There’s always something to do in The Queen City! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Charlotte this week.
1. “KEEP THE GLASS” NIGHT & BOURBON TASTING
Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Make your way to Secret Society Cigar Bar & Lounge to taste the Elijah Craig and Larceny bourbons. Also, enjoy a nice stick and the lovely food menu while meeting some of Charlotte’s progressive professionals. Learn more HERE.
2. SPRING INTO THE VUE
Friday, March 30, 2018, 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Hey singles and the lovebirds! Get ready for this interactive cooking demo and class with complimentary cocktails, champagne, and the most lovely view of uptown Charlotte from the Sky Lounge on the 50th floor. For the ones who are looking to mingle at this event, don’t miss the special Singles Trying To Mingle Hour. Learn more HERE.
3. BIG KRIT: HEAVY IS THE CROWN TOUR
Friday, March 30, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
One of today’s lyrical geniuses, Big K.R.I.T. will be performing this Friday night at the Fillmore. He is also bringing Cyhi The Prince to bless the stage as well. If you are a fan, grab your tickets and if not, become a fan and get those tickets. Learn more HERE.
4. DJ SKILLZ & BIG PAT’S ARIES BIRTHDAY PARTY
Friday, March 30, 2018, 9:30 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
Help “The Mashout King”, DJ Skillz and The Voice of The Hornets, Big Pat celebrate with the rest of the Aries this Friday night at Suite. Music provided by 100.1 The Beat Columbia’s DJ Loui Vee. Everyone gets in free before 11. Learn more HERE.
5. HENNY & HOOKAH DAY PARTY
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Just like the title says, enjoy lots of Hennessy and hookah at Fire House this Saturday. Ladies who RSVP will be provided free entry until 6 PM. Learn more HERE.
6. KEVIN HART: THE IRRESPONSIBLE TOUR
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Calling all Kevin Hart fans! Next stop on the Irresponsible Tour is the Spectrum Center here in the Queen City. Grab your tickets and prepare to laugh until you feel the need for stitches. Learn more HERE.
7. BLACK EXCELLENCE BALL
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
It is time to celebrate the magic that is Black culture through a night of elegance, networking, and fun! The purpose of this black-tie event is to recognize the legacy and future greatness that lives within today’s minority communities. Belles grab a gown, beauxs grab a tux and let’s honor Black excellence. Learn more HERE.
8. SIGNATURE SATURDAYS WITH DJ DERON JUAN
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
Each and every month, Eddietainment provides a night of sophistication for Charlotte’s elite to party. After the comedy show, meet him at Vapiano and dance the rest of the night away. If you aren’t going to the show, arrive early to enjoy the delicious food and have a few drinks. Learn more HERE.
9. O.U.R. FESTIVAL: FOR THE CULTURE
Sunday, April 1, 2018, 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Let’s keep the celebration going with a day of fun at the O.U.R. Festival: For The Culture. Hosted by MTV’s Wild N’ Out Chico Bean with musical performances by Harvey Cummings, a producer beat battle competition, a grooming lounge for OUR hair and so much more. The perfect way for music lovers, artists, black-owned businesses, and the city’s go-getters to unite. Learn more HERE.
10. PAINT + SIP
Sunday, April 1, 2018, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Meet the S&L Lounge at Apostrophe for a jewelry paint party! Outside of painting, expect to enjoy drink specials, food, and spoken word performances. Grab your tickets fast because sales end 3/28. Learn more HERE.
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