There’s always something to do in The Queen City! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Charlotte this week.
1. THE TAKEOVER: FAR EAST MEETS THE SOUTH EDITION
Monday, February 12, 2018, 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
The Takeover is a restaurant pop-up which includes networking over a five-course, five star dinner. Menu items include braised pork belly, bok choy, spiced ribs, and more. See how these chefs combine Asian delights with a southern twist. Learn more HERE.
2. RESPECT DA MIC: LOVE JONES SLAM
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Do you and your other half have a love for poetry? If so, this is the perfect way to bring in Valentine’s Day, listening to some of the best local artists pour their hearts out on the stage. If you’re interested in performing, join for just $10 and the top 3 will receive a cash prize. Learn more HERE.
3. CURVY FITNESS CLASS-DANCE2FIT WITH TEE
Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Take an hour and get a sexy workout in before your date with this curvy fitness class. This is a class where everyone is welcomed and no judgment is allowed. Grab a towel and a bottle of water or two and be prepared to sweat. Learn more HERE.
4. VALENTINE’S DAY WITH SHABLEEK
Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Fellas, surprise your lady with an intimate night with sounds by saxophonist, Shableek at Secret Society Cigar Lounge. There you can also enjoy a nice stick, a full bar, and delicious food items from the menu. RSVP today because seating is limited. Learn more HERE.
5. #PRIVILEGE THE SAPIO EXPERIENCE
Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
Check out one of Charlotte’s best venues for thriving young professionals, the artsy crowd, and artists! Head to Kanvas Lounge and rock with @goodvibespromotion for live painting, hookah, food, drinks, and free admission. You can come sexy or straight off of work. Either way, you’re guaranteed a good time and good vibes! Learn more HERE.
6. FETTY WAP-THE FMF TOUR
Thursday, February 15, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
The For My Fans tour is underway and Charlotte is next up on the list. Meet Fetty Wap at the Fillmore this Thursday night. this is also a great idea for a post Valentine’s Day date. Learn more HERE.
7. HGC APPAREL: VIP BLACK PANTHER PREMIERE & AFTERPARTY
Friday, February 16, 2018, 7:00 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
Still need tickets for Black Panther? Watch it with HGC Apparel at Studio Movie Grill this Friday and you will get to enjoy free dinner plus an afterparty to celebrate one of the Blackest nights in history. These will sell out so do not procrastinate! Learn more HERE.
8. PR THE RIGHT WAY WORKSHOP
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Learn the importance of PR and why it is needed for all entrepreneurs and small business owners this Saturday morning with PR maven, Candice Nicole. As a bonus, she will be providing a free 30 minute consultation ($97 value) to the attendees. Learn more HERE.
9. AFROPOP! CHARLOTTE, VOL. 19: THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
Afropop! Nation would like for you to help them celebrate the blackest weekend ever at The Tavern on Morehead. There will be a Kizomba related dance instruction provided by the Kizomba Alegria dance company upstairs and different types of beats provided by DJ Kato and DJ Steel Wheel downstairs. Get your tickets and be prepared to move those feet all night long! Learn more HERE.
10. THE MEET MARKET: A SINGLES PARTY
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 10:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
Have you ever attended a plus one party? This is the only party to guarantee an even ratio of man to woman. Grab your tickets, invite your single friend as a plus one and just have a great time. Learn more HERE.
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