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!
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.
Hear the discussion around topics like Health & Exercise by Dr. McBride, Various Aliments: When to seek Ortho advice and exercise modifications as we age by Doctor Dockery, Treatment of Hip and Knee Arthritis by Dr. Bates and 30 yrs of Knee replacements: How have they changed? by Dr. Ohl.
Dale F. Halton Arena - 9201 University City Boulevard / Free RSVP / 6 p.m.
Marvel at the hundreds of pieces making up dozens of vibrant sculptures by Seattle-based artist Jason Gamrath including towering 10-foot orchids, vivid pitcher plants, energetic Venus flytraps and more. By day explore the Garden and glass sculpture, while by night (Thursdays-Sundays) enjoy the illuminated sculptures and listen to live music (with a beverage) in the Beer Garden.
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden / $7.95-$14.95 (Free under 2) / Daily: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. & Nights Thu-Sun: 6-10 p.m.
Rev up your Memorial Day weekend and witness the historic 60th running of the Coca-Cola 600, NASCAR’s toughest test of man and machine! Your ticket includes fan-friendly entertainment including a spectacular salute to our military with performances by the 82nd Airborne Chorus and Lee Greenwood singing his trademark rendition of God Bless the USA and more.
Charlotte Motor Speedway / $10 for Kids under 13, $58+ for Adults / 6 p.m.
Experience the FreeMoreWest neighborhood at this unique, family-friendly event where participants are encouraged to walk rather than drive to destinations in the FreeMoreWest neighborhood. In addition to checking out the neighborhood, when you stop by the different participating businesses you will collect a stamp on your event map that can be redeemed for raffle tickets at the after-party at Town Brewing.
Join the Charlotte Hornets and CycleBar ® for a one-of-a-kind fitness experience complete with energetic music, brunch and mimosas, shopping from local vendors, a silent auction and more. All proceeds benefit the Charlotte Hornets Foundation.
Spectrum Center / $35 registration fee / 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
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.
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.