Click on the menu below to see details. The Alliance Française of Charlotte's members will pay $45 instead of the regular price of $85. This $40 difference is subsidized by the Alliance, non-members are welcome as well but must pay the regular price in full.
The 2017 UNC Charlotte International Festival will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017. This will mark the 42nd anniversary of this annual campus tradition. Please save the date and check back for updates about the 2017 International Festival! See below to learn more about this program.
The International Festival is centered on booths arranged in colorful marketplace style representing the cultures of over 50 nations. The booths are staffed by UNC Charlotte international students and members of Charlotte's international community, like the Alliance Française, and feature art, crafts and costumes from each participating country. Many booths offer international food for sale. Go and try the French crêpes!
We trust you had a very enjoyable summer and, for those of you who traveled, that you returned safe, sound and cool!
It is time to renew your membership with the Alliance Française of Charlotte! Renewing today will allow you to enjoy another year of wonderful events and build great friendships through the Alliance Française!
As a member of the Alliance Française you will have access to our news through social media, benefits from discounted or free admission to events organized by the Alliance Française and its partners, and have systematic admission to member-only events.
Included in your membership and new this year, is a free access to Culturetheque, an online multimedia library offering a wide range of French e-books, audiobooks, lectures, films, documentaries and plays online.
2017 MÉCHOUI of the AF Charlotte NC - Sunday 10 September 2017
Location: Copperhead Island at McDowell Nature Preserve – Shelter map + Park map
15200 Soldier Road, Charlotte, NC 28278
The Alliance Française de Charlotte proposes a Sunday not like every Sunday!
A nice day to have some good time along the lake Wylie, to meet new members or known members and of course to enjoy our traditional méchoui!
Chef Adam and Rémi our treasurer
Come with your family! There will also be some activities for children. Be aware due to the proximity of the lake it is strongly recommended to all parents to keep an eye on their children and look after them during the duration of this event, be careful!
The shelter is booked by the Alliance Française for the full day! Come and spend the day with us and you would be able to observe and follow the preparation and the slow cooking of the méchoui…
The lamb – the main meat of the méchoui prepared by Chef Adam of restaurant Santé - will be served from 5pm to 6:30pm with various dishes.
Early Registration up to August 31st 2017: only $25 per person
After September 1st, 2017: $30 for member and $35 for non-member