Events & Activities in Albemarle

Half Off at Stony Mountain Vineyards

East Albemarle

$32 $16

Follow one of the vineyard’s owners around the winery and sample wines

25% Off Package for Race

Charlotte Motor Speedway

$2,000 $1,499

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Have your name plastered to a race car with sponsorship packages that include complimentary pit and garage passes

Up to 60% Off Exotic-Car Experience

Lowes Motor Speedway

$249.99 $99

Motorists take three laps around autocross course in a high-performance automobile after receiving instruction

76% Off One-Month Full-Access Gym Membership

Multiple Locations

$99 $29

Well-stocked gym with name-brand gear, childcare house, personal-training sessions, and group classes such as BodyPump, Zumba, and spin

37% Off Volleyball or Basketball Camp

Carolina Courts Concord

$197.50 $125

Children and teens participate in three-day camps, which include numerous volleyball or basketball drills, to improve their sports skills

Up to 53% Off InkFest Live Tattoo Fest

Concord

$20 $10

Fest-goers get tattooed amid graffiti demonstrations, live music and DJ battles, a custom car and bike show, and tattoo-industry vendors

Half Off Racing Experiences

Charlotte Motor Speedway

$129 $64

Professional drivers sate passengers' need for speed in stock cars during exciting ride-alongs and racing experiences

Up to 50% Off Video-Game Passes or Party

Concord

$20 $10

Partying gamers lounge in plush leather recliners as they play such favorite games as Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and Madden

Up to 61% Off Music Lessons or Camp

Concord

$100 $39

Private lessons teach students the instrument of their choice; band=performance and rock-star programs teach kids how to perform as a group

Up to 40% Off Dragster Experience

Multiple Locations

$199 $119

Dragster creates g-force as drivers accelerate to speeds of 100+ mph during ride-alongs or self-piloted adventures

Up to 76% Off Shooting-Range Package

Concord

$117 $27.50

A one-day pass to an 18-lane range comes with the rental of a gun and safety gear, two targets, and a 20% discount on ammunition

55% Off

Old Earnhardt

$225 $101

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Half Off Open Play and Drop-Offs at Kidz Play Here

Concord Mills

$90 $45

Children's activity center hosts parent-supervised open-play sessions and Friday-night drop-offs

Up to 76% Off Martial-Arts Classes or Karate Party

Multiple Locations

$49 $24

Classes teach self-confidence and self-defense to toddlers through adults in karate, tae kwon do, and Krav Maga styles

Up to 72% Off Martial-Arts and Boxing Classes

Concord

$125 $39.99

Boxing lessons, brazilian jujitsu, and a martial-arts course that incorporates CrossFit exercises with self-defense techniques

Up to 54% Off Lessons at AMP Tennis

Concord

$150 $69

Tennis instructors help clients improve in lessons conducted at facility with eight hard courts run by former collegiate standout

94% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$324 $20

Students don uniforms for karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

Repticon – 50% Off

Cabarrus Arena & Events Center

$30 $15

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Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures' behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

Half Off High-Speed Ferrari or Lamborghini Drive

CMC Northeast Stadium

$249 $125

A closed-course drive in an exotic car with a 500 hp. engine is captured on film

Up to 51% Off Classic Muscle Car Driving Experiences

CMC-NorthEast Stadium

$199 $99

Driver & friend cruise in a classic muscle car, such as '69 Chevy Camaro or a '66 Mustang Fastback, without the cost & hassle of owning one

Up to missing id b007f64e-6c9e-11e2-9cec-00259060b644 Off Zumba Fitness Classes

Multiple Locations

$35 $18.75

Instructors demonstrate easy-to-follow dance steps during 60-minute dance-fitness classes, which sync cardio moves with catchy music

Up to 73% Off Fitness and Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$100 $30

Adults’ and kids’ classes teach subjects such as MMA, ground grappling, kick boxing and strength and conditioning

Up to 53% Off Wine Tasting at Cauble Creek Vineyard

Locke

$36 $18

Guests explore the grounds of a 36-acre vineyard after sampling eight wines

50% Off Wine Tasting at Old Stone Winery

Salisbury

$32 $16

Each session includes one glass of wine per person, one take-home wine glass per person, and a sampling of handcrafted local cheese

Off Golf Package

Red Bridge Golf Club

$1,435 $189

VIP members enjoy ten group golf lessons that help improve their game, as well as ten 18-hole rounds of golf at a challenging course

55% Off Horseback Riding

Stanfield

$65 $29

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Up to 60% Off Private Music Lessons for the Piano, Guitar, or Bass

Mint Hill

$50 $20

Seasoned musician with 13+ years of music teaching experience helps students learn or further master the piano, guitar, or bass

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Cold Blooded Encounters Science Center – Up to 71% Off

Monroe

$100 $29

Science center features interactive science exhibits and fossil displays alongside 150+ species of reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates

55% Off Dance Lessons

Monroe

$40 $18

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Up to 60% Off at CrossFit MNC

Monroe

$99 $45

Athletes of all levels push themselves to the limit with routines of weightlifting, gymnastics, and cardio exercises that change constantly

Up to 52% Off Tour Package at Treehouse Vineyards

Monroe

$24 $12

Guides lead tour of winery’s inner workings and ply guests with two glasses of wine made from local grapes; souvenir glasses to take home

Up to 55% Off Wine Tasting and Cheese Plate

Monroe

$32 $15

Guests can choose 8 wines to sample from a selection of 24 wines

54% Off Two Horseback-Riding Lessons or Trail Rides

Monroe

$130 $60

Horseback-riding under the tutelage of lifelong equestrian on farm with 20 acres of turnout, a large arena, and plenty of trails

Up to 59% Off a Supercar Driving or Ride-Along Experience

Carolina Motorsports Park

$239 $99

Test drive exotic cars like a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Nissan, Audi, and more at high speeds on a professional racetrack

Up to 49% Off at Southern Medley Wine Cellar

Uptown Wadesboro

$27.50 $14

Choose from seven wines produced and bottled onsite; packages include tastings, bottle of wine, and appetizers or desserts

Up to 91% Off Gym Membership

Indian Trail

$316 $29

24/7 access to free weights, fitness machines, and cardio equipment; membership package kicks off with fitness assessment

Up to 62% Off at CrossFit Indian Trail

Indian Trail

$130 $49

Instructors help exercisers of all ability levels build functional strength at an inclusive, community-oriented gym

Up to 52% Off Fitness-Center Memberships

Indian Trail

$105 $50

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Work out in a facility with Cybex and Power Lift cardio and strength-training equipment; personal training and group classes are available

Up to 42% Off Kids' Basketball Camp

Carolina Courts

$300 $175

Kids learn the basics of the sport, take them to the next level, and apply newly gleaned skills during competitions; lunch is provided daily

Up to 77% Off Month of Boot Camp at Body by Buck

Stallings

$150 $39

Indoor boot-camp classes blend interval and CrossFit-style training, including exercises with kettlebells, dumbbells, and jump ropes

Up to 62% Off Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes

Lexington

$150 $59

Highly-trained and experienced coaches help clients learn self-defense and improve their physical fitness

Up to 51% Off from Colin Hocking Photography

Multiple Locations

$195 $95

Colin Hocking - LRPS leads shutterbugs on seven-hour exploration of parks with Joy Shuck NC–certified environmental educator

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$40 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Up to 59% Off Kickboxing Classes

Matthews

$69 $29

Clients burn up to 500 calories during 30-minute kickboxing workouts divided into 3-minute intervals

89% Off Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

Up to 53% Off Lessons at Scott Fossum Golf Schools

Emerald Lake Golf Club

$100 $49

PGA Master Professional in Instruction Scott Fossum helps clients learn fundamental golf skills during 60-minute or 9-hole golf lessons

Up to 56% Off Private Soccer Training

Multiple Locations

$75 $35

Coaches who are longtime soccer players focus on four aspects of athleticism to boost pupils' success on the pitch

Up to 78% Off Dance Classes

Matthews

$91.25 $25

Instructors teach students to master styles including the waltz, fox trot, and mambo in private and group lessons

Up to 60% Off Private and Group Dance Lessons

Multiple Locations

$249 $99

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Experienced dance instructors lead private ballroom-, Latin-, and swing-dance classes as well as social group lessons

Up to 88% Off a Private Lesson and Group Martial Arts Classes

Matthews

$290 $50

In private and group settings, instructors teach physical conditioning, strength, and flexibility, and Krav Maga or other defense techniques

Up to 59%% Off Paintball at Mighty Sports Center

Stallings

$85 $41

All-day paintball on outdoor fields includes paintballs to share and rental of markers, masks, and air tanks

Up to 76% Off Women's Fitness Classes

Matthews

$100 $29

Circuit-training style classes isolate every major muscle group, including the core, and include Tabata, strength training, and cardio

44% Off

Matthews

$50 $28

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Up to 82% Off Boot Camp and Yoga in Matthews

Matthews

$125 $25

Shape magazine–lauded personal trainer and Air Force staff sergeant whip bodies into shape using athletic and military training

61% Off Unlimited Training at CrossFit Strength

Matthews

$125 $49

Award-winning CrossFit coaches guide students through intense 60-minute sessions of dead lifting, squats, pull-ups, and shoulder presses

64% Off at Scott Shields Martial Arts Academy

Matthews

$80 $29

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Punch, kick, and jab your way through 45-minute kickboxing classes

Up to 62% Off a Standup-Paddleboarding Adventure

Multiple Locations

$99 $45

Guides impart paddling and water-safety tips before students glide solo along North Carolina's scenic shorelines

50% Off North Carolina Brewers & Music Festival Ticket

Huntersville

$44 $22

Music by Greensky Bluegrass, Sol Driven Train, and Big Daddy Love fills the night as guests scoop up tasty eats and drink craft beers

Up to 50% Off Painting Class

Multiple Locations

$35 $19

Classes open to all levels feature painting accompanied by instruction and drink specials at one of eight locations

55% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Huntersville

$139 $63

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Up to 51% Off Paddleboarding Lesson and Tour

Huntersville

$70 $35

Instructors teach basic standing and paddling techniques and introduce ecosystem and wildlife of Mountain Island Lake during 90-minute tours

Half Off Children's Music Lessons

Thomasville

$52 $26

An expert instructor leads babies and toddlers through brain-developing music lessons that take place once a week

57% Off Outdoor Photo Shoot

Thomasville

$150 $65

Experienced photographer captures dreamlike pictures for groups up to six and includes up to 25 digital images

Up to 57% Off at Winding Creek Golf Course

Thomasville

$90 $39

Veteran instructors help golfers groom their swings at driving range with 9,000 square feet of Bermuda grass hitting bays

Joffrey Concert Group – Up to 50% Off Ballet Performance

Elevation Blakeney

$30 $18

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The touring company of the Joffrey Ballet School presents brand-new pieces and classic works

Dierks Bentley Riser Tour 2014 — Up to 56% Off

PNC Music Pavilion

$68 $30

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Dierks Bentley, Chris Young, and Chase Rice sing from the heart and get crowds dancing with pop-tinged country

Circus Blast – Up to 61% Off

THE PARK EXPO

$99.95 $39

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Animal acts, thrilling stunts, and clowns roll into town for a 90-minute family-friendly spectacle

Up to 52% Off Kids' Classes at Noah's Art of South Park

South Park

$70 $35

Classes foster kids’ creative side in weekly sessions

Up to 50% Off Improv at Charlotte Comedy Theater

Wet Willie's

$20 $10

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Interactive, R-rated performances featuring both long- and short-form improv

Up to 44% Off Girls' Soccer Summer Camp

Charlotte

$110 $69

First-time or developing players aged 4–12 refine technique during girls-only summer camps led by enthusiastic staff

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art – 50% Off

Charlotte

$16 $8

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Swiss architect Mario Botta designed the museum to showcase art in every space, including works by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and Max Ernst

Up to 65% Off a Cultural Kids' Summer Camp

Multiple Locations

$458 $159

Weeklong and three-day summer camps explore a different region every session, including Japan, China, Costa Rica and South Africa

Up to 51% Off Junior Tennis Camp

Multiple Locations

$175 $85

Kids spend their summer mornings learning the ins and outs of tennis during weekday camps

Up to 77% Off Capoeira or Brazilian-Dance Classes

Plaza Midwood

$150 $35

The Afro-Brazilian martial art capoeira combines acrobatics, music, and dance; Brazilian Rhythms teaches traditional dancing

Up to 66% Off at CORE Wrestling

Charlotte

$100 $39

Wrestling memberships and camps help train wrestlers in the core values of respect and integrity and skills like positioning

Up to 61% Off at Carolina Adventure Guides

Charlotte,NC

$45 $19

Instructors guide participants of all levels in outdoor climbing or rappelling sessions; all equipment provided; bring snacks and water

47% Off BYOB Painting Class at Cajun Canvas

Charlotte

$70 $38

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Students bring their favorite wine to enjoy as they paint along with step-by-step instruction provided by a professional artist

57% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Charlotte

$30 $13

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Jazzercise is 60 minutes of cardio, strength training, and stretching that incorporates moves from hip-hop, yoga, Pilates, jazz dance, kickboxing, and resistance training with handheld weights. Dancing With the Stars multiple-champion Cheryl Burke is a big fan of Jazzercise's improvisational workouts, though luckily you won't need her dance moves to get the most out of your class. If you're prone to first-class jitters, though, you can review the basic moves online before you go. Expect to burn off up to 500 calories with each go-round.

129 N 1st St
Albemarle,
NC
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Students at Fast Track High Performance Driving School don't need to prove that they can parallel park—they're more concerned about taking a turn at more than 100 miles per hour. Most of them have never even felt the rumble of a 600-horsepower engine before. After plenty of safety debriefing from expert instructors, however, they usually are no longer intimidated by its purr. They'll then hop into the vibrant shell of an ARCA-style stock car, a former racing vehicle that's still capable of rocketing down the track at a blur-inducing speed of 165 miles per hour.

Since 1989, the school has been fulfilling speed-demon fantasies with its courses and ride alongs at racetracks throughout the country. The staff meets with everyday fans and aspiring competitors alike to cover racing protocol, safety, and appropriate postrace dance moves. Depending on the depth of their lesson, pupils might take the wheel during a four-car passing exercise or simply sit back in the passenger seat as a professional flies through three–five laps.

5555 Concord Pkwy. S
Concord,
NC
US

Former professional driver and expert instructor Randy Baker and his team have been guiding drivers toward greatness for more than 20 years; past pupils include Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Jeff and Ward Burton, and the shadowy pit mechanic known only as Racer X. At SpeedTech Auto Racing School, Randy combines a fleet of super-speedy rides—authentic, metal-bodied vehicles boasting 650-horsepower V-8 engines—with a serious emphasis on safety to prepare drivers for any mishap on the track. Gearheads, speed junkies, and people who still sleep in a racecar bed despite their adult children's protestations soak up Randy's knowledge during one of SpeedTech's many race programs, varying in length from 3 laps to more than 100. With the school's built-in HD video feeds, drivers can commemorate their laps or prove to the family car it's been cheating on them with the hotel's valet.

5555 Concord Pkwy. S
Concord,
NC
US

The themes of the seven fields sprawled across Boss Paintball’s 35 acres of woods are nothing if not eclectic. Teams may imagine that they are a posse of sheriff’s deputies fighting bandits in the saloon and bank of Dodge City, or a group of unfortunate soldiers caught in a battle in a spooky haunted house. They may even find themselves set head-to-head inside the Ark, a 40-foot boat that holds a maze, a flagpole mast, and two of every action hero. An astroturfed speedball field caters to fast-paced matches and forces players to duck behind inflatable cover on an open course.

7498 Reed Mine Trail
Locust,
NC
US

Available dates vary, so check the schedule to see when the putt-putt parade is in the area.

6025 Victory Lane Southwest
Concord,
NC
US

Driver participants may opt to add insurance for an extra fee ($60 in advance, $70 within a week prior to the experience).

5555 Concord Pkwy. South
Concord,
North Carolina
US