Aug 13, 2018 - Things to Do

Weekday Planner: 18 things to do after work this week, including Panthers vs. Dolphins, Fall 2018 Kick Off at Windy Hill and 1/2-price La Croix buckets at Slate


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88. Partly cloudy. 20% chance of rain.

School Supply Drive

BB&T Ballpark | 7:04 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: The first 200 Knights fans to bring 5 school supply items to the park will receive a free game ticket. Acceptable items include pencils, markers, scissors and crayons. 

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90. Partly cloudy. 20% chance of rain.

Box For Your Beer

Resident Culture Brewing Company | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | $8 | Tickets

Why you should go: This is the last installment of the popular boxing class that incorporates kickboxing, core, strength training and cardio for a killer workout taught by 9Round NoDa owner Amy Penwell. Ticket includes a pint.

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Good Vibes Tour with Jason Mraz

Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre | 7:30 p.m. | $29.50-$65 | Tickets

Why you should go: Join the “I’m Yours” and “Have It All” singer, along with Brett Dennen, for a night of, well, good vibes.

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92. Mostly sunny. 10% chance of rain.

1/2-priced La Croix Becky Buckets

Slate | $5 | Details

Why you should go: The new buckets, made with Ketel One Botanicals and Pamplemousse, Peach-Pear or Lime La Croix, were a hit on the Agenda’s Instagram and are just as Instagram worthy as they are basic.

Somm Series: Junk Food & Chill

5Church | 6-8 p.m. | $40 | Tickets

Why you should go: Join Level 2 Sommelier Patricia Smith to learn how to confidently pair four types of wine with your favorite junk food for your next night in.

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Stranger Things Trivia

Rí Rá | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Prove your love for all things El, Hawkins and of course everybody’s favorite foe-turned-friend, Steve Harrington, in this themed trivia session.

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Jared Freid

The Comedy Zone | 8-11 p.m. | $20 | Tickets

Why you should go: Freid, host of The JTrain Podcast and frequent contributor to sites like Betches and TotalFratMove, brings his thoughts, opinions and comedy to Charlotte for a night.

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93. Partly cloudy. 20% chance of rain.

Agenda Block Party with Harris Teeter + Coca-Cola Origins

Harris Teeter South End | 6-8 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join Team Agenda for a summer block party complete with Coca-Cola Origins + Harris Teeter Ice Cream Floats, hot dogs, a ring toss and a dunk booth featuring our very own Ted Williams. 

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Pig Out BBQ

Abari | 6 p.m.-12 a.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Swing by and hang out on the front porch with a plate of BBQ in hand.


Seafood Pizza & Wine Pairing

Inizio | 7-8:30 p.m. | $55 | Tickets

Why you should go: Each ticket includes a chef-inspired seafood pizza and a specially-paired wine to wash it down with. The White Clam (littleneck clams, pecorino, oregano, EVOO and garlic) and Low Country Boil (shrimp, andouille sausage, corn, potatoes and coiled peppers) pizzas are only available at the event, so don’t skip it.

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92. 50% chance of afternoon thunderstorms.

Super Splash Day

BB&T Ballpark | 12:05 p.m. | $8+ | Details

Why you should go: Cool off when the park transforms into a waterpark, complete with a slip ‘n slide, misting station, kiddie pools, dunk tank and more.

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Gordgeous Release

NoDa Brewing Company | 2-10 p.m. | Free admission | Details

Why you should go: Fall is so close you can almost taste it. Oh, wait, you can. The brewery’s staple pumpkin ale, brewed with 50+ pounds of pumpkin and 42 pounds of brown sugar, plus allspice, cardamom, cloves and ginger, is back and available in cans and on draft.

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Fall 2018 Season Kick Off

Windy Hill Orchard & Cider Mill | 5-9 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Escape the heat and remind yourself why you love the fall at the orchard’s Cider Bar, with flavors like Gala Peach, Hoppin Johnny and Ginger Gold. Pro tip: the hard ciders complement the apple cider doughnuts alarmingly well, and no trip is complete without them.

Tread Nightly & Tread Brightly

U.S. National Whitewater Center | 5 p.m. Friday-12:30 p.m. Saturday | $30-$100 | Details

Why you should go: If running a 4- or 13-mile route at night, camping out, and doing it all again the next morning is your idea of fun, this is your time to shine.

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Black Food Truck Friday

Fire House Bar & Food Truck | 6 p.m. | Free admission | Details

Why you should go: Enjoy everything from seafood to soul food while shopping local merchants at this family-friendly FTF.

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Carolina Panthers vs. Miami Dolphins

Bank of America Stadium | 7:30 p.m. | $12-$200 | Tickets

Why you should go: The boys are back in town – see how they look ahead of the 2018 season when they square up against Miami.

Bob Saget

The Comedy Zone | 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. | $30-$35 | Tickets

Why you should go: Far from the buttoned-up dad you know him as on Full House (his first book was entitled Dirty Daddy), Saget’s dark comedy will leave you reeling.

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