Jan 30, 2023 - Things to Do

Weekday Planner: 23 things to do in Charlotte this week

The Coconut & Vanilla Copernicus from Protagonist Brewing in LoSo. Photo: McKenzie Rankin/Axios

This week, make plans to make something new for dinner. Compare Foods has tons of unique recipes and you can shop for the ingredients at their seven Charlotte locations.

Monday, January 30

Puzzle Challenge Night

Hi-Wire Brewing | 7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: The fastest team (1-6 people) to complete their 500-piece puzzle wins a Hi-Wire gift card.

Barn Burners Run Club

Trolley Barn | 6:15pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Runners of all levels are invited to join the Trolley Barn Burners every Monday at 6:15pm. Meet by the front patio to run their 2, 3 or 4-mile routes. Plus, enjoy a discounted pint after the run.

Trivia with Mindless Minutia

Summit Seltzery | 7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Gather the squad and test your trivia knowledge over both hard and non-alcoholic seltzers. There’ll be prizes for the top three teams.

Tone and Tap Workout

Resident Culture Plaza Midwood | 6pm | $10 | Details

Why you should go: For $10, you’ll get a challenging HIIT and strength training workout plus a cold beer from the tap. Note: This event is at Resident Culture’s Plaza Midwood location.

Tuesday, January 31 

Tango Tuesdays

The Giddy Goat | 7-11pm | $15 | Details

Why you should go: Get ready for a delightful evening of dancing with a cash bar and free hors d’oeuvres. The first hour includes an intro lesson followed by three hours of informal dancing —no experience or partner is necessary.

Survey Says with Mindless Minutia

The Brewers at 4001 Yancey | 7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Grab your favorite beer, wine or cocktail and compete in Survey Says at The Brewers at 4001 Yancey every Tuesday at 7pm.

Tuesday Walk with Charlotte Girls Who Walk

2222 South Blvd | 5:30pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: It’s the perfect way to get a workout in while meeting new friends (plus, it’s pet and kid-friendly). You’ll meet on the light rail right behind Publix.

Tuesday Yoga Flow with Pranayama Yoga

Birdsong Brewing | 5:45pm | $14 | Details

Why you should go: This hour-long yoga flow is led by the owners of Pranayama Yoga. Your $14 ticket includes the class plus one beverage from Birdsong’s tap room after the class.

Bold & Beautiful Comedy Showcase

Protagonist Beer (LoSo) | 7pm | $10 | Details

Why you should go: Come out to the monthly comedy show at Protagonist Beer LoSo for some great beer, pizza, and entertainment by some of the Queen City’s finest stand-up comedians! Tickets are $10 on EventBrite, $15 at the door.

Wednesday, February 1

$1 Wing Wednesdays

Lebowski’s Grill | 11am-10pm | $1+ | Details

Why you should go: Wings are $1 all day long on Wednesdays at this neighborhood grill. Choose from flavors like blackened, garlic parm, teriyaki and buffalo. Plus, get $3 domestic bottles and $2 off wine.

Wednesday Night Live: Fashion Night

Mint Museum Uptown | 5-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join for a night of fashion and design programming that celebrates the exhibition Fashion Reimagined: Themes and Variations, 1760-NOW. All museum galleries will be open from 5-9pm.

Trivia Night

Resident Culture South End | 1-6pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Expect tacos, beer and prizes at Resident Culture’s Trivia Night hosted by Mindless Minutia. It’s happening every Wednesday a 7pm at their South End location.

We Working Wednesday

BeSocial | 1-6pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Get over the midweek hump with workflow jams, free refreshments and a lively working environment with BeSocial.

Speed Dating Night

The Warmack | 7-9pm | $40+ | Details

Why you should go: You’ll grab an appetizer, a drink and a name tag before going through five-minute speed dating rounds with potential matches.

Thursday, February 2

February Walk with Charlotte Hot Girl Walk

Outdoor Voices (South End) | 6:30pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: You’ll meet outside of Outdoor Voices in South End before hitting the light rail for a 1.5 mile walk. Come alone (or with friends) and stay after for drinks at Suffolk Punch.

[Go deeper: Make new friends and boost your mental health with Charlotte’s Hot Girl Walk group]

Charlotte FC Select-A-Seat

Bank of America Stadium | 11am-7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: This in-person event allows you to compare the view from available seats with a CLTFC representative before purchasing your season tickets. All available season ticket locations, including the new Centene Community Section, will be available to view.

Vision Board Workshop

Starlight on 22nd | 6pm | $15 | Details

Why you should go: This inspirational workshop is meant to help craft achievable goals for your future and identify the talents you possess to achieve them.

Thirsty Terrarium Thursday Workshop

PlantHouse Charlotte | 6:30-8pm | $26 | Details

Why you should go: Working with the PlantHouse crew, you’ll select air plants and decor to make a six-inch terrarium, perfect to display at your home or office.

Friday, February 3

Charlotte Ballet: Innovative Works

Charlotte Ballet’s Center for Dance | 7:30pm | $ varies | Details

Why you should go: Innovation is unlimited in this fan-favorite series which includes two world premieres and the Charlotte premiere of work by their artistic director, Jennifer Archibald.

Black Light Yoga Rave

Lenny Boy Brewing | 6:30-7:30pm | $17 | Details

Why you should go: Expect to have a blast while getting a full body workout themed to house music. The lights will be off, the black lights and lasers will be on and the bass will be bumping. Grab friends and come early to get face gems and tattoos.

Rail Trail Lights Festival

South End Rail Trail | All day | Free | Details

Why you should go: The popular Rail Trail Lights Festival returns February 3-19. South End’s Rail Trail will be lit with six interactive light installations, all created by local artists. Pro tip: Go at sunset for the best view.

Be Kind, Rewind: 90s Movie Series

“The Box” at Camp North End | 7:30pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Get ready to throw it back to the Blockbuster movie night era. This free indoor movie series at Camp North End will feature iconic films from the 90s, and this Friday will feature a screening of Groundhog Day.

Open Studio Evening at C3

113 Freeland Lane (LoSo) | 5:30-8pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: A small group of local artists from the old C3 co-working space are hosting an open studio evening in LoSo. Enjoy a variety of media and meet with artists from ceramists to sculptors.

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