Matthews Alive

Matthews Alive The Matthews Alive! Festival is a Labor Day weekend celebration dedicated to the support of local non-profit organizations through music, arts and community involvement.

http://www.matthewsalive.org Matthews Alive is Labor Day weekend in Matthews, NC. All proceeds go to local nonprofits. Contributions so far total over $1.6 Million!

Mission: Good times funding good work.

Operating as usual

Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey, goodbye#Goodbye2020
12/31/2020

Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey, goodbye

#Goodbye2020

Wishing you harmony and peace.
12/26/2020

Wishing you harmony and peace.

From all of us here at Matthews Alive... πŸŽ…
12/24/2020

From all of us here at Matthews Alive... πŸŽ…

Peace, Love, and Light. #festivaloflights #HappyHanukkah
12/10/2020

Peace, Love, and Light. #festivaloflights #HappyHanukkah

Town of Matthews, NC
12/08/2020

Town of Matthews, NC

There's still time to enter! The deadline to enter our first ever DECK THE HOUSE holiday light competition has been extended to December 13.

Grab your lights, lawn ornaments, wreaths, animated characters, and more - and enter to win some amazing prizes! Homes, apartments, condos, duplexes, townhomes - all are welcome!

More details and how to enter can be found here: www.matthewsnc.gov/deckthehouse

Fun!!!
12/05/2020

Fun!!!

Tomorrow our Scavenger Hunt goes LIVE and we are so excited!

It’s FREE to download and play! New teams may join at any time from December 6th- December 21st! You may use the entire length of game play to earn as many points as possible & be on the lookout for BONUS missions! πŸŽ„β›„οΈ

#MatthewsScavengerHunt #MatthewsNC #HolidayFun #SupportLocal #MatthewsStrong

We salute you Exxon Matthews!
12/03/2020

We salute you Exxon Matthews!

What are you shopping for? Any deals you want to share? #BlackFriday
11/27/2020

What are you shopping for? Any deals you want to share? #BlackFriday

Happy Thanksgiving to all!
11/25/2020

Happy Thanksgiving to all!

We salute you! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
11/11/2020

We salute you! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

"Someone struggled for your right to vote. Use it." β€” Susan B. Anthony
11/03/2020

"Someone struggled for your right to vote. Use it."
β€” Susan B. Anthony

To all of you ghosts and goblins, have a safe and happy Halloween. πŸ§‘πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸ‘Ί
10/31/2020

To all of you ghosts and goblins, have a safe and happy Halloween. πŸ§‘πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸ‘Ί

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10/28/2020

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It's that time of year again - the leaves have started falling! To help with your yard cleanup, we have FREE Leaf Bags available for pickup at the Matthews Community Center.

Give us a call at 704-321-7275 to check on the building hours as they vary each day.

Town of Matthews, NC
10/16/2020

Town of Matthews, NC

πŸŽƒπŸ‘» Halloween will look a little different this year, but there are still plenty of ways to have a spooktacular time! Mecklenburg County Public Health shared some tips on how to safely enjoy Halloween. Click the link below to check them out!

*Reminder that the Town of Matthews does not govern Halloween, so check with your neighbors or HOA if you have questions about your neighborhood activities.

https://www.matthewsnc.gov/newsview.aspx?nid=6502

Shopping PRIME this week? Go to Amazon Smile and choose Matthews Alive as your charity! smile.amazon.com/ch/56-1906522
10/12/2020

Shopping PRIME this week? Go to Amazon Smile and choose Matthews Alive as your charity! smile.amazon.com/ch/56-1906522

Today we would have been kicking off the 2020 Matthews Alive Festival. These are certainly unprecedented times. We are thinking of our community, our volunteers, our patrons, our sponsors, artisans, and especially the non-profit groups that the festival raises funds for each year. Please take a moment to scroll through our FB feed to see how you can support these non-profit organizations during this challenging year. #SmallTownBigHeart #CovidKindness #SeeYouin2021

Timeline Photos
10/04/2020

Timeline Photos

Matthews Community Farmers' Market
10/02/2020

Matthews Community Farmers' Market

Under the Apple Fundraiser Tent This Week: Fuji, Winecrisp, Jonagold & Granny Smith!
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Apple Sauce Special: $5 1/2 peck bags of Mixed Apples
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8-11am in front of the Community House.

#fundraiser #localapples @davisandsonorchardproduce #grannysmithapples #fujiapple #jonagold #winecrisp #appleseason #eatbetternotless #saturdayvibes #saturdaymorning #saturdaymorningatthefarmersmarket #downtownmatthews #clt #704 #mcfm

We'll be outside tonight looking for it! 🍁
09/30/2020

We'll be outside tonight looking for it! 🍁

Tomorrow is the Full Harvest Moon but you can see it tonight at about 99%. It rises in the east after 7pm tonight. #cltwx #ncwx #scwx

Charlotte's got a lot
09/23/2020

Charlotte's got a lot

From virtual to socially-distanced events, Charlotte Motor Speedway is revving up their Drive-In Series this Saturday, 9/26 with country music star Chris Janson. Tickets are still available for you to experience live music in a unique and exciting venue: https://bit.ly/32WsdzG

Looking for more? Explore these socially-distanced events happening near you:
1. Crossroads Cinema at Camp North End, Thursday nights starting September 24 throughout October
2. Buff Faye's Outdoor Drag Diner at Dilworth Grille, Saturday, September 26
3. Pumpkin Picking At Bush-N-Vine Farm at Bush-N-Vine Farm, Sept. 26 -Oct. 31
4. Counterculture Club Outdoor Yoga at Camp North End, September 27

See more events at charlottesgotalot.com.

It's Redhead Appreciation Day. We appreciate you Mayor Jim Taylor
09/23/2020

It's Redhead Appreciation Day. We appreciate you Mayor Jim Taylor

According to NationalToday.com, today is: the Fall Equinox πŸ‚, Falls Prevention Awareness Day πŸ‘΅, National Elephant 🐘Appre...
09/22/2020
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According to NationalToday.com, today is: the Fall Equinox πŸ‚,
Falls Prevention Awareness Day πŸ‘΅, National Elephant 🐘Appreciation Day, Hobbit DayπŸ§β€β™‚οΈ, National Ice Cream Cone Day 🍦, National Singles Day πŸ’ƒ, National Temperature Control Day 🌑️, National Voter Registration Day βœ… and last but not least... National White Chocolate Day 🍫. Which will you be celebrating today?

September 10, 2020 - Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. At National Today, we help you celebrate the most fun, important, and off-beat holidays in the U.S. and around the world. Check out our special deals and contests every day!

Today is Talk Like a Pirate Day! Channel your inner Jack Sparrow, grab some grog (if you’re of drinking age), gather up ...
09/19/2020

Today is Talk Like a Pirate Day! Channel your inner Jack Sparrow, grab some grog (if you’re of drinking age), gather up some maties, and let your imagination take you on an adventure on the high seas! ☠️

We wish all our Jewish neighbors a good and sweet Rosh HaShanah.
09/18/2020

We wish all our Jewish neighbors a good and sweet Rosh HaShanah.

Did you know that you can donate to Matthews Alive via Amazon? Please consider bookmarking this link and shopping Amazon...
09/07/2020

Did you know that you can donate to Matthews Alive via Amazon? Please consider bookmarking this link and shopping Amazon here: smile.amazon.com/ch/56-1906522

Today we would have been kicking off the 2020 Matthews Alive Festival. These are certainly unprecedented times. We are thinking of our community, our volunteers, our patrons, our sponsors, artisans, and especially the non-profit groups that the festival raises funds for each year. Please take a moment to scroll through our FB feed to see how you can support these non-profit organizations during this challenging year. #SmallTownBigHeart #CovidKindness #SeeYouin2021

Matthews HELPing Matthews is nearing their goal. Can you HELP push them to the finish line? #community #smalltownbighear...
09/05/2020

Matthews HELPing Matthews is nearing their goal. Can you HELP push them to the finish line? #community #smalltownbigheart

Matthews HELPing Matthews is made up of local volunteers who are striving to make a positive impact on our community by raising $100,000.00 for Matthews HELP Center by Labor Day. Will you help us reach our goal? Please consider using our Go Fund Me for a safe and secure method for contributing online - https://gf.me/u/yk3g27

Longing for some great music this Labor Day weekend? Check out our Matthews Alive playlist!
09/05/2020
Matthews Alive: Greatest Hits, a playlist by Chris Melton on Spotify

Longing for some great music this Labor Day weekend? Check out our Matthews Alive playlist!

We at Matthews Alive look forward to a time where we can experience live music together again. Meanwhile here’s a play list of some of the artists (and tribute artists) who have graced our stages.

Today we would have been kicking off the 2020 Matthews Alive Festival. These are certainly unprecedented times. We are t...
09/04/2020

Today we would have been kicking off the 2020 Matthews Alive Festival. These are certainly unprecedented times. We are thinking of our community, our volunteers, our patrons, our sponsors, artisans, and especially the non-profit groups that the festival raises funds for each year. Please take a moment to scroll through our FB feed to see how you can support these non-profit organizations during this challenging year. #SmallTownBigHeart #CovidKindness #SeeYouin2021

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09/01/2020

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#Nana can't form at 11pm at night that's too late for Nana, we will wait until tomorrow.

08/31/2020
Mecklenburg County Government

Have you completed the 2020 census?

The U.S. Census bureau has shortened the response period by a month. That means you need to take the census as soon as possible. Every person counted can bring $2,000 in federal funding to our area. Here's where we stand:

Mecklenburg County: 64%
City of Charlotte Government: 63%
οΏ½Town of Matthews, NC: 76%
Huntersville, North Carolina - Town Government: 74%
Town of Cornelius: 72%
Pineville: 58%
Town of Mint Hill, North Carolina: 68%
Town of Davidson, NC -- Town Hall: 71%

Take it online Β» https://my2020census.gov/

08/25/2020
QC Life

πŸ€”hmmm... what do we think?

What’s the most uplifting song?

08/14/2020
Matthews Police Department

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Traffic Alert - Please plan an alternate route and avoid the area of S. Trade St. near Matthews Elementary School as heavy congestion will most likely be an issue throughout the afternoon today. This is due to supplies being handed out to students for this upcoming school year. Matthews Officers are currently on-scene assisting with traffic.

Alternate routes are Hwy. 51 or I-485.

Town of Matthews, NC
Matthews Fire & EMS

Would you attend a socially distanced concert like this?
08/13/2020

Would you attend a socially distanced concert like this?

Would you attend a socially distanced concert like this?

Address

South Trade Street
Matthews, NC
28105

General information

Festival Entry, Entertainment, Art/Cultural Shows are free. You pay for rides & food.

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Good Times Funding Good Works

The Matthews Alive Festival is a Labor Day weekend celebration dedicated to the support of local non-profit organizations in Matthews, North Carolina. The 2019 Matthews Alive Festival will be held Friday, August 30th – Monday, September 2nd.

Alongside our Board and key volunteers, community groups volunteer their time by working the festival areas. This dynamic produces a festival packed with family activities, great food, arts, and fantastic entertainment!

Following the festival, the net proceeds earned at Matthews Alive go back to these non-profit organizations, in order that they may provide services to enhance the quality of life in our area.

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Comments

ISO: 2019 vendor who sold a wooden tree of life ring.
He still loves the cars!😊
I have had an part of the Matthews festivals for many years, first with my children when it was called Stumptown Festival to now, '2019! I was excited to spend the day at Matthew's Alive with my grandson! We had a wonderful day together!
Loved Tams! Hated Sound System! Waaaay tooo loudddd! Blew me outtttt! Too louddd!
What time does lonestar come on? Seeing 2 different times. 6:30? Or 8:30?
This year's festival, was one of the best ones yet. Thanks to all the bands, sponsors, police,EMTs, and fireman. Y'all did a great job and keeping us all safe, can't wait to see what next year is going to bring. I hope it's bigger and better than ever, thanks to our mayor Philip Bailey you rock.
How much is it for tickets?
This is my first time at Matthews Alive. Thank you for making a fun, family friendly place for people to get out, connect with others and hear some awesome live music. ❀️
All the way from New York!
FINISHED MY NEW PAINTING!! TEMPLE MOJO MATTHEWS original and prints available.... ill be at MATTHEWS ALIVE this sat sun & mon. with all my charlotte art. just down the block from temple mojo and the beermuda triangle. 150 artistsand crafters.. live music, food trucks, carnivals, and so much more #DAVIDFRENCHORIGINALS #matthewsalivenc #matthewsalive #templemojo