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The definitive list of all area Thanksgiving-related races, so you don’t feel guilty about getting seconds

While many see Thanksgiving as a day to roll out of bed and fill their bellies with turkey, stuffing, and grandma’s famous pumpkin pie, there are others who like to have a more active start to the day. Here is your definitive list of all area Thanksgiving-related races that will have you feeling less guilty about going back for seconds…

Get a ticket to the SouthPark ‘Morning with CMS Leaders’ breakfast

Get to know Charlotte-Mecklenburg School’s new superintendent, Dr. Clayton Wilcox at the upcoming SouthPark ‘A Morning with CMS Leaders” breakfast from 8-9 a.m. Sept. 14 at George’s Brassierie. Wilcox will he discusses his plans for CMS, the upcoming $922 million school bond and the controversial student reassignment plan. He’ll be joined by CMS School Board Chairwoman Mary McCray and District…

Garden Graces

The summers latest looks are as romantic as they are chic. Photography by Scott S. Clinton Styling by Whitley Adkins Hamlin | The Queen City Style Hair and Makeup by Jami Svay Photography assisting and retouching by Ty Duncan Modeling by Alexa S. with Factor Chosen and Elizabeth T. with Ursula Wiedmann Models Shot on location at Daniel Stowe Botanical…

Game Changers

Allow us to introduce you to some of the most clever visionaries around town. From an artistic trio behind a city arts project to a scientific duo making groundbreaking advances in prosthetics, these 10 inspiring creators and innovative founders are changing Charlotte—and beyond. Amy Bagwell•Amy Herman•Graham Carew Founders of the Goodyear Arts Project The old Goodyear tire shop in Uptown…

To-Do List

July’s five essential dates. 1 Start your Independence Day celebrations early with the Charlotte Symphony’s “Celebrating America” concert, part of the annual Summer Pops series, featuring popular patriotic songs. The performance ends with a bang, as fireworks go off after dark. Cost is $16 for adults, $5 for ages 13 to 18, and free for children ages 12 and under.…

Summer Recess

Escape the city’s heat with a weekend getaway to one of these nearby mountain resorts. Old Edwards Inn and Spa This rustic-meets-luxe mountain hideaway draws visitors from around the world for its farm-to-table dining, serene spa, and picturesque golf. Set in the middle of the lively town of Highlands, you’ll find arts and entertainment just steps from your door. Primland…

Smooth Operator

Toska Husted’s life didn’t begin in a place as luxurious as her latest launch, Toska European Spa Boutique in Dilworth. Husted spent her childhood in a war-torn Kosovo before leaving for London to train at the elite Steiner school of beauty. From London, Toska moved to Abu Dhabi for two years before landing in the Carolinas and opening her first…

OUT & ABOUT

From chic shorts to sleek suits, fashion meets fitness this season with these stylish activewear looks. Photography by Joseph Bradley Wardrobe styling by Stacee Michelle Modeling by Matt Barbee, Jessica Harvey, and Madi Hill of Marilyn’s Modeling and Talent Agency Assisted by Bryant Walker Shot on location at the U.S. National Whitewater Center

Sponsored Content: Giving Well

Your guide to philanthropic giving in Charlotte. You might have heard of The Society Guide last fall when their striking Giving Book landed on your doorstep. Started locally by two women immersed in the nonprofit world, they assembled a rockstar group of Advisory Board members to help bring their vision to life: to be a connecting source between highly effective…