Jan 9, 2023 - News

Weekday Planner: 23 things to do in Charlotte this week

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Monday, January 9

Low Impact Workout with ShawtyFit

Social Status | 6-7:30pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Finish off your Monday with a free, low-impact workout that’ll target your core muscles while improving your flexibility, strength and posture.

Birkdale on Ice

Birkdale Village (The Plaza) | 3-10pm | $14 for children; $18 for adults | Details

Why you should go: There’s still time to lace up your skates and hit the ice this winter at Birkdale Village’s ice skating rink. The outdoor rink is running through Jan. 16. It’s best to book a slot in advance, but walk-ups are welcome, too.

Trivia Night

Trolley Barn | 7pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Kickstart the week with free trivia at Trolley Barn starting at 7pm. There’ll be prizes for the winning team.

College Football National Championship Watch Party

Gilde Brewery | 8-11pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Enjoy German “bier” while watching the TCU Horned Frogs and Georgia Bulldogs compete for the National Championship.

Tuesday, January 10

Tap in Tuesday

Bart’s Mart | 7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: It’s an open mic night where local artists and DJs can grab a brew, share their talents and network with other creatives.

Vinyl Night

Divine Barrel Brewing | 6pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Vibe and imbibe at Divine Barrel’s Community Vinyl Night, running every Tuesday in January. Every week will have a new theme (this week is a tribute to David Bowie). You can bring your favorite records or choose from their in-house selection.

Mad Miles Run Club

 YVY Training (Camp North End) | 6:30pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Mad Miles is a Black-led run club open to people of all ages and paces. The free club meets every Tuesday, regardless of the weather. There’s no registration required; just show up ready to move and groove (every meeting turns into a dance party after the run). 

[Related Axios story: I hate running but I’ll exercise with Mad Miles Run Club]

Beer Lovers Dinner Party by DishCourse

Town Brewing Company | 7pm | $60 | Details 

Why you should go: This dinner party has a twist: you’ll dine with strangers. DishCourse is a networking/event planning company that pairs people together through shared interests. The Beer Lovers Dinner will feature shared plates, drinks, games, activities, coordination and a parting gift. Meet as strangers; leave as friends.

Wednesday, January 11

Sunrise Yoga with Habitual Roots

Giddy Goat Coffee Roasters | 7-8am | $11.11 | Details 

Why you should go: This beginner-friendly sunrise flow is aimed at connecting with yourself and those around you. Afterward, you can grab a morning brew from Giddy Goat.

The Year Project by The Beauty Boost

Lenny Boy Brewing | 6-8:30pm | $25 | Details 

Why you should go: Vision boarding, goal setting, manifesting and connecting for 2023 are the main themes in this workshop hosted by The Beauty Boost at Lenny Boy Brewing.

An evening with The Honey Dewdrops

The Evening Muse | 7pm | $10-12 | Details

Why you should go: Spend your Wednesday night with Baltimore-based, experimental folk duo, The Honey Dewdrops. Doors open at 7pm. The show starts at 7:30pm.

Beginner Pottery on a Wheel

MakerSpace Charlotte | Every Wednesday at 6pm | $225 | Details

Why you should go: It’s the first of a six-week class where you’ll learn how to make pottery on a wheel in a fun, creative atmosphere. The class fee includes all tools and materials, plus shelf storage and the ability to fire ten finished pieces.

Wine and Cheese Pairing

The Market at 7th Street | 6-7:30pm | $45 | Details

Why you should go: Assorted Table Wine and Orrman’s Cheese Shop are teaming up for the evening; you’ll sample five wines expertly paired with five cheeses during a presentation that features a speaker from both shops.

WOODY featuring Pleasure House and Juniper Avenue

Snug Harbor | 9pm | $11.30 | Details

Why you should go: Hear Charlotte-based Indie Rock band, WOODY, during their January residency at Snug Harbor in Plaza Midwood. Doors open at 9pm and the show starts at 10pm.

Thursday, January 12

Sushi Rollin’ Workshop

Catawba Brewing Charlotte | 6-8pm | $59.99 | Details

Why you should go: You’ll learn how to make your own sushi rolls in this all-you-can-eat class led by GringoNinja.

Stand-up with Mike Mello

Heist Brewing (NoDa) | 8-10pm | $10 | Details

Why you should go: Hosted by Stand-up NoDa, this stand-up night will be headlined by Mike Mello, a StandUp NBC finalist who’s toured with comedians like Tracy Morgan and Ralphie May.

Handmade Pasta Workshop with SkillPop

Online | 5-7pm | $24 | Details

Why you should go: This beginner-level class is perfect for anyone interested in mastering their at-home pasta-making skills. No pasta machine required. (It’s also a vegan-friendly class).

Mini Pop-Up Market

Hi-Wire Brewing | 6-8pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Sip on craft beer and shop small at Hi-Wire’s Mini Pop-Up Market, happening every Thursday. If you’re interested in being a vendor, you can sign up for a booth on their website.

Yoga in the Park

Freedom Park | 6:30-7:30pm | $20+ | Details 

Why you should go: Meet at Freedom Park for a smooth-flowing vinyasa class. Don’t forget your mat, water and some sunnies since you’ll be outdoors.

Friday, January 13

Moss Wall Workshop

PlantHouse Charlotte | 6:30-8pm | $45 | Details

Why you should go: In this DIY workshop, the PlantHouse crew will walk you through how to create a unique moss wall. Visit the PlantHouse bar to grab a glass of wine, local beer or non-alcoholic beverage to sip while you create.

Future and Friends: One Big Party Tour

Spectrum Center | 7pm | $58 | Details

Why you should go: Future is on tour for the first time in three years, and this time, he’s bringing friends along with him. The show’s lineup includes artists like Polo G, EST Gee and Boston Richey.

[Related Axios story: 10 cool concerts coming to Charlotte in January]

Nirvani: A Nirvana Tribute Experience

Amos’ South End | 7:30pm | $12 | Details

Why you should go: “Come As You Are” to a Nirvana-filled night at Amos’ South End featuring Nirvana tribute band, Foo4You. Doors open at 7:30pm, and you can grab your ticket online ahead of the show.

80s and 90s Dance Party

Roxybury Night Club | 9pm-2am | $5-$10 | Details 

Why you should go: Spend your Friday the 13th with a night of 80s and 90s hits by a live DJ at Roxbury. It’s a $5 cash cover before 10pm and $10 after.


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