There’s always something to do in Queen City! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Charlotte this week.
1. 2016 ELECTION WATCH PARTY
Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
It’s that time guys. The Obamas are leaving and even though we’re all sad about it, we have to choose someone to take over. So, after you exercise your right to vote, meet the Urban League and NSBE at Jackalope Jack’s to watch the polls! Learn more here.
2. PARDON MY FRO: ART SHOW & TRUNK SALE
Friday, November 11, 2016, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
If you love art featuring the black, natural woman, this is an art show you need to attend. Pardon My Fro will be showing off her art and selling a few pieces plus more this Friday evening at the Revolution Ego salon. Learn more here.
3. LIPSTICK & LINGERIE SLEEPOVER (LADIES ONLY)
Friday, November 11, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Hey ladies! Join Queens In The City for their monthly sexy sleepover. The night includes open discussions, games, and of course networking! This month’s event’s theme is Breast Cancer Awareness so wear something pink. Learn more here.
4. CHARLOTTE MUSIC FESTIVAL: KEITH SWEAT, KCI & JOJO, AVANT, MINT CONDITION
Friday, November 11, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
In the mood to hear good, quality R&B? Some of your favorites from the 90s will be taking the stage at the Bojangle’s Coliseum this Friday night! Learn more here.
5. MILLER LITE PRESENTS: THE KICKBACK FINALE
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
For the last time this year, Miller Lite is inviting you to kick back and party with them. This time, the location is Rooftop 210 in the Epicentre and they’re bringing Rich Homie Quan as a special guest! Also, you know they’re footing the bill as usual so there’s no reason to not make this event! Learn more here.
6. GUYS WITH TIES CASINO NIGHT
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Try your luck at the tables for this 7th Annual Casino Night or just wear your dancing shoes and cut a rug on the dance floor. All proceeds benefit Kids with PossAbilities! Included in your ticket will be all you can eat hor d’oeuvres and all you can drink cocktails. Yum! Learn more here.
7. THE COMEDY GET DOWN
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
Did you know some of the greats in comedy will be in town this weekend? Lineup includes Cedric The Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, Charlie Murphy, and Eddie Griffin. Learn more here.
8. SIGNATURE SATURDAYS: WINTHROP HOMECOMING EDITION
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
Eddietainment will partner with Posh Events and WU Alum, Natasha Hall Lorick, to provide a night of fun for all alumni! Get to Vapiano before midnight and entry is free! Learn more here.
9. SOPHISTICATED SUNDAYS: BUBBLES & BRUNCH
Sunday, November 13, 2016, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Hey Winthrop Alum! Before you leave the city, meet me at 7th District. You won’t want to miss out on the great food, music and the $20 create-your-own mimosa bar! Non WU Alum, we want you there to join in on the fun too! See you then! Learn more here.
10. SOULFUL SUNDAYS AT RED @ 28TH-NODA
Sunday, November 13, 2016, 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
What better way to end the weekend than with some Comedy, Open Mic, and a live DJ? All at Red @ 28th, every Sunday night. Learn more here.
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