Make time for the Galentines in your life this month with our round-up of 19 girls nights out in February. Let’s get to planning!
DO IT YOURSELF
Flower Crown Workshop
Feb. 13 | Bookout Blooms | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Enjoy the new Society Social space while you learn how to make a flower crown with the help of Bookout Blooms. All materials and instruction included. $40 per person.
Build the Perfect Cheese Board with your Galentine
Feb. 13 | Orrman’s Cheese Shop | 6:30 p.m.
In this class, owner of Orrman’s Cheese Shop, Rachel Klebaur, and owner of CLT Cheese Chick, Tori Tippin, will teach you the tips and tricks of styling the perfect Galentine’s Day cheese board. Plus, you’ll get your own small board to take home. Wine available for purchase.
Opera At The Market
Feb. 21 | 7th Street Public Market | 6-8 p.m.
Head to Uptown’s 7th Street Market to hear Opera Carolina artists perform popular opera, operetta and musical theater numbers, plus enjoy specials from The Assorted Table Wine Shoppe and Zia Pia Italian Kitchen.
Three Ingredients Cocktails Class
Feb. 21 | Spaces South End | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Learn to make easy-to-prepare, dependable foundations for your favorite cocktails using just three ingredients in this hands-on class from one of our favorite local mixologists, Tamu of Liberate Your Palate. $75.
Feb. 22 | Hygge Coworking West | 10 a.m.
You’ve seen it – the whimsical calligraphy on envelopes and prints – now learn hand lettering for yourself. Freelance calligrapher Kaley Olson will share her top tips in this popular SkillPop class. $30.
ARTS & CULTURE
Live at the Mint: Charlotte Storytellers
Feb. 5 | Mint Museum Uptown | 6-9 p.m.
Charlotte Storytellers returns to the Mint Museum with stories written in response to the museum’s special exhibitions. Free admission with cash bar available.
Charlotte Hornets: Yoga on the Court
Feb. 8 | Spectrum Center | 12-10 p.m.
Head to the court for a full day out, complete with an hour-long hip-hop yoga class, post-class socializing in the Craft Beer Garden, VIP “Behind-the-Scenes” access to watch pregame warmups and tickets to see the Charlotte Hornets take on the Dallas Mavericks. Tickets start at $27.
QC Sip and Shop Valentine’s/Galentine’s Market
Feb. 8 | Bold Missy Brewery | 1-5 p.m.
Shop for your significant other (or your valentines) at the Queen City Sip and Shop. Expect items from local handmade artisans and vendors, beer on tap and hot dogs from Bold Missy’s.
Galentine’s with Purpose CLT & Ladies Lifestyle Network
Feb. 13 | Pour Taproom: Charlotte | 6 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of networking, pampering, local vendors, sips and more at this event hosted by Ladies Lifestyle Network. Proceeds benefit VictoryLife House. $13.
Galentine’s Day at Optimist Hall
Feb. 13 | Optimist Hall | 6-8 p.m.
Head to Optimist Hall for a Galentine’s Day celebration including tarot card readings, a flower bar from In Our Nature, postcards from Archer Paper Goods, tenant specials and more.
Valentine’s Day Sip & Shop
Feb. 13 | 7th Street Public Market | 4:30 – 8 p.m.
Shop eight local businesses offering handmade fudge, fresh cut flowers, natural skincare and more with your besties. The first 100 people 21+ will receive a complimentary glass of sparkling rose from Assorted Table Wine Shoppe.
Ross Mathews Name Drop Tour
Feb. 16 | McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square | 7 p.m.
Be there as television personality Ross Mathews shares stories from the ups and downs of his Hollywood experience and everyone he’s met along the way. Tickets start at $35.
Feb. 16 | Belk Theater | 7 p.m.
See legendary musical Tony Bennett take the stage at Belk Theater this month. With a long list of accomplishments and beloved songs spanning his more than 60 year career, you’re sure to hear a classic favorite. Tickets start at $58.
Feb. 18 | Quail Hollow Country Club and Park Road Books | 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Charlotte resident and author Kimmery Martin will celebrate the launch of her second book, The Antidote for Everything with a ticketed luncheon at Quail Hollow in conversation with Molly Grantham, followed by an evening event at Park Road Books.
DO GOOD & GIVE BACK
Charity Designer Showhouse Sip and See
Feb. 12 | 19617 Shearer Road | 6-8 p.m.
Before the Interior Design Society of Charlotte’s Charity Designer Showhouses opens to the public on March 14, see the three $1.6+M homes designed by 45 area interior designers a month early, plus mingle with designers and see room renderings by artist Jane Gianarelli. Light bites and drinks provided.
Feb. 13 | The Wine Loft | 6:30 – 10 p.m.
Mic and mingle at The Wine Loft as they celebrate Galentine’s Day with a DJ, trivia, prizes and special menu items. Bring new or gently-used women’s business attire (they currently need purses the most) to donate to Dress for Success Charlotte.
So You Think You Can Bark
Feb. 21 | Knight Theater | 7 p.m.
Seven “pet-testants” will perform on stage for the chance to win over the judges, Morgan Fogarty, Travis Hancock, Sonja Gantt and Molly Stone-Sapir. All proceeds benefit Stand for Animals’ Medical Support Fund which directly assists dogs and cats in need of medical care and free spay neuter services.
Dancing with the Stars of Charlotte to Benefit the Pink House
Feb. 28 | Knight Theater | 7:30 p.m.
See local stars, paired with professional dancers, perform ballroom dance numbers for the chance to win titles like “biggest crowd pleaser” and “highest-scoring dancer.” The competition, emceed by WBTV’s Molly Grantham and NFL star Kurt Coleman, benefits Carolina Breast Friends.
Art With Heart 2020
Feb. 29 | Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art | 7-10 p.m.
Grab your girlfriends and head to Art with Heart to do good for Safe Alliance, which provides hope and healing to those impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault. The live and silent art auction has raised more than $1.9 million for the organization since its inception.