Weekday Planner: 14 things to do in Charlotte this week

Weekday Planner: 14 things to do in Charlotte this week

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MONDAY, MAY 3

Amélies Mother’s Day Menu

Various Amelies locations | May 3-9 | Prices vary | Details

Why you should go: Pick out something sweet for mom with Amélies’ Mother’s Day menu. Offerings include macaron gift boxes and pre-fixed dessert boxes with options for chocolate and berry lovers.

“Monday Mashup” feat. Harriet’s Hamburgers x Papi Queso

1115 N. Brevard St. | 11am to 9pm | Menu pricing | Details 

Why you should go: Monday Mashup will be a monthly collaboration between two different Optimist Hall tenants. The first match-up, kicking off today, features Papi Queso and Harriet’s Hamburgers. Papi will have a Harriet’s burger on a cheesy bun, and Harriet’s will have Papi Queso cheese curds.

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Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club

3700 Gleneagles Road | 11am  | $50-$225 | Details 

Why you should go: Witness some of the greatest golfers in the game at The Wells Fargo Championship. There’s a pro-am Monday, practice rounds Tuesday, a pro-am on Wednesday, and then the competition kicks off Thursday. Tickets can be purchased for one day of the tournament or the whole week. Runs May 3-9.

Good Times Pop-Up Art Gallery

820 Hamilton St. | Various time slots, 5-10pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Today is the last day to check out Good Times pop-up gallery. The immersive art exhibit features works from artists in the Charlotte community.

Rhino Market Trivia

1500 W. Morehead St., Suite E | 7-9pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Head to Rhino Market for a fun night of trivia presented by Pour Entertainment.

TUESDAY, MAY 4

Be Well Birkdale Yoga Class

8712 Lindholm Drive (The Grove) | 6-7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Strike a tree pose under the trees of The Grove in Birkdale Village. Starting today, signature events hosted by Birkdale Village will be open to the public.

Charlotte Knights vs. Gwinnett Stripers

324 S Mint St. | 7:04pm | $20 | Details

Why you should go: Watch the Knights take on the Gwinnett Stripers for their season opener. Game highlights include opening “knight” fireworks.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 5

North End Farmers Market

300 Camp Road | 4-8pm | Prices vary | Details 

Why you should go: Head to Camp North End for the North End Farmers Market. Every Wednesday from April-October, you can go to pick out fresh fruits and veggies from local farmers, ranchers and food artisans. There will be 16 anchor vendors and 10 rotating vendors.

Figure Drawing with Good Postage

Camp North End | Wednesdays, 6-8pm | $10, contact Good Postage to reserve a spot | Details 

Why you should go: Join Good Postage underneath the water tower in the Boileryard for a fun figure drawing class. Bring your own materials, chairs will be provided.

THURSDAY, MAY 6

Music at the Met

1111 Metropolitan Ave. | Thursdays, 6-9pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Bring a blanket or a chair out to the patio by the greenway at the Metropolitan to enjoy live music from a new artist every week. Performing this Thursday is 77th Street Rock & Soul Revue.

Anne Springs Close Greenway Summer Concert Series

291 Dairy Barn Ln, Fort Mill | 6-9pm | $6 per person, free for members | Details 

Why you should go: Bring your family out and sit on the lawn while enjoying a fantastic lineup of bands.

River Jam at the Whitewater Center

5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy. |  6:30pm | Free, $6 parking | Details 

Why you should go: River Jam is back with live music at a one-of-a-kind outdoor venue in the middle of the world’s largest man-made whitewater river. Motherfolk is playing Thursday and The Mantras are on Friday this week.

Laughter & Charcuterie Happy Hour with Mind. Body. Baby

Virtual | 7-8:30pm | $10 | Details 

Why you should go: Tune in for a literal “happy” hour-and-a-half with comedian Lauren Ansley followed by a charcuterie instruction lead by Brittany with Something Bleu Charcuterie. You can grab your own materials to follow along or take notes for late.

FRIDAY, MAY 7

Mother’s Day Nailed It! Challenge at Sweet Spot Studio

4418 Monroe Rd. Ste. C | 6:30pm | $140 | Details 

Why you should go: See how well you work with your mom (or your kids) in a series of fast-paced challenges. Teams of two will compete in two rounds of decorating challenges.


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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