Free events this week

 
Free Spin Doctors concert

Free Spin Doctors concert at Romare Fest

Plan your week on the cheap with this list of 102 (and counting) free events around Charlotte, from  Monday, April 27th, 2015, to Sunday, May 3rd. Highlights include a craft session where you can make hand-dipped beeswax candles, a free concert with The Spin Doctors at RomareFest, Bike Fest, Free Comic Book Day, and more.  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.

Monday

Free Bloomin’ Onion at Outback with any purchase
6:00am: Bootcamp class at Romare Bearden Park
5:30pm: Free fitness class at Romare Bearden Park: Zumba
7:00pm: German conversation hour at International House
7:00pm: Crown Town Handmade makeout: beeswax candles (supplies included)
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

12:00pm: Lunchbox Music Series at Romare Bearden Park: Jeff Brown
12:00pm: French language conversation hour at International House
5:30pm: Yoga class at Romare Bearden Park
6:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
6:00pm: Chinese language conversation hour at International House
7:00pm: English language conversation hour at International House
8:00pm: Trivia night at Petra’s

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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: Spanish language conversation hour at International House
5:00pm: Free admission at both Mint Museums
6:00pm: Classroom Central party at Bailey’s
6:00pm: Live music at Heist Brewery: All Star Jazz Trio
6:00pm: Music in the Middle at Ballantyne Village
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
10:00pm: Snug Harbor Residency: Andy the Doorbum

Thursday

12:00pm: Japanese language conversation hour at International House
3:00pm: Free Cone Day at Carvel
4:30pm: Field hockey clinic in Davidson
5:00pm: Alive After Five at EpiCentre: Mo Money and The Backbeat
5:30pm: Free fitness class at Romare Bearden Park: The Werk Out
6:00pm: Music in the Middle at Ballantyne Village
6:00pm: Spring concert series at Shoppes at University Place: Sol Fusion Band
6:00pm: Food truck, art, music rally at Chop Shop
6:00pm: Portuguese language conversation hour at International House
6:30pm: Brewery tour at Birdsong Brewing
7:00pm: Spanish language conversation hour at International House
7:30pm: Jazz concert at Davidson College
9:00pm: Open Mic at Tommy’s Pub
9:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Francisco Vidale

Friday

6:00am: Bootcamp class at Romare Bearden Park
7:45am: BIKE! Charlotte: Bike to Breakfast (includes free breakfast)
12:00pm: English language conversation hour at International House
5:00pm: First Friday in Salisbury: Tickle my Ivories
6:00pm: Music in the Middle at Ballantyne Village
6:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
7:00pm: Live music at Piedmont Town Center: 20 Ride (Zac Brown tribute band)
7:00pm: Stonecrest Concert Series: Kim Carper Band
7:00pm: Blakeney Summer Concert Series: Chris Sanchez
7:00pm: Live music at The Wine Vault: David Handy
10:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: The Armory (arrive before 10 for free admission)

Saturday

 

Free Comic Book Day
Free museum admission for Bank of America customers
8:00am: Free fitness class at Romare Bearden Park: Tabata
9:00am: Free fitness class at Romare Bearden Park: Rise and Flow Yoga
9:30am: Midwood Maynia: Pet parade, kids’ activities, live music
10:00am: NoDa Eclectic Market
12:00pm: Art & Soul of South End
12:00pm: Romare Fest, featuring The Spin Doctors
12:15pm: Free ice hockey lesson for kids. Registration required, space available.
2:00pm: Brewery Tour at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (also at 3pm, 4pm)
3:30pm: Dance performance at Gantt Center: Moving Stories Project
5:00pm: Live music at Birdsong Brewing: Shana Blake Band
5:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
6:00pm: Chihuahua races at Vida Mexican Kitchen at EpiCentre
7:00pm: River Jam at U.S. National Whitewater Center: Holy Ghost Tent Revival
7:00pm: Stonecrest Concert Series: Kim Carper Band and Scott Smith
7:00pm: Blakeney Summer Concert Series: Chris Sanchez
7:00pm: Live music at The Wine Vault
7:30pm: Comedy Open-Mic at Smelly Cat Coffeehouse
8:00pm: BIKE! Charlotte: Matthews bike-in movie–Pee Wee’s Big Adventure
10:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Kris Hitchcock (arrive before 10 for free admission)

Sunday

Free museum admission to Bank of America customers
Free admission to Levine Museum of the New South for groups of fewer than 10 people
10:00am: BIKE! Charlotte: Tour de Trees
1:00pm: BIKE! Charlotte: Bike Fest
2:00pm: Safe Kids Day of Play and Safety 
2:00pm: Brewery tour at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (also at 3pm, 4pm)
3:00pm: Arts at the Abbey: Spring Concert
3:00pm Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
5:00pm: Live music at The Wine Vault
5:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: The Hudson Branch
5:00pm: Pickleball in Matthews. Includes equipment and lesson
6:00pm: Karaoke at Snug Harbor
6:30pm: Open bluegrass jam at Tommy’s Pub
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