Can't-miss performing and visual arts events in Charlotte this weekend

 Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up four artsy events around Charlotte this weekend that will scratch your cultural itch, from a showcase of woodcarvings to a digital photography class. 

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Honoring Black Artists 

The McColl Center for Art + Innovation will host this discussion on black artists.  McColl Center artist-in-residence Antoine Williams will serve as moderator. Alumni artists including John W. Love, Jr. and Michaela Pilar Brown will also take part in this session.  

When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Where: McColl Center for Art + Innovation, 721 N. Tryon St.
Price: Free
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Showcase of Woodcarvings

The Charlotte Woodcarvers Club will host its 2019 Showcase Of Woodcarvings at Central Piedmont Community College. This is a two-day event. More than  700 carvings will be on display.   

When: Saturday, Feb. 23, noon-Sunday, Feb. 24, 4 p.m.
Where: 1201 Elizabeth Ave.
Price: Free
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Painting Session

Think-N-Paint is offering this deal on a painting class for children ages seven to 15. This is a two-hour session. Packages are available for kids alone or parents with children.   

Where: 2424 N. Davidson St., Suite #110
Price: $20 (43 percent discount off regular price). More ticket options are available. 
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Digital Photography Course 

The Light Factory is hosting this course to help participants improve their abilities when using a digital camera. Professional instructors will teach the class. Topics will range from lighting and compositional techniques to technical settings.  

Where: 1817 Central Ave., Plaza Midwood
Price: $49 for One (62 percent discount off regular price). More ticket options are available. 
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