MONDAY, JANUARY 4
Margarita Mondays at RuRu’s Tacos & Tequila
715 Providence Rd. | 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. | $5 | Details
Why you should go: RuRu’s is selling all their popular cocktails to-go for the same price as dine-in. All cups are sealed for safe and secure transport. Order with any takeout or call-in order.
Speedway Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway
5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord | Ends January 17 | Varies | Details
Why you should go: Spend a day at the speedway. Lace-up your skates and take to the ice on the 5,400-square-foot ice rink, then hop in the car to enjoy the 3.75-mile-long light display.
Half-priced Sushi Rolls and Cocktails To-Go at O-Ku
2000 South Blvd Ste. 510 | 4-10 p.m., Monday & Wednesday | Varies | Details
Why you should go: Enjoy your favorite sushi rolls and cocktails at half-price for two days only. O-ku is also offering cocktails to-go.
Design a Squarespace Website with SkillPop
Online | 5:30-7 p.m. | $20 | Details
Why you should go: If you plan to pick up a new hobby or start a business in the new year, a website can be a great way to grow and showcase your work. In this class, Allison Conway, Founder and Creative Director at Sealevel Agency will share the knowledge and tools you need to build your own website on Squarespace.
Taproom Trivia: Mean Girls Brewers at 4001 Yancey
4001-A, Yancey Rd. | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Break out your velour tracksuits (and matching masks) then head to Brewers at 4001 Yancey for a round of taproom trivia that is “so fetch.” Select draft brews will be $3 all-day.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 5
Bounce’d Trampoline Class with Fit Atelier
227 W Trade St. | 7-8 a.m. | $23 | Details
Why you should go: Start your morning off with a fun workout with fitness studio and athleisure boutique, Fit Atelier. This class uses mini rebounders (trampolines) to sculpt, and help you work up a full-body, cardio burn.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6
How to Buy a House with SkillPop
Online | 5:30-7 p.m. | $20 | Details
Why you should go: Buying a house can seem really daunting, but local realtor Kim Parati is here to walk you through the home-buying process. Kim will cover topics like choosing your neighborhood, knowing how much home you can afford, and the process – from applying for a loan to getting to the closing table. This virtual class is discussion-based so bring your preferred method of note-taking.
Basic Knife Skills with Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen
4001-C Yancey Road, Suite 100 | 6-9 p.m. | $65 | Details
Why you should go: Take your at-home cooking skills to the next level. You’ll learn the proper technique of caring for and handling a chef’s knife. With a little bit of practice, this foundation will help you slice, dice, chop, and mince like a pro.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 7
French Macaron Class at Sweet Spot Studio
4418 Monroe Rd. Ste. C | 6:30 p.m. | $65 | Details
Why you should go: This in-person class will teach you the Swiss meringue method of making French Macarons.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 8
Joe Gransden & Maria Howell: Together Again! at Middle C Jazz
300 S Brevard St. | 6 & 8 p.m. | $36 club seating | Details
Why you should go: Singer, voice artist, and actress Maria Howell joins trumpeter and vocalist Joe Gransden in a jazz reunion at Middle C Jazz club. Craft cocktails and small plates begin at 6 p.m. and patio seating is available first-come, first-served.
Virtual Jazz at the Bechtler: Post-Holiday Blues with Ziad Jazz Quartet
Online | 7 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Cure your post-holiday blues by tuning in to hear the Ziad Jazz Quartet play live from the Bechtler.
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