Free events this week

 

Chinese New Year Charlotte NC

Chinese New Year celebration at The Peaceful Dragon

Plan your week on the cheap with this list of free events around Charlotte, from Monday, February 1st, 2016, to Sunday, February 7th, 2016.  Some highlights are the Chinese New Year Celebration at The Peaceful Dragon, The 8th Annual Chocolate Festival, both on Saturday, and various Super Bowl watching parties on Sunday. Make sure to follow the links to get all the information.  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

4:00pm: Free frozen yogurt at Menchie’s
6:30pm: Boot Camp fitness class with Randy Moss
6:30pm: Yoga at Hattie’s Tap and Tavern
7:00pm: Trivia at The Peculiar Rabbit
7:30pm: Charlotte Storytellers meeting
8:00pm: Arts at the Abbey: piano concert with Mark Valenti at Belmont Abbey
8:30pm: Open Mic at Puckett’s Farm Equipment
9:00pm: Open Mic at Crown Station Pub

Tuesday

10:00am: Groundhog Galore activities at Reedy Creek Nature Center
11:00am: History program at Sugaw Creek Presbyterian Church: Stories from the Underground Railroad
4:00pm: Make-it and Take-it String Heart Yarn Cards at ImaginOn (teen activity)
6:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
7:00pm: Comparative Religion Class at Temple Beth El: Conservative and Liberal Protestant, and Roman Catholic viewpoints
7:30pm: Tech Tuesday at Hackerspace Charlotte
8:00pm: Trivia night at Petra’s
9:00pm: Bingo at Hattie’s Tap and Tavern
9:30pm: Sayword  Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic at The Tavern

Wednesday

8:30am: Free child car seat safety checks in Matthews
5:00pm: Free admission at both Mint Museum locations
6:00pm: Artist talk at Mint Museum Uptown: Jens Praet
6:30pm: Boot Camp fitness class with Randy Moss
6:30pm: Brewery tour at Triple C Brewing Company
7:00pm: Live music at EagleSpeak Coffee: Terri Strickland-Hilliard
7:00pm: Open Mic at Sam Ash Music. Performers get $10 gift card.
10:00pm: Acoustic music at Hattie’s Tap and Tavern
10:00pm: Residency at Snug Harbor: Your Fuzzy Friends

Thursday

6:00pm: Upcycled Art at Main Library. Teens and adults
6:30pm: Free breakfast at participating Chick-fil-A restaurants
7:00 pm: Open Mic with The Instigators at EagleSpeak Coffee
10:00pm: Karaoke at Hattie’s Tap and Tavern

 

Friday

6:00pm: Opening reception for People/Places/Exchanges: Art as a Visual Voice at McColl Center for Art + Innovation
7:00pm: Live music at The Wine Vault
7:00pm: Bud Light Super Bowl Pep Rally at EpiCentre
8:00pm: Live music at EagleSpeak Coffee: Curbside Prophets
10:00pm: Live music at Hattie’s Tap and Tavern: New Local

Saturday

 

Free museum admission for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch customers
10:00am: Screening of Indy film at Gem Theatre in Kannapolis: Sita Sings the Blues
10:00am: “Antler’s Away”: learn about deer, make a deer track cast
10:30am: Consignment 101 class in Fort Mill
11:00am: Chinese New Year celebration at The Peaceful Dragon: bring food donation for free admission
11:00am: Chocolate Festival in Rock Hill
1:00pm: Madden tournament at Microsoft Store: win an Xbox
5:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
6:30pm: Concert at Davidson College: An Evening of Love Songs with Ilana Lubitsch and David Gilliland
6:30pm: Live music at Birdsong Brewing: Lisa De Novo
7:00pm: Live music at The Wine Vault
7:30pm: Comedy Open-Mic at Smelly Cat Coffeehouse
8:00pm: Live  music at EagleSpeak Coffee: Henry River Honey
9:00pm: Live music at Common Market Commonwealth
10:00pm: Live music at Hattie’s Tap and Tavern: Craig Veltri

Sunday

12:00pm: Free admission to Levine Museum of the New South
2:00pm: Brewery tour at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (also at 3pm, 4pm)
3:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
3:30pm: Theatre 360 workshop: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane post-show activity. Follow link for registration info at ImaginOn
4:00pm: “Souper Bowl” Cook-off at Hattie’s Tap and Tavern
5:00pm: Providence Chamber Music series: World Music Tour
6:00pm: Karaoke at Snug Harbor
6:00pm: Super Bowl Potluck at Crown Town Coffee and Pub
6:30pm: Watch Super Bowl 50 at Visulite Theatre
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