Weekend Date Night

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here’s what’s going on.
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Friday, May 15

Charlotte Symphony: Musical Fireworks

Put on your favorite little back dress and red lipstick and head uptown for a night of musical classics. Charlotte Symphony presents guests with a “royal treatment,” playing compositions originally composed for kings and queens, including Handel’s Royal Firework Music featuring choreographed videography of Queen City fireworks.
$29
7:30 p.m.
Knight Theater
www.charlottesymphony.org

Charlotte Knights versus Syracuse Chiefs

Support your hometown team as the Knights take on the Chiefs. Even if you’re not a baseball fan, the beer, hotdogs and fireworks will keep you entertained while your man watches the game.
$8-$20
7:05 p.m.
BB&T Ballpark
www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t494

Saturday, May 16

SouthEnd Hops Festival

Relax after a long week with craft beer, live music and some of the city’s most famous food trucks. Tickets include unlimited beer tasting. Don't forget to bring a blanket or lawn chairs so you and your husband-to-be can get cozy as the sun sets.
$35
2 to 6 p.m.
Corner of Mint & Carson
www.southendhopsfestival.com

NASCAR Sprint Cup

It’s one of the most popular events in Charlotte so if you and your man are looking for some fun this weekend, this is for you. Country music favorites Little Big Town will kick off the race with a concert.
From $20
All Day
Charlotte Motor Speedway
www.charlottemotorspeedway.com

Downtown Davidson Art Crawl

Looking to unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of the city? Head to Davidson for the annual art crawl, featuring more than 25 local and regional artists along with local music, wine tastings, face painting and more.
Free
5 to 8 p.m.
Downtown Davidson
www.sanctuaryofdavidson.com

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