Virtual Antiques & Garden Show, Wine Tastings, Real Food, Eggs Benedict & More Things to Do This Weekend 1/21

We’re all about staying in and staying safe these days, so we’re rounding up the most scoop-worthy virtual events and outdoor ideas to enjoy this weekend and beyond. Read on for wine classes, trails to explore and more.


Virtual Lecture from the Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville
Jan. 21 | 6 pm

Join in on this virtual discussion on design with tastemaker Mark D. Sikes moderated by Sarah Bartholomew. Mark and Sarah will discuss beauty, interiors and Mark’s latest book More Beautiful: All-American Decoration. Free.

Modernism + Film | Mario Botta: The Space Beyond
Jan. 21 | 7 pm

January’s Modernism + Film highlights the world-renowned architect of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Mario Botta through a screening of the documentary Mario Botta: The Space Beyond. Free.

SkillPop: Wine Essentials
Jan. 22 | 7 pm

Kick off your weekend with a virtual wine essentials class where you’ll learn where it comes from, how it’s made, popular styles and more. $20.

Curtis Wingfield’s Jazz Is Led
Jan. 23 | 6 and 8 pm

via Facebook

Hear Curtis Wingfield, Ron Brendle on bass, Troy Conn on guitar and Emmanuel Wynter on violin in this celebration of the music of Led Zeppelin. Available to Middle C On Demand subscribers. The subscription is $9.99 per month for unlimited streaming.

Elevated Brunch from Scratch
Jan. 23 | 10 am

In this SkillPop class, Chef Rosana Rivera will guide attendees through the step-by-step process of creating the perfect brunch at home, from poached eggs to a classic Eggs Benedict and strawberry shortcake French toast. $24.

Virtual painting class: Cool Northern Lights
Jan. 24 | 7 pm

Tap into your creative side with a virtual Wine & Design class. Pick up a paint kit prior to class time and then join on Zoom. $32.

Explore The Mint Museum’s first online exhibition

As the Museum is currently closed, explore The Mint Museum’s first online exhibition, Expanding the Pantheon: Women R Beautiful online. Viewers can discover 26 photographs from Ruben Natal-San Miguel’s Spring 2020 exhibition at Postmasters Gallery, New York City. On display through June 2021.

Sparkle in Wine & Life
Jan. 24 | 3 pm

Join Stephanie Roberts (Sommelier & Wine Educator) and Deepika Sandhu (Life Coach and Author) for the final session in this three-part series that includes a wine tasting and new ways to live a fulfilled and inspired life. $55.

Final Draught Home Edition: At Home with Lisa Leake
Jan. 26 | 7 pm

In this edition of Final Draught, join Lisa Leake, author of the 100 Days of Real Food cookbook series, for a live-streamed conversation moderated by Cristina Wilson. $10+.

SkillPop: Mobile Photography
Jan. 26 | 7 pm

Join blogger and photographer Chrissie Nelson Rotko of Off the Eaten Path to learn smartphone photography skills including composition, lighting, editing and more. $20.

Fort Mill Virtual Music Bingo
Jan. 26 | 7 pm

via Facebook

Amor Artis Brewing will host this virtual music bingo session via Zoom. Win brewery gift cards or a crowler/4-pack or growler of your choice.

Explore @ Home with Charlotte Ballet
On demand

Settle in to enjoy a streaming from Charlotte Ballet’s digital performance series. Choose from Helen Pickett’s In Cognito and never-before-seen rehearsal footage, The Rite of Spring: Reinvented Project — Right(s), a collaboration between the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and Charlotte Ballet and five other films.


Plan a visit to Lights at the USNWC
Through February

via Facebook

Enjoy a family night out by exploring Lights, an illuminated walking trail filled with immersive light installations created by artist Meredith Connelly at the Whitewater Center.

Craft Along
Jan. 22 | 3 pm

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Nature Centers will host this virtual crafting session where kids of all ages can create a nature-themed work of art. Free.

Virtual Storytime with Levine Museum of the New South
On demand

Join the Levine Museum for on-demand story time featuring classics and new favorite titles.


Allison Hancin
A Charlotte-loving adventure seeker with an appetite for discovering local finds. Always planning my next trip!