Nov 1, 2020 - Things to Do

Agenda Weekday Planner: 17 things to do in Charlotte this week

pancake tacos at chef alyssa's kitchen

pancake tacos at chef alyssa’s kitchen

Note: The Weekday Planner is a list of happenings around the city. Use your discretion to decide what’s in your comfort zone. As always, wear a mask and practice social distancing in public.


Lather, Rinse, Repeat an Exhibition by Summer Wheat

SOCO Gallery | Through Nov. 6 | Free | Details

Why you should go: There are only a few more days to view New York-based artist, Summer Wheat’s Lather, Rinse, Repeat exhibition at SOCO Gallery. The installation features five large-scale paintings.

Yiasou Greek Festival Holiday Bake Sale

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 600 East Blvd | 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Prices vary | Details

Why you should go: The Yiasou Greek Festival may have been canceled this year, but you can still get baklava, spanikopita, and more from Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral’s holiday bake sale. Orders must be placed by the end of today and will be available for pickup on November 22, December 5, and December 6.

StreetEats in University City

Shoppes at University | 6-9 p.m. | Menu Pricing | Details

Why you should go: Enjoy an outdoor dining experience with some of your favorite Queen City restaurants. University City’s participating restaurants include Armored Cow Brewery and several local food trucks. This event will be in compliance with Phase 3 guidelines.

Bike Charlotte

Virtual | Through Nov. 8 | Free | Details

Why you should go: Now in its 20th year, Bike Charlotte is going virtual to continue the tradition of celebrating all things cycling in the Queen City. Participants are encouraged to ride the selected routes from October 16 through November 8 and share their experiences on social media.


Election Day

Various voting locations | 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Today is your last chance to head to the polls, so be sure to exercise your right to vote. Bonus: Harriet’s Hamburgers is surprising random voters with a free hamburger lunch while they wait in line to vote.

Walking Tours at Camp North End

300 Camp Road | Noon | Free | Details

Why you should go: Go on a guided tour of the 76-acre, historic industrial site now known as Camp North End. You’ll see inside a former Model T factory and US Army Quartermaster Depot, and learn more about future plans for the site.

$5 Burger Tuesday at Dogwood

4905 Ashley Park Lane | 5-9 p.m. | Menu Pricing | Details

Why you should go: Enjoy Dogwood’s famous burger made with ground sirloin, Gruyere cheese, Worcestershire onions, heirloom tomato, arugula, and bacon aioli. Comes with a side of fries all for $5. Craft beers will also be listed for $3, $4, and $5. Reservation required.

[Agenda related guide: Best burgers in Charlotte]

Rooftop Sunset Sculpt Method

1111 Metropolitan Ave | 6-7 p.m. | $15 for general public, Free for SweatNet members | Details

Why you should go: Head to the rooftop of The Metropolitan for a high intensity, full-body sculpting workout. Class is limited to 40 people to allow for social distancing. Bring a mat, water, and a light set of weights (if you have them.)

Erin McDermott Jewelry Sample Sale

Online | 10 a.m. | Most pieces under $35 | Details

Why you should go: Starting to think about holiday shopping? Erin McDermott just released a ton of new pieces at deeply discounted prices. There are many handmade earrings, necklaces, and bracelets priced under $20 (most are under $35).


Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen Saturday Morning Brunch Pop-Up

4001 Yancey Rd | 9 a.m. to noon | Menu Pricing | Details

Why you should go: Brighten up your Saturday with a take-home brunch from Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen. On the menu this week is the Breakfast Burrito, Latin TBD Hash Bowl, Andrew Breakfast Sandwich, Savory Bowl, and the Leslie Knope Waffle. Pre-Order runs until Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. You can also catch a healthy cooking class for $150 a couple on Thursday.

Live at the Mint: Featuring Youth Orchestras of Charlotte

The Mint Museum | 6:30 & 7:30 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Head to the Mint Museum to enjoy a live performance by Youth Orchestras of Charlotte. There will be two performances, one at 6:30 p.m. and the other at 7:30 p.m. Seating is limited to 50 people to allow for safe social distancing.


Sycamore Fall Mixer Case Release

Sycamore Brewing | 4-9 p.m. | Varies | Details 

Why you should go: Sycamore is releasing a case of festive beverages that you can buy for pickup or delivery. Or you can start working your way through the case on site and enjoy live music and food trucks. The case will include a variety of flavors, including the new Wild Blossom Apple Pie Cider, and commemorative glasses.

Rooted CLT Pop Up

Fonta Flora Brewery at Optimist Hall | 4-7 p.m. | Varies | Details 

Why you should go: Grab a beer and shop for some new plants, outside social distancing style.

Schitt’s Creek Trivia

Skiptown | 7-9 p.m. | Varies | Details 

Why you should go: Certain shows have been much-needed escapes during this Schitt year (ha), and Schitt’s Creek is certainly one of them. Put your knowledge to test, and bring your pup for some fun, too.


University City Food Truck Friday

Armored Cow Brewing Co. | 4-9:30 p.m. | Menu pricing | Details 

Why you should go: Head out to Armored Cow Brewing Co. to enjoy live music and food trucks. This week’s food truck line-up includes Another Food Truck, ScratchKitchen CLT, Chimi Spot, Lobster Dogs, Yappy Hour, Screamery Creamery, and music by Lisa De Novo.

We Are Hip Hop: The Reveal

Camp North End | 6 p.m., Nov. 6 and Nov. 7 | Free |  Details

Why you should go: Make your way to Camp North End for a preview of the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center’s newest series — We Are Hip Hop. The event will feature pop-up performances, art installations, DJ battles, live b-boying, and a massive mural reveal.

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra On-Demand

Online | 7:30 p.m. | $20 | Details

Why you should go: Enjoy a live-stream performance from The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra in the comfort of your home. Resident Conductor Christopher Warren-Green will lead the orchestra in playing pieces by Copland, Coleridge-Taylor, Mark O’Connor, and John Williams.

Check out more upcoming events on the Agenda Event Board. Hosting an event? Reach more Charlotteans through an Event Listing, which includes placement on our Event Board and in our newsletters’ Classifieds section.


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