Agenda Weekender: 75+ things to do this weekend, including Tyberpalooza, an Oscars night and the CIAA Tournament and its afterparties

Agenda Weekender: 75+ things to do this weekend, including Tyberpalooza, an Oscars night and the CIAA Tournament and its afterparties
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Weekend Forecast

Friday: 59. Sunny, but windy. 0% chance of rain.
Saturday: 59. Sunny. 0% chance of rain.
Sunday: 60. Sunny. 0% chance of rain.

Friday, March 2

Food & Drink

Tyberpalooza at Tyber Creek Pub: It’s that time of year again. Celebrate with two full nights of flip cup and cornhole tournaments, food, drink and more. Friday and Saturday. $10. Details.

Cereal With CC at The Ballantyne: This 1st annual “Cereal with CC” breakfast by The Sandbox will allow attendees to learn more about the program, see its impact first hand and experience a DISC Personality Profile Workshop. Proceeds benefit the CARRE program. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. $50. Details.

Day La Soul at Studio Movie Grill: They’ll have 3 DJs, 2 hosts and plenty of drinks. 12-6:30 p.m. $3+. Details.

Peanut Butter Jelly Time Release at Catawba Brewing: The specialty brown ale is back. 12-11 p.m. Free. Details.

Resident Culture Can Release at Resident Culture Brewing Company: Snag up to 6 4-packs of the brewery’s “Whatever You Feel Just Dance It” IPA, a tropical beer with a hint of molasses. 3-6 p.m. $19/4-pack. Details.

Tapas & Cider – Spanish Seafood at Red Clay Ciderworks: The Gourmand Chef is partnering up with Red Clay Ciderworks for this specially  paired 4-course meal. 7-10 p.m. $43. Details.

Little Debbie Flight Night at Flying Saucer: Experience a beer flight that’s been paired with Little Debbie snacks. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Free. Details.


Southern Spring Home & Garden Show at Park Expo and Conference Center: Get ideas on how to upgrade your own backyard through garden design, designer showcases, a farmer’s market and more. Friday through Sunday. $10. Details.

Full Moon Hike at Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve: Experience the energy of the full moon while you navigate the trails. Open to all ages, but those 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 7-8 p.m. Free. Details.

Learn Things

Women’s Self Defense Seminar at Winners for Life Martial Arts Ballantyne: Learn how to defend yourself in dangerous situations. 6-8 p.m. Free. Details.

Arts & Entertainment

Charlotte Symphony Pops: The Music Of John Denver at Belk Theater: Jim Curry tips his hat to the late singer-songwriter John Denver with hits like “Annie’s Song” and “Eagle and the Hawk.” 7:30 p.m. $19+. Details.

South End Gallery Crawl in Historic South End: The neighborhood’s art galleries, as well select shops and restaurants who also feature local and fine art, will stay open late to showcase their newest exhibitions. Expect music, food and drink, plus an opportunity to meet the artists. 5-9 p.m. Free. Details.

Opening Reception at New Gallery of Modern Art: See the debut of Stephen Wilson’s new body of works, “Shine a Light When it’s Gray Out.” 6-8 p.m. Free. Details.

Break The Mold Tour at Ovens Auditorium: Jo Koy is stopping in Charlotte on her standup tour. 7:30 p.m. $37+. Details.

HeARTbeat at McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square: Enjoy a one-of-a-kind event honoring 10 local nonprofits through music, dance and digital art created by teens from Playing for Others. 8-10 p.m. $22. Details.

Fried Chicken Art Party at Oso Skate Park: Skate, eat Price’s chicken and drink PBRs while you take in works from various regional artists. 21+ only. 8-11 p.m. Free, $10 to skate. Details.


Green Eggs & Ham Dr. Seuss Day Fun at SAS Cupcakes: Kids will enjoy a reading from the classic book before making a craft and decorating green cupcakes. Call to reserve in advance. 10:30-11:15 a.m. $6. Details.

Father Daughter Date Night at The Ballantyne: Expect an evening of dinner, dancing and more. Proceeds benefit IJM. 6-9 p.m. $28 for daughters under 12, $38 for daughters over 13 and $47 for dads. Details.


Mecklenburg County Mobile Pharmacy at Iglesia Sion AD: They’ll have health screenings as well as over-the-counter items such as Tylenol available. 18+ only. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Details.

Boot Camp & Breakfast at Body Upgrade Fitness Boot Camp: Participate in a 50-minute boot camp and follow it up with a casual breakfast from Stacks Kitchen. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. $18. Details.

Sensual Yoga & Bellydance at Yoga Warrior Studio @ Advanced Therapeutics: Get your heart rate up as you learn the basics of bellydancing before cooling down with a deep stretch yoga class. 8-11 p.m. $25. Details.


CIAA Tournament at Bojangles’ Coliseum and Spectrum Center: Charlotte’s CIAA conference teams will compete throughout the week, and the conference will host plenty of events in between. Thursday through Saturday. Times and ticket prices vary. Details.

CIAA Parties

CIAA Extravaganza at The Carole Hoefener Center: They’ll have a party Friday with an all-black attire dress code and full bar, plus a celebrity afterparty on Saturday. Friday (9 p.m.-2 a.m) and Saturday (9 p.m.-2 a.m.). $10-$100. Details.

CIAA Pink Carpet at Apostrophe Lounge: Get your picture taken on the pink carpet before listening to a female DJ and shopping all things CIAA, fashion and beauty. 2-8 p.m. $25. Details.

AfroPop! Tournament Edition at Crown Station: They’ll have plenty of DJs, vendors, jerk chicken and vegetarian meals, which means there’s something for everyone. 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Free. Details.

Fabolous & DJ Envy Celebrity Tournament Party at Whisky River: See Fabolous, DJ Envy, DJ Spazo and more. 8:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. $25-$2,000. Details.

CI Night at Howl at the Moon: Celebrity guest Tank will be on-site, along with DJs Crush Groovey and Puff. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $40+. Details.

Gucci Mane, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne Charlotte Tournament Weekend Takeover at Oak Room: See the three – and their friends – headline this party. 9 p.m. $40-$100. Details.

Cardi B Takeover at World Nightclub: Celebrate the tournament with a performance by Grammy-nominated Cardi B, the voice behind Bodak Yellow. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $100-$180. Details.

Trina & Uncle Luke Live at Club One: See Trina & Uncle Luke live in action, hosted by Tony Rock 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $40-$80. Details.

Midnight Breakfast Buffet at The Venue @ 1801: Take care of those late night cravings with a brunch menu featuring a full breakfast buffet. 1:30-5 a.m. $20. Details.

Saturday, March 3

Food & Drink

Irish Breakfast: Return of Sláinte and Red Rover at Legion Brewing: Get your hands on Irish breakfast classics, including Bowl ‘O Hash and Shepard’s Pie, while the brewery taps its Irish Red Ale and Stout. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Details.

Hello Kitty Cafe Truck at Northlake Mall: See what the fuss is about when the truck makes its Charlotte appearance, complete with treats. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. Details.

Dayscape at SIP: Mix and mingle with other young professionals while you enjoy live music and premium cocktails. 12-6 p.m. $35. Details.

Hop Cakes Vs. Honey Pie: Battle of the DIPAs at Carolina Beer Temple at Ayrsley: Vote for your favorite of the two DIPAs and be entered to win raffle prizes from both breweries in the process. 12-11:59 p.m. Free. Details.

PMNA Winter Fling & Silent Auction at Resident Culture Brewing Company: Bring your grass skirts and limbo skills for this island-themed dinner, which comes with a drink, dessert, live music, a raffle ticket and more. 5-10 p.m. $30 in advance. Details.

Learn Things

Monthly Bird Walk at Discovery Place Nature: Take a guided walk around the Museum and Freedom Park to discover birds that can be seasonally or permanently found in and around Charlotte and the surrounding areas 10:15 a.m. Free. Details.

Creative Writing 101 at The Last Word: Presented by Little Brown Girl Publishing, this event is designed to get your creative juices flowing and provide you with everything you need to create your first piece of work. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $27. Details.

Arts & Entertainment

Coffee & Conversation at New Gallery of Modern Art: Hear artist Stephen Wilson’s take on his new series that combines embroidery with oil painting. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Details.

Katt Williams 11:11 RNS World Tour at Bojangles’ Coliseum: See the legendary comedian on his Charlotte stop. 8 p.m. $61+. Details.


Fityoulous Grand Re-Opening at Fityoulous: Shop the store’s sales, get in a work out with Kädi Fit and indulge in the a DIY mimosa bar. The first 50 customers will receive a free workout tank. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. Details.

Goodies, Gifts and Gab at Hilton Garden Inn: Enjoy a day of shopping, refreshments, grab bags and more. 12-5 p.m. Free. Details.

Do Good

Volunteer Training & Workshop at Beatties Ford Library: If you’re looking to make a difference in the next election cycle, this is your chance to get trained on how to talk to voters and how to help any eligible voter make their vote count. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. Details.


Candy Land Fashion Show at The Ballantyne: This kids’ fashion show is inspired and designed after the colorful world of the classic board game. 11:30 a.m. $30-$70. Details.

Villa Heights Family Game Night at Free Range Brewing: Bring your favorite family-friendly game to play with your neighbors, or play the ones the brewery has on-site. 3:30-6:30 p.m. Free. Details.


Get Your Rear in Gear at Independence Park: Help raise awareness of colorectal cancer with a 5K run/walk and a kid-friendly fun run. 7-10 a.m. $35. Details.

Run Jen Run at Symphony Park: Come for the race, stay for the after party, which will have music, kids activities, free beer and more. Proceeds benefit the Go Jen Go! Foundation, which provides financial assistance for families fighting breast cancer. 8 a.m. $35. Details.

Ride for a Reason at Life Time Athletic Charlotte: Help raise money for St. Jude’s at this indoor cycling relay, plus its fundraising beforehand. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Donation-based. Details.

Balanced Lifestyle Expo at Lenny Boy Brewing Co.: Expect demonstrations from nutritionists and trainers, workouts and samples all day. 1-5 p.m. Free. Details.


Carolina vs. Duke Watch Party at Draught: Get your hands on $2 PBRs and $4 Stellas for this rivalry game. 5 p.m. Free. Details.

College Basketball at Dale F. Halton Arena: Support the 49ers women’s basketball team as they take on Florida Atlantic. 5-8 p.m. $5+. Details.

College Basketball at Dale F. Halton Arena: Support the 49ers men’s basketball team as they take on Florida Atlantic. 7:30-10:30 p.m. $5+. Details.

CIAA Parties

12th Annual Championship Jazz Brunch at McCormick & Schmick’s: Indulge in brunch, put on by the Charlotte Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, while you listen to a performance by 5th & York. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $40-$50. Details.

Carolina Curly: Tournament Edition at SpringHill Suites Uptown: Learn about how to care for natural skin and hair from a panel of experts. Products and refreshments will also be available. 12-5 p.m. $10. Details.

Tournament Weekender Day Party at Crown Station: With 6 DJs and plenty of food trucks, there’s something for everyone at this party. 12-6 p.m. $10. Details.

Ruth’s Chris Day Party at Ruth’s Chris Uptown: The red carpet affair will come complete with 2 DJs and food available for purchase. 12-8 p.m. $40+. Details.

Underground Music and Vendor Fest at Studio1212: They’ll have art, poetry, music and more from black artists to celebrate the CIAA tournament. 1-5 p.m. $10. Details.

DayQuil Party at Kandy Bar: Take in a performance by R&B singer Tank at this day party. 2-7:30 p.m. $27+. Details.

Official CIAA Party at Charlotte Convention Center’s Crown Ballroom: Mix and mingle with more than 40 celebrity hosts, musicians and more. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $65. Details.

Tournament Takeover featuring Ludacris at Whisky River: Book a table for faster entry, bottle service and VIP perks. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $25-$2,000. Details.

The Art of Afrobeat at EMZY: Enjoy music from Steve Nizzo of Kenya and The Dynamic DJ Kato of Nigeria. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $10-$15. Details.

Sunday, March 4

Food & Drink

Jazz, Beats and Brunch at Ink N Ivy: Dig into a Southern-style brunch buffet with waffles, omelets and Bloody Mary stations. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $15-45. Details.

Curry Class with Santhoshi’s Kitchen at Savory Spice Shop: Learn a simple vegetarian curry recipe. Your ticket includes samples, recipes and highlighted spices to use at home 5:30-7 p.m. $10. Details.

Arts & Entertainment

Film Screening at Mint Museum Uptown: Take in a showing of Through The Repellent Fence, a documentary on the “land art” movement in the U.S. 1-3 p.m. Free. Details.

Oscar Night at The Metropolitan: Enjoy a fashion show filled with designer pieces available for purchase, plus celebrity themed cocktails. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Details.


Queen City Makers Market at Bold Missy Brewery: From natural body care products to jewelry to pet supplies to bakers and more, you’ll find it here. 1-5 p.m. Free. Details.

Do Good

24 Foundation at OMB: A portion of all brewery sales will be donated to the 24 Foundation. While you’re there, enjoy a 20-mile ride with Team Reeb, the brewery’s partner cycling team and register for this year’s 24 Hours of Booty to beat last year’s $5,000 donation. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Free. Details.


Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic at Ovens Auditorium: Join Mickey, Minnie and 25 of your other favorite Disney characters as they bring their stories to life. 12 p.m. $25+. Details.


NoDa Hop Yoga at NoDa Brewing Company: Enjoy an hour-long restorative yoga session and post-practice beer. 10:45-11:45 a.m. $5. Details.

Sunday Serenity Yoga at Blue Blaze Brewing: Enjoy an hour-long session and a beer after. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $8. Details.

Restorative Yoga with Hot Stones at NoDa Yoga: Join special guest teacher Kimberly Drye to literally melt away physical tension. 2-4 p.m. $35 in advance. Details.


College Baseball at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium: Support the 49ers baseball team as they take on the Siena Saints. 1-4 p.m. $5-$10. Details.

CIAA Parties

Recovery Brunch at Loft & Cellar: Recover from the tournament with a heart brunch and live music all afternoon. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Details.

CIAA Paint Party at The Majestique: They’ll provide the supplies, guided paint session and DJ, you bring just bring your own drinks. 1:30 p.m. $20. Details.

House-Nic Tournament Weekender Closing Party at Crown Station: Close out the tournament with 3 of Charlotte’s best female DJs. 2-7 p.m. $7. Details.

Vault Tournament Weekend: Sunday Funday on the Roof at Vault: See the tournament off with two DJs. Ticket purchase also includes a Vault membership. 21+ only. 5 p.m.-2 a.m. $18. Details.

We’re excited for…

Sycamore Spring Fest at Sycamore Brewing: Celebrate the warm weather with live music, indoor and outdoor beer and cider stations, prosecco pops, limited edition t-shirts and more. April 14.

Tuck Fest at the U.S. National Whitewater Center: Enjoy 4 full days of activities like obstacle challenges, yoga, trail races, competitions, exhibitions, live music and more. April 19-22.

Girl Tribe Pop Up at 2116 Hawkins Street: For the first time, the pop up shop will fill 2 days with 90+ local vendors and discounts, plus activities, music, food and drink and its new space at Girl Tribe Design District. April 20-22.

See all the upcoming events here.

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