Where to go and what to do this weekend-1/9

The cold weather may be here but that show;don’t stop you from getting out there and enjoying the best the Queen City has to offer. Here’s our round up of where to go and what to do this weekend:

 

Blind Tasting Dinner
Thursday, Jan. 7
Corkbuzz Charlotte

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Head on over for a fun evening of tastings with Laura Maniec, Master Sommelier and owner of Corkbuzz Enjoy a three course meal prepared by Chef Allen Evans, perfectly paired with five of her favorite wines. View the full menu here.

 

 

 

Wicked
Wednesday, Jan. 6-Sunday, Jan. 31
Ovens Auditorium

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A broadway favorite is coming to Uptown during the month of January. Get your tickets now for this Grammy and Tony Award winning show.

 

 

 

Sweatworking
Thursday, Jan. 7
Advent Coworking

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Have a New Year’s Resolution to get fit? How about to become a better networker? Check both off your list with round two of Sweatworking, a joint venture hosted by NC Yoga Bar and Advent Coworking. After a yoga class, stick around for post class beverages and a chance to connect with other sweatworkers.

 

 

 

Jazz at the Bechtler
Friday, Jan. 8
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

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Got the post holiday blues? Instead of fighting it, give in with a night of tunes from the Ziad Jazz Quartet. They’ll be performing blues favorites including Lee Morgan’s Boy What a Night, John Coltrane’s Bass Blues, Oliver Nelson’s Yearnin’ and more.

 

 

 

Soul of the South Uptown Food Tour
Friday, Jan. 8
Uptown Charlotte

Sip, walk and taste your way through the best of the South on this interactive foodie tour. Chefs and restaurant owners throughout Uptown are opening their doors to share recipes, history and secrets into the tradition of Southern cooking. Get tickets online here.

 

 

 


Reid’s SouthPark Grand Opening Celebration

Saturday, Jan. 9
All Day with 4pm Oyster Roast

Don’t miss the most anticipated store GO this year. Enjoy tastings of Reid’s delicious eats, treats and drinks, win gift cards, and check out SouthPark’s newest hot restaurant, watering hole, deli and grocer all under one green roof. Starting at 4pm enjoy a free Oyster Roast, at least until they’re all gone!


 

 

 

Cooking Class: Wine 101
Saturday, Jan. 9
Mimosa Grill

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Sommelier Mark Orsini walks newcomers through an introduction to all things wine. $40 per person.

 

 

 

 

Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No. 1
Saturday, Jan. 9-Sunday, Jan. 10
Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

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Unwind after the hectic holiday season with a performance from the Charlotte Symphony. See Han-Na Chang conducting and Cicely Parnas on cello.

 

 

 

 

Cooking Class: Hearty Dishes for Cold Winter Nights
Saturday, Jan. 9
Blue Restaurant & Bar

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Learn how to deal with those cold winter nights with Executive Chef Gene in this interactive cooking class. You’ll learn how to make four delicious farm to table dishes, each paired with a glass of wine or beer. Seats are $44.95 and can be purchased by calling 704-927-2583.

 

 

 

1st Annual Dog Bar “Pups & Pints”
Saturday, Jan. 9-Sunday, Jan. 10
The Dog Bar

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The Dog Bar’s 1st Annual “Pups & Pints” is a perfect Saturday event for dogs and humans alike. Admission is $5, including your first beer or non-alcoholic beverage with all proceeds benefiting Family Addition Dog Rescue of Charlotte.

 

Mark your calendars! Upcoming events in the Queen City:

A Tour through the Wines of France
Thursday, Jan. 14
Foxcroft Wine Co.

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Deb Lewis, National Sales at Vintage 59 Imports leads participants through a tasting of eight French wines, paired perfectly with Foxcroft small plates. $45 per person. Call (704) 602-2133 to reserve your spot.

 

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Allison Hancinhttp://www.allisonhancin.com
A Charlotte-loving adventure seeker with an appetite for discovering local finds. Always planning my next trip!

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