Sunday, September 13, 2015

Last chance: Greek and Indian festivals end today

Grab the kids. Today is family day with festivals and family events uptown.  My hip-hop fans can head over to NoDa this evening. See you in the streets! Let's get this party started.

Detroit Rappers - Detroit’s Slum Village were an underground sensation in the ‘90s, and featured producer J Dilla. They’ve worked with Bilal, John Legend, Kanye West and others. The current group features original member T3 and producer Young RJ. 8 p.m. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E 36th St.

Don't Forget

Cultural Festival - Enjoy cultural presentations, food and dance at the 21st Festival of India. 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. today and Sunday, Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. 

Gyros and Baklava - Don’t bother eating. Bring cash and appetite to the Yiasou Greek Festival. Starts 3 p.m. today. Ends Sunday. Holy Trinity Cathedral, 600 East Boulevard. Check website for festival times, dates and performance schedule. $3.

Family Day - This Land Is Our Land is the theme of this month’s family day at the Mint. Enjoy family-friendly art projects, gallery visits, artist demos, and Let’s Move! yoga sessions once a month. View America the Beautiful: Works on Paper. Hands on projects include: sketch and paint an abstract autumn picture, craft a paper animal, construct a bird feeder, learn about raptors, and meet Zlaty, a golden eagle, with the Carolina Raptor Center !  1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St. Free for kids. $6 for adults.