Apr 18, 2024 - Things to Do

Weekender: 37 things to do in Charlotte this weekend including wine and street festivals

Camden Commons in South End

Camden Commons, South End's popular street festival, is back on April 21. Photo: Axios archives

You can spend the entire weekend outdoors if you get active at the Whitewater Center's Tuck Fest or at the Camden Commons street festival in South End.

Friday, April 19

πŸͺ Decorate cookies and learn icing techniques at Sweet Spot Studio. | $65 | 6:30pm | Details

🀣 Spend the evening laughing with Crescendo Musical Improv at Charlotte Comedy Theater | $15 | 6:30pm | Details

🍽️ Enjoy a silent auction with dinner and drinks to benefit The David Moore Foundation at Hopfly Brewing Company | $50 | 6pm | Details

⚾️ Cheer on Charlotte Knights as they take on Syracuse Mets at Truist Field | $23+ | 7:04pm | Details

πŸ§‘β€πŸ”¬ Science on the Rocks at Discovery Place Science | $18-$22 | 6-10pm | Details

🀣 Comedian Kountry Wayne brings his "King of Hearts" tour to Ovens Auditorium | $39-$79 | 7:30-10pm | Details

🌊 Tuck Fest, one of the best annual events in Charlotte features headliners Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Margo Price and Courtney Barnett. | Free | Times vary | Details

✍️ Celebrate the release of Taylor Swift's new album, "The Tortured Poets Department" at Urban District Market. | Free | 6pm | Details

🎢 Spend an evening with television writer and producer Phil Rosenthal at Knight Theater. | $39.50 | 7pm | Details

⚑️ Move and groove to a night of Grateful Dead hits at The Music Yard. | $17+ | 6pm | Details

πŸ’˜ "Love is Blind" meet and greet with Lydia Arleen and Amy Tiffany at Suffolk Punch | Free | 5-8pm | Details

Saturday, April 20

🍷 Unwind with Charlotte Wine + Food Week Grand Tasting at The Union at Station West | $175 | 7pm | Details

πŸ’¨ Celebrate 4/20 with live music, food trucks and giveaways at Seed to Soul Dispensary | Free | 10am | Details

πŸƒ Check out CBD vendors and live music for 4/20 Fest at Sycamore Brewing | Free | 2pm | Details

πŸ¦ͺ Shuck & Slurp with an oyster roast for Arts+ at Birdsong Brewing | $10-$58 | 2pm | Details

πŸƒ Pop into a 4/20 Edition of Truth or Dare Comedy at Birdsong Brewing | Free | 7pm | Details

🍰 Stop by the grand opening of the local nonprofit coffeeshop Cakeable Cafe in Uptown | Free | 10am | Details

🌿 Learn how to grow edible flowers and cocktail herbs with the Garden to Glass Experience at Unpause Your Dream Creative Studio | $40 | 4-6pm | Details

πŸ˜‹ Enjoy CBD-infused desserts through a Magical Mystery Dope Date Night at Sweet Spot Studio | $190 per couple | 4:20pm | Details

β˜•οΈ Celebrate 4/20 and Hemp & Tea Company's Anniversary at All Charlotte-area locations | Free | 9am | Details

🏠 Chantilly Home Tour and Backyard Bash at Chantilly Neighborhood | $35-$38 | 10am | Details

πŸ‹οΈβ€β™€οΈ Join a morning workout at MOTION Fitness | Free | 9:30am | Details

🍷 Taste several wines with the Wine & Food Festival at Ballantyne's Backyard | $49-$89 | 12-6pm | Details

πŸƒRichard Sheltra Memorial 10k, 5k and fun run at Belle Johnston Community Center in Pineville. | $35+ | 7:45am-9:15am | Details

🎢 Mariah the Scientist - To Be Eaten Alive Tour at The Fillmore | $244+ | 8pm | Details

πŸ›» Head to Monster Jam to watch monster trucks at Spectrum Center | $20+ | 1pm | Details

Sunday, April 21

🍴2nd Annual Queens Charity Lunch at Marriott Hotel & Conference Center | $100-$150 | 10am | Details

🍾 Vibe to Better Luck Tomorrow's R&B day party at RSVP Southend | $15+ | 5pm | Details

πŸŽ‰ Celebrate Arbor Day at Divine Barrel Brewing | Free | 1pm | Details

πŸ›οΈ Shop from Charlotte Vintage Market at Optimist Hall | Free | 11am-8pm | Details

🀍 Dress in all white for an Entrepreneurial Network Mixer at Skyline Terrace Rooftop | $15-$50 | 3-7pm | Details

🐐 Goat Yoga at NoDa Brewing Company-North End | 10:30am-12:30pm | $40 | Details

🀩 Watch live performances with Glow Gala at 200 South College Street | $50 | 6-9pm | Details

🧘 Yoga at Southern Strain Plaza Midwood | $12 | 11am-12pm | Details

πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈ Walk through South End as it transforms into pedestrian-friendly Camden Commons, featuring family-friendly games, vendors and good vibes | Free | 11am-5pm | Details

⚽️ Charlotte FC vs. Minnesota United FC at Bank of America Stadium | $39 | 6-7:30pm | Details

⛹️‍♂️ Harlem Globetrotters 2024 World Tour at Bojangles Coliseum | $34-$134 | 3-10pm | Details

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