Weekday Planner: 25 things to do this week in Charlotte

Weekday Planner: 25 things to do this week in Charlotte
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11

Hand Embroidered Valentines

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

Why you should go: Skillpop is providing everything you need to stitch your own adorable hand-embroidered Valentine.


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12

Bob Ross Paintalong

Camp North End | 7 p.m. | $20 | Details

Why you should go: It’s no happy little accident this painting event is back for a second time, watch an episode of Bob Ross to paint your own happy little tree scene.

Free cheese plate at Dilworth Tasting Room

Dilworth Tasting Room | All day | $20-$25 | Details

Why you should go: You get a free cheese plate if you do one of their wine flights you get three 3-ounce pours — $20 for white wine, $25 for red.

St. Paul and the Broken Bones

The Fillmore | 8 p.m. | $44 | Details

Why you should go: The Alabama soul band returns to The Fillmore just five years removed from the release of their debut album.


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Patti LaBelle in Concert

Blumenthal Performing Arts Center | 6-10 p.m. | $24.50+ | Details

Why you should go: Patti LaBelle will be belting out classic rhythm and blues renditions, pop and spiritual sonnets. You might know her songs like “On My Own” and “If Only You Knew”.

Fall in Love with Charlotte Pride!

Dilworth Grille | 6-8 p.m. | Free, cash bar | Details

Why you should go: You’ll get to meet the team behind Charlotte Pride and learn about how to get involved — plus, there’s going to be free snacks.

Welcome to Charlotte Block Party

SouthEnd Station | 9 p.m. | $25-$16,000 | Details

Why you should go: The event’s being hosted by Floyd Mayweather, and your ticket lets you hop between at least three of the four clubs (Slate, Oak-Room, American Pub and Hot Taco). DJs and celebs are promised to be at each venue.


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Valentine’s Day at Sycamore

Sycamore Brewing | 4-10 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: They’ll have heart-shaped pizzas from True Crafted Pizza, live music, cake pops and drink specials — honestly, it’s an ideal situation.

Single AF: Anti-Valentines Day

Wooden Robot Brewery | 4-10 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: There will be tons festive beer, including S’mores Stout and their Strawberry Swirl It, and voo-doo doll making for the ultimate anti-Valentine’s activity.

Valentine’s Day at Sea Level

Sea Level | 4-7 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Enjoy $1 Oysters from 4-7 p.m. before dinner.

Chef Tasting Valentine’s Dinner at The Stanley

The Stanley | 5-9 p.m. | $85+ | Book

Why you should go: You get a five-course chef tasting menu ($85 per person) with an optional beverage pairing (additional $45 per person).

Agenda related guide: 6 quick things to know before your first dinner date at The Stanley

Valentine’s Dinner at Stoke

Stoke | 5-9 p.m. | $40 | Book

Why you should go: You’ll get a delicious three-course meal for $40 per person.

Dinner and Drink Pairing at Bardo

Bardo | 5 p.m., 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. | $240 | Book

Why you should go: Enjoy a four-course dinner experience with curated wine and cocktail pairings ($240 per couple including gratuity and taxes).

Zipline and Dine: Valentine’s Edition

USNWC | 6 p.m | $75 | Book

Why you should go: Zip 1,625 feet before a three-course meal.

Valentine’s Dinner at Haymaker

Haymaker | 5 p.m., 7 p.m. & 9 p.m | $65 | Book

Why you should go: You’ll get a romantic three-course dinner ($65 per person).


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15

An Intimate Evening with Sarah McLachlan

Belk Theater | 8-11 p.m. | $25+ | Tickets

Why you should go: She’s won three GRAMMY Awards and been nominated for 14 in her 30-year career.

Chocolate – Benefiting WFAE with support from SunTrust

Charlotte Museum of History | 6-8 p.m. | $25-$35 | Details

Why you should go: You get two hours of unlimited chocolate tasting, and all of the proceeds benefit WFAE.

NBA All-Star at Epicentre

Epicentre | Noon to 7 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: The official free fan destination features customized experiences, retail offerings and NBA partner activations. Open daily noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Free to enter but advance reservations and wristbands required.

All-Star Bar Crawl

Epicentre | Noon to 6 p.m. | $20-$30 | Details

Why you should go: Three Epicentre bars — World of Beer, Empire and Wild Wing Cafe — are hosting one mega day party featuring DJ Kool, DJ Chuck Chillout, DJ Red Alert and DJ Flex.

The Answer Day Party

Oak Room & Slate | 1-8 p.m. | $35-$60 | Details

Why you should go: Allen Iverson and friends host the day party at Oak Room and Slate featuring music by DJ SnS and DJ Infamous.

Black Food Truck Friday: NBA All-Stars

Recess | 4-10 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Black-owned food trucks put on this family-friendly affair, which is free to enter; purchase tickets for food and games.

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Bojangles’ Coliseum | 7 p.m. | SOLD OUT | Details

Why you should go: Celebrities join NBA and WNBA athletes for an entertaining game. Last year Quavo was the MVP.

Welcome to Charlotte All-Star Weekend Celebration

ClubONE | 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. | $50-$75. | Details

Why you should go: Real Housewives star and Charlotte nightlife mogul Peter Thomas welcomes visitors to All-Star weekend at ClubONE featuring Kid Capri downstairs and DJ Daddy D upstairs.

Mtn Dew Ice Rising Stars

Spectrum Center | 9 p.m. | $220+ | Details

Why you should go: Ten first and second-year NBA players from the U.S. take on 10 first and second-year NBA players from around the world in the league’s annual showcase of premier young talent.

704 All-Star Weekend Party ft. Deniro Farrar

The Rabbit Hole | 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. | $20-$1,200 | Details

Why you should go: One of Charlotte’s best hometown rappers takes over The Rabbit Hole with Vegas McClain, Jayway Sosa and Power 98’s Mr. Incognito.

[Looking for more things to do? Here’s the Agenda’s full event calendar]

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