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 / NBC Charlotte Contributor

Jody Mace / NBC Charlotte Contributor

Posted on April 8, 2013 at 8:22 AM

Updated Monday, Apr 8 at 3:30 PM

 These free events take place in the Charlotte area from Monday, April 8th, 2013, through Sunday, April 14th. This list will be updated throughout the week on Charlotte on the Cheap’s Free Event Page.

 

Monday

 

10:30am:         Storytime at Chick-fil-A Cotswold

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

7:00pm:           Science lecture at UNCC: “Learning How to do e-Science in a Virtual World”

7:30pm:           Summit Trivia Night

8:00pm:           Live music at Amelie’s: Carrie Marshall and Brad Bailey (Pianist/Vocalist and 8 String Banjo)

 

Tuesday

 

Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s

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

5:00pm:           Free admission to both Mint Museums

6:00pm:           ArtFusion: Return to the Sea at Mint Museum Uptown

6:00pm:           Live music at T-Bones on the Lake: Juke Box Heroes Duo

 

Wednesday

 

11:00am:         Free Greek yogurt at Pinkberry

5:00pm:           Magic the Gathering at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews

6:00pm:           Live music at T-Bones on the Lake: Brandon Logan

7:00pm:           Beer tasting at Common Market Commonwealth

7:00pm:           Science lecture at UNCC: “The Particle at the End of the Universe”

7:30pm:           Free concert by Davidson College Chorale: Liebestod

9:00pm:           Live music at Snug Harbor: Bo White

 

Thursday

 

5:00pm:           Alive After Five at Wells Fargo Plaza: Hot Coast

5:00pm:           Miniature Wargaming at Your Local Game Shop in Matthews

6:00pm:           Spring Concert Series at University Place: Simplified

6:00pm:           Live music at T-Bones on the Lake: Josh Allison Duo

6:00pm:           Beer tasting at Common Market South End

7:00pm:           Thunder Thursday: Open Blues Jam at Dilworth Billiards with Sonny Skyyz

8:00pm:           Live music at Summit Coffee: Chas Willoman

8:00pm:           Collaborative Arts Happening

 

Friday

 

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

6:30pm:           Live music at NoDa Brewing: Putney’s End

7:00pm:           Blakeney Summer Concert Series: DJ Chuck

7:00pm:           Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Kimberly Carper Trio and Scott Smith

7:30pm:           Charlotte Folk Society concert and gathering: Bluegrass Meets Bolero

8:00pm:           Live music at Summit Coffee: Mike Strauss Trio

8:30pm:           Live music at T-Bones on the Lake: Carolina Music Machine

 

 

 

Saturday

 

8:00am:           Tree climbing competition at Freedom Park

10:00am:         Pet Palooza

10:00am:         Paddle Fest at Lake Davidson Nature Preserve

10:00am:         Lowes Build and Grow: The Croods: Planter

10:00am:         Story hour for kids at Book Buyers

10:30am:         Mamá Goose, bilingual play for children

11:00am:         Craft for kids at Lakeshore Learning: Crafty Clothespin Magnet

10:30am:         Mamá Goose, bilingual play for children

12:00pm:         Firefighter steak challenge, including free samples

12:00pm:         Jazz on the Green at CPCC

10:30am:         Mamá Goose, bilingual play for children

2:00pm:           Solar System Spectacular at Concord Library

2:30pm:           Women of Film: Documentaries on the American Justice System

7:00pm:           Stonecrest Summer Concert Series: Kimberly Carper Trio and Scott Smith

7:00pm:           Blakeney Summer Concert Series: Wicked Powers

8:00pm:           Charlotte Concert Band concert

8:30pm:           Live music at T-Bones on the Lake: Carolina Music Machine

9:00pm:           Anniversary party with live music and prizes at Westin Charlotte

 

Sunday

 

8:00am:           Tree climbing competition at Freedom Park

3:00pm:           Storyteller and musician Andy Offutt Irwin

6:00pm:           Karaoke at Snug Harbor

7:00pm:           Charlotte Jewish Film Festival presents, “Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy”

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