MONDAY, MAY 14
95. Partly cloudy. 20% chance of rain.
Rosé Patio Party
Corkbuzz | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | $23 | Tickets
Why you should go: They’ll be uncorking a 15-liter bottle of rosé — the largest in the city — and celebrating with unlimited glasses and light hors-d’oeuvres on the patio.
Angelo Negro Wine Dinner
Aqua e Vino | 7 p.m. | $85 | Details
Why you should go: This six-course wine dinner includes menu items like veal tenderloin, angus beef filet and bunet, chocolate and amaretto cookies flan. Seating is limited and reservations are required.
TUESDAY, MAY 15
89. Mostly cloudy. 20% chance of rain.
The opening of The Stanley
Why you should go: The Stanley is the newest project from Paul Verica, the mind behind Heritage, the now-closed restaurant that found a loyal following despite its Waxhaw location – which means expectations are high. Expect farm-driven, locally-focused food on a menu that will debut only when the doors open. See inside in this Agenda story.
Frontier of Firsts film premiere
Lenny Boy Brewing Co. | 7 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: The film follows both a whitewater kayaker and an Alaskan bush pilot on a whitewater expedition and explores the similarities in seemingly different passions as they take on three unrun rivers.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16
84. 80% chance of thunderstorms.
Artist reception and patio party
SOCO Gallery | 6-8 p.m. | Details
Why you should go: SOCO Gallery favorite Liz Nielsen’s new Tracing the Azimuth, a series of photograms exploring new colors and transcendent qualities, will make its debut at this party.
Thomas Davis Defending Dreams Foundation Comedy Benefit Show
Comedy Zone | 7 p.m. | $30-$35 | Tickets
Why you should go: Steve Rannazzisi of FX’s popular show The League will be headlining this year’s show, benefitting Carolina Panther Thomas Davis’ Defending Dreams Foundation, which aims to help students build important life and social skills.
THURSDAY, MAY 17
85. 60% chance of scattered thunderstorms.
Grand Opening of Clean Juice Uptown
Clean Juice Uptown (201 S. Tryon Street) | 7 a.m.-8 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: You could win free juice for a year.
5Church’s Six Year Anniversary
5Church | 6 p.m.-2 a.m. | Reservations
Why you should go: The swanky Uptown restaurant is blowing it out of the water for their 6th birthday with a 6-course tasting menu, a la carte menu, complimentary wine and beer, music and more.
BEY DAY 2018
Sugar Creek Brewing | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | $12 | Details
Why you should go: Calling all members of the Beyhive – The Jam:CLT will be dancing their way through a full Beyoncé playlist for this workout. Wigs and #Beychella gear strongly encouraged.
FRIDAY, MAY 18
85. Partly cloudy. 20% chance of rain.
NoDa Brewing Co. | 3:30-10 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: The Mojito-inspired Belgian Wit infused with mint and lime beer has developed something of a cult following – find out why at its release while you snack on TIN Kitchen.
The Techstars Experience: 3 Female Founders Share Their Story
Hygge Camp North End | 4-6 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: 3 Charlotte startups were selected to attend Techstars Austin, a 3-month accelerator program, in 2018 – and they were all female-led. Hear stories from Dina Carey (founder of Milkful), Haley Bohon (founder of Skillpop) and Meggie Williams (founder of The Waggle Company) about their challenges, breakthroughs and more.
Science on the Rocks: Don’t Try This at Home
Discovery Place Science | 5-9 p.m. | $10-$12 | Tickets
Why you should go: This NSFW night of science allows you to find out what happens when you do everything your parents and teachers told you not to, including licking a battery, combining pop rocks and soda and getting electrified by Tesla coils. 21+ only.
Friday Nights at Camp North End
Camp North End | 5-9 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Hang out in the Boileryard for food, music and more at this kid- and dog-friendly event.
That Thing You Do!
The Square at Spirit Square | 8:45 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Spread out in The Square for a screening of the 1996 fan favorite That Thing You Do! with free popcorn and concessions and beverages for purchase. BYO lawn chair.