Plan ahead: Next month, the iconic rock opera, “Jesus Christ Superstar,” is coming to town for just three days. Tickets start at $30, and there are showtimes Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
FRIDAY, September 22
78. Partly cloudy. 30% chance of rain.
Charlotte International Arts Festival at Multiple Locations: Celebrate visual and performing arts with 200+ attractions across the city. Prices vary. Times vary. Details
Tablao Flamenco at Stage Door Theater: Watch the theatre transform into an intimate nightclub similar to the ones found in Andalusia, Spain. $34.50+. Times vary. Details
The DROP Series: Vol. #4 at Divine Barrel Brewing: Check out a mural reveal with talented artists from BLKMRKTCLT and a beer release. Free. 7pm. Details
Gilde Oktoberfest at Gilde Brewery: Raise your steins for the first of three weekends of Oktoberfest celebrations. We’re talking live music, stein-holding competitions and Oktoberfest Märzen keg tapping. Free. Runs through Sunday. Details
The Wizard of Oz at Theatre Charlotte: Watch the classic tale of Dorothy as she travels down the yellow brick road. $15-$32. Showings until Sunday. Details
Mecktoberfest at The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery: Celebrate German culture locally with weekend-long traditional games, beer and live music. Free. 11am. Details
Festival in the Park at Freedom Park: Check out 150 artists’ work, live music, plus food and drink vendors. Free. Runs through Sunday. Details
Drake: It’s All A Blur Tour at Spectrum Center: Vibe as the award-winning artist raps some of his most popular hits along with 21 Savage. $234+. 8pm. Details
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Backyard Celebration at Lenny Boy Brewing: Enjoy an outdoor celebration with a coffee bar, yoga, 16 local vendors and a comedy show. Free. 5-8pm. Details
Drag Show Benefit Show at Free Range Brewing: Watch a drag show by multiple talented drag kings and queens as they raise money for Queen City Harm Reduction. $10-15. 8-9:30pm. Details
SATURDAY, September 23
75. Scattered showers. 40% chance of rain.
2nd Hispanic Heritage Festival of the Carolinas at Truist Field Stadium: Celebrate Hispanic culture with food, crafts and live music from Grammy award winner Elvis Crespo. $20. 2pm. Details
Children’s Book Fair Festival at the Gantt: Enjoy storytelling, activities with well-known authors, art-making workshops, a multigenerational African drum circle and a vendor marketplace with local artisans. Free. 10:30am-5:30pm. Details
Potters Market at the Mint: Expect live music, pottery demos, a beer garden and concessions. $20. 9:15am-4pm. Details
11th Anniversary Party at Triple C Brewing: Join Triple C in celebrating its anniversary with three new beer releases, food trucks and a vendor market. Free. 12-10pm. Details
Eric Church at PNC Pavilion: Vibe to country artist Eric Church as he sings his most popular hits. $69+. 7:30pm. Details
It’s All A Blurr Official After Party at Cloud South End: Keep the party going after the Drake concert with cocktails, music from a live Dj and hookah. $40. 10pm-2am. Details
Ballantyne Fall Wine Festival at Ballantyne Village: Sip and stroll your way through local and regional wine vendors plus enjoy live music while you shop from craft vendors. $35-$55. 1-5pm. Details
International Fest 2023 at UNC Charlotte: Explore diverse cultures from 50 nations through food, plus dance and musical performances. Free. 10am-6pm. Details
SHOTSOCIAL Mixology Class at EVENTS ON Graham: Learn how to create cocktails with friends. $30-$41. 7:30-10pm. Details
RENAIDDANCE at Bazal Gallery Lounge: Dance the night away to Beyonce’s Renaissance album. $15. 9pm-1am. Details
A VIBE CALLED FRESH ’23 at West Complex: Enjoy an outdoor festival that celebrates R&B with live art, karaoke, a pop-up skating rink and trivia. Free. 2-8pm. Details
Time Warp Benefit Concert At Amos’ Southend: Listen to a concert with B Sharp. Proceeds benefit the National MS Society. $10-$15. 8pm. Details
Oktoberfest at Petty Thieves: Enjoy fest beers, games, brats sausages and live music. Free. 3pm. Details
Latin American Festival at The Amp Ballantyne: Explore over 19 countries in Latin America through an authentic marketplace, dance presentations, music and food. Free. 12pm. Details
Festival of India at Belk Theater: Explore the culture of India through food, dance, music and activities for kids. $6. 12-8pm. Details
SUNDAY, September 24
80. Partly cloudy. 10% chance of rain.
Charlotte Symphony at Comporium Amphitheater – Dairy Barn Entrance: Listen to the sounds of the symphony and consider making donations to Anne Springs Close Greenway, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, and Classroom Ready. Free. 3-4pm. Details
Project: FULL OUT at Knight Theater: Watch dance performances organized by a team of choreographers from the local dance company NC Dance District. $10. 1:30pm and 6pm. Details
Charlotte Vintage Market at Optimist Hall: Shop from over 30 vintage vendors selling clothing, collectibles and accessories. Free. 11am-8pm. Details
Sip & Stretch Sundays at Camp North End: Enjoy an outdoor yoga flow before you sip on nonalcoholic beverages. Free. 10am-12pm. Details
It’s Still A Blur at RSVP South End: In case you missed the Drake concert, you can vibe to his hits from two live DJs during a day party. Free. 1-5pm. Details
HerVenture Showcase at The Picture Project CLT: Shop with local women business owners with music, food and photo ops. Free. 1-5pm. Details
Noughties Market at Petty Thieves Brewery: Purchase vintage clothes and network with others over food and drinks. Free. 1pm. Details
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