What to Do and Where to Go at the Lake this weekend – starting Thursday.

From St. Patrick’s Day bashes to Easter egg hunts, events around the Lake are springing up faster than we can update our calendars! Here’s your round-up for this weekend:


St. Patricks Day, Greenway, Bikeway, Dirtway Party
Thursday, March 17
Primal Brewery


Find the luck of the Irish at Primal Brewing’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. This year they are donating a portion of the proceeds to the local Greenway, Bikeway, and Dirtway projects that add trails and walkways to Huntersville.


Killington’s St. Patricks Celebration
Thursday, March 17
Killington’s Restaurant and Pub


Enjoy classic favorites served up with an Irish flair at Killingtons Restaurant and Pub. Sip on Jameson and Guinness special, listen to Celtic band Dennis Spring and the Sons of the Full Moon and cross your fingers that you win one of their great giveaways.


The Leftover Green Beer Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads
Friday, March 19
The Sweet Spot


Join the Chuckleheads in their Whose Line is it Anyway style comedy show. Their interactive style will keep you laughing the whole way through.


Cabarrus Brewing Co. Grand Opening Weekend
Friday, March 18- Sunday, March 20
Cabarrus Brewing Company

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Help welcome newcomer Cabarrus Brewing Company with a weekend full of events. Start off with a free brewery tour (offered throughout the weekend), taste their wide variety of beers on tap and enjoy food from local favorite The Smoke Pit.


Hop Into Spring
Saturday, March 19
Robbins Park

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Hop over to this family friendly spring festival designed specifically for little ones ages 3-12. Enjoy an afternoon filled with fun including arts and crafts, inflatables, a DJ, face painting and the opportunity to say cheese with the Easter Bunny himself.


International Film Festival
Monday, March 14-April 9
UNC Charlotte

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Experience the world through a different point of view at the annual UNC Charlotte International Film Festival. The festival, which runs from March 14- April 9, features over two dozen films from countries including Brazil, Russia, Iran, Germany among others. View the full list of films here.


5 & 5 Beer and Cheese Tasting
Sunday, March 20
High Branch Brewing Co.

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Head brewer T.J. Creighton and master cheese maker Randy Fisher have paired together a series of cheeses and beers for an afternoon of nibbling and tasting. There will be two tastings: one at 2 pm and one at 5 pm. Each is capped at 50 guests, so get your ticket now!


Town of Mooresville Easter Eggstravaganza
Saturday, March 19
Cornelius Road Park

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The hunt is on for the 20,000 Easter eggs scattered through the baseball fields at Cornelius Road Park. Kids ages 1-12 are invited to scoop up as many as they can find after being divided into age groups. After the egg hunt, enjoy food vendors, arts & crafts, bounce houses, games and more.


St. Paddy’s at Bayne
Saturday, March 19
Bayne Brewing Company


Bring the whole family to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Bayne Brewing this Saturday. There will be activities for the kids, great food and wine and beer for the adults. Starting at 3:30 enjoy live music performances from Nikki Fellows and John Sullivan and John Hall at 7 PM.



Allison Hancinhttp://www.allisonhancin.com
A Charlotte-loving adventure seeker with an appetite for discovering local finds. Always planning my next trip!