We know it’s a busy month, but between back-to-school schedules and fall getaway planning, be sure to make time for a girls night out. We make it easy with 16 events worthy of a night out:
BBQ & Blue Jeans
September 6 | 1525 Scotland Ave. | 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Support Pat’s Place Child Advocacy Center at their annual fundraising event, featuring delicious BBQ from Midwood Smokehouse, cold beer and wine, a silent and live auction and Bluegrass music.
Yoga at the Ballpark
September 7 | BB&T Ballpark | 7:30 p.m.
Head to the Ballpark for a night of energetic Glow CHAKTI yoga on the outfield using DropSound noise-isolating headphones. Class will be led by Lauren McAbee of Essential Thrive. $15+.
Book Launch Party for Mid-Reach, a Book About Mid Career & Women In Business
September 10 | QC Social Lounge | 6 – 8 p.m.
Join fellow working women for the official launch party for Mid-Reach by first time author, Betsy Mack. It’s a 200-page business book that feels more like a high-level conversation over wine. The evening includes mixing and mingling, a reading and book signing.
47th annual Dilworth Home Tour
September 13 – 14 | Dilworth Neighborhood
The 47th annual Dilworth Home Tour is the perfect opportunity for a girls’ night (or day) out. Tour seven beautiful homes with a variety of architectural styles. Opt for an evening tour on Friday from 6 – 9 p.m. or daytime tour on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Beer Cocktails + Candle Pouring
September 18 | 1930 Camden Road #130 | 6 – 8 p.m.
Candlebar and Liberate Your Palate team up for this workshop where you’ll create your own fall fragranced candle and a football-themed beer cocktails. $75 per person.
Wine, Women & Shoes
September 27 | 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Support Second Harvest Food Bank through an evening of wine, women and shoes. You’ll enjoy wine tastings, designer shoppings, savory bites, a fashion show and more.
September 28 | Hilton Charlotte Center City | 6:30 p.m.
Join supporters of the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte in Wonderland for the 2019 Storybook Ball. The evening will include a live auction, dinner, dancing and more. $250 per person.
Fighting For Women With Fashion
October 1 | Mint Museum Uptown | 7 p.m.
Fighting For Women With Fashion is a collaboration among Safe Alliance, The Women Lawyers of Charlotte and the Women Physicians Section of the Mecklenburg County Medical Society. The keystone event will advance Safe Alliance’s mission to provide hope and healing to people impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault. $100+.
Mad About Modern Home Tour
September 28 | 10-4 pm (ok, Girls DAY Out – just extend thru to cocktails of course)
If midcentury design is your thing, don’t miss this tour. Back for its 8th year this fall, the tour gives attendees insider access to a curated collection of private homes representing some of the best examples of midcentury + modern architecture and design in the Queen City.
SIPS & BITES
Outrageous Oregon Pinot Noir | Wine Club at Ballantyne
September 13 | The Ballantyne | 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy a wine tasting of Outrageous Oregon Pinot Noir samplings with charcuterie and cheese at The Ballantyne. $35 per person plus tax and gratuity. Cal 704.248.4100 to reserve your spot.
Take a Class at Corkbuzz
Grab your girls and register for one of Corkbuzz’s Wine Classes. This month you can expand your knowledge and your palate with Wine 101 and Pairing wine with cheese. Register at the link.
Roses and Rosé
September 19 | 6 p.m.
Celebrate fall with a visit to Wing Haven’s beautiful Rose Garden, sample rosé wines from the Assorted Table Wine Shoppe and paired light hor d’oeuvres and enjoy music from harpist Marianna Adelman. $35 per person.
Pink Pint Night
September 26 | NoDa Brewing Company | 3 – 9 p.m.
The 8th annual Pink Pint Night kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with live music, food trucks, NoDa’s exclusive pink brew, silent auction and more. Proceeds support Levine Cancer Institute: Project PINK, providing life-saving mammograms to local, uninsured women.
ARTS & CULTURE
Hootie & The Blowfish: Group Therapy Tour
September 5 | PNC Music Pavilion | 7:30 p.m.
See the band take the stage at PNC Music Pavilion as part of their Group Therapy tour. Tickets start at $65.
Surreal Spaces Opening Reception
September 6 | Goodyear Arts | 6 – 9 p.m.
Celebrate the opening of “Surreal Spaces”, a show curating work from seven artists, with a free opening reception. Free beer provided while supplies last.
KC & the Sunshine Band
September 14 | Ovens Auditorium | 7:30 p.m.
Grab your tickets now for tickets to see KC & the Sunshine band sing your all-time favorite hits. Tickets start at $42.
Opening Reception: Shifted Horizons
September 18 | SOCO Gallery | 6 – 8 p.m.
Help celebrate the opening of “Shifted Horizons” with California-based artist Clare Rojas. Rojas’ works are included in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Walker Center, and the Museum of Modern Art, among others. Opening reception is free and open to the public.