Light Rail Weekender 9/27

Friday, September 27, 2019


All Weekend

Get some laughs in all weekend long at the Queen City Comedy Experience 2019 at Spirit Square. From improv acts to workshops to internationally known comedians, you can catch most shows for under $10. See the full schedule here.

  • Locations vary, but most can be accessed from 7th Street Station.
Friday and Sunday

Photo of CPCC Overcash building, home of Halton TheaterAttend opening weekend of CPCC’s Shakespeare in Love at Halton Theatre, 7:30 performance on Friday night or 2:30 Sunday matinee. Bring your 49er ID Card to take advantage of $5 student tickets. 

  • Get off at the Charlotte Transportation Center, transfer to the 87 Outbound CATS bus and hop off at CPCC CityLynx. Just use your 49er ID Card to tap and go. More info here.



Friday and Saturday

Take the light rail back to campus to celebrate UNCC’s 2019 Homecoming this weekend. Show your school spirit at some of the great events such as Field Day, Homecoming Friday Fest, the 49er Tailgate and Saturday’s game against the Florida Atlantic Owls. See all the events here.


Shop from over 40 of your favorite Charlotte brands in one place at the Girl Tribe Tailgate at The Collector’s Room by Beau Monde. Stop by to get your hair styled by Drybar or even get your ears pierced. Enjoy coffee, drinks and snacks for free on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Take the light rail to the Bland Station and walk one block up to Tryon.

Find something unique for your dorm or apartment at the Queenflea Fall Makers Market. This event will showcase art, crafts and thrifty finds from more than 50 local artists and makers. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stick around afterward and enjoy a pastry from the original Amelie’s Bakery before they move in the spring.  General admission is free, VIP tickets are $5.

  • Ride the light rail down to 25th Street and then walk .5 miles over to North Davidson Street.