Free events this week

 

U.S. National Whitewater Center CharlotteThis week has some especially fun free events. All in all there are 101 free events, with more being added, from Monday, July 28th, 2014, to Sunday, August 3rd.  Some highlights are a free concert by Echosmith, the U.S. Whitewater Center’s Build Your Own Boat Festival, a back-to-school event with everything from free backpacks to dental screenings, a 90s themed party at Strike City and even a worm race at Mooresville Public Library. 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.

This week’s free event list is brought to you by our friends at Charlotte Warehouse Sale. Charlotte Warehouse Sale offers new designer clothing–with tags–at 65% to 90% off department store prices.

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Next up: the End of Summer Sale, July 30th through August 3rd. Everything is an additional 10% off.



Monday

Free Bloomin’ Onion at Outback Steakhouse
7:00am: Yoga class at Carolina Theatre Pocket Park
11:00am: Echosmith pre-Vans-Warped-Tour show at Texicali at NC Music Factory
5:00pm: Family board game night at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews
5:30pm: Yoga PIlates class in Romare Bearden Park
6:00pm: Traveling Through Latin America with Song
6:00pm: The LEGO Movie at Myers Park Library
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 to Ronald McDonald House 
7:30pm: Trivia Nite at Summit Coffee
8:00pm: Live music at Amelie’s
8:00pm: Open mic at Tin Roof at EpiCentre



Tuesday

6:00am: Bootcamp at Romare Bearden Park
10:00am: Movie at Arsley Grand Cinemas: Megamind
10:30am: The Nature Lady at Davidson Library
11:30am: Performance at Carolina Theatre Pocket Park:Ray Dayne, guitarist
12:00pm: Music Box Lunch at Romare Bearden Park: Rodney Shelton
3:00pm: The Nature Lady at Independence Library
5:30pm: Zumba at Romare Bearden Park
5:30pm: Live music at Sydney’s Martini and Wine Bar: TBA
6:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
8:00pm: Trivia night at Petra’s



Wednesday

10:00am: Movie at Arsley Grand Cinemas: Megamind
11:30am: Performance at Carolina Theatre Pocket Park: Noel Freidline on piano & Kyle Jacob, vocalist. Painter Sharon Dowell; Library program on history and genealogy resources
2:00pm: Teen Geek Fest at North County Library
3:00pm: Snakes program at Morrison Library
3:00pm: Frontline Storytellers at Mint Hill LIbrary
5:00pm: Free admission to Mint Museum
5:00pm: Wine on Wednesdays at Mint Museum Uptown
5:30pm: Yoga Pilates at Romare Bearden Park
5:30pm: Live music at Romare Bearden Park: Jim Quick & The Coastline
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: Recording made easy for the iPad 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
7:00pm: Jazz mixer at Sydney’s Martini & Wine Bar: 5th and York
8:30pm: Crown Town Comedy Showdown
10:00pm: Band in residency at Snug Harbor: Powerstance



Thursday

6:00am: Bootcamp at Romare Bearden Park
9:30am: Grand Opening of Charlotte Premium Outlets
11:30am: Carolina Theatre Pocket Park:Actor’s Theatre: Discovery Place teaches how to make liquid nitrogen ice cream
3:00pm: Harry Potter trivia for teens at ImaginOn
5:00pm: Alive After Five at Epicentre–Who’s Bad
5:30pm: Zumba at Romare Bearden Park
5:30pm: Live music at Sydney’s Martini & Wine Bar: Kobie Keys
6:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Matt MacKelcan
6:00pm: Live music at Birdsong Brewing Co: Chris Payne
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: Live music at The Wine Vault: Jon Caneda
7:00pm: Whitewater River Jam: The Dirty Beggars
8:00pm: Live music at Summit Coffee: Matter of Fact
10:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Francisco Vidal



Friday

10:00am: Grand Opening of Charlotte Premium Outlets
12:00pm: Music Box lunch at Romare Bearden Park: Noel Friedline
2:30pm: Worm race at Mooresvile Library
4:00pm: Build your Own Boat Festival at Whitewater Center. Live music by Los Colognes, Allen Thompson Band and Alanna Royale
5:00pm: Role-playing and board games at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews
5:00pm: Brewery tour at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
5:00pm: First Friday event in downtown Waxhaw
6:00pm: Live music at Birdsong Brewing Co.: The Hazelgroves
6:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
6:30pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Empire Theory
7:00pm: Movies under the stars at Southpark: American Girl: Isabelle Dances into the Spotlight
7:00pm: Music on the Green at Promenade on Providence: Aerial View Band
7:00pm: Friday Night Live music in Belmont: Craig Wollard
7:00pm: Birkdale Village Mingling on the Green concert: Michael Wolf and the D.B.A.
7:00pm: Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Kim Carper Band
7:00pm: Blakeney Summer Concert Series: Tony Barnes Band
7:00pm: Live music at The Wine Vault: Rich Challen
9:00pm: “I Love the 90s” party at Strike City at Epicentre
9:00pm: Live music at Sydney’s Martini and Wine Bar: TBA
10:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof at EpiCentre: Seventy Six and Sunny. Arrive before 10 p.m. for free admission.



Saturday

Free museum admission for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch customers
9:00am: Rowan County Dragon Boat Festival
9:00am: Free pickles at Atherton Market
10:00am: Workshop at Guitar Center: Recording Made Easy for Pro Tools
10:15am: Group guitar lesson at Guitar Center
11:00am: Grand Opening of Charlotte Premium Outlets
11:00am: Free fish filet and fries at Long John’s Silver
11:00am: Kids’ craft at Lakeshore Learning–Door hanger
11:00am: SWAG Back-to-school event at BB&T Ballpark. Free dental screenings, backpacks, school supplies, more
1:00pm: Build your own Boat Festival at Whitewater Center. Live music by Ancient Cities, Simplified, Mingo Fishtrap & Marc Broussard
2:00pm: Brewery Tour at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (also at 3pm, 4pm, 5pm)
4:00pm: Live music at Birdsong Brewing Co.: Natty Boh Duo
5:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
7:00pm: Gene Gene and the Blues Machine
7:00pm: Summer Concert in Kannapolis: Darrell Harwood & Gal Friday
7:00pm: Live music at The Wine Vault: Andrew McElmurry
7:00pm: Birkdale Village Mingling on the Green Concert Series: Silver Train
7:00pm: Blakeney Summer Concert Series: Tony Barnes Band
7:00pm: Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Kim Carper Band & Scott Smith
8:00pm: Live music at Summit Coffee: Reeve Coobs
8:30pm: Outdoor movie at Rivergate: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
9:00pm: Live music at Sydney’s Martini and Wine Bar: TBA
10:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof: Brandon Stiles. Arrive before 10 p.m. for free admission



Sunday

Free museum admission for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch customers
Free admission to Levine Museum of the New South for groups of fewer than 10 people
12:00pm: Grand Opening of Charlotte Premium Outlets
3:00pm Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
3:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof: Millennial with The Morrison Bros
4:00pm: Birkdale Village Mingling on the Green Concert Series: Ben Torres
5:00pm: Live music at The Wine Vault: Jared Allan
6:00pm: Davidson’s Concerts on the Greens: Backbeat (Beatles Tribute)
6:00pm: Karaoke at Snug Harbor
7:00pm: Organ recital: John Alexander at Providence United Methodist Church
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