Jan 18, 2024 - Food and Drink

Weekender: 27 things to do in Charlotte this weekend including Queens Feast and live music

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FRIDAY, January 19

48. Showers. 20% chance of rain.

Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week at multiple locations: 100 local restaurants in the Charlotte area are offering prix fix three-course dining deals. $30$50. Runs through Jan. 28. Details

Charlotte Hornets vs. San Antonio Spurs at Spectrum Center: Cheer on the Charlotte Hornets as they take on the San Antonio Spurs. $26+. 7pm. Details

Be Kind, Rewind at Camp North End: Watch the 90s classic “Armageddon.” Plus, there’ll be drinks, popcorn, candy and arcade games. Free. 7:30-10pm. Details

Dog’s Night Out at Skiptown: Take your pup on a date night at Skiptown, shop from vendors and capture the memory with a professional pet portrait. $0-$10. 6pm. Details

Crescendo Musical Improv at Charlotte Comedy Theater: Watch a combination of musical theater and improv performances. $15. 7:30pm. Details

Counterculture Fest Preview Party at Starlight on 22nd: Celebrate dry January with tarot card readings, non-alcoholic cocktail specials, live music, giveaways and games. $0-$14. 7-11pm. Details

Live at Middle C Jazz: Enjoy a live musical performance from Grammy award winner Quiana Parler & Friends and Charlton Singleton. $32-$40. Times vary. Details

Funny Bus Comedy City Tours at 301 E 7th St: Take a ride through the city while a comedian tells jokes during the tour. $35. 4pm. Details

SATURDAY, January 20

34. Sunny. 0% chance of rain.

Shop Small at Sycamore Brewing: Sip on coffee or a beer and shop from over 50 businesses. Free. 12-6pm. Details

Charlotte Hornets vs. Philadelphia 76ers at Spectrum Center: Watch the home team play against the Philadelphia 76ers. $29+. 7pm. Details

Charlotte Checkers vs. Toronto Marlies at Bojangles Coliseum: Cheer on the home team as they take on the Toronto Marlies. $21. 4pm. Details

R&B Versus Live Tour at QC Sound Stage: Enjoy a mixture of old-school and new-school R&B music. $21+. 8pm. Details

Saturday Night Markets at Room Service in Camp North End: Shop from small businesses plus grab drinks and food from Room Service. Free. 4-9pm. Details

Muggsy Bogues Meet & Greet at Glory Days Apparel: Buy a custom Bogues shirt and receive an autograph from this Charlotte Hornets legend. Proceeds support the Muggsy Bogues Family Foundation. Free. 1pm. Details

Journaling Pop-Up at The Pauline Tea-Bar Apothecary: Write and connect with others through creativity. $15. 1:30-2:30pm. Details

Candle Making Joy at The Market at 7th Street: Learn how to create a mountain-scented candle. $36. 4pm. Details

Vision Board Party Pop-Up at Pepperbox Doughnuts (NoDa): Manifest your year by creating a vision board of all the things you want to accomplish. $10. 1-3pm. Details

AfroPop! at Crown Station Coffee House & Pub: Vibe to Afrobeats and live African drums while you shop from local vendors. $8.50-$10. 9:30pm-2am. Details

SUNDAY, January 21 

40. Mostly sunny. 0% chance of rain.

Kids Jellyfish Terrarium at PlantHouse: Take the kids to learn how to create a jellyfish terrarium. $25. 10am-11am. Details

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Habitual Yinny at Lenny Bow Brewing: Bring your yoga mat to take a yin yoga class. $15. 4:30-6pm. Details

Strength & Stretch at The Market at 7th Street: Relax with a mixture of strengthening and stretching yoga. $15. 11am-12pm. Details

SNKR Culture Charlotte at Lab City Sports Center: Meet up with fellow sneakerheads to buy, sell or trade rare sneakers. $13-$260. 12-5pm Details

Self-care Sunday at The Invigory South End Health Optimization Studio: Experience a 45-minute yoga class, first-timer IV drip and one core wellness service. $99. 10am-11am. Details

Long Form Improv Jam and Social at Heist Brewery: Take the stage to showcase your improv skills or stick around to socialize over drinks. Free. 4:30-6:30pm. Details

Ice Skating at U.S. National Whitewater Center: Go skating along 24,000 square feet of ice with friends. $25. Hours vary. Details

Brunch Buffet at Urban District Market: Start your morning with an all-you-can-eat platter of breakfast items plus a bloody mary and mimosa bar. $14-$36. 9am-2pm. Details

“Swelce” Brunch at Angry Ale’s: Taylor Swift and Kansas City Chief’s fans unite at this “Swelce” themed brunch while KC plays the Bills. There will be T. Swift-themed drinks, live music and DJ. Free. 10am-3pm. Details

Check out more upcoming events on our Event Board. Hosting an event? Reach more Charlotteans through an Event Listing, which includes placement on our Event Board and in our weekday newsletter. Have a scoop about a cool event? Submit your event.

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