Top 10 Things To Do in Charlotte This Weekend

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Father’s Day weekend is finally here!

There will be tons of concerts, food trucks, markets, baseball – and even a comicon!

Here are the top 10 things happening around the Charlotte region this weekend:

#1 HeroesCon 2017

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HEROES CONVENTION was founded in 1982 by Shelton Drum, owner of Charlotte’s Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find comics shop. Since then the convention has become famous for its comics-first and family-friendly atmosphere, where fans can mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors.

For tickets or more info click here.

#2 Rockin’ the Burg Summer Concert

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The Summer Rockin’ the Burg is scheduled for Saturday, June 17, 2017. Food trucks on site from 5pm to 9pm. At 7:15pm, Rusty Knox will take the stage. Around 8:15pm, the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra will perform. Their performance will end at approximately 9pm. Beer on sale from Cabarrus Brewing and wine from Dover Vineyards will be served from 6:30pm to 9pm , plus interactive community art and an inflatable for the kid’s will make this a fun night in Harrisburg Town Center you don’t want to miss!

For more information click here.

#3 Third Eye Blind & Silversun Pickup

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This coming Friday, Third Eye Blind will be rocking Charlotte at the Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre at the AvidXchange Music Factory with special guests Silversun Pickups.

For tickets or more information click here.

#4 Lady Antebellum, Kelsea Ballerini & Brett Young

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On Friday night (if you don’t like Third Eye Blind) be sure to check out Lady Antebellum, Kelsea Ballerini & Brett Young at the PNC Music Pavilion starting at 7:30pm

For tickets or more info click here.

#5 Brew Stash Bash

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The Brew Stash Bash is back, bringing with it the Brew Dash 6K Trail Race, live music, and great beer from all over. A wide selection of regional and national craft breweries will be featured from 1:00pm to 6:00pm, providing tastes of their signature brews. The festival will use a ticket format where guests will be ID-checked and given the opportunity to purchase a sample card, redeemable for samples of beer from the various breweries in attendance. Enjoy yoga in the morning as well live music on Belmont Abbey Island throughout the afternoon and into the evening.

For more info click here.

#6 Queen City Jazz Fest

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If you appreciate long guitar, sax, and piano solos for hours on end, you won’t want to miss this weekend’s Queen City Jazz Fest. It’ll be taking place this coming Saturday at the Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheater at the Music Factory.

For more information or tickets click here.

#7 Charlotte Knights vs. Indianapolis Indians

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BB&T Ballpark has been ranked as one of the best in the nation – mostly due to it’s unforgettable view. On Father’s Day Weekend the Knights will be taking on the Indianapolis Indians on Friday night, Saturday night, and Sunday afternoon (June 16th-18th)

Tickets are now available on TicketNetwork.com

#8 Donuts With Dad

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Let’s thank our dads for all they are and all they do. From teaching their kids to protecting their families, dads carry so much responsibility. They deserve a special day of appreciation, and that’s why we’ve invited dads of all ages and their families to our annual Doughnuts with Dads. Spend a special morning with your father or grandfather—or your kids. While you’re here, take the Journey of Faith tour. Enjoy complimentary doughnuts and beverages* beginning at 9:30 a.m. All fathers will also receive a special gift.

For more info click here.

#9 Free Family Movie Night

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Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism is offering a Free Family Movie Night featuring Star Wars: The Force Awakens (rated PG13) shown on a large screen outdoors at Cherry Park on soccer field #5. The movie begins at 9PM, but before the movie, games and races for the family will be offered from 7:30 PM – 9 PM. Bring a blanket or chair to this free event.

For more info click here.

#10 Starving Artist Market

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This coming Saturday from 2pm-8pm, the Starving Artist Market will be taking place at Lenny Boy Brewing with food trucks and tons of arts and crafts for sale, including; bath products, jewelry, candles, accessories, beadwork, silk screening, wood work, prints, paintings, carvings, gift sets, bakeries, chocolate, pottery, and more.

For more info click here.

If you think other events should be on this list or future lists, let us know – [email protected]

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