5 Events to Start Your Week in the Qcity (Oct. 17-21)

Networking opportunities, concerts, cultural events and more happening this week in Charlotte.

Good morning, Qcity. Happy Monday! Time to rise and grind.

THE FORECAST: Today, the weatherman is calling for sunny skies with a high near 81. The sunshine and warm temperatures are expected to stick around through Thursday. Friday, there is a 30 percent chance of rain. (Full forecast)

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

Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum
Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. @ Belmont Regional Center
Stop by for coffee, networking and conversation. In preparation for the upcoming elections, state and federal candidates have been invited to join the panel this week. Confirmed candidates include Alma Adams, Dan Blue, Linda Coleman and Leon Threatt. (Details)

W.O.W. Wine On Wednesday
Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. @ Mint Museum Uptown
Enjoy four hours of free gallery access, cash bar and a chance to sip, shop, and save in the Mint Museum Shop. (Details)

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Training on Tap
Thursday, 4:30 p.m. @ Ballantyne Corporate Park
This unique after-work social event features food, drink vendors, music, games and fitness to help you unwind with your friends after a long day. All proceeds will go towards helping the YMCA fulfill its mission in the community. (Details)

Modernism + Film presents Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery
Thursday, 6 p.m. @ Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery is a subtle documentary, primarily in German and French. Directed by Arne Birkenstock, the son of the lawyer for the Beltracchi family, the film interviews Wolfgang, Helene, friends, family and art figures. The film portrays Beltracchi and his wife, before serving their jail sentence of six years (Wolfgang) and four years (Helene). (Details)

The Jazz Room: Ashlin Parker plays Kenny Dorham
Friday, 6 p.m. @ The Stage Door
Charlotte’s Jazz Arts Initiative kicks off Season 8 of its highly acclaimed monthly series – The Jazz Room @ The Stage Door Theater – with two additional shows each month. This week, Charlotte native Ashlin Parker is playing the music of jazz legend Kenny Dorham. The Jazz Room @ The Stage Door Theater spotlights the Charlotte region’s most gifted musicians recreating the sounds of the greatest legends in jazz in a casual, intimate setting with cabaret tables and a full bar. (Details)