Food for Good, Early Easter Activities, Live Music, Art Installations, Celebrating Women and More Things to Do this Weekend 3/25

Finish out the month of March on a high note by supporting the Isabella Santos Foundation in their mission to fight pediatric cancer! You will certainly have quite the appetite after a week full of egg hunts and Easter fun, vibrant music and singing on the square and perhaps a few miles on a mountain bike.

Featured:

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FEATURED EVENT: Jersey Mike’s Day of Giving with the Isabella Santos Foundation
Wednesday, March 31, all-day
Stop by a participating Jersey Mike’s location, grab a delicious meal and help the Isabella Santos Foundation take a bite out of pediatric cancer.

Ongoing:

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The Great Easter Eggspedition with the Town of Matthews
On-going through Monday, April 5
Grab your best binoculars and head to Matthews to hunt golden Easter eggs hidden throughout town. Clues will be posted to the Town’s Facebook page on scheduled days and prizes awarded to those who find a golden egg.

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Shrooms Art Installation at Imaginon
On-going through Friday, April 2
Many cultures consider spotting a mushroom to be a sign that good luck is at hand – and who couldn’t use a little luck after the past year? Spot some ‘shrooms at this large-scale art installation brought to Charlotte by Sydney-based art studio Amigo & Amigo.

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Virtual Build-Along with Rebuilding Together of Greater Charlotte
Registration on-going, Virtual Build-Along on Saturday, April 10
Support our local neighbors in need while having a little spring DIY fun of your own. Materials can be shipped directly to your home if you register by March 28.

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Charlotte Symphony On-Tap at Noda Brewing & Cabarrus Brewing
On-going
Join the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and some of your favorite local breweries as they host a different chamber group of CSO musicians each week throughout the spring. Registration is required.

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Now Open! What the Fries Charlotte
One of Charlotte’s favorite food trucks is making it official and opening a restaurant at 10707 Park Road. Stop by and see what all of the excitement is about!

Thursday:

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Stephen Gordon Quartet Virtual Concert with JazzArts Charlotte
Thursday, March 25, 8:00p
Stay home and enjoy a cozy evening of jazz with Carolina-native Stephen Gordon as he performs at Crown Station in Charlotte. The performance will be available on YouTube and Facebook Live. Donations appreciated.

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Tee It Up at Bank of America Stadium
Thursday, March 25 – Sunday, March 28
Take aim at glowing targets and experience the thrill of Top Golf at the home of the Carolina Panthers. Safety precautions in place to ensure a healthy environment. Registration is required.

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Fighting for Women with Fashion with Safe Alliance
Thursday, March 25, 7:00p
Celebrating 10 years of Fighting for Women with Fashion, Safe Alliance, in conjunction with the Women Lawyers of Charlotte and the Women Physicians Section of the Mecklenburg County Medical Society will bring this amazing event to your living room. Tickets available.

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Celebration of Women Wine & Cheese Tasting at The Artisan’s Palate
Thursday, March 25, 6:00p
Celebrate talented female wine and cheese makers brought to you by women-owned businesses and enjoy a carefully curated tasting menu by Christa, the owner and chef at The Artisan’s Palate. Notice a pattern worth celebrating? Registration is required.

Friday:

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LOCAL//STREET Pop-Up Opening Night at The Mint Museum Randolph
Friday, March 26, 6:00p – 9:00p
Created by local artist and CMS teacher, Carla Aaron-Lopez, LOCAL//STREET will feature the work of more than 40 local artists of color. Registration for opening night is free and the pop-up will remain open through the weekend.

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Food Trucks and Live Music at Blue Blaze Brewing
Friday, March 26 – Saturday, March 27
Local favorites, both of the food truck and live music variety, take the stage this weekend at Blue Blaze Brewing. Information regarding food options and entertainment schedules posted on Facebook.

Saturday:

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Where My Peeps At? at Rea Farms
Saturday, March 27, 10:30a – 1:30p
Hunt for Peeps, smile for a photo with the Easter Bunny and enjoy some swag from Rea Farms to celebrate the Easter holiday. Registration is required.

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Songs on the Square at Spirit Square Plaza
Saturday, March 27, 1:00p & 3:00p
The Charlotte Children’s Choir and One Voice Chorus will join together for an outdoor concert celebrating singing and music, brought to you by the Blumenthal. Tickets are available and safety protocols will be enforced.

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The Whole Enchilada Mountain Bike Race at USNWC
Saturday, March 27, 8:30a – 3:30p
Think you are ready for every mile of every trail at the Whitewater Center? Test your endurance during this 45-50 mile mountain bike race – or start small with the Half Enchilada. Bikers can enter the trail at any time during the window but must finish by 3:30p.

Sunday:

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Party in the Park at Mint Museum Randolph
Sunday, March 28, 1:00p – 5:00p
Spend Sunday afternoon in the park at Mint Museum Randolph. Food trucks, live music and a cash bar will be on-site and admission to the Museum is free with timed entry.

Next Week:

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When She Succeeds, We Succeed with EmpowHERment
Tuesday, March 30, 5:00p
As we reach the end of Women’s History Month, enjoy one last opportunity to celebrate the achievements women have made over the course of our history. Proceeds benefit EmpowHERment’s Leadership Academy. Tickets are available for purchase.

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Family Opera with Opera Carolina
Tuesday, March 30, 6:00p
Join Opera Carolina for a virtual performance of the bilingual musical story, Bear Hug/Abrazo de Oso. Presented free on the Opera Carolina Facebook page, stick around after the show for a live Q&A with the cast.

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Mint Música & Poesía Café Virtual Event
Wednesday, March 31, 7:00p
Charlotte area poets, dancers and musicians present a mix of classics and new lyrics and verses during this bi-annual, virtual event. Performances will air live on Facebook and YouTube.

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