Agenda Weekender: 14 cool things to do in Charlotte this weekend

Agenda Weekender: 14 cool things to do in Charlotte this weekend
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The Agenda Weekender is proudly presented by Charlotte Motor Speedway. This summer Charlotte Motor Speedway is hosting drive-in movies every Wednesday night. Catch “The Sandlot” on July 15 and “Ice Age 4” on July 22. Admission is $30 per car. Snag a ticket.


FRIDAY, JULY 10

Be The Change, online: This virtual show will be recorded live from McGlohon Theater and will explore race and social justice through performance arts. All of the funds raised will be equally distributed between Campaign Zero and the NAACP Charlotte-Mecklenburg branch. 6 p.m. Donations suggested. Details.

GIRLS YARD at The Music Yard Drive-In: The event will highlight talented female artists in the LGBTQ community, and you can order food from your car. 7:30-11 p.m. $50+. Details.

Live Studio Tour and Talk with Beverly Smith, online: Calling all art lovers. You can tour SOZO Gallery and hear from artist Beverly Smith for a one-hour virtual event. 8:30 p.m. Free. Details.

Virtual Job Fair with the USNWC: Dream of working at the Whitewater Center? Tune in for a virtual job fair to learn more about current openings. Noon to 2 p.m. Free. Details.

SATURDAY, JULY 11

Crayola Calligraphy with Skillpop, online: This is exactly what I need right now. Learn how to make fancy letters with broad line Crayola markers. 10 a.m. $20. Details.

Drive-In Movie at Lake Norman YMCA: Load up your car and take your quarantine crew to see The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. 8:15 p.m. $7+. Details.

Summer Night Series at Pinhouse: Expect live music, Frosé, and food trucks on the patio. 3-11 p.m. Free. Details.

Yacht Yoga with AIR on the Carolina Grace: What could be more relaxing than a (socially distanced) yoga class on Lake Norman? Grab your mat and get realigned. 9:30 a.m. $20. Details.

Virtual Summer Theatre: Central Piedmont Summer Theatre members will be performing Broadway hits through livestream. 7-9 p.m. Free. Details.

Drive-In Concert Series at Abari: Get takeout from your favorite restaurant then head to Abari for a drive-in concert. Justin Fedor, Elonzo Wesley, and Hungry Girl are performing. 6-8 p.m. $40. Details.

Eat & Play Disc Golf at Truist Field: Looking to switch things up this weekend? Have dinner and play some disc golf with your pals at Truist field. 6-7:45 p.m. $10+. Details.

Yoga at The Farm at Hodges Family Farm and Pumpkin Patch: If there’s anywhere you can social distance, it’s a farm. Take an hour-long yoga class and get out of the city for a while. 8 a.m. $10. Details.

SUNDAY, JULY 12

The Drive-In, Poetic Edition at 4100 Raleigh St.: Hear from spoken word poets, drive-in style. 4-6 p.m. $5 per person or $10 a car. Details.

Reiki Level 1 – Healing the Self, online: If you’ve been curious, this training gives you the chance to learn the ways of Reiki for your own personal practice.  9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $125. Details.


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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