MONDAY, MARCH 25
Ready to Roo Charlotte: Corn Hole Tournament
Tilt | 5-10 p.m. | Free, RSVP | Details
Why you should go: Bonaroo music festival reps are coming to Charlotte to give you a a chance to win tickets to the festival. There are competitions all week, and it kicks off with a Corn Hole Tournament. The tournament starts at 7 p.m., but get there early for free drinks and more.
4th Annual Sugar Shock
Project 658 | 6:30-9 p.m. | $75 | Details
Why you should go: Treat yourself to dessert for dinner. You’ll get six courses as well as drinks.
Knight Theater | 5:30-10 p.m. | $65-$85 | Details
Why you should go: Twenty nonprofit entrepreneurs will showcase their ideas and the top 10 will get the chance to share quick pitches for a chance to win prizes. Plus, you get to network with people tackling social challenges.
Paul Hobbs Wine Dinner
Foxcroft Wine Co. – Dilworth | 7-9:30 p.m. | Call 704-602-2133 for seats | Details
Why you should go: You get four-course meal from Chef Justin Solomon, and you get to try eight Paul Hobbs’ wines.
TUESDAY, MARCH 26
Connect, Commit, Empower
Founders Hall | 8-10 a.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: You’ll hear from a variety of business and community leaders who are sharing their plans for how to support their vision for Charlotte.
Charlotte Hornets vs. San Antonio Spurs
Spectrum Center | 7 p.m. | $15-$350 | Details
Why you should go: Cheer on the Hornets as they take on the Spurs.
National Geographic Live! On the Trail of Big Cats
McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square | 7:30 p.m. | $19.50 | Details
Why you should go: Calling all parents with curious kiddos. Photographer Steve Winter has documented the lives of some of the world’s most endangered big cats, and you’ll get to learn more about them. Head to Discovery Place Science beforehand for a special hands-on cat experience.
Personally Speaking with Bryn Chancellor
320 E. Ninth St. | 6:30 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Hear from UNC Charlotte Professor of Creative Writing and author Bryn Chancellor about her latest novel, Sycamore.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27
Cheese and Wine Class
7th Street Public Market | 6-7:30 p.m. | $25 | Details
Why you should go: You get to taste a bunch of wine and cheese, and you get 10 percent off any purchases you make at the event.
Game of Thrones Trivia
Lenny Boy Brewing | 7-9 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: With the season finale coming up in a few weeks, now’s the time brush up on all of your Thrones knowledge.
Thuggishness: A Celebration of CLT Hip-Hop
Snug Harbor | 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. | $5 | Details
Why you should go: Celebrate local Hip-Hop music with a live show Simon SMTHNG, FLLS, sweetestcape, Jahmonte, Yung Citizen and Brio.
Hospital and Hospitality
5Church | 5-9 p.m. | Reservations available | Details
Why you should go: Levine Children’s Hospital patients will be working alongside the 5Church staff to seat, greet and serve all guests. Proceeds from the night go to LCH.
Holly Coulis at Rest Opening Reception
SOCO Gallery | 6-8 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Meet the artist and learn more about her iconic still-life paintings. You can also take a tour of the exhibit with Holly at 11 a.m. Match 28.
THURSDAY, MARCH 28
Charlotte’s Shortest Marathon
The Unknown Brewing Company | 6-9 p.m. | $10 | Details
Why you should go: All you have to do is run a cool .026 miles, and your admission includes a beer ticket, .026 sticker, Oreos and a donation to charity. The event is like the pre-game for the Charlotte Racefest half marathon and 10K.
Music Bingo at Pour Taproom
Pour Taproom | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: There are 118 drink options and on Thursday, some only cost 35 cents per ounce. So drink up and put your music knowledge to the test.
Disney Movies Trivia
NoDa Brewing | 6-8:30 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Assemble a team of Disney fanatics, and be prepared to to battle it out. I have a feeling this competition will be tough.
Learn How to Declutter Your Space with SkillPop
Northwood Office (11605 N. Community House Road, Suite 600) | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. | $25 | Details
Why you should go: Channel your inner Marie Kondo and learn how to make your space more organized.
Three Course Meal w/ Wine Pairing
Inizio Pizza (Dilworth) | 7-9 p.m. | $60 | Details
Why you should go: You get a burrata plate, house-made pasta, a small pizza and wine tastings.
FRIDAY, MARCH 29
Food Truck Friday Plaza Midwood with Live Music!
Resident Culture Brewing | 5-11 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: Food Truck Friday szn has finally arrived, so celebrate with live music, drinks and maybe multiple trips to your fav food truck.
Charlotte Craft Beer Week Kickoff Fundraiser for Matt McKenzie!
The Barrel Room at Triple C | 6-9 p.m. | $10 | Details
Why you should go: Help support local journalist Matt McKenzie who’s been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, and more than 20 local breweries that have teamed up for the event.
7th Street Public Market Vegan Dinner ft. OMG Alchemy
7th Street Public Market | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $55 | Details
Why you should go: You get a five-course vegan meal and three wine pours.
Zipline and Dine
USNWC | 6-9 p.m. | $75 | Details
Why you should go: As always, you’ll get a delicious chef-prepared meal and drink pairing, as well as a zip line excursion.
Avocado Food Truck Friday!
Sycamore Brewing | 5-10 p.m. | Free | Details
Why you should go: The typical food trucks will be serving up avocado dishes — a millennial’s dream!