Free events this week

 

hummingbirdPlan your week on the cheap with this list of free events, from  Monday, August 18th,  2014, to Sunday, August 24th.  Some highlights are the Hummingbird Festival, free ice skating, Charlotte Shakespeare Festival, Between 2 Rivers Music Festival in Belmont, Movies Under the Stars at SouthPark and live music at U.S. Whitewater Center. Make sure to follow each link to get the necessary details. 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 with any purchase at Outback Steakhouse
7:00am: Yoga class at Carolina Theatre Pocket Park
5:00pm: Family board game night at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews
5:30pm: Yoga Pilates class in Romare Bearden Park
6:00pm: Free Yoga at The Pizza Peel on Central
6:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
7:00pm: Free Yoga at Midtown Park with donation  
7:30pm: Trivia Nite at Summit Coffee
8:00pm: Open Mic at Tin Roof at Epicentre
8:00pm: Live music at Amelie’s

Tuesday

6:00am: Bootcamp at Romare Bearden Park
11:30am: Performance at Carolina Theatre Pocket Park: Greg Lilley, guitarist
12:00pm: Music Box Lunch at Romare Bearden Park: Calvin Edwards
5:30pm: Zumba at Romare Bearden Park
6:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
8:00pm: Trivia night at Petra’s
9:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Jon Linker

Wednesday

11:30am: Performance at Carolina Theatre Pocket Park: John Alexander, saxophonist; Lovell Bradfor, pianist; library program about mobile devices; bubble activity for kids
4:00pm: Kids activity at Burger 21 in Ballantyne: back-to-school event
5:00pm: Free admission to Mint Museum
5:30pm: Yoga Pilates at Romare Bearden Park
5:30pm: Live music at Romare Bearden Park: A Sign of the Times
6:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
6:30pm: Brewery tour at Triple C Brewing Company
6:30pm: Brewery tour at Birdsong Company
7:00pm: Trivia and Karaoke at Tin Roof
7:00pm: Drum tuning and maintenance at Guitar Center
7:00pm: Beer tasting at Common Market Plaza Midwood
7:00pm: Singer/songwriter Open Mic at Sam Ash. Perform and get a $10 gift card
8:30pm: Cornelius Outdoor Cinema at Kenton Place: Grown  Ups 2
8:30pm: Crown Town Comedy Showdown
10:00pm: Artist residency at Snug Harbor: Blossoms

Thursday

6:00am: Bootcamp at Romare Bearden Park
11:30am: Carolina Theatre Pocket Park: CPCC art show
5:00pm: Alive After Five at Epicentre–Simplified
5:30pm: Zumba at Romare Bearden Park
6:00pm: Union Street Live in Concord: Sea Cruz
6:00pm: Open-water swim at U.S. National Whitewater Center
6:00pm: Beer tasting at Common Market SouthEnd
6:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
7:00pm: Whitewater River Jam: Moreland & Arbuckle
7:30pm: Charlotte Shakespeare: Measure for Measure
10:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Francisco Vidal

Friday

12:00pm: Music Box lunch at Romare Bearden Park: Mark Hoffman
5:00pm: Role-playing and board games at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews
5:00pm: Brewery tour at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
6:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Relentless Gypsy
6:00pm: Live music at Birdsong Brewing Co.: Grey Revell
6:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
7:00pm: Movies Under the Stars in SouthPark: Frozen
7:00pm: Music on the Green at Promenade on Providence: Borderlyne
7:00pm: Birkdale Village Mingling on the Green concert: Alan Barrington
7:00pm: Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Flute Praise
7:00pm: Blakeney Summer Concert Series: DJ Chuck
8:00pm: Silent Disco at Rooftop 210 at EpiCentre
8:00pm: Charlotte Shakespeare: Measure for Measure
9:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Francisco Vidal

Saturday

8:00am: Free classes at PowerFit Bootcamp grand opening
9:00am: Free pickles at Atherton Market
10:00am: Community Appreciation Day at Carolina Aviation Museum. Free admission & special activities
10:00am: Hummingbird Festival at Reedy Creek Nature Center
10:00am: Workshop at Guitar Center: Recording Made Easy for Pro Tools
10:15am: Group guitar lesson at Guitar Center
11:00am: Kids’ craft at Lakeshore Learning–Blooming Number Garden
12:00pm: Free skating at Extreme Ice Center
2:00pm: Between 2 Rivers Music Festival in Belmont
2:00pm: Brewery Tour at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (also at 3pm, 4pm, 5pm)
2:00pm: Charlotte Shakespeare: Measure for Measure
4:00pm: 5th Annual Clown Crawl–bring school supplies to donate, get free clown makeup for bar crawl
5:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
5:00pm: Live music at Birdsong Brewing Co.: Natty Boh Duo
7:00pm: Stories Under the Stars at Kannapolis Library: juggling and magic with Steve Langley
7:00pm: Whitewater River Jam: Blue Dogs
7:00pm: Music on the Green at Promenade on Providence: StellaRising
7:00pm: Birkdale Village Mingling on the Green Concert Series: TTW Band
7:00pm: Blakeney Summer Concert Series: PB&J Band
7:00pm: Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Flute Praise & Sabra Callas
7:30pm: Comedy Open-Mic at Smelly Cat Coffeehouse
8:00pm: Charlotte Shakespeare: Measure for Measure
10:00pm: PBR Summer Concert Series at Neighborhood Theatre
10:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Andrew Valez (arrive before 10pm for free admission)

Sunday

Free admission to Levine Museum of the New South for groups of fewer than 10 people
3:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Justin Fedor of The New Familiars, with Chris Cook
3:00pm Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
3:00pm: Charlotte Shakespeare: Measure for Measure
3:00pm: Play pickleball for free
4:00pm: Birkdale Village Mingling on the Green Concert Series: Calvin Edwards Trio
6:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Jon Linker Band
6:00pm: Karaoke at Snug Harbor
7:00pm: Organ recital: Matthew Noonan at Westminster Presbyterian Church
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