Things To Do In Charlotte

Pro-Football Event Packages, Including Opening Day or Any Sunday or Monday Game, at StrikeCity (Up to 69% Off)

StrikeCity

Second Ward

$61.98 $25

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The pro football season kicks off with an event that features a food buffet and games on StrikeCity's HD video screens

10 or 20 Hot-Yoga and Fitness Classes at Pure Body Fitness Studio (Up to 94% Off)

Pure Body Fitness Studio

Atherton Mill

$200 $15

Hot-yoga sessions feature 26 poses in a 105-degree room; Zumba, Body Pump, Pilates, and cycling round out the lineup of fitness classes

DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist at The Fillmore Charlotte on September 11 at 9 p.m. (Up to 52% Off)

DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist

The Fillmore Charlotte

$33.58 $16

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DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist collaborate using Afrika Bambaataa’s original record collection to celebrate his & Zulu Nation's 40th anniversary

Two or Four Hours of Recording-Studio Time at Unanimous Music Group (Up to 66% Off)

Unanimous Music Group

Charlotte

$100 $39

A staff with industry experience records tracks during two- or four-hour studio sessions

$395 for a Round-Trip Charlotte-Cincinnati Charter Flight from Ultimate Air Shuttle ($595 Value)

Ultimate Air Shuttle

Wilson Air Center

$595 $395

Skip airport hassles and enjoy the VIP treatment during charter flights that offer complimentary snacks and drinks

Two-Hour Vegetarian or Vegan Cooking Class for 1 or Up to 15 at Beverly's Gourmet Foods (Up to 67% Off)

Beverly's Gourmet Foods

YWCA

$79 $39

Gourmet chef Beverly McLaughlin, whose food is sold at Whole Foods, teaches participants how to create a vegetarian or vegan meal

Two-Hour Audition-Techniques Workshop for One or Two at Talent INC (Up to 73% Off)

Talent INC

Charlotte

$150 $50

Practiced acting coaches help performers aged 4+ make a strong first impression during auditions with a range of techniques

Four Zumba Classes at Vibe With Candice (70% Off)

Vibe! With Candice

Charlotte

$20 $6

New studio! Dance and sweat to hip hop, reggae, latin, and soca!

One- or Two-Month Unlimited Membership for One or Two at CrossFit Wreckage (Up to 66% Off)

CrossFit Wreckage

Charlotte

$135 $49

CrossFit coaches lead total-body workouts that span athletic disciplines such as plyometrics, Olympic weightlifting, and kettlebell training

$25 for a One-Hour Practice Session with Bow and Arrow Rental for Two at Barefoot Archery ($50 Value)

Barefoot Archery

Charlotte

$50 $25

Archers hone their aim on multicolored targets in a clean, well-maintained indoor archery range

Beginner, Brunch, or Grilling and Entertaining Cooking Class for One or Two at Food By Francois (Up to 54% Off)

Food By Francois

Charlotte

$75 $35

Chef Francois covers such cooking topics as knife skills, seasonal meal planning, converting leftovers into brunch, and grilling desserts

Three- or Six-Lap Lamborghini or Ferrari Agility Autocross Experience from The Motorsport Lab (Up to 82% Off)

The Motorsport Lab

The Park Expo and Conference Center

$549 $99

Drivers get behind the wheel of a Lamborghini or Ferrari with an instructor for three or six laps around an autocross agility course

Entry to Miller Lite Panther's Season Opener Pep Rally and Bar Crawl for Two or Four on September 11 (50% Off)

Panther's Season Opener Pep Rally and Bar Crawl

EpiCentre Charlotte

$15 $7.50

Fans celebrate the Panther's season opener with a pep rally and bar crawl, which grants revelers drink specials a shirt and no cover charges

Two or Four Tickets to the Natural Hair Care & Health Expo from Hair TV Networks (Up to 57% Off)

Hair TV Networks

John C. Smith University

$30 $15

Hair TV Networks founder Antonio Thompson educates expo guests on how to care for healthy, natural hair

One Ticket to Fight Lab 38 MMA Event on Saturday, July 26 at Grady Cole Center (Up to 40% Off). Three Seating Options.

Fight Lab 38

Grady Cole Center

$41.25 $25

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Fight Lab is a one-night showcase of hard-hitting cage fights in a festive atmosphere with go-go dancers and option for lounge seating

One-Week Cooking Camp for Elementary Kids, Middle Schoolers, or Teens at The City Kitch (38% Off)

The City Kitch

Charlotte

$400 $249

Young kids and teens broaden their culinary horizons in week-long cooking courses

Super Hero Bar Crawl for One, Two, or Four on Saturday, June 21, from Carolina Nightlife (Up to 47% Off)

Super Hero Bar Crawl

First Ward

$15 $8

Revelers outfit themselves as their favorite superhero or villain and enjoy drink specials and costume contest

Indoor Soccer League Registration for One, Two, or a Team at Breakaway Sports (Up to 55% Off)

Breakaway Sports

Derita - Statesville

$55 $27

Sign up for a 10 games of league-play including play-offs in a recently refurbished indoor stadium

$189 for Full-Day Weekday Pontoon Rental from Lake Wylie Boat Rental ($325 Value)

Lake Wylie Boat Rental

Charlotte

$325 $189

22' Verdanda boats can hold up to 11 adults and come equipped with life jackets, bumpers, ropes, and emergency equipment

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Angie Acosta, founder of Queen City DanceOut, has a simple motto for her students: "If you're moving, you're doing it right." This encouraging, low-pressure attitude attracts people of all ages to her dance-inspired fitness classes, which meet at 18 public locations. Angie and her instructors aim to make exercise feel like a celebration and a refreshing break rather than a dreaded routine. To this end, their classes incorporate intuitive dance moves and invigorating music. DanceOut, the signature course, blends genres as diverse as swing, hip-hop, and reggae into a workout, relying on repetition and basic choreography to keep everyone grooving. Other highlights of the curriculum include the Latin rhythms of Zumba; the Dance Impact class, which fuses dance and kickboxing; and JamStrong, a mixture of core-conditioning, dance, and fun.

Community is a central aspect of every DanceOut class. As pupils practice their twirls, they can follow both the teacher and the Jam Crew—a team of regulars who help make the steps easy to follow and can assist fellow dancers. In addition to group workouts, instructors host skill workshops such as Booty Bootcamp, where attendees learn rump-shaking techniques and how to turn any chair into a rocking chair. They also put on performances and lead private classes for special events and parties.

300 Hawthorne Ln
Charlotte,
NC
US

Kelly Wood started her career with nothing but a vision. That, and a handful of boas. Toting a traveling pole, the single mother of four began to conduct private pole-dancing parties within the living rooms of local Charlotte women before opening up her own private studio, Pole Dance Charlotte. Today, Kelly's studio bustles with both aspiring students and seasoned pole-dancing instructors during classes throughout the week.

Exposed brick walls surround the forest of chrome poles that spring up from the studio's 1,500 square feet of warehouse style floors, from which instructors lead classes in both pole technique and pole fitness. They even offer onsite private or semiprivate lessons, where they set up their traveling poles in the comfort of a student's own home or spot in a particularly lengthy airport security line.

2108 South Blvd
Charlotte,
NC
US

The instructors at Paint Party Royal Oak invite guests to "uncork" their inner artist at their bright and cheerful studio. Guests are encouraged bring their own wine and refreshments to snack on during a fun three-hour BYOB adult painting class. With a local artist at the helm, students of all experience levels learn how to create the day's featured painting using artist-quality medium body acrylic paint. In addition to the paint, Paint Party Royal Oak also provides guests with their own 16"x"20" canvas, an easel, brushes, an apron, corkscrew, and ample room for socializing between brush strokes.

109 S Morehead St.
Charlotte,
North Carolina
US

Children naturally believe that life is all about having fun. This requires the instructors at My Gym Children's Fitness Center to perform two seemingly incompatible tasks: helping kids lay a strong physical, emotional, and cognitive foundation and letting them laugh and play to their hearts' content. The staff welcomes the challenge. Grouping kids by age into nearly a dozen different classes, the instructors teach students aged 6 weeks through 13 years the importance and fun of socializing, exercising, and eating broccoli without using their taste buds. More advanced courses, meanwhile, teach proto-persons more specialized skills such as basic karate.

5110 Park Rd
Charlotte,
NC
US

Raised by a mother who believed in each person's innate artistic abilities, accomplished brush master Tina Steele Penn harnesses that sentiment, a lifelong love of art, and a fascination with color to guide others toward their inner Monets. Within her two studios, she crafts a welcoming atmosphere where artists of all skill levels can tap into their imaginations and unleash creativity and imprisoned winged dragons. Her classes and workshops encourage students to delve into media such as acrylic, watercolor, and oil paints, whereas her private sessions guide pupils toward their individual goals through one-on-one guidance.

2320 North Davidson Street
Charlotte,
NC
US

Breakaway Sports is a full-service indoor athletics arena. The rink hosts recreation leagues and competitive tournaments for inline hockey, often with teams coming in from all parts of the country to compete. They also schedule public skating sessions on Friday and Saturday nights, which can be a fun activity for friends or a more aerobically effective date activity than polishing your butter-knife collection. When skaters and hockey players give up the rink, they make way for indoor sports such as soccer, lacrosse, and volleyball as well as birthday parties. Breakaway is also equipped with meeting rooms that have TVs and WiFi.

3917 Trailer Drive
Charlotte,
NC
US