Happy Memorial Day Weekend!
Memorial Day weekend is finally here and here are all the fun events going on around town to help you kick off summer:
Resident Culture Brewing
Live music, unique brews and six food trucks
This weeks banging lineup includes Papi Queso Food Truck, TIN Kitchen, OooWee BBQ, Tikka Buzz Food Truck, GOGI, Queen City Chamo, Gyro Twins Truck and Queen City Sliders.
1824 Statesville Ave.
Every Friday, they’ll have food, music and a few surprises for a laid-back hangout. Kids and leashed pets are welcome.
You’ll have a guided paddle down the Catawba River by kayak or stand-up paddle board, take a short hike back, and get a chef-curated meal and there’s craft beer and wine for purchase.
8 p.m. to midnight.
Go to cheer on the Knights while they dominate the Durham Bulls, stay for the firework show afterward
NoDa Company Store
Get your oysters raw or grilled and listen to some live bluegrass music.
Free to attend
The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
They’re auctioning off Biergarten table sets (a table and two benches), starting at $50 a set, decreasing throughout the day until they’re gone. All profits from the auction will be donated to 24 Foundation and OMB’s 24 Hours of Booty team: Team Reeb.
Cheer on the Knights while they take on the Durham Bulls.
Free concert by Youth Orchestras of Charlotte, with members of Charlotte Symphony Brass.
Of course there will be vegan food vendors, but you can also expect kids activities, guest speaker, music, double dutch, collard green cooking competition, financial literacy resources and more.
There are yoga (including SUP yoga) classes throughout the afternoon, and you can end the night with live music and a firework show.
9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Free, $25 SUP yoga
The Comedy Zone
Gary Owen is a sell-out comedian, and he has his own show on BET.
7 p.m. & 9:45 p.m.
Romare Bearden Park
The three-day event includes entertainment, racing-related displays, kids’ activities, NASCAR autographs and more all going on along Tryon Street. The nightly concerts start at 6:30 p.m. at Romare Bearden with Brothers Osborne headlining tonight. Openers are Caylee Hammack and Tyler Rich.
Noon to 8 p.m.
Free day activities,
$20-$25 concerts Friday/Saturday