Mar 21, 2024 - Things to Do

Weekender: 32 things to do in Charlotte this weekend including Art After Dark and live music

Art After Dark at Harvey B Gantt Center in Uptown. Photo: Alexis Clinton/Axios

Art After Dark at Harvey B Gantt Center will return this Friday, March 22 in Uptown. It's free to attend from 6-10pm. Photo: Alexis Clinton/Axios

There are plenty of fun and free things to do this weekend from a popular after-dark museum experience to an indoor movie screening.

FRIDAY, March 22

Improv with Fake Adults at Charlotte Comedy Theater: Laugh the night away at jokes from local comedians. $15. 7:30pm. Details

Moulin Rouge! The Musical at Belk Theater at Blumenthal Arts Center: Watch the Tony award-winning musical of Moulin Rouge. $35. Times vary. Details

Heart of the Home Tour at Multiple Locations: Tour five homes with live music from CLT Symphony Youth Orchestra. $25-$35. Times vary. Details

Isabella Santos Foundation at The Revelry North End: Dress up for a 1920s-themed evening with cocktails, music and a live auction. $45. 6:30pm-11pm. Details

Wagner & Strauss at Knight Theater: Listen to a musical performance of Böhme's virtuosic Trumpet Concerto. $15+. 7:30pm-9:30pm. Details

Savor Charlotte at Multiple Locations: Enjoy prix fixe dining deals from restaurants and hands-on experiences from local chefs. Prices vary. Runs through March 26. Details

Be Kind, Rewind: 90s Movie Series at Camp North End | Ford Building: Watch an indoor screening of "The Shawshank Redemption". Free. 7:30pm. Details

Jon Batiste at The Fillmore: Enjoy a musical performance from Jon Batiste in during his UNEASY Tour stop in Charlotte. $90+. 8pm. Details

Art After Dark: Southern Digital at Harvey B. Gantt Center: Celebrate the Mecca of Digital Arts with music, painting, exhibits, engaging discussions and rooftop views. Free. 6-10pm. Details

Spring Fever Comedy Show at Southern Strain Plaza Midwood: Unwind from the work week with jokes and drinks. Free. 6-7pm. Details

SATURDAY, March 23

5th Annual Mother Shuckin Oyster Roast at NoDa Brewing Company: Feast on dozens of oysters plus enjoy live music, a painting station and lawn games. Proceeds benefit The Bulb. $32-$58. 3pm. Details

HopFly TAILGATE at HopFly: Prep yourself for the CLT FC game with beer, food, games, vendors and music. Free. 4pm. Details

Pop, Lock & Shop It at NC Dance District: Take a free dance class plus mimosas and shopping. Free. 2pm. Details

Charlotte FC vs. Columbus Crew Match at Bank of America Stadium: Cheer on Charlotte FC as they take on Columbus Crew while celebrating Girls & Women in Sports Theme Night. $38+. 7:30pm. Details

Hop To Midtown at Metropolitan: Take the kids to get pictures with the Easter bunny plus enjoy crafts and face painting. Free. 11am-2pm. Details

Communication Counts 5k at McAlpine Creek Park: Participate in the 5th annual 5K run and Kids Dash. $15-$45. 8:30am-11am. Details

Tamia & Joe at Bojangles Coliseum: Vibe to award-winning R&B artists Tamia and Joe. $74-$255. 8-10pm. Details

Community Impact Film Series: Women's Health at Independent Picture House: Enjoy wellness workshops, award-winning films plus panel discussions on cancer awareness and reproductive health. Free. 11am-3pm. Details

Fight For Air Climb - Charlotte at The Vue: Assemble your crew to help you climb stairs. Proceeds benefit the American Lung Association. $35-$45. 8am-12pm. Details

Yoga at Sycamore Taproom: Start your morning with an hour yoga class. Prices vary. 10-11am. Details

No Man's Land at Camp North End: Stop by a festival filled with 100+ women-owned business vendors, music and hands-on experiences to celebrate International Women's Month. $10. 11am-7pm. Details

Be Our Guest at The Underground: Sing along to 90s and 2000s Disney songs all night. $10+. 9pm. Details

R&B INDOOR FESTIVAL at Oasis Shriners: Enjoy a music festival with vendors from clothing to food. $10+. 3:30-11:30pm. Details

SPACE JAM: March Madness Weekend Finale at Superstarz CLT: Pull up to a March Madness Weekend-themed party. $0-$15. 10pm-2am. Details

Just Kickin' It at SouthPark Mall: Enjoy music, customization stations, panel discussions plus food and drinks. Free. 3-6pm. Details

SUNDAY, March 24

We Them One's Comedy Tour at Bojangles Coliseum: Enjoy a night of laughter from a lineup of comedians like Mike Epps, DeRay Davis, DC Young Fly, Lil Duval and Karlous Miller. $70-$234. 7-10pm. Details

A Slice of Bluegrass at Triple C Brewing Company: Vibe to live music from Eternally Grateful on the patio. Free. 1pm. Details

Femme Noire: Rage Against Patriarchy at MACFLY FRESH PRINTING CO.: Join conversation and workshops to empower the voices of Black women. Free. 1:30-4:30pm. Details

Southern Fried Kickback Day at RSVP South End: Celebrate the southern hip-hop culture with music from a live DJ, food trucks and cocktails. $8. 6-11pm. Details

Goat Yoga at NoDa Brewing Company-North End: Take a yoga class with goat cuddles. $40. 10:30am-12:230pm. Details

How to Make Margaritas at Superica: Take a hands-on cocktail class from Superica mixologist Lara Creasy. $45. 4-5pm. Details

Burn & Brunch at Trolley Barn Fermentory: Jump in to a HITT Workout class with a complimentary drink afterwards. $10. 10am-12pm. 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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