Mar 13, 2023 - Things to Do

Weekday Planner: 21 things to do in Charlotte this week including sunrise yoga and a cocktail class

Cocktails at Billy Sunday. Photo: Laura Barrero/Axios

Monday, March 13

Perfect Pairings: Beer and Dinner Collab Between Town Brewing and Petty Thieves

Town Brewing | 6:30pm | $50 | Details

Why you should go: Join Town Brewing for a night of exquisite flavors as they serve a five-course menu, expertly paired with some of Town and Petty Thieves’ finest craft brews. Each dish has been thoughtfully crafted to complement and enhance the flavors of the beers.

Savor Charlotte

Locations vary | Times vary | $ varies | Details

Why you should go: Savor Charlotte provides culinary experiences to highlight the local culinary scene, such as hands-on cooking classes and demonstrations, exclusive menus and special offers at various Charlotte businesses. It’ll run through March 22.

An Evening with Leslie Odom Jr.

Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts | 7:30pm | $39.50+ | Details

Why you should go: Hosted by Blumenthal performing arts, Tony and Grammy Award-winning Leslie Odom, Jr., will perform a mix of jazz-influenced soul, pop and more with his band.

Music Bingo: Hosted by Mindless Minutia Trivia

Brewers at 4001 Yancey | 7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Grab your crew for some beer, food and music bingo with Mindless Minutia starting at 7pm.

Tuesday, March 14

BOGO Pork Sandwiches from Noble Smoke

Noble Smoke (Optimist Hall) | All day | BOGO | Details

Why you should go: It’s Noble Smoke’s first birthday at Optimist Hall, and they’re celebrating with buy one, get one free pork sandwiches all day. Note: This deal is only valid at their Optimist Hall location.

Tuesday Walk with Charlotte Girls Who Walk

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

Why you should go: It’s the first walk of 2023 with the walking club Charlotte Girls Who Walk. It’s pet and kid-friendly. You’ll meet on the light rail right behind Publix.

Feed the Streets

BeSocial | 6-8pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join for an evening of service where you’ll assemble and drop off lunch bags and care packages for the residents at Samaritan House on Fortune St.

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). 

Go deeper: I hate running but I’ll exercise with Mad Miles Run Club

Wednesday, March 15

Women in Confidence: A Salary Negotiation Workshop

AvidXchange HQ | 8:30-11am | $5-50 | Details

Why you should go: Hosted by Carolina Women+ in Tech, this half-day event will include a salary negotiation workshop, an expert-led panel and networking opportunities. It’s open to any person who identifies as female or non-binary that embraces the role that technology plays in their career, business and life.

Jon G’s BBQ Pop-Up with Divine Barrel

Divine Barrel Brewing | 5pm | $ varies | Details

Why you should go: Jon G’s BBQ is bringing their Texas-Style BBQ to Divine Barrel starting at 5pm. It’s first come; first serve (and they usually run out) so get here early.

Sunrise Yoga with Habitual Roots

Giddy Goat Coffee Roasters | 7-8am | $15.55 | Details

Why you should go: This beginner-friendly sunrise flow is aimed at connecting with yourself and those around you. Your ticket includes the one-hour yoga class, plus coffee from Giddy Goat.

Wine Wednesday | Terrarium in a Bottle Workshop

PlantHouse Charlotte | 6:30-8pm | $35 | Details

Why you should go: You’ll make a terrarium in a bottle that’s been recycled from locations across the east coast. Your $35 ticket includes one recycled bottle, your choice of three succulents or cacti, decor to make your planter uniquely yours and a wooden stand to display your new creation.

Thursday, March 16

Spring Cocktail Class

Billy Sunday Charlotte | 6:30-8pm and 8:30-10pm | $55 | Details

Why you should go: In celebration of springing forward, Billy Sunday is holding two cocktail classes centered around spring flavors. You’ll create three drinks (and learn the history behind them). They’re offering two classes: one at 6:30pm and another starting at 8:30pm.

Carlos Can Read: A Spoken Word Variety Show

Divine Barrel Brewing | 6:30 (doors) | $10 | Details

Why you should go: In partnership with Blumenthal Performing Arts, award-winning poet, Carlos Robson will share some of his work.

Starting Over Dinner Party by DishCourse

Barcelona Wine Bar | 7pm | $40-60 | Details

Why you should go: DishCourse specializes in connecting strangers to build new friendships over themed dinner parties. This dinner’s theme is starting over, fitting for those new to the city or in a new job. Your ticket includes shared plates, drinks, games, activities, coordination and a handmade gift.

St. Patrick’s Day Beer Release 

Birdsong Brewing | 3pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Birdsong Brewing will kick off their “Thursty Thursday” with the release of Foggy Dew, a dry Irish stout on nitro. There’ll be live Irish music later in the night, too.

Friday, March 17

Luck of the Village at Birkdale Village

The Plaza at Birkdale Village | 6-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Calling all lads, lassies and little leprechauns! Enjoy an evening full of live music, dancing and festive gear at Birkdale’s Luck of the Village. You’ll also find food and drinks from vendors including Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop, which will be on-site with sweet treats, prosecco and beer.

Black Food Truck Fridays 2023 Kickoff

West Complex (1600 W Trade St.) | 4-9pm | $ varies | Details

Why you should go: Black Food Truck Fridays is back for 2023 — this time with over 45+ Black-owned food and retail vendors. Expect a variety of cuisines, from seafood to soul food to desserts.

Spanglish Fridays

Tequila House | 9am-2pm | Free before 10pm | Details

Why you should go: Expect Latin music all night across three dance floors. Note: This is a 21+ event.


Lemonade FIT | 6:30-7:30pm | $18 | Details

Why you should go: Prepare for a 60-minute experience of yoga and kundalini, cardio intervals, core work, repetition/re-patterning, freestyle dance and sacral work.

Pulp Fiction Movie Night

“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 with Camp North End’s Be Kind, Rewind: 90s Movie Series. This Friday will feature a screening of Pulp Fiction.

If you have, or know of, an event we should include in a future weekday planner or weekender, fill out our event submission form for consideration.


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