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Resident Activities - Social Events & Seasonal Functions

Social Events & Seasonal functions are held monthly to celebrate resident's birthdays, special occasions, seasonal events and holidays. These events are a marvelous way to meet new friends or celebrate with old friends.

  • Wine & Cheese Socials
  • Valentines Heart & Soul
  • Mardi Gras Gathering
  • Saint Patrick's Day Celebration
  • Spring Fling
  • Mother's Day Brunch
  • Father's Day Dinner
  • Christmas Extravaganza
  • Amity Line Dancers
  • Coffee Klatch
  • Birthday Gathering.
  • Super Bowl Party
  • Free Facials
  • Stars & Stripes Celebration
  • Annual Luau
  • Veteran's Day Celebration
  • Thanksgiving Feast
  • Fall Festival
  • Summer Beach Blast
  • Cinco De Mayo
  • Farmers Market
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Resident Interest Group Activities

Our residents are very much involved in the development and leading of numerous interest groups. These groups include:

  • Craft Class
  • Needy Needles (Knitting)
  • Bible Study
  • Art Class
  • Sports
  • Wii Games
  • Bocce Ball
  • Billiards
  • Croquet
  • Water Aerobics
  • Mexican Dominoes
  • Rummikub
  • Hand & Foot
  • Pokeno
  • Physical Fitness
  • Exercise Class
  • Low-impact Aerobics
  • Yogalates
  • Arthritis Chair Exercise
  • Bowling
  • Card Playing Groups
  • Bridge
  • Pinochle
  • Sequence
  • Poker
  • Worship Services
  • Bingo
  • Canasta
  • SkipBo Game Night
  • Chorus Group
  • Karaoke
  • Singing Christmas
  • Hand Bells
  • Ft. Mill Clarinet Choir
  • Annual Talent Show
  • Nancy Brown's Piano Students
  • Chorus Concerts
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Painting
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Educational & Special Programs

Educational & Special programs are available to you througout each month and are intended to provide entertainment, promote lifelong learning, encourage involvement within your community and provide support services that can contribute to your overall well-being. Here is a sample of the educational & special programs offered.

  • Identity Theft
  • Weekly Email Class
  • Lunch & Learn
  • Creative Writing
  • Nutrition Class
  • Balance Screening
  • Estate Planning
  • Resident Chorus
  • Health Fairs
  • Monthly Book Club
  • Healthy Living Club
  • Free Tax Service
  • Medicare 101
  • Financial Seminars
  • Fire & Safety Classes
  • Art & Photography
  • Travel Symphosiums
  • Wellness Workshops
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Special Trips

Special Trips happen often and fill up quickly at The Dorchester. Living so close to uptown Charlotte, the beach, the mountains, cultural experiences and the like provide great opportunities for special trips including:

  • Actors Theatre of Charlotte
  • Museum Crawl
  • Glendale Spring's (fresco's)
  • Bahamas Cruise
  • Halton Theatre (CPCC)
  • Schiele Museum
  • Lake Lure Boat Cruise
  • Charlotte Trolley Ride
  • Swan Lake Iris Gardens
  • Charlotte Symphony (Pineville Park)
  • Narrow Productions
  • Calvary Church Luncheon
  • McAdensville Lights
  • Billy Graham Library
  • Newberry Opera House
  • Fall Foliage in Boone, NC
  • Carolina Renessance Festival
  • Blumenthal Theatre
  • Charleston, SC
  • York City Museum
  • Duke Mansion
  • Biltmore Estate
  • Catawba Queen Cruise
  • Bobcat Arena Events
  • Yiasao Greek Festival
  • Stowe Gardens
  • Festival in the Park
  • Captain Steve's
  • Spirit Square Theatre
  • Great Smokey Mountain Railway