Weekday Planner: 11 things to check out after work this week, including the debuts of the Dowd expansion and Queen’s Feast

Weekday Planner: 11 things to check out after work this week, including the debuts of the Dowd expansion and Queen’s Feast
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MONDAY, JULY 16

93. Partly cloudy. 10% chance of rain.

Midwood Dog Dash

Resident Culture Brewing Company | 6:30-10 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join The Dog Dasher for a mile-long walk through Plaza Midwood before returning to Resident Culture for a beer for you and treat from Yappy Hour Bakery for your dog.


TUESDAY, JULY 17

92. Partly cloudy. 20% chance of rain.

Beer and a Bath Night with Cousins Maine Lobster Truck

Lucky Dog Bark & Brew | 5-8 p.m. | $15 | Details

Why you should go: The dog bar’s weekly $15 Beer and a Bath Night is back with wildly popular Cousins Maine Lobster in tow. Baths are first-come, first-serve and include a beer (food may be purchased separately).

Cousins Maine Lobster

Maine Lobster Roll and Connecticut Lobster Roll, via Facebook


WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

89. 60% chance of scattered thunderstorms.

Pizza & a Pint Night

Unknown Brewing Co. | 5 p.m. | $15 | Details

Why you should go: Try Passport Dough & Co, the brewery’s permanent pizza food truck whose menu comes from the mind behind Seoul Food Meat Co., and get a pint at the same time for just $15. The pizza menu may be simple, but its unique crusts and globally-inspired toppings make it a must-try.

Wine & Charcuterie Night

8.2.0 | $15 | Details

Why you should go: The $15 charcuterie board includes two glasses of wine or sangria – yes, please.


THURSDAY, JULY 19

87. 50% chance of afternoon thunderstorms.

Mac Down Charlotte

C3 Lab | 7-9 p.m. | $15 | Details

Why you should go: Sample and vote for the best vegan mac and cheese in the city. A portion of proceeds benefit the Cotton Branch Farm Animal Sanctuary.

The Office Knight

BB&T Ballpark | 7:04 p.m. | $8+ | Details

Why you should go: If Thirsty Thursday and its $3-$5 drafts and $1 sodas aren’t enough to bring you to the game, maybe an appearance by Dunder Mifflin’s David Wallace is. He’ll be on-site to meet fans all night long (the first 2,000 of whom will receive an Office Knight t-shirt).

Courtesy of Laura Wolff/Charlotte Knights

Tiki Thursday

Dot Dot Dot | Free admission

Why you should go: The members-only speakeasy-style bar in Park Road Shopping Center’s Backlot will be featuring an extended menu loaded with Tiki classics all night.


FRIDAY, JULY 20

85. 60% chance of scattered thunderstorms.

Queen’s Feast 2018

Throughout Charlotte | until July 29 | $30-$35++ | Participating restaurants

Why you should go: Eat your way through 3-course prix fixe meals at some of the best restaurants in Charlotte during this year’s Restaurant Week, which launches tonight. This year’s lineup includes The Pump House, Bulla Gastrobar and Fin & Fino.

GW LoSo Grand Opening

3609 South Boulevard | 9 a.m. | Details

Why you should go: The newest GW boutique, a thrift store featuring curated brand name items, opens its newest location in South End this week. Take a peek into the original location in this Agenda story.

Skookum Tech Talk: Rebranding STEM to Better Engage Girls

Skookum | 12-1 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join Skookum to discuss why girls begin to lose interest in math and sciences by age 12 and how to fix it. Attendance includes free pizza.

Bechtler By Night: Splash Into Summer

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art | 5-9 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Enjoy a night of trivia, activities, artwork and more at this monthly get together. Activities, exhibitions and classroom lectures are free, but food and drink will be available for purchase.

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