Weekday Planner: 14 cool things to do this week including indoor putt-putt at Stroke

Weekday Planner: 14 cool things to do this week including indoor putt-putt at Stroke
  • Share on Twitter
  • Share on Facebook
  • Share by Email
  • Share on Twitter
  • Share on Facebook
  • Share by Email


MOD Pizza Strawberry Hill Grand Opening

914 Old Sardis Road | All day | Free | Details

Why you should go: The first 52 people get a free pizza or salad, and you can enter to win free pizza for a year.

Whitewater Center Ice Skating

U.S. National Whitewater Center | All day | $20 single activity pass, $6 parking | Agenda Preview

Why you should go: This new ice skating rink includes 17,000 square feet of ice on the Upper Pond of the whitewater river, and it has three areas (free skate, winter sports and a 600-foot ice trail). The skating area also has a skate-up bar where you can buy craft beer, hot chocolate, and coffee.


Whitewater Center Lights

U.S. National Whitewater Center | All day | Free, $6 parking | Agenda Preview

Why you should go: The half-mile walking trail of lights isn’t your average light show. It was created by local artist Meredith Connelly and features interactive, illuminated sculptures.


Charlotte Checkers 1950s Night

Bojangles’ Coliseum | 7 p.m. | $1+ | Details

Why you should go: It’s throwback night, which means tickets start at $1, and $1 hot dogs, 50 cent popcorn, and 50 cent soft drinks available. Don’t forget, Thursday is $1 beer night, too.

Yoga at the Dairy Barn

Anne Springs Greenway | 6:15-7:15 p.m. | $5 class, $5 to enter the greenway | Details

Why you should go: Hello, I’ve picked the perfect friend date for you. Start out with a walk along the greenway, then head to the barn for an hour-long yoga class. Friendship plus fresh air plus yoga equals bliss.

Boozy Cupcake Decorating

Blue Blaze Brewing | 6:30-8 p.m. | $40 | Details

Why you should go: Perfect friend date No. 2, if alcohol and snacking are more your speed. Learn to make — and taste test — the perfect boozy cupcake. Yum.


Osteria LuCa opening

Park Road Shopping Center, next to Chopt | All day | Free to attend | Details

Why you should go: I know, Charlotte is getting a lot of Italian restaurants. But LuCa is bringing everything you love about TRUE Crafted Pizza plus more creative pasta, hot and cold antipasti, wood-fired entrees, and salads. 

Live at the Mint: Charlotte Ballet Performance

Mint Museum Uptown | 6:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Prefer the finer things in life? Nothing says sophistication like seeing a ballet performance at an art museum (with a cocktail in hand).

Final Draught: Janis Joplin, Her Life and Music with Holly George-Warren

Town Brewing Company | 6 p.m. | $35 – includes signed book | Details

Why you should go: Hear from New York Times best-selling author and two-time Grammy nominee Holly George-Warren about her new biography of Janis Joplin. Tickets include a signed copy of the book and light bites; additional food and beer will be available for purchase


Stroke soft opening

1318 Pecan Avenue, Suite 101 | 4 p.m. | Free to attend| Details

Why you should go: If you give a Charlottean a cocktail, they’re going to want an activity. Thankfully this place delivers with a 9-hole indoor putt-putt course. Stroke owner Ashleigh Gadd says you get the “country club environment without the country club price.”


Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week

Citywide | Times vary | $30-$35 | Details

Why you should go: One of the best weeks of the year is finally here. More than 130 of the city’s top-notch restaurants are offering three-course meals for $30-$35 a person. If you haven’t treated yourself to a meal through Charlotte Restaurant Week yet, 2020 is your year.

Grace Potter

The Fillmore | 8 p.m. | $36 | Details

Why you should go: She worked with Kenny Chesney on “You and Tequila” in 2011 and “Wild Child” in 2015 but this rock singer has a pretty big following of her own. More than 3,000 people are interested in this concert on Facebook.

Citizen Cope

Neighborhood Theater | 8 p.m. | $40.50 | Details

Why you should go: “Let The Drummer Kick” anyone? Don’t miss this artist perform live.

Science on the Rocks: Wizarding World

Discovery Place Science – 301 N. Tryon St. | 5-9 p.m. | $12-$17 | Details

Why you should go: Calling all Potter heads. Make all of your Hogwarts dreams come true with wand making at Ollivander’s, a potion-making class, house sorting, and other Harry Potter-themed activities.

Looking for more things to do? Here’s the full Axios Charlotte calendar with more than 50 cool, upcoming events in Charlotte.

Story Views:
Join the 110,608 smart Charlotteans that receive our daily newsletter.
"It's good. I promise." - Emma   Emma Way