Spring 2019 in

Belmont, N.C.

Jan. 26 to Mar. 3

Art & Orchids, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The annual Art & Orchids exhibit at Belmont’s 300-acre garden for all seasons features works created by students in Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration Titled “Invisible Links,” this two-month artistic show showcases illustrations and botanical art.


Feb. 14 to 24

‘Much Ado About Nothing’, Haid Theatre, Belmont Abbey College, Evenings 8 p.m.; Sunday matinee 2:30 p.m.
In its 135th season, The Abbey Players perform. Reserve tickets in advance.


Feb. 24

Wedding Showcase, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 12-5 p.m.
The best of the area’s bridal industry will be on display at the Garden, showcasing trends and inspiration, helping couples plan their perfect day. Free for brides and grooms!


Mar. 4

Arts at the Abbey Concert: Harmonia, Belmont Abbey Basilica, 8 p.m.


March 9 – 10

Children’s Art Weekend, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Families are invited to Belmont’s blooming Garden to engage in creative, hands-on activities and art during this annual weekend.

Mar. 15 – 17

Orchid Show, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Friday, 1-5 p.m., Sat/Sun, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
This show, recognized by the American Orchid Society, will feature spectacular tabletop orchid displays. Learn about, view and purchase stunning orchids from the N.C. Piedmont Orchid Society.


Mar. 30

3rd Annual Oyster Roast, York Chester Brewing Company, 4 – 6 p.m.
Enjoy fresh oysters, craft brews, live music and more at Riverside Marina.


Mar. 31

Pups & Perennials, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 12 – 4 p.m.
Walk the trails and sniff the springtime blooms of the Garden alongside your pup at this rare event. Dog-themed vendors and family-friendly activities.


April Wednesdays

Cruise-In Classic Car Show, Glenway Street 6:30 p.m.


Apr. 4 – 14

‘Bye, Bye Birdie’ at The Haid Theatre, Belmont Abbey College, evenings 8 p.m.; Sat/Sun matinees, 2:30 p.m.
The Abbey Players perform. Reserve tickets in advance.


Apr. 6

Arbor Day Festival, Kevin Loftin Riverfront Festival, 12 – 3 p.m.
Come and celebrate nature during this special festival.


Apr. 6 – 7

Peter Cottontail’s Garden Adventure, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Celebrate spring along with Peter Rabbit and his friends! Enjoy family activities and crafts, live entertainment and more.


Apr. 20

Easter Egg Hunt
Enjoy Easter Egg Hunts and family-friendly activities.