Aug 21, 2023 - Things to Do

Weekday Planner: 20 things to do in Charlotte including music trivia and outdoor movies

The Memphis Redbirds are at Truist Field this week and so is the Rock n’ Roll Dog, topped with bacon, shredded cheddar, green onions and Memphis sweet sauce. Try it yourself.

Monday, August 21

Music Trivia

Goldie’s | 7-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Play free music trivia and get well drinks for $5. 

Nerd Night

Resident Culture Plaza Midwood | 7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join for an evening packed with board games, video games, free pizza and more. 

Find Your Muse Open Mic

The Evening Muse | 7:30pm | $5 | Details

Why you should go: An open mic night for both singers and comedians; signups begin at 7:15pm. 

Power Flow with MOVE Wellness Project

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

Why you should go: MOVE is an open-air fitness series from The Music Yard with additional classes through the week. Check their website for details.

Go deeper: Popular South End music venue launches an open-air fitness series

Tuesday, August 22

Club 30+ Dinner Party

Bistro La Bon | 7pm | $65 | Details

Why you should go: It’s a dinner party for people interested in meeting others at the same age and stage of life.

JVKE: What Tour Feels Like

The Fillmore Charlotte | 8pm | $33+ | Details

Why you should go: The singer/songwriter is best known for his viral single “Golden Hour.”

Taco Tuesday and Vinyl Night

Divine Barrel Brewing | 5-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Grab tacos, burritos and quesadillas from Phat Burrito and bring your own records to spin in the taproom. 

Wednesday, August 23

Pups, Pints and Paint

Lucky Dog Bark and Brew Charlotte | 6pm | $45 | Details

Why you should go: Sip wine and create a personalized painting of your furry friend. 

Meet and Greet with Kerwin Vargas of Charlotte FC

Compare Foods at (818 E Arrowood Road) | 6-7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Charlotte FC and soccer fans alike are invited to a meet and greet with Charlotte FC player Kerwin Vargas. 

Eat the Elephant: An Entrepreneurship Panel

Betty by Moxie | 7:30pm | $35 | Details

Why you should go: Learn how local entrepreneurs tackled obstacles at different stages of their growth. Your $35 ticket includes food from Babe & Butcher, sweet treats from The Batch House and on-tap prosecco. 

North End Farmers Market

Keswick Building in Camp North End | 4-8pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Shop from a mix of farmers, food artisans and other small businesses. Pro tip: While you’re there, grab a coffee from Hex or ice cream from Seemingly Overzealous. 

Go deeper: Detailed guide to 16 Charlotte-area farmers markets

Movie Night in the Biergarten

Olde Mecklenburg Brewery | 8pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: It’s movie night at OMB! See an outdoor screening of “Dodgeball” in the biergarten with pretzels, popcorn, brats and beer — all available for purchase.

Thursday, August 24

Whitewater’s Run Club and River Jam

The Whitewater Center | 6:30-10pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Hit the trails, then stay for live music. The Whitewater Center’s run club meets at the trail center at 6:30pm for a 1.5 or three-mile run. Then, hang around for the River Jam concert series beginning at 7pm.

Candle Making Workshop: Hosted by NoDa Candle and Town Brewing

Town Brewing | 6-8pm | $40 | Details

Why you should go: Your $40 ticket includes a DIY soy candle, light bites, a brewery tour and drink specials for purchase at the bar.

Harry Potter Trivia

Legion Brewing West Morehead | 7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Show everyone you’re the biggest Harry Potter fan in Charlotte and win $107 in Legion Brewing gift cards.

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 feature a free screening of “Rush Hour.”

Comedy Open Mic

Gilde | 7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Enjoy German beer and fare while watching stand-up comics.

Friday, August 25

Parker McCollum Live in Concert

Skyla Credit Union Ampitheatre | 7:30pm | $50 | Details

Why you should go: The Texas-based country artist will headline at PNC with additional performances by Larry Fleet and Dalton Dover.

Silent Disco Party

NoDa Brewing North End | 6:30pm | $7 | Details

Why you should go: Expect an evening of brews and beats in the backyard of the NoDa Brewing North End Taproom.

Carl Craig at The Music Yard

The Music Yard | 6pm | $15+ | Details

Why you should go: The Grammy-nominated electronic music artist is headlining at The Music Yard. General admission tickets start at $15. 

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