The Weekender: Donut & Beer Pairing, Sorcerer's Secret Bash + More
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The Weekender: Donut & Beer Pairing, Sorcerer's Secret Bash + More

Monday, Nov 05 2018

Our curated list of the best things to do the weekend of November 8 - 11. 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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Friday

Food Truck Friday at Sycamore Brewing at Sycamore Brewing
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Eight of the city's best local food trucks will be rolling into Sycamore Brewing. Swing by and enjoy the live music, seasonal craft beer, and of course, the food trucks.

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Food Truck Friday at Sycamore Brewing
Free   .  Sycamore Brewing   .  Charlotte
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Jam with the Charlotte Folk Society at Great Aunt Stella Center
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Jam with the Charlotte Folk Society

Join the Charlotte Folk Society for their monthly gathering featuring performances from world-class musicians, jam sessions and refreshments—bonus, it's all for free!

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Jam with the Charlotte Folk Society
Free   .  Great Aunt Stella Center   .  Charlotte
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Trek Out to Matthews Food Truck Fridays at Stumptown Park
Photo by @john_simon_85

Trek Out to Matthews Food Truck Fridays

Food trucks are all the rage, so naturally the lil' town of Matthews decided to try its own hand at the trend. Come to this quaint spot for delicious food trucks and fun all around!

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Trek Out to Matthews Food Truck Fridays
$   .  Stumptown Park   .  Matthews
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Saturday

Lenny Boy Yoga at Lenny Boy Brewing
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Lenny Boy Yoga

Grab your mat, water bottle and a towel for yoga at Lenny Boy! Challenge yourself to this 60-minute class and be rewarded with a free 6oz kombucha!

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Lenny Boy Yoga
$5   .  Lenny Boy Brewing   .  Charlotte
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Past Experiences

Carolina Gator Gumbo at the Thirsty Beaver at Thirsty Beaver Saloon
Photo by @jimcofer

Carolina Gator Gumbo at the Thirsty Beaver

The Thirsty Beaver is serving up some hot bowls of Carolina Gator Gumbo. Grab a bowl and sit under the stars for a night of Fall time bliss.

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Carolina Gator Gumbo at the Thirsty Beaver
Purchase of Gumbo   .  Thirsty Beaver Saloon   .  Charlotte
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Fundraiser to Rebuild Chapman's Rescue Kennel at The Peaceful Dragon
Photo by @milo__dachshund_adventures

Fundraiser to Rebuild Chapman's Rescue Kennel

Back in September Chapman's Kennel Daschund Rescue suffered a devastating fire. Support this great cause and help them rebuild. There will be an open wine bar and special gifts!

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Fundraiser to Rebuild Chapman's Rescue Kennel
$15+   .  The Peaceful Dragon   .  Charlotte
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9th Annual Dilworth and South End Chili Cook-Off at 1930 Camden Rd
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9th Annual Dilworth and South End Chili Cook-Off

Dig into bowls upon bowls of all you can taste chili. Local restaurants and individuals line the street with their best pot of chili for you to try out as they compete to win the title of best chili.

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9th Annual Dilworth and South End Chili Cook-Off
Free   .  1930 Camden Rd   .  Charlotte
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One Funny Mother at Blumenthal Performing Arts
Photo by @delraychamber

One Funny Mother

This former Miss New Jersey, and mother of three hits Charlotte for a hilarious solo comedy show about being a mom and marriage. It's one of those laugh 'til your face hurts type of shows.

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One Funny Mother
$35+   .  Blumenthal Performing Arts   .  Charlotte
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Partial Nerdity Sorcerer's Secret Bash at SERJ
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Partial Nerdity Sorcerer's Secret Bash

SERJ is transforming into the magical wizarding world of Harry Potter for one epic night. There will be DJs, games, and a costume contest, so get decked out in your best Gryffindor attire.

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Partial Nerdity Sorcerer's Secret Bash
$6   .  SERJ   .  Charlotte
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Hops For Hops at Catawba Brewing Company Charlotte
Photo by @CatawbaBrewing

Hops For Hops

Hop for your Hops is serving up a 60-minute circuit style workout. Once your done sweating, enjoy some brunch and a complimentary, signature Catawba beer.

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Hops For Hops
$8   .  Catawba Brewing Company Charlotte   .  Charlotte
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Southern Christmas Show at The Park Expo & Conference Center
Photo by @erikahussey

Southern Christmas Show

Check out the regions largest Christmas Event that has a total of 250,000 square feet jam-packed with Holiday cheer. There will be arts and craft vendors and delicious food.

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Southern Christmas Show
$15+   .  The Park Expo & Conference Center   .  Charlotte
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Food Truck Friday at Resident Culture Brewing at Resident Culture Brewing
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Food Truck Friday at Resident Culture Brewing

The Dumpling Lady and What The Fries will be rolling up to Resident Culture Brewing on Friday. Swing by for the second to last Food Truck Friday of the season.

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Food Truck Friday at Resident Culture Brewing
Free   .  Resident Culture Brewing   .  Charlotte
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Ink N Ivy 2 Year Anniversary at Ink n Ivy
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Ink N Ivy 2 Year Anniversary

Ink N Ivy has been serving up good times for two years! Help them celebrate with the biggest party of the year, complete with birthday cake, giveaways, champagne toast and so much more.

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Ink N Ivy 2 Year Anniversary
Free   .  Ink n Ivy   .  Charlotte
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Pajama Walk & Festival at Freedom Park
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Pajama Walk & Festival

Join in the second annual Pajama Walk at Freedom Park. This walk helps make dreams come true of individuals with special needs. Sign up, throw on your PJ's and get to walking.

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Pajama Walk & Festival
Donations   .  Freedom Park   .  Charlotte
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Champagne Tasting: Dom Perignon, Ruinart, and More at Corkbuzz Restaurant
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Champagne Tasting: Dom Perignon, Ruinart, and More

Stock up on your bubbles for the season, essential for all those holiday toasts you will be doing. Taste a variety of Champagne to make sure you get just the right one.

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Champagne Tasting: Dom Perignon, Ruinart, and More
$45   .  Corkbuzz Restaurant   .  Charlotte
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Brewhouse Bazaar at Lenny Boy Brewing Co.
Photo by @LennyBoyBrewingCo

Brewhouse Bazaar

If you have ever wanted to sip on new brews, shop from local vendors, and listen to live music then you need to head to Lenny Boy. Their first ever Bazaar is going down on Saturday!

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Brewhouse Bazaar
Free   .  Lenny Boy Brewing Co.   .  Charlotte
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Fall Oyster Roast by Birdsong & Rappahannock at Birdsong Brewing Co.
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Fall Oyster Roast by Birdsong & Rappahannock

There's no better way to celebrate the start of Fall than with a grand oyster roast. Steamed and roasted oysters will be served all evening long so come ready to slurp them down.

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Fall Oyster Roast by Birdsong & Rappahannock
$15+   .  Birdsong Brewing Co.   .  Charlotte
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Who Is Your Hero 5k and Fun Run at Waverly Walk Avenue
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Who Is Your Hero 5k and Fun Run

Heroes come in all shapes, ages, and sizes. Also, not all Heroes wear capes! Head out and honor those real-life Heroes during the Who is Your Hero 5K and Fun Run. 

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Who Is Your Hero 5k and Fun Run
$20+   .  Waverly Walk Avenue   .  Charlotte
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Taste of the Mint: Michael Sherrill at Mint Museum UPTOWN
Photo by @jordant.robinson

Taste of the Mint: Michael Sherrill

Wine and dine on three tastings by a top 10 Charlotte restaurant and one of the nation's top-rated museum restaurants. Then check out the special exhibition 'Michael Sherrill Retrospective.'

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Taste of the Mint: Michael Sherrill
$34+   .  Mint Museum UPTOWN   .  Charlotte
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Strange Brew 2018 Beer Festival at The Unknown Brewing Co.
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Strange Brew 2018 Beer Festival

Join in for the fourth annual Strange Brew Beer Festival. This event includes plenty of breweries all competing against each other to see who can create the strangest beer ever.

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Strange Brew 2018 Beer Festival
$25   .  The Unknown Brewing Co.   .  Charlotte
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Cranksgiving Charlotte at Legion Brewing
Photo by @bikemorebmore

Cranksgiving Charlotte

Help those in need when Crankgsgiving, a charity bicycle ride held in cities all across the country, comes to CLT. Bring cash to purchase food donations at each stop and compete for fun prizes!

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Cranksgiving Charlotte
Free   .  Legion Brewing   .  Charlotte
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Rose Gold Rebel Block Party at Rose Gold Rebel
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Rose Gold Rebel Block Party

Sip and shop in celebration of Rose Gold Rebel opening in Plaza Midwood. There will be food, drinks, and oh, rosé on tap! Swing by for all that plus live music, free swag, and more.

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Rose Gold Rebel Block Party
Free   .  Rose Gold Rebel   .  Charlotte
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The Classic Black Cinema Series - Body And Soul at The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
Photo by @thecharlottepost

The Classic Black Cinema Series - Body And Soul

This film series is specifically designed as a vehicle to expose the community to the vast artistic value black film has had throughout the years. Check out this showing of Body and Soul

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The Classic Black Cinema Series - Body And Soul
$7+   .  The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture   .  Charlotte
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Holiday Tasting and Pairing at Vintner Wine Market
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Holiday Tasting and Pairing

Vintner Wine Market is here to get you ready for the holidays. You may have all the traditional dishes that you have to have, but head to Vintner and figure out the perfect wines to pair with them.

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Holiday Tasting and Pairing
$25   .  Vintner Wine Market   .  Charlotte
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Vision Boards, Bubbles & Brunch at Happy Kat Candles & Gifts
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Vision Boards, Bubbles & Brunch

Haven't started setting your goals for 2019 yet? Head to Happy Kat Candles & Gifts and set up your vision board for 219, sip on some bubbly, then dig into some delicious brunch specials.

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Vision Boards, Bubbles & Brunch
$25   .  Happy Kat Candles & Gifts   .  Charlotte
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Ballantyne Village First Annual Holiday Pop-Up Market at Ballantyne Village
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Ballantyne Village First Annual Holiday Pop-Up Market

Shop over 40 local vendors during Ballantyne Village's First Annual Holiday Pop-Up Market. The stores will feature specials, raffles, and giveaways so you can get your holiday shopping done early!

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Ballantyne Village First Annual Holiday Pop-Up Market
Free   .  Ballantyne Village   .  Charlotte
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Fitness for Good Soles at Charlotte Rescue Mission
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Fitness for Good Soles

Gather together for a day of fitness and good vibes. Help support Good Soles, a non-profit organization committed to helping men transition out of homelessness.

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Fitness for Good Soles
$15+   .  Charlotte Rescue Mission   .  Charlotte
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Beer for Breakfast: A Donut & Beer Pairing at Pop the Top Craft Beer Shop
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Beer for Breakfast: A Donut & Beer Pairing

You can't drink all day if you don't start in the morning! Start your Saturday off with a flight of 4 delicious brews that have been expertly paired with donuts from Your Mom's Donuts.

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Beer for Breakfast: A Donut & Beer Pairing
Free   .  Pop the Top Craft Beer Shop   .  Charlotte
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Dynasty Bingo: A Return to the 80's at Grady Cole Center
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Dynasty Bingo: A Return to the 80's

Grab your shoulder pads, fanny packs, and leg warmers, it's time for 80s bingo! This wild fun and outrageous night of bingo is guaranteed to be unpredictable and exciting.

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Dynasty Bingo: A Return to the 80's
$35+   .  Grady Cole Center   .  Charlotte
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CLT s'MACdown at CUVC
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CLT s'MACdown

Calling all mac-n-cheese lovers! Get ready for the ultimate cheese indulgence. Explore the culinary genius of Charlotte chefs as they prepare top-notch samples of your favorite comfort food dish.

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CLT s'MACdown
$20+   .  CUVC   .  Charlotte
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