required.


Tales of Death and The Beyond, Friday, July 26 at 7 pm, Historic Rosedale

Join the Rosedale staff and Charlotte Area Paranormal Society for this special summer evening event. Take a closer look at some of the more macabre events that took place at Rosedale over the years.  You will be led through the first floor & basement of the home hearing family stories and rumors of those who may be left behind. Groups will be limited to 15.


Advanced Notice: Mapping Old Mecklenburg, Saturday, August 3, from 1 to 4 pm Charlotte Museum of History, Presented by the Historic Mapping Congress, Free and Open to the Public, Registration Requested at  The Charlotte Museum of History

Join amateur and professional historians at this annual meeting to discover and document the roads, fords, ferries and other features of old Mecklenburg County. There will be presentations from historians about their research, and a review of a composite map – a work in progress – showing Mecklenburg County in the Revolutionary Era. More information at: Historic Mapping Congress: