You’ll find the luck of the Irish and much more with all the fun coming our way this St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Here’s what to do this weekend in Lake Norman:
Latta Celtic Festival
March 17-18 | Historic Latta Plantation, Huntersville
Celebrating its sixth year, Latta Plantation’s Celtic Festival features live music (view the full schedule here), food and beer vendors and historic and heritage demonstrations.
St. Patty’s Days
March 16-17 | Wine Maestro, Mooresville
Wine Maestro is celebrating all weekend with live music on Friday and Saturday nights and Irish menu specials.
March Madness Watch Party
Harvey’s Cornelius | 6 p.m.
Keep up with March Madness with a watching party at Harvey’s. The first drink is free (the first two drinks free for the first 50 attendees), plus cross your fingers for hourly giveaways. Fill out your bracket before the event for a chance to win an Apple Watch.
Watch as the winners of the “Sing with the Jazz Ensemble Competition” take the stage backed by a big band ensemble in this annual concert directed by Bill Lawing. Free and open to the public.
A Breath of Fresh Air: original paintings by Stephen Lursen
Old Town Public House | 7:30 p.m.
Just in time for Spring, OTPH will welcome original paintings by local artist Stephen Lursen. At the exhibit’s opening reception, meet the artist and enjoy food and drink.
Pisgah Brewing Event
Ultimate Ales, Mooresville | 6-9 p.m.
Ultimate Ales will tap four beers from Pisgah Brewing Company: 4 Hop Pale Ale, Simcoe IPA, Schwarzbier and Vanilla Porter.
Laugh Your Bags Off
15711 Brookway Dr. | 7-8:30 p.m.
Enjoy a night of PG-13 comedy benefitting Bags of Hope, a backpack program that supplies free weekend food provisions to school children experiencing food insecurity. $10+ donation suggested. Doors open at 6:30pm.
St. Patrick’s Day at Bayne
Bayne Brewing Company, Cornelius | 2-10 p.m.
Bayne Brewing’s St. Patrick’s Day bash is a family-friendly event that includes face painting, bounce houses, a food truck and Irish music all day.
15th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, Cornelius | 8 a.m. – 2 a.m.
At Galway Hooker, grab a drink at the pub originally located in Ireland that now calls Lake Norman home. Their 15th annual block party celebration will have Irish dancers, bagpipers, games, Irish fare, live music and more.
Al’s St. Patrick’s Day Party
Al’s Bar & Grille, Cornelius | All day
At Al’s, St. Patrick’s Day features include corned beef and cabbage and drink specials all day. Music provided by a live band at 4 p.m. and a DJ beginning at 9.
Shake Your Shamrocks
D9 Brewing Company | All day
Celebrate at d( Brewing Company, where they’ll be releasing a new beer, have a food truck and bagpipers onsite and two acts of live music.
1st Annual Bin 110 St. Patrick’s Day Party
Bin 110, Cornelius | All day
Bin 110’s inaugural St. Patrick’s Day Party will include your favorite music videos, drink specials (like the Lucky Charms Shot) and more. No cover charge.
St. Paddy’s Day at Mac’s Speed Shop
Mac’s Speed Shop, Cornelius | All day
At Mac’s Speed Shop, expect drink specials and live music from Pluto for Planet.
A Very Cork St. Patrick’s Day
Cork and Cask, Cornelius | 2 p.m.
Head to Cork and Cask for all things Irish: a special menu, featured beers and music.
St. Patty’s at Jacks
Jack’s Corner Tap, Cornelius | All day, live music begins at 9:30 p.m.
Jack’s Corner Tap will be celebrating with food and drink specials and live music from 7 Days band at 9:30 p.m.
Luck & Laughter – St. Patrick’s Comedy with the Foxes
Warehouse PAC | 8 p.m.
You have your luck, now get your laughs as Now Are The Foxes takes the stage at Warehouse PAC. $8 general admission. Purchase online.
St. Patrick’s Day Party
Fox & Hound Lake Norman, Huntersville | All day
St. Patrick’s Day at Fox & Hound Lake Norman means games and live music on the party patio and a DJ beginning at 10 p.m. Specials include $5 Jameson, $6 Irish car bombs and Irish fare.
St Patrick’s Day at TKB
The Kilted Buffalo, Huntersville | 8:30 p.m.
Enjoy giveaways, beer and music at The Kilted Buffalo. Their celebration begins early with a VIP breakfast and continues all day.
St. Patrick’s Day Party
Hickory Tavern Birkdale, Huntersville | All day
The Hickory Tavern in your one stop shop for all things St. Patrick’s Day. Enjoy Irish food and drink specials and entertainment from Irish step dancers, bagpipers and live music from Spin Duo.
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Primal Brewery, Huntersville | 4 p.m.
Primal Brewery is celebrating it’s third annual bash with a live music line-up, a Color of Green fun run and walk, food trucks, games and a community market.
New Music Charlotte: Mark Lewis and Jennifer Stasack
Tyler-Tallman Hall – Davidson College | 3 p.m.
Experience the premieres of pieces by local composers Mark Lewis and Jennifer Stasack as part of the Davidson College Concert Series. The performance will feature Jacquelyn Culpepper, soprano, Joseph Meyer, violin, Alan Black, cello and Emily Urbanek, piano.
On the Nines Guinness Beer Dinner
On The Nines, Mooresville | 6 – 9 p.m.
Sip and taste on an exclusive four-course Guinness pairing dinner crafted by Chef Steve. View the menu here. $65 per person, limited to 40 guests. Call 704.799.4240 to save your seat.