Sep 5, 2023 - Things to Do

Weekday Planner: 16 things happening in Charlotte including a corn hole tournament and free ice cream

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Tuesday, September 5

Trivia Tuesdays

Hi-Wire Brewing | 7-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Grab a beer and play free trivia hosted by Mindless Minutia every Tuesday starting at 7pm.

Corn Hole Tuesdays with Bar Athletes

Triple C Brewing | 7pm | $10 | Details

Why you should go: Triple C’s corn hole league meets every Tuesday at the South End Taproom. It’s $10 to play (in Bar Athletes app or at the door). Grab a pitcher before it starts; bags fly at 7pm. 

Piano Karaoke and Sing Along with Ryan Stamey

Petra’s | 8-11pm | $5 | Details

Why you should go: Pick a song and grab the mic while host Ryan Stamey accompanies you on piano. Or just sit back, relax and enjoy the show. Signups begin at 7:30pm.

Wednesday, September 6

Wednesday Wine Down

Monday Night Brewing | All day | Free | Details

Why you should go: Rally the squad for $8 wine by the glass and $30 wine bottles all day at Monday Night Brewing.

Fall Cookie Decorating

SweetSpot Studio | 6:30pm | $65 | Details

Why you should go: It’s fall, y’all! Learn basic royal icing decorating techniques to create a set of bright and fun fall cookies. No experience is necessary.

“Vibe” A Dance Class by Dancing Lotus Yoga

Protagonist LoSo | 6:30pm | $10 | Details

Why you should go: An outdoor exercise class that fuses music, yoga and dance. Stay after for beer and pizza from Protagonist.

DIY Flower Bar Workshop

Sip City | 7pm | $35 | Details

Why you should go: Sip wine and learn the art of arranging stunning blooms from a seasoned florist. 

Thursday, September 7

Beer Release and Frank Z Night

Birdsong | 6pm-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Birdsong is hosting a Frank Zappa night in celebration of its newest craft beer, Cosmik Debris. There’ll be a prize for the person with the best Frank Z-inspired stash.

“A Vulcan & a Jedi Walk into a Bar” Cocktail Tasting Menu

Supperland Speakeasy | 6:30pm and 8:30pm | $160 | Details

Why you should go: It’s a cocktail tasting menu that combines two galactic worlds into one cocktail conundrum. The experience includes four cocktails crafted by head mixologist Colleen Hughes and bar manager Rhea Buck, paired with four dishes made by executive chef Chris Rogienski and his team. 

Music at The Met

The Metropolitan Charlotte | 6-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join on the patio at The Metropolitan (next to Dressler’s and Clean Your Dirty Face) every Thursday evening for live music by local musicians. Enjoy food from surrounding restaurants, including drink specials from Dressler’s. This Thursday will feature live music from Chase Killough.

Open Mic: Ladies Night Edition

Resident Culture Plaza Midwood | 7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Celebrate humor, community and shared laughter at Resident Culture’s ladies open mic. Newcomers and seasoned comedians alike are welcome to perform.

Music Bingo at The Co-Op

The Co-Op Frose & Eatery | 7-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Play 30-second tunes bingo for the chance to win Co-Op gift cards and other prizes. Plus, get discount food, frose and beer all day.

Friday, September 8

Caamp Live in Concert

Skyla Credit Union Amphitheatre | 8pm | $125 | Details

Why you should go: The folk trio from Ohio is headlining with guest Lou Hazel. in The show takes place rain or shine. 

Throwback 80s Night

The Music Yard | 7pm | $5 (General Admission) | Details

Why you should go: Party to the sounds of Queen, Prince, Guns N Roses and more. 80s attire is encouraged. 

The Wrecks Live in Concert

The Amp Ballantyne | 6pm (doors) | Free | Details

Why you should go: The alternative pop band will perform a free show at The Amp — doors open at 6pm; the show starts at 7pm.

Free Ice Cream on International Literacy Day

Urban Sweets | All day | Free | Details

Why you should go: Get a free small cup or cone of ice cream when you bring in a book to donate.

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