Hilliard Studio Method is giving away three one-year subscriptions to their new workout videos. Focusing on the strength of the spine and power of the core, the workouts incorporate weights and resistance training. The total-body workouts are high energy and low impact, making them perfect for any age or stage of life. “There is
Join us for the second annual local artists art show and sale at Charlotte’s historic treasure, The Duke Mansion. Local artists featured are Allison Chambers, Fonda Doerre, Paul Hastings, Dottie Littlewood, Janine Medlin, Patti Ratcliffe, Adrian Chu Redmond, Libby Smart, Hilda Spain and Amy Sullivan. The show is February, 23 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. A % of all sales will be donated to support the preservation
You don’t have to travel all the way to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras! Just head Uptown to the 6th Annual Charlotte Mardi Gras Parade of Beads Celebration and let the good times roll. The EpiCentre will transform into the French Quarter with performers and colorful decorations at 7 p.m. and the parade will
Peruse the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture after hours from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. During the special evening guests will get to enjoy live music, food, painting and artists talks. Gantt After Dark is presented by PNC Bank and is free to attend. For more information, click here.
You don’t need a significant other to enjoy a fun night out — especially at Liberate Your Palate’s Valentine’s Cocktail Class. Grab your best friend and learn from some of the best mixologists in the Queen City. During the class you’ll get hands-on experience making three creative cocktails from start to finish. There will also
Get your fill of the LowCountry at the Mint Museum’s 3rd annual Oyster Roast. Along with fresh oysters and s’mores for dessert, there will be live music by Matt Weldon. The roast takes place on the lawn of the Mint Museum Randolph and runs from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 for museum
The Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden’s annual Art and Orchids exhibit will feature rare works of colorful botanical illustrations dating all the way back to the Victorian Era. The illustrations on display have been used to document different botanical species throughout history and have become popular and sought-after collectables. The Gardens will also have several special
Learn a new skill during a two-hour ceramics workshop at the McColl Center for Art + Innovation. The class will teach you how to create clay vessels by hand and no prior experience is required! The class will be led by artist Betsy Birkner. Tickets for members are $30 and $35 for non-members. For more
Wind down after work every Wednesday with an hour-long yoga class taught by NC Yoga Bar. Stick around after class to explore the Mint’s galleries. Class runs from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Mint Museum Uptown. For more information, click here.
Philanthrodating™ is a young professionals singles mixer event sponsored by Carolinas Matchmaker and Guys With Ties to raise money for three nonprofits. The event pairs singles and philanthropy for more meaningful matches – How fun! http://guyswithtiescharlotte.com/events/#event_data-12
Ghengis Khan comes to Charlotte! Travel back to 13th century Mongolia to learn about his life and legacy, and the formation, peak and decline of the Mongol Empire. Jewelry, silk robes, weaponry and more will be on display. Do not miss incredible exhibit before it departs at the end of April!
Don’t miss the 2017 Queen City Brewers Festival on Saturday, February 4 at the Fillmore at AvidXchange Music Factory. Charlotte breweries and craft beer focused restaurants, along with beer enthusiasts from around the area are joining together to support the ACEing Autism-Charlotte’s annual winter fundraiser. Delicious eats and drinks, as well as live entertainment, combined with
Those looking to take a zealous leap towards wellness in the new year will be satiated through Pai Networking group’s “Health, Wellness and Fitness Expo” at The Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10 am, going until 2 pm. This exposition will feature 40 of the finest local experts in their industries, ranging from
It’s that time of year again — restaurant week (!) — and you can take advantage of big savings at more than 130 local restaurants. Enjoy three a course meal from some of Charlotte’s most popular restaurants for only $30 to $35. Menus are typically pre-fixed. For more information visit charlotterestaurantweek.com.
Break out your best Harry Potter garb for Discovery Place’s Science on the Rocks: Wizarding World — an adults only night at the museum dedicated to the world’s favorite wizards. Activities include Quidditch beer pong, a make-your-own wand station and plenty of bubbly potions. The first 500 guests will even get to try on the Sorting
Explore all four floors of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art after hours. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., guests can enjoy art, light bites, cocktails and this month’s featured drink is a White Russian. Bechtler By Night is held on the third Thursday of every month and is free. Find out more information at bechtler.org.
Comedian Anjelah Johnson brings her hilarious stand-up routine to the Comedy Zone for three days. You may know her best as Bon Qui Qui from Mad TV or from her popular nail salon videos that have taken over the internet. Tickets start at $30. For more information visit cltcomedyzone.com.
Learn a new skill this year at the Carolina Fish Market’s sushi making class. For two hours you’ll learn the art of making a sushi roll and even take home your own sushi making kit. You can even bring your own adult beverages to enjoy during dinner! The class is $25 per person. For more information
Enjoy the marching bands, fire trucks and all the excitement of Charlotte’s Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Parade. Festivities kick off at 10 a.m. on Tryon Street in Uptown Charlotte. For more information, click here.
The Tony Award-Winning musical An American in Paris takes over the Belk Theater for five days, bringing the magical love story of an American soldier and a French girl to the stage. Audiences will enjoy the famous songs and dance moves that have made the play a hit across the world. Tickets start at $25.
Dive into the best of Uptown Charlotte’s food scene on this three-hour Feast Food Tour. Along the way you’ll meet the chefs of some of the best restaurants in the QC and enjoy some delicious food and even a wine pairing or two. Tickets are $80 per person. For more information and participating restaurants visit
Niki de Saint Phalle, Serpent Bracelet © 2016 Niki Charitable Arts Foundation. All Rights Reserved. Visit the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art to see the intricate craftsmanship and delicate details of All That Sparkles — an exhibition dedicated to showcasing carefully selected pieces of jewelry created by artists of the 20th century. From brooches to gold cuffs,
The Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville combines spectacular gardens, fine antiques and horticultural items into one outstanding three-day show. Located in the Music City Center in vibrant downtown Nashville, the show’s 150+ exhibitors, renowned experts and fabulous gardens make it the ultimate destination for new and ardent antique collectors, avid gardeners, those seeking design
Celebrate the beauty of the Christmas season at Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens. The gardens will transform into a winter wonderland full of twinkling trees, sparkling fountains, horse-drawn carriage rides and Santa! Tickets are $14.95 for adults, $8.95 for children 2 to 12 and children under 2 years old are free. For more information, click here.