Weekday Planner: 15 fun things to do this week in Charlotte

Weekday Planner: 15 fun things to do this week in Charlotte
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MONDAY, APRIL 5

Fat Cat Burgers + Bakeshop Reopens in Dilworth

410 Park Road | 8am | Menu prices | Details

Why you should go: Dilworth eatery Fran’s Filling Station reopens under the new name, Fat Cat Burgers + Bakeshop, and with a new menu. There’s now a walk-up window where guests can order artisan donuts and nitro coffee, plus classic menu items like fried chicken sandwiches, salads and burgers.

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.

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Ready, Set, Goal with SkillPop

Online | 5:30-7pm | $20 | Details 

Why you should go: In this class Bernadette Joy, owner of Crush Your Money Goals will walk you through building an action plan to help you achieve your financial, career, health, and relationship goals.

Tone & Tap at Protagonist LoSo

227 Southside Drive, Unit A | 6-7pm | $5 | Details 

Why you should go: For $5 you can enjoy a personal trainer-led workout class and a post-workout cold one.

Weekly trivia at Divine Barrel Brewing

3701 N. Davidson St., Suite 203 | 6:30-9pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Test your general trivia knowledge for a chance to win cool prizes. And they’ll have $8 flights and $10 unlimited crowlers.

TUESDAY, APRIL 6

Free Art Kits at Mint Museum Randolph

2730 Randolph Road | 11am to 6pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Stop by the Mint Museum Randolph to pick up a free mini art kit. This month’s art kit features a tissue paper spring flower inspired by “Spring Bouquet” by Jan van Ravenswaay.

College Baseball Returns to Truist Field

324 S Mint St. | 7:04pm | $13 | Details 

Why you should go: It’s a battle of the Carolinas as UNC plays USC at Truist Field for their fifth straight game. South Carolina fans will be seated on the first-base side, North Carolina fans will be seated on the third-base side.

Southern Flavors Class at Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen

4001-C Yancey Rd, Suite #100 | 6:30-9pm | $140 (for two people) | Details 

Why you should go: In this class, you’ll be making a burrata salad with beets and sorghum vinaigrette, grilled trout stuffed with herbs and finished with bacon jam, and a strawberry shortcake made from a sweet orange cornmeal biscuit with strawberry compote and vanilla cream.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7

Eat. Drink. Shop. LOCAL South End Passport

South End Neighborhood | April 6th through May 23rd | $20-$45 | Details 

Why you should go: When you purchase an Eat. Drink. Shop. LOCAL South End Passport you’ll gain access to exclusive deals from 55+ of South End’s best businesses. Use promo code “AXIOSCLT” at check out to save.

Sunrise Yoga at The Giddy Goat Coffee Roasters

1217 The Plaza | 6am | Donation appreciated | Details 

Why you should go: Join Habitual Roots for a 60-minute, all-levels-welcomed yoga flow. Then afterward, enjoy a free cup of coffee.

Craft Beer Dinner at Carolina Beer Temple Charlotte

2127 Ayrsley Town Blvd. Suite 101-B | 6:30-9pm | $40 | Details 

Why you should go: Enjoy a craft beer dinner hosted by Eugenia Brown, featuring Harry’s Grille & Tavern and a variety of phenomenal local craft beer and seltzer.

Bracelets & Brews at Sugar Creek Brewing

215 Southside Drive | 6:30-8pm | $35|  Details

Why you should go: Sip on kombucha or beer while you learn about the healing powers of different gemstones and crystals in this bracelet-making workshop.

THURSDAY, APRIL 8

Craft the Perfect Cheeseboard with SkillPop

Online | 7-8:15 pm | $20 | Details 

Why you should participate: Local cheese enthusiast and caterer, Tori Tippin, will teach you the tips and tricks of styling the perfect cheeseboard. You’ll learn the art of placement, cutting, pairing, and even choosing the right cheese board. Plus, you’ll learn how to make the “salami river,” a popular meat folding technique.

[Related guide: 15 must-try charcuterie and cheese boards in Charlotte]

FRIDAY, APRIL 9

University City Food Truck Friday

8821 JW Clay Blvd #1 | 5-9pm | Menu pricing | Details

Why you should go: Shop from 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.

Indie Fest at Lenny Boy Brewing Co.

3000 S. Tryon St. | 6pm | Tickets are $22, with a discount for early purchase | Details

Why you should go: Every Friday through April 30th, Lenny Boy Brewing hosts a new band to perform live from the loading dock in their Indie Fest music series. Taking the stage this Friday is The 502s with Virginia Man. Seating will be socially distanced in the parking lot. And if you can’t make it to a show, you can live stream the performance from home.


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 symphony.webber@axios.com.

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