Weekday Planner: 20 things to do in Charlotte this week including a singles mixer and a Broadway musical

Weekday Planner: 20 things to do in Charlotte this week including a singles mixer and a Broadway musical

RSVP in South End. Photo: Alexis Clinton/Axios

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Monday, March 6

River’s Edge Craft Dinner

Whitewater Center | 6:30pm | $75 | Details

Why you should go: It’s a four-course dinner that tailors each course to the taste profile of four different beer samples from a local or Carolinas-based brewery. The March 6 dinner will feature beers from Fonta Flora brewing.

Barn Burners Run Club

Trolley Barn | 6:15pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Runners of all levels are invited to join the Trolley Barn Burners every Monday at 6:15pm. Meet by the front patio to run their 2-, 3-, or 4-mile routes. After the run, head back to Trolley Barn for a discounted brew.

Half-Priced Martini Mondays

The Jimmy | 11:30am-9pm | $8+ | Details

Why you should go: You’ll find half-priced martinis every Monday at The Jimmy. That includes house martinis, premium (e.g. made with top-shelf spirits such as Grey Goose, Tito’s, Hendrick’s, Tanqueray) and their signature martinis: Fly Me To The Moon and the Dean Martini.

Tuesday, March 7

Trixie and Katya Live!

Ovens Auditorium | 8pm | $59 | Details

Why you should go: Join legendary drag queens Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova together on tour for a camp musical spectacular. Tickets are limited, so grab yours ASAP.

Yoga Presented by The Coterie Wellness Studio

HopFly Brewing | 6:15pm | $11 | Details

Why you should go: Add some stretching into your week with The Coterie’s weekly yoga class at HopFly. Your $11 ticket includes a drink, too.

Music Bingo and Taco Tuesday

Resident Culture (South End) | 7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Come for music bingo at 7pm and stay for the Taco Tuesday specials, including $8 margaritas, $6 tequila shots and two tacos and a beer for $10.

704 Cheese Board Night

Sugar Creek Brewing | 3-10pm | $7 | Details

Why you should go: On Tuesdays, head to Sugar Creek brewing for a delicious cheese flight, featuring locally sourced cheeses from Orrmans Cheese Shop for $7. Sugar Creek’s bartenders will help pair the beer accordingly, as selections will rotate seasonally.

Come From Away: The Musical

Belk Theatre | 7:30pm | $25+ | Details

Why you should go: This  New York Times  Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Come From Away will run at The Belk Theatre through Sunday, Mar. 12.

Wednesday, March 8

Checkers vs. Bridgeport Islanders

Bojangles Coliseum | 7pm | $23+ | Details

Why you should go: It’s Winning Wednesday — enjoy $1 beer and, if the Checkers win, you’ll get a free ticket to the next Wednesday game.

Girl’s Night Out

Wooden Robot (South End) | 6pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Grab your gal pals for a night of beer and jewelry making at Wooden Robot’s GNO. Eternally Connected Jewelry will be selling permanent jewelry from 6-9pm. Wooden Robot is also releasing their What She’s Having Double IPA. $1 from each pint sold will be donated to the Pink Boots Society of Charlotte.

Perfect Pairings: A Farm-to-Table Dining Experience

RSVP South End | 7-9:30pm | $100 | Details

Why you should go: It’s a culinary tour led by Chef Mike Ramsey and Somalia Alley Griffey that’ll feature a five-course meal made from locally-sourced ingredients, paired with a select offering of premium wines.

Game Night

Canopy Cocktail Bar and Garden | 7-10pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join for a fun and inclusive board game night at Canopy Cocktail Bar and Garden, hosted by Cloak and Stagger Gaming. Games will be provided, but feel free to bring your own, too.

Crochet & Sip

Weathered Souls | 6-8pm | $50 | Details

Why you should go: At this workshop hosted by York Creative Education group, you’ll crochet a surprise object with a group while you sip tasty beverages from Weathered Souls. This event is for everyone — not just grandmas making doilies. Seating is limited, so grab your ticket ASAP.

Thursday, March 9

Black Magic Fashion Show and Pop-Up

Level II Venue | 4-7pm | $5+ | Details

Why you should go: Shop local, Black-owned businesses and enjoy a runway show showcasing Black designers.

Pups, Paints and Pints

Skiptown | 6-8pm | $50 | Details

Why you should go: You’ll paint your pup on a canvas with help from Skiptown Founder’s Mural artist Seann Vicente. Your $50 ticket includes your day pass and all painting supplies, plus the canvas.

Keshi: Hell and Back Tour

The Fillmore Charlotte | 8pm | $68 | Details

Why you should go: R&B artist Keshi is bringing his Hell and Back Tour to The Fillmore, with special guests Weston Estate and James Ivy. Doors open at 8pm — grab your tickets through Ticketmaster in advance.

Friday, March 10

Crop to Brew Science

Undercurrent Coffee (Plaza Midwood) | 4pm | $25 | Details

Why you should go: You’ll learn how coffee goes from a small plant to a drink in your cup during this part-lesson, part-interactive class.

Taylor Fest, a Taylor Swift Dance Party

Blackbox Theatre | 9pm | $20 | Details

Why you should go: Calling all Swifties! Dance your way through through Taylor Swift’s extensive catalog of music. Expect everything from early to current hits, plus deep cuts and collabs.

Girls Room feat. Maya Jane Coles

The Music Yard | 6pm | $20+ | Details

Why you should go: Head to the yard for a takeover by Girls Room Charlotte. The night will feature headliner and British-Japanese artist Maya Jane Coles, plus music from local DJs.

Red Flag Singles Mixer

Devil’s Logic Brewing | 7-10pm | $10 | Details

Why you should go: Devil’s Logic Brewing and Polished Dating are teaming up for this unique singles mixer where you’ll share your nightmare dating stories and meet others navigating the modern dating scene. RSVP in advance through Eventbrite.


If you have, or know of, an event we should include in a future weekday planner or weekender, fill out our event submission form for consideration.

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