Mar 30, 2023 - Things to Do

Weekender: 29 things to do this weekend including Charlotte SHOUT! and a brew fest

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FRIDAY, March 31

76. Partly cloudy. 20% chance of rain.

Charlotte SHOUT! at Uptown: Celebrate local art, music and food during the 17-day festival. Free. 11am. Details

Channels: A Silent Disco Event at HopFly Brewing Co.: Throw on some headphones, dance to music and expect giveaways from HopFly and Breakaway. Free. 7-10pm. Details

Live T-Shirt Printing at MacFly Fresh Printing Co.: Shop from custom made shirts by Mallard Creek High School students or create a custom T-shirt. Prices vary. 6-9pm. Details

90s Movie Series at Camp North End: Grab the homies, a chair or a cozy blanket to watch “The Fifth Element” during this movie series. Free. 7:30pm. Details

Cheesecake & Cider Pairing at Red Clay Ciderworks: Taste four types of ciders to pair with cheesecake. $20. 7-8:30pm. Details

Yoga at 1911 Central Ave: Relax with a vinyasa flow, guided meditation and vibrational sound healing therapy. Free. 5-6pm. Details

April Pools Weekend at Skiptown: Let your pup splash around in a doggie pool, sprinkler toys, bubble guns and a foam machine all weekend long. Prices vary. Times vary. Details

Puppy Yoga sessions at Frugal Fido Upcycled Dog Boutique: Enjoy a slow style of yoga followed by cuddles with puppies from local rescue organizations. Proceeds benefit homeless dog owners. $30. 12pm. Details

Charlotte Hornets vs Chicago Bulls at Spectrum Center: Cheer on the home team as they take on the Chicago Bulls. $22-$757. 7pm. Details

Rollin Youth Skate Party at 500 West 32nd St.: Roll into the weekend with a roller skate party for the kids. $15. 8:30-11pm. Details   

SATURDAY, April 1 

78. Scattered thunderstorms. 70% chance of rain.

Blue Star Blitz at Anne Springs Close Greenway: Participate in a trail race, hike challenge or kids scavenger hunt before enjoying live music and craft beers. Prices vary. 9am. Details

Charlotte BrewFest 2023 at South End Station: Celebrate national beer day with unlimited sampling of beer from 25+ breweries, live music, games and raffle as proceeds benefit nonprofit AltruSpirit. $30-$50. 1-5pm. Details

Voices From The Past at Historic Elmwood/Pinewood Cemetery: Learn about the city’s history as you stroll through the cemetery. There will be live music and food trucks. Free. 1-4pm. Details

Superhero Stomp at McAlpine Creek Park: Join the 5/10K run or walk to support the pediatric cancer community. Prices vary. 8am. Details

South End Farmer’s Market at Atherton Mill: Shop for groceries from local farmers and explore Atherton Mill. Items vary. 8am-1pm. Details

Comedy Open Mic at The Landing at Fourth Ward: Laugh the night away from a line up of standup comedians. Free. 7:30-9:30pm. Details

SkillPop: Podcasting Essentials at Camp North End: Learn about the skills required to jumpstart a popular podcast. $35. 10am-12pm. Details

Action Series VIP/Patreon Night at Goodyear Arts: Watch experimental performances featuring collaborations between musicians, choreographers, actors and poets. Free. 8pm. Details

New South Trail Marathon at US. National Whitewater Center: Put your running skills to the test by competing in a 13.1- or 26.2-mile trail run. $60-$80. 8am-3pm. Details

Pet Palooza Fundraising Walk & Community Festival at 1348 Parker Dr.: Join to the fundraising walk plus enjoy live music, food trucks and pet-loving vendors. Free. 11am-3pm. Details

SUNDAY, April 2 

70. Mostly sunny. 0% chance of rain.

Front Porch Sundays at Atherton Mill: Shop from over 70 local vendors, enjoy the food trucks and listen to live music. Free. 11am-4pm. Details

Sip & Blend Tea Class at Fonta Flora: Learn how to make your own tea through a customizable class that includes over 20 loose leaf teas, herbs, flowers and dried fruits catered to your taste. $45. 1-3pm. Details

Cake Decorating Class at Wentworth & Fenn Gourmet Bakery: Learn how to decorate a cake from owner and head chef Samantha Allen. Prices vary. 2-4pm. Details

Silent Book Club at Mount District: Grab a book and meet other readers over food and drinks after a quiet reading hour. Free. 6-8pm. Details

Sound Healing Journey at Serenity Garden: Listen to sounds and vibrations as you meditate. Free. 6:30pm. Details

StrEAT Smarts: Zero Proof Cocktail Class + Tasting at Merchant and Trade: Learn how to make spirit-free cocktails while you enjoy rooftop views. $60. 3:30-5pm. Details

Free Figure Drawing at Free Range Brew NoDa: Tap into your artistic skills as you figure draw with other creatives. Free. 11am-1:30pm. Details

Easter Marketplace & Beer Tasting at Pilot Brewing: Shop from small businesses and taste beers all weekend long. Free. 2-7pm. Details

Charlotte Hornets vs Toronto Raptors at Spectrum Center: Watch the Charlotte Hornet take on the Toronto Raptors. $16.50-$700. 1pm. Details

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