Aside from (finally) changing over your closet to your fall wardrobe, we’ve got a full itinerary for your weekend. Get out there and enjoy the beautiful weather with our round-up of what to do and where to go this weekend in Charlotte:

 

Sunset at Metropolitan
Thursday, October 13
Metropolitan

Sip, dine and dance at the Metropolitan at the finale of Sunset at Metropolitan. This week, The Sol Fusion Band will bring the energy with live performances of crowd favorites. Catch the sunset and welcome the weekend a day early.

 

 

 

Meet Designer Sam Edelman
Thursday, October 13
SouthPark Mall

Where to Go This Weekend in Charlotte

Update your fall shoe collection with a one-of-a-kind meet and greet event with Sam Edelman. Browse his Fall 2016 selection, meet the designer and support the Belk Women’s Health Fund with your purchase. Shoppers will receive a special gift with purchase while supplies last.

Get the full scoop here!

 

 

 

Hunstad Kortesis October Beauty Bash
Friday, October 14-Saturday, October 15
Hunstad Kortesis SouthPark (Friday) and Hunstad Kortesis Huntersville (Saturday)

Where to Go This Weekend in Charlotte

Speak one-on-one with Hunstad Kortesis professionals during this two day, multi-location event. Kick off the festivities with the Beauty Bash Pre-Event Social at the SouthPark office Friday evening. On Saturday, join the team in Huntersville for an all day event featuring live demonstrations and major savings opportunities.

Get the full scoop here!

 

 

Three Spirits Brewery Crafts & Drafts
Friday, October 14
Three Spirits Brewery

Where to Go This Weekend in Charlotte

Get way ahead of your holiday shopping with Crafts & Drafts at Three Spirits Brewery. Over 20 local artisans and vendors will line the brewery, creating a perfect atmosphere for sipping and shopping. This event is family-friendly and completely free.

 

 

 

Plie for Pink
Saturday, October 15
Xtend Barre Charlotte

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Sweat for a cause this Saturday at their 9:30 am donation-based class benefiting local charity Go Jen Go. This 75-minute class will get your heart rate up, and is followed by sips, snacks and a healthy foods workshop with Samantha Eaton. Wear your pink and get ready to sweat it out.

 

 

 

Brisket & Bluegrass Fest at Sycamore
Saturday, October 15
Sycamore Brewing Company

What better way to spend a fall afternoon than on Sycamore Brewing’s patio? Just add BBQ. Grab a pumpkin or fall-inspired brew and some brisket from OooWee BBQ, Queen City Q, Spoon’s BBQ Food Truck and enjoy a day of sunshine and live bluegrass music.

 

 

 

 

Greystar South End Wine Festival
Saturday, October 15
308 W. Carson Blvd.

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Raise your glass to unlimited tastings from over 25 vineyards at this weekend’s South End Wine Festival. In addition to the wine, enjoy live music and food trucks all day. General admission is $35 per person. VIP tables are available, where you and 9 friends enjoy special seating, four bottles of wine in addition to tastings and early entry for $500. Proceeds benefit Classroom Central.

 

 

 

Apple Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 15
Windy Hill Orchard & Cider Mill

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Would it really be fall without an Apple Harvest Festival? Grab your ticket now for a day of music, a hard cider bar, hayrides, BBQ truck and more.

 

 

 

Pumpkin Patch Party
Saturday, October 15
First Ward Park

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The whole family can get in on the fall fun at First Ward Park. This free family fun event features food trucks, a pumpkin carving contest and plenty of family activities.

 

 

 

Biketoberfest 2016
Saturday, October 15
Center City Charlotte + South End + Wesley Heights

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Explore Charlotte a whole new way this weekend-by bike. Ride around to participating businesses while collecting stamps in your Biketoberfest passport, then redeem your stamps for raffle tickets. At the after party, cross your fingers during the raffle announcements and enjoy live music and beer.

 

 

 

 

NoDa Ghosts & Legends Walking Tour
Saturday, October 15
Begins at Evening Muse

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Learn about local haunts with a free tour of the NoDa neighborhood. The hour-long tours leave every 15 minutes from the corner of N. Davidson and 36th Street. No preregistration required.

 

 

 

Rescue Me 5K
Saturday, October 15
McAlpine Creek Greenway Park

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Run alongside Fido in the 2nd Annual Rescue Me 5K. All proceeds benefit Operation Sidekick – The newest program of The American Pit Bull Foundation (APBF). APBF is exclusively training rescued pit bulls to be service dogs and pairing them with veterans who suffer from PTSD and depression.

 

 

 

HOLA Charlotte Festival 2016
Sunday, October 16
N. Tryon & E. Trade

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The 5th annual HOLA Charlotte Festival is coming to Trade and Tryon this Saturday. Celebrate Hispanic culture with music, art, dance, Latin cuisine and more. Free admission.

 

 

Mark your calendars!

 

Free People in Atherton Mill will open October 21

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That’s right! The massive Free People will open next week. Stay tuned for more information.