MONDAY, JULY 11
Ice Cream Giveaway
Uptown Charlotte (100 South Tryon St.) | 11am-2pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Cool off with a complimentary ice cream cone, courtesy of iHeart Radio.
Beats & Breaths Beginner Yoga
Sycamore Brewing | 6:30-7:30pm | $12 | Details
Why you should go: Flow to hip-hop hits with instructor Camryn Karns then enjoy a drink after class.
TUESDAY, JULY 12
CLTFREESKATE Summer Sessions
Victoria Yards | 3-10pm | $20 | Details
Why you should go: It’s Latin Day at the rink so bring your skates and cruise while you groove. If you aren’t a skater, go just to hang out and people watch.
Rooftop Strength & Stretch with Onward
Metropolitan | 6-6:45pm | $15 | Details
Why you should go: Work up a sweat during this 45-minute strength-based group workout led by Jenna Spenlau of Onward CLT.
Homemade Summer Fruit Pies
SkillPop Online | 7-8:30pm | $24 | Details
Why you should go: Keia Mastrianni, owner of Milk Glass Pie, will show you how to make a centerpiece-worthy peach-blackberry pie.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13
CLT Social Club: Happy Hour
Suffolk Punch | 5:30-7pm | $32 | Details
Why you should go: Looking to make some friends? Charlotte TikToker and friendship facilitator Katey Shehan is hosting a hangout where you can enjoy drinks and charcuterie and meet some new friends.
Gilde Beer Dinner
Gilde Brewery | 7pm | $85 | Details
Why you should go: This dining experience will showcase authentic German flavors through a series of courses and beer pairings. Purchase tickets by emailing [email protected] or calling the brewery at (980) 613-8454.
Defenders of the Diamond Night
Truist Field | 7:04pm | $14-$57 | Details
Why you should go: Root for the Knights as they face the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. The team will take to the field in special game night Iron Man jerseys. Spider Man and Iron Man will also be in the stadium.
THURSDAY, JULY 14
Girls Night Out
Luck Factory Games | 6-10pm | $5 | Details
Why you should go: Have a fun game night with the girls playing classic games or learning new ones. Admission is buy-one-get-one-free.
Silent Book Club with That’s Novel Books
Lokal (300 Camp Road) | 6-8pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Bring whatever you’re reading and read alongside others.
Skip For Your Beer: A Charity Dog Walk Event
Skiptown | 6:30pm | Free, suggested $10 donation | Details
Why you should go: Join Work For Your Beer, Skiptown and Outdoor Voices to walk for a cause. Walkers will be able to choose their distance (1 mile, 1.5 miles, 2 miles). Your $10 donation gets you a day pass to Skiptown, swag bag and entry to win some big-ticket items from Outdoor Voices.
How to Buy a House
SkillPop Online | 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.
Camp North End | 8-10pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Bring a lawn chair and catch a screening of the 1987 film Dirty Dancing. The movie will be displayed on a jumbo screen with surround sound and there will be retro arcade games (free to play), plus local food and drink vendors.
FRIDAY, JULY 15
Friends in Gōl Places Garth Brooks Concert Tailgate
704 Morris St. | 3pm | Free or $50 for an all-you-can-drink pass | Details
Why you should go: Join Gōl for two nights of tailgates leading up to the Garth Brooks concerts. Bodega Food Wagon will be on site, plus there will be live music from the Cougar Mountain Boys, yard games and drinks.
Bank of America Stadium | 7pm | $79.41 | Details
Why you should go: The long-awaited Garth Brooks concert is finally here after being rescheduled four times because of the pandemic. This will be the first night of Brooks’ two-night showdown in the Queen City – the second show is taking place on Saturday, July 16.
Related story: Garth Brooks adds second date in Charlotte
Pick Your Project: Terrarium Workshop
PlantHouse | 6:30-8pm | $25 | Details
Why you should go: Plan a date night or an outing with friends to create your own terrarium. The staff will guide you through the process and send you off with some tips for plant upkeep.
Blue Man Group
Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center | July 15-17; times vary | $29.50 | Details
Why you should go: The global sensation known as the Blue Man Group is coming to Charlotte for a weekend of performances.
SlamCharlotte Poetry Slam
Booth Playhouse at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center | 8pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Feed your soul with a full lineup of talented local poets.
Corrado Comedy Show
Midnight Mulligan | 8-9:30pm | $15 | Details
Why you should go: Have a laugh and a beer. Tickets to the show include a beer.
Afro Soca Love: Charlotte Black-Owned Marketplace + Afterparty
Black Box Theater | 9pm | $20 | Details
Why you should go: Show support for local Black-owned businesses and check out some of the vendors that will be on site. Expect food from African, Caribbean and Afro-Latin vendors, live music and dancing and a photo booth.
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