Free things to do in Charlotte this week

Free things to do in Charlotte this week

Free things to do in Charlotte this week


by Jody Mace / NewsChannel 36 Contributor

Posted on February 6, 2012 at 9:17 AM


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

6:00pm:             Free talk at UNCC: Soviet Collaborators and the Holocaust in Ukraine



11:00am:          Free craft at Learning Express

11:00am:          Story time at Pottery Barn

12:10pm:          First Tuesdays chamber music concert

5:00pm:            Free admission to Mint Museums

5:00pm:            Free LEGO mini-build

5:30pm:            First Tuesdays chamber music concert

6:30pm:            UNCC’s Personally Speaking Lecture Series – Cheryl Hicks

7:00pm:            Beer Ed at Growler’s Pourhouse



6:30pm:            Beer Goddess beer education event at Pizza Peel & Tap Room

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

7:00pm:            Art “Happening” at Amelie’s

8:00pm:            Ballroom dance practice


Three free bagels at Bruegger’s Bagels

12:30pm:          Cynthia Lawing piano recital at CPCC’s Tate Hall


10:00am:          Coffee cupping at Counter Culture Coffee

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

6:00pm:            Bounce for free and meet live monkey at Monkey Joe’s Park Road

6:00pm:            Art walk and free films in downtown Concord

6:00pm:            Opening of “Oceans and Continents” art exhibit

7:30pm:            Charlotte Folk Society concert and gathering, featuring Flat Possum Hoppers


Free ice skating and intro to hockey lessons. Limited spots available. Advance registration required.

7:00am:            Free rabies shots for Mecklenburg County dogs and cats

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

9:00am:            Go Kids Go physical fitness and health event

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

10:00am:          Lowes Build-and-Grow Clinic: Valentine Card Creator

11:00am:          Fairy House Festival

11:00am:          Kids’ craft at Lakeshore Learning: Valentine mailbox

12:00pm:          Family Day at Bechtler Museum (free for kids under 18; $4 for everyone else)

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

7:00pm:            Love Jones: Open Mic


Free admission to Levine Museum of the New South

1:30pm:            Winter tree ID hike at Reedy Creek Nature Preserve

3:00pm:            Winter hike at Reedy Creek Nature Preserve

3:00pm:            Free beginning ballroom dance class