Agenda Weekender: 39 things to do including volleyball at VBGB, patio concert at Reid’s and dad cornhole at Sycamore

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Weekend Forecast

Friday: 63. Mostly sunny. 0% chance of rain.
Saturday: 69. AM rain. 80% chance of rain.
Sunday: 62. Sunny. 0% chance of rain.

Friday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

St. Patrick’s Weekend at The Broken Spoke: Drink a beer inside an inflatable Irish pub, enjoy entertainment from the distillery loading dock, make free phone calls to Ireland, and try out their food and drink specials. Fri-Sun. Free. Details.

St. Patrick’s Day at Murphy’s Kitchen & Tap: Irish dancers, bagpipers and drummers, authentic Irish menu, music and drink specials. 10 a.m. Free. Details.

Cheers to Seven Years at Mortimers Cafe and Pub: Live music, drink specials, party favors and corn hole. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Free. Details.

Zwei Brüder & St. Paddy’s Day at OMB: OMB is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with the release of our second Zwei Brüder beer. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Free. Details.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at NoDa Brewing Co: They’ll have beer, corn hole, bocce ball, disc golf, and cups that turn green once the beer is poured; TIN Kitchen will be on site and TVs will be tuned into March Madness. 12-10 p.m. Free. Details.

Shamrock’n the Village at Blackfinn Ameripub – Ballantyne: Irish food, drink specials, music, bands, Irish bagpipers, games, giveaways and March Madness on the TVs. 3-11 p.m. $18. Details.

Shake Your Shamrocks at Piedmont Social House: They’ll be throwing down on the event lawn with green draft beers, drink specials, live music and a beer pong tournament. 4 p.m.-12 a.m. Free. Details.

Science on the Rocks: Science of St. Patrick’s Day at Discovery Place: An unforgettable adults-only night at the Museum; sample an Irish whiskey Vaportini, compete in the Potato Olympics and more. $10-$12. 5-9 p.m. $10-$12. Details.

St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl at the EpiCentre: 5 p.m.-2 a.m. $20. Details.

St. Patrick’s Day Food Truck Friday Celebration at Sycamore Brewing: Expect special menus, live music and craft beer (including Sycamore Brewing’s Irish Red). 5-11 p.m. Free. Details.

A Toast to St. Patrick Tasting at The Ballantyne Hotel: A delicious and informative tasting led by Irishman and Whiskey Connoisseur Fergus O’Kane at Gallery Restaurant. 6:30 p.m. $50. Details.

St. Patty’s Day Murder Mystery at Treehouse Vineyards: Guests will become investigators and work with the detective to figure out the mystery; dinner available for $10. 7-10 p.m. $20. Details.

Sham-ROCK at City Lights Rooftop Bar: Expect glowing green cocktails, hourly drink specials, Leprechaun-themed selfies and a giveaway for an overnight stay at Le Meridien. 7 p.m.-12 a.m. Free. Details.

Art & Entertainment

Jazz Room at Stage Door Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center: A tribute to the gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt performed by Andy Page. Fri-Sat. $14-$16. Details.

Bechtler By Night: Painting with Bob Ross at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art: Expect gallery games, scavenger hunts, Bob Ross painting, Bechtler BINGO and a raffle. 5-9 p.m. Free. Details.

Sports

Charlotte Checkers St. Patrick’s Day Game at Bojangles’ Coliseum: Grab your ticket to the Charlotte Checkers St. Patrick’s Day Game + Pregame; ticket includes your game ticket, two Bud Lights and $10 in merchandise. 4 p.m. $25. Details.


Saturday, March 18

Experience

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Uptown: Expect Irish music, Irish dancers, bagpipers, Irish and Celtic vendors, children’s amusements and plenty of food and drinks. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Details.

St. Patrick’s Day Pawty at Dog Bar: A $5 donation includes admission, one free beer and a raffle ticket to win a gift basket full of doggie swag. 1-4 p.m. $5. Details.

17th Annual Guys & Dolls Auction Gala at Hilton Charlotte Center City: Each “Guy” and “Doll” raises funds in honor of a local child with Cystic Fibrosis and is sold to the highest bidder. 5:30 p.m.-12 a.m. $125. Details.

Learn Things

TreesCharlotte Citywide Free TreeStore at Charlotte Landscape Management: Each Charlotte household is eligible for up to two free trees; you’ll be trained on how to properly plant and care for your tree(s) during the event. 9-11 a.m. Free. Details.

I Can’t Breathe Workshop at McColl Center: A public-participatory workshop and performance led by alumni artist Shaun Leonardo. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Details.

Art & Entertainment

Patio Concert Series at Reid’s SouthPark: They’re kicking off the Patio Concert Series with Boy Named Banjo. 7-10 p.m. $10. Details.

The Beatles Classical Magic Mystery Tour presented by Charlotte Symphony at Belk Theater: The group will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band by performing the album in its entirety. Fri-Sat: 8 p.m. $38+. Details.

Kids

Wyeth Family: Story Time with Readings from Rip Van Winkle at Mint Museum Randolph: Enjoy readings from several American literature classics based on the painting “Cover Illustration of Rip Van Winkle” featured in the exhibition The Wyeth Family: Three Generations, Works from the Bank of America Collection. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free. Details.

Fitness

Coed Doubles Spring Kickoff Volleyball Tournament at SportsLink Sandbox at VBGB: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. $50/team. Details.

Tour de Charlotte 2017 at Savona Mill: Ride as a group on a 30-mile “Party Pace” route around Charlotte. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. $25-$45. Details.

Sports

Hockey at Bojangles’ Coliseum: Charlotte Checkers vs. Ontario Reign. 6 p.m. $10+. Details.

Basketball at Spectrum Center: Charlotte Hornets vs. Washington Wizards. 7 p.m. $25+. Details.

Sunday, March 19

Food & Drink

Heirloom NC x Terra Flora 4 Course Vegan Collaboration at Heirloom: Join Chef Brian Williams of Terra Flora Raw Centric Plant Foods and Chef Clark Barlowe of Heirloom Restaurant for a 4-course vegan tasting menu. 7 p.m. $45. Details.

Experience

The Big Business Garage Sale at 1507 E Sugar Creek Rd: Featuring 13 local Charlotte businesses selling past-seasons’ product at garage sale pricing. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Details.

Starving Artist Pop up Market at Charlotte Art League: Vendors are all local, handmade artists, that reflect their passion through their artwork. 12-5 p.m. Free. Details.

Holi Celebration at Hindu Center of Charlotte: This is called the festival of color; they’ll provide the colors. 12:30-6 p.m. Free. Details.

Potions & Pixels at Hattie’s Tap & Tavern: Charlotte’s premiere host of gaming events; free Shrimp Boil with $7 bar purchase. 1-6 p.m. $5 for 5 hours of gaming. Details.

Dads + Bags + Brews at Sycamore Brewing: A monthly pint-filled brewery hangout for dads, sponsored by Baby + Co. 2-4 p.m. Free. Details.

Kids

Sunday Fun Day – Woven Together at Mint Museum Uptown: Learn how to warp a cardboard loom then weave a bracelet or bookmark. 1-4 p.m. $6. Details.

Fitness

The Big Dance: Zumba® Master Class with Loretta Bates & Gina Grant at Label House: The biggest Zumba event to come to the Carolinas. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $25-$60. Details.

Fit To The Core at Red Clay Ciderworks: Join certified personal trainer, Jennifer Dean, for a 45 minute total body workout. 2:15-3 p.m. Free. Details.

We’re excited for…

Charlotte Wing Fest at Rooftop 210: Uptown’s favorite restaurants compete for the best wings in town; you’ll get to taste test each contender’s wings along with their choice of beer samples. 2-8 p.m. $20+. March 25.

Know Your Craft 5K at Triple C Brewing Company: Join for a fast 5k followed by a killer after party with music and brews. 7:30 a.m. $20-$35. March 25.

One Year Birthday at Abari Game Bar: Enjoy food, music, an outdoor arcade, art and more. 2 p.m. $5 suggested donation. March 25.

See all the upcoming events here.

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