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10 Charlotte Events for Black Professionals This Week

10 Charlotte Events for Black Professionals This Week

There’s always something to do in the Queen City! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Charlotte this week.

1. A BLACK TO BLACK DOUBLE FEATURE: DAY OF ABSENCE & KISS MY BLACK ANGST 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
To celebrate its 10 year anniversary, OnQ presents a classic, Day of Absence, and an original, Kiss My Black Angst.  If you aren’t able to make the Tuesday showing, the feature will be going until November 4th. Come out and support black productions and film!  Learn more here.

2. FREE WEDNESDAYS AT THE MINT MUSEUM
Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Take a day and explore art for free at the Mint Museum Uptown and the Randolph location. Featuring an exhibit by Charlotte’s own Romare Bearden and more. Learn more here.

3. 2016 NC MILLENIAL VOTER PRESIDENTIAL FORUM
Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
If you’re nterested in discussing or maybe hearing about Millenial and Young Professional issues, this is the event for you to attend. Make your voice heard. Sponsors include Charlotte Five, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce YP, Urban League of the Central Carolinas, and more. Learn more here.

4. SAUSAGEFEST 2016
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Join JJs Red Hots as they bring you the 5th annual Sausagefest. Get ready for four hours of beer tasting with exclusive sausages, other goodies and live music. Learn more here.

5. 10th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FOR KNAPPY ROOTZ
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
10 years of business! What a blessing! Why not celebrate in a major way? Knappy Rootz Natural Hair Suite will be providing giveaways, a pop-up art shop, music, fun and great food from the Carolina Seafood food truck. Learn more here.

6. CHARLOTTE DOES AL GREEN
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Need a little love and happiness? Are you tired of being alone? Well you will appreciate this cool array of old school Al Green classics. Learn more here.

7. THE OFFICIAL I LOVE NY SERIES “BRING HIP HOP BACK” WITH MOBB DEEP & MR. CHEEKS
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
Where are all the NY Hip-Hop heads? Queens, NY will be invading the Queen City and performing your favorites from the 90s Hip-Hop era. Learn more here.

8. NOIR VII: ALL BLACK AFFAIR 2016
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
For the 7th year in a row, King Entertainment presents the hottest all black party of the season. This year, they’re inviting you to the Bank of America Urban Garden for a night of elegance, energy and fun! Meet them there and find out why this party is still jumping after seven years strong! Learn more here.

9. OFF THE WALL: “SLOW WINE EDITION”
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
If you have been practicing your Chris Brown body roll, show it off at Petra’s this Saturday night. Be ready for a night of slow jams from our favorite 80s and 90s eras. Learn more here

10. EL CALENTADO aka BRUNCH
Sunday, November 6, 2016, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Every Sunday, The Sol Kitchen brings a twist on the normal Sunday brunch at Vida Vida in the Epicentre. For the football fans, don’t worry, there are plenty of TVs available for you to watch your favorite team(s)!

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Gellie Gellie is the I DON'T DO CLUBS Influencer of Charlotte. She is a graduate of Winthrop University and is a logistics professional. She enjoys writing, doing random and spontaneous things with friends, and working on her quick clapbacks in her free time. Follow her @PNutButtaGellz on Instagram & Twitter and @PNutButtaGellie on Facebook.

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