Free events this week

 

Bass Pro Shops EasterIt’s a big week for free things to do in the Charlotte area. These free events take place Monday, April 14th, through Sunday, April 20th, 2014. This weekend there are a number of Easter Egg hunts and Easter Bunny photo ops. I’ve listed the free ones here. There are others that have a nominal fee. See that whole day-by-day list here. This list will be updated throughout the week on Charlotte on the Cheap’s Free Event Page. Make sure to follow the links to get the details on each event. And please share with friends!

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Monday

Free Bloomin’ Onion at Outback with any purchase

Kids get into Bechtler Museum for free

5:00pm:    Family board game night at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews

6:00pm:  Free Easter Bunny pictures at Bass Pro Shops

6:30pm:  Trivia and Karaoke at Crown Station Pub

7:30pm:     Trivia Nite at Summit Coffee

8:00pm:     Live music at Amelie’s

Tuesday

6:00pm:  Free Easter Bunny pictures at Bass Pro Shops

7:00pm:   Easter Egg hunt at MLK Recreation Site

8:00pm:     Trivia night at Petra’s, with prizes

10:00pm:  Tuesday Night Mic Fights at Crown Station Pub

Wednesday

Kids get into Bechtler Museum for free

10:00am:  30th Anniversary Celebration at Carolina Raptor Center

5:00pm:    Mint Museums free admission

5:00pm:  Live music at Crown Station Pub: Cracker and the Doctor

6:00pm:  Free Easter Bunny pictures at Bass Pro Shops

6:30pm:   Flashlight egg hunt at Davis Park in Belmont

7:00pm:      Workshop at Guitar Center: Miking drums

7:00pm:     Singer/songwriter open mic at Sam Ash Music. Perform and get a $10 gift card

8:30pm:  Crown Town Comedy Showdown

9:00pm:   Bluegrass music at Puckett’s Farm Equipment: Toby Creek

10:00pm:    Residency at Snug Harbor: Dave & The Strange

Thursday

Kids get into Bechtler Museum for free

11:00am:  Easter Egg hunt at Webb Field in Concord

2:00pm:  Easter Egg hunt at Hartsell Park in Concord

4:00pm:  Easter Egg hunt at Caldwell Park in Concord
5:00pm: Alive After Five concerts at EpiCentre: Rubberband & White Chocolate

6:00pm:  Spring concert series at Shoppes at University Place: Hot Sauce

6:00pm:  Free Easter Bunny pictures at Bass Pro Shops

6:00pm:  One Book Community Read discussions: Fahrenheit 451

6:00pm:  McColl in Response with Jazz Arts Initiative; part of Ulysses Festival

8:00pm:   Indoor Dodgeball and Bar Pong at Whisky River. Winners get prizes.

9:00pm:  Live music at Crown Station Pub: Slam Duncan & Friends

Friday

Kids get into Bechtler Museum for free

11:00am: Easter Party at Romare Bearden Park

12:30pm:  Flute concert at Davidson College

2:00pm:  Free Easter Bunny pictures at Bass Pro Shops

5:00pm:   Role-playing and board games at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews

6:30pm:    Live music at NoDa Brewing Company: Patrick McFall

7:00pm:     Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Randy Paul & The Revelry

7:00pm:     Live music at The Wine Vault: Chris Suter

7:00pm:      Blakeney Summer Concert Series:  DJ Chuck

9:00pm:    Live music at Crown Station Pub: Scandal

Saturday

Free Easter Bunny pictures and more at Bass Pro Shops

9:00am:  Free pickles at Atherton Market

9:00am:  Easter Egg Hunt at Albemarle Recreation Center

10:00am:  “Hop To It” Easter Egg Hunt in Indian Trail

10:00am: Guitar Center workshop: Recording for ProTools 

10:00am:  Kings Mountain egg hunt

10:00am:  Concord Bunny Festival

10:15am:  Guitar Center: ukulele lesson

11:00am:  Hiking 101 at Reedy Creek Nature Center

11:00am:    Kids’ craft at Lakeshore Learning:  Write and Wipe Schedule

11:00am:  Free Easter Bunny pictures, egg hunt and crafts at Bass Pro Shops. Follow link for times and details.

11:00am:  Rural Hill Egg Hunt (free but registration is required)

11:00am:  Carolina Raptor Center visits ImaginOn

1:00pm:  Fort Building at McDowell Nature Center

2:00pm:  Easter Egg Hunt at Hickory Grover Recreation Center

7:00pm:   Live music at The Wine Vault: Jon Caneda

7:00pm:    Blakeney Summer Concert Series: Java Band

7:00pm:  Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Randy Paul & The Revelry; Scott Smith

9:00pm:  Live music at Common Market Commonwealth: The Shana Blake Band

10:00pm:  Live music at Crown Station Pub: Off the Wall

Sunday

Free Easter Bunny pictures and more at Bass Pro Shops

Free admission to Levine Museum of the New South for groups of fewer than 10 people

11:00am:  Free Easter Bunny pictures, egg hunt and crafts at Bass Pro Shops. Follow link for details and times.

2:00pm:  Turtles, Tortoises and Terrapins at Reedy Creek Nature Center

6:00pm:  Live music at The Wine Vault: Jared Allan

6:00pm:   Karaoke at Snug Harbor

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