Axios Weekday Planner: 22 things to do in Charlotte this week

Axios Weekday Planner: 22 things to do in Charlotte this week

24 Hours of Booty returns to Myers Park's Booty Loop this weekend. Photo: Axios Charlotte archives via 24 Foundation

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Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit at Camp North End

1774 Statesville Ave. (Ford Building) | Now through Sept. 12, various time slots | $40+ for adults, $25+ for children age 6-16 | Details

Why you should go: Lose yourself in 500,000 cubic feet of monumental projections animating Van Gogh’s famous works, including Sunflowers and The Starry Night.


[Related story: 7 quick takeaways from my visit to Charlotte’s Immersive Van Gogh exhibit]

Tone & Tap at Protagonist Brewing South End

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

Why you should go: $5 gets you a trainer-led workout, plus a post-class drink ticket for any beer on tap.

Blue Blaze Trail Talk

528 South Turner Ave. | 6:30-7:30pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Trail Talk connects Charlotte’s growing outdoor community through conversations about hiking, backpacking, and all things related to the outdoors. Craft brews, wine, cider, and other non-alcoholic drinks will be available as well.

Flower Crown Workshop with Vin Master Wine Shop and Bookout Blooms

2000 South Blvd. | 6:30pm | $40 | Details 

Why you should go: Use dried and preserved materials to create a BOHO-inspired flower crown. Wine and bites will be provided.

Summer Cocktail Class by The Manchester

1812 South Blvd. | 6:30pm | $90 | Details 

Why you should go: Head to The Manchester to craft fruity cocktails using kiwi, grapefruit, pineapple and strawberry. Light bites will be served and guests will receive swag bags to make these cocktails at home.

The Suffolk Punch: Buttercream Piping

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

Why you should go: It’s Charlotte, of course, so brewery and bakery can exist in the same sentence. In this beginner-friendly class, you’ll learn different methods of piping with buttercream and then put your skills to the test by decorating half a dozen cupcakes. Both the cupcakes and the frosting will be infused with beer from Suffolk Punch.

Plant, Pot & Hops Workshop at Hoppin

1402 Winnifred St. | 7pm | $25 | Details 

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


Yoga at the Mint: Summer Series

500 South Tryon St. | Tuesdays, 5:15-6:15pm | Free for Mint members, $15 for non-members; registration required | Details 

Why you should go: Join NC Yoga Bar for an outdoor yoga flow on the blocked-off street of West 1st St. between Tryon and S. Church.

CLT Mindful Mingle Anxiety & Stress Support

4528 Nations Crossing Rd. | 6:30pm | Free, donations appreciated | Details 

Why you should go: This support group serves as an open space for individuals to connect with others and heal from the daily struggles of stress and anxiety through mindfulness and meditation practices.

Knights vs Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

324 South Mint St. | 7:04pm | $11-$57 | Details 

Why you should go: The Knights are back at home this week with six straight games against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. Tuesday’s game-day promotions include $1 hotdogs.


Run the Bloc Wednesdays at Camp North End

300 Camp Rd. | Wednesdays, 5:30pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Grab your running shoes and join bloc Studios for a 2- to 3-mile run around the area. The group will meet at the bloc Studios at 5:30pm and start at 5:45pm. After the run, folks are welcome to hang out at the Farmer’s Market or grab something to eat or drink at Camp North End.

Figure Drawing at 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.

Candle Making Workshop at NoDa Brewing Co.

2921 North Tryon St. | 6-8pm | $45 | Details 

Why you should go: Join Stacy Ahua of Usu Company candles for a DIY candle-making workshop. You’ll get to sample, select and blend a one-of-a-kind scent for your candle. Together, Stacy will take you step-by-step through all of the materials you need in the candle-making process. At the end of the class, you’ll leave with your own unique candle creation.

Actor’s Theatre Of Charlotte presents Rock of Ages

The Barn at MoRA, 8300 Monroe Rd. | July 28 – August 21 | $17.50 – $45.00 | Details 

Why you should go: Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte returns with an outdoor, 3-part, rock musical summer. First up is the Broadway hit “Rock of Ages.”


Houseplants 101 with Plant Therapy by Selenite Beauty

1800 Camden Rd., Ste. 104 | 6-7pm | $25, RSVP required | Details 

Why you should go: Plant Therapy’s Alicia will impart her wisdom on how to pot and care for your new plant baby. A ticket includes a plant, pot, refreshments, and endless plant knowledge. Plus attendees will receive an exclusive discount on our favorite plant-based products.

Argentinian Wine Tasting by The Artisan’s Palate

1218 East 36th St., Ste. A | 6:30-8pm | $80 | Details 

Why you should go: Experience a curated selection of Argentinian wines from Finca Decero paired with a menu of Argentinian-inspired cuisine.

River Jam at the Whitewater Center

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

Why you should go: Experience ~immaculate summer vibes~ at River Jam. Sprawl out with a blanket or a chair and listen to tunes from a stellar weekly lineup of artists across multiple genres. Taking the stage this Thursday is CBDB followed by High Divers on Friday and BadCameo on Saturday.

Billy Sunday Comedy Show featuring Jenn Snyder

1115 North Brevard St., Ste. 1 | 7-10pm (doors at 6pm) | $5 | Details 

Why you should go: Have a laugh at this comedy show hosted by Billy Sunday, featuring headliner Jenn Snyder and comedians Brooke Hayhurst, Jermaine Callando and LaTavia Reddick. 7-10pm (doors at 6pm). General admission tickets are $5. Details.

Sourdough Breadmaking with SkillPop

Online | 7-8:30pm | $20 | Details 

Why you should go: Self-taught baker Allison Steingart of Allison Bread will cover everything about sourdough. In the class, you will learn the science behind sourdough and be walked through the fermentation process.


24 Hours of Booty

Myers Park | Friday through Saturday 7pm to 7pm | Looped (walker and rider registration) $75; UnLooped registration $45 | Details 

Why you should go: Go for a ride or a stride at the 24 Hours of Booty charity cycling and walking event. ‘Looped’ registration includes participating in walking or riding, meals, snacks and music. ‘Unlooped’ registration could be any activity of your choosing whether that’s walking, hiking, swimming or running. Funds raised will support organizations dedicated to cancer navigation and survivorship.

Improv at Lenny Boy

3000 South Tryon St. | 7:30pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Charlotte Comedy Theater will be bringing the laughs to Lenny Boy. Join for the show, then stick around to enjoy a beer.

90s Pizza Party at Pinhouse

2306 Central Ave. | 9pm to midnight | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Head to Pinhouse for a night of 90s TV shows, free pizza and Kool-Aid wine slushies, plus a 90s-themed costume contest. The first 100 guests will get a free slap bracelet.

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