Happenings

Charlotte’s a scene, daddy-o. Learn about the concerts, galas, festivals, speaker series, celebrations and tons of other events happening throughout our city. Or if you couldn’t make it, get legitimize your FOMO by checking out the sights and sounds from events-gone-by, courtesy of The Biscuit’s photographers, videographers, podcasters, and Charlotte’s mightiest Instagrammers, the #CLTAvengers.



NERD ALERT! “Intelligent Nightlife” Series Coming to Charlotte Stages

Creative News, Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | November 26, 2019

Stages managed by Blumenthal Performing Arts rarely go unused, but there are odd times they can be quiet. And, there’s nothing lonelier than an empty stage. No worries, though. The Blumenthal team has a plan. About 18 months ago, Blumenthal Performin… read more »




Interesting Events – Golden Girls, Comics, Christmas in November & More

Exploring Charlotte, For Newcomers, Happenings | November 21, 2019

Get those calendars ready because there is a positive correlation between how far we get into the holiday season and how many events pop up in the Queen City. Over the next week, we’ve got Golden Girl puppets, comics, Christmas markets, kickbacks, fa… read more »




#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Falcons

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | November 17, 2019

Panther … Panther … Panther-cats, HOOOOOO! Last week’s last-second loss was a bit of a gut punch. To get our cats out of the litter box and back in the fight against the Falcons, we turned to Charlotte artist, Brett Twokatly. “Two Cat” hit back by pl… read more »




National Pickle Day – Which CLT Fried Pickle Reigns Supreme?

Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | November 14, 2019

November 14 is National Pickle Day and since holidays (yes, that includes random national food days) are a chance to indulge a little, we decided to celebrate with our favorite form of pickle … the fried pickle! We take food very seriously at The B… read more »




Creative Happenings – Let’s Dance and Buy Art

Creative News, Happenings | November 13, 2019

It’s that time again… time to fill up those calendars! Here are three essential events that will bring you joy this weekend and beyond. They’ve got art! They’ve got dancing! They’ve got world class speakers! What more could you need? Check them out… read more »




#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Packers

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | November 10, 2019

The Cardiac Cats are headed to the frozen tundra that is Green Bay, Wisconsin this weekend to see if we can restore the streak. This week’s #GameTimeGraphic artist, Nalee Thao, has a unique insight into the mind of Sir Purr,  and she knows that as mu… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with Diane Restaino

CLT Nonprofits, Creative News, Happenings | November 8, 2019

Diane Restaino President/Founder, Joedance Film Festival Cancel whatever plans you have for tonight — we know where the cool kids will be. Tonight (Nov. 8), Joedance Film Festival is showcasing three original films during its second Joedance Premier… read more »




Interesting Events – Pajama Walk, PLA-STIK\ and Doc Postle

CLT Creatives, For Newcomers, Happenings | November 5, 2019

Charlotte is blessed with incredible events every day. You can’t make them all, you know, unless you have unlimited funds and can bend the space/time continuum. And, if you can … there are probably better applications for that. Here are a few of ou… read more »




Today is the Day… Go Vote!

Creative News, Editorials, Happenings | November 5, 2019

You made it. Today’s the day. If you’ve voted early, kick back and watch the results. If not, stop reading and start voting. Much has been made of the 1/4 cent sales tax increase that’s designated to fund arts, parks and education. It’s generated a l… read more »




Find Your Chief Furry Officer – Meet Sierra

CLT Nonprofits, Happenings | October 30, 2019

October is “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month” and we have partnered with Carolina P.A.W.S. to help our CFO (Cute, Furry Officer) colleagues get their dream jobs and their forever homes. Each week in October we have introduced you to a different adoptable sh… read more »




Find Your Chief Furry Officer – Meet Trinity

CLT Nonprofits, Happenings | October 26, 2019

Is your office and household in desperate need of a CFO (Cute, Furry Officer)? Well, they are in desperate need of you! October is “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month” and we have partnered with Carolina P.A.W.S. to help our furry friends find their dream job… read more »




Interesting Events: The Oh Show, QC Zine Fest & More!

Exploring Charlotte, For Newcomers, Happenings | October 25, 2019

The Oh Show Live – October 26 @ The Harvest Center OHmazing! The Oh Show is back for round two! #TheOhShow is hosted by #CLTAvenger, Ohavia Phillips. She will take the stage with a stellar panel of creatives and influencers, including Majesty Acheamp… read more »




UnCommon Details: Peter Pan at Children’s Theater

Happenings, Photography | October 24, 2019

The Biscuit’s co-publisher, Matt Olin, saw his first Broadway show at age seven: Peter Pan, starring Sandy Duncan. From the moment Peter flew over his head in the front row, he was hooked on theater forevermore. So you can imagine how nostalgic he wa… read more »




The Good Stuff – Zero Night

CLT Creatives, Happenings | October 20, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 17, the co-working community of Hygge celebrated four years in Charlotte at a very special Zero Night. A crowd of 200+ packed Not Just Coffee Jay Street (part of Hygge’s fourth location) to hear short talks from Gerard Littlejohn, J… read more »




Creative News – SEED20, Surprise Mural & On The Table

CLT Creatives, Creative News, Happenings | October 19, 2019

Photo Credit: SEED20 Time is Running Out to Plant Your SEED If you’re planning on applying to be a member of the SEED20 Class of 2020, you better get on it. Applications are due on 10/31 to be part of this training/fundraising program. New and establ… read more »




Dr. O.J. Has The Juice

CLT Creatives, Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | October 17, 2019

We’ve got a juicy secret for you… we know where to get the best juice in town. Back in March of this year, Akeem Streater – AKA Dr. O.J. – decided he wanted to provide Charlotte with a simple, fresh and healthy way to support people on their path t… read more »




Creative News – We’re Talking Walls, Signs, Bracelets & 980Fest

CLT Creatives, Creative News, Happenings | October 15, 2019

Park Terrace Sign Restored  We recently reported that the Park Terrace sign had been removed for restoration. We’re excited to say that it’s back up at the AMC theater in Park Road Shopping Center and restored to its former glory. Small Idea Leads to… read more »




Find Your Chief Furry Officer – Meet Sam

CLT Nonprofits, Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | October 15, 2019

Need a CFO (Cute, Furry Officer) to brighten up your office and home? October is “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month” and we have partnered with Carolina P.A.W.S. to help some perfect pups find a new career path as your best friend! Each week in October we wi… read more »




#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Bucs (London Edition)

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | October 13, 2019

Shiver me timbers! We’re on a roll, Panthers! We’re revved up to 22MPH like Christian McCaffery and surfing the waves of excitement all the way to Merry Old England for a revenge match against the barmy Buccaneers of Tampa Bay. So, roll out the canno… read more »




Biscuit Podcast – Brian Mister, Around the Crown 10K & Shan Wallace

CLT Creatives, Happenings, Podcasts | October 10, 2019

It seems like it was just a month ago that we talked to Brian and Chelsea Mister about the first ever Around the Crown 10K that closed down 277 for a first-of-its-kind road race in Charlotte. Well, that’s because it *was* just a month ago. Last week,… read more »