THINGS TO DO: 30 Fun Things To Do in Charlotte This Weekend

  • Charlotte Living Realty
  • 03/10/22

FRIDAY, MARCH 11

68°. Partly Cloudy. 9% chance of rain.

Yoga in the Garden at Rosie’s Coffee & Wine Garden (NoDa): Get a bright and early start to your Friday and head to Rosie’s for a vinyasa-based flow that incorporates noise-canceling headphones. 8:30-9:30am. $20. Details.

The Batman in Imax at Discovery Place: Immerse yourself in the city of Gotham for the latest iteration of Batman. 3pm & 7pm. $14.50-$17.50. Details.

I Heart Rail Trail – Lights at South End: Five new interactive light installations have popped up along the Rail Trail for a limited time. Now through March 20. Free. Details.

Dish Garden Workshop at PlantHouse: Choose from a variety of succulents and decor options to make a unique dish garden. 6:30-8pm. $35. Details.

Demented Leprechaun Haunted Trail at The 13th Acre: Who says spooky season has to be limited to October? The 13th Acre is expanding their haunted trail attraction for St. Patrick’s Day. In addition to the trail, there will be a fire pit, axe throwing, and a DJ. 6:30-10pm: March 11 & 12. $15. Details.

The Charlotte Symphony’s 90th Birthday Celebration at Belk Theater: It’s a big milestone for the C.S.O. and in honor of the occasion, there will be two nights of concerts. The Orchestra will be performing Vaughan Williams’s rendition of Mozart’s Dona Nobis Pacem and dedicating the performances to the People of Ukraine. March 11 & 12; 7:30pm. $29-$134. Details.

Conan Gray at The Filmore: Hear one of pop music’s hottest artists perform live from The Filmore. 8pm. $150+. Details.

Improv Comedy Show at VAPA Center – Charlotte Comedy Theater: Prepare to laugh your socks off with Group Hugs-N-Harmony. 8pm. $12.60. Details.

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Sofar at Lenny Boy Brewing: Sofar Shows are a unique experience because the performing artist remains a mystery until they take to the stage. 8pm. $19. Details.

Queens of the City Concert at Knight Theater: Catch a live hip-hop and R&B concert featuring Charlotte’s most acclaimed recording artists. 8pm. $20-$30. Details.

LAUGH for the Cure at the Mint Museum Uptown: Enjoy an evening of live comedy and entertainment while supporting a good cause. There will be an open bar, heavy hor d’oeuvres, and a live and silent auction. 6:30pm. $100. Details.

SATURDAY, MARCH 12

59°. AM Rain. 89% chance of rain.

Green River Revival at the Whitewater Center: The Center’s resident leprechaun is transforming the river green for St. Patrick’s Day. Festivities will kick off with the Color Me Green 5K Trail Run followed by yoga throughout the day, river rafting, and live music. 7am to 7pm. Free, $6 parking. Details.

Run Jen Run 5K at Symphony Park: Run in-person or virtually to support local breast cancer patients. 8am. $20-$35. Details.

Strawberry Fest at Lenny Boy Brewing Co.: Kick-off spring with Lenny Boy at their inaugural Strawberry Fest. Activities will include yoga, a paint-and-sip class, live music, and a vendor market. 11am. Free. Details.

20th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl Uptown Charlotte: Get in the St. Patty’s Day spirit and take part in the world’s largest pub crawl. Tickets get you free cover at each participating bar, access to drink specials, and a free koozie. Noon. $20-$30. Details.

St. Petty’s Day at Petty Thieves Brewing Co.: Swing by the taproom for food from Meshugganah, music, a new stout release, and special edition shirts and beer glasses. Noon. Free. Details.

Outdoor Women Hiking Group at Reedy Creek Park: Get some fresh air on this two-mile hike and connect with other women who enjoy the outdoors. 1-2pm. Free. Details.

St. Pup-Trick’s Day Celebration at Birdsong Brewing: It’s your lucky day because pets from North Meck Animal Rescue will be up for adoption. 1-4pm. Free. Details.

St. Paddy’s Day Cake/Dessert Market at The Chamber by Wooden Robot: Local shops and bakeries will be on-site selling sweet treats including vegan, gluten-free and pet-friendly options at select vendors. 1-5pm. Free. Details.

Give Her Flowers: Celebration of Black Women at the Harvey Gantt Center: Join the Gantt Center for an afternoon of discussion and artistic celebration of the history and impact made by Black women in Charlotte and beyond. 2-5pm. Free with museum admission. Details.

Boozy Bonsai Workshop PlantHouse: If you’re looking to cultivate your green thumb, Bonsai trees are low-maintenance plants that are great for new plant parents. In this workshop, you’ll pot a four-inch juniper bonsai tree and decorate it using rocks. 6:30-8pm. $38. Details.

Block Party: Desert Terrarium at Twigs and Figs: Build a desert oasis using a variety of succulents, a block-shaped terrarium and decorative items like sand, pebbles and moss. 6:30pm. $40. Details.

SUNDAY, MARCH 13

55°. Sunny. 1% chance of rain.

HIIT Workout with VoloFit at Lenny Boy Brewing Co.: Join fitness studio VoloFit for a full-body workout that will help you build endurance and strength. Bring a mat or a towel and some water. 10:30-11:30am. Free. Details.

Biggie Brunch at MacFly Fresh Printing: Expect a Biggie-themed menu with pastries from B.A.D. Doughnuts and Leah & Louise. 11am to 4pm. $45. Details.

Crunch’N’Brunch at Devil’s Logic Brewing: $10 gets you a 60-minute HIIT class led by Tone & Tap and a drink following class. 11am. $10. Details.

’90s Day at Sycamore Brewing: Head to the taproom for vintage shopping, ’90s jams, throwback snacks, and an outfit contest. Noon. Free. Details.

Crown Town Compost Spring Soil Party at Innovation Barn: Pick up compost for any spring gardening you may have and stick around for music, games, and free barbecue sandwiches. Noon to 4pm. Free. Details.

Charlotte FC Watch Party at West Side Town Brewing Company: Cheer on CLT FC with Mint City Collective as the team takes on Atlanta. 4:30pm. Free. Details.

Patti LaBelle at Belk Theater: Singing legend Patti LaBelle will grace the audience with her stunning vocals and on-stage presence. 7pm. $24.50-$249.50. Details.

Jazmine Sullivan: The Heaux Tales Tour at the Filmore: Catch a vibe with the Grammy-nominated R&B singer-songwriter. 8pm. $198. Details.