Experience the enjoyment and enrichment of visiting different cultures around our globe, right in Matthews, NC! On Saturday morning, April 28th, in conjunction with our Socrates Academy Road and Trail Race, Socrates Academy will host its first international festival!
Festival Schedule Saturday, April 28, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 5k & 10k Begin ~ Festival is open for spectators
9:00 a.m. – Passports are available for booth visits
9:30 a.m. – Malaysian Guitar (Center Lot)
10:00 a.m. – Fun Run Begins – Meet in Middle School Staff Lot
10:00 a.m. – Greek Dancing (Center Lot)
10:15 a.m. – Race Awards (DJ Stage)
10:30 a.m. – Greek Cooking Demonstation (Center Lot)
11:00 a.m.– Scottish Bagpipers
Check back as we will be adding events to this schedule!
We'll have face painting, bounce houses and plenty to keep the kids busy for the afternoon!
Socrates Academy Road & Trail 5K
Warm up for the festival with the Socrates Academy Road & Trail 5k!
Our 5k & 10k races start on Weddington Rd and wind through the beautiful trails in Col. Francis Beatty Park, creating a unique, road and trail experience for runners of all ages and skill levels.
Race proceeds benefit the Socrates Academy’s Capital Campaign, whose focus is to maintain and improve our current facilities and support the expansion of our school campus. In addition, each year we donate 10% of proceeds to a partner non-profit organization. This year we have partnered with the Greater Charlotte SPCA, which provides Animal Rescue & Adoption services. Register Now >>