With only a little bit of winter left in the Carolinas, February is the perfect time to finally get around to those colder weather must-do’s. Whether you’re eager to soak up the last bit of crisp, cool air or you’d rather cozy-up inside somewhere, Charlotte has a variety of February happenings to get you out of the house and exploring the city.
Daniel Stowe’s Art & Orchids
Visit the enchanted Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens from 2.1.19 – 3.3.19 to catch the last of the fresh winter blooms and view the work by students of Denver Botanic Garden’s School of Botanical Art & Illustration as they strive to represent nature in its purest yet intricate form with Art & Orchids.
Mint Museum Auxiliary: Winter Party
Arrive 2.9.19 in your version of Havana hip attire to the Mint Museum’s cuban-themed cocktail soiree for an eclectic night of dancing, cuban cocktails, and live music.
Sip on the Candied Ginger Latte at Undercurrent Coffee
Escape the cold inside Plaza Midwood’s cozy coffee bar & lounge, Undercurrent Coffee. Order up the signature winter drink, the candied ginger latte, infused with ginger, molasses, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, brown sugar and topped off with a homemade vegan gingersnap cookie.
Chili Cook-Off at Lenny Boy
Indulge in the tasty combination of cold brews and scrumptious comfort food at Lenny Boy’s 3rd annual chili cook-off on 2.9.19 where you’ll be the judge of the most delectable chili in town!
Liberate Your Palate Mixology Class: Perfectly Paired at Sweet Spot Studio
Grab your valentine on 2.15.19 for a fun night of shaking cocktails and learning the science behind the spirits. Sweet Spot Studio will provide the essentials including shakers, fresh herbs, fruits, bitters and botanicals! Reserve your spot for this hands-on, creative experience and insight to mixing at-home craft cocktails.
Take a Crowder’s Mountain Hike
Take advantage of warmer winter days without the humidity for a scenic hike at Crowder’s Mountain overlooking the city.
The Jazz Room: Premiere Thursday’s with Adrian Crutchfield
On 2.21.19, opt for a relaxing, jazzy night out with Charlotte native Adrian Crutchfield, accompanied by influential saxophonist, Grover Washington Jr.