May 11, 2010 | Tuesday 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Detail: Race fans, tourists, Charlotte residents: All are invited to a full day of free fun May 11, 2010 outside the NASCAR Hall of Fame in uptown Charlotte, N.C., to celebrate its grand opening.
One of the highlights of the daylong event will be a free concert that evening on the Ceremonial Plaza headlined by country music trio Love And Theft, who are preparing to tour with country music superstars Tim McGraw and Lady Antebellum. The stop will be a homecoming for one member of the trio, Charlotte native Eric Gunderson, who grew up in the area and attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The band also features members Stephen Barker Liles, of Florida, and Texan Brian Bandas. Lyric Street recording artist Love and Theft’s debut album, World Wide Open, includes the hits “Runaway” and “Dancing In Circles.”
Schedule of Events
9-10 a.m. Opening Ceremony in Ceremonial Plaza. Admission is free.
10 a.m.-8 p.m. NASCAR Hall of Fame hours of operation. Tickets on sale now.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Outdoor activities in Ceremonial Plaza. Admission is free.
5-8 p.m. Concert in Ceremonial Plaza. Admission is free.
All Ceremonial Plaza activities that day are free to the public. The Ceremonial Plaza faces Martin Luther King Boulevard between Caldwell and Brevard. Guests are encouraged to use the Charlotte Area Transit System.
NASCAR Hall of Fame | 500 S. Brevard St, Charlotte, NC