Performances Friday, May 24 through Saturday, June 8
In Mel Brooks’ laugh-out-loud spectacle, a producer and his accountant aim to scam their investors by producing the biggest flop on Broadway. Only one thing goes awry, the show is a smash hit. Winner of 12 Tony Awards, The Producers proclaims itself an “equal opportunity offender.”
Don’t miss headliners in concert at Romare Bearden Park including Corey Smith, Brothers Osborne and Styx plus opening acts like Kameron Marlowe, Abby Anderson, Caylee Hammack, Tyler Rich, Charity Case and Sugarcreek. Want more? Check out all the live entertainment, access to NASCAR racing’s brightest stars, giveaways and interactive displays from 12-8 p.m. on Tryon Street in Uptown.
Tryon Street & Romare Bearden Park / $20 / Gates open at 6 p.m.
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.
Friday Night Live has returned to downtown Belmont with its second event featuring Trial By Fire (Journey Tribute) that will be rocking Main Street alongside dancing, food trucks and a beverage garden. Events kick off at 6 p.m. with a DJ followed by the featured band at 7 p.m. Additional dates are June 7, June 21 and July 4 in conjunction with Red, White & Belmont.
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.
Rea Farms is partnering with Ace & TJ’s Grin Kids to bring you a night of classic 80s and 90s music, all while supporting terminally ill or chronically disabled children. Expect food trucks, beer, wine and Tito’s (for purchase in GA and all-inclusive in VIP).
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.
“Show Boat” comes to the Halton stage to kick off the 2019 Central Piedmont Summer Theatre season. Based on the bestselling novel by Edna Ferber, with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, follow a family of performers on the Mississippi River. All sales final. No refunds. Free parking.
Dale F. Halton Theater - 1206 Elizabeth Avenue / $10-$22 / 7:30 p.m.
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.