5 Things to Do This Week in Charlotte (Sept. 6-11)

Attention all art lovers, wine aficionados, foodies and cigar smokers: Check out these five events you don't want to miss. Plus, some of Charlotte's most successful education and business leaders are gathering to share tips for success.

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Here’s a look at five events happening this week in Charlotte:

I. Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum, Tuesday @ Belmont Regional Center

Stop by for coffee and conversation. This week’s guest panelist is CMS Superintendent Ann Clark. (Details)

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2. The Urban Stick Cigar Social, Tuesday @ Neighborhood Cafe

The Urban Stick is a Cigar Social Club catering to young urban cigar smokers and appreciators in Charlotte who enjoy gathering with friends to smoke fine cigars, share good company and sample professionally cigar-paired food and beverages. (Details)

3. The Forum: Social Mobility, Economics, and Political/Educational Dimensions, Thursday @ Wells Fargo Center

Join James Ford- NC Teacher of the Year, Patrick Graham- President of the Urban League of Central Carolinas, Jeremiah Chapman- Founder of the Global Black Student Orientation, and Mark Vitner- Manager Director and Strategist at Wells Fargo for a panel discussion on power and success. (Details)

4. 7th Annual Sip and Stroll: Art & Wine Festival at the Epicentre, Friday & Saturday @ Rooftop 210

Friday night’s kick-off party will feature wine tastings and an opportunity to mix and mingle with the artists. Saturday, browse artists booths, sample wines from over 40 vineyards and take unique wine seminars throughout the day. (Details)

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5. Southern Ideal Home Show, Friday – Sunday @ Park Expo and Conference Center

Thinking of remodeling your home? Want some tips for decorating or landscaping? Here, you’ll find hundreds of experts all under one roof to help get the job done. (Details)