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How to get free admission to 3 of Charlotte's most popular museums

Mint Museum will host the first event on Oct. 27, with its annual Halloween concert and costume contest. The Youth Orchestras of Charlotte will perform a series of Halloween-themed nocturnes and guests are encouraged to dress up in their costumes.  Wednesday Night Live will also include appearances by some of Charlotte’s top comedians for a special Thanksgiving discussion on Nov.…
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Dragon helps put out fire: Charlotte Knights mascot seen helping put out uptown Charlotte fire

This time, the dragon helped extinguish a fire. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte Knights mascot Homer the Dragon flipped the script Tuesday: he helped put out a fire.  When a small brush fire broke out in a flower bed near Truist Field and Romare Bearden Park, the Charlotte Fire Department said, “Homer was in the neighborhood and assisted Charlotte Fire Engine 4 with putting the fire out.”…