The Muggles that make up the 2nd & Charles staff are getting crafty. In honor of the July 31 release of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, they’re throwing a midnight release party. There will be a costume contest, trivia and Xbox quidditch tournament, in addition to activities like wand making. Forget Pokemon and opt to search for horcruxes lurking in the store, instead. Free
It’s time to break out the hulas for this luau that celebrates the South Pacific islands. In addition to traditional Polynesian food and vendors selling goods in an open air market setting, there’s so much entertainment. You can expect fire/knife spinning, live music from reggae bands, hula fitness demos, and a special appearance from Tongan professional wrestlers Lei’D Tapa and Sione Havea Vailahi, aka The Barbarian. Free
July 30th is National Cheese Cake Day. The Charlotte Regional Farmers Market (1801 Yorkmont Road, Charlotte, NC 28217) has two vendors who specialize in cheese cakes. Bosky Acres and Renaissance Patisserie, will both be selling creamy cheese cakes. Other vendors will be carrying delicious berries and other fruits that would make a yummy topping. Come visit all our vendors today at the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market. Freehttp://www.charlottefarmersmarket.com
Join us in The Unknown Taproom to tailgate before the FC Bayern Munchen vs Inter Milan soccer match at The Bank of America Stadium! We're only a few blocks away and we've got your game day covered with: **Live Music from DJ Festivus **Food from SOCA mobile eatery **Soccer themed games **Gear Giveaway from Queen City Bavarians **Special beer release Can't make it for the game? We'll have it on too so stay and enjoy a beer or two with us. Cheers!
National Dance Day is a grassroots initiative to encourage the nation, young and old, to move! Nigel Lythgoe, executive producer of So You Think You Can Dance, created this annual event to promote health and self-esteem through the art form of dance. Featuring an array of participatory dance activities. This free event is open to people of all ages and no prior dance experience is necessary for participation.
Our equipment is no longer keeping up with our workload, and we need your help to up our game! Come party with us and enjoy snacks and drinks from PBR & Sierra Nevada. You'll have access to pre-order an exclusive design, popular pieces in the case at amazing discounts, blindbox deals, and a live auction with amazing goods from local businesses up for grabs! Come out and bring your gold coins and help a small business LEVEL UP! Free Event with Live Auctionhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1031539070216532/
Bring your sweetie to Cajun Canvas for our Date Night and create this 2 panel painting of “Light On The Horizon.” Both of you paint for just $45.00! Bring your food and beverage to make this a special night 35.http://cajuncanvas.com/events/date-night-light-on-the-horizon-3/
Hours: September through April: Tuesday-Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; May through August: Tuesday-Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.ncagr.gov/markets/facilities/markets/charlotte/.
The Humane Society of York County will be featuring several adoptable pets at Petsmart. All ages, breeds, and sizes available! Come by and help support local pets find forever homes! Free
Gene Gene and THE BLUES MACHINE SULLIVAN'S STEAKHOUSE 1928 South Blvd (SOUTHEND) Charlotte, NC 7:00-10:00pm_ Every Saturday "PARTY ON THE PATIO!" 0http://WWW.GENEGENEANDTHEBLUESMACHINE,COM
Petra's first ever pop-up market featuring Local Artisans | Local Crafts | Local Food | Local Beerhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1382023531823854/
Petra's first ever pop-up market featuring: Local crafts, artisans, food and beer.
The sale will feature over 5,000 pieces of new, brand name, with tags, women's apparel and shoes! This overstock merchandise comes from the nation's leading department stores. Charlotte Warehouse Sale purchases in large quantities to buy at the lowest cost, so they can pass that savings on to you! They then hold a few sale events per year where they open their store for a weekend event. You will find all sizes, including Plus and Petites. The sale is open to the public and there is no entrance fee. Freehttp://www.charlottewarehousesale.com
Kick start the weekend every Thursday night at Alive After 5!! As the largest weekly happy hour and free entertainment celebration in Charlotte, Alive After 5 provides a lively destination for friends and co-workers to gather, unwind, and network while enjoying great live music, tasty beverages and a fun, casual atmosphere. Come enjoy the best crowd, entertainment and nightlife that Charlotte has to offer in 2016! Free