Respect Da Mic Poetry's slam team presents a writing workshop at 12 p.m. Charlotte youth showcase their spoken word at 1 p.m. and are followed by the main poetry slam at 2 p.m. For detailed info, visit www.respectdamic.org. Free workshop; $5 for slam
The first Tuesday of each month is your chance to talk dirty. This open mic gives folks the chance to share stories about sex, desire and romance. If you've got the nerve to jump on stage, you'll get seven minutes to tell your tale, whether it has a happy ending or not, to a room full of strangers looking for a new guilty pleasure. Free admission
Brew enthusiasts can expand their knowledge — rather than just their bellies! During Growler's buzz-worthy talks, hosted by brewers and distributors, you'll learn the art of craft brewing. Free admission
Grab your friends and join us in for a HILARIOUS night of Trivia and challenges. Earn more points for your team by playing in challenges like rolling a lime into a Solo cup only using the banana tied to your waist or grabbing all the tissues out of a tissue box as fast as you can. Great drink specials everyday and our late night menu starts at 10pm. Trivia starts at 9pm every Thursday. FREE
Local improv with a global impact. Improv Charlotte performs long form and short form comedic improv games. Proceeds benefit local and international charities. For more information, visit www.improvcharlotte.org. Doors open at 6 p.m. $5
Come join us on Thursdays night at Liquid Lounge for a moment of inspiration and laughter as we celebrate life through the arts of spoken word and comedy. Open Mic list opens @ 7 first come first serve. Questions call Starr @ 980-349-6311 10.00$
Every Wed we have open mic poets, musicians, vocalists welcomed. Auditions are for those who are interested in live performance gigs at BluNotes. Sign sheet located at the table next to the soundboard. This event is free of charge and hosted by JstJah FREE
It's Find Your Muse open mic night at The Evening Muse this and every Monday. Musicians, grab up your music gear and head over to perform one of your own creations in front of a crowd. No one can guarantee they'll be liked, but constructive criticism is always helpful! Get there early to snag a performance spot. And, if you don't play, come out to watch. You never know who might show up. $3
Some of Charlotte's favorite food trucks head out to the suburbs! Never have a chance to make it to Uptown for a food truck rally? Join us at the Steele Creek Athletic Association fields and find out what the food truck phenomenon is all about! free admission; food $5-$13http://www.eatfromatruck.com
Features live exhibits of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians native to North Carolina. Get close to wildlife by walking among butterflies in a Butterfly Pavilion, observing live animals in both Creative Cavern and Insect Alley, hanging out in "Our Big Backyard" or exploring the Paw Paw Nature Trail.
Site tours include an optional 15 minute introductory video, a guided tour of the plantation home and a self-guided tour of the grounds.