The Weekender: Donut & Beer Brunch, Pawgwarts Puppy Party + More
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The Weekender: Donut & Beer Brunch, Pawgwarts Puppy Party + More

Wednesday, Jan 16 2019

Our curated list of the best things to do the weekend of January 17 - 20. You've worked hard this week, go have a little fun!

Thursday

Stop and Shop at 7th Street Market at 7th Street Public Market
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Stop and Shop at 7th Street Market

Stop and Shop down at the 7th Street Public Market. Support local brands, and shop small business from the area.

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Stop and Shop at 7th Street Market
Free   .  7th Street Public Market   .  Charlotte
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Take an Art Break for Lunch at Levine Center for the Arts
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Take an Art Break for Lunch

On the third Thursday of each month, pull yourself out of your normal work week rut and hit ArtBreak, free 30-minute, docent-led tours of the Mint Museum Uptown, the Bechtler or the Gantt Center.

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Take an Art Break for Lunch
Free   .  Levine Center for the Arts   .  Charlotte
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Friday

Peruse Art in the Evening at Bechtler By Night at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
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Enjoy galley tours, scavenger hunts and live music at The Bechtler By Night. Wander the museum with a glass of wine in hand for a unique date night or get together with friends.

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Peruse Art in the Evening at Bechtler By Night
Free   .  Bechtler Museum of Modern Art   .  Charlotte
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Saturday

Farmers & Artisans Market in South End at Atherton Mill
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Saturday mornings are for the Atherton Market. Shop local artisans and a ton of amazing farmers that bring in meats, produce, mushrooms, sauces, soaps, dog food, flowers, and so much more.

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Farmers & Artisans Market in South End
Free   .  Atherton Mill   .  Charlotte
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Shop the NoDa Super Flea Market at NoDa Company Store
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Shop records, vintage and new clothes, furniture, home accessories, jewelry and much more at the Noda Super Flea Market, held the third Saturday of every month!

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Shop the NoDa Super Flea Market
Free   .  NoDa Company Store   .  Charlotte
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All Weekend

Queen's Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week at Pearlz Oyster Bar at Pearlz Oyster Bar
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Head to Pearlz Oyster Bar for their special Charlotte Restaurant Week offer. They have a three-course meal with some of their classic Pealz favorites and delicious desserts from Kaminsky's Dessert.

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Queen's Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week at Pearlz Oyster Bar
$$   .  Pearlz Oyster Bar   .  Charlotte
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Charlotte Restaurant Week: Queen's Beer Feast at NoDa Brewing Company (NoDa Location)
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NoDa Brewing Company and TIN Kitchen are teaming up for a delicious beer dinner for Charlotte's Restaurant Week. NoDa's OG brewery will be turned into an epic pop-up restaurant for the entire week.

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Charlotte Restaurant Week: Queen's Beer Feast
$35   .  NoDa Brewing Company (NoDa Location)   .  Charlotte
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Past Experiences

Resident Culture Tap Takeover at Carolina Beer Temple
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Resident Culture Tap Takeover

Resident Culture Brewery is taking over the taps at the Carolina Beer Temple. Head out and try a spread of four of the city's most delicious brews.

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Resident Culture Tap Takeover
Purchase of Beer   .  Carolina Beer Temple   .  Charlotte
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Hands-on Mixology Class: Winter Warmers at Sweet Spot Studio CLT
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Hands-on Mixology Class: Winter Warmers

Learn how to make three delicious full-sized cocktails. During this class, you will be breaking out the countertop induction burners for cocktails that'll keep you warm all winter long.

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Hands-on Mixology Class: Winter Warmers
$70   .  Sweet Spot Studio CLT   .  Charlotte
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MLK Call to Service Day at Charlotte
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MLK Call to Service Day

Honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an afternoon of family-friendly service projects. There are four locations where you can create a no-sew blanket for Baby Bundles.

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MLK Call to Service Day
Free   .  Charlotte   .  Charlotte
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Essential Yoga: Pay What You Can Class at NoDa Yoga
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Essential Yoga: Pay What You Can Class

Sixty minutes of vinyasa flow incorporating essential oils to enhance your practice. Bring what you can to pay, it is all about abundant gratitude.

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Essential Yoga: Pay What You Can Class
Pay What You Can   .  NoDa Yoga   .  Charlotte
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The Charlotte Pancake and Booze Art Show at The Underground
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The Charlotte Pancake and Booze Art Show

The Pancake and Booze Art Show provides art lovers an opportunity to explore more than 250 pieces of artwork created by 60+ artists local to Charlotte. There will also be a free pancake bar, and more!

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The Charlotte Pancake and Booze Art Show
$13   .  The Underground   .  Charlotte
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Silent Disco at Rooftop 210
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Silent Disco

You are in control over which DJ's music you want to jam out to. Grab a pair of headphones and tune into whichever DJ you want and get to dancing.

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Silent Disco
Free / $15   .  Rooftop 210   .  Charlotte
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2019 Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k and 5k Charlotte at Charlotte
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2019 Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k and 5k Charlotte

America's sweetest race is hitting Charlotte! Hit the pavement for a 15k or 5k run through the streets Charlotte.

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2019 Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k and 5k Charlotte
$54+   .  Charlotte   .  Charlotte
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Plaza Midwood Scavenger Hunt for Charity at Pour Taproom: Charlotte
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Plaza Midwood Scavenger Hunt for Charity

Gather your team of four and search through Plaza Midwood for different clues and trinkets. There will be drink specials at each bar and clues in and around the bars.

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Plaza Midwood Scavenger Hunt for Charity
$60   .  Pour Taproom: Charlotte   .  Charlotte
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Roaring Twenties Birthday Beer Release at Bold Missy Brewery
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Roaring Twenties Birthday Beer Release

Bold Missy is releasing an extra special beer for two of their amazing sales reps. Swing by and try the Suffragette Dark Berry Kettle Sour.

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Roaring Twenties Birthday Beer Release
Purchase of Beer   .  Bold Missy Brewery   .  Charlotte
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Wine and Salsa Lessons at MoveStudio Charlotte
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Wine and Salsa Lessons

Free wine and salsa dance lessons, what more could you want? No partner necessary, so swing by and meet some new people.

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Wine and Salsa Lessons
$5   .  MoveStudio Charlotte   .  Charlotte
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Bubbly Benefit Brunch at GoodRoad Ciderworks
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Bubbly Benefit Brunch

Immerse yourself in the 5 senses for a brunch experience like no other. Grab some bubbles and dig into a chef inspired brunch.

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Bubbly Benefit Brunch
$50+   .  GoodRoad Ciderworks   .  Charlotte
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Yoga Week at Sycamore Brewing at Sycamore Brewing
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Yoga Week at Sycamore Brewing

Sycamore Brewing is kick-starting your 2019 resolutions with a week of yoga classes. Get your flow on then enjoy samples of Wild Blossom Cider and Kombucha right after class.

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Yoga Week at Sycamore Brewing
$10   .  Sycamore Brewing   .  Charlotte
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Live Music Fridays: WaterWorks at NoDa Brewing Company
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Live Music Fridays: WaterWorks

Every Friday NoDa is hosting free live music in the tap room. This week WaterWorks take the stage for a night of musical magic. Grab a brew and a bite to eat from TIN Kitchen.

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Live Music Fridays: WaterWorks
Free   .  NoDa Brewing Company   .  Charlotte
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Off The Cuff Improv Comedy at Charlotte Comedy Theater & Training Center
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Off The Cuff Improv Comedy

CCT's official Short-Form Team, Off The Cuff, is ready to take the stage. Short-form is a type of improv that is full of energy, speed, and laughs. So, come ready for an exciting show.

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Off The Cuff Improv Comedy
$10   .  Charlotte Comedy Theater & Training Center   .  Charlotte
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January Fitness Challenge: Week 4 at Bold Missy Brewery
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January Fitness Challenge: Week 4

Head to Bold Missy Brewery and Divine Barrel Brewing for a workout class during the month of January and get entered in to win some epic prizes! This week is four weeks of workouts at Camp Gladiator.

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January Fitness Challenge: Week 4
Free   .  Bold Missy Brewery   .  Charlotte
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Swing Dance with Sweet Megg & The Wayfarers at Gottaswing Charlotte
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Swing Dance with Sweet Megg & The Wayfarers

Sweet Megg & The Wayfarers will be at Gottaswing Charlotte for a night of dancing fun. There will be a free introduction to swing dance lesson to start, then it's time to hit the floor on your own!

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Swing Dance with Sweet Megg & The Wayfarers
$10   .  Gottaswing Charlotte   .  Charlotte
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Beer Garden Brew Pup Day at Sycamore Brewing
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Beer Garden Brew Pup Day

Pups, family, and friends are all welcome for Beer Garden Brew Pup Day. There will be a photo booth open for you and your pup, dog merchandise and treats from local vendors.

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Beer Garden Brew Pup Day
Purchase of Beer   .  Sycamore Brewing   .  Charlotte
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Backpacking 101: A Wilderness Workshop at Blue Blaze Brewing
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Backpacking 101: A Wilderness Workshop

Blue Blaze Brewing will be tackling one of the biggest concerns folks have about spending a night in the woods: how to stay safe from bears. Learn all you need to know about hanging your food.

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Backpacking 101: A Wilderness Workshop
Free   .  Blue Blaze Brewing   .  Charlotte
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90's Night at Howl at the Moon at Howl at the Moon Charlotte
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90's Night at Howl at the Moon

Take it back to the 90s and get totally rad. Dust off your macarena dance moves and throw on your flannel shirts. There will be special 90s drinks and jams to keep you dancing all night.

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90's Night at Howl at the Moon
Free   .  Howl at the Moon Charlotte   .  Charlotte
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Axe Throwing Pop Up at Divine Barrel Brewing
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Axe Throwing Pop Up

Who's ready to throw down? Southern Axecent will be popping up at Divine Barrel Brewing for an evening of axe throwing fun.

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Axe Throwing Pop Up
$5+   .  Divine Barrel Brewing   .  Charlotte
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Sugar Creek Raw Bar "Pop-Up" at Sugar Creek Brewing
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Sugar Creek Raw Bar "Pop-Up"

Dig into some delicious free oysters from The Waterman. Sugar Creek is hosting a Raw Bar Pop-Up that will be filled with half-shell oysters, games, swag and tons of giveaways. 

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Sugar Creek Raw Bar "Pop-Up"
Free   .  Sugar Creek Brewing   .  Charlotte
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Small Batch Release; Gin & Juice at Red Clay Ciderworks
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Small Batch Release; Gin & Juice

Red Clay Ciderworks is serving up a small batch of their spin on the classic Gin and Juice. This brew has juniper, coriander, OJ and lime for s semi-dry masterpiece. 

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Small Batch Release; Gin & Juice
Purchase of Cider   .  Red Clay Ciderworks   .  Charlotte
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Local Flavors of Historic NoDa Food Tour at NoDa Area
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Local Flavors of Historic NoDa Food Tour

Connect with entrepreneurs, chefs, and artisans who make NoDa their home. Listen to them talk about their passion and how it is transformed into the unique flavors of the area.

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Local Flavors of Historic NoDa Food Tour
$60   .  NoDa Area   .  Charlotte
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Beans N' Bots Chili Cook-Off at Wooden Robot Brewery
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Beans N' Bots Chili Cook-Off

Bring on all the Beans! Warm up from this chilly weather with a warm bowl of chili. Sample various chili recipes and cast your vote for the best.

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Beans N' Bots Chili Cook-Off
Free   .  Wooden Robot Brewery   .  Charlotte
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Science on the Rocks: Fantastic Bugs & Where To Find Them at Discovery Place Science
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Science on the Rocks: Fantastic Bugs & Where To Find Them

Step inside the fantasy realm that is Discovery Place Science's new Bug Lab. Explore the world as bugs do, through incredible sensory experiences.

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Science on the Rocks: Fantastic Bugs & Where To Find Them
$10+   .  Discovery Place Science   .  Charlotte
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10 Penny Lane Release at GoodRoad Ciderworks
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10 Penny Lane Release

At the intersection of beer and mead, you will find a magical drink called a Braggot. Sip on this delicious brew from Divine Barrel Brewing and Good Road CiderWorks, 10 Penny Lane.

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10 Penny Lane Release
Purchase of Beer   .  GoodRoad Ciderworks   .  Charlotte
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Sunday Runday at NoDa at NoDa Brewing Company
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Sunday Runday at NoDa

Join the NoDa Run Club for their 1, 3, or 5-mile run through the NoDa Neighborhood. Their routes are marked with color-coded arrows, or you can pick up a printout beforehand.

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Sunday Runday at NoDa
Free   .  NoDa Brewing Company   .  Charlotte
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NoDable Release: Dr. Juice's Hops on Pop at NoDa Brewing Company
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NoDable Release: Dr. Juice's Hops on Pop

This month's "NoDable" brew is Dr. Juice's Hops on Pop! Try out this juicy IPA brewed with Citra, Mosaic and Summit hops, making it a hoppy and citrus forward beer.

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NoDable Release: Dr. Juice's Hops on Pop
Purchase of Beer   .  NoDa Brewing Company   .  Charlotte
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Donut and Beer Brunch at Mere's
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Donut and Beer Brunch

Enjoy brunch at Mere's! They are serving up three mini donuts paired with three brews - aka the best brunch ever. Call to reserve your seat for this delicious brunch.

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Donut and Beer Brunch
$25   .  Mere's   .  Charlotte
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Trailblazers Hiking Club at U.S. National Whitewater Center
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Trailblazers Hiking Club

Join in with other outdoorsy and craft beer-loving folks for an epic Trailblazers Hiking Club experience. This is the first segment of the series and will start with a hike and end with a brew.

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Trailblazers Hiking Club
Free   .  U.S. National Whitewater Center   .  Charlotte
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Lucky's 2nd Anniversary Celebration! at Lucky's Bar & Arcade
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Lucky's 2nd Anniversary Celebration!

It's Lucky's birthday, but they're giving you the gifts! There will be free tokens, amazing drink specials, and a DJ that will keep the tunes coming all night long.

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Lucky's 2nd Anniversary Celebration!
Free   .  Lucky's Bar & Arcade   .  Charlotte
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2019 Couples Vision Board Social at Fox & Hound
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2019 Couples Vision Board Social

You and your bae can make the perfect couples vision board so you can be everyone's #goals in 2019. All supplies will be provided for you and your boo.

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2019 Couples Vision Board Social
$15   .  Fox & Hound   .  Charlotte
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Welcome to Pawgwarts at Lucky Dog Bark and Brew Steele Creek
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Welcome to Pawgwarts

You may not have received your letter to Hogwarts, but your pup sure did! Head to Lucky Dog for a magical day of wizarding fun, complete with costumes, a photo booth and tons of props.

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Welcome to Pawgwarts
Donations   .  Lucky Dog Bark and Brew Steele Creek   .  Charlotte
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Lenny Boy Raw Bar "Pop-Up" at Lenny Boy Brewing Co.
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Lenny Boy Raw Bar "Pop-Up"

Lenny Boy Brewing and The Waterman have teamed up for an epic pop-up event. Dig into some delicious oysters from The Waterman while sipping on craft beer and kombucha from Lenny Boy.

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Lenny Boy Raw Bar "Pop-Up"
Free   .  Lenny Boy Brewing Co.   .  Charlotte
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SweatNET Hosts Emerge x The Forge for a Mindful Sweat for CF at Catawba Brewing Company Charlotte
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SweatNET Hosts Emerge x The Forge for a Mindful Sweat for CF

SweatNET Emerge and The Forge will be at Catawba Brewing for an afternoon of learning, sweating, and stretching. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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SweatNET Hosts Emerge x The Forge for a Mindful Sweat for CF
$10   .  Catawba Brewing Company Charlotte   .  Charlotte
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Larry Keel Experience at Triple C Brewing at The Barrel Room at Triple C
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Larry Keel Experience at Triple C Brewing

With the unofficial title of 'Flatpickin Legend and Mater Fisherman', Larry is considered one of the best flatpickers on the planet. Don't miss him when he comes to Triple C Brewing Company.

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Larry Keel Experience at Triple C Brewing
$10   .  The Barrel Room at Triple C   .  Charlotte
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Carolina Beer Temple Charlotte Turns 2 at Carolina Beer Temple
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Carolina Beer Temple Charlotte Turns 2

Help Carolina Beer Temple celebrate their second birthday! From 4 o'clock until 10 o'clock they will be tapping a new rare beer every single hour.

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Carolina Beer Temple Charlotte Turns 2
Free   .  Carolina Beer Temple   .  Charlotte
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The Weekender: Donut & Beer Brunch, Pawgwarts Puppy Party + More
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