There’s always something to do in The Queen City! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Charlotte this week.
1. PAINTING WITH A TWIST WITH PROSOCIALITES EMPOWERS
Monday, June 26, 2017, 6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
It’s time for another FUNdraiser with Prosocialites EMPOWERS. This time they are inviting you to paint while sipping a little wine (but only if you would like). If you can’t make this event, not to worry because there will be more! Learn more here.
2. FOR THE CULTURE TUESDAYS: KICKBACK SERIES
Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Every Tuesday at Press Box Bar & Grill, there is trivia based on African American culture and you are missing out. This week will be the kickback series which will include karaoke. Entry is free, apps are half off and there will be $2 drink specials! Learn more here.
3. SEDUCTIVE WEDNESDAYS @ FIRE HOUSE BAR & LOUNGE
Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 10:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
Each and every Wednesday, enjoy food, drinks, and hookah at Fire House. There is no fee to play or park just show up and be prepared to party! Learn more here.
4. CULINARY FIGHT CLUB CHARLOTTE: THE PITMASTER THROWDOWN
Thursday, June 29, 2017, 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Help the Culinary Fight Club decide who will be the grill master for this year’s Pitmaster Throwdown. The price of tickets include beer, bites, and a ballot to see who serves the best BBQ in town. Learn more here.
5. OVERCOMEHER’S BYOB POTTERY PAINT NIGHT
Friday, June 30, 2017, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
In need of a relaxing girl’s night? Join OvercomeHER in enjoying a night of wine, pottery painting, and of course fun. Tickets are only $10 plus the cost of whatever item you choose to paint. Learn more here.
6. T.I. LIVE
Friday, June 30, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
Have you gotten your tickets to see the King of the South this weekend? T.I. will be at the Ovens Auditorium performing all of your favorite hits. You know he will be putting on a show you will not want to miss. Learn more here.
7. #ISSAVIBE DAY PARTY-WGOIC 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Saturday, July 1, 2017, 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
What’s Going On In Charlotte is 2 years old! Help them celebrate at Fire House Bar & Lounge this Saturday! There will be music by DJ Tramare(DJ Hot Rod), a dope photobooth, and great food. Learn more here.
8. THE INTERSECTION OF ART + HIP HOP CULTURE WITH JAHI OF PUBLIC ENEMY 2.0
Saturday, July 1, 2017, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Are you interested in hearing ways hip hop could be preserved and elevated in today’s culture? If so, you need to attend this event. The tickets are only $10 and it takes place at the Harvey B. Gantt Center! Learn more here.
9. BIG 3 ON 3: CHARLOTTE
Sunday, July 2, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
This Sunday, the living legends of the NBA will square up against each other to see who still has it out in these streets. Players include Allen Iverson, Kenyon Martin, Chauncey Billups, Jermaine O’Neal and so many more! Learn more here.
10. SIPPIN’ ON SUNDAYS FEATURING DJ LOUI VEE
Sunday, July 2, 2017, 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
It’s Independence Weekend and the day parties are on deck. Here is another dope party you will not want to miss with Moxie Society featuring the resident DJ, Loui Vee! Entry is free as well as parking so there is no excuse not to be in the building. Learn more here.
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