Don’t let the colder weather keep you cooped up in the house all month. Get our and explore what’s happening on the South side of town, from new restaurant openings to Queen’s Feast picks and other must-do events.


Sweet Dough – Open Now!

After opening in Fort Mill in 2017, Sweet Dough has kicked off the new year with a second location in Ballantyne. In addition to their specialty doughnuts and a create-your-own option, fuel up with their daily special: coffee and a donut for just $2. Satisfy your sweet tooth at 11212 Providence Road West.

Sensi Charlotte – Coming Soon

Experience the authentic flavors and aromas of traditional Italian fare at Sensi, a new concept led by Michelin-starred chef Luigi Nastri, coming to Rea Farms in South Charlotte. Find them soon at 9825 Sandy Rock Place.

Mr. Tokyo Japanese Restaurant – Coming Soon

Look out for a new location of Mr. Tokyo, coming soon to the rapidly expanding Rea Farms community.

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop – Coming Soon

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Texas-based Fuzzy’s Taco Shop will open its third Charlotte-area location soon in Rea Farms. At this fast-casual spot, expect Baja-style starters and soups, tacos, burritos, nachos, bowls, quesadillas and even breakfast.


Queen’s Feast 2019 is fast approaching! Make reservations at our top South Charlotte picks:


Yoga at the Dairy Barn
Every Tuesday | Dairy Barn at Anne Springs Close Greenway | 6:15 p.m.

Did you know that you can get your “flow” on every Tuesday inside the greenway’s historic Dairy Barn? Bring your own yoga mat and water bottle for this weekly class led by instructors Lidia and Suzanne. $5 per class.

Music Trivia & Taco Tuesdays
Every Tuesday | Gibson Charlotte | 6 p.m.

Don’t miss the chance to enjoy $2.50 tacos and put your music knowledge to the test at the Gibson’s weekly Taco Tuesday and Music Trivia. The fun starts at 6 p.m.

Winter on the Greenway Hike
January 20 | The Dairy Barn | 2 p.m.

The Greenway isn’t just for warm weather. Explore what the Nation Ford Trail has to offer in winter on a guided tour.

First Anniversary Bash
January 26 | Amor Artis Brewing, Fort Mill | All day

Help Amor Artis Brewing celebrate their one-year anniversary with speciality keg tappings, charity donations, raffles and more.

Wine Tasting – Marie’s High End Treasures
January 29 | grapevine Wine Shop | Wine Bar, Fort Mill | 7 p.m.

Try higher-end wines that retail for $70-$105 each. Here’s a sneak peek at the line-up:

  • Once Future Petite Sirah
  • Turley Dusi Vineyard Zinfandel
  • GB Crane El Coco
  • Ashes & Diamonds Grand Vin
  • Rivers Marie Napa Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Favia Corbone Napa Red

$40 per person, reservations required.

CSO On the Go
January 30 | South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church | 7:30 p.m.

Don’t miss your chance to see The Charlotte Symphony as they bring an intimate orchestra experience to South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church. The performances features two selections: Mozart’s Serenade No. 5 in D major and Brahms’ Serenade No. 2, Opus 16, A major. $15 per person.

DIY Night: Sip & Paint Bottle Opener
January 31 | The DreamChaser’s Brewery, Waxhaw | 6 p.m.

Enjoy a night of beer and DIY as Serendipity Eclectic Boutique leads participants in crafting a pallet bottle opener. $27 per person. Call 419.7083242 to reserve your spot.