Wednesday, November 26
Pop Life (weekly event)
It’s the most popular social networking event on a Wednesday night. Starts after work but ends late. Music by select DJs. Presented by Creative Loafing and The Sol Kitchen. 6 p.m. Free. Apostrophe Lounge, 1440 S. Tryon St. (South End). www.thesolkitchen.com.
Thursday, November 27
Tone X Turkey Roast
Hosted by the comedian and Power 98 personality. 9 p.m. $10. NV Nightclub & Lounge, 20924 Torrence Chapel Road. www.nvlounge.net.
Touch One Thursdays (weekly event)
Come and enjoy a live band and spoken word by Charlotte’s slam poets. An after-party follows. Presented by Touch One Productions. 9 p.m. $10. Wine Up, 3306 N. Davidson St. www.wine-up.com.
Thanksgiving Night 08
Six Figure Entertainment gets the party going after you’ve broken bread for the day. Guaranteed to be lots of beautiful people. 10 p.m. $10 in advance. Loft 1523, 1523 Elizabeth Ave. www.sixfigureentertainment.com.
Friday, November 28
Friday Afterwork Rendezvous (weekly event)
End your workweek on a high note at this networking event, held at a different venue each week. Enjoy live music and drink and appetizer specials. Presented by Talk of the Town. To learn this week’s location, text “rendezvous” to 38714. 6-9 p.m. Free.
For the second year in a row, Digital Divas is hosting a party the day after Thanksgiving at South End’s trendiest club. It’ll be filled with Charlotte’s movers and shakers. 10 p.m. $10 before 11 p.m. Sunset Club, 1820 South Blvd. www.digitaldivasevents.com.
Saturday, November 29
Epicentre Tree Lighting
The popular entertainment complex (home to Suite, Whiskey River, Howl at the Moon, PJ’s Coffee Lounge, and more) is holding its inaugural tree lighting ceremony. There will be holiday festivities and Santa himself will be on hand. 6 p.m. Free. Epicentre, 210 E. Trade St.
2K Sports Bounce Tour
Q-Tip will be performing with a live band. Opening act is the Cool Kids. 8 p.m. $27.50 and up. Amos’ Southend, 1423 S. Tryon St. www.2ksports.com/bouncetour or www.amossouthend.com.
Sunday, November 30
Ssshh: Sensual Seduction Sundays at Happy Hour (weekly event)
Enjoy an infusion of open-mic poetry and jazz over candlelight. After-party and dancing follows. Presented by Pink Diamond. 9 p.m. $10. Happy Hour Bar and Lounge, 3603 S. Tryon St. www.pinkdiamondpromo.com.