of our events.
We're also about fun.
Join Fonta Flora Friday, May 13th from 12pm-5pm for celebration of A Tribe Called Quest and Appalachian Wild Ales!
Featuring live music, multiple wild ales on draught, and a cellar sale.
Join Billy Sunday for cocktail specials, pup treats, and more to benefit Gaston County Police Animal Care & Enforcement from 2-5 p.m.
Join us this Mental Health Awareness Month for a meditation session led by Sunny Hubler at 10am on Saturday, May 28th.
Join CorePower Yoga at Optimist Hall for an all-levels outdoor yoga class on Wednesday, June 8th at 6pm!
This 60-minute class experience will focus on strength and balance as well as breath and body-weight movement that will boost your metabolism and build lean muscle mass—all set to an energizing playlist! A perfect way to end the day.
Just bring a mat, towel, and water and meet us on the patio above El Thrifty!
Join Billy Sunday Charlotte for their next Cocktail 101 Class on Wednesday, June 29, at 6 p.m.! In this class you’ll learn an overview on classic cocktails, tools of the trade, and the basics of bartending. This 90 minute class will include 18 people maximum to provide an intimate yet fun atmosphere to dive into classic cocktails.
Learn to make a macrame wall hanging that’s the perfect trendy addition to your home decor! In this class, artist Amber Bounds from Little King Art offers step-by-step instruction as she guides you through learning basic macrame knots, such as lark’s head, square, and double over-hand knots. You’ll get plenty of hands-on practice as you work to create your own beautiful wall hanging, and you’ll end class with the knowledge to continue creating more unique macrame pieces to gift or keep!
Live Music 6:15-9:15 pm
Fireworks Show at 9:30 pm
Plus, festive food and beverage specials from our tenants! Stay tuned as we share about them over the next two weeks!
A few things to keep in mind:
- Feel free to bring your own lawn chairs and blankets to sit and enjoy the show
- No outside food or beverage is allowed at Optimist Hall. All coolers are prohibited.
- We encourage you to take the Lynx Blue line to the Parkwood Station or use a ride sharing app for hassle-free transportation.
- This is a free event, no tickets or registration required.
Join us for a free, outdoor workout led by AKT certified trainer Alyssa on Saturday, July 9th at 9am! Alyssa will be taking you through 45 minutes of an AKT dance class!
In this class you’ll alternate between choreographed dance sections and strength intervals to give you a full body burn. This high energy class is easy to follow and will leave you with the confidence to dance back up for Beyoncé while not even realizing you burned upwards of 500 calories!
What is AKT? AKT is a dance based cardio fitness and wellness brand, fueled by positivity + a combo of personal training and movement-based technique.
Grab your friends and come get your sweat on Saturday, August 6th at 10am as Eat the Frog Fitness brings their training expertise *for free* to Optimist Hall!
Founded by 2x Olympic Champion, Bryan Clay, Eat the Frog Fitness is a group training program that through athletic-inspired training offers a personalized workout sure to deliver results.