Top 5 Things to do in Charlotte This Weekend

Plan This Gorgeous Mother’s Day Weekend to the Max!

“Mothers love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” ~Erich Fromm

Rainbow of colors!

Flowers for Mom!

There are tons of events happening around the Queen City this weekend. Make this Mother’s Day weekend a memorable one with tons of events wrapped into one special day!

Startoff your weekend right with Friday Live! After a long week of work join friends for a night full of fun at the Music Factory, the perfect place to kick back and relax with refreshing beverages and live music! Craving a beer? Pop over toVBGBfor a local brew and tasty eats.Every Friday (from May 8June 26), the NC Music Factory will hostan outdoor concert at Fountain Plaza. Tickets are cheap so get to planning that date night!Check the schedule for full performer details!

Run the 5k for Mother’s Day. Looking for something more active to celebrate your mom with, opposed to the typical brunch, join in on these fabulous festivities in the heart of SouthPark. And be sure to stick around after the race for FREE mimosas for all the moms! Celebrate your mom in style by running with her. Sounds like a fantastic way to get your work-in your weekend workout!

Treat Mom to theBeer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival! Here’s how it works: get yourself a ticket and you get a souvenir tasting glass, use that glass to sample as many of the the 40+ types of bourbon and the 60+ types of beer on tap, then get a hot plate of freshBBQ, all while enjoying some live bluegrass and blues!If you want to learn a little something while you’re at it, they also have lots of tasting seminars with some of the best master distillers, brewmasters, and pit masters of the deep south. I went to this event last year and it was a blast!

Mother’s Day Brunch at the Ballantyne Hotel!Enjoy a delicious selection of foods along withsomelive entertainment with your mom this Sunday. Cost is $75 per person, $35 for children, ages 5 12, and complimentary for children ages 4 and under. Advance reservations are required at (704) 248-4100. Click here to view theirMothers Day Brunch Menu.