Entertaining

Everything You Need for a Kentucky Derby Party in Charlotte

Derby day is quickly approaching (May 7), and we...

Best Ways to Celebrate your 40th Birthday, Charlotte 2022 Edition

All birthdays are an excuse to celebrate. It is...

Girl Up. How to Celebrate Galentines 2022 in Charlotte

Ladies, it's that time of year when we gather...

Valentines 2021 ~ Love at Home with Over 40 Ways to Celebrate It

Love. It can transform and change all the pieces of you. And we're not just talking about the romantic kind. Love for yourself. Our rule? Others are just a fantastic bonus. Is love different these days? Not entirely — but...

Celebrating New Year’s Eve This Year: How to Drop the Ball in Your Own Home

So. That was a year. 2020 is finally coming to an end and yet it seems impossible to pull together the will to celebrate in any capacity. Will 2021 be full of positive changes? We hope so. So let's...

Spruce Up the Guest Bedroom with These Local Buys

The advice that you should periodically spend the night in your own guest bedroom is solid ~ is it comfortable? too hot? too cold? noisy? dark enough? does it actually accommodate a guest's needs? You'll find out all sorts...

Etiquette Tips For Celebrating the Holidays This Year

Thanksgiving and the holiday season are going to look and feel a bit different this year because of Covid-19. Instead of hugs, there will be elbow bumps. Fine china may be replaced by paper plates, and large family gatherings...

How To Host a Backyard Kentucky Derby Party This Year

Feeling lucky? Gather your closest lilies and phillies for a few bets. Backyard style. The 147th Kentucky Derby will run on Saturday, May 1, with limited attendance. Hosting your own Derby Party will be a little trickier, as you...

Freshen Up Your Patio and Driveways for the New Outdoor Get Togethers ~ 10 or Fewer Please!

Let's take this outside. Patio parties and driveway meetups are the new way to connect with friends and neighbors. Limiting the total number in attendance to 10 or under makes it easy to spend quality time together ~ so...

Charlotte Restaurant Spaces Where you Can Host a Group Dinner, Event or Party this Spring

It's almost spring, which means it's almost time for bridal showers, baby showers, graduation showers and more. If you're in charge, not to worry. Skip the stress and book now using our guide of the best restaurants for parties...

You’re Invited! Corkbuzz Events Showcase with Sips & Tastings

Do you have an event coming up that you're looking for the perfect spot to host in SouthPark? Wedding? Bridal Shower? Birthday or Anniversary Party? Work or Client Dinner? Are you a Charlotte Event Planner? If so, we'd like...

Choosing Your Wedding or Gala Date in 2020 and 2021

Did you just get engaged? Congrats! Whether you are planning a year long engagement or a 3 month minor miracle, picking your Wedding Date is the key first step. Even if you are just planning a big party or...

We’re In LOVE with this New Event Venue in South End

If there's a party or event in your future, you must get to know Charlotte's newest luxe event space, The Collector's Room in South End, brought to us by the tasteful & elegant Beau Monde venues. The Collector's Room provides...

Create an Edible Centerpiece, Grazing Table or Cheese & Charcuterie Board for Your Holiday Party (plus our favorite restaurant option)

This article is part of our 2019 Holiday Entertaining Series sponsored by Roots Catering Great things are happening on the cheese board front these days. No longer can you just swing by Dean & Deluca to overspend on some fancy...

Thanksgiving Survival Tips from Charlotte Hosts

This article is part of our 2019 Holiday Entertaining Series sponsored by Roots Catering Thanksgiving gatherings are enough of a minefield without complications from the turkey and sides. There are sibling rivalries, football rivalries, political rivalries, and usually at least...