Oct 10, 2023 - News

Weekday Planner: 18 things to do in Charlotte including a spooky speakeasy and a halloween aerial show

Tuesday, October 10

Haunted by Black Lagoon: A Spooky Speakeasy

Backstage Lounge | 5pm-midnight | Free | Details

Why you should go: Backstage Lounge in South End will turn into a Halloween-themed speakeasy now through Oct. 31. It’ll run Tuesdays through Saturdays from 5pm to midnight, and there’s no cover or reservations.

Trivia Tuesdays

Free Range Brewing | 7-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Grab a brew and play general knowledge trivia hosted by Mindless Minutia.

The JOHNNYSWIM Stories Tour

The Fillmore | 8pm | $32 | Details

Why you should go: See folk duo JOHNNYSWIM with opening act Daniel Nunnelee.

Free Halloween Dance Classes: Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”

Urban District Market | 6-7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: You’ll learn the choreography of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” in this free workshop taught by Ignite Dance Productions.

Mad Miles Run Club

YVY Training (Camp North End) | 6:30pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Mad Miles is 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 run turns into a dance party afterward).

[Go deeper: I hate running but I’ll exercise with Mad Miles Run Club]

Wednesday, October 11

Nurse Blake: The Shock Advised Tour

Belk Theatre | 8pm | $36.50+ | Details

Why you should go: Nurse Blake is known for his viral videos and skits drawn from his life as a nurse, and now he’s bringing those stories with him on tour.

Club 30+ Dinner Party

Bistro La Bon | 7pm | $65 | Details

Why you should go: In your 30s? Join a small table of other 30-somethings in the Charlotte area and grow your social circle.

Halloween Softies Workshop

Birdsong Brewing | 4-9pm (drop-in) | $10 | Details

Why you should go: Make a felt-stuffed, Halloween-themed, doll in this workshop with Birdsong Brewing and Upcycle Arts.

Travis Scott: Utopia Tour

Spectrum Center | 7pm | $61+ | Details

Why you should go: Rapper Travis Scott is stopping in Charlotte during his North American tour for his newest album, Utopia.

More live music: 10 concerts coming to Charlotte in October, including Suki Waterhouse and John Mayer

Thursday, October 12

Crossroads Cinema: Outdoor Movie Series

Camp North End (Ford Building) | 8pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Outdoor movie season is continuing through the fall at Camp North End. This Thursday features a free screening of “Nightmare Before Christmas.”

GLOW Yoga at Resident Culture

Resident Culture South End | 7-8pm | $25 | Details

Why you should go: Hosted by Dancing Lotus Yoga, it’s a glow-in-the-dark yoga experience practiced under neon and black lights. Note: This takes place at Resident Culture’s South End location.

Hip-Hop and R&B Yoga Flow

Social Status | 7pm | $8 | Details

Why you should go: It’s an hour-long yoga flow set to an upbeat blend of hip-hop and R&B.

Sushi Rollin’ 101

Hi-Wire Brewing | 6:30pm | $59 | Details

Why you should go: Roll over to Hi-Wire and learn how to make your own sushi in this workshop led by Gringo Ninja.

Friday, October 13

Cirque du Bier: A Spooky Aerial Show

Hi-Wire Brewing | 7pm | $20 | Details

Why you should go: Expect a night of spooky-themed aerial acrobatics in this non-profit aerial show from Cirque du Biere. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Princeton’s Meow (Mac Tabby Cat Cafe’s rescue partner).

Go deeper: Cirque du Biere combines aerial arts and Charlotte’s favorite pastime — drinking beer

SupperClub’s Grand Opening

SupperClub South End | 4pm-midnight | Free | Details

Why you should go: Part restaurant, part entertainment space, SupperClub opens in LoSo Friday, Oct. 13. Expect small plates, a full bar plus games like duckpin bowling and more.

Go deeper: SupperClub SouthEnd opens this fall with games and live music nightly

Whitewater Center Film Series: “The Great Alone”

Whitewater Center | 7-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: The Whitewater Center will show a variety of outdoor lifestyle films on select nights during the month of October. This Friday, they’re showing “The Great Alone,” which will kick off at sunset.

Emo Nite at The Underground

The Underground | 9pm | $19 | Details

Why you should go: The concert venue will turn into a party dedicated to your favorite emo hits.

Mint 2 Move: Cultural Dance Night

Mint Museum Uptown | 7-11pm | $11-14 | Details

Why you should go: Dance the night away with Latin, Afro-Latin and American beats with free dance lessons with Rumbao Latin Dance Company and live music from the Mint Latino Percussionists. The Mint Museum’s Art of Seating exhibition will also be open until 9pm.

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