Mar 24, 2019 - Things to Do

Weekday Planner: 23 things to do this week in Charlotte




Ready to Roo Charlotte: Corn Hole Tournament

Tilt | 5-10 p.m. | Free, RSVP | Details

Why you should go: Bonaroo music festival reps are coming to Charlotte to give you a a chance to win tickets to the festival. There are competitions all week, and it kicks off with a Corn Hole Tournament. The tournament starts at 7 p.m., but get there early for free drinks and more.

4th Annual Sugar Shock

Project 658 | 6:30-9 p.m. | $75 | Details

Why you should go: Treat yourself to dessert for dinner. You’ll get six courses as well as drinks.

SEED20 OnStage

Knight Theater | 5:30-10 p.m. | $65-$85 | Details

Why you should go: Twenty nonprofit entrepreneurs will showcase their ideas and the top 10 will get the chance to share quick pitches for a chance to win prizes. Plus, you get to network with people tackling social challenges.

Paul Hobbs Wine Dinner

Foxcroft Wine Co. – Dilworth | 7-9:30 p.m. | Call 704-602-2133 for seats | Details

Why you should go: You get four-course meal from Chef Justin Solomon, and you get to try eight Paul Hobbs’ wines.


Connect, Commit, Empower

Founders Hall | 8-10 a.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: You’ll hear from a variety of business and community leaders who are sharing their plans for how to support their vision for Charlotte.

Charlotte Hornets vs. San Antonio Spurs

Spectrum Center | 7 p.m. | $15-$350 | Details

Why you should go: Cheer on the Hornets as they take on the Spurs.

National Geographic Live! On the Trail of Big Cats

McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square | 7:30 p.m. | $19.50 | Details

Why you should go: Calling all parents with curious kiddos. Photographer Steve Winter has documented the lives of some of the world’s most endangered big cats, and you’ll get to learn more about them. Head to Discovery Place Science beforehand for a special hands-on cat experience.

Personally Speaking with Bryn Chancellor

320 E. Ninth St. | 6:30 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Hear from UNC Charlotte Professor of Creative Writing and author Bryn Chancellor about her latest novel, Sycamore.


Cheese and Wine Class

7th Street Public Market | 6-7:30 p.m. | $25 | Details

Why you should go: You get to taste a bunch of wine and cheese, and you get 10 percent off any purchases you make at the event.

Game of Thrones Trivia

Lenny Boy Brewing | 7-9 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: With the season finale coming up in a few weeks, now’s the time brush up on all of your Thrones knowledge.

Thuggishness: A Celebration of CLT Hip-Hop

Snug Harbor | 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. | $5 | Details

Why you should go: Celebrate local Hip-Hop music with a live show Simon SMTHNG, FLLS, sweetestcape, Jahmonte, Yung Citizen and Brio.

Hospital and Hospitality

5Church | 5-9 p.m. | Reservations available | Details

Why you should go: Levine Children’s Hospital patients will be working alongside the 5Church staff to seat, greet and serve all guests. Proceeds from the night go to LCH.

Holly Coulis at Rest Opening Reception

SOCO Gallery | 6-8 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Meet the artist and learn more about her iconic still-life paintings. You can also take a tour of the exhibit with Holly at 11 a.m. Match 28.


Charlotte’s Shortest Marathon

The Unknown Brewing Company | 6-9 p.m. | $10 | Details

Why you should go: All you have to do is run a cool .026 miles, and your admission includes a beer ticket, .026 sticker, Oreos and a donation to charity. The event is like the pre-game for the Charlotte Racefest half marathon and 10K.

Music Bingo at Pour Taproom

Pour Taproom | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: There are 118 drink options and on Thursday, some only cost 35 cents per ounce. So drink up and put your music knowledge to the test.

Disney Movies Trivia

NoDa Brewing | 6-8:30 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Assemble a team of Disney fanatics, and be prepared to to battle it out. I have a feeling this competition will be tough.

Learn How to Declutter Your Space with SkillPop

Northwood Office (11605 N. Community House Road, Suite 600) | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. | $25 | Details

Why you should go: Channel your inner Marie Kondo and learn how to make your space more organized.

Three Course Meal w/ Wine Pairing

Inizio Pizza (Dilworth) | 7-9 p.m. | $60 | Details

Why you should go: You get a burrata plate, house-made pasta, a small pizza and wine tastings.


Food Truck Friday Plaza Midwood with Live Music!

Resident Culture Brewing | 5-11 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Food Truck Friday szn has finally arrived, so celebrate with live music, drinks and maybe multiple trips to your fav food truck.

Charlotte Craft Beer Week Kickoff Fundraiser for Matt McKenzie!

The Barrel Room at Triple C | 6-9 p.m. | $10 | Details

Why you should go: Help support local journalist Matt McKenzie who’s been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, and more than 20 local breweries that have teamed up for the event.

7th Street Public Market Vegan Dinner ft. OMG Alchemy

7th Street Public Market | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $55 | Details

Why you should go: You get a five-course vegan meal and three wine pours.

Zipline and Dine

USNWC | 6-9 p.m. | $75 | Details

Why you should go: As always, you’ll get a delicious chef-prepared meal and drink pairing, as well as a zip line excursion.

Avocado Food Truck Friday!

Sycamore Brewing | 5-10 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: The typical food trucks will be serving up avocado dishes — a millennial’s dream!


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