EWP’s 4th CLT MIXER, Bacon Bash, Opening Night for Baseball, and Craft Beer Week.
Charlotte Foodie Adventures: April 6th – April 12th
EXPLORE CHARLOTTE’S FOOD & DRINK SCENE THIS WEEK.
THURSDAY, APRIL 6th
Bacon Bash @ The Unknown Brewing Company, 4pm
Bacon is back! Enjoy 10—that’s right—10 different beers infused with BACON.
O-Ku’s Sakura Celebration @ O-Ku Charlotte, 9pm
In Japanese, Sakura means “cherry blossom.” Each year, cherry blossoms bloom in March, signaling the arrival of spring. (Yay for glorious weather!) O-Ku is celebrating with complimentary samples of their spring menu, live entertainment, and a specialty cocktail. Make your reservations via Open Table so they know you’re joining them.
Opening Night @ Charlotte Knights, 7pm
It’s officially baseball season, hooray! The first 7,500 attendees to the game will receive a 2017 Knights Magnet schedule and there will be food and drink specials all night long. Buy your tickets here. Make sure to get some loaded nachos from @salsaritas while watching the game! Photo credit: @eatlifetothefullest
FRIDAY, APRIL 7th
Chocolate & Cheese with Potts Chocolate @ Orrman’s Cheese Shop, 6pm
Indulge in two of your greatest food obsessions while enjoying a glass of wine and mingling with your friends. Tickets are just $25, available here.
Craft Freedom Festival @ Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, 6pm
This craft beer tasting is going to be AWESOME. Tickets are just $30 and include admission, a celebratory glass, and samples from 11 breweries! There will be live music and unlimited tastings. Cheers!
National Beer Day @ Moo & Brew, 5pm
Celebrate #GoodTimes with a mouth-watering burger and brew. There will be live music from 8pm - 11pm and 704 Shop will be popping up. Enter to win prizes such as gift cards, 2 VIP Moo and Brew Fest tickets, a CLT photograph, City Barbeque BBQ basket, 2ULaundry service, and more! Hosted by @QueenCityChic.
SATURDAY, APRIL 8th
Mixology with Bob Peters @ Earls Grocery, 2:30pm
Join Charlotte’s own @BobPeters for a spring mixing class featuring North Carolina Gins. Free to the public.
Collab Release: Rice Rice Baby “Milk Stout” @ Birdsong Brewing, 12pm
Join Birdsong Brewing for the release of Rice Rice Baby (Lactose Free) Milk Stout! This year, for the first time ever, this special limited-release brew will be available in cans.
SUNDAY, APRIL 9th
Pig Picking @ Free Range Brewing featuring Sam Jones BBQ, 12pm
Join Free Range Brewing for the 2nd Annual Pig Picking with Order/Fire and Sam Jones of Sam Jones BBQ!
12pm - Doors open. Social hour begins. Catch the end of the pig cooking
1pm - @orderfireclt S2E7 featuring Sam Jones
2pm - 7pm - (or until supplies last) BBQ and sides will be served!
A suggested $10 donation gets you a plate of BBQ and sides. All proceeds will go to the Community Culinary School of Charlotte.
Pop-Up Market @ Birdsong Brewing, 1pm
The Bulb is fighting to end food deserts by creating pop-up markets that provide access to local nutrition and education on health and wellness. Enjoy local food vendors, art, animal health and welfare stations, brews, live music, and a community coming together as one. See a full list of vendors here.
TUESDAY, APRIL 11th
CLTMixer April hosted by EWP @ Moo & Brew, 6pm
Come hang out with EatWorkPlay CLT at our FOURTH monthly Young Professionals Mixer, on April 11th from 6pm-8:30pm. Tickets available here.
The Quick Rundown:
Dress Code: Business Casual
Free RSVP: FIRST 5 TICKETS ARE FREE
Admission Fee: Early Bird $10, Regular $12, Day of $15
Includes: Appetizers provided by Moo & Brew
Who: EWPers & the RAIN organization
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12th
Craft Cocktail Class @ Cowbell Burger & Whiskey Bar, 6:30pm
Enjoy three craft cocktails paired with some of your favorite appetizers for just $20! Grab your tickets here.