Wed., April 16, 7 p.m.
Two Wells Fargo Center Atrium - Uptown
Wed., April 16, 6 p.m.
Wells Fargo Atrium - Uptown
Price: $75 General Admission; $100 VIP This is a don't want to miss event featuring tastings from the area's top chefs, restaurants and culinary schools. You'll spend the evening enjoying top bites as well as samplings of fine wines, beers and premium spirits, including an opportunity to mix your own cocktail at the Mixologist bar! To top it all off, there will be a number of culinary experiences and other amazing auction items to bid on. Taste of the Nation Charlotte is a great and fun event that truly made a difference! For more information visit: http://ce.strength.org/charlotte
Sun., April 20, 11:30 a.m.
BLT Steak (Located inside the Ritz-Carlton) - General Charlotte Area
BLT Steak’s brunch fare will be highlighted by two sure-to-please limited-time offerings. If you’re craving a hearty start to your day, select the goat cheese frittata filled with a plentiful mix of asparagus, Italian sausage and Portobello mushrooms ($15). For pint-sized diners (or the child at heart), Chef Ben’s kid-tested, everyone-approved fluffy chocolate chip pancakes smothered in fresh strawberry preserves and maple syrup are the perfect choice ($10). Each entrée can be perfectly accompanied by one of our many sides, including home fries, grits, onion rings and creamed spinach with nutmeg.
The annual Charlotte Food & Wine Weekend features a variety of culinary events, including food and wine pairings, cooking demos, wine tastings and a variety of top wine makers and chefs. Held in varying locations around town. For full details, visit www.charlottewineandfood.org.
Wed., April 23, 6:15-10 p.m., Thu., April 24, 6:15-10 p.m., Fri., April 25, 6:15-10 p.m., Sat., April 26, 6:15-10 p.m., Sun., April 27, 6:15-10 p.m., Mon., April 28, 6:15-10 p.m., Tue., April 29, 6:15-10 p.m., Wed., April 30, 6:15-10 p.m., Thu., May 1, 6:15-10 p.m., Fri., May 2, 6:15-10 p.m. and Sat., May 3, 6:15-10 p.m.
U.S. National Whitewater Center - General Charlotte Area
Enjoy a sunset paddle on the Catawba River followed by a fireside dinner with craft beer tastings on Hawk Island. Breweries change each week and include Birdsong Brewing Company, Big Boss Brewing, Left Hand Brewing Company, Lonerider Brewery and more. To view the schedule and purchase tickets, visit http://usnwc.org/microbrews-cruise-2014-schedule/
Sat., April 26, 5 p.m.
Bundy Auditorium, USC Lancaster - Fort Mill
Price: LCCA members $50, non-members $60 The Lancaster County Council of the Arts and USC Lancaster are presenting Ladies Night Out- Steel Magnolias. The evening will include cocktail hour and dinner, the play Steel Magnolias by the award-winning USC Lancaster theater group, and an after party. Door prizes and awards for best dress and 80s hair. Advanced tickets only. This is truly an event for all Southern ladies, so come dressed in your best big-sleeved, floral, tea-length dress, pearls, and hat.
Sat., April 26, 8 p.m.
The Secret Chocolatier Ballantyne - Ballantyne
Price: $50 for a table of two Enjoy An Evening of Chocolate with a three-course dessert dinner prepared by The Secret Chocolatier’s Chef Bill Dietz – the store’s chief chocolatier and a 30-plus-year pastry chef. Cost if $50 for a table of two. Seating is limited for the event and reservations are required.
Wed., April 30, 7 p.m.
Village Tavern Reynolda - General Charlotte Area
Price: 49.99 Join us Wed., April 30, at 7:00 pm for our April Wine Dinner ! RSVP (336) 748-0221
March 13-April 30, 11 a.m.
Strike City - Uptown
We proudly serve those who serve us. Any service man or woman can take advantage of exclusive specials including bowling, complimentary shoes, and a discount on food. Just show us your work identification that includes active military, veterans, nurses, EMT, firefighters, police, etc. *Some exclusions may apply.
Sat., May 17
Metrolina Tradeshow Expo - University
Price: $32-$65 This travelling festival showcases soul food, while highlighting, local soul food institutions. There is also live entertainment. For more information, visit http://ilovesoulfood.com/.
Tuesdays, 8 p.m. Continues through May 27
Solstice Tavern - General Charlotte Area
Price: Free Join us for Tacos & Trivia, every Tuesday. Tacos on special all day & night -- Trivia starts at 8:00pm & usually consists of 4 rounds with varying topics. Prizes to round winners & overall winners.
Wed., April 9, Fri., April 11, Wed., April 16, Fri., April 18, Wed., April 23, Wed., April 30, Wed., May 7, Wed., May 14, Fri., May 16, Wed., May 21 and Wed., May 28
U.S. National Whitewater Center - General Charlotte Area
Zip-line through the trees along the Catawba River and once the sun goes down, enjoy a fireside dinner with craft beer and wine. $75 per person. To view the schedule and to register, visit http://usnwc.org/zipline-dine-2014-schedule/
Fridays, 4:30 p.m. Continues through May 30
E2 Emeril's Eatery - Uptown
Price: $15 We're always offers a taste of New Orleans in uptown Charlotte, but the vibe is never more authentic than in the spring when e2 hosts a New Orleans Crawfish Boil on the patio. The popular tradition that began last spring returns on Friday, March 14 and will take place each Friday, weather permitting, until May 30. Louisiana crawfish are served fresh out of the pot, with corn, mushrooms and Andouille sausage as co-stars. The cost is $15 per person for an all-you-care-to-eat al fresco feast.
Sat., May 31, 7 p.m.
Harris Conference Center - General Charlotte Area
Price: $50 per person (before 4/30), $60 per person (after 4/30) A true chocolate experience, you'll see, smell, and taste an incredible variety of chocolate sculptures, candies, cookies, brownies, and even a chocolate river! In fact, you'll witness five hundred pounds of chocolate delights and creations that will awe-inspire even the most discerning chocolate Aficionados! Heavy hors d' oeuvres, beer and wine, entertainment, and a silent auction to round out an incredibly sweet evening. Supporting efforts to help working individuals and families obtain and sustain housing through Community Link. Cocktail Attire
Sat., July 5, 4 p.m.
Park Road Park - SouthPark/Cotswold
Price: $12.50-$29.00 Please join us for our 4th Annual SouthEast Crab Feast event this summer in Charlotte, NC. This event offers the Low Country heritage of outdoor cooking of fresh seafood. This All-You-Can-Eat extravaganza will offer frest out of the ocean Blue Crabs, Low Country Boil (shrimp, potatoes, corn & beef sausage), Music and Family Fun Environment.