Weekday Planner: 14 things to do in Charlotte this week

Weekday Planner: 14 things to do in Charlotte this week
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How to Crush Your Money Goals with SkillPop

Online | 5-6:30 p.m. | $20 | Details

Details: Whether you need to pay off debt or save for a house, or want to create a travel budget Bernadette Joy will walk you through strategies and financial jargon.

Shake Shack in South End opens

1930 Camden Road | 5-9 p.m. | Varies | Details

Details: Charlotte’s second Shake Shack location opens today for takeout only service. It’s also operating on a limited menu.

shake shack south end

The South End Shake Shack opens on June 8 for takeout service only.


Kings Drive Farmers Market

938 S. Kings Drive | 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Varies | Details

Details: There’s nothing like farm-fresh foods, especially what’s in season now. Mask wearing is encouraged if you go.

Dot Dot Dot reopens for dine-in service

4237 Park Road, Ste. B (Backlot) | 5-11 p.m. | Varies | Details

Details: Find the speakeasy-like bar and restaurant hidden away in the backlot of Park Road Shopping Center. Look for a sign with three dots.


The Butchers Wine Club Tailgate Tasting

The New York Butcher Shoppe | 7 p.m. | Free members, $20 for guests | Details

Details: The Wine Club tasting events are returning tailgate-style (outdoors). This month, grab your lawn chairs, and enjoy a lineup of wines paired with steak.

Virtual Wine & Cheese Tasting Workshop

Online | 6 p.m. | $90 (up to two guests) | Details

Details: Gather around the table (virtually!) with FEAST, Assorted Table Wine Shoppe, and Orrman’s Cheese Shop for an at-home tasting. Enjoy three wines, two cheese plates, and a live-streamed tasting experience guiding you through each pairing.


Yusa featuring Gino Castillo

Middle C Jazz | 7:30 p.m. | $24 club seating, $14 patio seating| Details

Details: Treat yourself to a swanky night out with a jazz show out on Middle C’s patio and some cocktails.

River Jam Run: Virtual Edition

Virtual | anytime | $15 | Details

Details: In-person races may be halted, but you can still compete against other runners for the top spot in the 5K or 10K divisions. You choose your own route, and track your own time.

Virtual Happy Hour: Summertime Whiskey Cocktails with The Ballantyne

Online | 6-7 p.m. | $10 | Details

Details: Join Unpretentious Palate and The Ballantyne Hotel for a virtual happy hour where you’ll learn how to make summertime drinks using whiskey and how to pair the drinks with food.

DJ and Cocktail IG Live

IG Live | 6 p.m. | Free | Details

Details: Expect great music and a cocktail demonstration from Merchant and Trade bartenders. Any donations will benefit NC Restaurant Worker Relief Fund.

CLT After Dark

Online | 10 p.m. | Free | Details

Details: The new weekly variety show features various talented Charlotteans and celebrities showing off their talents, like music, comedy, theater, and dance.


Yoga Slow Flow and Stretch

Virtual | 3-4 p.m. | Free, donations accepted | Details

Details: Unwind with an hour-long slow flow yoga class, led by The Yoga Dude over Zoom. Pay what you can, if you can.  

Leah & Louise reopens for dine-in service

Camp North End | 5-10 p.m. | Varies | Details

Details: Leah & Louise was originally set to open in March, but coronavirus pushed back their grand opening to June. The Camp North End restaurant has been running its takeout program, but now it opens for dine-in service.

[Related Agenda story: Leah & Louise, Camp North End’s first restaurant, to open March 20]

ZOOM Trivia & Virtual Pub

Virtual | 7:30 p.m. | Free, donations accepted | Details

Details: Even if you’re still uneasy about socializing in person, there are virtual ways to stay connected, like Zoom trivia. So gather your friends (online) and nerd out together.

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