Weekday Planner: 16 things to do in Charlotte this week

Weekday Planner: 16 things to do in Charlotte this week
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MONDAY, APRIL 12

Donation-based yoga with Habitual Roots

Romare Bearden Park | 6:30am | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join Habitual Roots bright and early at Romare Bearden Park for a 60-minute yoga flow. All levels are welcomed.

Trolley Barn Hiring Event at Legion Brewing South Park

5610 Carnegie Blvd. | 2-6pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: The highly anticipated brewery and restaurant coming to Atherton Mill is now hiring. Hiring managers will be present to answer questions and provide details about open positions. If you can’t make it to Monday’s event, resumes can be sent to info@trolleybarnclt.com.

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Tone & Tap at Protagonist LoSo

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

Why you should go: Head to Protagonist South End for a fun, team-oriented workout in the taproom. All fitness levels are welcome and your ticket includes the class and a drink ticket to use afterward.

TUESDAY, APRIL 13

April Beer Dinner at The Suffolk Punch

2911 Griffith St. Ste. A | 6:30-8:30pm | $65 | Details

Why you should go: Treat yourself to an elevated five-course dining experience presented by Suffolk Punch Executive Chef Michael Rayfield. Each course will be paired with a beer hand-selected by the Head Brewer to compliment the flavors of each dish.

Charlotte Hornets vs. Los Angeles Lakers

333 E Trade St.|  8pm | $65+ | Details

Why you should go: Cheer on the playoff-contending Hornets as they take on the Los Angeles Lakers at home in the Spectrum Center. Arena seating with be socially distanced and face masks are required.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14

Charlotte Wine + Food Week

Location varies | April 14-18 | Ticket prices vary | Details 

Why you should go: There are still a few event openings to register for including the Vintner Dinner featuring Davidson Wine Co. and a five-course sake dinner.

5th Annual University City Wine Fest

University City | April 14-18 | $10+ | Details 

Why you should go: The five-day-long festival will take place along the boardwalk at Shoppes at University Place and include tastings, live music, and a wine dinner.

Spring Cocktails Workshop with SkillPop

Online | 7-8:30pm | $24 | Details 

Why you should go: Learn how to make fun and fresh spring-themed cocktails with expert mixologist Chad Whittington as your instructor.

THURSDAY, APRIL 15

Chinoiserie Squirrel Pop-Up Show

109 Winona Street | April 15-17, 9am to 4pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Shop multiple vendors and score fun finds at the Chinoiserie Squirrel pop-up sale.

ArtBreak with the Levine Center for the Arts: Female Empowerment

Online | Noon to 12:30pm | Price | Details 

Why you should go: ArtBreak is the monthly discussion between The Mint, Bechtler, and Gantt Center that highlights a work of art from one of the museums. The topic for this month’s event is female empowerment and the featured work is “Morphed Beauty” by Chelle Barbour.

Power Afterhours Fitness Series

11405 North Community House Road | 6-7pm | Free for SweatNET members, $15 for the general public | Details 

Why you should go: Head to Kosonen Park in Ballantyne for a high-energy, circuit-style workout. Bring a mat and water bottle. All fitness levels are welcome, and social distancing guidelines will be in place.

Wing Haven’s Spring Plant Sale

248 Ridgewood Ave. | April 15-17, 9am to 5pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Pick up some of Wing Haven’s floral favorites at the biannual plant sale. Shop their wide variety of plants in-person via pre-scheduled 50-minute time slots. All proceeds benefit Wing Haven’s gardens and programs.

FRIDAY, APRIL 16

Simpson’s Produce Farmers’ Market

938 S Kings Drive | 6am to 7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Shop fresh fruits and veggies and other local goods at the outdoor farmers’ market.

Earth Day Celebration Weekend

Anne Springs Close Greenway | 9am to 6pm | Free for members, $5 for nonmembers | Details 

Why you should go: Celebrate Earth Day at Anne Springs Close Greenway and enjoy a weekend of earth-focused events, like an art show, fishing clinics, reptile encounters, campfire snacks demos, a guided hike history.

West End Food Truck Friday

528 S Turner Ave. | 4-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Head to Blue Blaze Brewing to enjoy dishes from local food trucks paired with great brews. West End Food Truck Friday is dog- and family-friendly.

Covered Tracks: An Outdoor Murder Mystery

300 Camp Road | 6:30pm & 8:30pm | $25 | Details 

Why you should go: Travel back in time to solve the murder of a technology titan in this immersive, outdoor experience hosted by Theater Charlotte. You and a small group of investigators will hear suspects’ testimony, gather clues and hold your own interrogations. Groups can be booked for six to eight people.


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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