Free events this week

 

Carolina PanthersThis week has some especially fun free events. Learn some dance routines at Wells Fargo Plaza for National Dance Day. Party with the Panthers as they get ready to begin training camp. Celebrate Batman’s 75 birthday with free events at Barnes & Noble and the library. All in all there are 104 free events, with more being added, from Monday, July 21st, 2014, to Sunday, July 27th.  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 with any purchase
7:00am: Yoga class at Carolina Theatre Pocket Park
4:00pm: Teen program at Davidson Library: Poetry and Pancakes
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
6:30pm: Science program for kids at Myers Park Library
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
8:30pm: Cornelius Outdoor Cinema: Despicable Me 2 at Kenton Place



Tuesday

6:00am: Bootcamp at Romare Bearden Park
10:30pm: “Grossology” science program for kids at Davidson Library
11:00am: Backyard Birds program at Beatties Road Library
11:30am: Performance at Carolina Theatre Pocket Park:Actor’s Theatre preview of “Dream a Little Dream” 
12:00pm: Music Box Lunch at Romare Bearden Park: Ben Davenport
2:00pm: Kitchen Chemistry program for kids at University Regional Library
5:30pm: Zumba at Romare Bearden Park
5:30pm: Live music at Sydney’s Martini and Wine Bar: Robyn Springer and Rodney Shelton
5:30pm: Story-writing program for pre-teens and teens at Steele Creek Library
6:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
8:00pm: Trivia night at Petra’s



Wednesday

Free shake at Arby’s
Free hot dog at Kangaroo Express for military members or if you have the app
10:00am: Batman Day at Barnes & Noble at Arboretum: Costume contest, LEGO building, photo ops, more
11:00am: Batman Day at Carolina Place Barnes & Noble: Celebrate Batman’s 75th anniversary
11:00am: Batman storytime at Morrison Place Barnes & Noble: includes Bat-stache craft
11:30am: Performance at Carolina Theatre Pocket Park: Noel Freidline on piano and Tyrone Jefferson on Trombone. Library program on eBooks
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: The Entertainers
6:00pm: Batman Day at Morrison Barnes & Noble: Costumes, treats, trivia, character appearances
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: Floyd Rose and Tremolo 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: Leslie and Friends
8:30pm: Cornelius Outdoor Cinema: Despicable Me 2 at Kenton Place
8:30pm: Crown Town Comedy Showdown
10:00pm: Band in residency at Snug Harbor: Powerstance



Thursday

6:00am: Bootcamp at Romare Bearden Park
10:30am: Drop-in daycamp at Gaston County Museum: Transportation 
11:30am: Performance at Carolina Theatre Pocket Park:Actor’s Theatre preview of Dream a Little Dream and poetry slam with Slam Charlotte
2:00pm: Up-cycled t-shirt workshop for teens at University City Regional Library
3:00pm: Building program from Discovery Place for kids at Independence Regional Library
5:00pm: Alive After Five at Epicentre–The Swingin’ Richards
5:30pm: Zumba at Romare Bearden Park
6:00pm: Live music at Birdsong Brewing Co: Brandon Kirkley
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: Jason Marcum
7:00pm: Whitewater River Jam: TAUK
7:00pm: Karaoke at Sydney’s Martini & Wine Bar



Friday

12:00pm: Music Box lunch at Romare Bearden Park: Bill Avenbach Duo
5:00pm: Role-playing and board games at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews
5:00pm: Brewery tour at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
5:00pm: Panthers FanFest at Bank of America Stadium
6:00pm: Live music at Birdsong Brewing Co.: Mr. Vague
6:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
6:30pm: Live music at NoDa Brewing: Greg Lilleyl
7:00pm: Birkdale Village Mingling on the Green concert: The Invaders
7:00pm: Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Buff Dillard and Friends
7:00pm: Blakeney Summer Concert Series: The Chris Sanchez Band
7:00pm: Live music at The Wine Vault: Brandon Kirkley
8:00pm: Live music at Summit Coffee: Rusty Knox
8:45pm: Movies in the Park in Kannapolis: Big
9:00pm: Live music at Sydney’s Martini and Wine Bar: Karenski and friends



Saturday

9:00am: Free pickles at Atherton Market
9:00am: Hummingbird Gardening Class at Pike Nurseries
10:00am: Ganttfest
10:00am: Family Fun Day at Simmons YMCA
10:00am: Lowes Build-and-Grow project: Turbo Taco Truck
10:00am: Workshop at Guitar Center: Recording Made Easy for Garage Band
10:15am: Group guitar lesson at Guitar Center
10:30am: Eco-friendly gardening class at Independence Regional Library
11:00am: Kids’ craft at Lakeshore Learning–Make-and-shake noisemaker
1:00pm: National Dance Day celebration at Wells Fargo Plaza
12:00pm: Batman Day at Steele Creek Library: games, trivia, prizes, movie
2:00pm: Brewery Tour at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (also at 3pm, 4pm, 5pm)
4:00pm: Back to Football Party at Gibbs Stadium at Wofford College in Spartanburg
4:00pm: Live music at Birdsong Brewing Co.: Natty Boh Duo
5:00pm: Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
5:30pm: Soul & Beach music concert at Romare Bearden Park: The Headliners and Ken Knox & Company
7:00pm: Performance by Piedmont Dance Theater at Village Park in Kannapolis
7:00pm: Live music at The Wine Vault: Hayden Lee
7:00pm: Birkdale Village Mingling on the Green Concert Series: Dana and Susan
7:00pm: Whitewater River Jam Concert Series: The London Souls
7:00pm: Blakeney Summer Concert Series: The Chris Sanchez Band
7:00pm: Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Buff Dillard and Friends & Jeff Brown
8:00pm: Live music at Summit Coffee: Rick Spreitzer and the Antique Babies
9:00pm: Hysteria: Def Leppard tribute at Amos’ Southend. Free ticket inside.
9:00pm: Live music at Sydney’s Martini and Wine Bar: Karenski and friends
9:00pm: Ghostbusters movie at Carolina Theatre Pocket Park
10:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof: Joe the Show. Arrive before 10 p.m. for free admission



Sunday

Free admission to Levine Museum of the New South for groups of fewer than 10 people
3:00pm: Free pickleball at Nano Sports Center
3:00pm Brewery tour at NoDa Brewing Company
3:00pm: Live music at Tin Roof: Time Sawyer
3:00pm: Storytime and nature learning at Freedom Park. Register in advance.
4:00pm: Birkdale Village Mingling on the Green Concert Series: The Rowan Big Band All Star
5:00pm: Live music at The Wine Vault: Jared Allan
6:00pm: Karaoke at Snug Harbor
7:00pm: Organ recital at St. John’s Baptist Church
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