This weekend is going to be incredible! There will be tons of live music, plays, festivals, and even a haunted food truck event!
Here are the top 10 things happening around the Charlotte region this weekend:
On Thursday night, two of the most legendary basketball teams of all time (we may be biased) will be facing off in the Queen City.
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Featuring a set hand-crafted and designed exclusively for the Charlotte production, FIRST DATE tells the story of when Aaron meets Casey and a casual drink turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. Can this couple turn a dating disaster into something special before the check arrives? There will be several show times throughout this weekend at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center.
The inaugural Matthews Chamber FallFest will include a craft beer festival, a cornhole tournament, food, live music, arts & crafts vendors and more – all proceeds will benefit the Matthews Free Medical Clinic!
Marshmello will be performing live this coming Friday night at the Fillmore. His identity remains unknown, and his helmet seems to have been inspired by other masked DJs like Deadmau5 and Daft Punk. Despite the anonymity, his career received international recognition in 2015 when he began releasing tracks online, including remixes of Zedd’s “Beautiful Now”, Jack Ü’s “Where Are Ü Now” and others, as well as his own single “Alone”.
2 stages, live music all day, 5 food trucks, indoor and outdoor pouring stations, craft beer, cider, wine, champagne.
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The annual Carolina Renaissance Festival continues this weekend. There will be tons of shows, arts and crafts, games and rides, jousting knights on horseback, feasting and so much more! Time travel to the greatest party since Camelot!
Carrie Underwood’s “Storyteller Tour” has already performed for over 800,000 fans since launching in Philadelphia, Boston, Washington DC, Houston, and Chicago, and now she’s coming to Charlotte. This coming Sunday night at the Spectrum Center (formerly Time Warner Cable Arena).
#8 Gh’uol Times – Haunted Food Truck Festival
This is the first food truck festival to offer movies, talent, music, beer, food of course and some haunted fun all in one place – This will be Charlotte’s first ever haunted food truck festival.
The most beautiful colors are now on display in most parts of our state. The blue ridge parkways is at peak stage at medium elevations, and the lower elevations around North Carolina are just now starting to show color.
#10 The Illusionists
Showcasing the origins of some of the greatest and most dangerous illusions ever built, the show also unveils never-before-seen experiments drawn from a treasure trove of long-forgotten mysteries.
If you think other events should be on this list or future lists, let us know – Scott@CharlotteStories.com