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Matthews Alive Festival - Great Labor Day Activities in South Charlotte Area - 2011

Matthews Alive Festival - Great Labor Day Activities in South Charlotte Area - 2011Matthews Alive Festival - Great Labor Day Activities in South Charlotte Area

It's Labor Day weekend here in South Charlotte, and that means it's time for the 19th annual Matthews Alive Festival in downtown Matthews, NC!  With festivities running from Friday evening, September 2 to Monday, September 5, there's plenty of fun and excitement for the whole family - all weekend!

This year's Matthews Alive Festival them is "Destination Matthews," and visitors to the festival will be treated to local artists, actors, musicians and food vendors!  The highlight of the weekend is the Matthews Alive Labor Day Parade - billed as the largest Labor Day parade in the Southeast.  This year, over 150 art vendors have signed up to display their wares for sale, including the Matthews Artist Guild and the Charlotte Woodworkers Association.

There's lots of community spirit at Matthews Alive, with over 30 non-profit groups and churches volunteering to work the festival.  With over 250,000 visitors to the festival last year, it takes lots of volunteers to make it work!  Proceeds from all the festival sales - from tickets, food, rides, merchandise, etc. - are donated to the area non-profit groups who help work the festival!  

Matthews Alive Festival - Great Labor Day Activities in South Charlotte AreaFor more information, visit the Matthews Alive website.  You'll find a schedule of events, and information on prices.  Make sure you bring a lawn chair or blank for evening concerts:

Friday 7:00 - 10:00     Beach music with The Holiday Band and Band of Oz

Saturday 12:30 - 9:00  A variety of performers (rock, alternative) with the WannaBeatles at 7:30

Sunday 12:30 - 9:00    Jazz, rock and Christian music with the Henry Haney Project and Matthews Praise

So don't miss the Matthews Alive Festival for some great Labor Day activities in Matthews in the South Charlotte area.  I don't think my kids have ever missed a Matthews Alive!

Click this link if you are interested in searching for homes for sale in the Matthews area of South Charlotte.  Home prices range from the low $100,000's to $1million and more!  I would be happy to help you find the right home and neighborhood for your family.  I live and work near Matthews, and can help you whether you are selling your home or looking to move!

Matthews Alive Festival - Great Labor Day Activities in South Charlotte Area

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