Agenda Weekender: 37 things to do this weekend (June 10-12)

Agenda Weekender: 37 things to do this weekend (June 10-12)
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Weekend Forecast

Friday: 93. Sunny. 0% chance of rain.
Saturday: 98. Sunny. 0% chance of rain.
Sunday: 99. Mostly sunny. 0% chance of rain.

Weekender Friday June 10

Friday, June 10

Food and Drink

Taste of Charlotte in Uptown3-day festival featuring over 100 samples from area restaurants along with other entertainment. 11-11 p.m. Free. Details.

Experience

Dead & Company at PNC Music Pavilion: 7 p.m. $40 for lawn. Details.

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra at Romare Bearden Park: Third annual Uptown Pops outdoor concert and food truck rally, presented by Bank of America. 5:30. Free. Details.

Art

Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night at The Mint Museum: Afro-Cuban and Latin-American dance rhythms with a DJ, live musicians and free dance lessons. 8-11:30 p.m. $12. Details.

Opening Night of 80×80 Art Show at The Mint Museum80×80 consists of a total of 80 works, in commemoration of The Mint Museum’s approaching 80th Anniversary. 6-10 p.m. Free. Details.

NoVacancy CLT at C3 Lab: An immersive audience experience of performance art with live performances from Erik Button, Dust & Ashes and Patabamba. 7-11 p.m. $10 and free beer. Details.

Kids

Children’s Fitness and Movie Night at Stallings Municipal Park: The movie, Pixels, and an obstacle course and kickball games promoting physical activity until dusk. 7 p.m. Free. Details.

Sports

Street Soccer 945 Invitational at Romare Bearden ParkBringing the community together to end homelessness one game at a time. $250/team (5-8 people). Details.

Soccer: Charlotte Independence vs. Bethlehem Steel F.C. at Ramblewood Soccer Complex. 7 p.m. $5. Tickets.

Weekender Saturday June 11

Saturday, June 11

Food and Drink

Crown Town Throwdown at OMB: *Rescheduled from last weekend* Play corn hole for INREACH and break the Guinness World Record. 11-5 p.m. $80/team. Details.

Charlotte CitySocial Craft Beer & Barbecue at Helles & Dunkel: Ticket includes two craft beers or wines and a food item of your choice hot off the grill. 3-6 p.m. $20. Tickets.

National Corn on the Cob Day at the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market: Free recipes and plenty of corn. 8-1 p.m. Free. Details.

Beer, BBQ & Bluegrass at The Pizza Peel Plaza Midwood: Live music & giveaways; $2 of each New Sarum beer sold will be donated to help Zoey Nova fight leukemia. 2-6 p.m. Free. Details.

Charlotte East Food Truck Rally at Eastland MallCharlotte Open Air Market will host the first rally. Expect a DJ, live performance or band each week. 11 a.m. Free. Details

Crawfish for Cancer’s 1st Annual Charlotte Crawfish Boil at Fountain Plaza: Tickets are all inclusive; unlimited crawfish, Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka cocktails and live music benefiting The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. 2-7 p.m. $65. Tickets.

Bloom & Barrels Spring Winery Tour in SalisburyWinery tour featuring wine tastings at four Rowan County wineries, dinner and music, and transportation on the Salisbury Historic Trolley. 10-8 p.m. $60. Note: the cut-off to buy tickets is today (Thursday) at 5 p.m. Tickets.

Live Feed from Earl’s Mixology Lab on Facebook: Video feed of Bob Peter’s monthly class. 2:30 p.m. Free. Details.

Reid’s Shrimp Feast at both Reid’s locations: $5 for a half pound of peel and eat shrimp, $5 draft beers all day and $7.50 Belmont Breezes (SouthPark location only). 4-6 p.m. Details.

Summer Lovin’ Festival at Bull Dog Beer & Wine$12 donation to benefit Project Halo that includes two craft pints, entertainment, artisan and vendors, bar games and corn hole. 2-8 p.m. $12. Details.

Experience

Miranda Lambert at PNC Music Pavilion: Keeper of the Flame Tour. 7:30 p.m. $21 for lawn. Details.

Link Finale Party at Lucky Dog Bark and Brew: It’ll be your last chance to buy a link benefiting Humane Society of Charlotte’s #iBuild program to unchain dogs. $1/link. 6-9 p.m. Details.

Find Your Park After Dark Night Sky Program at Kings Mountain National Military ParkJoin the Carolina Skygazers on the Visitor Center front lawn as they gaze at the sky through a variety of high-powered telescopes. 8:30 p.m. Free. Details.

Sardis Marketplace Grand Opening: Live music, food trucks and giveaways. 10-6 p.m. Free. Details.

Ritmo & Sabor at Bearden Music Series: Live Latin music, delicious and authentic Latin American cuisine and kid-friendly fun. 4-9 p.m. Free. Details

Art

Beyond Rubik’s Cube Opening Day at Discovery Place: This is the world’s first exhibition all about the Rubik’s Cube puzzle. 10-4 p.m. Exhibit included with Museum admissionDetails.

Prompt Party on Open Studio Saturday: Celebrate the opening of prompt, an exhibition of new installations, with live music, food and drink, activities and live performances. 12-9 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Details.

Day After The Dead Art Show and Brunch feat. Tom Constanten at The Rabbit HoleGrateful Dead art show featuring 18 vendors, Bloody Mary bar, food truck brunch and live music. 11-5:10 p.m. Free. Details.

Kids

Children’s Colonial Day at Kings Mountain National Military Park: See what life was like in colonial South Carolina. 10-4 p.m. Free. Details.

World Ocean’s Day at Discovery PlaceChat with experts from Discovery Place and the North Carolina Fossil Club about ocean animals. 10-4 p.m. Activities included with Museum admission. Details.

Fitness

The Best Version Of Me “The Fitness Event for Women” at the Carol Hoefner Center: For women in the charlotte fitness community striving to become the best version of themselves through Self Love, Health and Wellness. 10-3 p.m. $10. Details.

Charlotte Kidney Walk at Gateway Village PromenadeKidney Walk is the nation’s largest walk to fight kidney disease sponsored by the National Kidney Foundation. 7:30 a.m. Register.

Sports

Seat Time Racing School at Charlotte Motor Speedway: Learn to drive or ride in a real stock car. 5-10 p.m. $65-$315. Details.

Ultimate: Raleigh Flyers vs. Charlotte Express at Irwin Belk Complex at Johnson C. Smith University. 7 p.m. $12. Tickets.

Weekender Sunday June 12

Sunday, June 12

Food and Drink

Saison & Champagne at Sycamore Brewing: Live music and food by Papi Queso Food Truck, TIN Kitchen and King of Pops. Noon. Free. Details.

LilySarahGrace at Birdsong Brewery: $1 of every beer purchased goes toward educators teaching through the arts. 1-3 p.m. Free. Details.

Experience

12th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party at McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square: Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and snacks, prize giveaways and have your photo taken on the red carpet with a real Tony Award. 7 p.m. Free. Details.

Sports

Ultimate Dodgeball Championship at Sky Zone: Qualify for the National Championship in Las Vegas. 12-9 p.m. $99/team (5-8 players). Details.

Cover image via Taste of Charlotte.

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