Wind down your week with a free outdoor yoga class at the Ballantyne Yoga Series led by Sara’s YMCA instructors. Stick around after the class to enjoy homemade popsicles from King of Pops. This event is free and open to the community, so bring a yoga mat and invite your friends!
Think & Drink is a shared experience featuring intimate talks from Charlotte’s most interesting thinkers, innovators and rule-breakers. This edition kicks off the series with an exclusive music listening session before tackling the big question: why do we love certain songs, hate certain sounds and have certain audio on repeat?
Get crafty (with a beverage) and build a Charlotte skyline wooden wall piece with basic woodworking skills, vinyl transfer techniques and some laser cutting. Your ticket includes popcorn, one beer/wine ticket and free parking.
Haute & Co. Bridal is the Carolina’s first and only exclusively curvy bridal boutique and in celebration of their grand opening, brides will receive a VIP appointment, 15% off their wedding gown purchase, free swag from local wedding vendors and complimentary food and wine as you browse through their exclusive collection of wedding gowns.
Check out this week’s Music at the Met with Rayen Belchere, a solo artist with a rock vibe who plays a variety of genres (think Little Richard meets Ric Flair), plus fun for all ages with games, giveaways, food and drink specials. Pro-tip: Music at the Met will continue every Thursday until June 13th.
Don’t miss the summer classic, Jaws, on the deck beginning with live music at 7 p.m. with the movie starting at 8:30 p.m. Come early to snag the best first-come, first-served seating and food and drinks from JJ’s Red Hots, King of Pops Charlotte and Resident Culture Brewing Company. Pro-tip: Bring your own blanket and low back chairs for maximum comfort and you can bring your own food but please no glass.
The Taste of Charlotte Festival, presented by Food Lion, is a 3 day festival with over 100 samples from 30+ area restaurants and fun for all ages! Expect beer, wine, live music and entertainment, cooking demos, street performances, a kids area, unique shopping and a variety of local, regional and national partners interacting with festival goers, providing information, coupons and giveaways.
Uptown on N Tryon St between Stonewall & 5th Street / Free admission / Fri-Sat: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. & Sun: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
The Race to the Taste 5K, presented by Truliant Federal Credit Union, will start and finish at the Taste of Charlotte Festival. Participate in the full 5K race, or enjoy a 1-mile run/walk where you get to eat a cupcake every 1/4 mile. Plus a kids dash and an after-party with awards, live music, more cupcakes, and cold beverages.
FABFEST is a weekend celebration of Beatles music that includes 2 full days of live music, speakers, and activities at Fairfield by Marriott and 2 evening concerts at Knight Theater in Uptown Charlotte. This event is fun for all ages and a fab way to celebrate Father’s Day!
Fairfield by Marriott & Knight Theater / $19.50-$55.50 / Time varies by day
Celebrate the humanities with an all local day festival at The Shed Amphitheater (right next to the Sugar Creek Station on the light rail) featuring a diverse lineup of DJ’s, bands and artists all coming together to showcase their talents.