If you won $1,000 with Bob & Sheri's Workday Payday, how would you spend it? (Photo by Nature/iStock via Getty Images)

Did you spend too much money on back-to-school shopping? Are you losing your shirt in fantasy football? Do you need some extra cash for the holidays? Or is life in Charlotte just getting too expensive? Well, you’re in luck because Bob & Sheri’s Workday Payday is back!

Listen to K104.7 five times every weekday from Monday, September 18, 2023, through Friday, October 20, 2023, for the special keywords that can help you win $1,000. It starts with Bob & Sheri each weekday morning at 8:00 am. Jack Daniel has two chances for you in the middle of the workday at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm. Then Mel and I will share two more keywords with you at 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm. There are three ways to enter. Click here for the complete rules.

Imagine that! You could score $1,000 just for listening to your favorite radio station. You can use that money to pay off some bills. Sock it away for Christmas presents. Maybe even do the responsible adult thing and invest it. But none of that really sounds as fun as spending it on yourself, does it? We may need to rethink this.

What could you do in Charlotte with an extra grand in your hand? There are plenty of intriguing possibilities. It just depends on what you’re into. If you can’t think of anything right now, it’s a good thing I’m here to help. Let’s kick around a few ideas.

5 Fun Ways To Spend $1,000 In Charlotte

  • 1. Go Electric With A New Scooter Or E-Bike

    If there’s one thing we know how to do in Charlotte, it’s getting from point A to point B without doing too much walking. Sure, driving is pretty much always an option, but sometimes you want to do something nice for the environment. Why not hop on your bike? If that still sounds like too much exercise, electrify your ride! You can easily get yourself an brand new e-bike for a $1,000. If you want to ride with the cool kids in South End, a high-quality electric scooter might be more your style.

    Teenage girl riding electric scooter in city

    (Photo by uzhursky/iStock via Getty Images)

  • 2. Plan An Uptown Overnight Date Night

    When was the last time the two of you really did it up for a date night? Get yourself dolled up and make a night of it in uptown Charlotte. I’m talking overnight. Start with drinks and dinner at one of the Queen City’s world-class restaurants. Rooftop is always nice. Then enjoy a live concert or theatrical performance. Make sure you spring for some good seats. After that, you’ll be ready to retire to your luxury hotel. Look at you being all fancy. Nobody leaves chocolates on your pillow at home!

    Portrait of mature couple at restaurant speaking to a chef

    (Photo by Urilux/E+ via Getty Images)

  • 3. Catch An NBA Game Up Close And Personal

    You’ve watched NBA games on TV. Maybe you’ve had tickets for a Charlotte Hornets game at Spectrum Center. But have you ever sat so close to the action that you felt like the coach might actually put you in the game? I’m talking courtside, baby! With a $1,000, you can score a pair of seats so close, you’ll need a towel. You might even see some celebrities down there. But be careful. If a player dives for a loose ball, you could spill your beer.

    Kevin Garnett #5 of the Boston Celtics spills into the fans sitting in the courtside seats attempting to grab a loose ball against the Indiana Pacers during the game on January 4, 2013 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

    (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

  • 4. Find Serenity With Couples Spa Treatments

    For the ultimate in self-care, make your way to one of Charlotte’s premier spas for a relaxing and restorative day of pampering. You can be cleansed, exfoliated, detoxified, massaged, plucked, buffed, waxed, and polished from head to toe. Many spas also include cheese & fruit plates, herbal teas, and other seasonal refreshments. I feel better just thinking about it.

    Happy adult couple relaxing in spa salon

    (Photo by macniak/iStock via Getty Images)

  • 5. Take A High-Speed Spin Around Charlotte Motor Speedway

    You wanted to have fun in Charlotte? Well, this is NASCAR country so let’s drop the hammer. If you’ve never whipped around Charlotte Motor Speedway in a stock car or open-wheel Indy car, you don’t know what you’re missing. I’ve done both and it’s amazing. You can choose from the NASCAR Racing Experience or the Mario Andretti Racing Experience. Either way, it will be one of the most thrilling and unforgettable days of your life.

    Race car blurred on track against rail with checkered flag in foreground.

    (Photo by Jerry Ballard/iStock via Getty Images)

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