30 things to do in Charlotte this weekend

30 things to do in Charlotte this weekend

  • Axios Charlotte
  • 04/14/23

Weekender: 30 things to do in Charlotte this weekend including a food festival and brunch


Weekender: 30 things to do in Charlotte this weekend including a food festival and brunch

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FRIDAY, April 14

70. Thunderstorms. 70% chance of rain.

Charlotte SHOUT! at Uptown: Celebrate local art, music and food during the 17-day festival. Free. 11am. Details

Into the Woods at Belk Theater: Watch the critically acclaimed production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony-winning triumph with Broadway stars. $35 and up. Times vary. Details

Live Music at The Wine Loft: Unwind from the work week with a glass of wine, cocktail specials and live music. Free. 9pm. Details

Live from the Boileryard at Boileryard: Vibe to music from Pressing Strings and Phil Lomac & Shake the Dust. Free. 6-9pm. Details

LAVAGEM Celebration: Dance & Procession at Harvey B. Gantt Center: Join an Indigenous and Afro-Brazilian Celebration with historical dance and a parade-style party. Free. 6-9pm. Details

Top Shelf Candle Class at 8702 Statesville Road Unit O: Customize a candle by choosing a recycled vessel and fragrance before enjoy drinks and hookah. $50-$90. 7-9pm. Details

SATURDAY, April 15

80. Partly cloudy. 20% chance of rain.

Next Level Fight Club at Grady Cole Center: Watch local pro and amateur fighters square off. $50-$100. 5-10pm. Details

Charlotte StrEATs Tasting Tour at Gateway Village: Taste food and drinks featured from popular neighborhood restaurants without leaving Uptown. $85-$140. 12-3pm. Details

Spring Fest at Gilde Brewery: Enjoy craft beer, food and music. Free. 11am-11pm. Details

Live Music at The Music Yard: Vibe throughout the night to MARSH: Endless Album Tour. $25.6pm. Details

Yoga at Hi-Wire Brewing: Improve joint stability through static yoga flow, then reward yourself with a beer. $10. 11am-12pm. Details

Grits & Biscuits at The Fillmore Charlotte: Dance to urban music and make cultural connections through the night. $20. 9pm. Details

Charlotte Knights vs. Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp at Truist Field: Watch the Charlotte Knights take on the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. $25-$58. 6:05pm. Details

Charlotte FC vs. Colorado Rapids at Bank of America Stadium: Cheer on Charlotte FC as they take on the Colorado Rapids. $33 and up. 7:30pm. Details

2023 VTGCLT Spring Market at Ford Building: Shop from over 80 vintage and handmade vendors. $3. 11am-5pm. Details

Spring Buy Black Market at Venue at 8470: Support over 30 Black-owned businesses plus enjoy live music, giveaways, food and drinks. Free. 12-4pm. Details

Moo & Brew Fest 2023 at AvidXchange Music Factory: A two-day festival with craft beer, food and music from 25+ local, regional and national breweries serving over 75 carefully curated beers. $35-$100. 2-10pm. Details

Mad Miles at Elizabeth Park: Run, walk or jog a two-mile route before celebrating a workout by dancing to music from a live DJ. Free. 10am. Details

SUNDAY, April 16

81. Thunderstorms. 40% chance of rain.


Camden Commons at Camden Road: A pop-up outdoor living space where folks can hang out, play games, listen to music and eat tasty food from South End restaurants. Free. 11am-5pm.Details

Live Music at Amos’: Listen to rock sounds from a tribute performed by the Rush Experience. $16-$20. 7:30pm. Details

Vibras Sunday at Broken Promises: Vibe to music and enjoy a chef-catered brunch during this Latin-themed day party. Free. 2-8pm. Details

Kids Club Art Enrichment at Camp North End: Enjoy a family-friendly art class through a marble painting workshop. Free. 10am-1pm. Details

Brunch DAY party at Para Charlotte: Start your day with a buffet-styled brunch before partying to music from a live DJ throughout the day. $20-$220. 12-8pm. Details

The Toxic Brunch at Cloud: Wrap up your weekend with brunch, hookah, drinks and music. Free. 12-4pm. Details

Sunday Brunch at Heist Brewery: Enjoy food from an all-inclusive buffet brunch, drink specials and a live DJ. Prices vary. 10am-2pm. Details

Sassy Sundays at All American Pub: Sing along during a drag show with brunch and mimosas. $30. 11am. Details

DopeBrunch: DAY PARTY at Explict Bistro & Lounge: Expect a brunch menu from local chef Brenton, drinks, hookah and a live DJ. $10. 2-8pm. Details

Sunday Funday at XOXO Cocktail Lounge: Relax with music from a live DJ, a brunch menu from chef Fre and drinks. Free. 3-8pm. Details

Figure Drawing at Free Range Brewing: Bring your own supplies to draw and sip on a brew while you create. Free. 11am-1pm. Details

NoDa Arbor Day at Divine Barrel Brewing: Celebrate the NoDa Urban Tree Canopy with games, movie showings, food trucks and live music.. Free. 1-5pm. Details


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