Free things to do around Charlotte this week

Free things to do around Charlotte this week

Free things to do around Charlotte this week

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by Jody Mace / NewsChannel 36 Contributor

WCNC.com

Posted on April 30, 2012 at 8:44 AM

Updated Monday, Apr 30 at 8:44 AM

 These free events take place from Monday, April 30th, 2012, through Sunday, May 6th, 2012.

Monday

Ride CATS buses and LYNX trains for free if you’re traveling with a bicycle

10:30am:          Story time at Chick-fil-A Cotswold

8:00am:            Cult Movie Monday: Short Circuit

Tuesday

Ride CATS buses and LYNX trains for free if you’re traveling with a bicycle

11:00am:          Free craft at Learning Express

11:00am:          Story time at Pottery Barn

12:10pm:          First Tuesday Chamber Music Concert

5:00pm:            LEGO Mini-Build at LEGO Store

5:00pm:            Free admission to Mint Museums

5:30pm:            One Hot Fan Night at Charlotte Motor Speedway

5:30pm:            First Tuesday Chamber Music Concert

Wednesday

Ride CATS buses and LYNX trains for free if you’re traveling with a bicycle

6:00pm:            Ballantyne Mix at Six concert: Tribute

7:00pm:            Beer tasting at Common Market – Plaza Midwood

Thursday

Ride CATS buses and LYNX trains for free if you’re traveling with a bicycle

5:00pm:            Alive After Five at EpiCentre: Maxx, and Alternate Take

6:30pm:            METLIVE Music on the Greenway: Underground Detour

7:00pm:            Whitewater River Jam: Town Mountain (bluegrass)

Friday

Ride CATS buses and LYNX trains for free if you’re traveling with a bicycle

4:00pm:            Free wine tasting at Total Wine & More locations

6:00pm:            Mint Hill Highland Games

6:00pm:            NoDa Behind the Scenes Studio Crawl

6:00pm:            Movies in the Park at North Mecklenburg Park in Huntersville: Happy Feet 2 (movie starts at 9pm. Pre-movie festivities beforehand.)

7:00pm:            Alive After Five at Piedmont Town Center –  Big Swing and the Ballroom Blasters: Golf Night

7:00pm:            Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Brubakers, and Sabra Callas

7:00pm:            Blakeney Summer Concert Series: Natty Bo

7:30pm:            2012 Sunset Series in Indian Trail: Kung Fu Panda 2

Saturday

Ride CATS buses and LYNX trains for free if you’re traveling with a bicycle

7:30am:            Ask a Master Gardener at Charlotte Regional Farmers Market

8:00am:            “Can you dig it?” Community Garden Tour

9:00am:            Mint Hill Highland Games

9:00am:            Bluegrass Jam Session at Welcome Home Veterans at Richard’s Coffee Shop in Mooresville

10:00am:          Free music recording workshop at Guitar Center

12:00pm:          Free wine tasting at Total Wine & More locations

5:00pm:            Free Comic Book Day: events at Spandex City Comics

7:00pm:            Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Brubakers, and Sabra Callas

7:00pm:            Blakeney Summer Concert Series: Natty Bo

Sunday

Ride CAT buses and LYNX trains for free if you travel with a bicycle

11:00am:          Cinco de Mayo Fanta Festival

12:00pm:          The 12 Band Jam at The Saloon at NC Music Factory

7:30pm:            Davidson College Saxophone Quartet Jazz Combo Concert

 

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