Crass, campy and cannibalistic, expect a laugh-out-loud naughty satire of the Oscar Award-winning film, The Silence of the Lambs. Rookie FBI agent Clarice Starling matches wits with the brilliant but insane psychiatrist, Dr. Hannibal Lecter in order to catch the notorious serial killer, Buffalo Bill. Pro-tip: This show is not recommended for anyone under the age of 16 or those who are easily offended.
Actor's Theatre of Charlotte - 2132 Radcliffe Ave / $15-$50 / 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. (depending on day)
Get ready to set a new PR at The Yiasou Greek Festival 5K presented by Novant Health. This route is arguably Charlotte’s “flattest” 5k and has been a record-setting course for many runners over the years.
Music at the Met is kicking off with Rayen Belchere, a solo artist with a rock vibe. Bring friends and family to enjoy an evening of free live music, cornhole, giant Jenga, food and drink specials and more.
Don’t miss the 2nd Annual Belk College Kickoff Tailgate Concert at Romare Bearden Park in Uptown Charlotte and wear your school colors as South Carolina Gamecocks and the North Carolina Tar Heels get ready to battle it out (with prizes for the most creative fans)!
Expect activities, music and races await all weekend long including All Levels Flow Yoga, Dry Tri, the Aqua Rock Deep Water Solo Climbing Competition, River Jam, the Labor Day 5K and 15K Trail Race and live music ending with a firework display after sunset to cap it off.
U.S. National Whitewater Center / Free admission / 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Since 1978, The Yiasou Greek Festival has become one of Charlotte’s largest cultural events featuring Hellenic cultural exhibits, authentic Greek cuisine and homemade pastries, entertainment, live music and dancing, wine tastings, art, shopping and more.
Lace up for a scenic run followed by a party with vendors, music, food and fun at Wooden Robot Brewery. Participants receive an exclusive 704 Shop shirt, a finisher’s medal and a free beer or popsicle (for those under 21).
Starting at Wooden Robot Brewery / $15-$40 / 9:30 a.m.
Your ticket includes two craft beers or wine, dinner, music from The Coconut Gove Band, plus a silent auction at this great fundraising event benefitting The Charlotte ToolBank, an organization that serves other community-based organizations by providing tools, equipment and expertise to empower their most ambitious goals.
Mingle at a pre-concert soiree and upon entering the main concert hall, guests will be treated to Maestro Jason Ikeem Rodgers leading the orchestra through a crazy, sexy, and cool night of 90’s R&B and Hip-Hop classics.
Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love and Mid Atlantic Pug Rescue are teaming up to put on this pup-friendly event featuring cool vendors, several rescues, a silent auction, food trucks, great craft beers and lots of adoptable dogs! The $5 donation at the door gets you your first craft brew on the house.
NoDa Brewing Company / $5 donation / 11 a.m.-4 p.m.