Neil deGrasse Tyson
Belk Theater, 130 N Tryon St
The world-famous astrophysicist comes to town with his “The Cosmic Perspective” lecture, which views Earth as a planet in a vast, empty universe. It profoundly influences what we think and feel about science, culture, politics, and life itself. More info


Black Chamber Membership Meeting
Packard Place, 222 S. Church Street
Network with other entrepreneurs and professionals at this Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce event. Two local attorneys will discuss employment law. More info



Party in the Park
Romare Bearden Park, 300 South Church Street
This free even happens every Wednesday this summer from 6-9 p.m. Live music and food trucks. Sponsored by Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation. More info


Gantt After Dark
Harvey B. Gantt Center, 551 South Tryon Street
June is Black Music Month, and the Gannt Center is celebrating with a special musical line up, led by its house band, 5th and York. More info


Sounds on the Square
The Square at Spirit Square,
Ease into your weekend with this free performance by The Kevin Jones Experience. Jones has performed with legendary artists such as B.B. King, Natalie Cole, Al Green and many more. More info