Saturday is ASC's Connect with Culture Day in Charlotte. Join in the fun and explore diverse arts, science and history experiences across Charlotte-Mecklenburg for free. (African Dance - Charlotte Ballet - Photo Credit Peter Zay)

Whether you are spending some quality time with the family, planning a romantic date night or hanging out with friends, there are plenty of ways to stay entertained this weekend in the Qcity. Here’s a look at what’s happening around town:


Queen City Comedy Fest
Friday & Saturday @ Acting Out Studio
This weekend, Queen City Comedy and Acting Out Studio will host Charlotte’s first Comedy Festival. Some of the city’s leading improvisors, actors, and comedians will present two days of improv, sketch, and stand-up shows. (Details)

Wine & Cigar Mixer
Friday @ 360 Lounge
Charlotte Direct Cellars Wine Club invites you to mix & mingle with Charlotte’s finest while sampling wines from all over the world at this event. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. (Details)

Tone X & Friends Comedy Xperience (Birthday Edition)
Sunday @ The Comedy Zone
Hosted by national comedians Tone-X and Chris Funnyman Robinson. Tone-X & Friends aka ‘the people’s show’, is sure to make you laugh. (Details)


ASC Connect with Culture Day
Saturday @ Various Locations
Explore Charlotte’s cultural scene and experience free arts, science and history experiences this weekend. Plus, enjoy performances by Jazz Arts Initiative, A Sign of the Times, On Q Performing Arts, Drums4Life and more. A full schedule is available at

Community Art Opening
Saturday @ The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
The Gantt Center is debuting four new exhibitions to the public this weekend with a day-long open house for the community. Admission is free and includes access to gallery talks, artist-and curator-led tours and other activities. (Details)

Word Of Mouth Open Mic
Saturday @ Neighborhood Cafe
After a two-month hiatus for relocation and rebuilding, the Neighborhood Cafe is back. Come out and celebrate with an evening of poetry and music. Food, drinks and hookah will be available for purchase. (Details)

100 Love Notes Art Preview Party
Saturday @ Ciel Gallery
When Hyong Yi set out to honor his wife Catherine Zanga on November 21, 2015, which was the first anniversary of her death from ovarian cancer, he didn’t realize how many people’s lives he and his young children would touch. Join the 100 Love Notes Foundation for a night filled with art, celebration, and most importantly… (Details)


13th Annual Greater Charlotte Home & Landscape Show
Friday-Sunday @ Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
Discover new trends in home and garden while learning tips from the pros at the thirteenth annual Greater Charlotte Home & Landscape Show. The three-day show features free home and garden seminars and thousands of square feet of exhibits. (Details)

Family and Me Pop Up Cardio Dance Class
Saturday @ AerialCLT
Join H2K for a Family and Me Cardio Dance pop up class at AerialCLT in Charlotte. Be prepared to move, groove and work up a sweat. This class will be a combination of dancing, games, musical obstacle courses and exercises. (Details)

Hearts for Hemophilia Casino Night
Saturday @ The Big Chill
Join Hemophilia of North Carolina for a fun night benefitting a great cause. Tickets include admission, fun money for casino games, food, drinks, live music, auctions, and prizes. (Details)

Coffee and Conversations
Saturday @ Hygge Co-Working Space
Attention all ladies: The Stolen Lunches Bible Study invites you to sip and share. They’ll bring the coffee, tea and snacks, and you bring the thought-provoking conversation. This event is free. (Details)

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