Welcome to Uptown Shelby
The Uptown Shelby Association welcomes you to the heart of Shelby.
There are many exciting things to do every day in Uptown Shelby. A great combination of history and excitement comes together to make this city a lively place to live, work, play and visit. We have live music, galleries, shows, and special events throughout the year for everyone to enjoy.
Shelby Alive! Schedule
SHELBY ALIVE 2015
Each year Uptown Shelby Association offers outdoor concerts to showcase the heart of our city and to bring people together to meet friends, enjoy music, relax and have some fun. Our schedule is a bit different this year with monthly concerts on the 4th Thursday of each month. More great music and more good times in Uptown Shelby.
May 28th –Shelby Alive! 6-9:00 Early Ray- High Energy Country.
June 25th–Shelby Alive! 6-9:00 – The Breakfast Club Band -Early 80's music.
July 23th–Shelby Alive! 6-9:00 The Java Band – Motown, R+B, Beach,70's and 80's.
August 27th–Shelby Alive! 6-9:00 Ocean Boulevard Band- Beach Music.
Summer Cinema 2015
Each summer Uptown Shelby Association presents a family movie night with animated and live action films, always selected for children but fun for everyone. This year's film reflect "Throwback Thursday" with some older and new movies.
First and Third Thursdays (June-August), at the Don Gibson Theatre at 7 p.m. Admission is $1 for each person, with free popcorn included. Morning Matinees Are shown for all 6 movies starting at 10 am.
June 11th- 10:00 Matinee Only: Free Willy PG
June 18th - 7:00 pm featuring: Paddington rated PG Morning Matinee at 10:00 am
July2nd- 7:00 pm Space Jam rated PG Morning Matinee at 10:00 am
July 30th 7:00 pm featuring: The Boxtrolls rated PG Morning Matinee at 10:00 am
August 6th 7:00 pm featuring: Air Bud: 7th Inning Fetchrated G Morning Matinee at 10:00 am
August 20th 7:00 pm featuring: Wall-E rated G Morning Matinee at 10:00 am
Art Walks and Chalk Fest
Art Walks and Chalk Fest
Uptown Shelby Association partners with the Cleveland County Arts Council to bring art to the streets of Uptown Shelby.
The Art Walk
The Art Walk happens in the spring, summer and fall in Uptown Shelby. Local businesses stay open in the evening to host various artists. The Art Walk coincides with the opening of an exhibit at the Arts Council. The 2015 Art Walks are April 23, July 9th and October 1st.
The Chalk Fest
Chalk Fest 2015 will be June 13th starting at 9:00 am. Local, regional and aspiring artists of all ages compete to turn the sidewalks of the Court Square into works of art. Contact the Cleveland County Arts Council to register to be an artist in the Chalk Fest.