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American Red Cross

How to Help Hurricane Victims

The American Red Cross has sent out an urgent request for funds assistance for Hurricanes Irma and Maria relief efforts. Volunteer recovery teams have already deployed to the region to help residents in need. The effects of this hurricane are detrimental, and your donation can make a difference. Please consider making a one-time, tax-deductible online donation to this effort.


Isabella Santos Foundation Race

Join Us for the Isabella Santos Foundation 5K/10K for Kids Cancer

Participate in the 10th Annual Isabella Santos Foundation 5K/10K/Fun Run for Kids Cancer in Ballantyne on Saturday, September 30. Your involvement will support research and awareness efforts for Neuroblastoma, a rare form of childhood cancer. This event will also feature local vendors, a kid’s zone and silent auction, so bring your family and friends to support the cause!

Ballantyne Bourbon

Ballantyne Whiskey Fest

On Saturday, October 21, join The Ballantyne for a once-in-a-lifetime event for bourbon and all whiskey lovers. The day-long event will include whiskeys from around the world tastings from noon to 4 p.m. Educational seminars will be hosted during this time by each of the brand ambassadors and followed by a cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m. and Bourbon Ball Dinner from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

In conjunction with the seminars, attendees can enjoy tastings, live entertainment and cocktail demonstrations by local mixologists at The Ballantyne’s South Lawn. The cost is $275 per person (inclusive) and includes admission to the tasting, two educational seminars (first-come, first-served basis) and cocktails and dinner. Twenty percent of the event’s proceeds will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. Reservations are required at 704-248-4100. View the news release.

Sip and Stretch

Sip & Stretch at Aloft with NC Yoga Bar

Join Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne for Sip & Stretch on Thursday, October 5, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy yoga for $5 provided by NC Yoga Bar for only $5, free appetizers provided by Zoës Kitchen, half-priced wine, $3 drafts and live music! 

Ballantyne Community Candidates Picnic

Enjoy Free Chili, BBQ and Q&A with Mayoral Candidates

Meet this year’s political candidates while enjoying free chili and barbecue at the Ballantyne Community Candidates Picnic, hosted by Ballantyne Breakfast Club, Charlotte Chamber Ballantyne Chapter, Morrison Family YMCA and Sara’s YMCA, on Sunday, October 15, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. at The Ballantyne’s South Lawn.

The event will include a chili cook-off with an array of participants and menu samples from City Barbecue and Ted’s Montana Grill. The community will also have the opportunity to hear from mayoral candidates Vi Lyles and Kenny Smith in a Q&A session at 3:30 p.m.

Training on Tap

Get Fit and Mingle for a Cause at Training on Tap

Join us Thursday, October 19 for Training on Tap, Ballantyne’s signature after-work social with a fitness twist! Stop by the Brixham Tent between 4:30-8 p.m. to enjoy local beer and wine, food truck fare, games, music and mingling. Sara’s YMCA personal trainers will lead free, drop-in fitness activities near the tent from 5-7 p.m. including outdoor yoga, bootcamp, cardio dance and a walking/running group. All proceeds benefit the YMCA’s Annual Campaign to assist local families in need. This is event is free and open to all, so bring a friend!

Make your mark by becoming an event sponsor. Contact Jessie Lindberg to learn more.

Wellness Fair

Mark Your Calendar for the Ballantyne Wellness Fair and Pumpkin Contest

Stop by the Brixham Tent between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 26 to experience our annual Ballantyne Wellness Fair and Pumpkin Contest sponsored by Ballantyne Country Club. Don’t miss the chance to mingle with over 50 local health and wellness vendors, receive valuable health tips, enjoy festive activities, food truck fare and walk away with tons of great giveaways!

Take advantage of great opportunities like on-site dog adoptions with South Charlotte Dog Rescue and free flu shots provided by Sam’s Club Pineville (please bring your insurance card and ID) while you’re there.

Looking for a little friendly competition, a team-building or branding opportunity? Rally your office now to enter a pumpkin in the pumpkin contest. All entries for the pumpkin contest will be on display for voting during the event, and winners will be chosen for Best Carved, Best Decorated and People’s Choice. Stay tuned for prize details, and email to register your pumpkin today!

Want to showcase your business at the Wellness Fair? Contact your Community Director to learn more.

Brigham Building

Brigham Building Makes 2017 Heavy Hitters List

Ballantyne’s Brigham Building has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Heavy Hitters Commercial Real Estate Awards presented by Charlotte Business Journal. Finalists are recognized for being the best developments substantially completed over the last year in the Greater Charlotte region. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Thursday, October 19, 5:30-8:30 p.m., at Hilton Charlotte Center City. We’re excited that Wells Fargo is occupying the Brigham Building and continue to welcome them to the Park!

BCP Bootcamp

Get Fit this Fall at Ballantyne Bootcamp

Kick off the season on the right foot by joining us for a free Ballantyne Bootcamp Series! Every Thursday through October 19, Sara’s YMCA fitness instructors and personal trainers will lead a group workout at Our Park by the bull sculptures from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The series will focus on cardio and strength training for all fitness levels, so bring along a friend and don’t forget your water bottle!  

Contact Sara’s YMCA with questions.

Fall Issue

Ballantyne Magazine Fall Issue Now Available

Grab your copy of Ballantyne Magazine’s fall issue to discover where Ballantyne residents shop to achieve décor dreams, what vintage looks are in this season, where to find outdoor fall fun in the Ballantyne area and more!


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