Events

We invite you to attend our upcoming events! We offer numerous networking opportunities throughout the year to keep you informed and engaged with others who care about sustainability in the Charlotte region. 

Check back regularly for for our latest events and remember to spread the word to your friends and colleagues. Whether you're just checking us out for the first time or you've been a supporter for years, everyone is warmly welcomed.

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On the second Wednesday of every month*, we host a mixer in partnership with Green Drinks Charlotte. We gather at Free Range Brewing from 6:00 to 7:30 for an informal and fun evening of conversation and networking. There are no membership requirements and everyone is warmly welcomed. Our Monthly Mixers provide an opportunity to learn more about usour partners, and meet others interested in local sustainability issues!  

Scroll down to learn more about our next mixer and RSVP! Be sure to check the event listings because occasionally we hold a different event in lieu of our usual mixer.

  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 06:00 PM
    Free Range Brewing in Charlotte, NC

    October Green Drinks Charlotte + Sustain Charlotte Monthly Mixer

    Join us on Wednesday, October 12 for our Monthly Mixer with Green Drinks Charlotte and special guest TransitCenter! We'll gather at Free Range Brewing from 6:00 to 7:30pm for an informal and fun evening of conversation and networking. There are no membership requirements and everyone is warmly welcomed.

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    At 6:30, our program will begin and you'll hear from Sustain Charlotte's special guest Jon Orcutt, Director of Communications and Advocacy at TransitCenter.

    Jon will share stories of how cities across the nation -- including Charlotte -- are re-inventing themselves through transit. You'll learn why advocacy matters and just how important your voice is!  

    TransitCenter is a New-York Based non-profit. Their mission is to "spark innovations and support policies that improve public transportation for riders, businesses and communities."

    Please RSVP at the bottom of this page to let us know you're coming. Bring your friends and make new ones at the mixer!  

      

    Schedule

    6:00: Networking begins

    6:30: Guest speaker: TransitCenter

    6:45: Raffle

    7:00: More networking

     

     

  • Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 12:00 PM

    Biketoberfest 2016

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    Biketoberfest is returning on October 15, 2016!

    Don't wait, get your tickets now!

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    Last year was our first annual Biketoberfest, and we're so excited to be planning an even bigger and better event this year!

    This unique event shows hundreds of people how easy it is to get around South End and Center City Charlotte without driving!

    • Bike, walk, or ride transit to sponsoring businesses while collecting stamps in your official Biketoberfest passport!
    • Redeem your stamps for raffle tickets and a chance to win many valuable prizes!
    • Gather for an after party celebration with live music and an exciting raffle!

    This family-friendly event.

    Your admission includes entry to the after party at Triple C, one free beer (at Triple C) and discounts and prizes along the way! Want an awesome and sustainably made event t-shirt (unisex or women's style) too? Be sure to purchase the $25 ticket type!

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    (T-shirts made by NC-based Earthspun Brands; Style on left is unisex, style on right is fitted/women's)

    Ticket options:

    $30 : one event ticket + bike rental + T-shirt (limited to first 50*)

    $25 : one event ticket + T-shirt

    $15 : one event ticket + bike rental (limited to first 50*)

    $10 : one event ticket only 

    *Due to limited availability of rental bikes, this ticket type is only available to the first 50 registrants.

    All proceeds will benefit Sustain Charlotte, your community advocate for biking in Charlotte!

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    Event Program

    11am - 12pm : Event check-in at Triple C Brewery

    12pm - 5:00pm: visit sponsoring businesses

    5:00pm - 6:00pm: After party check-in at Triple C Brewery

    6:00pm - 9:00pm: After party celebration + raffle


    Did you miss last year's event? Read our blog to learn what it was all about:

    Biketoberfest 2015: A community event of lasting impressions

    ~ More details on this year's event coming soon! ~

    Interested in volunteering? Sign up here!


     WHEN

    Saturday, October 15 2016

    (Rain date: Saturday, October 22)


     WHERE

    Center City Charlotte + South End + Wesley Heights (Official Map + Route Coming Soon!)


    WHY

    To have fun exploring the city without driving!


    INTERESTED IN SPONSORING THIS EVENT?

    Click here to view or download our 2016 sponsor prospectus!


     MANY THANKS TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS!

     

    PLATINUM

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    GOLD

     

                

     

    SILVER

    Rhino Market & Deli

    Moore & Van Allen

    Craft Tasting Room and Growler Shop

    Blue Blaze Brewing

    Queen City Bicycles

     Bulldog Beer & Wine

    UNCC Center City

    Crown Town Compost

    Happenstance

     

    BRONZE

    Clean Air Carolina

    Okra Charlotte / Gumbo: The Store

    The Charlotte Post

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