You can find Plaza Midwood’s newest brewery at 1331 Central Avenue. They are a nano-brewery that specializes in small batch, experimental brewing. With no flagship beers, you’ll always find something new at Pilot Brewing.
Check their Facebook page for a full list of announcements and upcoming events. You can also reach them by calling 704-802-9260.
Here are some events that are coming up:
Pilot Brewing’s Pie Bake Off
Saturday, June 29th, 2019
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
$10 (gets you 6 pie tastings and a teer)
50% of ticket sales will be donated to our charity of the month, Shining Hope Farms, a local non-profit organization whose mission is to enable children and adults to reach their full potential through the use of equine assisted activities and therapies.
We are still accepting contestants for the Pie contest. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in participating.
First Firkin Fridays
Friday, July 5th, 2019
4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
First Firkin Friday is a monthly event featuring a special made Firkin by a member of the community, a Merchant Pop-Up Market and Artist Showcase, including a local Charlotte Band and Food Truck. It occurs the first Friday of every month.
For July’s First Firkin Friday:
Firkin: Jennifer and Mandy from the Charlotte BeerBabes teamed up with Pilot to make a delicious Red Ale Firkin, with citrus zest and dry hopped. $1 of every pint sold is donated to the Charity of the Month, Shining Hope Farms.
Artist of the Month: Paintings & Things by Carla. Carla Garrison-Mattos not only paints custom commissioned pet portraits, but also teaches her Pets, Paints & PInts classes at local breweries and bottle shops.
Local Band: Bottle of Smoke–Celtic Folk punk band from Charlotte, NC
Local Food Trucks:
- Gibson’s Family BBQ serves homemade comfort food from family recipes passed down from generations of passionate cooks.
- Holy City Waffles Holy is a food truck in Charleston, SC, moving to Charlotte, NC serving fresh made to order dessert waffles on a stick.
- Noonday Collection: Elisa Mendez
- Montford Wicks
- Covaly Artisan Jewelry
- Pink Daisy Company
- Underline K Apparel
3rd Annual Queen City Community Extravaganza
Saturday, July 13th, 2019
11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
3rd Annual Queen City Community Extravaganza is a fundraiser benefiting Vision Beyond the Eyes, Inc. Non Profit Organization. It’s a day of community, family and friends.
This will be a fun filled day including:
- Food trucks
- Live music
- Merchant pop-up market
- BBQ Cook Off
- Raffle prizes
- Karaoke contest
A special beer will be released, and $1/pint sold will be donated to the charity.
It’s free to enter BBQ Cook Off. The cook off is open to the public. It costs $5 to sample all foods and to judge.
100% Proceeds from the cook off and raffle prizes are donated to the charity.
- Fat Daddy’s Chicken & Grill
- Kona Ice of Central Mecklenburg
- – “We’re the coolest shaved ice truck in town!”
Small Batch Comedy Night
Monday, July 22nd, 2019
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Beerly Funny is thrilled to be bringing a locally-sourced, hand-selected, artisanal stand-up comedy show to Pilot Brewing.
The first show will feature Jonathan Williams, Crystalle Ramey, Tara Brown Comedy and Carlos Valencia. The show is hosted and produced by Lauren Ansley.
Parking is FREE on-site (hint: extra parking is available in the parking deck for FREE). Come in and grab a tasty beverage and enjoy some laughs on the house (tips are appreciated).
*Please note, the show will contain some adult content, so it’s recommended that you leave the kid at home for this one. Expected rating ranges from PG-13 to R.
More upcoming events at breweries
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Friday, June 28, 2019
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Monday, July 1, 2019
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Friday, July 5, 2019
Sunday, July 7, 2019
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Friday, July 12, 2019
Saturday, July 13, 2019