Agenda Weekender: Pints & Paws, Yard Art Day and Labor Day celebrations

Agenda Weekender: Pints & Paws, Yard Art Day and Labor Day celebrations
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Weekend Forecast

Friday: 76. Thunderstorms. 90% chance of rain.
Saturday: 82. PM showers. 30% chance of rain.
Sunday: 84Mostly sunny. 10% chance of rain.
Monday: 89. Sunny. 10% chance of rain.

Friday-September-2

Friday, September 2

Art

DaDa Soiree: An Absurd Art Show at C3 LabsIn the spirit of Dada and the Avant-Garde, artists April Marten and Amanda Medina have partnered to celebrate an absurd night of art. 8-10 p.m. Details.

Gallery Crawl at Atherton Mill: Ease your way through a series of collections of fine art in South End along with music, craft beers and menu items from vendors at Food Truck Friday. 6-9 p.m. Free. Details.

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Tribute to Frank Rosolino Ft. Trombonist Rick Simerly at Bechtler Museum of Modern ArtMid-century art meets mid-century jazz music. 6 & 8:15 p.m. $14. Tickets.

Fitness

Yoga at Luna’s Living Kitchen with NC Yoga Bar: Welcome the weekend on a beautiful patio and rejuvenate after class with free samples of refreshing juices. 7 a.m. $10. Details.

Sports

Baseball at BB&T BallparkCharlotte Knights vs. The Norfolk Tides. 7:05 p.m. $8-$25. Tickets.

MXGP of the Americas at Charlotte Motor Speedway: The event is part of the premier global motocross championship, and is the East Coast’s only MXGP stop. Noon-10:30 p.m. $35-$75. Details.

Saturday-August-3

Saturday, September 3

Food and Drink

Pints & Paws at Blue Blaze Brewing: A fundraiser for the Dog Knowledge Service Foundation as well as a donation drive for the Humane Society of Mecklenburg County. 7-10 p.m. Free. Details.

Experience

The Great NC BBQ Map – Signing and Samples at Levine Museum of the New South: Discuss and sign the newly released 2nd edition of Great NC BBQ Map, Great NC Beer Map and Charlotte Adventure Map; BBQ and coleslaw samples will be provided by The Improper Pig. 2-4 p.m. Free. Details.

Fitness

The Dry Tri at USNWCCompetitors will begin the race with a 1.25 mile SUP paddle around Sadler Island on the Catawba River, followed by an 8 mile bike and 5 mile run through the USNWC’s trail system. 8 a.m. $30-$40. Details.

Sports

Baseball at BB&T BallparkCharlotte Knights vs. The Norfolk Tides. 6:05 p.m. $8-$25. Tickets.

Sunday-August-4

Sunday, September 4

Food and Drink

Labor Day Luau at Howl at the MoonWear a Hawaiin shirt for free admission and drink specials. 7 p.m. Free. Details.

Margarita Class at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge: Explore various tequila styles with fresh ingredients; reservations are recommended at 704.248.4100. 4 p.m. $25. Details.

Experience

Labor Day Celebration And Trail Race at USNWCA 5k and 15k trail race will kick off the festivities first thing in the morning, followed by a day filled with outdoor adventure and live music; stick around for fireworks. 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Free. Details.

Front Porch Sunday at Shook Kelley BuildingNearly 40 artists, entrepreneurs and makers from across the Charlotte region with art, crafts and other specialty items. 1-5 p.m. Free. Details.

Fitness

Growler Gallop 5K at OMBOlde Mecklenburg will provide the beer and atmosphere and Trivium Racing will set up a 5k course and the band. 3-7 p.m. $37. Details.

Sports

Baseball at BB&T BallparkCharlotte Knights vs. The Gwinnett Braves. 7:05 p.m. $8-$25. Tickets.

Monday-August-5

Sunday, September 5 | Happy Labor Day!

Food and Drink

3rd Annual Charlotte Kosher BBQ Championship at Levine Jewish Community Center: Expect live music and entertainment, a kid zone, watermelon and pickle eating contests, mechanical bull riding and good food. 11-3 p.m. Free. Details.

Experience

Labor Day Parade at the Hal Marshall CenterThe parade features labor union floats, vehicles, marchers, political candidates, stepping groups, bands, car clubs, beauty queens and community groups. 11 a.m. Free. Details.

Labor Day Splash Bash at Craft City Social Club$4 Draft Beer Special and $6 Cocktail Special. Noon. $10-$25. Details.

Art

Yard Art Day throughout CharlotteThe Yard Art Day art project invites everyone to celebrate their creative spirit by displaying or performing their own works of art for 24 hours in their front yards or balconies for the public. Free. Details.

Wish you had known about some of these events before now? Plan ahead for next weekend here.

Cover photo via Yard Art Day.

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