Jun 5, 2023 - Things to Do

Weekday Planner: 22 things to do in Charlotte this week from a Vanderpump Rules watch party to a food festival

Monday, June 5

Gnocchi Primavera Cooking Class by Classpop!

NoDa Brewing Company | 6-8pm | $55 | Details

Why you should go: Join Classpop! for a “Make Perfect Gnocchi Primavera” class with Chef Rogger. No cooking experience necessary — sit and watch or get hands-on.

Sunset Yoga Flow

The Music Yard | 6:30pm | $15 | Details

Why you should go: Join for beginner yoga flow held outdoors at The Music Yard. You’ll bring your own mat, towel and water. 

PRIDE at Billy Sunday and Spindle Bar

Billy Sunday + Spindle Bar | All month long | $12+ | Details

Why you should go: Spindle Bar + Billy Sunday are teaming up to offer six special cocktails for the month of PRIDE. $1 from each cocktail sold will be donated to The Plus Collective, a giving program and foundation that awards grants to organizations that support the LGBTQ+ community in the Charlotte region.

Ground Zero Blues: Roots and Rock Tour with Taj Mahal and Los Lobos

Knight Theatre | 8pm | $49.50 | Details

Why you should go: It’s a night of rock n’ roll and blues with music from rock band, Los Lobos and legendary blues artist, Taj Mahal.

Tuesday, June 6

LGBTQ+ Night

Broken Promises | 9pm-2am | Free | Details

Why you should go: Head to Broken Promises every Tuesday for their weekly LGBTQIA+ night, featuring $10 cocktails, margarita flights, free table swag and performances from local artists.

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). 

[Related Axios story: I hate running but I’ll exercise with Mad Miles Run Club]

That Funny Comedy Jam

4800 Monroe Road | 7-10pm | $10 | Details

Why you should go: It’s a night of stand-up from local comedians — tickets can be purchased ahead of time online for $10 or at the door for $15.

Wednesday, June 7

Urban Cardio Dance

YVY Camp North End | 7pm | First class free | Details

Why you should go: Add in some mid-week cardio with a cardio dance at YVY — it’s free for your first class and $10 for returning participants.

Vanderpump Rules Reunion Viewing Party

The Brewers at 4001 Yancey | 9-11pm | Free to attend | Details

Why you should go: The Brewers at 4001 Yancey are switching their channels to Bravo for a Vanderpump Rules viewing party every Wednesday during the reunion shows. Food and drink specials include a Pump-tini and goat cheese balls. You can reserve a table here — walk-ins are also welcome.

Charlotte Squawks 18: Barely Legal

Booth Playhouse | 7:30pm | Prices Vary | Details

Why you should go: Broadway meets “Saturday Night Live” meets Charlotte in Charlotte Squawks, an annual comedy stage show poking fun at all things Charlotte through satire and musical parodies. The show runs from Wednesday, June 7 to Friday, June 30.

Ladies Lifestyle Network: Branding & Social Media

Protagonist LoSo | 6-8:30pm | $25 | Details

Why you should go: At this social networking event, you’ll learn the essentials of branding and social media from Meredith Dean of The Dean’s List.

Sam Morril at the Fillmore

The Fillmore | 7pm | $45 | Details

Why you should go: This stand-up comedian has gone viral on TikTok lately for his crowd work. 

Thursday, June 8

Slow Flow Yoga and Sound Bath

North Corner Haven | 10am | $75 | Details

Why you should go: You’ll partake in an all-levels flow and sound bath followed by a picnic lunch in North Corner Haven’s serene farm surrounding.

River Jam

Whitewater Center | 7-10pm | Free to attend | Details

Why you should go: Grab a brew and head to the River Jam stage to hear live music from Ax & The Hatchetmen. River Jam will run Thursday–Saturday nights from May–September.

Crossroads Cinema: Outdoor Movie Night

Ford Building (400 Camp Road) | 8:30pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: It’s outdoor movie season at Camp North End! This Thursday will be a free screening of “Footloose.”

Tiki Cocktail Class

The Cocktailery | 6:30pm | $90 | Details

Why you should go: You’ll make three tiki-themed cocktails and explore tiki syrups including orgeat and falernum paired with spirits like rum and gin.

Best Friends Day Wine Tasting

Summit Coffee on the Plaza | 6-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Sign up with your bestie (or whole crew) for this special “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion” inspired wine tasting. Your ticket includes a flight of 4 white and red wines inspired by the iconic best friend duo.

Realtor Brunch and Learn: Impact Lending

Movement Mortgage (125 Floyd Smith Office Park Dr) | 10am | Free | Details

Why you should go: It’s a brunch and learn that’s open to all realtors interested in learning about impact lending.

Friday, June 9

A Spirited Luncheon with Southern Star

The Crunkleton Charlotte | 12pm | $95 | Details

Why you should go: It’s a Southern Star whiskey tasting that’ll include lunch and additional cocktail pairings. Tip is included with the ticket price.

Pride Paw-rade Drag Show

Skiptown CLT | 8pm | Included with day pass ($10-15 per dog) | Details

Why you should go: Join for a pup-filled drag show hosted by drag queen Patti O’Furniture — tips from the evening will go to Time Out Youth. Skiptown will host additional pride events through the weekend; check their website for details.

[Related Axios story: 15 drag shows in Charlotte this June]

Outdoor Skate Night

YVY Camp North End | 5-11pm | $5+ | Details

Why you should go: Join for a family-friendly skate night hosted by YVY Skating at Camp North End. It’s $5 and $10 for adults — skate rental is $5. 

Taste of Charlotte Festival

Uptown Charlotte | Friday, June 9 – Sunday, June 11 | Free to attend | Details

Why you should go: The Food Lion Taste of Charlotte Festival is back on Tryon St. Visit restaurants and enjoy live music, beverages, shopping, a kids area and more. You can purchase tasting coins for food & beverage onsite or pre-purchase on the TOC App.

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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