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/.
BLT Steak Charlotte and Chef de Cuisine Ben Miles are excited to celebrate International Beer Month this August with an impressive menu featuring the best brews Charlotte has to offer! Ready to celebrate the delightfulness that is beer? For the month of August, the specialty blackboard menu is highlighted with dishes like the Heirloom Tomato and Fig Salad appetizer and 8 oz filet main course, paired perfectly with local brews from The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery and Birdsong Brewing. The three-course pre fix menu can be enjoyed for $60. $60 three-course mealhttp://bltsteakcharlotte.com
More public drives can be found at Community Blood Center of the Carolinas’ website www.cbcc.us. CBCC has donation centers in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, Hickory, and Greensboro (http://www.cbcc.us/about/donor-center-hours.php for center hours). Call 704-972-4700 or go to www.cbcc.us to make an appointment at any location. nonehttp://www.cbcc.us
This yearly skateboard deck art show has picked up wins in CL’s Best of Charlotte for good reason. Artists purchase new or salvaged skateboards and give them new life through art. Locals like Alexandra Loesser and Phoebe Alicia gave us a peek (one of Loesser’s works features David Bowie and Alicia’s features kittens) and CL graphic designer and artist Dana Vindigni shared another kickass board design (pictured) that goes down the rabbit hole.
From JULY 29TH TO SEPTEMBER 30TH join The Liberate Your Palate Craft Cocktail Tour and enjoy an on-going self-guided curated tour featuring the best handcrafted cocktails in Charlotte. The idea is simple: A sophisticated scavenger hunt where you have the opportunity to discover the history and culture of the city with each sip. With the purchase of a $30 Cocktail Passbook, craft cocktail enthusiasts receive a pocket-sized booklet filled with $5 drink specials at some of the best bars and restaurants in the city from JULY 29TH TO SEPTEMBER 30TH. $30http://www.LiberateYourPalate.com
This triathlon swapped out googles and swim caps for stand up paddleboards. Competitors complete 2 km of paddleboarding, 15 km of biking and end with a 5K run. You can copete by yourself or grab some of your friends and compete in teams of two or three.
We kick off our 2 year anniversary at our NEW home, The Morehead Tavern, with Grammy Nominated DJ Wayne Williams (Chosen Few DJs/Chicago and SVP of Sony RCA). Resident DJs The Deep House Providers will also be on stage spinning the best in House Music. We also celebrate the birthdays of DJ Marcus & Gary Jackmaster Wallace all night long. $10http://releaseclt.com
This 10-week workshop will help you develop skills to deal with problems that arise from trauma and/or addiction. It is open to women 21 years and older. When we experience physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, our vulnerability to addictions, self-destructive behaviors, and relationship problems is raised, among other things. This group will teach skills to help you cope with those traumas and feel safer in your day to day life. Each 90 minute session will cover topics including but not limited to detaching from emotional pain, taking back your power, setting boundaries in relationships, and community resources. $450 for 10-week program