April 10, 2021


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Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority Launches Trail Guides to Help Visitors Explore the City

The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA) recently launched the CLT Trail Guide on charlottesgotalot.com, an exciting new tool that gives visitors and Charlotteans the ability to choose their own adventure by selecting one of six interactive itineraries highlighting more than 22 miles of trails, dining with outdoor amenities, local businesses and attractions.


The new CLT Trail Guide is an interactive digital resource designed to provide a guide for navigating Charlotte’s outdoor recreation offerings. A neighborhood guide accompanies each trail, so users can take a deeper dive into the communities they’ll be passing through. Trails include biking, running or walking paths designed to be inclusive for all fitness levels. The itineraries also thread through some of Charlotte’s most Instagrammable spots, so users are guaranteed to find the perfect backdrop for their next photo shoot.


The mobile-friendly trail resource allows users to send itineraries directly to their phones via text and/or through Google Maps to get around and visit recommended spots with ease. For more information visit: https://www.charlottesgotalot.com/trails

Project to Save Historic Black School Gets Boost with $100,000 Gift from Lowe’s Foundation

The Charlotte Museum of History has announced that the Save Siloam School Project is another step closer to reality, hitting a major fundraising milestone with a $100,000 gift from the Lowe’s Foundation. The foundation will contribute a $50,000 grant to the museum in support of educational programming at the renovated Siloam School and $50,000 in renovation materials.


The Save Siloam School Project aims to restore and preserve the historic Siloam School, a Jim Crow-era schoolhouse for African-American children in northeast Charlotte. When restored, the Siloam School will be the only preserved Rosenwald school in Mecklenburg County devoted to K-12 history education and history programming. To support the Save Siloam School project with a tax-deductible donation visit charlottemuseum.org/siloam