A three day weekend is on the horizon, and the countdown is on. What will you do with your extra day off?

From celebrating National Drink Wine Day to activities for the little ones, here are our picks of activities to fill your holiday weekend:

Catch a show

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Whether you’re in the mood for the ballet or the symphony, there are plenty of ways to entertain out-of-town guests or sneak out for a date night.

  • Don’t miss your chance to see Charlotte Ballet’s Innovative Works and Opera Carolina’s Rigoletto, both closing this weekend.
  • At Duke Energy Theater at Spirit Square, watch the story of sports agent Liz Rico and her superstar player Freddie Luna in King Liz, a play by Fernanda Coppel.
  • On Friday and Saturday, Derek Douget will play classics from Wayne Shorter at this month’s The Jazz Room @ The Stage Door Theater. Tickets are $14 in advance and $16 at the door.
  • See another side of The Charlotte Symphony with a performance by PROJECT Trio, tickets start at just $19.
  • Have a laugh with Improv Charlotte on Saturday night. Tickets are $15 each and 100% of proceeds support Project/Alive.
  • Trey Anastasio, a member of the band Phish, performs songs from his new solo album, Traveler. Tickets begin at $25.
  • On Sunday, jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall takes the stage at Belk Theater to play selections from her new album as part of her Turn Up The Quiet World Tour.

Take a tour 

See the Queen City in a whole new way with a foodie tour, or even aboard a comedy bus. Book now:

Discover (or re-discover) the beer scene

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Whether you’re a beer connoisseur or new to the brew scene, you can spend your holiday weekend finding something new with the help of these brewery picks:

Indulge in weekend brunch

A three day weekend means one more day to enjoy one of Charlotte’s best brunches. Here’s our round-up of the best winter brunches to warm up with.

Work it all off with a fitness class

After indulging, make plans to sweat with an out-of-the-box workout. Our picks:

For the kiddos

Get outdoors

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Enjoy the slightly warmer temperatures with multiple ways to get outside:

Learn something

Use your day off to learn something new – about our city, modern art, or our history. The following museums are worth a visit:

Raise a glass on National Drink Wine Day

Yes, it’s a real holiday. And yes, it’s perfectly fitting it falls on a Sunday of a three day weekend. Celebrate with the restaurants and bars offering wine specials on our day-by-day list.

Have a Sunday Funday 

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Two fun ideas for your Sunday Funday planning: