Jan 26, 2023 - Things to Do

Weekender: 34 things to do in Charlotte this weekend including live music and shopping

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FRIDAY, January 27 

51. Sunny. 0% chance of rain.

Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week at Multiple locations: Enjoy three-course, prix fixe dining deals from 85+ participating restaurants all weekend long. $30-$45. Times vary. Details

Something Rotten! at Theatre Charlotte: Watch a musical comedy set in Elizabethan England about William Shakespeare and the future of theater. $15-$32. 8pm. Details

2023 Confronting Whiteness Conference at Myers Park Baptist Church: The two-day conference will include speakers, breakout sessions, food trucks and artisans, plus a pop-up market featuring locally-owned Black businesses. $50-$125. 5-8pm. Details

Designing Success at American City Business Journals: Listen to stories from experts about best practices in leadership. $125. 9am. Details

Four Roses Friday at The Eagle Food & Beer Hall: Enjoy specialty drink specials, giveaways and swag. $5. 11-11:59am. Details

Stirred Whiskey Cocktails Class at The Cocktailery: Learn how to create three unique cocktail variations with whiskey, like an Old Fashioned. Prices vary. 6:30-8 pm. Details

Ladies Night at Greenlife Remedies: Learn about relaxation and receive a free edible kit, light refreshments and mocktails. $10. 7:30pm. Details

Live Music at The Wine Loft: Unwind from the weekend with live music and a glass of wine. Free. 9pm. Details

Jazz at Harvey. B Gantt Center: Vibe to live jazz sounds from Luther Allison Trio and Endea Owens. $65. Times vary. Details

Feel Good Friday at BeSocial: Celebrate the start of a weekend with a live DJ and food. Free. 4-7pm. Details

GloRilla at The Underground: Enjoy a live concert from Grammy-nominated rapper GloRilla. $220-$700. 8pm. Details

Grand Opening at RSVP South End: Check out the new nightlife destination with four spaces for everyone in the friend group. Free. Time. Details

SATURDAY, January 28 

58. Mostly sunny. 0% chance of rain.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd at Knight Theater: Enjoy blues rock sounds from singer and songwriter Kenny Wayne Shepherd. $45+. 8pm. Details

Keg Tapping and fundraiser at The Eagle Food & Beer Hall: Celebrate The Eagle’s South End anniversary with a Protagonist Beer collab featuring a new Blackberry Honey Ale, giveaways and swag. A portion of proceeds from meal sales will benefit Drums for Cures. Free. 11-11:59am. Details

Live Music at Amos’: Listen to a One Direction Vs 5 Seconds Of Summer performance from Fan Girl Fantasy. $18-$20. 7pm. Details

Speed Dating at Ri Ra Irish Pub: Snag a Valentine’s Day date at this speed dating event. $33-$39. 7-9pm. Details

Watercolor Blow Paintings at Mount District: Take the entire family to tap into their artistic side by creating a water-blown painting. Free. 10am-1pm. Details

Frankie Zombie Solo Art Experience at Camp North End: Live art through body painting by popular local artist Frankie Zombie. $100. 5:45pm. Details

Jukie the Kidd Art Exhibit at BeSoical: View art from local artist Jukie the Kidd. Free. 2-5pm. Details

Job Fair At Bank of America Stadium: Interview with departments at the Bank of America Stadium to work sporting events and concerts. Free. 12-4pm. Details

Baila que Baila Social at Starlight on 22nd: Enjoy a night of salsa and bachata-styled dancing, performances and a live DJ. $20. 10pm-2am. Details

Printmaking workshop at Hygge Coworking: Learn how to design, carve, and print your own prints and stamps. $40. 10am-1pm. Details

The Culture Market Expo Tour at 1824 Statesville Ave: Shop from 50+ local small businesses plus enjoy guest performers and motivational speakers. Free. 1-5pm. Details

Oyster Roast at The Casual Pint-Rivergate: Grab a beer from one of 35 taps and slurp on some oysters. $45. 5-7pm. Details

New Year’s Buy Black Market at Venue at 8470: Support 30 Black-owned businesses selling hand-made goodies. Free. 12-4pm. Details

SUNDAY, January 29 

56. PM showers. 40% chance of rain.

Yoga on the Rooftop at Harve B. Gantt Center: Wind down from the weekend with a guided yoga class and a view of Uptown. $10. 12:30-1:30pm. Details

Vibras Sunday at Broken Promises: Party during the day with Latin/international tunes and a chef cater brunch. Free. 2-8pm. Details

Live Jazz at The Warmack Plaza Midwood: Vibe to jazz notes from a live band every Sunday. Free. 7-10pm. Details

Old Chevrolette Set at Thirsty Beaver: Dance to classic country music from The Old Chevrolette Set. 6pm. Free. Details

Comedy Night at BeSocial: Laugh the night away or test your comedic capabilities for a chance to win an award. Free. 6-8pm. Details

Charlotte Hornets vs. Miami Heat: Cheer on the Charlotte Hornets as they take on the Miami Heat. $16-$550. 1pm. Details

Sunday Funday at Stats Restaurant & Bar: Watch a football game, grab a meal and enjoy music from a live DJ. Free. 12-8pm. Details

IGNITE at Hi-Wire Brewing – South End: Enjoy a yoga flow with music to energize your experience before rewarding yourself with a slice of pizza from Benny Ferrovia. Free. 11am-12pm. Details

Vision Board Brunch at Refresh Spa & Wellness: Create a board that mirrors your goals for the year while you enjoy a meal and mimosas. $25. 12-4pm. Details

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