Weekday Planner: 15 things to do this week after work — including OMB’s Weihnachtsmarkt, Poptopia Holidays and an evening with Bill Clinton

Weekday Planner: 15 things to do this week after work — including OMB’s Weihnachtsmarkt, Poptopia Holidays and an evening with Bill Clinton
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26

Charlotte Hornets vs. Milwaukee Bucks

Spectrum Center | 7 p.m. | $10-$335 | Details

Why you should go: No. 6 in the Eastern Conference, the Hornets will take on the Bucks – currently sitting at No. 2.

CLT: Ornament Embroidery

Swoozie’s Charlotte | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $30 | Details

Why you should go: There are so many fun holiday-themed SkillPop classes, including this one where you get to choose from a variety of patterns to create your own embroidered ornament. You can make one for your own tree or as a thoughtful gift for someone else.


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27

2018 Charlotte Chamber Annual Meeting

Crown Ballroom, NASCAR Hall of Fame| 5:45 p.m. | $85 | Details

Why you should go: Hear from special guest U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. and the 2018 Citizen of the Carolinas Honoree, Nikki Haley. Plus, network with thousands of community stakeholders, learn more about Novant Health’s plans for 2019 and celebrate the chamber’s accomplishments.


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Poptopia Holidays: A Pop-Up Shop

Foundation for the Carolinas | 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Free admission | Details

Why you should go: Shop for everyone on your list, including yourself, from local vendors. The pop up will have clothing, jewelry, accessories, Charlotte-themed items and other gifts.

Jeremy Piven

The Comedy Zone – Charlotte | 8-11 p.m. | $35-$60 | Details

Why you should go: You’ve seen him in “Entourage” and in “Seinfeld” and “Ellen” in the 90s, now Jeremy Piven is taking his stand-up comedy act on the road. You’re going to want to treat yourself to these tickets.

Charlotte Hornets vs. Atlanta Hawks

Spectrum Center | 7 p.m. | $10-$335 | Details

Why you should go: Cheer on the Hornets as they take on the Atlanta Hawks.

Turkey Burn Yoga Sculpt

Resident Culture Brewing | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | $8 | Details

Why you should go: Bring your yoga mat if you have one, and take a CorePower yoga sculpt class. The price includes a drink of your choice (kombucha, beer, wine, etc.).


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Uptown Tree Lighting

Corner of 7th and North Tryon | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | $8 | Details

Why you should go: This year’s tree will be in the Charlotte Christmas Village, so you can get a double dose of holiday cheer. Santa, ACC mascots and more will also be there. So, watch the tree light up and treat yourself to some baked goods and drinks from the market – a wonderful winter combination.

An Evening with President Bill Clinton and James Patterson

Knight Theater | 7-8 p.m. | $50-$125 | Details

Why you should go: President Clinton and best-selling author James Patterson collaborated on novel “The President is Missing,” and will be sharing insights about the book and more. Fun fact: This is the first time a president and best-selling author have worked together to write a fiction book.

Brett Young – CMT on Tour: Here Tonight

The Fillmore | 7:30 p.m. | $42-$139 | Details

Why you should go: Brett Young has a ton of country hits, so if you like that genre, you’re going to want tickets to this live show.

The Office Trivia: Expert Level

NoDa Brewing Company | 6-8:30 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: “It is on like a prawn who yawns at dawn.” All of those Netflix binge sessions might payoff, so show off your love for all things “The Office” through three rounds of questions while sipping on some brews.

Christmas in Davidson

Downtown Davidson | 6 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: A 30-year-tradition, shop Main Street, take a carriage ride and indulge in some holiday treats. It makes for a family friendly and photo-worthy evening.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Weihnachtsmarkt

The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery | 4-9 p.m. | Free admission | Details

Why you should go: They’ll be releasing Yule Bock, Santa is visiting and 45 vendors will be there to shop from. They’ll also have Gluhwein (pronounced “Gloo-vine”), a warm mulled wine.

Onesie Bar Crawl – Charlotte

Lucky’s Bar and Arcade | 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. | Varies | Details

Why you should go: Get a onesie and crawl to five bars where there will be exclusive food and drink specials, DJs and more. You’ll get a free LED pacifier, flashing glasses and a wristband.

Zipline and Dine

U.S. National Whitewater Center | 6-9 p.m. | $75 | Details

Why you should go: Zipline through the trees, and take a short hike back before enjoying a three-course meal.

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