Agenda Weekender: 25 cool things to do this weekend, including 14th Annual Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

Agenda Weekender: 25 cool things to do this weekend, including 14th Annual Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival
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FRIDAY, MARCH 6

53. Mostly windy. 10% chance of rain.

Arts & Entertainment

Midnight Special Jazz Jam at Middle C Jazz: Date night alert! Do a late dinner Uptown, then end with a night cap and jazz show at Middle C. 11:30 p.m. Free, RSVP. Details.

Experience

Southern Spring Home & Garden Show at The Park Expo and Conference Center: Find all things home and garden, from granite countertop suppliers to roofing companies to blind and shutter shops. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. $0-$12. Details.

Fitness

Blacklight Chakti Yoga x Outwod at Hive Fitness: Take an energizing yoga class, all while supporting the OUT Foundation. 7:15-8:15 p.m. $20. Details.

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Sports

Charlotte Checkers vs. Utica Comets at Bojangles’ Coliseum: Cheer on the Checkers while they take on the Utica Comets. 7 p.m. $18+. Details.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

56. Sunny. 0% chance of rain.

Food & Drink

14th Annual Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival at Bank of America Stadium Lot: Indulge in a day of all things quintessentially Southern: all-you-can-taste beer and bourbon, barbecue and fixins’, biscuits, and smoked meats. Expect cigars, music, games, and shopping, too. VIP: noon to 6 p.m., General Admission: 2-6 p.m. $29-$75. Details.

First Annual Neighborhood Oyster Roast at The Waterman: Put on your Barbour and get out your shucking knife. $40 gets you all-you-can-eat oysters. Yum. Noon to 5 p.m. $40. Details.

Oyster Roast at Sycamore: Oysters, beer, live music, sunshine. What more do you need? Noon to 11 p.m. Free. Details.

PBJ Eating Contest! at Catawba Brewing Company: Eat your heart out, peanut butter jelly lovers. Up to 60 people can compete to see who can eat the most PBJs. The winner gets a $25 gift card. 3-4 p.m. $5 entry. Details.

OMB Cans Release Party at The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery: OMB has heard your cries, and it’s releasing cans. Copper Altbier, Captain Jack Pilsner, Hornets Nest Hefeweizen, 704 Hazy Wheat Ale, and its seasonal Früh Bock will be available in BPA-free cans. Everyone who buys a four-pack gets a free koozie. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Free. Details.

Arts & Entertainment

Dancing with the Stars of Charlotte at Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts: See dancers compete for the title, and raise funds for Charlotte Ballet and six local charitable organizations. 8:30-11 p.m. SOLD OUT. Details.

Experience

Unknown’s 6.5ish Anniversary Music Festival at Unknown Brewing: The concert lineup includes Empire Strikes Brass, Akita Funk Band, No BS! Band, and Petey Pablo. Also expect Unknown beer releases, food trucks, and a fireworks show. First 75 people get an Unknown gift bag with RSVP. Noon to 11 p.m. Free. Details.

Southern Spring Home & Garden Show at The Park Expo and Conference Center: Find all things home and garden, from granite countertop suppliers to roofing companies to blind and shutter shops. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. $0-$12. Details.

Learn Things

Job Fair at PNC Music Pavilion: The venue is hiring in several departments: security, parking attendants, ushers, ticket takers, box office, VIP premium services, cleaning team, guest ambassadors, and operations. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Details.

Sports

Charlotte Hornets vs. Houston Rockets at Spectrum: Calling all b-ball fans. Go see the Hornets play the Houston Rockets. 5 p.m. $34-$510. Details.

Charlotte Checkers vs. Utica Comets at Bojangles’ Coliseum: Cheer on the Checkers while they take on the Utica Comets. 6 p.m. $18+. Details.

Do Good

8th Annual Run Jen Run 5K and Festival at Symphony Park in SouthPark: In addition to the 5k, expect a kids’ zone, the Garden of Hope (filled with Signs of Hope), and a survivors corner where those who have or did have breast cancer can get pampered. 8 a.m. $35 to run. Details.

Shopping

Wedding Dress Pop-Up Sale at Goodwill – Wilkinson Boulevard: More than 2,400 designer wedding dresses will be marked down, starting at $25. Ladies, best of luck. 9 a.m. Free to attend. Details.

Buru Pop-Up at Society Social: The LA-based clothing brand’s founder, Morgan Hutchinson, is bringing some of her favorite pieces to Society Social so you can shop. And local stylist Brittany Newcomb will be on site to help. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free, RSVP to info@shopburu.com for a special Buru discount. Details.

Las Olas Grand Opening at Atherton Mill: The Charleston-based, high-end bathing suit store is opening its doors at Atherton, and Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit will be on site to help celebrate. 10 a.m. Free. Details.

Community Pop Up Market at Sardis Marketplace: Hunt for new and second-hand clothing, vintage furniture, antiques, and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Details.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

61. Mostly. 0% chance of rain.

Food & Drink

Drag Brunch by The Vanity House at Rosemont: Brunch and a drag show are the ultimate Sunday scaries remedy, so get your fix of both. 11 a.m. $11. Details.

Experience

International Women’s Day Celebration at Resident Culture: Expect free massages and samples, interactive art, vendors, live piercings, music, and talks from female entrepreneurs. Noon to 5:30 p.m. Free. Details.

Southern Spring Home & Garden Show at The Park Expo and Conference Center: Find all things home and garden, from granite countertop suppliers to roofing companies to blind and shutter shops. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $0-$12. Details.

Fitness

Shamrock Gardens Elementary Shamrock Shuffle 5K at Shamrock Gardens Elementary: Registration funds raised from this race support Shamrock Gardens Elementary, a school serving the Plaza Midwood, Country Club Heights, and Plaza Shamrock neighborhoods. Wear green, run for a good cause, and stay for the food trucks after. 2 p.m. $30. Details.

ON THE AGENDA

Science on the Rocks: Game Night. Play all of your favorite childhood games with a twist, including giant Chutes and Ladders, Battleshots (with alcohol-filled ships), Dance Dance Revolution, and more. Of course there will be a cash/credit bar with beer, wine, and liquor, too. March 20.

Pure Barre Pop-up class. Take a 55-minute Pure Barre class, and treat yourself to a beer afterward (trust us, you’ll earn it. Barre is sneaky hard.) March 22.

SEED20 OnStage. Twenty nonprofit entrepreneurs will be vying for prizes, and up to ten finalists will give fast-paced three-minute pitches of their ideas to a panel of judges and to the audience (you get to vote, too). Tickets includes admission, drinks, and dinner. March 31.

See all the upcoming events here.

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