Weekday Planner: 11 cool things to do this week in Charlotte

Weekday Planner: 11 cool things to do this week in Charlotte
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MONDAY, JULY 6

Patio Farming Basics with SkillPop

Online | 7-8:30 p.m. | $20 | Details

Why you should go: I recently got a few plants for my balcony (outdoor office) and they bring me so much joy. This class will teach you the basics of patio farming, including how to keep plants alive.

Yoga Slow Flow and Stretch

Online | 3-4 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: The Yoga Dude will lead you through an hour-long slow flow to start your week in alignment.

TUESDAY, JULY 7

Creative Shifts: New Gods and Mythological Figures

Online | 7 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Hosted through the McColl Center, Shanequa Gay will have a virtual discussion on the meaning of Black womanhood and the representation of that in various art forms. 

Live Stream 20 Minute Home Workout

Online with Get Fit Boot Camp | 9 a.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Start your day with a quick, equipment-free sweat. All levels are invited.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8

Charlotte Knights Blood Drive

Truist Field | 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: All donors will receive a pint of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, Red Cross shirt and COVID-19 antibody testing.

“The Secret Life of Pets” at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte Motor Speedway | 7 p.m. | $30 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. Proceeds will benefit the Charlotte chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities.

Lunch & Baseball at Truist Field

Truist Field | Noon to 2 p.m. | $15 | Details

Why you should go: The Knights’s season may be canceled, but you can still see some collegiate baseball and eat your favorite ballpark foods at Truist. Your $15 ticket includes a $10 food and drink credit.

Lenny Boy Trivia is BACK!

Lenny Boy | 7-9 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Compete against fellow nerds for a chance to win a $25 gift card, crowler fill of your choice, or a pint glass. Social distancing guidelines will be enforced.

THURSDAY, JULY 9

Get Started Running with SkillPop

Online | 5-6:30 p.m. | $15 | Details

Why you should go: It’s never too late to pick up a new hobby, like running. If you’re brand new to this sport, this class will teach what you need to know to get started.

Yoga at the Yard

The Music Yard | 6-7 p.m. | $15 for GA | Details

Why you should go: Spots are limited to ensure social distancing, so plan ahead and snag a seat for this relaxing outdoor yoga session.

FRIDAY, JULY 10

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+.


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