MONDAY, JANUARY 7
Monday Night Oyster Sessions
Sea Level | 7-8:30 p.m. | $50 | Details
Why you should go: You can expect to eat tasty oysters cooked in a variety of ways. Plus, you can meet other oyster-loving Charlotteans.
Revolt Comedy Show #03
Heist Brewery | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | $3 | Details
Why you should go: You get to drink beer and start your week with a good laugh.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 8
Justin Timberlake – The Man Of The Woods Tour
Spectrum Center | 7:30 p.m. | $85+ | Details
Why you should go: You can hear JT’s new music, and you never know what throwbacks he’ll throw in (“Summer Love,” anyone?).
Pizza and Pint Night
South End Social | 6-9 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: The first 50 people will get a free pint of Legion’s beloved Juicy Jay, and everyone gets free pizza (get there by 6 p.m. to snag your slice).
Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella
Belk Theater | 7:30-10 p.m. | $25+ | Details
Why you should go: It’s a twist on the classic Cinderella story, set in World War II and told through dance and music.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9
F*ck Up Night
Advent Coworking | 7-10 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should attend: If your word for 2019 is to the tune of “entrepreneurial,” you might want to attend this. Learn about the good, the bad and the ugly of starting a business.
SoGal Charlotte: Seed the South
Foundation for the Carolinas | 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | $50 | Details
Why you should go: Early-stage start-ups get to pitch to investors and mingle with other community leaders.
John Nemeth at Neighborhood Theatre
Neighborhood Theatre | 8 p.m. | $15-$20 | Details
Why you should go: This guy is known for electric blues, and a concert is the perfect mid-week pick-me-up activity.
Charlotte Trans Pride Kickoff
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church | 6:30-8 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Learn more about how to support trans people in the community and help brainstorm inclusive initiatives for this year.
Austin Eddy exhibition
SOCO Gallery | 6-8 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: The New York-based artist will be sharing his abstract works through his newest exhibition, Tur Til Turtle Island. Wednesday is the reception where Eddy will be there to walk guests through the artwork.
The Garage at Packard Place | 8-10 a.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Listen to local start-ups pitch ideas and network with other entrepreneurs.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 10
Lake Street Dive w/ special guest Mikaela Davis
The Fillmore | 8 p.m. | $32-$45 | Details
Why you should go: This group is known for mixing and blending genres of music – you can expect country, jazz, folk, pop-rock and other sounds.
Honey Pie Double IPA Release!
Birdsong Brewing Co. | 3-10 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Honey Pie is one of Birdsong’s best-loved limited releases. Get it on draft while you’re there and snag some cans for later.
Anne Neilson Through the Lens: A Photography Exhibition
Anne Neilson Fine Art | 6-8 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Attend opening night for the gallery’s first-ever photography exhibition, featuring several different photographers.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 11
Charlotte Checkers vs. Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins
Bojangles Coliseum | 7 p.m. | $18.50+ | Details
Why you should go: Cheer on the Checkers while they take on the Scranton Penguins.
Cheese & Cider Pairing
Red Clay Ciderworks | 7-8:30 p.m. | $19 | Details
Why you should go: Try different cheeses and wash them down with cool ciders.