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Your Guide to the Perfect Saturday in Madison Park

Friday, Sep 29 2017

Untarnished by work or Sunday blues, Saturday is by far our favorite day of the week and Madison Park is a perfect place to spend it. From a quaint French breakfast to traversing the greenway, bowling and everything in between, there's no shortage of enticing activities fill up your day. Check out our expertly crafted schedule and get cracking—there's not a moment to waste!

Seize Your Saturday

Grab a Tasty Treat at Amélie's Bakery at Amélie's Bakery
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Start Your Day Off Right at Amélie's Bakery

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day but it can be hard to find the time for it during the hectic workweek. Start your weekend right by slowing down and feasting your senses at Amélie's. Beyond the ornate decor, they're known for beautiful French pastries, handcrafted coffee drinks, fresh ingredients and seasonal flavors throughout their menu. So fuel up—you've got a Saturday to seize!

Grab a Tasty Treat at Amélie's Bakery
$   .  Amélie's Bakery   .  Charlotte
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Feel at Home at Park Road Books at Park Road Books
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Peruse the Shelves at Park Road Books

Pick up some new reading materials at Park Road Books. Not sure what your looking for?
There's personalized, warm service around every corner with books organized by region, genre, and staff recommendations. You're sure to find a new favorite page-turner in no time.

Feel at Home at Park Road Books
$   .  Park Road Books   .  Charlotte
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Run the Little Sugar Creek Greenway at Little Sugar Creek Greenway
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Make Your Way Down the Little Sugar Creek Greenway

Saddle up to a sunny park bench and crack open your new novel. Or get your blood pumping with a quick jaunt through this picturesque running trail that cuts through the city. It's the ideal spot for joggers, nature-lovers and cyclists alike to soak up a perfect fall day.

Run the Little Sugar Creek Greenway
Free   .  Little Sugar Creek Greenway   .  Charlotte
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Reward Yourself With Something Sweet at Suarez Bakery at Suarez Bakery
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Reward Yourself With Something Sweet at Suarez Bakery

...You've earned it after that run (we'll count watching other folks run as calorie-burning too)! Suarez Bakery makes magic on the daily, baking up a delicious assortment of sugary delights you've only dreamt of.

Reward Yourself With Something Sweet at Suarez Bakery
$   .  Suarez Bakery   .  Charlotte
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Check Out the Chicken at RoCo at The Roasting Company
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Savor Stick-to-Your-Ribs Fare at RoCo

Now that you've whet your appetite with dessert, head to The Roasting Company for a lip-smackin' good lunch. They're serving up classic southern chicken and show-stealing sides amidst wood-paneled walls. Snag a seat on their artisan outdoor benches, order up some grub and check out their massive map of the US made out of beer bottle caps.

Check Out the Chicken at RoCo
$$   .  The Roasting Company   .  Charlotte
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Embark on a Beer Drinking Journey at Duckworth's at Duckworth's Grill & Taphouse
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Embark on a Beer Drinking Journey at Duckworth's

With a rotating assortment of over 60 taps, we often find ourselves stuck in a heated internal debate—specialty blend or local hard cider? Decisions, decisions. Luckily, you've got all afternoon to linger, sampling as many unique brews as you'd like. We can think of worse ways to spend a Saturday afternoon.

Embark on a Beer Drinking Journey at Duckworth's
$$   .  Duckworth's Grill & Taphouse   .  Charlotte
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Have a Gourmet Gorging Session at Good Food at Good Food on Montford
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Grab Gourmet Grub at Good Food

Soak up all that beer with some Good Food.
Unimpressed by the name? Trust us, this is world-wide world-class food (that name just wouldn't fit on the bumper sticker). Head to their cozy spot on Montford for a tantalizing, mix of fusion, American-inspired tapas—you won't be disappointed.

Have a Gourmet Gorging Session at Good Food
$$   .  Good Food on Montford   .  Charlotte
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Strike Out at 10 Park Lanes  at Ten Park Lanes
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Strike Out at 10 Park Lanes

You've still got a little Saturday left! Head over to 10 Park Lanes and prepare to be bowled away. Combining the nostalgic goodness of bowling with exciting modern touches—an award-winning restaurant, live music venue and full-service bar—and you've got yourself the perfect new hangout.

Strike Out at 10 Park Lanes
$$   .  Ten Park Lanes   .  Charlotte
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Your Guide to the Perfect Saturday in Madison Park
Your Guide to the Perfect Saturday in Madison Park