MONDAY, AUGUST 13
88. Partly cloudy. 20% chance of rain.
School Supply Drive
BB&T Ballpark | 7:04 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: The first 200 Knights fans to bring 5 school supply items to the park will receive a free game ticket. Acceptable items include pencils, markers, scissors and crayons.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 14
90. Partly cloudy. 20% chance of rain.
Box For Your Beer
Resident Culture Brewing Company | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | $8 | Tickets
Why you should go: This is the last installment of the popular boxing class that incorporates kickboxing, core, strength training and cardio for a killer workout taught by 9Round NoDa owner Amy Penwell. Ticket includes a pint.
Good Vibes Tour with Jason Mraz
Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre | 7:30 p.m. | $29.50-$65 | Tickets
Why you should go: Join the “I’m Yours” and “Have It All” singer, along with Brett Dennen, for a night of, well, good vibes.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15
92. Mostly sunny. 10% chance of rain.
1/2-priced La Croix Becky Buckets
Slate | $5 | Details
Why you should go: The new buckets, made with Ketel One Botanicals and Pamplemousse, Peach-Pear or Lime La Croix, were a hit on the Agenda’s Instagram and are just as Instagram worthy as they are basic.
Somm Series: Junk Food & Chill
5Church | 6-8 p.m. | $40 | Tickets
Why you should go: Join Level 2 Sommelier Patricia Smith to learn how to confidently pair four types of wine with your favorite junk food for your next night in.
Stranger Things Trivia
Rí Rá | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Prove your love for all things El, Hawkins and of course everybody’s favorite foe-turned-friend, Steve Harrington, in this themed trivia session.
The Comedy Zone | 8-11 p.m. | $20 | Tickets
Why you should go: Freid, host of The JTrain Podcast and frequent contributor to sites like Betches and TotalFratMove, brings his thoughts, opinions and comedy to Charlotte for a night.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 16
93. Partly cloudy. 20% chance of rain.
Agenda Block Party with Harris Teeter + Coca-Cola Origins
Harris Teeter South End | 6-8 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Join Team Agenda for a summer block party complete with Coca-Cola Origins + Harris Teeter Ice Cream Floats, hot dogs, a ring toss and a dunk booth featuring our very own Ted Williams.
Pig Out BBQ
Abari | 6 p.m.-12 a.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Swing by and hang out on the front porch with a plate of BBQ in hand.
Seafood Pizza & Wine Pairing
Inizio | 7-8:30 p.m. | $55 | Tickets
Why you should go: Each ticket includes a chef-inspired seafood pizza and a specially-paired wine to wash it down with. The White Clam (littleneck clams, pecorino, oregano, EVOO and garlic) and Low Country Boil (shrimp, andouille sausage, corn, potatoes and coiled peppers) pizzas are only available at the event, so don’t skip it.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17
92. 50% chance of afternoon thunderstorms.
Super Splash Day
BB&T Ballpark | 12:05 p.m. | $8+ | Details
Why you should go: Cool off when the park transforms into a waterpark, complete with a slip ‘n slide, misting station, kiddie pools, dunk tank and more.
NoDa Brewing Company | 2-10 p.m. | Free admission | Details
Why you should go: Fall is so close you can almost taste it. Oh, wait, you can. The brewery’s staple pumpkin ale, brewed with 50+ pounds of pumpkin and 42 pounds of brown sugar, plus allspice, cardamom, cloves and ginger, is back and available in cans and on draft.
Fall 2018 Season Kick Off
Windy Hill Orchard & Cider Mill | 5-9 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Escape the heat and remind yourself why you love the fall at the orchard’s Cider Bar, with flavors like Gala Peach, Hoppin Johnny and Ginger Gold. Pro tip: the hard ciders complement the apple cider doughnuts alarmingly well, and no trip is complete without them.
Tread Nightly & Tread Brightly
U.S. National Whitewater Center | 5 p.m. Friday-12:30 p.m. Saturday | $30-$100 | Details
Why you should go: If running a 4- or 13-mile route at night, camping out, and doing it all again the next morning is your idea of fun, this is your time to shine.
Black Food Truck Friday
Fire House Bar & Food Truck | 6 p.m. | Free admission | Details
Why you should go: Enjoy everything from seafood to soul food while shopping local merchants at this family-friendly FTF.
Carolina Panthers vs. Miami Dolphins
Bank of America Stadium | 7:30 p.m. | $12-$200 | Tickets
Why you should go: The boys are back in town – see how they look ahead of the 2018 season when they square up against Miami.
The Comedy Zone | 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. | $30-$35 | Tickets
Why you should go: Far from the buttoned-up dad you know him as on Full House (his first book was entitled Dirty Daddy), Saget’s dark comedy will leave you reeling.