Weekday Planner: 22 things to do in Charlotte this week including concerts and haunted tours

Weekday Planner: 22 things to do in Charlotte this week including concerts and haunted tours
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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.  


Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week

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

Why you should go: Restaurant week is an 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.

Ice Skating

Whitewater Center | 10am to 10pm; through mid-February | $25 Day Pass, $6 parking | Details 

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

Investing Made Simple

SkillPop | 5:30-7pm | $24 | Details 

Why you should go: Learn the basics of investing in the stock market with the help of self-made millionaire and money educator Bernadette Joy. During the class, she’ll debunk common investing myths, share her personal investing strategies and show you how to simplify your own investing plan.



Mint Museum Uptown | 5:15-6:15pm | $20 | Details 

Why you should go: This class uses DropSound headphones to help you tune out distractions and focus on your breath. The class is open to all levels. Be sure to bring a yoga mat and some water.

Best-Kept Secrets for Selling Your Home

Zoom | 5:30pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Join Savy + Co. Real Estate for a virtual session on selling your home and how to get the highest return.

POUND at The Met with Lauren

The Metropolitan (Store next to Marshalls) | 6-7pm | $15 | Details 

Why you should go: This fitness class uses weighted drumsticks and pilates-inspired movements to give you a full-body workout. Be sure to bring a mat and some water.

Set It Off: Welcome To Elsewhere Tour

The Underground | 6:30pm | $27 | Details 

Why you should go: Get ready to jam out to some head-bangers with rock band “Set It Off.”

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 good way to rack up mileage while making new friends.

Night of 500 Laughs

The Comedy Zone | 7pm | $10 in advance; $15 at the door | Details 

Why you should go: One of Comedy Zone’s most anticipated events of the year. Prepare for a night of belly laughs and knee-slappers at this fast-paced comedy show.


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.

OH Well: Boxing with Dayron Booth

Optimist Hall | 6pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Knock out your 2022 fitness goals and join fitness instructor Dayron Booth for a fun outdoor boxing class.

Home Buying 101

Zoom | 7pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: First-time homebuyer? This virtual session will cover everything you need to know before about the homebuying process.


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.

Regine Bechtler Art Exhibit

Galleries at 811 | 6pm | Price | Details 

Why you should go: Don’t miss the opportunity to view the work of prominent local artist Regine Bechtler during the last night of the showcase.

Cheat Codes

The Underground | 6pm | $18+ | Details 

Why you should go: Best known for their 2017 hit single “Promises,” Cheat Codes takes the stage at The Underground at The Fillmore.

Ballantyne Running Club

12th Man Sports Pub | 6:15-8:15pm | Price | Details 

Why you should go: Lace up your running shoes for a group out-and-back run on North Community House Road (crossing Johnston Rd & Ballantyne Commons Parkway) toward the Morrison Y. Reflective gear and lights are recommended.

“Couple Things” Podcast with Shawn Johnson and Andrew East

Blumenthal Performing Arts Center (Booth Playhouse) | 8pm | $35+ | Details 

Why you should go: Join former Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson and NFL player Andrew East for a live segment of their hit podcast “Couple Things.” The couple will share stories, advice and lead a Q&A.


Counterculture Club Ghost Tour

Historic Rosedale | 7-8pm | $40 | Details 

Why you should go: Spend the evening learning the haunted history of the Historic Rosedale as the staff and Charlotte Area Paranormal Society (CAPS) lead a tour around the property grounds.

Hornets vs. Lakers

Spectrum Center | 7pm | $105+ | Details 

Why you should go: Cheer on the Hornets in a true East Coast vs. West Coast matchup.

A Jazz Celebration of Stevie Wonder

Middle C Jazz | 7pm | $52 | Details 

Why you should go: Noel Freidline, Maria Howell and special guest Adam McKnight pay homage to music icon Stevie Wonder.

Tenille Townes

The Underground | 8pm | $20 | Details 

Why you should go: If you need a bit of country music in your life, you’ll definitely want to check out Canadian country music singer Tenille Townes.

Mad Hatters Ball

SERJ | 10pm to 2am | $15 | Details 

Why you should go: Step into wonderland and join in on the fun at this staple event for Charlotte’s electronic music scene. Expect a night of local and regional music artists, special themed side acts and immersive areas.

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 weekday newsletter. Have a scoop about a cool event? Email [email protected].

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