Weekday Planner: 19 things to do in Charlotte this week

Weekday Planner: 19 things to do in Charlotte this week

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 18

Ice Skating

Whitewater Center | 1-9pm; through mid-February | $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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Hike For Your Health

Reedy Creek Nature Preserve | 5-6pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Get out for some fresh air and enjoy the tree-lined trails of the preserve during this medium-to-fast-paced hike.

Yoga at The Met

Metropolitan | 6-7pm | $15 for non-members; free for Sweatnet members | Details 

Why you should go: Bring a mat and join Charlotte Yoga for an all-levels flow.

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.

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19

Figure Drawing

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

Why you should go: Bring a sketchbook and join Good Postage in the event space in the Raceway (next to Hex coffee) for a fun figure drawing session. Masks are mandatory.

Bardo x Street Commerce 7-Course Runway Dinner

Bardo | 6-9:30pm | $200 | Details 

Why you should go: Experience food and fashion inspired by the work of Maison Martin Margiela. Expect seven runway looks styled by Street Commerce, paired with seven dishes and drink options.

VIBE

Suffolk Punch Brewing | 6:30pm | $20 | Details 

Why you should go: This fitness class combines music, yoga and dance to create a unique exercise experience perfect for all levels.

How to Buy a House

SkillPop | 7-8:30pm | $20 | Details 

Why you should go: Buying a home doesn’t have to be intimidating. Join realtor Kim Parati virtually as she walks you through the home buying process and shares her tips for creating a strategy.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 20

Free Range Bar Vinyl Nights

Free Range Brewing | 3-10pm | 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.

ArtBreak

The Mint Museum Uptown | 12-12:30pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Connect with museum educators and experts from the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, the Mint Museum and the Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture for a deep dive into one work of art or artist from each respective museum.

Resumes that Win

SkillPop (Virtual) | 5:30-7pm | $24 | Details 

Why you should go: Give your resume a makeover with the help of  Tiffany Waddell Tate, CEO of Career Maven Consulting. You’ll learn overall best practices for effective resume writing and how to leverage the ‘right’ keywords to help your resume stand out.

OH Well: The Jam CLT

Optimist Hall | 6pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: This dance fitness class is designed to feel like you’re at a club dancing with friends all while getting in a great workout. This is an outdoor class that will meet on the patio above El Thrifty.

Winter Vegetarian and Vegan Cooking

Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen | 6:30-9pm | $75 | Details 

Why you should go: Prepare a fully plant-based meal that utilizes vibrant, seasonal flavors. On the menu is stuffed cabbage, marinated and grilled tofu with fennel-leek sauce and pavlova with winter strawberry sauce and pistachio whipped cream.

In-studio Sweat

Hustle House | 6:30-7:30pm | $15 general public, free for SweatNET members | Details 

Why you should go: You’ll definitely break a sweat during this 50-minute HIIT workout, so bring a friend and a water bottle.

Modernism + Film

Virtual | 7:30pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Join the Bechtler Museum for a virtual screening of the 2017 documentary Brasilia: Life After Design. The film chronicles the stories of citizens of Brazil’s capital city, Brasilia during the era of Lina Bo Bardi.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 21

Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week

Participating restaurants | January 21-30 | $30-$45 | Details 

Why you should go: Restaurant week is an excellent opportunity to try new dining destinations or revisit your go-to spots. Seventy restaurants in the area will offer a three-course meal deal for $30, $35, $40, or $45 per person.

Air Plant Hoop Workshop

PlantHouse | 6:30-8pm | $40 | Details 

Why you should go: Learn how to create your very own decorative wreath using your choice of plants and decor.

Hornets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Spectrum Center | 7pm | $10.50-$365 | Details 

Why you should go: It’s game day in the hive so head to the arena and show the team some love.

Spaced Out

Knights Theater | Jan 21 & 22; 7:30pm | $26-$118 | Details 

Why you should go: Relive some of the most unforgettable moments in movie history through the iconic Sci-fi scores performed by The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra. Arrangements include Star Wars, Star Trek and Close Encounters of the Third Kind.


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