Weekdays 12:00PM-3:00PM


Veronét Vineyards & Winery opening

  • 1549 Ike Brooks Drive, Kings Mountain
  • They’ll have wine by the glass, flights and samples and charcuterie, cheese boards, small bites, coffee and tea. You can do guided and private tastings and vineyard tours, and leashed dogs and picnics are welcomed.
  • Noon to 6 p.m.
  • Free.

Taste of Cuba

  • Discovery Place Science
  • Part one of a four-part series on Cuba, Taste of Cuba includes a talk on sustainable farming and ocean conservation over cocktails, a Cuban buffet and a screening of CUBA in IMAX.
  • 6:30-9:30 p.m.
  • $45


Food Truck Friday Plaza Midwood 

  • Resident Culture Brewing
  • Live music, unique brews and food trucks, including The Dumpling Lady, Streamline Kitchen, What The Fries CLT, Food Truck: My Sausage Buddy, Libretto’s Pizzeria Charlotte, Waffle Tastries and Hip Hop Smoothies.
  • 4-9 p.m.
  • Free.

Food Truck Friday South End

  • Sycamore Brewing
  • Papi Queso Food Truck, TIN Kitchen, OooWee BBQ, Gyro Twins Truck, GOGI, Chef Ray’s Cuban Cuisine, Chilaka Tacolab and Rollicious Ribs & More.
  • 4-10 p.m.
  • Free

Old Dominion

  • Spectrum Center
  • 7 p.m.
  • $25-$70

Friday Nights Camp North End

  • 1824 Statesville Ave.
  • Eery Friday, they’ll have food, music and a few surprises for a laid-back hangout. Note: Kids and leashed pets are welcome.
  • 5-10 p.m.
  • Free



Girl Tribe Tailgate

  • The Collector’s Room by Beau Monde
  • Shop from dozens of local vendors, get your ears pierces, treat yourself to a dry style from Drybar and meet the women who designed this year’s Girl Tribe game day gear. They’ll have coffee, drinks and more.
  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Free

South End Oktoberfest

  • Norfolk Hall
  • Expect beer samples from 30-plus local and regional breweries, and local vendors.
  • Noon to 6 p.m.
  • $35-$50.

Strawberry Hill Center Fall Fest

  • Strawberry Hill Shopping Center
  • Expect a bounce house, balloon artists, face painters and more.
  • 1-4 p.m.
  • Free

Ballantyne Beer Fest – Paws & Pints

  • 14825 Ballantyne Village Way
  • They’ll have beer samples, a pet adoption area, tons of vendors and more.
  • 3-7 p.m.
  • $20

Family Science Olympiad

  • Discovery Place Science
  • Get together with the family to solve a crime using science clues, explore prehistoric fossils, predict weather patterns, unearth facts about earthquakes and volcanoes and much more.
  • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Included in admission.

12th annual 5K/10K For Kids Cancer

  • Ballantyne Corporate Park
  • Support the Isabella Santos Foundation with a 5K, 10K or Fun Run and brunch from Firebirds, Tito’s Vodka and NoDa Brewing.
  • 8 a.m. $20

Queenflea Fall Makers Market

  • 2424 N. Davidson St. Suite 105A
  • Shop from more than 5o vendors selling art, crafts, homemade goods, thrifty finds and more.
  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Free (GA), $5 (VIP)



September Cocktail Class

  • bardo
  • Mixologists will guide you through three cocktails and chef Mike Noll will serve up snacks while you sip and learn.
  • Noon to 2 p.m.
  • $110


Phil Collins Still Not Dead Yet, Live!

  • Spectrum Center
  • 8 p.m.
  • $50-$334+


Bank of America ROVAL 400

  • Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • Don’t miss all the NASCAR Playoff drama when the Bank of America ROVAL 400 returns! The first road course race in the history of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs
  • 2 p.m.
  • $10-$434+


$2 Sundaes at Andys Frozen Custard.

  • John Cameron from Kiss 95.1 for $2 Cameron’s Checkered Flag Sundaes (Vanilla frozen custard, hot fudge, and strawberries). Plus, Austin Dillon’s race car will be there.
  • 3-5pm





Disney’s Aladdin 

  • Belk Theater
  • Sept. 10-29. Varies.
  • $30+

River Jam

  • U.S. National Whitewater Center
  • AFTM is playing.
  • 7-10 p.m.
  • Free, $6 parking.

Queen City Comedy Experience 2019

  • Spirit Square
  • Expect comedy acts, free happy hour stand up shows, magicians, films and more all week long.


  • Carowinds
  • Carowinds transforms from “theme park” to “scream park” for its annual SCarowinds Halloween attraction. The event features 500+ monsters, ghosts and goblins roaming the grounds plus haunted attractions and shows.
  • 7 p.m. to midnight.
  • $32+

 UNC Charlotte Homecoming 2019

  • UNCC
  • There are tons of events for students, alumni and 49er fans all weekend long.


Pumpkin Patch 2019

  • Hodges Family Farm and Pumpkin Patch
  • Fall is here and you can finally have your day at the pumpkin patch. Pick on, people.
  • 9 a.m.
  • Free