Spring weather in February means a few things around the Lake: open windows, a preview of patio season and a full social calendar. We’ve got you covered with our round-up of what to do and where to go this weekend in Lake Norman:

 

A Streetcar Named Desire
Through March 12
Armour Street Theatre

Where To Go This Weekend In Lake Norman

Stella, Stanley and Blanche are back as this Tennessee Williams classic comes to life at Armour Street Theatre. Shows run through March 12. Tickets start at $20.

 

Primal Mardi Gras Party
Saturday, February 25
Primal Brewery

Get in the Mardi Gras spirit with the help of Primal Brewery. Their celebration will have you thinking you took a weekend trip to the Big Easy, complete with live music, jazz and free beads.

 

Wicked Weed Can Release Party
Saturday, February 25
bottled & tapped

Where To Go This Weekend In Lake Norman

Try the four newly released canned beers from Asheville’s Wicked Weed Brewing Company. There will also be live music from Karl Stolz.

 

Mardi Gras
Saturday, February 25
Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Company

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Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Company is starting the Mardi Gras party early with tunes from D.J. Festive, a crab broil and of course, tons of beads and beer. The fun starts at 12 p.m.

 

Traditional Argentinian Dinner at Rural Hill
Saturday, February 25
Rural Hill

argentinian dinner

Experience an authentic Argentinian Dinner served by chef and award-winning author Dan Huntley. The menu features an assortment of appetizers and entrees served with wine pairings. $50 per person. View the full menu and purchase tickets here.

 

Mardi Gras Party hosted by Dj Capps
Saturday, February 25
The Kilted Buffalo

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Bring your beads and your party attitude to The Kilted Buffalo for their Mardi Gras party. The celebration kicks off at 10 p.m.

 

Bayne Brewing Improv Party Show w/ Now Are the Foxes
Saturday, February 25
Bayne Brewing Company

improv party show

It’s sure to be a night full of brews and laughs at We Are The Foxes takes the stage at Bayne Brewing Company. Get the whole crew involved in this “Whose Line is it Anyway” style show. Begins at 8 p.m.

 

On The Roxx Mardi Gras Bead Party
Saturday, February 25
On the Roxx

on the roxx party

On the Roxx is getting the Mardi Gras party started with a DJ and plenty of beads to go around. Drink specials include $3 beer and the house specials. No cover and free parking. Begins at 9 p.m.

 

Liz Longley, Singer/Songwriter
Saturday, February 25
Davidson College – Tyler-Tallman Hall

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Award-winning songwriter Liz Longley takes the stage at Davidson College this weekend, bringing new songs from her album coming out this August. Show begins at 8 p.m. Purchase tickets here.

 


 

Live music round-up

 

Friday, February 24

 

Holly Hopkins Band 
Old Town Public House
8:30 p.m.

 

Lisa De Novo 
Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Company
6:30 p.m.

 

The Chris Jones Trio
Cabarrus Brewing Company
7:30 p.m.

 

Jody Edwards & Joanna
The Wine Room at Afton Village
8 p.m.

 

Saturday, February 25

 

MidLife Cris Live for Ada Jenkins
Harvey’s Cornelius
8 p.m.

 

Tonya Wood Music Co.
The Vinyl Pi
8:30 p.m.

 

Cameron Floyd
Cafe 100
7 p.m.

 

Neighbor Unknown
Corkscrew
8:30 p.m.