Go. Play. See.: 4 Fun Things to Experience in Charlotte in November

Pasta, mini-golf, and more


Hit Some Golf Balls

Head to Stroke and play nine holes on an indoor miniature golf course. Kids play free from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday. When you’re done, grab a table and treat yourselves to the weekend waffle menu. For Mom and Dad: the cocktail lineup includes mimosas and Bloody Marys, plus a number of local brews and wines by the glass. 1318 Pecan Ave., Ste. 101, strokeputt.com


Take an Outdoor History Tour

The Charlotte Museum of History’s grounds are open one Saturday per month for a self-guided outdoor tour of the city’s oldest homesite. Bring the family on Saturday, November 21 from noon to 5 p.m. and tour the eight-acre historic site. The cost is $10 per vehicle, and tickets are limited to support social distancing. Visitors over age five are required to wear a face covering when they’re within six feet of any person not in their group, including museum staff. 3500 Shamrock Dr., charlottemuseum.org


Have a Pasta Night at Home

Order a pasta meal kit from North Italia and have a restaurant-quality family meal at home. The $65 kit feeds 4 to 5 people and includes a large Caesar salad, parmesan garlic bread, tiramisu, and your choice of pasta and sauce. Schedule your pickup in advance or have it delivered through DoorDash. northitalia.com


Celebrate Thanksgiving at The Ballantyne 

Have a traditional Thanksgiving feast in The Ballantyne Ballroom from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on November 26. The cost is $79 per person, $40 for children ages 5-12, and complimentary for children under 4. For brunch, Gallery Restaurant will have an à la carte menu from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. and a five-course prix fixe menu from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. The cost is $95 per person; children 12 and under can dine à la carte off the children’s menu. Families can also attend a Harvest Afternoon Tea in the hotel lobby from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. The cost is $60 per person including a glass of champagne, and $25 for children under 12. theballantynehotel.com