It’s never too early to start planning ahead for the weekend. Whether you’re venturing out more or staying at home, here are more than 20 ways to enjoy your weekend in Charlotte.
Dine at Camp North End’s New Food Stalls
Head to Camp North End to help food stalls Bleu Barn North End, La Cassetta and SARU from Bow Ramen celebrate their grand opening.
Daily Yoga Series Returns to USNWC
Roll out your mat at the USNWC’s South Ridge Pavilion as daily yoga classes resume through September. The class is free, but don’t forget the $6 per vehicle parking fee.
Garden Talks at President James K. Polk State Historic Site
The historic site has recently reopened to the public and is offering garden talks each Saturday at 10 am. Just a reminder, while the kitchen garden and grounds are open, the visitor center and cabins are currently not.
Concerts at The Music Yard Drive-In
June 26-27 | 7:30 pm
The summer Drive-In Concert Series at The Music Yard returns with live socially-distanced performances from KREW UP on Friday night and Off The Record w/ Probably Will & Partydad on Saturday.
Catch a Show at Middle C Jazz
June 25-27 | Middle C Jazz
Grab your tickets now for upcoming shows at Middle C Jazz. You can see Gary Marcus featuring Tony Hayes on saxophone on June 25, and Ziad presents The Kobie Watkins Grouptet on June 26 and 27.
Yoga at the Yard
June 25 | 6 pm | The Music Yard
This weekly yoga series at The Music Yard is the perfect way to kick off a socially-distanced workout and happy hour. After class, receive a discount on food and drinks. Class is limited to 15 people. $15 general admission, free for SweatNET members.
Head to Lake Norman’s Newest Brewery
Lake Norman Brewery just opened it doors in Denver. Stop by for a visit, where the opening beer list includes Dry Pond Brut IPA, Beached Boat Blonde, Wake Jumper Wheat and more. They have a tasting room and outdoor seating.
Dinner & Baseball at Truist Field
June 26 | 6 pm
Baseball returns to Uptown as the Piedmont Pride of the Southern Collegiate Baseball League takes the field. You can watch from one of the ballpark’s restaurants.
Kids Night Out – Summer BBQ Bash
June 26 | 6 pm
In this Flour Power cooking class, kids will whip up summer BBQ favorites like cheeseburger sliders, roasted corn, lemonade and s’mores.
Drive-In Movie at The Mill
June 26-28 | Oak Street Mill | 7:30 pm
In Cornelius, catch a movie from the comfort of your own car at Oak Street Mill’s drive-in movie series. Stay tuned to Facebook for this weekend’s line-up.
Piedmont Social House Turns 5
June 26-July 5
Celebrate five years of Piedmont Social House with $5 specials on frose, waffle tenders, sliders and more, plus live music and a July 3 screening of The Sandlot on the Ayrsley Event Lawn.
Hazy Dayz Of Summer Grand Opening
June 27-28 | The Fairwood 226
In South End, The Fairwood 226 will celebrate its grand opening and summer kickoff with a weekend full of live music, games and drink specials. They’re currently operating at 50% capacity.
Stuck: Pop-Up Drive-Through Gallery Event
June 27 | 6 pm | Charlotte Art League
Arts for ALL and Charlotte Art League team up to present STUCK: Artists in Quarantine. The pop-up drive-through gallery event connects the community with works created by local artists during the coronavirus pandemic.
Yacht Yoga with Charlotte Yoga
June 27 | 9:30 am
Aboard the Carolina Grace Lake Norman, enjoy a class led by Charlotte Yoga instructors. Limited to 8 participants. $5 for SweatNET members, $20 general admission.
Watch Fahrenheit Chefs on Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games
June 24 | 9 pm
See Fahrenheit’s Director of Operations Chef Dave and Chef De Partie Agelique Robison participate on Guy’s Grocery Games. The episode will air on Wednesday, June 24 at 9pm.
Tune in for the 100th day of Josh Daniels’s “Quarantine Sessions” (the Charlotte musician has been streaming live concerts since the pandemic stay at home orders began). This special edition will feature surprises, a exclusive merchandise and more.
As part of Charlotte Pride’s weekly Wednesday live broadcast series, hosts and attendees will discuss Charlotte Pride’s 2020 Stonewall Resolution in a Q&A style format.
CSO al Fresco: The Winds in the Woods
June 24 | 7:30 pm
This week’s virtual CSO al Fresco concert, The Winds in the Woods, features an ensemble from the Charlotte Symphony and behind-the-scenes interviews with musicians.
Virtual Wine Dinner with Foley Family Wines
June 26 | 7 pm
Hosted by Ruth’s Chris Steak House Charlotte SouthPark, this virtual wine dinner includes three courses and three bottles of wine per couple (available for pick-up).
Summer Theatre presents Sherlock Holmes
June 27 | 7 pm
As part of the Summer Virtual Concert Events, you can stream a virtual performance of Sherlock Holmes. Watch on Facebook Live and our YouTube channel Central Piedmont Theatre.
SkillPop: Craft the Perfect Cheeseboard
June 30 | 5 pm
In this SkillPop class, local cheese enthusiast and caterer Tori Tippin will walk you through the steps to creating an Instagram-worthy cheeseboard for your next socially-distanced gathering. $20.