Nov 5, 2015 - Things to Do

Agenda Weekender: 20 things to do this weekend (November 6 – 8)

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Eat and Drink

Doc Porter’s Distillery opens for tours. Tours are $10 and include a tasting and Doc Porter’s shot glass. Book your tour here. This weekend and every weekend following on Friday and Saturday.

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Charlotte Craft Beer Crawl at the EpiCentre: Specials on craft beers at participating bars beginning at 7 p.m. $20 general admission and $30 VIP tickets hereFriday, 11/6

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JJ’s Red Hots 4th Annual Sausage Fest: All you can eat sausage, local craft beer, King of Pops, Hart’s Soda Shop, crafts for kids and more. TicketsSaturday, 11/7

Experience

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Improv Charlotte Comedy Show at UpStage in NoDa. Doors at 6:30 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. $10 – tickets. All ticket proceeds benefit Behailu Academy. Friday, 11/6

Enemy to Fashion Sample Sale at The Daily Press: Samples, overstock, vintage pieces and one of a kind items at super sale prices from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, 11/7

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SkillPop’s Introduction to Photography Class: Learn photography skills from with Erick Hodge at Industry Coworking from 10 a.m. to noon. A DSLR or digital camera is recommended, but not required. $25 – registerSaturday, 11/7

PawBroker Jewelry Party at Triple C: Start your holiday shopping early and drink some beer while supporting RescuedMe, a nonprofit dedicated to animal rescue. 1 – 5 p.m. Saturday, 11/7

Walk Your Neighborhood: Plaza Midwood: A project piloted by Sustain Charlotte and OrthoCarolina to promote neighborhood walkability. Races, discounts and free stuff from 2 – 5 p.m. Details hereSaturday, 11/7

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The Arts

South End Gallery CrawlEat dinner at Food Truck Friday then make your way to some of South End’s galleries from 6 – 9 p.m. Friday, 11/6

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Jazz at The BechtlerThis month’s show features the music of Cannonball Adderly. Two shows at 6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. $14 for the public or $8 for museum members – ticketsFriday, 11/6

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Charlotte Symphony: Mahler Symphony No. 5. $25.50+ – tickets. Both evenings at 8 p.m. Friday, 11/6 and Saturday, 11/7

Grace Potter at The Fillmore at 8 p.m. TicketsFriday, 11/6

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Charlotte Art Collective Holiday Art Show and Sale: See and buy work from more than 20 Charlotte area professional artists. Show takes place from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at 2821 Park Road. Saturday, 11/7

Brian Rutenberg exhibit opening at Jerald Melberg Gallery. Conversation and coffee with the artist at 11 a.m. Free. Saturday, 11/7

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100 Words Film Festival at McGlohon Theater: 35 films from award-winning professionals and student filmmakers make their world premieres. TicketsFriday, 11/6 and Saturday, 11/7

Fitness

Miles for Medicine 5K Run/Walk: Race begins at 9 a.m. and raise money for NC MedAssist. Enjoy pancakes and beer after the race at Sycamore Brewing. Register. Saturday, 11/7

Step Out: Walk to Stop DiabetesOne and three mile options, kid’s zone, health expo, pre-walk warmup with a personal trainer, mascots and prizes at Symphony Park beginning at 9 a.m. The walk is free but donations are encouraged. RegisterSaturday, 11/7

2015 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk: Family friendly activities including music, refreshments, bounce houses, corn hole, face painting and more at Romare Bearden Park. Activities start at 4:30 p.m. RegisterSaturday, 11/7

Sports

Hockey: Checkers opening night at Bojangles Coliseum vs the Manitoba Moose at 7 p.m. First 3,000 fans get a viewfinder. TicketsSaturday, 11/7

Football: Carolina Panthers host the Green Bay Packers at 1 p.m. Sunday, 11/8

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