Agenda Weekender: 46 things to do including Queen’s Feast, Reinheitsgebot at OMB and Barnstock BYOB Music Festival

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Weekend Forecast

Friday: 96. Mostly sunny. 10% chance of rain.
Saturday: 97. Mostly sunny. 10% chance of rain.
Sunday: 95PM thunderstorms. 60% chance of rain.

Friday, July 21

Food & Drink

Charlotte Restaurant Week (Queen’s Feast) throughout Charlotte: Enjoy three-course meals from 130+ restaurants for $30 or $35. Details.

Grand Opening at Your Pie South End: Get $3.14 pizzas all day. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Free. Details.

Peach Day at Charlotte Regional Farmers Market: Expect free peach ice cream and recipes, plus fresh peaches and peach desserts for sale. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Details.

Fish Fry Birthday Party at littleSpoon: littleSpoon is turning three and to celebrate they’ll be serving up fried catfish, kimchi coleslaw, hushpuppies, oysters and more. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $35. Details.

Cocktails and Cigars at the Epicentre: This is a two part event starting with a happy hour at Howl the Moon with drink specials and followed by a cigar event at Tailored Smoke. 7 p.m. $21.50. Details.


Last Call for Summershare at Camp North End: Join #summershareCLT for live music, beer and food from JJ’s Red Hots during the last chance to donate to local charities on the Give Shop. 5-9 p.m. Free. Details.

Silent Disco – Christmas in July at Rooftop 210: They’ll be collecting toys for Addy’s Giving Heart. 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Free. Details.

Learn Things

Shake Stir Sip Socialize Cocktail Class: Tiki Masterclass at Hygge Coworking (1776 Statesville Avenue): Ticket includes 3 full-sized cocktails, individual bar stations and take home recipes. 7:30-9:30 p.m. $65. Details.

Arts & Entertainment

The Little Mermaid at Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center: Fri-Sun. $25. Details.

The JAZZ ROOM at Stage Door Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center: Los Angeles-based trumpeter Corey Wilkes plays the music of Freddie Hubbard, one of jazz’s most powerful and prolific jazz trumpeters from the 1960s. Fri-Sat. $14-$16. Details.

Bechtler by Night at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art: Expect gallery games, a scavenger hunt, BINGO, cash bar and a tie-dye art activity. 5-9 p.m. Free. Details.

Sounds on the Square at Spirit Square: See Jay Rogers Bluesman and his band; food and drinks will be for sale and make sure to BYO lawn chair. 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Details.

Art in Motion at Coco and the Director: This is Coco’s spin on open mic night. Sip on drink specials while you enjoy live performances of music and poetry while an artist creates a piece throughout the event. 7-9 p.m. Free. Details.

Outdoor Movie Series at Promenade On Providence: Sing will be playing on the big screen on the Green, and kids can enjoy outdoor yard games. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Free. Details.


Tread Nightly Tread Brightly at USNWC: Run the half marathon or 4 miler at night, camp, and then run the same thing the next morning. Fri-Sat. $30-$100. Details.

Saturday, July 22

Food & Drink

Firefighters’ Pancake Breakfast at 7th Street Public Market: Enjoy fresh blueberry and plain pancakes made just for you by Charlotte’s firefighters. 8 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Donation. Details.

Reinheitsgebot Party at OMB: To celebrate their German heritage, OMB will be pouring steins nonstop and hosting live music from local artists outside. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Free. Details.

Hops and Pups at Heist Bewery: Hang out and meet adoptable dogs. 12-3 p.m. Free. Details.

First Birthday Party at Thirsty Nomad Brewing: Expect live entertainment, food trucks, vendors and crafts. 1-7 p.m. Free. Details.

Matthews Farmers Market Fundraiser Dinner at New Town Farms: Expect unlimited pizza from True Crafted, pasta, desert, local beer and wine, and a silent auction. 5-8 p.m. $75. Details.


Singles Serve at Barringer Academic Center: After you help out the kids and staff at Barringer Academy, you’ll head over to Queen Park social to unwind. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Details.

Jimbo-Palooza at Heist Bewery: Come out and support the Jimmy CORE Foundation at their first fundraiser with beer, BBQ, a silent auction, live music and shopping. 12-6 p.m. Free. Details.

Charotte Black Gay Pride Expo at Embassy Suites Charlotte – Uptown: This event is part of CBGP week and features local businesses and organizations. 12-5 p.m. Free. Details.

Carolina Jubilee Ticket Release Party at Lenny Boy Brewing Co.: Lenny Boy is hosting a festival pre-party with beer, specialty food and live music. 1 p.m. Free. Details.

Love Yourself Girl Social at Advent Coworking: Enjoy a night of dialogue and networking with local entrepreneurs. 4-6 p.m. $5. Details.

Silent Disco Bar Crawl in the EpiCentre: Expect live DJs (through headphones), giveaways and drink specials at Whisky River, TILT, Prohibition, Rooftop 210 and Suite. 4-10:30 p.m. $15-$20. Details.

SlushRush Charlotte Pop Up Day Party at 360 Lounge: Expect a pop up restaurant and day spa party held on the patio. 6-9:30 p.m. Free. Details.

4th Annual Summer Love Music & Arts Festival at Flight: This event will showcase Charlotte artists, businesses and people; expect music, a pong tournament and free beer before 8 p.m. 6-10 p.m. $10. Details.

Young Professionals Against Alzheimer’s Social at Le Meridien: Join the Blondes vs. Brunettes flag football kickoff party featuring cocktails, music and hors d’oeuvres. 6-9 p.m. Free with RSVP or $10 at door. Details.

Christmas in July at The Brass Tap – South End: Expect themed beers, prizes and a celebrity appearance by the red man himself. 7-10 p.m. Free. Details.

Learn Things

Wood Fired Pizza Workshop at Lucky Leaf Farm: Expect tours, pizza making and general relaxation (BYOB). 6-9 p.m. $20. Details.

Arts & Entertainment

9th Annual Barnstock BYOB Music Festival in Huntersville: A BYOB music festival, founded and hosted by a NC family, that raises money for local nonprofits. $35+. Details.

The Hamiltones with Special Apperance by Anthony Hamilton at TCB 5400 Bar and Grill: 12-7 p.m. $20-$25. Details.


Imagi-Con at The Joe and Joan Martin Center: The second annual comic book, graphic novel, manga and anime event for ages 11-18; expect children’s activities. 12-4 p.m. Free. Details.


Life Time Yoga at Whole Foods Veranda: Be sure to bring your yoga mat, water bottle and a towel. 9-10 a.m. Free. Details.

Sunday, July 23

Food & Drink

Makossa Charlotte Cookout at Morehead Tavern: The popular event from Brooklyn and LA has made its way to Charlotte as part of the Miller Lite Kickback series; expect DJs. 2-8 p.m. Free. Details.


Duke Mansion Home and Garden Tour: Their annual open house is coming up and you can tour the house and gardens at your leisure; expect free valet parking and refreshments. 1-8:30 p.m. Free. Details.

Main Street Books Pop Up Shop at Birdsong Brewery: Main Street Books from Davidson, NC will be on site with their mobile bookstore. 1-4 p.m. Free. Details.

Air to Be Pop-Up Shop at Wooden Robot Brewery: Grab a couple beers and shop around Air To Be’s hand crafted clothing and accessories. 1-7 p.m. Free. Details.

Sip & Paint at Murphy’s Kitchen and Tap: Join Stoli and Murphy’s for a night of drinking and painting; ticket includes two drinks and all the supplies you need to recreate the Charlotte skyline. 2-5 p.m. $30. Details.

Golfin’ For Booty at Topgolf: Ticket includes 3 hours of TopGolf, food and non-alcoholic beverages, benefiting the Levine Cancer Institute 24 Hours of Booty Team. 2-5 p.m. $75. Details.

Columbian Independence Celebration at Rooftop 210: Celebrate Columbian Independence Day; 18+ with live music. 6-10 p.m. $10+. Details.


Shark Week at Discovery Place Science: Expect daily activities fossil digs, dissections and crafts. Included in admission. Details.

Animal Feeding at Reedy Creek Nature Preserve: Register in advance. 2 p.m. Free. Details.


Dads+Bags+Brews: Kickball Game for Parents Edition at Grier Heights Park: Join a pop-up kickball game for parents with food and giveaways. 2-4 p.m. Free. Details.


Chief’s Cup at BB&T Ballpark: The CMPD Blue Hornets will take on the CFD Blaze in this game benefitting Levine Children’s Hospital. 5-8 p.m. $5. Details.

We’re excited for…

CLT Burger Week throughout Charlotte: Take a bite out of Charlotte’s burger scene for just $5 a burger, then help find the best burger in town by voting for one of their 40+ participating restaurants. $5. July 24-30.

24 Hours of Booty at Queens University: Join 1,200+ riders and 200 walkers to raise funds for Levine Cancer Institute, Levine Children’s Hospital, LIVESTRONG Foundation, Keep Pounding Foundation and Queen’s University. 7 p.m.-7 p.m. $30+ . July 28-29.

Charlotte Block Party at The Carole Hoefener Center: Help spread Human Trafficking Prevention Awareness at this family-centered event with bouncy houses, games, face painting, music, contests and food trucks. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$25. July 29.

See all the upcoming events here.

Cover photo via The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery.
Alivia McAtee contributed to this story.

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