Closings, rescheduled events in Charlotte after protests

- The following is a list of closings and cancelations of events in Charlotte after protests and riots took over the streets of Uptown.

This coming after the death of Keith Lamont Scott, who was shot and killed by a police officer on Tuesday.

Another deadly shooting occurred during the protests on Wednesday night between two civilians, according to city officials and emergency responders.

CLOSINGS:

  • Bank of America in Uptown is closed Friday. Employers say their employees should work from home, but the SouthPark office will be open.
  • EpiCentre will close at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. All tenants regular opening hours are in effect, these hours are subject to
  • EpiCentre parking deck will hours will be 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday-Sunday. *All vehicles must be out by 5:00 p.m.


CANCELlATIONS/RESCHEDULED:

  • The Free Uptown Gallery Crawl was postponed Thursday night and reschedules for Thursday, October 27, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. -- “The Uptown Crawl benefits the art community by stirring up curiosity, interest and conversation. A relaxed and free environment as a gallery crawl removes many preconceived barriers that keeps some folks away from museums and galleries,” said Hannah Blanton, Director of the Sozo Gallery. “It’s a non-intimidating way to build relationships and invite friends back to another exhibit and explore, and build community. Community, Culture and Collaboration, that’s what this is all about.”
     
  • Food Truck Friday at Plaza Midwood cancelled.
  • The Greater Charlotte Heart Walk scheduled for Saturday, September 24 at First Ward Park. To see when the walk will be rescheduled go, here.
     
  • "I Love the 90's" show at Time Warner Cable Arena has been canceled for Friday, September 23 and will be rescheduled for Sunday, December 4, at 7 p.m. -- "The safety of our guests and employees has always been the top priority for our organization," aid Hornets Sports and Entertainment President & CCO Fred Whitfield. "With the event of the past several days and after consulting with local authorities we decided to reschedule.
     
  • The Democratic Women of North Carolina will postpone its 56th Annual State Convention, which was to be held in Charlotte this weekend. "The decision was made in consideration of those members who may be traveling to Charlotte from across the State," said Concetta Caliendo, DWNC President. The future dates of the convention will be released as soon as determined.

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