21 Wines Tasting, Dinner at Bonterra, Memorial Day Celebrations, and more.
Charlotte Foodie Adventures: May 25th – May 31st
EXPLORE CHARLOTTE’S FOOD & DRINK SCENE THIS WEEK.
THURSDAY, MAY 25th
Appetite for Destruction @Alive After 5 at the Epicenter, 5pm
Welcome to the largest weekly happy hour & free entertainment celebration in Charlotte. Alive After Five is the perfect destination for friends and co-workers to gather, unwind and listen to great music while enjoying a tasty beverage. Kick start your weekend every Thursday in style! Official after-parties are held at Whiskey River, BlackFinn, SUITE, Vida, Strike City and Bubble.
FRIDAY, MAY 26th
Frenchies Unite! 21 French Wines Tasting @The Wine Vault, 5pm
Happily sip and learn about 21 French wines for only $20. Here’s the kicker: buy a case and get your $20 back! There will be live music starting at 7pm; Wine + Live Music = Guaranteed Good Time.
SATURDAY, MAY 27th
Memorial Day Celebration @U.S. Whitewater Center, 8am
This event officially goes from May 27th at 8am through May 28th at 10pm. Enjoy the holiday weekend by being active outdoors with friends and family. There will be 5 and 8 mile trail races, yoga, film screenings, and deep water solo rock climbing as well as live music on Sunday. Firework display is at dusk. For a full schedule, go to their Facebook event page here.
Aloha! Memorial Day Luau @NoDa Company Store, 10am
Get your swim trucks and sunscreen and join NoDa Company store for their first annual Memorial Day Weekend Luau and Pool Party. There will be a temporary pool out back for a Hula contest, Luau Festivities, Food, Drinks and Pool Games. Be ready to be whisked away to a paradise full of palm trees.
SUNDAY, MAY 28th
Kellyfest 2017 @Bonterra, 4pm
Kellyfest is a celebration of Kelly Kehoe’s favorite southern foods paired with wines from Robert Foley Vineyards and locally brewed beer from Triple C Brewing. Guests will be nibbling on crispy, down home fried chicken, Carolina barbecue, corn bread, and much more while enjoying music from the Robert Foley Band. This is going to be a delicious event!
MONDAY, MAY 29th
You Drink, We Donate @NoDa Brewing Company, 12 noon
It’s Memorial Day and NoDa Brewing will be opening early to start their #YDWD Campaign! $1 of each beer sold goes to the USO of North Carolina, in honor of their “Armed Forces Day - Solute for Patriots” campaign. Drink up for a good cause and support your local North Carolina service members and families. A complete list of other participating establishments can be found here.
In Charlotte, some of the other participating locations include The Olde Mecklenberg Brewery, Lenny Boy Brewing, Red Clay Ciderworks, Rock Bottom Brewery, Legion Brewing, Bold Missy Brewery, Sycamore Brewing, Triple C Brewing, The Unknown Brewing Co. and Wooden Robot Brewing.
TUESDAY, MAY 30th
Chef’s Collaborative Dinner @Heirloom, 6:30pm
Chef Clark Barlowe of Heirloom Restaurant and Guest Chef Jasmine Bell of Master Chef Junior will be collaborating for an amazing 5 course tasting menu benefiting Chef’s Collaborative. Each course will be paired with hand selected wines for each guest to enjoy. Make your reservations by calling 704-595-7710.
Other Food & Drink News:
Long awaited Bold Missy Brewery is now open in NoDa. Make sure to check them out! Address: 610 Anderson Street, Charlotte.
Clean Juice recently opened their newest North Carolina location in Davidson! Locations in N.C. now include Davidson, Huntersville, Concord, Northlake Mall and Ballantyne. Davidson Address: 605 Jetton Street.