The Charlotte Brews Cruise makes stops at a number of Charlotte's top breweries, including The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery. (Courtesy Olde Mecklenburg Brewery)
Charlotte Brews Cruise aims to connect residents and visitors to the city's burgeoning craft-beer community; tours offer guests the opportunity to easily visit multiple breweries—such as Olde Mecklenburg Brewery—taste plenty of samples, learn the brewing process, go behind the scenes where the beer is made and talk to the people who make it. Public tours Sa, beginning at 1:30 pm. $49 for drinkers; $24 for non-drinkers.