Charlotte Foodie Adventures (April 27th - May 3rd)

Free Concerts, Yoga for a Cause, Beer Releases, Tour De Blaze, Meet Charlotte Symphony Members, & Enjoy Free Cupcakes.

Charlotte Foodie Adventures: April 27th – May 3rd

EXPLORE CHARLOTTE’S FOOD & DRINK SCENE THIS WEEK.

Reminder: It’s still Charlotte Wine & Tapas Week through April 30th! Drink & Taste your way around the world right here in Charlotte for $35 or under. Find a list of participating restaurants here.  

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 27th

Yoga for Breast Cancer Awareness @ Lenny Boy Brewing Co., 6:30pm

Join Work For Your Beer & Queen City Chic for a beer yoga class benefiting Carolina Breast Friends. This 60-minute class will be donating 100% of their proceeds towards the care and support for those affected by breast cancer. The class is just $5; come out and make a difference!  

 

FREE Cupcakes Birthday Celebration @ SAS Cupcakes, 9:30 am

Locally own bakery, SAS Cupcakes, is celebrating their 8th birthday and want you to be part of the sweet affair! Stop by for a FREE CUPCAKE—no purchase necessary (one cupcake per person).  

 

Music Series Release with Junior Astronomers @ Birdsong Brewing, 5pm

This local music series is one of the most creative ways to collaborate a local band with a brew based on their music style. Charlotte’s own Junior Astronomers has created a “far out” Pale Ale using Galaxy & Comet Hops. Yum! Come out, grab a glass, and listen to some tunes.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 28th  

Rye Felisha Taproom Release & Movie Night @ Unknown Brewing Co., 4pm

Unknown Brewing is celebrating their love for the classic movie, Friday, with their brew release “Rye Felicia” IPA. Come out and enjoy a glass, watch the movie, groove along while DJ YETi spins some hip hop classics, and end the evening by enjoying a treat from the Ice Cream Truck on site. #ByeFelicia

 

Bourbon, Beer & BBQ Festival @ Conover City Park, 6pm  

This is a bit of a trek (almost to Hickory, NC) but well worth it! Featuring SeventeenTwelve Spirits from Foothills Distillery, come sample bourbon that's distilled locally. Tickets are just $25 and include bourbon & moonshine tastings as well as 2 beer tokens. Buy your tickets here.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 29th  

Sycamore SpringFest ’17 @ Sycamore Brewing, 12pm   

Live music on 2 stages, indoor & outdoor pouring stations, special beer releases, food trucks, and much more. FREE ADMISSION.

MAIN STAGE:

1:30-3:00-- Late Night Special
3:30-5:00--  Swim In the Wild
5:30-7:00--  Porch 40 
7:30-10:00-- Of Good Nature 

BEER GARDEN STAGE: 
12:00-2:00--  Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats 
2:30-4:30--  PMA Positive Mental Attitude
5:00-7:00--  Signalfire

 

Grand Opening Celebration @ GoodRoad CiderWorks, 11am

Photo via GoodRoad Ciderworks Facebook Event Page

Photo via GoodRoad Ciderworks Facebook Event Page

Join GoodRoad CiderWorks for their grand opening and taste four of their core ciders while noshing on food provided by Almost Homecooking, Vic the Chili Man, and D&D Donuts. All drinks will be poured into a souvenir glass that you get to keep for just $5.  Tickets available at the door or can be bought in advance here.

 

Pulses & Pints @ NoDa Brewing Company, 11am

Have you always wanted to try a FlyBarre class? Well here’s your chance! This 45-minute high-energy class is the perfect way to start your weekend endeavors. After class, enjoy a pint of beer from Noda’s special beer release and a taco from Tin Kitchen. Tickets are just $25 and includes the class, mentioned beer + taco. Make sure to bring your own mat, water bottle, and towel.

 

Tour De Blaze - Plaza + NoDa @ Blue Blaze Brewing, 1:30pm

This bike ride combines two of our favorite things, beer and biking! On this bike ride, you will make multiple stops at Charlotte’s favorite Plaza Midwood and NoDa bars, pubs, restaurants, and bottle shops! Each stop will feature a unique blaze for your tasting pleasure.

Ride Map:  http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/1539262405

Confirmed stops: NoDa Company StoreDavidson Street Public HouseHattie's Tap & TavernTip Top Daily MarketPint Central, & The Hop Shop! More to come soon! 

*The rain date for this event will be Sunday, April 30th.

 

MONDAY, MAY 1st  

Cherishing the Craft @ Sugar Creek Brewing, 6:30pm

Join Joe Vogelbacher (Sugar Creek Brewing Company Co-founder) for this interactive beer tasting & class that will adventure your senses. You’ll learn best practices for tasting beer, tips on how to identify common beer flavors, and an insight on exactly how your senses work so you can better enjoy every craft brew from here going forward.

Tickets are just $20 which includes entry to the private class & all tastings. Buy them here. Seats in this class are limited due to space restrictions and to help increase the quality of the experience.

 

TUESDAY, MAY 2nd  

Charlotte Symphony On Tap @ NoDa Brewing, 6:30pm

Grab your friends and join NoDa Brewing for their 2rd installment of the Charlotte Symphony on Tap! Assistant Conductor, Christopher James Lees, will lead the ensemble through a variety of selections with strings AND horns. Musicians will mingle with the audience during the break between sets.

General admission tickets are $10, available here (beer & koozie included.)

 

WRITTEN BY JESSICA BENTLEY | @SLICEOFJESS

RECIPE INVENTOR, SPIRALIZER ADDICT, & LOCAL PRODUCE LOVE