Weekday Planner: 17 things to do this week in Charlotte

Weekday Planner: 17 things to do this week in Charlotte
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Homer’s Hoppin’ Easter Deliveries

Location varies | March 29-April 2 | $99 | Details 

Why you should partake: Today is the last day to place an order for this special Easter delivery. For $99, Homer The Dragon and the Easter Bunny will hand-deliver an Easter Basket to a loved one of your choosing. The package includes a Homer T-shirt and face mask, candy-filled plastic eggs, festive bunny ears, a foam finger and other fun goodies.

Fit Atelier Plaza Midwood Pop-Up

2010 The Plaza | Times vary | Price varies | Details 

Why you should go: For the next three months, fitness studio and athleisure boutique, Fit Atelier is hosting outdoor workout classes on the brand new patio of the historic Van Landingham Estate in Plaza Midwood.

Shrooms Art Installation by Amigo and Amigo

300 E 7th St. | March 19 – April 18 | Free | Details 

Why you should go: This immersive installation features 10 giant inflatable mushroom shapes that will illuminate The Joe & Joan Martin Center at ImaginOn.


What The Fries Grand Opening

10707 Park Rd., Ste. F. | 11 a.m. | Menu prices | Details 

Why you should go: The wildly popular food truck What The Fries opens its first brick and mortar location today. Guests can expect classic What the Fries favorites, including their burgers and loaded fries, as well as some new additions and twists on existing dishes.

[Read more: Loaded fries food truck What The Fries to open first restaurant]


Free 10-Inch Cheese Pizza from Izzy’s Woodfired Pizza

2900 Griffith St. | 5-8:30 p.m. | Free with purchase | Details 

Why you should partake: Spend $10 and get a complimentary 10-inch cheese pizza from Izzy’s Woodfired Pizza at Triple C when you order using the Intown Delivery app. Offer valid through the end of March.

Sweet Spot Studio’s Homemade Candy Bars

4418 Monroe Rd., Ste. C | 6:30 p.m. | $60 | Details 

Why you should go: Learn how to make your own Twix, Kit Kat, and Snickers Bars in this homemade candy bar class. Register with caution.

Breaking Down Bias with Discovery Place

Virtual | 6:30 p.m. | Free | Details 

Why you should go: As a part of the Museum’s traveling exhibition, Artificial Intelligence: Your Mind & the Machine, Discovery Place Science this virtual event will address how bias gets encoded in the algorithms that influence millions of people.

Run Club with Taproom Social

430 W 4th St. | 6:30-9 p.m. | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Go for a 3-mile run along the route that goes past the Panthers stadium, then reward yourself with a post-run beer and a grub from a featured food truck.

Queen City Streams Series: Modern Moxie

 Online | 7 p.m. | Free, $10 donation appreciated | Details

Why you should attend: Tune in virtually to hear Modern Moxie perform live from Neighborhood Theatre.

Nerdy Night In: Ladies Who Rock

Virtual | 7:30 p.m. | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Celebrate Women’s History Month with a night of fabulous female storytellers and comedians. This event will be hosted by Jenny Kabool and Tiffany Bryant-Jackson and will feature five local performers.


Virtual Modernism + Film with the Bechtler Museum

Online | 7-9:30 p.m. | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Join the Bechtler Museum and UNC Charlotte for a viewing and discussion of the new documentary PUSH – a film that explores why people can’t afford to live in their own cities anymore.

Fighting For Women With Fashion

Online | 7 p.m. | VIP $40, GA $15 | Details 

Why you should go: Now in its 10th year, Fighting For Women With Fashion raises awareness and life-saving funds for Mecklenburg County survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The event will be emceed by WSOC-TV’s Erica Bryant.


“LOCAL/STREET” pop-up installation

2730 Randolph Rd.|March 26–28 | Free (today only) | Details

Why you should go: Make your way over to the Mint Museum Randolph for a three-day pop-up exhibition showcasing over 40 local artists of color. Masks are required, and only 50 guests will be allowed in the exhibit at the same time.

Food Truck Friday Popup Market at the Cow

8821 JW Clay Blvd #1 | 5-9 p.m. | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Shop from all local artists and vendors every Friday, and munch on delicious grub from a rotating list of food trucks, all while enjoying your favorite brews from Armored Cow.

Sushi Making Workshop with SkillPop

Online | 5:30-7 p.m. | $24 | Details 

Why you should go: From cooking the rice to rolling the sushi, Chef Rosana Rivera will take you step-by-step through the sushi-making process.

PORTRAYAL: An Alternative Portrait Exhibition at Goodyear Arts

301 Camp Rd #200 | Fridays, 6-9 p.m. | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Head to the Goodyear Arts gallery in Camp North End to check out this alternative portrait exhibition featuring the work of several talented artists. Masks, social distancing, and capacity limits will be enforced.

Haunted History Tour at Historic Rosedale

3427 N Tryon St. | 7-8 p.m. | $20 | Details 

Why you should go: If you’re interested in the supernatural, the Historic Rosedale Haunted History Tours are back. Take a guided tour of the gardens and grounds surrounding the historic 1815 house and reconstructed blacksmith shop. Masks are required and tours are limited to 20 people to allow for social distancing.

Check out more upcoming events on our Event Board. Hosting an event? Reach more Charlotteans through an Event Listing, which includes placement on our Event Board and in our newsletters’ Classifieds section. Have a scoop about a cool event? Email [email protected].

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