49 things to do this fall

49 things to do this fall
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

There’s so much to do on campus and in the Charlotte region during this fall. Go to the Renaissance Festival, participate in Niner Nation Week, ride light rail, go to the Carolina Balloon Fest — the possibilities are endless! We even made a list of 49 things you can do. Happy first day of fall, Niners!

On campus

Participate in Wear Green Wednesdays

Cheer on our Charlotte 49er student-athletes.

Support performing arts on campus

“Macbeth,” Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Jazz Ensemble/Combos, Oct. 18

Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band, Oct. 19

Orchestra, Oct. 20

University Chorale, Oct. 25

Participate in Campus Sustainability Week, Oct. 2 - 8

Campus Tree Planting, Oct. 4

Student Gathering, Oct. 4

Midterms Don’t Have to be Succulent, Oct. 4

Transportation Fair, Oct. 5

Campus Clean-up, Oct. 6

Check out some great events at the Botanical Gardens

Fall Plant Sale, Oct. 6-8

Bird Hike, Oct. 8

Gratitude in the Gardens, Oct. 16

Twilight Tour: In the Company of Trees, Oct. 19 

Enjoy fall break, Oct. 8-11

UNC Charlotte staff, don’t miss the Staff Council Big Top Event, Oct. 11

Participate in Niner Nation Week, Oct. 17-23

Don’t miss this year’s Homecoming game as your Charlotte 49ers take on the FIU Panthers, Oct. 22 

Stay healthy and fit at UREC

Catch a movie in the Popp Martin Student Union

Ride light rail

Join a student organization

Don’t forget to read Niner Insider

Around the Charlotte region 

Charlotte International Arts Festival, Sept. 16-Oct. 2

Alpaca Fiesta USA, Sept. 25

Scarecrow Hollow Exhibit at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Sept. 28-Oct. 30

Taste of Charlotte, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2

Charlotte Chalk Art Festival, Oct. 1 - 2

Renaissance Festival, Oct. 1 - Nov. 20

Cheer on Charlotte FC and the Charlotte Panthers

Get lost in the Amazing Maize Maze 

Get spooked at Carowinds’ annual SCarowinds 

Charlotte Dragon Boat Races, Oct. 8

Bank of America ROVAL at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Oct. 9

Cheer on the Charlotte Checkers at the home opener, Oct. 14

47th annual Carolina Balloon Fest, Oct. 14-16

Charlotte Knights third annual Pumpkin Patch, Oct. 15

Hola Charlotte Festival, Oct. 15

U.S. National Whitewater Center’s Build Your Own Boat Competition, Oct. 15

Cheer on the Charlotte Hornets at the home opener, Oct. 21

Don’t forget to Vote, Nov. 8

Go pumpkin picking

Shop locally at the Uptown Farmers Market

Watch the Charlotte Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 23