Weekday Planner: 18 fun things to do this week in Charlotte

Weekday Planner: 18 fun things to do this week in Charlotte

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Donation-based yoga with Habitual Roots

Romare Bearden Park | 6:30-7:30am | 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.

National Barbecue Month at Midwood Smokehouse

All Midwood Smokehouse locations | Through May 31 | Menu prices | Details 

Why you should go: May is National Barbecue Month and Midwood Smokehouse is offering a series of weekly specials at all locations to celebrate.



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.

May 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.

Knights vs. Norfolk Tides at Truist Field

324 S Mint St. | 7:04pm | $10-$20 | Details 

Why you should go: Head to Truist Field to watch the Knights take on the Norfolk Tides. Game highlights include Bark in the park where fans can bring their four-legged friends to the game.


North End Farmers Market

1701 N. Graham Street (Between The Mount and Keswick districts) | 4-8pm | Prices vary by vendor | Details

Why you should go: Now through October, you can shop local goods from vendors at Camp North End. This season’s market has a lineup of 26 vendors (16 anchor vendors and 10 rotating) that sell everything from eggs and produce to CBD products and candles.

Related story: Detailed guide to 12 Charlotte-area farmers markets

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.

Home Buying 101 with LendScout by ASMC and Allen Tate Realtors

Online | 7pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Join LendScout by ASMC and Allen Tate Realtors for a free virtual event covering the most important things you need to know before purchasing your first home.

Plant, Pot & Hops Workshop at Edge City Brewing

6209 Old Post Road | 7-8pm | $25 | Details 

Why you should go: Barry Greene of Shades of Moss Plant + Design Studio will lead a plant potting workshop on the patio of Edge City Brewing. Each ticket includes a pint of beer and plant kit with everything you need to leave with your own potted plant.


Alchemy Wine Dinner

2517 Distribution St. | 5pm & 7:30pm | $85 | Details 

Why you should go: Join Chef Ken Aponte of Alchemy for a five-course meal and wine pairing.

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.

Music at the Met

1111 Metropolitan Ave. | 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.

River Jam Run: Race Edition

5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy. | 6:30pm | $20 pre-registration, $25 day-of registration | Details

Why you should go: Rack up some mileage at the River Jam Run. Choose between a 5k loop and a 10k loop, then after the race, hang out and enjoy live music at the River Jam concert series.

Charlotte Hornets vs. LA Clippers at the Spectrum Center

333 E Trade St. | 7pm | $34+ | Details 

Why you should go: Cheer on the Hornets as they take on the LA Clippers in our hive, the Spectrum Center.



Friday Night Popup Market at the Cow

8821 JW Clay Blvd., Suite 1 | 5-9pm | Free | Details 

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

Skates and Bubbles at Unknown Brewing

1327 S Mint St. | 6-7:3opm | $40 general admission, admission + skate rental $45 | Details 

Why you should go: Screamin’ Wheels and Blades is back with another pop-up roller rink for South End Wine and Hops Fest. Go for a spin on the outdoor skating rink, enjoy jams from DJ Mekoh, then sip on some tasty sparkling wines.

Victoria Yards First Friday Movie: The Goonies

408 N Tryon St. | 6-10pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Enjoy a movie under the city skyline at Victoria Yards. Starting at 6pm there will be food trucks, alcoholic beverages and live music. The movie will start at 8:15pm, and CDC guidelines will be in place.

Cordovas & Great Peacock at Heist Brewery

1030 Woodward Ave.| 7-11pm | $20 | Details

Why you should go: Head to Heist Brewery to hear Nashville-based Americana group, Great Peacock take the stage along with co-headliner group Cordovas.

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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