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This is set to be a busy weekend in the Queen City! Th big game is on Sunday, and Valentine’s Day is Monday, so there is definitely a lot to do this weekend in Charlotte. The best part about this weekend is that the weather is going to be absolutely amazing with temperatures near the upper 60’s!

I’ll definitely be trying to get outside as much as possible this weekend while the weather is nice. Here’s a list of some of the events I found that are going on around Charlotte this weekend.

FRIDAY

Valentine’s Weekend 

  • Optimist Hall
  • OH will be decorated for the holiday with flowers and ‘Sweet Conversation Starters’ on each table. A DJ will perform on Valentine’s Day from 6-8pm and play exclusively love ballads.
  • Feb. 11-14.
  • Free.

Camp Passport Challenge

  • Camp North End
  • Pick up a Camp Passport from any of the 16 participating businesses, and when you’ve purchased an item from eight different shops, you can redeem your passport for limited-edition branded Camp North End swag.
  • Feb. 1-28.
  • Purchase required.

Must Love Dogs Singles Mixer

  • Skiptown
  • Head to Skiptown for another singles mixer where you can meet people who love dogs as much as you do. Bring your pup along to be your (wing) man’s-best friend.
  • 6-8:30pm.
  • Free.

Valentine’s Day Terrarium Hearts Workshop

  •  Twigs & Figs
  • In this workshop, you’ll create two heart-shaped hanging terrariums using air plants and decor. Make one for yourself or for your valentine.
  • 6-7:30pm.
  • $25.

The Beatles: Get Back Concert Screening

  • IMAX Dome Theatre at Discovery Place
  • Experience The Beatles’ iconic final rooftop concert in the IMAX theater.
  • 6pm.
  • $18-$22.

Crown Club Watch Party

  • Pinhouse
  • Join the Crown Club for pizza and bowling before the Hornets play the Detroit Pistons.
  • 6:30pm.
  • Free.

Karen Affection’s Valentine’s Bop

  • NoDa Brewing Company
  • Start your Valentine’s Day weekend with hostesses Karen Affection & Nova Stella as they showcase some of Charlotte’s best drag entertainment — Kristi Darling, Lolita Chanel and Onya Nerves.
  • 7-9pm.
  • $25-$40.

SATURDAY

O.H. Well Outdoor Workout 

  • Optimist Hall
  • Join ISI Dilworth for a full-body workout designed to burn fat, build muscle and increase strength. Reserve a spot in advance.
  • 10am.
  • Free.

Cupid’s Undie Run

  • The Union
  • This annual undie run aims to raise money for those affected by neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body. The event kicks off with drinking and dancing, followed by a brief mile-long run and concludes with a dance party.
  • Noon.
  • $50

Valentine’s Day

  • Rail Trail
  • If you’re in South End, stop by Evelyn Henson’s Instagram-famous Confetti Hearts Mural for free portraits by Austin Caine Photography and roses from Bookout Blooms for the first 100 people.
  • Noon to 1pm.
  • Free.

NoDaHood Valentine’s Market 

  • Divine Barrel Brewing
  •  This open-air market will have 50+ local vendors, food trucks and DJs.
  • Noon to 5pm.
  • Free.

Hoppy Valentine’s

  • Sycamore Brewing
  • Festivities include axe throwing with Chuck it Axes, custom Sycamore cards and candy for your valentines, live music, food trucks, and shopping from 40 local vendors with Vintage Market CLT.
  • Noon.

The Charm Exchange Galentine’s Market 

  • Eleven Lakes Brewery
  • Join The Charm Exchange, Taco Love and Eleven Lakes Brewing for a fun outdoor pop-up market featuring a dozen-plus local vendors.
  • Noon to 5pm.
  • Free.

Sweetgrass Basket Workshop

  • Historic Rosedale Plantation
  • In honor of Black History Month, this workshop will teach you the origins of African sweetgrass baskets and how to make your own small sweetgrass basket.
  • 1-3pm.
  • $60

The 5th Annual Onesie Bar Crawl 

  • World of Beer
  • Throw on a onesie and bring your buddies out to the comfiest bar crawl in the city. The crawl makes stops and five venues and gets you drink and food specials.
  • 4pm.
  • $20-$25.

Weekend of Love

  • Alchemy at C3 Lab
  • Alchemy is celebrating Valentine’s Day weekend by offering a special prix-fixe four-course menu (with vegan options). Prior to or following reservations, guests are encouraged to walk around and enjoy the latest art exhibition, Fractal Energy.
  • 5pm.
  • $95.

Twigs & Figs Queer Mixer

  • Regardless of how you identify, all are welcome to join Twigs & Figs to enjoy Valentine’s party games, plant crafts and even a drag performance.
  • 6pm.
  • $10.

Hornets vs. Memphis Grizzlies

  • Spectrum Center
  • Root for the Hornets so they can finish with a dub.
  • 7pm.

UP – A High Vibrational Party

  • Summit Seltzer
  • This unique Valentine’s Day-themed party will have music, vegan catering, a photo booth, live art and free roses for women and free beanie hats for guys (for the first 50 guests).
  • 9pm to 1am.
  • Free.

 

SUNDAY

 

The Su-paw Bowl 

  • Skiptown
  • Spend Super Bowl Sunday at Skiptown. Wear your team gear for free entry in the bar and park.
  • 11am.
  • Free.

Super Bowl Tailgate Pre-game Party

  • Free Range Brewing
  • Expect live music, food from Jimmy Pearls and cornhole. Stick around after the tailgate to watch the game on the projector.
  • 11am to 5pm.

Seedling Brunch

  • Plant Joy
  • All of my vegan queens and kings, this one is for you! Join Onya Nerves for a vegan brunch featuring several entertainers.
  • 11am.
  • Free.

Dog Days of Winter

  • U.S. National Whitewater Center
  • Dog Jog 5K trail race, adoption events, ice rink access, doggy vendors and “doga” (dog yoga).
  • Noon to 3pm.
  • Free for most activities; $20-$32 registration fee for the race.

BOGO Mini Golf 

  • Stroke
  • February 13 & 14.
  • $12.

Super Bowl LVI Sunday Watch Party

  • QC Pour House
  • Watch the game and catch drink specials like $7 Panther Punch, Bloody Marys and Double Mimosas all day.
  • Doors at 11am; game at 6pm.