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
Fri., April 18, 10 p.m.
Strike City - Uptown
Price: FREE! Join StrikeCity for our first Annual Pong Tournament on Friday, April 18th at 10 pm. It's free to play, but there is limited space available so get together a team of 2 quick and sign up! For more information please e-mail Alana at email@example.com
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/
Fri., April 25, 7 p.m.
Cajun Canvas - Pineville/Hwy 51
Price: 45.00 for 2 Bring your sweetie to Cajun Canvas for our Date Night and create this 2 panel painting of City Lights. Both of you paint for just $45.00! Bring your food and beverage to make this a special night.
Sat., April 26, 10 a.m.
Queen's Cup Steeplechase - South Charlotte
Price: $50 "A Day at the Races" for the 2014 Queen's Cup Steeplechase-Includes: • Access to an Exclusive Private VIP Tailgate Area on the Rail (YES, we are RIGHT ON THE RAIL!!!) • A Gourmet Tropical Themed Lunch • Unlimited Cocktails, Wine and Beer
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.
Tue., April 29, 6 p.m.
Dandelion Market - General Charlotte Area
Price: $30 per person $55 per couple Get ready to enjoy a Hands-On Craft Cocktail class where you will learn how to make and drink 3 unique cocktails from the best mixologists in town all paired with food to complement each cocktail.
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.
Thu., May 1, 6-8 p.m.
Beadlush - Plaza Midwood
Price: $35 Get fresh for spring (or roll straight into summer) and learn how to whip up all-natural hair and body products! Make and take your very own yummy lip balm, bath scrub/cleanser, and a luxurious refresher spray. Advance registration required! http://knkydeli.com/bodyparty
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/.