What’s Happening, Charlotte: 11 Fun things to do this weekend

QC Summerfest kicks off in Uptown. CAABJ invites you to bowl with journalists. John Henton is coming to town and more.

The weekend is finally here, and it’s time to have some fun.

Please join us Saturday, July 29 from 3-8 p.m. for Qcitymetro’s Meet & Greet Day Party at Fire House Bar & Lounge. Bring business cards and enter for a chance to win a promotional package worth $1,000 for your business or nonprofit. Click here for more details.

Here’s a look at what’s happening around the Qcity this weekend:

ART + CULTURE

3rd Annual QC Summerfest
Friday-Sunday @ Belk Theater
This three-day weekend of Jazz Funk and Soul music in Uptown Charlotte features mid-day and evening concerts by some of the biggest names in jazz and contemporary R&B, followed by after parties in the lobby with live music. (Details)

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NIGHT LIFE + ENTERTAINMENT

John Henton Live
Through Sunday @ The Comedy Zone
After nine successful years on network television, John Henton established a name for himself playing roles such as the lovable and sensible character of “Overton Wakefield Jones” on the FOX hit sitcom “Living Single,” or the character “Milsap” from the sitcom, “The Hughleys.” See Henton when he comes to Charlotte this weekend. (Details)

Signature Saturdays
Saturday @ Vapiano
Eddietainment presents Signature Saturdays. Socialize and mingle with Charlotte professionals. Arrive early and enjoy dinner and cocktails on the spacious front patio. (Details)

Charlotte Adult Game Night
Saturday @ Morehead Tavern
It’s going to be a night of adult fun, playing games like Taboo, Uno, Spades, Jenga, Dominoes and more. Mix, mingle and play with food and drink specials all night. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit the RAIN Charlotte: AIDS awareness organization. (Details)

FOOD + DRINK

I Still Love ❤ The 90’s Brunch & Day Party
Saturday @ Sports One
Enjoy delicious Southern Brunch dishes like Chicken & Waffles, Shrimp & Grits and Steak & Eggs while DJ Shogun spins 90’s music and Reddick Mack of NuDecadent Designs creates live art. $20 champagne bottles, $5 mimosas and other drink specials will also be on deck. (Details)

Rosé All Day
Sunday @ City Lights Rooftop
Add a little pop, fizz, and clink to your weekend with endless tastings, live music and amazing views of the Qcity skyline. (Details)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR + FAMILY FUN

2017 Bump, Set, Spike Volleyball Tournament
Saturday @ Freedom Park
Ten teams will go head to head in a double elimination tournament competing to win trophies and gift bags. There will be onsite food and family-friendly atmosphere. (Details)

Sunday Fun Day- Art + Science
Sunday @ Mint Museum Uptown
It’s family time at the Mint, and amazing things will happen when art, science, technology, and engineering get together. Visitors can enjoy family-friendly art projects, gallery visits, artist demos, STEAM studio, and family yoga sessions. Admission is free for children. (Details)

PROFESSIONAL + NETWORKING

Qcitymetro’s Meet & Greet Day Party
Saturday @ Fire House Bar & Lounge
Join us for an afternoon of food, music and fun at the Firehouse Bar & Lounge, one of Charlotte’s newest hot spots. Say hello to some of our writers, staff and creative team. Bring a business card for a chance to win a free promotional package (valued at $1,000) for your business or nonprofit. (Details)

CAABJ’s Bowling With The Journalists
Sunday @ Piedmont Social House
It’s a lot of fun each year, and it serves as a fundraiser for the Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists College Scholarship Fund. Members of the media and the general public are invited to come out, mix and mingle, bowl, and have fun in supporting a great cause. (Details)

She Writes! Charlotte Brunch Mixer
Sunday @ Brio Coastal Bar and Kitchen
This event will include brunch, photo fun, networking games and a panel of authors discussing their latest work, experience with self-publishing, promotion and touring. (Details)