The days are the longest they’ll be all year, and we’re here to help you make the most of them. Make the last weekend of June count with our day-by-day guide to what to do this weekend:
Brewers at 4001 Yancey 1 Year Anniversary Weekend
June 28 – 30 | Brewers at 4001 Yancey
Brewers will celebrate with weekend-long events including live music on Friday, beer tastings on Saturday and a $10 behind-the-scenes brewery tour on Sunday.
Southern Living Inspired Show Home
Through June 30 | 427 Bramble Way, Fort Mill
See the latest trends in architecture and interior design on a self-guided tour of the Southern Living Inspired Home. The home is open for tours Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday 12 – 4 p.m. $16 general admission. Proceeds benefit the Levine Cancer Institute – Rock Hill & the Anne Springs Close Greenway – Equestrian Program.
Help support the strong women of Bold Missy Brewery reach their crowdfunding goal, so they can continue to blaze their own trail in the traditionally male-dominated craft beer industry.
Jeni’s NoDa Grand Opening Party
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams (NoDa) | 7 – 11 p.m.
Jeni’s newest location in NoDa will celebrate with by offering free ice cream and a swag bag for the first 50 people in line.
Ladies in the Garden
200 Cottage Place | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Don’t miss The Art Salon Charotte’s first ever summer garden show, featuring grab and go works by seven artists.
NC Fine Wines Pop Up Dinner
Barrington’s Restaurant | 6:30 p.m.
Bruce Moffett and his team of chefs will bring guests a true Farm to Table experience featuring multiple courses and wine pairings. View the menu here. $100 per person inclusive of tax and tip. Call 704.364.5755 for reservations.
Movies on the Lawn
Ayrsley | 8:30 p.m.
Ayrsley kicks off their Movies on the Lawn series with a viewing of The Sandlot on the huge outdoor screen. Bring your own chairs and blankets, they’ll provide the popcorn.
On Tap at Triple C Brewing
The Barrel Room at Triple C | 7:30 p.m.
The Charlotte Symphony returns to Triple C Brewing for their popular On Tap series, featuring music from Mozart, Brahms, Haydn and more. $15 general admission.
Amélie’s & Birdsong Collab & Sorbet Pairing
Birdsong Brewing Co. | 5 – 7 p.m.
Birdsong and Amélie’s French Bakery & Café are teaming up for a special beer release and dessert pairing. “Passion Play”, a Strawberry Passion Fruit Tart Ale pairs perfectly with Amélie’s new Strawberry Passion Fruit Sorbet Sandwiches. Sample the sandwiches and enjoy a beer.
Summer Concert Series
Blakeney Shopping Center | 6 – 9 p.m.
The Blakeney summer concert series is back on Thursdays through August. Kids can enjoy The Blakeney Playground. Lawn chairs, blankets and well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome.
Capishe Official Grand Opening Celebration
Capishe: Real Italian Kitchen | 5 – 8 p.m.
Dilworth’s Capishe has been open for six months and is hosting an official grand opening celebration, complete with live music, giveaways, kids activities and more.
MAZE Services X WHATSHETECHS
Savoy Apartments | 6 – 8 p.m.
Wear your best fashion-forward attire to celebrate the launch of MAZE Services and network with leading female entrepreneurs and women in tech. The night includes a braid and manicure bar, refreshments and a panel discussion hosted by Criseida Rico of WhatSheTechs.
Legion Beer Dinner
Napa on Providence | 7 p.m.
Head to Napa on Providence for a three-course menu from Executive Chef Ken Aponte paired with four Legion Brewing beers. $55++ per person. Reservations required. Call 704.900.8535 to reserve your spot.
Official NC “Beers of Joy Premiere”
Sugar Creek Brewing | 7 p.m.
Watch the premiere of “Beers of Joy”, a multi-award-winning documentary that explores the history, science and personalities that make up the world of beer, and meet the cast and director producer.
Conti Zecca Wine Dinner
Local Loaf – NoDa | 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
This seven-course dinner prepared by Chef Adam Spears will be paired with seven wines presented by Guido Lombardi. $75 per person.
Cooking Class with Chef
Legion Brewing SouthPark | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Chef Gene Briggs will lead this step-by-step cooking demonstration of some of Legion Brewing’s most popular dishes including Duck Fat Chicken Wings, Benton’s Ham Mac ‘n Cheese and Amy’s Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwich. $45 per person.
Bourbon Tasting & Dinner
The Asbury | 4 – 8 p.m.
Enjoy tastings of five bourbons in this event led by Charles Wilkerson from Whiskey Tango Charlie, a Charlotte-based tasting club. Continue the evening with with dinner prepared by Chef Mike Long. View the full menu here.
Aging, Mashbill, & Maturation with Old Forester
Dot Dot Dot Charlotte | 3 p.m.
Owner/Mixologist Stefan Huebner and Old Forester Whiskey Ambassador will host a tasting featuring Old Forester 1897 Bottled in Bond, Dot Dot Dot’s 1st & 2nd Single Barrel Personal Selections and the newly released Rye Whiskey. Chef Daniel Wheeler will also prepare his take on Kentucky Fried Chicken. $55 per person.
Summertime Celebration Arrangement
Charlotte Flower Market | 10 a.m.
Make and take home the perfect summer arrangement before the holiday weekend. Craft your arrangement with the help of master designer Tammy using hydrangeas, roses and other patriotic blooms. $50+ per person.
Charlotte Regional Farmers Market | 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
This week, vendors will celebrate Blackberry Day with baked goods and fresh blackberries for sale, along with free blackberry recipes.
Red, White & Brew Fest 2019
Sycamore Brewing | 4 – 11 p.m.
Sycamore is celebrating will a day of multiple pouring stations, live music on two stages, food trucks featuring cookout fare and fireworks.
Bachelorette Party Show: Queen City Improv Room
Stage Door Theater | 8 p.m.
Whether you’re about to walk down the aisle or not, your crew is sure to laugh along as the Queen City Improv Room tackles relationships, wedding planning, marriage and more. $10 general admission.
Calling All Badasses: Photography Experience
McGill Rose Garden | 1 – 4 p.m.
Need updated photos for your personal brand or business? Secure spots at this unique photography experience. You’ll have your hair and makeup professionally done, and then have your pictures taken in the beautiful rose gardens. 10 high-res images included.
Graham St’s One Year Birthday Bash
Graham St. Pub & Patio | All day
Help Graham St. Pub & Patio celebrate their anniversary with food and drink specials, live music, games on the patio, giveaways, a cookout (free hot dogs) and a DJ.
The Suffolk Punch | 4 – 7 p.m.
Support the Joedance Film Festival and their fight against rare pediatric cancers with live music by Chris Moreno, the Josey Wails Band and The Sammies. $1 from every beer sold between 4 – 7 p.m. will be donated to the cause.
Main Street FM Peach Jam
Main St, Fort Mill | 3 – 9 p.m.
June’s Main Street Fort Mill Peach Jam will include shopping along Main Street at both existing merchants and pop-up artisans, plus music, food and beverages.
Paws on the Patio
Last Saturday of the month | Rea Farms | 2 – 5 p.m.
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop and the Humane Society of Charlotte team up for an afternoon of live music, adoptable pets, raffles and giveaways, caricatures of your pets and more. $1 from each beer and frozen drink benefits the Humane Society.
June Midwood Market
2008 Commonwealth Ave. | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The June Midwood Market will take over Commonwealth Avenue in Plaza Midwood for an open streets-style celebration of local vendors and artists.
Movie Under the Stars
Charlotte Premium Outlets | 6:30 p.m.
The next Movie Under the Stars event includes music, games, giveaways, retailer coupons and a screening of “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.”
Pure Barre Pop-up Class
Sycamore Brewing | 11 a.m.
Get your workout in by joining this 55-minute Pure Barre class at the brewery. Bring your own mat.
Shaken, Stirred, or However Mixology Competition
Tyber Creek Pub | 2 – 5 p.m.
Six finalists will battle it out to create the best Grey Goose Vodka cocktail, and guests will get to cast their vote for a winner alongside a panel of industry professionals. The day also includes complimentary appetizers and music by DJ Rowshay. Pre-sale tickets are $25 each.