Our curated list of the best things to do the weekend of August 10–13. You’ve worked hard this week, go have a little fun!

(1) Shake, stir and sip at the Italian Mixology Class.

Thursday, 7-9 p.m. $65. Luca Modern Italian Kitchen, 1523 Elizabeth Ave.


Liberate Your Palate is hosting a mixology class where you’ll explore Italy’s classic and modern cocktails. Campari, Prosecco, Limoncello, Grappa — you’ll use them all while making three drinks.

(2) Rave on the Roof at Rooftop 210’s Silent Disco.

Friday, 7 p.m.-midnight. VIP tickets $15. Rooftop 210, 210 East Trade St.


Rooftop 210 is bringing a Silent Disco to one of the best rooftop bars in Charlotte. Grab a set of wireless headphones and get grooving — the people watching is half the fun.

(3) Tee off at the Montford Open Block Party.

Starts at 5 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday. $5. Angry Ale’s, 1518 Montford Dr.


The Montford Open Golf Block Party is a two-day bash spanning three locations. Come grab a BAC (Big A$$ Cup) to imbibe while you play holes at each location for prizes.

(4) Bring on the Good Times at Charlotte Funk Fest.

Saturday, 4 p.m. $60+. PNC Music Pavilion, 707 Pavilion Blvd.


Charlotte Funk Fest is bringing together a mix of the best names in funk. Come out for good times and good music from Erykah Badu, Goodie Mob, Jagged Edge, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and more.

(5) Experience Conexiones: Exchanges across cultures with food.

Sunday, 2:30-4 p.m. Free with admission. Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. 7th St.

Levine Museum of the New South is hosting an afternoon chockfull of food from some of Charlotte’s best immigrant chefs. Sample food from different cultures and learn about their journey to Charlotte.