The Weekender: May 29 – 31

The Weekender: May 29 – 31
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The Weekender:

If you were out of town last weekend you really missed a great weekend in Charlotte. Well, maybe you were somewhere tropical, and in that case I’m jealous. Anyways, can you believe the weekend is here already? It’s a good thing this was a short week because last weekend really took it out of me and going back to work was rough. Have a great weekend!

Experience

  • Queen City Conscious Market: The Queen City Conscious market is back this weekend at Heist Brewery. Head over to Heist this Saturday for lunch and the opportunity to shop at local vendors. Saturday, 5/30; 11:30am-3:30pm
  • Best of the Best: This Friday the Charlotte Magazine Best of the Best winners for 2015 will be celebrated at the Fillmore with local food and 90’s music. Get a ticket for only $18 to go celebrate the places you love most in Charlotte. Friday, 5/29; 6:30pm
  • Comedy Zone – Iliza Shlesinger: This Last Comic Standing winner will surely keep you laughing this weekend. I have seen her stand up shows online and this is one show I would not miss. Multiple Show Times Thursday – Saturday. Tickets

CHARLOTTE! See me MAY 28-30th! GIRLS! BRING YOU CLUTCHES! GUYS! BRING YOUR GIRLS WITH CLUTCHES!

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  • Cyclemania: Bring your vintage motorcycles or scooters out to play this weekend. The Chop Shop in NoDa will be hosting this year’s Mod’s vs Rockers event. Saturday, 5/30; 11am

Arts

  • Seven Guitars at The Duke Energy Theatre produced by On Q Performing Arts. August Wilson’s play about blues, unexpected musical hits, righting wrongs and the fight for man’s own humanity. $28; showing now until June 6. Schedule and tickets
  • All Shook Up at Rock Hill Community Theatre. Elvis inspired songs drive this Joe DiPietro musical. Expect some hip-swiveling and lip-curling. $10-$15; showing now until May 30. Schedule and tickets

Fitness

  • Color Run 5K: Looking to add some color to you outfit this weekend? Head over to the Charlotte Motor Speedway and have some paint thrown in your face. Saturday, 5/30; 8am

The Color Run makes you wanna…JUMP! JUMP! 🙌 #Happiest5k A photo posted by thecolorrun (@thecolorrun) on

  • Critical Mass Bike Ride: This group ride starts at Common Market in Plaza Midwood on the last Friday of every month. This a fun way to ride bikes with friends through the queen city. Friday, 5/29; 8-11pm

Sports

  • USA Rugby Quarter Finals: The Eastern Regionals will be held in Charlotte this Saturday and Sunday. Select Rugby clubs from all over the east coast will be here fighting for a win. Read Mary’s Agenda article on reasons you should go hereDates & Times

 

Who’s coming?

 

A photo posted by Rugby Athletic Center, LLC (@rugbyathlcenter) on

  • Charlotte Hounds Game: The Charlotte Hounds face the New York Lizards this Saturday at Memorial Stadium. I did not make it to the game last Saturday but I sure could hear the crowd and see the fireworks from the roof of Peculiar Rabbit. Saturday, 5/30; 7pm
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