Weekday Planner: 12 things to do in Charlotte this week

Weekday Planner: 12 things to do in Charlotte this week
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This Weekday Planner is proudly presented by OrthoCarolina. Our health-conscious partners at Ortho say that healthy eating can help boost your immune system (something we could all use right now). Check out our roundup of 19 Charlotte spots with healthy food options


River Jam Run: Virtual Edition

Virtual | Varies | $15 | Details

What: Grab your sneakers and hit the trails to compete against yourself and others. Runners will have one week to compete for the top spot in either the 5K or 10K division by submitting a GPX file.

Movie Trivia at Brewers at 4001 Yancey

Brewers at 4001 Yancey | 6-8 p.m. | Free | Details


What: Wear your mask and get a team together for some movie-themed trivia.

Independence Day Week Celebration

Online | All week | Free | Details

What: Charlotte Museum of History has a week of virtual history lessons planned to celebrate Fourth of July, including a rebroadcast of a 2019 Naturalization Ceremony.


Craft the Perfect Cheeseboard

Online | 5-6:30 p.m. | $20 | Details

What: Buy your own cheeses and garnishes ahead of time or just take notes. Either way, this class will show you how to craft the perfect Instagram-worthy charcuterie board.


Charlotte Motor Speedway Drive-In Movies

Charlotte Motor Speedway | 7 p.m. | $30-$40 a car | Details

Why you should go: Grab some popcorn and snacks, load up the family, and come watch a drive-in movie at the Speedway. Stick around after the movie for fireworks, too. Proceeds will benefit the Charlotte chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities.

Paddle to Table

USNWC | 6 p.m. | $55 | Details

Why you should go: You’ll have a guided paddle down the Catawba River by kayak or stand-up paddle board, take a short hike back, and get a chef-curated meal — and there’s craft beer and wine for purchase.

[Agenda related story: How does the Whitewater Center’s $55 Paddle to Table experience work?]

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Online | 6-7:30 p.m. | $90 | Details

What: Hello roomie or date night. $90 gets you a flight of at least three different wines, two cheese boards, and access to the workshop, led by Josh Villapando, owner of Assorted Table Wine Shoppe, and Rachel Klebaur, owner of Orrman’s Cheese Shop.


4th of July Weekend: Rhythm4U + Kerrisha Glover

Middle C Jazz | 7:15 p.m. | $26+ | Details

What: Head to Middle C’s patio for a night of festive jazz music. Maybe do a takeout picnic in the park beforehand if you really want a big night out.

Real Talk About Millennial Homeownership

Virtual | 6-7:30 p.m. | Free | Details

What: Whether you’re ready to buy now or just want to know more for the future, this event will give you all the home-buying info you need.

Comedian Sid Davis at Truist Field

Truist Field | 7:30 p.m. | $20+ | Details

What: The Charlotte Knights are partnering with The Comedy Zone Charlotte for a comedy show at the ballpark. To maintain social distancing, space is limited.


Drive-In Movie at The Mill

Oak Street Mill, Cornelius | 8:15 p.m. | $15+ | Details

What: Jump in the car and see Captain America – The First Avenger with your whole fam, or whoever you’ve been quarantining with.

Summer Drive-In Series

The Music Yard | 7:30 p.m. | $50+ | Details

What: See a different performance every week from your car or sit outside at a socially distanced table. While you’re there, you can grab food from SouthBound or Mac’s Speed Shop. 21+.

Check out more upcoming events on the Agenda Event Board. Hosting an event? Reach more Charlotteans through an Event Listing, which includes placement on our Event Board and in our newsletters’ Classifieds section.

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