There’s always something to do in The Queen City! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Charlotte this week.
1. STOP LIGHT PARTY
Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
Warm weather has finally arrived and the people are starting to get out of the house more. Black Singles In CLT are inviting you to come and wear green if you’re looking for a boo, yellow if you aren’t sure if you have a boo, and red if you’re cuffed and just want to have a good time. Specials for the night include $2 wells, $5 crown, $2 basket of fries plus more. Learn more HERE.
2. WOMEN CRUSH WEDNESDAY
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
The time has come for the monthly mixer highlighting prominent women in Charlotte who are doing great things for the community. This month’s crush is me! Make plans to come to Nest Restaurant & Lounge to learn a little more about me and try their new international menu. Learn more HERE.
3. SPRING KOLORS 2018
Thursday, April 19, 2018, 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Once again, your favorite after work mixer has returned to the Harvey B. Gantt Center. Join Charlotte’s hardest working professionals on the rooftop and party with the DJ or enjoy the live band in the grand lobby. If you are feeling artistic, there will be a paint and sip class starting at 7 pm. Learn more HERE.
4. ERIC B & RAKIM: THE TECHNIQUE TOUR
Friday, April 20, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
Old school hip-hop heads! Eric B and Rakim will be performing at The Fillmore this Friday night. Joining them to bless the stage will be the infamous Yo-Yo. Learn more HERE.
5. CHAMPAGNE LIFE: THE OFFICIAL ARIES & TAURUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Friday, April 20, 2018, 10:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
To all of the cusp babies, celebrate together this Friday night at Suite with Nxlevel QC and Eddietainment. Also, word is, the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha traveling to the city for their regional conference will be in this party as well. RSVP to secure free entry before 11 pm. Learn more HERE.
6. JAMAICAN ME HOPPY CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL
Saturday, April 21, 2018, 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Are you a craft beer lover? Check out this festival hosted by Charlotte Brewery Tours with over 150 options for beer, wine, and cider samples. There will also be Jamaican food available, live music, fire jugglers and so much more. Learn more HERE.
7. TASTE OF AYRSLEY FESTIVAL
Saturday, April 21, 2018, 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Get to know what the top restaurants in the Steele Creek area are by tasting samples and enjoying live music at the same time. There will also be pop-up vendors for you and your family to enjoy. Learn more HERE.
8. 2ND ANNUAL PRINCE TRIBUTE CELEBRATION
Saturday, April 21, 2018, 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
It’s been 2 years since the icon known as Prince left this earth and the 2nd year his legacy will be celebrated by Three Spirits Brewery. Join in on the fun with a live DJ playing all of your favorite Prince tracks all night. Maks BBQ Shack will also be on site providing the food. Learn more HERE.
9. THE DATING GAME CLT
Saturday April, 21, 2018, 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Remember the popular show, The Dating Game from the 60’s? Prive’ Marketing is bringing that to you live and in person. Get your tickets and watch a lucky bachelor and bachelorette win a date or sign up to find yourself a boo. Learn more HERE.
10. MENTAL HEALTH BLACK TIE FASHION SHOW
Sunday, April 22, 2018, 4:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Meet some strong victims and survivors of mental illness this Sunday evening. Watch as they strut their stuff along the runway, showing all of their confidence. Dinner is included in the price of each ticket and VIP includes a Meet and Greet with LeLe Lyons of SWV. Learn more HERE.
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