Feb 9, 2023 - Things to Do

Weekender: 36 things to do in Charlotte this Super Bowl weekend

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FRIDAY, February 10

63. Rain. 70% chance of rain.

BOTCHED Art Exhibit at CPCC-Harris Campus: Celebrate local artists by viewing 60 art pieces displaying each artist’s unique expression of the word ‘botched’. $8. 6pm. Details

Rail Trail Lights Interactive Art Festival at Charlotte Rail Trail: Stroll down the Rail trail to view six interactive light installations, grab a bite to eat and explore South End. Free. 5-11pm. Details

Live Music at Atherton Enjoy a live musical performance from Celestial Company Duo as a part of the Rail Trial Lights. Free. 6-8pm. Details

Live Music at Amos’: Local indie pop band, Oceanic, will play their 2023 debut album, No Human. Plus, hear performances from Charlotte-based band, Willingdon, and Trent Thompson, a Charlotte singer/songwriter. $12-$20. 7:30pm. Details

Live Music at The Wine Loft: Wind down from the week with a glass of wine and live music. Prices vary. 9pm. Details

CLT Ballet Innovative Works at 701 N Tryon St: Watch the premiere performance of “Silent Ghost” that ​​explores proximity, intimacy and personal space through dance. $30 and up. 7:30pm. Details

A Lover’s Weekend at Studio 229: Spend the evening enjoying sounds from vocalist and pianist Persona Bell as you indulge in treats from the dessert bar. $30-$85. 7pm. Details

90s Movie Series at Camp North End: Grab the homies, a chair or cozy blanket to watch “Pretty Woman” during this winter blockbuster movie series. Free. 7:30-10pm. Details

SATURDAY, February 11

53. Partly cloudy. 10% chance of rain.

Unicorn World at Park Expo and Conference Center: Take the family to be immersed in the magical world of unicorns. Enjoy animatronic unicorns, rides, games and themed arts and crafts. $30. Times vary. Details

Keb’ Mo’ at Knight Theater: Enjoy blues sounds from Grammy award winner during his stop in Charlotte. $29.50. 8pm. Details

Free Valentine’s Day Portraits at Confetti Hearts Mural in South End: Snap a photo in front of the heart mural as local musicians provide tunes plus the first 100 visitors will get a flower from Bookout Blooms. Free. 11am-2pm. Details

“Picasso Landscapes, Out of Bounds” Opening Celebration at Mint Museum Uptown: Celebrate the opening of “Picasso Landscapes: Out of Bounds” with live music, a cash bar and curator presentation. $25. 10am-6pm. Details

Queen City Brewers Festival at Grady Cole Center: Celebrate the region’s craft beverage producers to benefit the local nonprofit Project Life Movement, which matches healthy stem cell and bone marrow donors to patients in need. Prices vary. 1-4pm. Details

Hello Sweets at Urban Sweets Co.: Gift your sweetheart heart-themed macarons, cake pops, chocolates, sundaes and milkshakes. Prices vary. 11am-8pm. Details

Share the Love Community Class & Social at Hire-Wire Brewing: Get an exercise with a partner before grabbing a drink from Hi-Wire and shopping with a few of our small business. Free. 11am-12pm. Details

Lovers ArtWalk at the corner of Hawkins St. and Rampart St: View several murals on the Lovers Art Trail. Prices vary. 12-1pm. Details

Pajama Jam Valentine’s Cocktail Class at The Cocktailery: Learn how to create cocktails in your pajamas and play some risqué cocktail games. $95. 7-9pm. Details

Uncorked: Charlotte Wine Fest at Discovery Place Science: Sip from 100 wines and champagnes from around the world, and enjoy food trucks plus access the museum after hours. $65-$80. 6-10pm. Details

Wendell Scott Legacy Gala at NASCAR Hall of Fame: Celebrate the legacy of Wendell Scott through dinner, scholarship presentations and a keynote address. $175-$250. 6pm-12am. Details

Speed Dating at Ri Ra Irish Pub: Find your significant other with an evening of speed dating. $33-$39. 7-9pm. Details

Broken Crayon Kids Club at Mount District: Bring the kids to tap into their artistic side. Free. 10am-1pm. Details

Valentine’s Market at the Mount: Shop from for items from local small businesses. Prices vary. 11am-3pm. Details

The Jolly Lollies at The Boileryard: Enjoy tunes in the morning from Liz, Holly, & The Jolly Lollies. Free. 10:30-11:15am. Details

Mad Miles at Elizabeth Park: Run, jog or walk before celebrating by dancing to music from a live DJ. Free. 10am. Details

Charlotte Hornets vs Denver Nuggets: Cheer on the Charlotte Hornets as they take on the Denver Nuggets. $22-$495. 7pm. Details

SUNDAY, February 

55. Mostly sunny. 0% chance of rain.

Vibras Sunday at Broken Promises: Party during the day with Latin/international tunes and a chef-catered 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

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

Super Bowl LVII Watch Party at Queen Park Social: Watch the Super Bowl while you play games and enjoy food and drinks. Prices vary. 6:30pm. Details

Brunch at Members Only Tasting Room: Enjoy bottomless mimosas and watch the Super Bowl. Free. 2pm-11:30pm. Details

Classic Black Cinema Series at Harvey B. Gantt Center: Watch a featured film screening of “New Orleans” during this Classic Black Cinema Series. Free. 2pm. Details

Valentine’s Candle Class at Tax & Tea Lounge: Customize a candle by choosing a recycled vessel plus enjoy hookah, drink and brunch items. $80. 12-2pm. Details

Super Bowl Watch Party at Legion Brewing South Park: Watch the big game and enjoy a food buffet, a pint of beer/wine and games. $55. 5:30-10:30pm. Details

Big Game Bash at RSVP South End: Play in a ping pong tournament, enjoy a live DJ and enjoy drink specials leading up to the Super Bowl. $10. 2-11:30pm. Details

Super Bowl Potluck at Pilot Brewing: Bring a dish of food, enjoy drinks from Pilot Brewing and watch the Super Bowl. Free. 6pm. Details

Galentine’s Day Sip & Pour at The Picture Project CLT: Grab your friends and enjoy a photoshoot, custom candle making, champagne and treats. $65-$300. 2-5pm. Details 

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