Weekly agenda: 22 things to do in Charlotte this week

Basic Meal Boot Camp

Chef Alyssa’s kitchen| 6pm-9pm | $75 | Details

Why you should go: This class will arm you with classic techniques so you’ll feel confident tackling many different recipes. Sear and braise making a classic and deliciously tender roast, develop great knife skills with roasted vegetables, and learn how to make homemade cake, homemade vanilla frosting, and basic piping skills.

Meditation and conscious breathing

Online | 7-8:30 p.m. | $24 | Details

Why you should go: Learn several breathing techniques for stress relief, centering and concentration. By the end of the course, you will have the tools to use your breath to stabilize and quiet your mind.

Cocktails in the garden

The Duke’s Mansion | 6 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Stroll through the garden, then take a historic tour of the Duke Mansion.

Asian Aesthetics Meet Southern Sensitivities Public Virtual Tour

Online | 6-7 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: This virtual tour traces the paths taken by Asian ceramic traditions to become an influence in modern art pottery in the South and specifically in North Carolina. The tour also examines how some contemporary potters explore this combination in their dishes, bowls, jars and vases.

Yoga at the Mint

Uptown Mint Museum | 5:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.| Free-$15 | Details

Why you should go: The hour-long yoga class is led by Dancing Lotus Yoga + Arts every Tuesday from 5:15-6:15 p.m. at the Mint Museum Uptown. Classes are free for Mint members using code MINT21 and $15 for non-members.

Well: CorePower Yoga

Optimist Room| 6-7 p.m.pm| Free | Details

Why you should go: This 60-minute outdoor class experience for all levels will focus on strength and balance as well as breathing and bodyweight movements that will boost your metabolism and build lean muscle mass, all on one list. energizing reading. Seats must be reserved in advance HERE.

Wooden Robot Tuesday Quiz

Wooden Brewery Robot | 7 p.m. | Free | Details

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 and Culture | 7-8:30 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: This free public event is part of Ms. Anderson’s residency, co-hosted by the Charlotte Ballet and the UNC Charlotte Dance Department. While in Charlotte, Ms. Anderson will teach classes at UNC Charlotte and the Charlotte Ballet, including a public masterclass on Saturday, September 17.

Knitting for beginners

Online | 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. | $24 | Details

Why you should go: Janis Ficker, of Son of the Queen’s Townwill walk you through the basic tools needed to make a ribbed scarf.

Step through the block with CMPD

Carolinas Design Center | 12pm-1pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: CMPD 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 noon for a lunchtime stroll where you can talk about neighborhood happenings, voice your concerns, or just walk the block.

Music Bingo at Tyber Creek Pub

Tyber Creek Pub | 8 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Test your musical bingo skills every Wednesday at Tyber Creek, starting at 8 p.m.

Wine & cheese pairing

Assorted Table Wines & Shop | 6-7.30 p.m. | $45 | Details

Why you should go: You will taste 5 wines skilfully paired with 5 kinds of cheese during a one and a half hour presentation with a speaker from each store.

CLT Social Club: Happy Hour at the Bar to Wines

3206 North Davidson Street | 5pm-8pm | $30 | Details

Why you should go: The CLT Social Club organizes a meeting place to facilitate the creation of friendships. Dress up, get to know each other, and enjoy a midweek hangout in NoDa.

Harriet’s Burgers and Grandpa Queso Double Birthday Gift

Optimist Room| 11am-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go:Optimist Hall brings twice the fun for a joint birthday party celebrating Harriet’s Hamburger’s second birthday and Papi Queso’s tenth birthday. Each booth offers $200 gift cards and more surprises. RSVP HERE.


Uptown Mint Museum | 12-12.30 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Take a break from the day to hear a museum guide tell you about a work of art from the Mint’s collection.

Pop to now: Warhol and his legacy

Knight Theater | 6 p.m. | 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 its impact on their art and their lives, and explore the art world today, including the state of digital art and the emergence NFTs. Registration is mandatory.

6th Annual Movie Night Series

Artisanal tasting room | Sunset | Free | Details

Why you should go: Bring your friends, family and puppies to enjoy Back to the future on the big screen.

River Jam at White Water Center

Whitewater center | 7pm-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Play music with The Steepwater Bandknown for their songs Remember the Taker and Dance Me a Number.

Open mic night

The Common Market | 6 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: You can take the 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

South Park Shopping Center | 6:30 p.m. | $49 – $57 | Details

Why you should go: Designers and shops will present their latest collections.

DAYDREAM Music Fest (with Nick Hickman Band)

The Suffolk Punch | 8pm-11pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: To celebrate the release of their new DAYDREAM lager “anytime”, Suffolk Punch are bringing in the Nick Hickman Band to play a free concert. DAYDREAM cans are $5.

Silent Party: “Battle of the Vibes”

832 Rye Avenue | 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. | $10+ | Details

Why you should go: It’s your typical party without speakers or amps. Participants wear wireless headphones with different stations to choose from and boogie on the dance floor.

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