Mar 20, 2023 - Things to Do

Weekday Planner: 23 things to do in Charlotte this week including a terrarium workshop and a Fleetwood Mac cover band

Monday, March 20

Meat & Potatoes Dinner

Mimosa Grill | 6-9pm | $119-157 | Details

Why you should go: Six of Charlotte’s most innovative chefs are teaming up for a five-course meal of meat and potato dishes. Ticket price includes gratuity.

Birdie Bingo and Mini Golf

Stroke Putt | 7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Head to Stroke every Monday at 7pm for “Birdie Bingo.” Each month, the funds will go toward a different charity. This month, the charity is RAIN Inc. Get in a game of mini golf while you’re there, too.

Cocktails in the Garden

The Duke Mansion | 5pm | $18 | Details

Why you should go: Cocktails in the Garden at Duke Mansion have begun for 2023. Your $18 ticket includes entry, light hors d’oeuvre, valet and a history tour of the mansion at 6pm.

Comedy Open Mic Night

Triple C Brewing | 7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join Triple C on their outdoor patio for an evening of comedy open mic and craft beer. Sign ups start at 7pm; show starts at 7:30pm

Tuesday, March 21

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

Knight Theatre | 7:30pm | $29.50+ | Details

Why you should go: The immersive concert-style theater show chronicles the journey shared by the folk-rock duo, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel.

Heart Throb Tuesdays

Broken Promises | 9-11:45pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Find performances hosted by Onya Nerves, music from Domii x Trife and $10 drink specials. This event is free, but you can book a table in advance.

Revive Yoga on the Roof 

Metropolitan Rooftop | 6pm | $15 | Details

Why you should go: Grab your mat, bring a friend and head to the rooftop of the Metropolitan for MetSweat, a yoga flow hosted by SweatNet.

I’ll Love You Amaro Dinner

Little Mama’s Italian | 6-8pm | $90-95 | Details

Why you should go: Join Little Mama’s for an Amaro Tasting Dinner that’ll include a three-course dinner prepared by Chef Tommy Vance, plus Amaro-forward cocktail pairings. Seating is limited for this event.

Sonoma Wine Dinner

Biblio | 6:30-9pm | $425 | Details

Why you should go: Taste 10 different wines from renowned vineyards and winemakers. The dinner features a 10-course menu from Chef de Cuisine John Cruz. Seats are limited.

Wednesday, March 22

Zipline and Dine

Whitewater Center | 6pm | $85 | Details 

Why you should go: Zipline and Dine takes guests on a soaring adventure over the Whitewater Center with a three-course, chef-curated meal waiting at the end.

Survivor Watch Party

Fonta Flora Brewery | 8-10pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: On Wednesdays we watch Survivor — at Fonta Flora Brewing. The evening also features raffles and games.

Betty’s Beauty Palooza

Betty by Moxie | 5-7pm | Free to attend | Details

Why you should go: It’s Betty’s annual Beauty Palooza — join for a girls’ night that’ll include comedy by The Family Jewels, botox by The Skin Clique and fun with Gussy. You’ll also be able to shop Betty’s new spring collection.

Hi-Wire Run Club

Hi-Wire Brewing | 6:30-7:30pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: There’ll be 1-, 3- and 5-mile routes for runners of all levels. Afterwards, grab a cold one from Hi-Wire’s taproom and snag Benny Ferrovia’s pizza from next door.

Gracie Abrams: The Good Riddance Tour

The Fillmore | 8pm | $53+ | Details

Why you should go: Singer-songwriter Gracie Abrams is bringing her Good Riddance Tour to the Fillmore — grab your ticket in advance; ticket prices increase day of show.

Thursday, March 23

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, something you could display at your home or office.

The DROP Series: Vol 2: Bollywood, Beer & Art

Divine Barrel | 6-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: The Drop is a quarterly cultural meet-up produced by Charlotte Is Creative, featuring the revelation of a new mural, a conversation with the artists and meeting new local creatives to collaborate with.

Live Music at Rosie’s

Rosie’s Coffee and Wine Garden | 7-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Grab a glass of your favorite wine and hear live music from The Blue Ridge Band.

Singles Scavenger Hunt with Polished Dating

Midnight Mulligan Brewing | 6:30-9:30pm | $10 | Details

Why you should go: Polished Dating is teaming up with Midnight Mulligan to host a scavenger hunt for singles. You’ll mingle with other single Charlotteans to find matches for items on your scavenger hunt sheet. Sign-in begins at 6:30 and event starts at 7.

Friday, March 24

Art After Dark: The Phygital Funk

Harvey B. Gantt Center | 6-10pm | $ | Details

Why you should go: It’s a celebration of the grand opening of the Gantt’s new Digital Arts Studio. Dive into a new dimension and explore the future of Black art through phygital (physical and digital) experiences.

Tell Me Lies: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Experience

Amos’ South End | 7:30pm | $15-18 | Details

Why you should go: Hear the hits of Fleetwood Mac with tribute band, Tell Me Lies. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 day of show.

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Ovens Auditorium | 8pm | $25+ | Details

Why you should go: Based on the movie, Legally Blonde: The Musical will take you from the UCLA sorority house to the Harvard halls of justice with the timely coming of age story of Broadway’s brightest heroine.

Vance Joy: In Our Own Sweet Time Tour

The Fillmore | 8pm | $160+ | Details

Why you should go: Singer-songwriter Vance Joy will perform at the Fillmore, alongside opener Jack Botts. Doors will open at 7pm; the show starts at 8pm.

“The Best Man” 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 The Best Man.

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