Looking for something fun and FREE to check out in the Queen City? There are tons of great restaurants, entertainment venues, and amusements to see around town, but sometimes those things can be a little much on the wallet, so its nice to be able to get out and experience the city on a budget. If you’re free on a Thursday night, starting March 12th, Check out the NoDa FAM Rally, held at the Chop Shop (399 East 35th Street). On Thursday’s from 6-9 PM you can stop by the Chop Shop to check out different local businesses, non-profits, craftsmen, bands, food trucks and more! Each week there will be contests, new musicians and a variety of local businesses to peruse, so make sure you check it out. Find out more about it in this snippet from the Charlotte Observer Sound Bites. If you’re making plans to attend the spring kick-off, NEXT Thursday, March 12th, you can check out musical guests The Business People and Brian and Megan and these local food trucks: Yummi Banh Mi Truck, Maryland Crab Co. Llc, Taco Green-Go, The Plated Palette, Roaming Fork, SweetCakes Bakery. Make sure to stop by one week and check it all out, and remember its free to browse, so there’s no reason not to go if you’re in need of some Thursday night entertainment.