More than 40 free things to do this weekend

More than 40 free things to do this weekend

More than 40 free things to do this weekend

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by Jody Mace / NBC Charlotte Contributor

Jody Mace / NBC Charlotte Contributor

Posted on June 5, 2014 at 7:59 AM

Updated Thursday, Jun 5 at 7:59 AM

Explore a host of free things to do in the Charlotte area this weekend. This list covers events from Friday, June 6th, through Sunday, June 8th. Some highlights are free donuts, a silent disco, free museum admission for Bank of America customers and the Charlotte Shakespeare Festival.  Make sure to follow the links to get the details on each event. You can also keep track of free and cheap things to do in the Charlotte area by subscribing to Charlotte on the Cheap's free email list.

Friday

National Donut Day: freebies at Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme

12:00pm:  Music Box Lunch at Romare Bearden Park: John Alexander

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

6:00pm:  Live music at Crown Station Pub: Judah Moore

6:00pm:  Outdoor movie at North Meck Park: Despicable Me 2

6:30pm:    Live music at NoDa Brewing Company: Mike Strauss Band

6:30pm:  Live music at Theatre Charlotte: Traveling Blue with the Tenya Coleman Duo and Cafe Ameretto

7:00pm:  Live music in Birkdale Village: Silver Train

7:00pm:  Outdoor movie in Indian Trail: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

7:00pm:     Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Kim Carper Band

7:00pm:      Blakeney Summer Concert Series: The Flying Saucer

8:00pm:  Silent Disco at Rooftop 210

8:00pm:  Charlotte Shakespeare on the Green: Love's Labor's Lost

Saturday

Free admission to five museums for Bank of America customers

Free mini-golf and more for teachers at Adventure Landing

9:00am:   Free pickles at Atherton Market

9:00am: Home Depot Kids' Workshop: Riding lawnmower

10:00am:  Guitar Center workshop: Recording for Pro Tools 

10:15am:   Guitar Center: group guitar lesson

11:00am:  "Explore the Outdoors" festival at Energy Explorium

11:00am:  Chef event for kids at Concord Mills

11:00am:  Drum Circle at Guitar Center

11:00am:    Kids’ craft at Lakeshore Learning:  Learn-to-Count Ladybug

7:00pm:  Matthews Summer Concert Series: Cruize Control (beach music)

7:00pm:  Country artist Joe Diffie, plus fireworks, in Kannapolis

7:00pm:  Live music at Birkdale Village: Exit 54

7:00pm:  Live music at Crown Station Pub: David and Valerie Mayfield

7:00pm:  Whitewater River Jam at U.S. National Whitewater Center: The Night Hawks

7:00pm:    Blakeney Summer Concert Series: The Flying Saucer

7:00pm: Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Kim Carper Band and Rayen Belechere

8:00pm:  Outdoor movie at Rivergate: Frozen

8:00pm:  Charlotte Shakespeare on the Green: Love's Labor's Lost

9:00pm:  Live music at Crown Station Pub: My Electric Friends

Sunday

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

Free admission to five museums for Bank of America customers

Free mini-golf and more for teachers at Adventure Landing

3:00pm:  Play pickleball for free

4:00pm:  Live music at Birkdale Village: Alan Barrington

5:00pm:  Charlotte Shakespeare on the Green: workshop

6:00pm:  Davidson's Concerts on the Greens: Band of Oz

6:00pm:   Karaoke at Snug Harbor 

6:30pm:  Charlotte Shakespeare on the Green: Love's Labor's Lost

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