If basketball is not your thing, many other events are planned for ACC Tournament this week

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The ACC mascots made a visit to the Discovery Place Science on Tuesday. The 2019 New York Life ACC Men's Basketball Tournament takes place in Charlotte this week.

With the 2019 New York Life ACC Men's Basketball Tournament set to get underway in Charlotte today, there are plenty of festivities in the community, many of them free. Here are some options:

Sidewalk Art

  • New this year, the ACC has placed Mascot sidewalk art in various locations around Uptown Charlotte for fans to “Find All Four”. The complete display of artwork will also be featured on the Spectrum Center Plaza.

Discovery Place

  • Select mascots of the ACC’s 15 teams will interact with hundreds of children attending field trips at the Museum. Tuesday, March 12, 9-10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, March 12, 9-10 a.m.

Charlotte Douglas Airport

  • Select mascots of the ACC’s 15 teams will appear and interact with guests around the airport
  • Date/Time: Tuesday, March 12, 4-6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 12, 4-6 p.m.

Baby Race

  • Contestants between 6-12 months old will participate in a crawling race at halftime of the 7 PM game. Contestants have been pre-selected at random. Tuesday, March 12 at Spectrum Center
  • Tuesday, March 12 at Spectrum Center

Mascots at The Square

  • Select mascots of the ACC’s 15 teams will position themselves at Trade St. and Tryon St. over the lunch hour to interact with pedestrians Wednesday, March 13, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 13, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte Visit

  • Select mascots of the ACC’s 15 teams will visit families at the Ronald McDonald House Wednesday, March 13, 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 13, 4 p.m.

Skip Prosser Student-Athlete Award

  • Luke Maye (UNC) will accept his second consecutive scholar-athlete award prior to tipoff of UNC’s first tournament game Thursday, March 14, 7 p.m. at Spectrum Center
  • Thursday, March 14, 7 p.m. at Spectrum Center

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