What’s Happening, CLT: Nov. 8-10 weekend guide

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What’s Happening, Charlotte?

Weather: So, we’re just going to bypass fall and go straight into winter, huh?

Expect sunny days with a daytime high around 50 degrees on Saturday and in the low 60s on Sunday. Overnight lows will be in the upper 20s on Friday, just above freezing on Saturday and in the 40s on Sunday.

We’ve got a full page of things to keep you entertained through Sunday. Visit our special Weekend Events Page for the entire listing.

This week’s Editor Picks:

  • CONTRA-TIEMPO’s “joyUS justUS” (Thurs. – Sat.): Catch the dance troupe fusing salsa, Afro-Cuban, hip-hop and contemporary dance styles with theater. Stick around afterward for a community salsa dance party. (sponsored)
  • Eye on Tryon (Now through Nov. 16): The 80-foot tall Ferris wheel returns to its location at the corner of 7th and Tryon Streets, now known as Victoria Yards. Have a good time while taking in views of the skyline.
  • EpicFest (Sat.): Book lovers can enjoy the free literary festival featuring children’s and young adult authors and illustrators, a family festival, teens writer’s workshop, book signings and more.
  • 2019 AMG Heritage Awards (Sat.): Singers Regina Belle and Montell Jordan host the annual awards ceremony with 25 awards presented to artists in various categories.
  • Big K.R.I.T. – From The South With Love Tour (Sat.): The Mississippi rapper brings his high-energy tour to the QC. He’s joined by North Carolina female emcee, Rapsody.
  • HBCU Culture Homecoming Band Showcase (Sun.): Marching bands from six Historically Black Colleges and Universities celebrate the spirit of homecoming with a special guest performance.
  • Huggy Lowdown – One Night Only (Sun.): Get ready to laugh with the comedian known for his segment on the Tom Joyner Morning Show.

If you’re hosting an event, be sure to submit it. It could end up as an Editor’s Pick.

*While we do our best to confirm events, contact event organizers for questions.

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