Saturday, September 28 Tentative Schedule

The primary venue for these events will be ImaginOn: The Joe and Joan Martin Center.

10:00 AM-10:05 AM: Dina Massachi, Project Director of CharlOz, welcomes everyone.

Kids Programming in the Spangler Library

10:30-11:00 AM: Family Storytime: The Wizard of Oz features stories, songs, and movement activities.

11:30 AM-12:00 PM: Puppet Show: No Place Like Home includes puppet shows, songs, and movement activities.

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Story Explorers: Meet The Land Of Oz explores stories in creative ways and features special guests from the Land of Oz.

Kids Programming All Day Events

Special CharlOz Scavenger Hunt throughout ImaginOn.

Special CharlOz Crafts in the Story Jar Area.

General Programming in the Wells Fargo Theatre

10:05 AM-11:00 AM: Eric Shanower, Amy Chu, and Janet K. Lee discuss Oz in comics, in a panel moderated by Michael Kobre.

11:05 AM-12:00 PM: Amy Chu and Janet K. Lee talk about their Sea Sirens and Sky Island graphic novels and Danielle Paige talks about her Dorothy Must Die series.

12:05 PM-12:30 PM: Book Signings.

12:35 PM-1:30 PM: Eric Shanower talks about his work in Oz and Angelica Shirley Carpenter talks about her L. Frank Baum and Matilda Gage biographies.

1:35 PM-3:30 PM: James Ortiz’s The Woodsman, with Q&A and puppet display.

Additional Events

All Day: Land of Oz exhibition (self-guided) running in the Projective Eye Gallery.

All Day: Student art exhibition ‘Oz Illustrations‘ (self-guided) running in the Popp Martin Student Union Art Gallery on the UNC Charlotte Main Campus.

Beginning at 7:30 PM: As part of the CharlOz Festival, the Charlotte Symphony delivers a sweeping orchestral backing of the beloved 1939 film The Wizard of Oz in Belk Theatre. To purchase tickets or get additional information on this Charlotte Symphony Event please visit: