Spring Alive in Charlotte This Week – Charlotte, NC Events – May 29th – June 4th, 2015

By David Boling

The end of May is here and June is coming in strong. This week you have the chance to experience and celebrate with the best in Charlotte. You will taste exquisite cuisine and beer and then enjoy some of the finest art in the area. End it with a new cooking skills and some friendly flirtations.

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Friday, May 29th : BOB (best of the best) Awards

The Fillmore Charlotte at The NC Music Factory

This year’s Charlotte Magazine BOB awards Just outside of Uptown’s Fourth Ward at The Fillmore. Check out their May issue for all of the 2015 winners and then attend the party for great food, live DJ, a silent auction and more.

More Information here!

Friday, May 29th : BLT’s Steak’s Craft Dinner Series

BLT Steak Charlotte

Enjoy a four course dinner and brew selections from Mother Earth Brewing Co. BLT Steak is located in Uptown’s First Ward in the main lobby of the Ritz Carlton. Check out the menu.

More Information here!

Saturday, May 30th : Spring Plaza Midwood Art Crawl

Plaza Midwood Neighborhood

One of our favorite Uptown area Charlotte neighborhoods, Plaza Midwood, is holding their Spring Art Crawl. They sum it up perfectly, “Come take it all in as the merchants of Plaza Midwood showcase some of the area’s most talented painters, illustrators, dancers, jewelers, performers, DeeJays, photographers, musicians and more. The offerings will be as vibrant and eclectic as the fabric of our neighborhood.”

More Information here!

Saturday, May 30th : Summer Market

Heist Brewery

Queen City Conscious Market is holding their Summer Market in another of our favorite Uptown area Charlotte neighborhoods, NoDa. “… Browse locally made goods, support some amazing causes, listen to live music, and savor some of the best food in Charlotte.”

More Information here!

Thursday, June 4th : Speed Dating Cooking Class

Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen

Just beside Dilworth, in South End’s Atherton Mill and Market, you will find Chef  Alyssa’s Kitchen. Sign up for their second Speed Dating Cooking Class and you will learn great skills in the kitchen while also meeting your future spouse.

More Information here!

Featured recurring event: The Tosco House Party One Mic Night at The Evening Muse

Last Chance to see: Cross Pollination Exhibit at Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique in South End

Beyond Uptown: The Color Run at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Upcoming: Keep your calendars open for these events. More details to come.

June: Summer Pops: Opening Night, 11th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party, NoDa 5k, Brew Stash Bash, TMP Beatles Tribute Night

July: Summer Pops: Celebrate America!, 24 Hours of Booty


These are just a few of my personal picks of things to do in Charlotte. For more information on Charlotte events I suggest you check out these great resources.

Charlotte’s Got A Lot • Blumenthal Arts • Charlotte Center City

US National Whitewater Center • Tosco Music PartyCarolina Panthers

Charlotte CheckersCharlotte HornetsCharlotte Knights

Charlotte EaglesCharlotte HoundsCharlotte Independence


David is a guest blogger for LiveUptownNow.com and will be providing content occasionally that we hope you’ll find useful and valuable. He grew up in Charlotte, so has intimate knowledge of Charlotte’s neighborhoods, restaurants, hot spots, and also hidden gems.  

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