EVENT DATE : March 28, 10:00AM
Charlotte Convention Center

The Small Business Expo 2019 is a business-to-business networking event, trade show and conference for business owners, entrepreneurs, startups or anyone who works for a small business or wants to start their own small business. The event is free and will offer attendees the opportunity to network and build new business relationships, participate in cutting-edge workshops/seminars and more.  

EVENT DATE : April 5, 7:00PM
McColl Center for Art + Innovation

The McColl Center for Art + Innovation's 20 Years + Gala will celebrate the center's goal of sparking creative experiences and championing contemporary artists. The event is presented by the Bank of America and will feature a silent auction and complimentary drinks, food and dessert.

EVENT DATE : 11–14
Charlotte Convention Center

The ninth annual Charlotte Black Film Festival and the second annual Digital Village Expo will offer one of the Southeast's largest gatherings of multi-cultural content producers, thought-provokers, creative innovators and technologists. 

EVENT DATE : April 11, 9:00AM
Ballantyne Golf Club

Join the Sandbox for its Second Annual Charity Global Golf Tournament. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided. To learn more information about this charitable event and to register to play for a good cause, visit GotSandbox.org. 

EVENT DATE : April 11, 11:30AM
Charlotte Convention Center

The Women for Courage Luncheon is an opportunity for both men and women to hear about the mission and initiatives of the Jamie Kimble Foundation for Courage, as well to learn the characteristics and warning signs of intimate partner violence. This year's keynote speaker is Esta Soler, the president and founder of Futures Without Violence. For more information, visit JKFFC.org/women-for-courage-luncheon. 

EVENT DATE : April 13, 12:00PM
The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

The fourth annual Pints for Paws Charlotte will benefit the Live.Wag.BARK! Foundation, a nonprofit that strives to educate pet owners on responsible pet ownership. The event will take place in the Olde Mecklenburg Brewery Bier Garden, and both humans and pets are welcome. There will be pet-focused giveaways, raffle prizes, dog contests, adoptions, a puppy kissing booth and more. 

EVENT DATE : April 16, 5:30PM
The Ashbury at the Dunhill Hotel

Grapes, Grains and Conversations is a professional networking group for solo-prenuers and corporate professionals who also happen to be fans of wine and spirits. The event is held on the third Tuesday of each month beginning at 5:30 p.m.

EVENT DATE : 24–27

The Charlotte Food & Wine Weekend is a delicious four-day celebration. It will take place all throughout the city at Charlotte's restaurants and event venues and will feature a wide variety of culinary talent and vintners. Visit CharlotteWineAndFood.org for more information and to purchase your ticket. 

EVENT DATE : 25–27
Knight Theater

The Charlotte Ballet's Spring Works highlights the power of human connection through British choreographer David Dawson’s Opus 11. There will be three 7:30 p.m. shows and one 2 p.m. show on April 27. Ticket prices range from $25 to $85. 

EVENT DATE : April 27, 10:00AM
6103 Waxhaw Highway, Mineral Springs, N.C.

The Queen's Cup Steeplechase is the Southeast's premier social and sporting event. Join the thousands of people who come to see some of the most athletic thoroughbreds compete at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour and, ladies, be sure to wear your best hat, too. The day will also include Jack Russell Terrier races, pony rides for kids, the 24th annual Hot Walk Party and more!

EVENT DATE : April 27, 12:00PM
McAlpine Park

Join the Humane Society of Charlotte for its annual Pet Palooza Walk for the Animals event at noon and support the organization's mission of delivering effective, innovative services that strengthen the human-animal bond and improve the lives of companion animals and the people who care about them. The event will feature a walk along the dog-friendly paths of McAlpine Park, a vendor fair, an adoption area and more!