Free things to do around Charlotte this week

Free things to do around Charlotte this week

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Free things to do around Charlotte this week

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by Jody Mace / NBC Charlotte

WCNC.com

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 9:29 AM

Updated Monday, Feb 24 at 11:40 AM

These free events take place in the Charlotte area from Monday, February 24th, 2014, through Sunday, March 2, 2014. Some highlights are the CIAA Fan Experience, Cult Movie Monday and the Radio Free Charlotte Music Showcase.  This list will be updated throughout the week on Charlotte on the Cheap’s Free Event Page. Make sure to follow the links to get the details on each event. And please share with friends!

Monday

5:00pm:       Family board game night at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews

5:00pm:       Live music at Crown Station Pub: The Damn Choir

6:30pm:       Trivia and karaoke at Crown Station Pub

7:30pm:       Trivia Nite at Summit Coffee

8:00pm:     Cult Movie Monday: Kinky Boots

8:00pm:       Live music at Amelie’s

Tuesday

12:00pm:     Jazz, Blues and Morning Brews at Crown Station Pub

8:00pm:        Trivia night at Petra’s, with prizes

10:00pm:      Tuesday Night Mic Fights at Crown Station Pub

Wednesday

5:00pm:         Mint Museums free admission

5:00pm:        Live music at Crown Station Pub: The Unlikely Hero

7:00pm:       Radio Free Charlotte Music Showcase at UNCC: Cameron Floyd Band and more

7:00pm:       Recording made easy for the iPad at Guitar Center

7:00pm:         Singer/songwriter open mic at Sam Ash Music. Perform and get a $10 gift card

7:00pm:         Free program at Levine Museum: Diggin’ History Through Music and Dance

8:30pm:          Comedy Throwdown at Crown Station Pub

10:00pm:      Residency at Snug Harbor: Appalucia

Thursday

6:30am:    Free breakfast at Chick-fil-A: sausage or chicken biscuit

5:00pm:    CIAA Fan Experience

8:00pm:    Live music at Summit Coffee: Billy Jones and the Pocket

9:00pm:    Live music at Crown Station Pub: Slam Duncan & Friends

Friday

5:30am:  CIAA Fan Experience

5:00pm:   Role-playing and board games at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews

5:00pm:   CIAA Fan Experience

6:00pm:  Live music at Crown Station Pub: Ryan Bale

6:30pm:    Live music at NoDa Brewing: Phil Lomac

7:00pm:    Live music at The Wine Vault: Brandon Kirkley

8:00pm:    Live music at Summit Coffee: Rusty Knox

9:00pm:    Live music at Crown Station Pub: MOVE

Saturday

Free museum admission for Bank of America Merrill Lynch customers 

9:00am:    Free fitness event from Junior League: Go Kids Go!

9:00am:     Free pickles at Atherton Market

9:00am:     Kids’ Workshop at Home Depot: Trojan Horse Bank

10:00am:    Workshop at Reedy Creek Nature Center on creating a backyard habitat

10:00am:   Guitar Center workshop: Recording for Garage Band 

10:15am:      Guitar Center: guitar lesson

11:00am:       LEGO Movie building event for kids at Barnes and Noble

11:00am:       Kids’ craft at Lakeshore Learning:  Wheels and Wings Note Clip

12:00pm:     CIAA Fan Experience

12:30pm:     Kids: Try Hockey for Free at Extreme Ice Center

7:00pm:       Live music at The Wine Vault:  Rich Challen

Sunday

Free museum admission for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch customers

Free admission to Levine Museum of the New South for groups of fewer than 10 people

2:00pm:   Fishing With Dr. Seuss – program for kids at Reedy Creek Nature Center

 

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