Weekender: 34 things to do in Charlotte this weekend including holiday markets and ice skating

Weekender: 34 things to do in Charlotte this weekend including holiday markets and ice skating

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FRIDAY, November 17

70. Spotty showers. 30% chance of rain.

Candle-making class at Charlotte Collective: Make your own holiday-scented candle from Fernweh Candle Co. $40. 5-7pm. Details

College Hockey Outdoor Classic at Truist Field: Watch the UNC Charlotte 49ers Ice Hockey Club take on the Appalachian State Mountaineers. $15-$20. 7-10pm. Details

VTGCLT Pop! at Camp North End: Shop for holiday gifts from a pop-up shop featuring more than 90 vintage and handmade brands. Free. 10am-7pm. Details

Luenell at The Comedy Zone: Laugh the night away at jokes from comedian Luenell. $30-$40. Times vary. Details

Friendsgiving at The Bevery: Enjoy an evening of comedy bingo and Friends-themed trivia. $0-$10. 6pm. Details

[Go deeper: Summit Seltzer is now “The Bevery”]

Charlotte Hornets vs. Milwaukee Bucks at Spectrum Center: Cheer on the Hornets as they take on the Milwaukee Bucks. $28+. 7pm. Details

[Go deeper: Hornets tickets are the cheapest in the league]

Southern Christmas Show at Park Expo And Conference Center: Check out 400+ holiday vendors, entertainment, a wine pavilion and get pictures with Santa. $8-$26. Hours vary. Details

Southern Culture on A Plate at Harvey B. Gantt Center: Enjoy a multi-course dinner, led by chef Greg Collier, that honors the legacy of southern Black culture. $125. 6:30-9:30pm. Details

Stargazer Music Festival at 3970 Rocky River Road: Vibe to live music while you stargaze at Leonids Meteor Shower. Free. 3pm. Details

CHAKTI Yoga at Lemonade FIT: Break a sweat with an hour of yoga, cardio intervals, core work and freestyle dance. $25. 6:30pm. Details

Just Dance! At Bassment Charlotte: Dance through the night to hit songs plus reggae and afrobeats. $8+. 10pm-2am. Details 

Ice Skating at U.S. National Whitewater Center: Go skating along 24,000 square feet of ice with friends. $25. Hours vary. Details

A Shot in the Dark 5K & 10K Night Trail Race at U.S. National Whitewater Center: Run through the WWC’s trails, freshly lit with holiday lights. $42-$47. 5-7pm. Details

2nd Anniversary Gala at El Puro Cuban Restaurant: Celebrate old Cuba with a two-night Cabaret Show, Cuban food, cocktails and other live performances. Proceeds benefit Camino, a local non-profit organization supporting diversity and the Latino community. $215. 6pm. Details

Movie Night in the Biergarten at The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery: Watch “Home Alone” outdoors while you warm up with hot chocolate, holiday beer and popcorn. Free. 6:30pm. Details 

SATURDAY, November 18

70. Mostly sunny. 10% chance of rain.

Trade-in Event at Hardy Boys Records: Trade in your vinyl collection for cash plus receive gifts to Hex Coffee, Seemingly Overzealous or Free Range Bar. Free. 11am-4pm. Details

Kids Music Time at the Boileryard: Take your kids to listen to live music from The Jolly Lollies. Free. 10:30-11:15am. Details

Skating Lessons with Moe at You VS Yourself: Learn how to roller skate with lessons around Camp North End. $35. 1-5pm. Details

SkillPop: Sew Your First Project at 201 Camp: Learn basic sewing skills to create a themed advent calendar. $38. 9:45am-12pm. Details

The Charlotte Vintage Market at Optimist Hall: Shop for vintage items from 25 local vendors. Free. 11am-8pm. Details

The Hip Hop Museum at Norfolk Hall: Check out hip hop artifacts and culture in honor of Hip Hop’s 50th anniversary. Free. 11am-7pm. Details

Oyster Roast at SupperClub: Spend the day enjoying oysters, live music and games. Free. 1-4pm. Details

Seafood Food in the Park at Reedy Creek Park: Eat seafood in the park plus sip on two complimentary cocktails. $15-$45. 1-6pm. Details

Comedy Show at Heist Brewery NoDa: Laugh at jokes from an all-female cast while you enjoy food and drinks. $15. Details  

Brew and Que at 8909 New Town Road: Enjoy BBQ samples and live music at Marvin Efird Park.$10. 2-5pm. Details

Truth or Dare Comedy at Birdsong Brewing: Watch comics perform jokes from audience-provided truths and dares. Free. 7pm. Details 

Holiday Market at MADabolic South End: Shop from a local small business pop-up shop. Free. 11:30am. Details

SUNDAY, November 19 

63. Sunny. 0% chance of rain.

Carolina Panthers VS Dallas Cowboys at Bank of America Stadium: Cheer on the Panthers as they take on the Dallas Cowboys. $159+. 1pm. Details

6LACK at The Fillmore: Vibe to music from 6LACK as he makes his “Since I Have A Lover Tour” stop in Charlotte. $49.50+. 8pm.  Details

[Go deeper: 10 concerts coming to Charlotte in November, including Doja Cat and Grace Potter]

Spray CLT at 2123 N Davidson St: Join local artists in a spray painting crash course on street art and graffiti. $50. 10am-12pm. Details

Wine Tasting Bingo at Top Shelf Candle Venue: Taste 15 different wines and charcuterie while you play bingo. $65. 5-7pm. Details

Holiday Market at 4004 South Blvd: Take the entire family to see Santa, play games and jump around on a bouncy house. Free. 12-6pm. Details

Open Mic Sunday at The Wine Loft: Sip on cocktails and enjoy open mic performances. Free. 3:30pm. Details

Friends Giving Dinner Party at The MilliUp Event Center: Dress up to enjoy dinner, drinks and live entertainment. $35-$300. 5-11:30pm. Details

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