Monday, November 13
Hunger Games Trivia Night
Birdsong Brewing | 7pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Test your Hunger Games knowledge and win prizes, like tickets to an advanced screening of “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.”
Southern Christmas Show
Park Expo and Conference Center | 10am-6pm | $18 | Details
Why you should go: The Annual Southern Christmas Show returns to Charlotte through Nov. 19. Shop from over 400 vendors selling apparel, gifts, food and home decor. Times vary by day — check details for the most updated schedule.
El Thrifty | 11am-11pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: End your Monday (or celebrate Taco Tuesday early) with half-off margs at El Thrifty in Optimist Hall.
The Office Themed Trivia
Triple C Brewing | 7-9pm | Free| Details
Why you should go: Grab a beer from Triple C and put your knowledge of Dunder Mifflin to the test. There’ll be prizes for first, second and third place.
Tuesday, November 14
Courts and Coffee
Rally Pickleball | 7-8:30am | $15 | Details
Why you should go: It’s a fusion of open-play pickleball paired with a drip or cold brew coffee that’s included in your $15 sign-up fee.
Mad Miles Run Club
YVY Training (Camp North End) | 6:30pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Mad Miles is open to people of all ages and paces. The free club meets every Tuesday, regardless of the weather. There’s no registration required; just show up ready to move and groove (every run turns into a dance party afterward).
Comedy Open Mic Night
Starlight on 22nd | 7:30pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Show off your stand-up skills at Starlight’s free open mic night.
Wednesday, November 15
Italian Wine Tasting at DTR
Dilworth Tasting Room | 6:30-8:30pm | $75 | Details
Why you should go: Sip four Italian glasses of wine (one white, three red) with charcuterie to snack on.
Brush Lettered Gift Tags Workshop
SkillPop (Camp North End) | 6:30pm | $30 | Details
Why you should go: You’ll learn the basics of modern calligraphy and brush lettering while making gift tags for the holiday season.
DJ Williams in Concert
Heist Brewery and Barrel Arts | 8pm | $10-15 | Details
Why you should go: The former Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe guitarist released his debut solo album in June.
Country 103.7’s Stage of Stars feat. Jake Owen and Brett Young
Coyote Joe’s | 7pm (doors) | $35+ | Details
Why you should go: It’s a country music showcase featuring four major country stars: Jake Owen, Brett Young, Jackson Dean and Russell Dickerson all on one stage.
Thursday, November 16
Improv Comedy Class for Adults
Charlotte Comedy Theater | 6:30pm | $280 | Details
Why you should go: Master the art of improv in Charlotte Comedy Theater’s Improv for Adults program. Check online for the full schedule.
PlantHouse Charlotte | 6:30pm | $26 | Details
Why you should go: Celebrate the season by making your own festive air plant ornament to hang in your home (or on your tree!).
Charlotte Auto Show 2023
Charlotte Convention Center | 12pm-9pm | $10 | Details
Why you should go: Hundreds of cars and trucks will roll into uptown for the 30th Annual Charlotte Auto Show, which runs through Sunday, Nov. 19 — check details for tickets and the full schedule.
Friday, November 17
Vintage Charlotte Pop-Up Grand Opening
201 Camp Road (Camp North End) | 10am-7pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Knock out your holiday shopping with handmade and vintage retail from 90+ local and regional creatives. The pop-up will run from 10am-7pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only until Dec. 7. After that, it’ll be open daily from 10am-7pm through Dec. 23.
Southern Culture on a Plate
Harvey B. Gantt Center | 6:30-9:30pm | $125 | Details
Why you should go: James Beard-nominated Chef Greg Collier will guide guests through a multi-course dinner focusing on celebrating Black Southern art and culture. Your ticket includes two themed cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, several plated courses and wine.
El Puro 2nd Anniversary Gala, Dinner and Cabaret Show
El Puro Cuban Restaurant | 6pm | $215 | Details
Why you should go: El Puro is throwing a gala to celebrate its second birthday. Your $215 ticket includes two drinks (wine, beer or cocktails), tapas, a three-course meal, a raffle ticket, rum tasting, champagne and table service until 1am.
OMB’s Movie Night in the Biergarten: Home Alone
Olde Mecklenburg Brewery | 6:30pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Watch holiday classic “Home Alone” under the stars and sip OMB’s new festive Yule Bock holiday beer (releasing that night). You’ll find hot chocolate and popcorn available for purchase, too.
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