Mar 7, 2024 - Things to Do

Weekender: 28 things to do in Charlotte this weekend including brunch and live music


VINYL. Photo: Alexis Clinton/Axios

Here's a list of upcoming events happening in Charlotte March 8-10, from themed brunches to a tattoo arts festival.

FRIDAY, March 8

🩰 Charlotte Youth Ballet's Cinderella at Halton Theater at Central Piedmont Community College: Enjoy a story book ballet performance of Cinderella. $35. Times vary. Details

🏙 Rooftop Aprés Ski Party at RSVP South End: Head to the rooftop of RSVP for Aprés vibes with themed drinks and a live DJ. Free. 8pm. Details

🐕 The Farmer's Dog Pop-Up at Skiptown: Take your pup to grab a free food sample and swag. $0-$10. 5pm. Details

🍻 Passenger | Chef Showcase & Beer Tasting at Suffolk Punch Brewing: Pull up to the dinner table to taste dishes from each chef's home country with beers to pair. $60. 5:30-8:30pm. Details

🍿 Be Kind, Rewind: 90s Movie Series! at Camp North End | Ford Building: Grab a chair and cozy blanket to watch an indoor movie screening of "Good Will Hunting." Free. 7:30pm. Details

🏒 Charlotte Checkers vs. Hershey Bears at Bojangles Coliseum: Cheer on the home team as they take on the Hershey Bears. $25+. 7pm. Details

🤣 Tony Rock at The Comedy Zone: Laugh the evening away at jokes from comedian Tony Rock. $25-$30. Times vary. Details

🖌 Charlotte Tattoo Arts Festival at Park Expo Liberty Hall: Enjoy a weekend-long tattoo festival with performances, contests and vendors. $20-$40. Runs through Sunday. Details


🏃 Run Jen Run at Symphony Park: Run in the 12th annual 5k followed by a celebration with music, food vendors, expo area and a kids' fun zone. $40. 7am-10:30am. Details

🎢 Opening Weekend at Carowinds: Take the family to ride rollercoasters and enjoy attractions. $39.99. 10am-8pm. Details

🛍 VTGCLT Spring Market at Ford Building at Camp North End: Shop from 90+vintage and handmade vendors. $3. 10am-5pm. Details

🐾 Pints & Paws at NoDa Brewing Company: Let your pup party in an off-leash dog park while you sip on beer. Free. 12pm. Details

🍷 Not your typical Sauvignon Blanc Tasting at Dilworth Tasting Room: Sip on four glasses of sauvignon blanc plus snack on charcuterie. $75. 1:30pm. Details

🚺 International Women's Day Celebration at Monday Night Garden Co.: Enjoy a celebration of women with female vendors, workshops, adoptable puppies, live music and an aerial show. Free. 12pm. Details

🍦 Stuff the Stanley at South End Farmers Market - Atherton Mill: Fill up any 32-40 ounce cup with ice cream from Urban Sweets. $12.50. 11am. Details

✍️ High Vibes Tattoo Pop-Up at Resident Culture Brewing: Stop by to get a tattoo with a friend. Prices vary. 9am-6pm. Details

⚽️ Charlotte FC Away Watch Party at The Fairwood 226: Grab a bite to eat while you support Charlotte FC. Prices vary. 2-5:30pm. Details

🎬 VHS: Vintage Horror Series at Camp North End | Ford Building: Watch an indoor screening of "The Blair Witch Project." Free. 7:30pm. Details

🎤 Breathe Ink at GOODYEAR ARTS: Listen to young poets perform in a poetry slam. Free. 4-6pm. Details

🏀 Charlotte Hornets vs. Brooklyn Nets at Spectrum Center: Cheer on the Hornets as they take on the Brooklyn Nets. $19.50+. 7pm. Details

🎸 Chelsea Wolfe at The Underground: Listen to gothic rock music from signer- songwriter Chelsea Wolfe. $27.50+. 8pm. Details

SUNDAY, March 10

🎥 Oscars Viewing Party & Fundraiser at The Independent Picture House: Enjoy an evening of live streaming, local filmmaker connections, jazz, improv, raffles and trivia. $80-$130. 4-11pm. Details

🎶 ALL-DAY DJ at VINYL: Vibe to rock, hip hop and pop music from a live DJ every Sunday over drinks. Free entry. 4pm-12am. Details

🍳 Biggie Brunch at LEAH & LOUISE: Eat a four-course meal inspired by songs and lyrics from Biggie Smalls. Prices vary. 10am-2pm. Details

🍾 Ghana Independence Day SUNDAY Finale at RSVP Southend: Party to music from a live DJ, food from Jollof on Wheels and cocktails from the bar. $0-8. 7pm-12am. Details

🥞 Biggie Brunch at STATS Restaurant & Bar: Order a Biggie-inspired brunch menu item plus listen to music from a live DJ. $0-$200. 12-8pm. Details

🎊 Super Sunday Brunch Day Party at Cloud Southend: Experience Sunday fun day with hookah, mimosa towers and a live DJ. Free. 12-6pm. Details

🛍 Charlotte Open Air Market at 1720 Galleria Boulevard: Shop from local vendors outdoors. Free. 8am. 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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