Agenda Weekday Planner: 18 things to do in Charlotte this week

Agenda Weekday Planner: 18 things to do in Charlotte this week
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16

HIIT FYX Pop-Up Boot Camp

Freedom Park, 1900 East Blvd. | 7:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., and 5:45 p.m. | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Drop-in for a 45-minute bodyweight focused workout that is sure to get your heart pumping.

Superica Grand Opening in Strawberry Hill

4219 Providence Rd. | 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: The popular South End, Tex-Mex spot is opening a second location in South Park with all the menu favorites like tacos, margaritas, and queso fundido.

[Related Agenda Story: Tex-Mex favorite Superica opens soon in Strawberry Hill. Here’s how to get free breakfast tacos]

Yoga Basics with Habitual Roots at Devil’s Logic Brewing

1426 E. 4th St. | 6-7:15 p.m. | $11.11 (minimum donation) | Details

Why you should go: This yoga session will take you through a series of heart opener and cool down poses, as well as alternative nostril breath. Open to all yoga levels.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17

Lunchtime Yoga at Anne Springs Close Greenway

388 Dairy Barn Lane | 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | $10 for nonmembers, $5 for members | Details

Why you should go: Break up the workday and bring awareness to your mind, body, and breath during this lunchtime yoga class. Bring a yoga mat and water bottle.

Pie Making Class with Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen

4001 Yancey Road | 6-9 p.m. | $140 (for two people) | Details

Why you should go: Tonight’s class will show you how to make three kinds of pies: sweet potato pie with ginger meringue, apple and rosemary hand pies, and squash and goat cheese galette.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Wine Down Wednesday at Skiptown

222 Rampart St. | 5-9 p.m. | Details

Why you should go: Grab your pals and treat yourself to a mid-week outing. Wine bottles are half off, and glasses of wine are $1 off. Your pup deserves a treat too — make sure to grab them a doggy beer. And if you can’t get enough, head back on Thursday night for “Friends” trivia.

Snitches Get Stitches

Petty Thieves Brewing Co., 413 Dalton Ave. Ste. B | 7 p.m. | $30 | Details

Why you should go: Cross stitches, that is. Whoever said cross-stitching is for grandmas clearly lied. Make something for a friend or for yourself.

NBA Draft Night Watch Party at Pinhouse

2306 Central Avenue | 7 p.m. | Details

Why you should go: Join Bring Back the Buzz to watch as the Charlotte Hornets make their selection with the 3rd overall pick in the NBA draft. This is a socially distanced event that will feature TVs inside and outside on a large patio. Masks are required. Specials include Hornets gear giveaways, $3 select beers, and wine for $1 per ounce.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19

Queen City League Thanksgiving Food Drive

Pinhouse, 2306 Central Ave. | 4:30-7 p.m. | canned goods or a monetary donation | Details

Why you should go: Drop off new and unopened shelf-stable goods to help Queen City League provide meals to families this Thanksgiving.

Glow-in-the-Dark Bootcamp

Cullman Park, 14120 Ballantyne Corporate Place | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | $5 | Details 

Why you should go: Don your brightest workout gear and get ready to shine in this glow-in-the-dark group workout at Cullman Park in Ballantyne. Proceeds from the class benefit the Ballantyne Virtual Food Drive for Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. Bring a workout or yoga mat and some water.

Paella Party at Poplar Restaurant & Bar

224 W. 10th St. | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $70 | Details

Why you should go: Reserve your spot for this paella and Spanish wine pairings event.

Skyline Drive-In at Camp North End

1824 Statesville Ave. | 7-10 p.m.| $30 | Details

Why you should go: Enjoy a movie with a skyline view. Tonight’s screening is of  “Miracle” (PG). Tickets are $30 per car and can be purchased here.

Unplugged & Live: Virtual Concert Series

Online | 7-9 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Tune in every third Thursday for virtual performances featuring solo-acoustic and duo-acoustic singer-songwriters. Taking the stage for tonight’s performance is Ali Steele + Katera.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20

University City Food Truck Friday at Armored Cow Brewing Co.

8821 JW Clay Blvd. | 4-9:30 p.m. | Menu Pricing | Details

Why you should go: Head over to Armored Cow Brewing Co. to enjoy live music and food trucks. This week’s food truck line-up includes Ace of Spuds, Another Food Truck, Chimi Spot, ScratchKitchen CLT, Donut I Love You, Yappy Hour, and music by Heroes at Last.

A Shot in the Dark Trail Race at U.S. National Whitewater Center

5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy. 6-8:30 p.m. | 5K distance: $32,  10K distance: $37  | Details

Why you should go: Let glowsticks, neon clothing, and lasers illuminate the trails for this nighttime race. Participants have the option to run the 5K or 10K distance through the Whitewater Center trail system. Stick around after the race for awards, fire pits, and music at the Pump House Biergarten.

Uptown Street Eats

N. Tryon St. | 6-9 p.m. | Varies | Details

Why you should go: All weekend there will be street dining and pop-up entertainment throughout Uptown, as part of the Show UP for Uptown push. Find free and reduced parking sites here.

A Night of Zac Brown Band feat. 20 RIDE at The Music Yard

2433 South Blvd. | 6-11 p.m. | $80+ | Details

Why you should go: 20 RIDE, the popular Zac Brown Tribute band, will play all your favorites and some cool covers too.

Movies at Victoria Yards

408 N. Tryon St. | 6:30-10:30 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Starting at 6:30 p.m., you can enjoy food trucks and live music. Then at 8:30 p.m. catch a screening of “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw.” Seating is extremely limited, and attendees must follow CDC guidelines.


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