Agenda of the week: 21 things to do in Charlotte this week
Fuel the vote
NoDa Brewery | 5:30 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Join You Can Vote, the Roaring Riot, the Mint City Collective and the Crown Club for an evening of beers, small bites and conversation about the midterm elections.
Go further: Axios Voter’s Guide to the November 2022 Elections in Mecklenburg County
CLT Social Club: tango lessons + dance party
The Giddy Goat Coffee Roasters | 7pm-11pm | $30 | Details
Why you should go: Tango lessons, empanadas, cocktails, dancing and friends – what more could you ask for? Tickets include your first drink, lessons per Tango CLT and a short performance by world famous tango duo Los Totis.
Trivia at Triple C
Why you should go: Head to Triple C Brewing every Monday for trivia. Don’t forget to dine in their food truck, Izzy’s Wood Fried Grill.
national taco day
Various locations | All day | Prices vary
Why you should go: Several local tacos have deals on tacos today, including Sabor ($1.49 Jacos Autenticos and $2 Tacos Americanos), Resident Culture South End (2 Tacos and a beer for $10), Paco’s Tacos & Tequila (tthree taco plates for $20) and Poplar Street Cafe and Wine Bar ($3 tacos), to name a few.
Screening of the film Little Shop of Horrors
Why you should go: Take a quick drive to Boone to watch this cult classic on the big screen. Little Shop of Horrors is a horror musical comedy film directed by Frank Oz, released in 1986.
Yoga for all levels in the barrel room at Catawba Brewing Co.
Catawba Brewing Co. | 6-7 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Stretch, socialize and sip at Catawba Brewing Co. The event is held indoors, so you’ll have it rain or shine. Go for the yoga, nama’ stay for the drinks.
Comedy Night at Starlight on the 22nd
Starlight on the 22nd | 7 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Practice your funniest part in front of a crowd at Starlight’s Open Mic Comedy Night.
Go further: Follow your star to NoDa’s new bar: Starlight on 22nd is now open
Retro horror series at Ayrsley Grand Cinemas
Great Ayrsley Cinema | Now until November 3; 7pm-9pm | $5 | Details
Why you should go: Calling all horror moviegoers! Kick off your spooky season by enjoying one of the best lineups of 10 classic scary movies the city has to offer. As a bonus, the theater has reserved reclining seats as well as beer and wine available for purchase.
“DINING ON A CARPET”
Johnson & Wales University Courtyard | 6pm-8pm | $125 | Details
Why you should go: Internationally acclaimed chef Fatmata Binta will bring her interactive dinner series to Charlotte for the first time. In partnership with lifestyle brand Afro in CLT, the event will immerse guests in a five-course outdoor dining experience that stimulates the senses.
North Farmer’s Market
North camp | 4pm-8pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Every Wednesday from April to October, shop among an eclectic mix of farmers and other small businesses that pop up along Keswick Avenue between the Mount and Keswick neighborhoods.
Salsa night at the El Puro garden
El Puro Cuban Restaurant | 8 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Free salsa lessons from 8.30pm every Wednesday and social dancing afterwards.
Go further: 16+ Hispanic and Latino restaurants to visit for Hispanic Heritage Month
Wednesday night live
Levine Center for the Arts | 5pm-9pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: The series features attractions such as thought-provoking exhibits and live musical performances. WNL participants also get free entry to the Mint Museum, Bechtler, and Harvey B. Gantt Center every Wednesday from 5-9 p.m.
Midnight Community Blood Drive Mulligan’s Brewery
Midnight Mulligan’s Brewery | 4pm-9pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Blood banks desperately need donations. Everyone who donates blood receives a $10 gift card to MMB and a tree will be planted in Uganda in each donor’s name. Stick around for a beer and live music from Jake HaldenVang.
Crossroads Cinema: Jumanji
North camp | 8 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Join Camp North End and Aurora Star Lit Cinema for iconic films from the 80s and 90s on a giant screen every Thursday. Don’t Forget BYOLawnChair.
University Scholarship Fair
The Carole Hoefener Center | 9am-1pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Charlotte and area high school students will have the opportunity to discuss scholarships with college and university representatives. Various schools participate, from large private and public universities to small liberal arts colleges.
Support Charlotte’s Impact 704 Academy
North camp | 6pm-8pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Meet members of your community who share your desire to have an impact on the city. This is the first of three events in Sustain Charlotte’s advocacy-focused series on sustainable land use and transportation. The next ones will take place on November 10 and December 15.
Fall in the class of fall cocktails
The cocktail in the South End | 6.30-8pm | $90 | Details
Why you should go: In this class, you’ll make three cocktails that incorporate seasonal flavors and ingredients that would be perfect to kick back and enjoy as you watch the leaves turn into all the beautiful colors of fall.
Taste of Charlotte
Field Truist | Oct 7-9 | Free | Details
Why you should go: This three-day food festival showcases samples of the region Restaurants. Admission is free and fun for the whole family. shopping festival coins use for restaurant samples, drinks and children’s activities.
Gilde Brewery | Oct 7-9 | Free | Details
Why you should go: Gilde, one of Germany’s oldest breweries, will offer live music, a mug-holding contest and family entertainment at its new South End location.
Sip and Paint
321 Bar & Lounge | 8pm-10pm | $20 | Details
Why you should go: Paint on R&B hits in Uptown. Your $20 ticket includes everything you need to paint your masterpiece, parking, and a raffle ticket.
FactoryHouse | 6.30-8pm | $35 | Details
Why you should go: During this hands-on experience, the PlantHouse team will let go of their knowledge of succulent/cactus plant care and planter assembly. Choose from a variety of succulents/cacti and dozens of decorating options to create a room that’s uniquely your own.
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