ColorVibe 5k, Craft Beer Spring Fest, Superhero Cruise & More. What To Do This Weekend in Lake Norman – 3/31

It may be April Fool’s Day, but we don’t joke about weekend plans around here. Get your planners ready for our round-up of where to go and what to do this weekend in Lake Norman:

Friday, March 31

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change
Through April 9
Armour Street Theatre, Davidson

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Follow along the ups and downs of the dating game in this hilarious musical revue that covers everything from first impressions to in-laws. See performance schedule here. Tickets are $20 general admission in advance and $23 at the door.

Friday Night Fights/ Three Spirits Brewing Guest Tap
Bayne Brewing Company, Cornelius

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Kick off Charlotte Craft Beer week with a night of games and prizes at Bayne Brewing. Three Spirits Brewery is taking over the guest tap and their Friday Night Fights series ramps up. Haven’t heard of Friday Night Fights yet? It’s your chance to be social, drink beer and win prizes without putting your cell phone down. Compete against other brewery-goers in mobile games as prizes are awarded each hour, with a grand prize given for best score of the night.

CLT Craft Beer Week Event
Crafty Beer Guys, Huntersville

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Over in Huntersville, Crafty Beer Guys is teaming up with Legion Brewing and The Barking Duck Brewing Co. to welcome Charlotte Craft Beer Week. Sample their best offerings and find a new favorite after work on Friday.

Food Truck Friday
Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Company, Concord

It’s the “official” kick-off of Food Truck Fridays at Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Company. This week’s line-up includes Mel’s BLT Kitchen, FireGrill, BBQ Time, Emergensweets and more. Consider dinner planned.

Saturday, April 1

Color Vibe 5K
Concord Mills, Concord

Sure, you may start out in a boring old white T-shirt, but this is anything but your everyday 5k. Good vibes abound at the Color Vibe 5k, where you’ll be blasted with color along the route. Registration starts at $29.99. Kids receive one free registration with a paid adult.

Community: Harrison Nichols Run
Davidson Day School, Davidson

Lace up to celebrate the 10th Annual Harrison Nichols Day with a run honoring the life of a student who lost his battle against pediatric cancer. The route spans across Wolter Field and the nearby pond, with both 5k and 1-mile route options. Register here.

1 Year Anniversary Celebration
Ghostface Brewing, Mooresville

Ghostface Brewing is turning one, and throwing a party to celebrate. Toast to many more with live music, the unveiling of their collaboration with Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Company and multiple vendors on-site.

Superheroes On Lake Norman Cruise
Lady of the Lake – Queens Landing, Mooresville

Calling all superheros! Kids will love meeting their idols aboard the Lady of the Lake, and get to experience the thrill first hand as the boat is threatened by evil forces. Will the superheros on board be able to save the day in time for lunch?

Live Art at High Branch Brewing
High Branch Brewing Company, Concord

High Branch Brewing Company is celebrating Charlotte Craft Beer Week by combining their love for beer and art. The second annual art event features work from local artists, live music, special beer offerings and live art being created on site. Admission is free.

Easter Bunny Photos with your Pup
Lucky Dog Bark & Brew LKN, Cornelius

Introduce Fido to Peter Cottontail at this fun seasonal event. Lucky Dog is inviting all pups and owners to pose with the Easter Bunny for a cause. Photos are free with a donation to Caroina Big Hearts Big Barks Rescue. Don’t forget to fuel up, The Carolina Smash Truck will be on site, and 10% of all bar sales during the event benefit the rescue’s mission.

Sunday, April 2

Craft Beer Spring Fest
Jetton Village, Cornelius

Spring weather and cold beer, who could ask for more? Cheers to both at Craft Beer SpringFest this Sunday. Jetton Village will host multiple craft breweries, vendors, live bands and of course, beer-lovers, at this afternoon festival. In addition to the beer, wine and food, kids can get in on the fun with a bounce house and lawn games. Free admission.

The Bridal Showcase at Magnolia Woods
Magnolia Woods, Huntersville

Planning a wedding should be fun, not stressful. Let the professionals at Magnolia Woods introduce you to the best vendors in the industry and watch your vision come to life. The showcase features mini workshops, giveaways, appetizers and more. The show is free, but pre-register to be one of the first 25 and receive a swag bag.


Live music round-up

Friday, March 31

Billy Jones & the Pocket
The Wine Room at Afton Village, Concord
8 p.m.

Staton Bush Project
Cabarrus Brewing Company, Concord
7:30 p.m.

Moses Jones Band
The Vinyl Pi, Huntersville
8:30 p.m.

John Sullivan & Friends
The Kilted Buffalo, Huntersville

Little Johnny Trailer Trash
Ghostface Brewing, Mooresville

Pursey Kerns
Mona’s Lounge, Mooresville
8:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 1

Bullfrog Moon Breakout
Bayne Brewing Company, Cornelius
7 p.m.

One Paper Crane
Old Town Public House, Cornelius
7 p.m.

The Boat Rockers
Beach House LKN, Mooresville
7 p.m.

Brave The Bullets
Eddie’s on Lake Norman, Mooresville
7 p.m.

Sunday, April 2

Sunday Jazz Jam w/ Brian Burton & Scott McCloud
Old Town Public House, Cornelius
6 p.m.

Shannon Lee Solo
The Cabin, Davidson
6 p.m.

Abe Reid & The Spikedrivers
The Vinyl Pi, Huntersville
8:30 p.m.