NoDa (short for "North Davidson") is a historic gallery and arts district located in Charlotte, NC. Here, you will find some of the best known art galleries together in one spot. Some of the most beautiful art and exquisite sculptures can be found in this district. The "Center of the Earth Gallery" won the "best gallery award" for the southeast consecutively for years. Music has an award-winning presence in the theaters, clubs, and listening rooms located up and down this section of charlotte. Entertainment does not stop there; in NoDa you can find just about any delectable eatery that entices your palate, from Mexican restaurants, to Cajun and Creole cooking, to French bakeries such as "Amelies" that will make your mouth water over the delectable specialties offered. Night life also plays a big part in NoDa. There is even the "Dog Bar", a bar that welcomes you and you canine. Coffee houses are abundant in the area and will lure in anyone walking by with the fabulous aroma of fresh brewed coffee. There is always time for some shopping of course. Here you can find treasures that are unique, fine art, and custom made crafts. There are quant little shops nestled in between eateries and art galleries for your sight-seeing pleasures such as the "Boulevard of NoDa marketplace" featuring many cultural hand made items and unique art. No matter what your pleasure may be, everyone who has an appreciation for the arts will be inspired by this unique and fabulous visit to NoDa in Charlotte, NC.