• WEEKEND IN VIEW: Where to find weekend fun in the Queen City


    Check out a few of our favorite happenings this weekend:

    Kick off your weekend early and spend an Evening with the Stars featuring performances by Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses), Tommy DeCarlo (Boston) and more Thursday at York’s McCelvey Center. All proceeds from the event with benefit the local nonprofit Renew Our Community. More details.

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    It's your last chance to dine out on a deal during Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week. More than 133 restaurants in nine counties are offering three-course, prix fixe dinners for $30 or $35 per person through Sunday. More details.

    The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy and Spider-Man join forces with Doctor Strange in an all-new show Marvel Universe Live coming to Spectrum Center for six performances Friday through Sunday. More details.

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    The Arts and Science Council is offering a variety of free events across Charlotte-Mecklenburg Friday and Saturday to help the community Connect with Culture. See a dance performance, participate in a workshop, tour a museum and more. Click here for a schedule of events.   

    Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden will host its third annual Oyster Roast Sunday. Enjoy live music, local brews and all-you-can-eat steamed oysters. More details.

    See a breathtaking performance of classical Chinese dance at Shen Yun. Four shows are scheduled Friday through Sunday at Belk Theater. More details.

    North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Anita Earls will speak at the Women United March Saturday at First Ward Park in uptown. More details.

    Food Truck Friday South End takes place each week at Sycamore Brewing and features an ever-changing lineup of trucks. Kids and dogs are welcome. More details.

    Ready for a weekend road trip? Check out the annual Blowing Rock Winterfest where you can take an icy polar plunge in Chetola Lake, enjoy a “winter feast,” see cool ice carvings and more. More details.

    Coming up next week …

    The one and only Cher will bring her "Here We Go Again" tour to the Spectrum Center Tuesday. More details.

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