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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25
2019 CIAA Tournament
Spectrum Center & Bojangles’ Coliseum | Times vary | $20-$250 | Details
Why you should go: You’ll get to see the men’s and women’s basketball teams battle it for the finals (Saturday) for their respective divisions. There are tons of games and ticket packages, and it’ll run through March 2.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Golden State Warriors
Spectrum Center | 7 p.m. | $66+ | Details
Why you should go: Stephen Curry is back in Charlotte again after All-Star weekend to take on Kemba Walker and the Hornets.
Wet & Kilo Kish
The Fillmore | 8 p.m. | $20 | Details
Why you should go: The Indie pop New York-based artists are taking a month-long tour hitting up major cities, including Charlotte.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26
SiriusXM Lithium presents: Gin Blossoms New Miserable Experience Live
The Fillmore | 8 p.m. | $29.50 | Details
Why you should go: The rock band has been together for more than 30 years, and they’re going to be bringing their show to Charlotte.
Cocktail Mixing for Beginners
The Daily Tavern | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $40 | Details
Why you should go: Learn how to make and mix cocktails, and taste them along the way. Must be 21+.
The Warm Up Tournament Tipoff Party
Loft & Cellar | 6-11 p.m. | Free admission | Details
Why you should go: The Sigmas of Charlotte are kicking off tournament weekend with DJ Solo.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27
Charlotte Hornets vs. Houston Rockets
Spectrum Center | 7 p.m. | $18-$450 | Details
Why you should go: Cheer on the Hornets as they take on the Houston Rockets.
Parks and Rec Trivia
Lenny Boy Brewing Co. | 7-9 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Put those hours of Parks and Recreation binging to good use. A $40 gift card and free beer is on the line.
Introduction to the Enneagram
Hygge Coworking West at 2128 Remount Road | 6:30-8:15 p.m. | $28 | Details
Why you should go: Learn more about the nine enneagram types (basically personality types) and see how it applies in your life.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Beer Dinner @ The Suffolk Punch
Suffolk Punch | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $65 | Details
Why you should go: You’ll get a five-course meal paired with Suffolk Punch Brewing beers.
[Agenda related guide: Complete list and map of Charlotte’s 30+ local breweries, plus the most popular beer at each]
Susan G. Komen Charlotte: Laugh for the Cure
McGlohon Theater | 7:15 p.m. | $35-$100 | Details
Why you should go: You’ll get a great comedy show while benefiting nonprofit Susan G. Komen Charlotte.
Blankets & Brews Pop-Up!
Sycamore Brewing | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | $85 | Details
Why you should go: You get to learn how to knit a giant chunky blanket, and all of the supplies will be provided.
FRIDAY, MARCH 1
CIAA Fan Fest
Charlotte Convention Center | 12-8 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: The event will feature guest speakers, vendors, cooking demonstrations, health screenings and more.
Black Food Truck Friday
Recess Charlotte | 4-10 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Entry is free and you can purchase food from some of Charlotte’s best, black-owned food trucks.
CIAA Step Show
Charlotte Convention Center | 5:30- 10 p.m. | Details
Why you should go: The Greeks vs. Greeks event is hosted by Wild’n Out’s Darren Brand and Power 98’s No Limit Larry and the Morning Maddhouse.
Frozemont: 2 Day Bar Olympics
Rosemont Bar | 6 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: The Friday events include cornhole and beer pong — both are free to enter. More fun events and competitions take place Saturday.
Peanut Butter Jelly Time Release
Catawba Brewing | Noon to 10 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: They’re releasing their Raspberry PBJ Time and a new Strawberry-Rhubarb PBJ Time.
Southern Spring Home & Garden Show
The Park Expo and Conference Center | 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. | $10 | Details
Why you should go: Check out all things home, garden and design under one roof.
Tyber Creek Pub | 7 p.m. | $10 | Details
Why you should go: There’s going to be DJs, live music, a flip cup tournament and more.
105.3 RnB presents Day Party 5 w/ DJ Stacey Blackman & Friends
Suite | 1-7 p.m. | $20-$600 | Details
Why you should go: Party with DJ Stacey Blackman & Friends for day five of the tournament.
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