Agenda Weekender: 18 quarantine-approved things to do this weekend in Charlotte

Agenda Weekender: 18 quarantine-approved things to do this weekend in Charlotte
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The Agenda Weekender is proudly presented by the Coca-Cola 600.

Your weekends might look a little different for now but there are still virtual, safe ways to have fun. If you’ve been missing sports, plan a social distance-friendly watch party of the Coca-Cola 600 on May 24 at 6 p.m. on FOX.


FRIDAY, MAY 15

Growing Through the Enneagram: Justin & Torre Mower of The Social Enneagram will teach you about the nine enneagram types, and you’ll learn how to grow and manage stress based on your type. 5-6:30 p.m. $20. Details.

Basic Watercolor Techniques: Looking for a new hobby? Same. Local artist Ali Loncar-Bridges will guide you through the basics of watercolor painting. 7-8:30 p.m. $20. Details.

Ascent Uptown Virtual Cocktail Class: bardo mixologist Amanda Britton will teach you how to master the Moscow Mule and a Buzz City Smash. You can order a cocktail kit through bardo to follow along or use the recipe to purchase materials on your own later. Either way, you’ll need your own vodka for the mule and whiskey for Buzzy City. Call 980.585.2433 to order a kit. Free. 6-6:30 p.m. Details.

Yoga Slow Flow and Stretch: Unwind with an hour-long slow flow yoga class, led by The Yoga Dude over Zoom. Pay what you can, if you can. 3-4 p.m. Details.

Skookum Tech Talk: Calling all businesses nerds. Tune into a talk with Robert Magnum, who spent 25 years at Disney, on technology, personalization, and digital environments. Free. Noon. Details.

Music Anywhere CLT Virtual Concert Series: From a children’s music class on Friday morning to an even piano show, there are seven virtual concerts to choose from on Friday through Music Anywhere CLT. Varies. Details.

Cocktail kits and charcuterie from Dot Dot Dot: Charcuterie boards and cocktail kits are available Thursday-Sunday only (hello, weekend at-home date night). 3-7 p.m. $17-$25. Details.

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SATURDAY, MAY 16

Dilworth Tasting Room live cocktail demonstration: Call 704.595.3337 to order a cocktail kit ahead of time and tune into DTR’s Instagram for a live demonstration on how to make the drinks. 8 p.m. Details.

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Duck Donuts Virtual Donut Making Workshop: If you’ve already had your fair share of banana bread, it’s time to graduate to donuts. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at how the donuts are made and a dozen donuts, half ready to eat, half bare with toppings so you can make your own, delivered to you for the class. $55 (kit+class). 4 p.m. Details.

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Burn Boot Camp Virtual 5K: Running a 5K is one of my goals for 2020, and if you’re a beginner like me, this is your chance to give it a try without the pressure of an audience or being lapped by seasoned runners. You can pick your route and go at your own pace (even walk!), and tune into a Zoom call beforehand to get pumped up. $30. 9:30 a.m. Details.

Saturday Morning Stretch: A Saturday mid-morning yoga class is an ideal way to ease into the weekend, and get rid of any weekday stress spilling over. The class is led by The Yoga Dude over Zoom. Pay what you can, if you can. 10 a.m. Details.

Music Anywhere CLT Virtual Concert Series: Tune into a morning sing-a-long or Josh Daniel virtual concert through Music Anywhere CLT. Varies. Details.

Get Started Running: Brian Mister, Race Director of Around the Crown 10k, is talking about how to train for your first race and giving tips for those getting into running. Note: This class covers the true basics, like greenway etiquette and what to wear running, not how to set a new PR. 10-11 a.m. $15. Details.

Order a dozen donuts from Reigning Doughnuts: The donut shop is only doing pickups on Saturdays. You can pre-order a dozen assorted donuts online ahead of time. $16/dozen. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. pickup times. Details.

Cocktail kits and charcuterie from Dot Dot Dot: Charcuterie boards and cocktail kits are available Thursday-Sunday only (hello, weekend at-home date night). 3-7 p.m. $17-$25. Details.

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SUNDAY, MAY 17

Music Anywhere CLT Virtual Concert Series: Catch any of the three Music Anywhere CLT virtual concerts airing throughout the day. Varies. Details.

A Blumey Awards Salute: Performances From Yesterday and Today: Blumenthal’s annual awards were scheduled for this weekend, and they’re celebrating by streaming a special re-broadcast of “A Blumey Awards Salute: Performances From Yesterday and Today” through Facebook and YouTube. Free. 7 p.m. Details.

Cocktail kits and charcuterie from Dot Dot Dot: Charcuterie boards and cocktail kits are available Thursday-Sunday only (hello, weekend at-home date night). 3-7 p.m. $17-$25. Details.

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