Free events this week

 

Carolina Panthers FanFest
Plan your week on the cheap with this list of 100 and counting  free events around Charlotte, from  Monday, August 3rd, 2015, to Sunday, August 9th. Some highlights this week are Carolina Panthers FanFest, a dog agility show, U.S. National Whitewater Center’s inaugural River Slam festival and free improv workshops. If you’re not doing this already, you can subscribe to Charlotte on the Cheap’s daily emails (just one a day), and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Charlotte discount clothing sale
This week’s free event list is sponsored by Charlotte Warehouse Sale. Just a few times a year they open the doors and sell brand new, designer apparel at 65% to 90% off retail price. It’s back this week, running from Wednesday through Sunday. Learn more about this sale, and also how to win a $50 gift certificate.

Monday

6:00am: Bootcamp class at Romare Bearden Park
5:30pm: Free fitness class at Romare Bearden Park: Zumba
7:30pm: Charlotte Storytellers meeting
8:00pm: Live music at Amelie’s
8:30pm: Open Mic at Puckett’s Farm Equipment
9:00pm: Open Mic at Crown Station Pub

Tuesday

10:00am: Free movie at Ayrsley Grand Cinemas: How to Train Your Dragon 2
12:00pm: Lunchbox Music Series at Romare Bearden Park
12:00pm: French language conversation hour at International House
1:00pm: Terrific Tuesdays at ImaginOn–must be preregistered. Read about registering for future shows
3:00pm: Terrific Tuesdays at ImaginOn–must be preregistered. Read about registering for future shows
3:00pm: Reptile program at Independence Regional Library
3:00pm: Ice cream social at Steele Creek Library
5:30pm: Yoga class at Romare Bearden Park
6:00pm: Arabic conversation hour at International House
6:00pm: Yoga class at Pizza Peel on Central
6:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
7:00pm: English Language conversation hour at International House
8:00pm: Trivia night at Petra’s
9:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Trent Glisson

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Wednesday

6:00am: Free fitness class at Romare Bearden Park: Insanity
8:30am: Free child car seat safety checks in Matthews
12:00pm: Parade of Power at Charlotte Motor Speedway (free monster truck rides!)
12:00pm: Spanish language conversation hour at International House
1:00pm: Make-and-take craft for kids at A.C. Moore: Duct tape bows and bow ties
2:00pm: African drumming workshop at Morrison Regional Library
3:00pm: Japanese calligraphy at International House
5:00pm: Free admission at both Mint Museum locations
6:00pm: Aerial dance class with Caroline Calouche & Co. (limited space, must preregister)
6:00pm: Russian conversation hour at International House
6:00pm: Party in the Park at Romare Bearden Park: Atlantic Groove Band
6:30pm: Brewery tour at Triple C Brewing Company
7:00pm: French language conversation hour at International House
7:00pm: Trivia and Karaoke at Tin Roof at EpiCentre
7:00pm: Open Mic at Sam Ash Music. Performers get $10 gift card.
9:00pm: Open Mic at Hattie’s Tap and Tavern

Thursday

Dog agility show at Cabarrus Arena and Events Center
10:00am: Free movie at Ayrsley Grand Cinemas: How to Train Your Dragon 2
12:00pm: Japanese language conversation hour at International House
2:00pm: Zelnik the Magician at South County Regional Library
5:00pm: Alive After Five at EpiCentre: Departure
5:30pm: Free fitness class at Romare Bearden Park: The Werk Out
6:00pm: Live music at Birdsong Brewing: That Guy Smitty
6:00pm: Portuguese language conversation hour at International House
6:30pm: Brewery tour at Birdsong Brewing
6:30pm: Open Water Swim at U.S. National Whitewater Center
7:00pm: Spanish language conversation hour at International House
7:00pm: Live music at the Wine Vault: Brandon Kirkley
7:00pm: River Jam at Whitewater Center: Flatland Tourists
8:30pm: The Happening–a collaborative arts event at Petra’s
9:00pm: Open Mic at Tommy’s Pub
9:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Jerry Jacobs Band

 

Friday

Dog agility show at Cabarrus Arena and Events Center
6:00am: Bootcamp class at Romare Bearden Park
12:00pm: Lunchbox Music Series at Romare Bearden Park
12:00pm: English language conversation hour at International House
2:00pm: Film-making workshop at Matthews Library for pre-teens, teens and adults
6:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
6:30pm: Live music at US National Whitewater Center’s River Slam Festival
6:30pm: Live music at NoDa Brewing: Mike Strauss Band
7:00pm: Live music at Promenade on Providence: McGroovers
7:00pm: Birkdale Village Mingling on the Green Summer Concert Series: Jon Benson
7:00pm: Stonecrest Concert Series: Brubakers
7:00pm: Blakeney Summer Concert Series: Loafers
7:00pm: Downtown Gastonia Concert Series: The Tams / Production
7:00pm: Live music at The Wine Vault: Christopher Michael
7:300pm: Movies under the starts at SouthPark. Pre-movie entertainment by Mr. Nigel
7:30pm: Carolina Panther FanFest
10:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCenter: Chris Brandl (arrive before 10 for free admission)

Saturday

 

Dog agility show at Cabarrus Arena and Events Center
8:00am: Free fitness class at Romare Bearden Park: Tabata
9:00am: Free fitness class at Romare Bearden Park: Rise and Flow Yoga
10:00am: Play in the Clay Fun Day at Town Creek Indian Mound
10:00am: NoDa Eclectic Market
11:00am: Health screenings at Sam’s Club
11:30am: Live music at US National Whitewater Center’s River Slam
12:00pm: Open Studio Saturday at McColl Center for Art + Innovation
12:00pm: Free improv workshop with Scott Pacitti of The Chuckleheads
2:00pm: Fire-making workshop at Reedy Creek Nature Center
2:00pm: Six String Saturdays: live music outside Discovery Place–School of Rock
2:00pm: Brewery Tour at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (also at 3pm, 4pm)
3:00pm: Traveling Through Latin America with Music
5:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
6:00pm: Bearden Music Series: Mint Julep Jazz Band
7:00pm: Birkdale Village Mingling on the Green concert series: Nita B and her Soiree
7:00pm: River Jam at Whitewater Center: Underhill Rose
7:00pm: Live music at Promenade on Providence: Stella Rising
7:00pm: Stonecrest Concert Series: Brubakers
7:00pm: Blakeney Summer Concert Series: Loafers
7:00pm: Live music at The Wine Vault: Jon Caneda
7:30pm: Comedy Open-Mic at Smelly Cat Coffeehouse
10:00pm: Live music from Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Wes Cook Band (arrive before 10 for free admission)

Sunday

Dog agility show at Cabarrus Arena and Events Center
Free admission to Levine Museum of the New South for groups of fewer than 10 people
2:00pm: Brewery tour at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (also at 3pm, 4pm)
3:00pm Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
3:00pm: Free improv workshop with Scott Pacitti of The Chuckleheads
5:00pm: Live music at The Wine Vault: Jared Allen
5:00pm: Play pickleball for free 
6:00pm: Karaoke at Snug Harbor
6:30pm: Open bluegrass jam at Tommy’s Pub
7:00pm: Organ summer recital series: Larry Stratemeyer at Myers Park Baptist Church
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