Basic Meals Boot Camp
Why you should go: This class will arm you with classic techniques so you feel confident to tackle many different recipes. Sear and braise making a classic and deliciously tender pot roast, develop great knife skills with roasted vegetables and learn how to make a scratch-made cake, homemade vanilla frosting and basic piping skills.
Meditation & Mindful Breathing
Online | 7pm-8:30pm | $24 | Details
Why you should go: Learn several breathing techniques for stress relief, centering and focus. By the end of class, you’ll have the tools to employ your breath to steady and ease your mind.
Cocktail in the Garden
Why you should go: Stroll through the garden and then take a history tour of the Duke Mansion.
Asian Aesthetics Meet Southern Sensibilities Public Virtual Tour
Online | 6pm-7pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: This virtual tour traces the paths that Asian Ceramics traditions took to become an influence in modern art pottery in the South and especially in North Carolina. The tour also looks at how some contemporary potters explore this combination in their dishes, bowls and jars and vases.
Yoga at the Mint
Why you should go: The one-hour yoga class is led by Dancing Lotus Yoga + Arts every Tuesday from 5:15-6:15 PM at Mint Museum Uptown. Classes are free for Mint members using code MINT21 and $15 for non-members.
OH Well: CorePower Yoga
Optimist Hall| 6pm-7pm| Free | Details
Tuesday Trivia at Wooden Robot
Why you should go: Test your trivia skills every Tuesday at Wooden Robot South End.
An American Icon: Ballerina Lauren Anderson in Conversation
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture | 7pm-8:30pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: This free public event is part of Ms. Anderson’s residency, co-hosted by Charlotte Ballet and the UNC Charlotte Department of Dance. During her time in Charlotte, Ms. Anderson will teach classes at UNC Charlotte and Charlotte Ballet, including a public masterclass on Saturday, September 17.
Knitting for Beginners
Online | 5:30pm-7pm | $24 | Details
Why you should go: Janis Ficker, of Queen City Yarn, will guide you through the basic knitting tools needed to make a ribbed scarf.
Walk the block with CMPD
Why you should go: CMPD’s Community Officers Brad Hall and Justin Davies want to see South End from your perspective and want you to get to know them better. Meet them at the corner of Camden Road and West Worthington Ave every Wednesday at 12:00 for a lunchtime walk where you can talk about neighborhood happenings, voice concerns, or just walk the block.
Music Bingo at Tyber Creek Pub
Why you should go: Test your skills at music bingo every Wednesday at Tyber Creek, starting at 8pm.
Wine & cheese pairing
Why you should go: You’ll sample 5 wines expertly paired with 5 kinds of cheese during a 1.5-hour presentation featuring a speaker from each shop.
CLT Social Club: Happy Hour at Bar á Vins
Why you should go: CLT Social Club is hosting a hangout to facilitate friendship-making. Get dressed up, get to know one another and enjoy a midweek hangout in NoDa.
Harriet’s Hamburgers and Papi Queso Double Birthday Giveaway
Optimist Hall| 11am-9pm | Free| Details
Why you should go:Optimist Hall is bringing two times the fun for a joint birthday party celebrating Harriet’s Hamburger’s second birthday and Papi Queso’s tenth birthday. Each stall is giving away $200 gift cards plus more surprises. RSVP HERE.
Mint Museum Uptown | 12pm-12:30pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Take a break in the day to hear from a museum docent about a work of art in the Mint’s collection.
Pop to now: Warhol and his legacy
Knight Theater | 6pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: This free evening program features art collector and Warhol muse Jane Holzer, Aktion Art gallery owner Nick Hissom, and contemporary artists ThankYouX, HEES, and Kristin McIver, featured in the exhibition. The group will discuss Andy Warhol, his legacy, and his impact on their art and lives, as well as explore today’s art world, including the state of digital art and the emergence of NFTs. Registration is required.
6th Annual Movie Night Series
Why you should go: Bring your friends, family and pups out to enjoy Back to the Future on the big screen.
River Jam at the White Water Center
White Water Center | 7pm-9pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Jam out to music by The Steepwater Band, known for their songs Remember the Taker and Dance Me a Number.
Open Mic Night
Why you should go: You can go up on stage or just sit back and enjoy the show. Grab a glass of wine or beer to enjoy the show and munch on their late-night quesadilla menu.
Charlotte Fashion Week
SouthPark Mall | 6:30pm | $49 – $57 | Details
Why you should go: Designers and boutiques will show off their latest collections.
DAYDREAM Music Fest (feat. Nick Hickman Band)
Why you should go: To celebrate the release of their new DAYDREAM “anytime” lager, Suffolk Punch is bringing in the Nick Hickman Band to play a free concert. DAYDREAM cans are $5.
Silent Party: “Battle of the vibes”
Why you should go: It’s your typical party with no speakers or amps. Attendees wear wireless headphones with various stations to choose from and boogie on the dance floor.
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