This Weekday Planner is proudly presented by Count On Me CLT. Whatever you’re doing this week, do your part to stop the spread of coronavirus. You can keep yourself (and others) safe by wearing a mask, washing your hands often, and staying six feet apart from others.
MONDAY, AUGUST 10
U.S. National Whitewater Center Yoga
USNWC | 6:30 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Start your week on the right foot (literally) with Open Level Flow Yoga at the Whitewater Center.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 11
Rosa Parks Farmers Market
2020 Beatties Ford Road | 3-7 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Pick up fresh and locally sourced fruits and vegetables from the Rosa Parks Farmers Market. Face coverings required.
Why you should go: Bring your board games and listen to tunes on vinyl at Lower Left Brewing Co in South End. Free. 4- 9 p.m.
Rooftop Dance Mixx Class
Why you should go: Come out to the Metropolitan for a cardio dance class set to top hits and led by Dani of Jazzercise CLT. The class will consist of 40 minutes of high-intensity dance-based cardio, and 20 minutes of strength training and stretching. Capacity is limited to 25 people to ensure social distancing.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12
Trivia at Lenny Boy Brewing
Why you should go: Head on over to Lenny Boy Brewing and test your trivia knowledge while you enjoy a beer or kombucha. Patio seating will be available.
Why you should go: Expect music-themed bingo (Mingo), and self-pour beer/wine/komubcha. Patio seating will be available.
Home Decorating Basics with Skillpop
Why you should go: Since you’re stuck at home, why not spruce up your space? Learn the basics of interior design from self-taught decorator Kacie Cope. Kacie will help you bring your Pinterest home board to life with easy-to-follow guidelines and styling tips. This interactive virtual class will also answer some of your design questions.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 13
Cousins Maine Lobster in Cotswold Shopping Center
Why you should go: Grab a lobster lunch from Cousins Maine Lobster food truck. Choose from the signature Maine lobster roll, the lobster grilled cheese, lobster tacos, and much more.
A Talk with Author Bakari Sellers
Why you should go: Join CNN Commentator, Bakari Sellers for a timely conversation about social and political reforms throughout the country. Sellers will also discuss his new book My Vanishing Country as part of the Levine Museum of the New South’s virtual program series.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 14
Black Is Beautiful Beer Release
Why you should go: Enjoy a good beer for a good cause. Sycamore Brewing is releasing its Mocha Imperial Stout as part of an international initiative known as The Black Is Beautiful project. Sycamore will be donating 100% of the profits from the sale of this beer to projects that promote equality and inclusion.
Why you should go: Join Ziad Jazz Quartet for a virtual concert honoring the life of American jazz saxophonist, Jimmy Heath. Registration required.
Watercolor Lemons Class
Why you should go: Learn the basics of watercolor painting through this online SkillPop class. Local artist, Ali Loncar-Bridges will give you step-by-step instructions on how to mix colors to create a beautiful lemon tree. The class is open to anyone, but you will need to purchase materials in advance.
Theater Charlotte Parking Lot Performance
Why you should go: Join Theater Charlotte for its Grand Nights for Singing concert series. Bring a chair and refreshments and enjoy a small concert in the parking lot at Theatre Charlotte. Maximum of 25 audience members. Social distancing and mask required.
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