Apr 20, 2023 - Things to Do

Weekender: 26 things to do this weekend including Tuck Fest and rooftop yoga

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FRIDAY, April 21

83. Mostly sunny. 0% chance of rain.

Night Market at HopFly Brewing: Expect an array of Asian-owned food trucks and retail vendors. Free to attend. 6pm-midnight. Details.

Ballantyne Earth Day at various locations around Ballantyne: Celebrate Earth Day with free shredding, meditation, a movie night and more. Free. 8am-1pm. Details.

Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All To You at the Comedy Arts Theater of Charlotte: See the one-act comedy play by Christopher Durang, running through the weekend. $15-20. Times vary. Details.

Friday Nights at Camp North End: Find live music, food, shops, local art and a few surprises. Free. 5-9pm. Details.

Classic Horror Movie Series at Camp North End. Watch a free screening of “The Thing.” Free. 8pm. Details.

Live Music at The Wine Loft: Unwind from the work week with a glass of wine, cocktail specials and live music. Free. 9pm. Details

Half Alive at The Fillmore: Spend the evening with California-based indie pop band Half Alive. $34+. 8pm. Details.

Drag Queen Show at The Scorpio: It’s a drag queen dinner featuring celebrity impressions from Madonna to Beyoncé. $30+. 7pm. Details. 

Tuck Fest at Whitewater Center: A multi-day festival that celebrates the outdoor lifestyle through competitions, exhibitions and live music. Free. 10am. Details.

Sleepy Poet 25th Anniversary at Sleepy Poet Antique Mall: All vendors will be 10% to 50% off all weekend long. Free to attend. 11am. Details.

SATURDAY, April 22

70. Showers. 90% chance of rain.

PawPose at Skiptown: Enjoy live music and giveaways while raising funds for the Greater Charlotte SPCA. Free. 12-5pm. Details.

Spring Fest at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery: Celebrate the return of warmer days with beer, live music and food. Free. 12pm. Details.

Earth Day Celebration at Urban Sweets: Buy a waffle cone and get a free plant while supplies last. $4-7. All day. Details.

Kids Club Art Enrichment at Camp North End: Enjoy a family-friendly art class through a marble painting workshop. Free. 10am-1pm. Details.

Soft Opening at Wild Roots Coffee: Visit the coffee shop’s new space at 500 East Morehead. Free to attend. 8am-2pm. Details.

420 Festival at Town Brewing Company: Shop 20+ 420-friendly vendors, plus find food, beer and live music. Free to attend. 12-8pm. Details.

Moss Wall Workshop at PlantHouse Charlotte: Choose from an array of accessories to make a personalized moss wall. $40. 6:30pm. Details.

Mediterranean Cooking Class at The Perfect Beet: An interactive cooking class including kebabs, patatas bravas and an olive oil cake. $50. 6:30-9:30pm. Details.

Moms Meet Up at Summit Coffee on the Plaza: Swap IG handles, schedule a coffee date and make new friends. $30. 7-9:30pm. Details.

SUNDAY, April 23

65. Mostly sunny. 10% chance of rain.

Figure Drawing at Free Range Brewing: Bring your own supplies to draw and sip on a brew while you create. Free. 11am-1pm. Details

Charlotte Ballet: Peter Pan at Knight Theatre: See a never-before-seen version of Peter Pan with all new choreography. $30-$110. 2pm. Details.

Yoga on the Rooftop at Harvey B. Gantt Center: Take a one-hour vinyasa flow with views of Uptown. $10. 12:30pm. Details. 

Hovdy at Visualite Theatre: Hear Austin-based pop duo Hovdy. $20. 6pm. Details.

Live Music at Oh My Soul: Enjoy live music and grab a cocktail (or two) at this vegan, dog-friendly venue. Free. 1pm. Details.

The Harlem Globetrotters at Bojangles Coliseum: Join the Globetrotters as they go head-to-head against the Washington Generals. $29-$84. 3pm. Details.

Ritmo Latino Dance Social at Lenny Boy Brewing: Take an intro to Latin dance class. $5. 4-6:30pm. Details.

Editor’s note: The Little Sugar Creek clean-up and after-party at Birdsong Brewing this Saturday has been postponed to Saturday, May 6.

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