Feb 25, 2016 - Things to Do

Agenda Weekender: 18 things to do (February 26 – 28)



Food and drink

River Week: Dine at one of these 10 participating restaurants and a portion of proceeds will go to benefit the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation. Friday, 2/26 – Saturday, 2/27

Brunch on BlandDJs, buffet brunch, games, drink specials and more at Slate and Oak Room from noon to 3 p.m. $20 – ticketsSunday, 2/28


TyberPalooza: Two days of music, flip cup, cornhole, beer tasting and more at Tyber Creek Pub. Tickets here. Friday, 2/26 – Saturday, 2/27

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Fondant Cakes 101: Learn the art of making basic rolled fondant from Haines at For Goodness Cakes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. $95 – sign up hereSaturday, 2/27

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Adopt a pet: Enjoy a cold beer and adopt a dog at Birdsong Brewery from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 2/27

Putting For Pups at Sugar Creek Brewing: Indoor disc golf putting competition benefitting the Humane Society of Charlotte beginning at 5 p.m. $5 per run. Best course score gets 50% of the entry pot. Saturday, 2/27

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Uptown Funk: Moschino & Music: Celebrate the first Franco Moschino exhibition in the United States – Viva Moschino! – at the Mint Museum Uptown. The museum will be transformed by Madonna and Katy Perry’s designers for an evening of dancing and fun. TicketsSaturday, 2/27

Condom Couture: A fashion show of wearable art made out of condoms by local designers at Neighborhood Theatre. Event benefits Planned Parenthood South Atlantic and promotes safe sex. TicketsSaturday, 2/27

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People, Places and Pride: Charlotte’s Historic Black Neighborhoods: A discussion about the rich history and uncertain future of black neighborhoods at the Levine Museum of the New South from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free to attend, registration requested. Sunday, 2/28

The Arts

Book of Mormon: The nine-time, Tony Award winning musical by the creators of South Park is in town now through March 6. TicketsAll weekend

Shain Gallery opening reception: Artists Kristin Blakeney, Brian Hubbard, Karen Scharer and Charoline Swetenburg will be showing their art at Shain Gallery. Opening reception takes place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 2/26

Site Seeing exhibit opening reception: Art by Nick DeFord, Jenny Hanson, Bryan Olson and Andrea Vail at C3 Lab. Friday, 2/26 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

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Screening of DAREDEVILSThe regional premiere of this award-winning film will begin at 8 p.m. at the McColl Center. $5 in advance or $7 at the door. Friday, 2/26

Patti LaBelle Live at Ovens Auditorium: Performance takes place at 7 p.m. TicketsSaturday, 2/27

“The Family Circle” art exhibit at Charlotte Country Day: Exhibit feature photographs by Linda Foard Roberts. Gallery is open each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and admission is free and open to the public. Saturday, 2/27 – Sunday, 2/28

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Order/Fire Viewing Party at Free Range Brewing: Watch part three of this culinary video web series, which will feature Chef Alyssa Gorelick of Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen. Sunday, 2/28 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.


Do good. feel good. yoga-breathwork class at NoDa Yoga: This 90 minute workshop will be led by Jillian Longworth of NoDa Yoga and Jonathan Winn of Breathe Refuge and will benefitting #HashtagLunchbagCLT. $30 – sign upSunday, 2/28 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

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CIAA Basketball Tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena. Game tickets here. See our guide to the CIAA weekend events here and a full lineup of the parties here.


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