10 Charlotte Events For Black Professionals This Week

There’s always something to do in The Queen City! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Charlotte this week.

1. THIRSTY THURSDAY BREWERY TOUR
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Learn about how the “comfort beer” is made at Three Spirits Brewery, the only Black-owned brewery in the city. Every month, the BriGGsing crew selects a brewery to explore and invites everyone along to learn as well. Do not miss the chance to see what this place is about and taste their locally crafted beer. Learn more HERE.

2. THE ‘HONESTLY’ TOUR W/ LALAH HATHAWAY
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Grammy award-winning artist, producer, songwriter, and DJ, Lalah Hathaway, will make her next stop here in the Queen City on the ‘Honestly’ tour. A voice like hers is sure to send chills down your spine and her talent is unmatched. If you enjoy her music or if you are just interested in getting to know who she is, purchase your tickets ASAP because this event is almost sold out. Learn more HERE.

3. FESTIVAL OF LAUGHS
Friday, February 9, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
Some of the greatest comedians from the 90s will be performing stand-up at the Ovens Auditorium this Friday night. The lineup includes Sommore, Tony Rock, George Wallace, and Earthquake. Get your tickets, grab your crew, and be prepared to laugh all night. Learn more HERE.

4. “LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL” SEAFOOD BASH – MARDI GRAS
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 12:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m.
Prepare your belly for a night of shrimp and grits, crawfish, gumbo, crab legs and more at Three Spirit’s Mardi Gras themed seafood bash. RSVP prior to arrival with an admission of $5 which includes a glass of beer or cider (small upcharge). Learn more HERE.

5. FOODIES & FELLOWSHIP: 3 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Help the Intense Diva celebrate 3 years of her monthly dinner meetup at her favorite brunch spot, Napa on Providence. Enjoy fresh foods prepared with local ingredients to make you feel as if you are visiting a restaurant in Napa Valley, California. As an added bonus, you can also expect to indulge in everyone’s favorite brunch feature, unlimited mimosas. Learn more HERE.

6. A 90’s KIND OF LOVE DAY PARTY
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
After the I Love The 90’s Brunch is over, stick around for the day party with Moxie Society along with matchmaker and personal coach, Eli Simone. The 90’s records will continue to spin so grab your single friends, reserve a table, and enjoy $20 bottles of Rose’. Who knows, you may meet your date for the upcoming Valentine’s Day. Learn more HERE.

7. THE ART OF LOVE
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
For the second year in a row, OutenLove Events is inviting you to The Art of Love. Make it a date night with your boo or a Galentine’s celebration with your besties. This event will take place at the Whitney Austin Gallery of Art where you get to experience a live performance, food, wine, poetry and more. Learn more HERE.

8. THE NEW GULLAH SUPPER CLUB CHARLOTTE
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Chef Kardea Brown will be bringing Charleston to Charlotte with her supper club this upcoming weekend. This meal includes 4 courses of delectable Gullah cuisine and you are welcome to bring your alcoholic beverage of choice. Learn more HERE.

9. ADULT GAME NIGHT! (SCHOOL DAZE)
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Calling all HBCU and PWI alum as well as members of the Divine 9! Pull out your ‘nalia and dust it off for this School Daze themed game night. This event is always fun and sure to be packed with over 400 professionals from the city so get your tickets now. Learn more HERE.

10. COUPLES & CANVAS – THE ULTIMATE VALENTINE’S SOIREE
Sunday, February 11, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Treat the love of your life with dinner plus painting for this year’s Valentine’s celebration. There will be a 3-course meal provided or you are given the option to paint only. You will not find another event like this in the city so don’t miss out. Learn more HERE.

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