47. Sing your heart out at Jeff's Bucket Shop.
Don't let the fact that you're descending into the unknown freak you out — a basement is the best place to belt out Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean." The acoustics, or something like that. If you're afraid to have an audience, this dive bar isn't for you. Jeff's is so small, every single eyeball will be on you. Membership costs $1, and tips for the DJ may or may not help you get on stage quicker. 1601 Montford Drive. 704-525-0425. www.jeffsbucketshop.com.
48. Stay farmers market fresh — check out the one at Wedgewood Church.
A true community effort, this market came to be in 2013 when neighbors decided they wanted one nearby. Ask and ye shall receive. This year's Saturday market (happening 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) comes courtesy of the folks at Charlotte Regional Market and Atherton Food Hub Market. Local organics and decent prices, and even a community garden is in the works. 4800 Wedgewood Drive. www.wedgewoodchurch.com.
49. Celebrate the housing era of Eisenhower.
Take a stroll through the neighborhood and admire the 1950s-style homes and huge tree canopies. (Melissa Oyler)
50. Take the big-ass burrito challenge at Maverick Rock Taco.
If you love really burritos — really love burritos — head to Maverick Rock Taco and fill up on a 5-pounder. Finish it in 30 minutes and you get the $25 dish for free, plus a T-shirt and your picture on the Taco Hall of Fame. Every mother's dream is for her kid to be rich and famous. Pro tip: You might want to eat here a few times before you jump on this challenge. You know, to condition your stomach. 1513 Montford Drive. 704-527-1400. www.xeniahospitality.com/maverick.
51. Unearth a time capsule at Regal Cinemas Park Terrace Theatre.
On May 11, a time capsule buried at Park Terrace Theatre 50 years ago will be opened. Reportedly, it contains a letter from the mayor back then to the current mayor. Wonder if Stan Brookshire included some advice to current officials on how to avoid FBI stings. 4289 Park Road. 704-523-9771.
52. Take signs seriously — like the one at Park Road Shopping Center.
Park Road Shopping Center, the first open-air shopping center in Charlotte, was built in 1956. That retro sign has drawn customers to Park Road Books, Blackhawk Hardware, Charlotte Cafe and so much more. 4201 Park Road. 704-523-2640. www.parkroadshoppingcenter.com
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