Gaston County Events: Where to workout, shop and unwind this June
In the past month, thousands of Gaston County residents have received the COVID-19 vaccine, jumping our county's vaccination rate to over 30%. Celebrations over the fight against COVID continue this June, with in-person events almost every day of the week in Belmont, Mount Holly and Gastonia. Our roundup of June local events includes outdoor markets, live music, yoga and running, and Juneteenth celebrations. See you there, Gaston County!
Thursday, June 3:
The Bottle Tree
102 Davis St., Belmont
5 p.m.-9 p.m.
Belmont's eclectic and delicious restaurant, The Bottle Tree, is partnering with Charlotte area brewery, Town Brewing, to host a Whole Hog Cookout. Hang outside with the Bottle Tree and Town Brewing teams as they roast a hog, drink Town beer and listen to live music performed by The Mongos. The Bottle Tree is excited to "pig out" with you!
U.S. National Whitewater Center
5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy., Charlotte
7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Live music takes place throughout the year at the one-of-a-kind outdoor venue in the middle of the world’s largest man-made whitewater river. Headlining on June 3rd is county singer/songwriter Carly Burruss.
Friday, June 4:
65 Glenway St., Belmont
6 p.m.-9 p.m.
On the first Friday of every month, the interactive art studio in Belmont, AR Workshop, invites couples to their space for their DIY Date Night. Couples can choose one activity to do together, including DIY projects such as wooden signs, chalkboards, pet beds, bottle openers and more.
Saturday, June 5:
The Lodge Tavern and Tap
101 Kenwood St., Belmont
The Gaston County Jaycees are hosting their 4th annual 5k in support of local schools and students. The race will start and finish in Belmont at the Lodge Tavern. Various age groups are invited to race and medals will be presented for different ages. It costs $25 to register here, or $30 late registration the day of. Happy running!
Mount Holly Farmers Market
226 S. Main St., Mount Holly
2 p.m.-7 p.m.
Catalyst Mercantile, a boutique in Downtown Mount Holly, is hosting over 20 food, beauty, art and craft vendors at the Mount Holly Farmers Market. The evening will include food trucks, live music and a great opportunity to support some small businesses.
4 N. Main St., Belmont
June 5, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
On Station Belmont's large patio, there will be over 30 vendors selling local art, crafts, home goods, beauty products, food and more. Station will be serving up their regular food and drinks during the event as well.
Belmont Brewing Company
1500 River Dr., Belmont
The newest brewery in Belmont, appropriately named Belmont Brewing Company, invites you to listen to some live music while sipping on a new beer. On June 5th, local band Steel Roots will be performing at the brewery.
52 Ervin St., Belmont
7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Local country band, Wagon Load A Trouble, is partnering with Primal Brewing to give Car Lovers a chance to show off their cars, drink some local beer and unwind to the bands music, which ranges from old country to Elvis and more.