Jan 5, 2023 - Things to Do

Weekender: 25 things to do in Charlotte this weekend including comedy shows and live music

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The Warmack in Plaza Midwood will have live jazz every Sunday. Photo: Axios archives

Presented by Speedway Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway with Atrium Health, now through this Sunday. Experience four million lights along a 3.75-mile course synchronized to Christmas-themed music, plus a Christmas village. Buy tickets.

FRIDAY, January 6

53. Mostly sunny. 0% chance of rain.

Comedy Showcase at Common Market: Laugh the night away with a list of rotating comedians while you enjoy Common Market’s late-night menu every first Friday. Free. 8pm. Details

Cirque du Biere: Aerial Emo Night at Hi-Wire Brewing: Watch an aerial dance performance to emo music as proceeds benefit We Rock Charlotte. $20. 7-9pm. Details

Comedy Sip & Paint at Superstarz: Laugh out of your seat from a comedic lineup while you paint and sip. $20-$100. 8-10pm. Details

Coffee and Conversation at Suffolk Punch Brewing: Make new business connections with professionals in the area. $10. 8-9:30am. Details

Improv Show at Charlotte Comedy Theater: Enjoy a night of laughter with jokes from Group Hugs and Harmony . $18. 8pm. Details

Tipsy Terrarium Workshop at Planthouse: Learn plant care and how to assemble a terrarium to take home. $26. 6:30-8pm. Details

Crop to Brew Science at Undercurrent Coffee: Learn how a crop turns into a cup of coffee through an interactive class. $25. 3pm. Details

SATURDAY, January 7

56. Partly cloudy. 10% chance of rain.

South End Farmer’s Market at Atherton Mill: Shop from local produce before enjoying live music and exploring Atherton Mill. Prices vary. 8am-1pm. Details

Live Music at Amos’: Listen to a tribute to Bon Jovi during this musical performance. $12-$28. 7:30pm. Details

Three Kings Day – Día De Reyes! at The VAPA Center: Take the family for a day filled with singing, dancing, arts and crafts, face painting, story time and an exhibition of children’s toys. Free. 12-4pm. Details

Gene Brown Beatdown at Blumenthal Performing Arts: Vibe to popular hip-hop songs from producers Bink! and NOTTZ to celebrate hip-hop culture past and present. $35. 8pm. Details

Family First: Vision Board Collages at Harvey B. Gantt Center: Make your New Year’s resolutions in a creative way by collaging. $10. 12-2pm. Details

Yule Ball at Summit Seltzer: Put on your formal attire to enjoy a Harry Potter-themed night with merchandise, photo ops and a menu curated by Midnight Mulligan. $25-$40. 6-10pm. Details

Illusions The Drag Queen Show at 3217 The Plaza: Watch a combination of burlesque style and comedy performance from local Drag Queens. $10. 7pm. Details

Play in Clay at MakerSpace Charlotte: Learn basic pottery techniques in a guided class from a skilled instructor. $50. 3-4:30pm. Details

Spilling the Tea on Homeownership at 10130 Mallard Creek Road: Learn how to become a homeowner during this tea party with food and drinks. Free. 12-3pm. Details

Mad Miles Run Club at Elizabeth Park: Start the year off with a 2- to 4-mile run, walk or jog. Free. 10am. Details

SUNDAY, January 8

56. Mostly cloudy. 20% chance of rain.

Vibras Sunday at Broken Promises: Enjoy a chef-catered brunch and Latin/international-themed day party every Sunday. Free. 2-8pm. Details

Football Sunday at Skiptown: Get dressed in your Panthers gear to watch a football game with drink specials while your dog plays and enjoys a puppicino during halftime. Free. 12pm. Details

Live Jazz at The Warmack: Vibe to jazz sounds and curated menu from Chef Nobu. Prices vary. 7-10pm. Details

Blacksmithing at 510 E 15th St Suite 516 14b: Learn the history and basics of moving metal during this beginner class. $60. 3:30-6pm. Details

Journaling & Visualization at Mood House: Wind down from the week with meditation and plan for 2023 with journaling. Free. 7-7:45pm. Details

Diva’s Drag Lunch at Hi-Wire Brewing: Celebrate Sunday Funday with a dance performances from the Vanity House Divas, cocktails and food from Benny Ferrovia. $15. 12pm. Details

Anchor Yoga at Charlotte Running Co.- Dilworth: Experience a yoga practice for runners by stretching and conditioning the muscles used when running. Free. 10:30-11:30am. Details

“Think Big” at Social Status: Create a vision board and discuss the ways visualization will prepare you for the year ahead as you enjoy a mimosa bar and light snacks. Free. 1-4pm. Details

Check out more upcoming events on our Event Board. Hosting an event? Reach more Charlotteans through an Event Listing, which includes placement on our Event Board and in our weekday newsletter. Have a scoop about a cool event? Email [email protected].

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