What’s Happening, Charlotte: 13 fun things to do in the Qcity (Aug. 4-6)

It's Thursday. The weekend is almost here, and there's so much to do around the Qcity.

Happy Thursday, Qcity! The weekend is almost here. Looking for something to do tonight? Head over to Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden for Sip and Stroll. Sip a beverage and unwind with a stroll through the gardens as live music fills the air at Lost Hollow’s Hillside Theatre. For more details, click here.

Here’s a look at what else is happening around the Qcity:


Joedance Film Festival
Friday @ Tenth Street Townhomes
Enjoy two nights of independent films by local filmmakers. Tickets include admission, hotdogs and filmmakers Q & A. This event is a fundraiser in benefit of Levine Children’s Hospital to support rare pediatric cancer research. (Details)

MAD HATTER “Alice and Wonderland” Fashion Show
Saturday @ Embassy Suites Uptown
Come and enjoy a fun-filled day of entertainment, models, fashion and style. Each model will take to the runway wearing their own style of hat. Guests are invited to get in on all the fun and wear a hat on show day. (Details)


Charlotte Metro District Women’s Conference
Saturday @ Kingdom Builders Church International
This faith-based business conference will feature Superintendent Darryl L. Grant and District Missionary Linda Cruz with guest speaker Evangelist Latrice Ryan. Tickets include admission, t-shirt and lunch. Promotional opportunities available. (Details)

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Etana Live! 2017 Reggae Forever Tour
Friday @ Crystal On the Plaza
Etana’s name means “The Strong One” in Swahili, and it’s a title she more than lives up to with her music and presence. See for yourself with the international recording artist performs live in the Qcity. (Details)

Ocie Davis presents BreakOn Em Davis
Friday @ Morehead Tavern
Jazz N Soul Music in partnership with Ocie Davis present “BreakOn Em Davis.” It will be a night of uptempo Jazz and Funk intertwined with a live DJ and dancing. Master Drummer Ocie Davis (Jazz Arts Initiative) will be accompanied by an all-star group of musicians to entertain you all night long. (Details)

Summer Madness Concert & Day Party
Saturday @ The Morehead Tavern
Join the Jazz N Soul Music Family for the Old School Summer Madness Concert & Day Party hosted by Chirl Girl with music by DJ Stacey Blackman featuring the funky sounds of Spectrum. This event is rain or shine with food and drink specials all day. (Details)

Charlotte Popsicle Fest
Saturday @ Rooftop 210
Cocktail hour just got a sweet upgrade. Avoid a mid-summer meltdown and beat the heat by attending the Popsicle Fest at Rooftop 210 where bartenders will be mixing delicious alcoholic beverages with your favorite summertime popsicles. (Details)

A Night in Paris
Saturday @ Kouture Lounge
Relive your prom and enjoy an evening of food, music, dancing, door prizes, and fun in the Kouture Lounge Ballroom, where a Prom King and Queen will be crowned. Traditional prom attire is required. (Details)

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Sippin’ on Sundays
Sunday @ Fire House Bar & Lounge
Moxie Society and DJ Loui Vee present Sippin’ on Sundays every first Sunday of the month. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of music, people, food, drinks, hookah and cigars. (Details)

Scarface Performing Live
Sunday @ UptownLive
If you like old school rap music, don’t miss Scarface performing live in the Qcity. The legendary Hip-Hop artist is scheduled to perform all his greatest hits. (Details)


Mask-Making with Sloane Siobhan and Dulce Tavares
Saturday @ The Harvey B. Gantt Center
Join local artist, Dulce Tavares, and Gantt Center exhibiting artist, Sloane Siobhan, as they lead this animal-themed mask-making workshop for the entire family. Siobhan, whose exhibition “Sloane Siobhan: Archetypes of the Subconscious” is currently on display at the Gantt, has created an entire universe where she uses wild animals to explore human emotions, (Details)

Panthers’ Fan Fest
Saturday @ Bank of America Stadium
The Carolina Panthers will make their first appearance of 2017 at Bank of America Stadium when they take the field at Fan Fest on Friday, Aug. 4. All proceeds from Fan Fest will benefit Carolina Panthers Charities and its ongoing mission to serve the needs of communities across the Carolinas. (Details)

College By Her: Girl Talk Event
Sunday @ Mallard Creek Recreation Center
This is an event all about college and girl empowerment. Join a panel of college students as they share their stories and experiences while answering questions and discussing a variety of topics. This event is free to attend. (Details)

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