Weekday Planner: 17 things to do this week in Charlotte

Weekday Planner: 17 things to do this week in Charlotte
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How To Build A Pot Pie

7th Street Public Market | 6-7:30 p.m. | $45-$95 | Details

Why you should go: Chef Jamie of What the Fries food truck will be teaching you how to make chicken pot pie from scratch. Your ticket includes dinner and one drink ticket for wine, beer or coffee.

Rooftop Yoga

Rooftop 210 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | $5 GA, $15 VIP | Details

Why you should go: Start your week with a relaxing rooftop yoga session and a healthy cocktail. Your ticket includes one drink ticket, and VIPs get a tank top. Bring your own mat.

Homemade Bagels & Biscotti with SkillPop

Whole Foods Market- South Park | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $38 | Details

Why you should go: You’ll learn how to make soft homemade bagels and biscotti with a coffee-chocolate sauce. I’d host a bougie brunch this weekend to show off your new, and super impressive, baking skills.

CAVA Hummus Happy Hour

All CAVA locations | 3-4 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Celebrate International Hummus Day with free chips and hummus from CAVA with any purchase.


Carol Burnett

Ovens Auditorium | 7:30 p.m. | $67-$177 | Details

Why you should go: She’s be on-screen for last six decades and has a really impressive resume — from her own show, “The Carol Burnett Show” to playing Miss. Hannigan in “Annie.”

Wedding Planning Essentials

Savvy & Co. (Elizabeth) | 6:30-8 p.m. | $25 | Details

Why you should go: Learn how to survive wedding planning, and how to start the process, whether you’re a bride-to-be, MOH or soon-to-be engaged. Event expert Jackie Fogartie will be sharing her tips and tricks, and you’ll be able to ask questions.

Star Wars Knight: Charlotte Knights v. Rochester Red Wings

BB&T Ballpark | 6-10 p.m. | $9-$55 | Details

Why you should go: The Charlotte Knights are taking on the Rochester Red Wings, and the first 2,000 fans will receive a “Jedi Knight” Good Knight Charlie Bobblehead.

Pets, Paints & Pints at Lenny Boy

Lenny Boy Brewing Co. | 5:45-8:45 p.m. | $50 | Details

Why you should go: A professional artist will sketch out your pet portrait beforehand (you’ll send in your fav photo) and then walk you through how to paint it.

[Agenda related guide: Complete list and map of Charlotte’s 30 local breweries, plus the most popular beer at each]


Opening Reception – Sentimental Spring/Guy Yanai

SOCO Gallery | 6-8 p.m. | $50 | Details

Why you should go: Sentimental Spring is painter Guy Yanai’s first solo exhibition at SOCO, and he’ll be there opening night to walk you through his work.

[Agenda related guide: 10 best places to buy art in Charlotte]

Greta Van Fleet

Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre | 8 p.m. | $50-$250 | Details

Why you should go: This rock band is relatively new to the professional music scene, but even so, they’ve got a huge following — more than half a million followers on Instagram and just under half a million Facebook likes.

Party in the Park

Romare Bearden Park | 6-9 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: The annual live music summer tradition is back, and it kicks off with Steve Owens & Summertime. So pack a picnic and some beach chairs for a Party in the Park.


Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

PNC Music Pavilion | 7:30 p.m. | $45-$260 | Details

Why you should go: This is Bob Seger’s final tour after six decades of rock music. He’s in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has achieved multiplatinum sales.

Thirsty Thursday

BB&T Ballpark | 6-10 p.m. | $9-$55 | Details

Why you should go: The Charlotte Knights are taking on the Rochester Red Wings, and they’ve got $5 craft drafts, $3 domestic drafts and $1 small sodas.

Summer Yoga Deck

Kimpton Tryon Park | 6-7 p.m. | $10 | Details

Why you should go: Come for a one-hour yoga class (taught by NC Yoga Bar) on the terrace, stay for the rosé afterward.


10 Summers Presents: The Debut Tour with Ella Mai

The Fillmore Charlotte | 8 p.m. | $93 (verified resale) | Details

Why you should go: The R&B artist is well known for her single “Boo’d Up,” and she’s also swept a handful of Soul Train Awards, including Best Song of the Year, The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award and Best R&B/Soul Female Artist. Oh, and her tour is sold out but you can still snag a resale tickets. 

Science on the Rocks: Winter Is Here

Discovery Place Science | 5-9 p.m. | $12 | Details

Why you should go: They’re going to have tons of Thrones-themed activities like a Hodor “hold the door” tug-of-war challenge, Swordwinds Historical Swordfighting and more. There will also be themed drinks and snacks.

Friday Nights at Camp North End 2019

Camp North End (1824 Statesville Ave.) | 5-10 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Friday Nights at Camp North End are back, now through October. Expect food, music and more.

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