The Weekend Begins on Thursday – 6/28

It’s the weekend!!! (because the weekend begins on Thursday, right…..)

What is going on this weekend?  Check it out:

THURSDAY, JUNE 28

  • Let’s Make a Deal at Strike City is happening tonight with prizes and giveaways all night long.  Check it out after Alive After Five!
  • The Charlotte Eagles take on LA tonight at 7:00 at Charlotte Christian Stadium.  Go Eagles!
  • Alive After Five is happening again tonight with the bands Groovetown and The Business.  $2 draughts to celebrate the Bobcat’s second round draft picks tonight until the 2nd pick happens.  Enjoy after parties at BlackFinn, Strike City, Whiskey River, Vida, and Suite
  • Whiskey River’s Complete Thursday is happening after Alive After Five – Free cover with Alive After Five wristband and drink specials: $3 Bud Light bottles, $4 Three Olives, $5 Jack Honey and $6 Three Olive Bombs.  Doors open at 5pm
  • Enjoy Tequila Therapy at Vida to cure the weekly grind blues.  $5 Vida Margaritas and $20 margarita and sangria pitchers.
  • Crave Dessert Bar is featuring their Appy Hour from 5-7 with 1/2 price appetizers and tonight is the $20 bottomless wine glass.  Enjoy!
  • Enjoy Thirsty Thursday at Howl at The Moon – No cover, $2 cans of beer and $3 shot special tonight.
  • Lavell Crawford is at The Comedy Zone at the NC Music Factory from June 28 – 30.  Come see this rising comedy star!
  • Lost in The Trees at The Visulite tonight – doors open at 8pm
  • Whitewater River Jam features the band Yarn tonight from 7 – 10pm at the Whitewater Center.  Check out the Thursday Night Ride starting at 5pm before the concert
  • Beauty and The Beast is playing at Blumenthal through July 1.  Click here for ticket information

FRIDAY, JUNE 29

  • Jay Mathey is playing at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery from 6-9 pm for Live Music in the ‘Garten.  Go enjoy live music and a nice cold beer!
  • Get Your Friday On at Vida Cantina with $3 Tecate, $4 Tequila shooters and $5 margaritas!
  • Crave features another Appy Hour tonight with 1/2 price appetizers from 5-7
  • Whiskey River is putting on a Summer Solstice Party with a beach getaway giveaway.  Drink specials and check out the link to find out how to score free cover!
  • BlackFinn has a Cold Play ticket giveaway tonight between 9-11.  Hang out at the Finn and enter to win 2 tickets to the July 3 show.  Checkout the BlackFinn site for all their weekend drink specials!
  • Silent Disco Finale with DREX tonight at The Pavilion at The Epicenter.  8pm – 2am
  • Tonight is the World’s longest Happy Hour party at Howl at The Moon – Free Admission, first drink for $1, drink specials all night and a complimentary appetizer buffet catered by Wild Wing cafe.
  • It’s Ladies Night Out at Suite tonight!
  • Friday Live! at the Factory featuring Ed Kowalczyk of Live at Fountain Plaza.  Should be a great performance starting at 6pm.
  • C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters is being performed on June 29-30 at The Knight Theater

SATURDAY, JUNE 30

  • It is finally here – the return of the Have a Nice Day Cafe at Strike City.  Put on your 70s and 80s gear and come join us as we enjoy drink specials all night and re-live the music of the 80s.
  • World’s Greatest Night Out at Howl at The Moon tonight!  Drink specials and piano music
  • Party Rockin’ Weekends at The Saloon at The NC Music Factory with Charlotte’s original Party Band.  Great drink specials all night!

SUNDAY, JULY 1

  • Summer Pops at Symphony Park featuring “Great American Composers: Gershwin, Bernstein & Rodgers”.  Gates open at 5pm, prelude performances at 7pm and the Charlotte Symphony at 8:15pm
  • The Fresh Music Festival with Doug E. Fresh, Keith Sweat,K-Ci, JoJo and more.  At Time Warner Cable Area, 7pm

So, there you go.  Lots of things to keep you busy this weekend.  Go enjoy and be sure to have a cold one, it is going to be HOT!!!  As always – send us pictures, videos, quotes etc from your weekend so we can feature you on the Weekend Round-up next week.

Do you have an event going on that you would like for us to feature?  Contact us at happeningcharlotte@gmail.com and let us know what you have going on!

Happy Weekend!

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