Weekday Planner: 19 things to do in Charlotte this week

Weekday Planner: 19 things to do in Charlotte this week

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Presented by the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Make plans to see the U.S. museum premiere of “Isaac Julien: Lina Bo Bardi – A Marvellous Entanglement,” on display until 2/27.  


MONDAY, JANUARY 10

Ice Skating

Whitewater Center | 1-9pm, through mid-Feb. | $25 Day Pass, $6 parking | Details 

Why you should go: The holidays may have come and gone, but you can still experience winter wonderland magic at Whitewater Center’s ice skating rink.

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TikTok Essentials

Online | 7-8:30pm | $20 | Details 

Why you should go: Food and lifestyle blogger Wynee Bermudez (aka @wyneesworld) shares her tips and tricks for TikTok content that gets views.

[48-hour guide: How to spend a weekend in Charlotte with influencer Wynee Bermudez]

Find Your Muse Open Mic

Evening Muse | 7:30pm | $5 | Details 

Why you should go: Take to the stage to perform and connect with other local musicians. Sign-ups start at 7:15pm, show starts at 7:30pm.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 11

Yoga at the Mint

Mint Museum Uptown | 5:15-6:15 | $15 | Details 

Why you should go: Bring a yoga mat, some water and join NC Yoga Bar for a relaxing yoga flow fit for all skill levels.

First-Time Home Buyer Webinar

Zoom | 5:30-6:30pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Grant Wilsterman with Savvy + Co. Real Estate will give you the rundown of how much you really need for a downpayment, what happens between contract to closing, and the keys to homeownership.

Mad Miles Run Club

1501 South Mint | 6:30pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Whether you’re new to running, or run a mile every day, Mad Miles Run Club is a great way to rack up some mileage while making some new friends along the way.

Tipsy Terrarium Tuesday

Plant House | 6:30pm | $22 | Details 

Why you should go: The Plant House crew will give you an overview of succulent care and help you assemble your own terrarium. Makes for a fun evening out with friends or a cute date night.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12

Around the Crown Registration Launch

NoDa Brewing | 6-9pm | TBD | Details 

Why you should go: It’s registration launch day and to celebrate, there will be a party with running, giveaways and raffles throughout the evening.

OH Well: Boxing with Dayron Booth

Optimist Hall | 6pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Put those New Year’s resolutions in action and join fitness instructor Dayron Booth for a fun outdoor boxing class.

VIBE

Suffolk Punch | 6:30-7:15pm | $20 | Details 

Why you should go: Prepare yourself for an energizing practice that combines music, yoga, and dance to help you feel present and recentered.

Wednesday Night Live: Visual Vanguard Celebration

Harvey B. Gantt Center | 7-8:30pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Enjoy an evening of contemporary Black art and spoken word poetry from local artists.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 13

Free Range Bar Vinyl Nights

Free Range Brewing | 3-0pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: B.Y.O vinyl records and enjoy drink specials like $3 Cream of the Crop and $8 all-natural wines by the glass.

Secret Homebuying Strategies for Millennials

Zoom | 6-7pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: If 2022 is the year you’re looking to become a homebuyer, this virtual workshop will provide you with helpful information on the home buying process and a comprehensive planning guide to help you get started.

Beef & Bourbon Dinner for Kentucky’s Recovery

Red Salt by David Burke | 6:30pm | $150 | Details 

Why you should go: This benefit dinner will assist those impacted by the tornados and the severe weather that struck Western Kentucky in December of 2021. The meal will consist of Kentucky Bluegrass F1 Wagyu, Red Horse Wines and Woodford Reserve Bourbon plus specialty Kentucky Cocktail pairings.

Virtual Three Kings Day (Día de Reyes)

Online | 7-8pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: The Levine Museum invites you and your family to celebrate Three Kings Day by participating in activities like singing, dancing and other musical performances.

Punchlines at Pinhouse

Pinhouse | 7-10pm | $15 | Details 

Why you should go: National touring sensation Jenn Snyder headlines the show and is joined by some of the best comics in the Southeast.

National Geographic Live: The Secret Life of Bears

Knight Theater | 7:30pm | $19.50+ | Details 

Why you should go: Carnivore ecologist, Rae Wynn-Grant provides the audience with a fascinating look inside the secret lives of bears and ways to help humans and carnivores can coexist peacefully.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 14

Hot Chocolate Hike

Reedy Creek Park and Nature Center | 10-11am | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Go on a brisk hike then warm up with a cup of hot chocolate.

Moss Wall Workshop

PlantHouse | 6:30-8pm | Price | Details 

Why you should go: Learn how to work with moss to create a unique display to take home with you after class. Wine, local beer or non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase from the in-house bar.


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