March 14

2nd Friday Art Crawl           

Bella Love hosts an art crawl featuring some of the area’s most talented artisans. The event includes live performances and food trucks.

When: 5-9 p.m.

Where: Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius

Details: www.bellalove.org

 

Charlotte Craft Beer Week

The greatest hangover of your life awaits following Charlotte Craft Beer Week. Events will be held all over Charlotte, with the campaign kicking off with a rooftop event and eight beers on tap. Tickets cost $20.

When: 7-10 p.m.

Where: The Peculiar Rabbit, 1212 Pecan Ave., Charlotte

Details: www.charlottecraftbeerweek.org

 

March 15

Green River Revival

The fourth annual festival includes a spring bike sale at 8 a.m., Color Me Green 5K at 10 a.m., cornhole tournament at 11 a.m., the river turning green at 1 p.m. and live music 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The festival is free, with VIP passes available. Cornhole costs $30 per team. 5K registration costs $42 on race day.

When: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy., Charlotte

Details: www.usnwc.org or 704-391-3900.

 

Charlotte Goes Green Festival

The 18th annual festival will feature live Irish music by the Federal Clan Kings and traditional Irish band, Lissakeole. Finally, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 11 a.m., winding south on Tryon Street to Third Street and taking a left on Caldwell Street.

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where: Tryon Street, from 3rd to Stonewall streets, in Uptown Charlotte

Details: www.charlottestpatsday.com 

 

Eat, Drink & Be Irish

The Galway Hooker Restaurant & Irish Bar celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with live bands, Irish dancers, bagpipers and games. The festival is free, but a $40 VIP experience is available.

When: Noon March 15 and 8 a.m. March 17

Where: 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius

Details: www.galwayhookerpub.com or 704-895-1782

 

Encore: A Musical Revue Benefit

Davidson Community Players presents popular performances from its past, as well as a silent auction, raffle and food, at the cocktail event. Tickets cost $60.

When: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Where: NorthStone Country Club, 15801 Northstone Drive, Huntersville

Details: www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org or 704-892-7953


Celtic Festival

Celebrate all things Celtic with live music from the Thistledown Tinkers and Stirling Bridge. Admission costs $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $6 for students, free for ages 5 and younger.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 15 and March 16

Where: Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville

Details: www.lattaplantation.org or 704-875-2312

 

March 20

Tom Stoppard’s ‘Heroes’

Catch opening night of the Warehouse Performing Arts Center’s latest stage comedy, “Heroes.” Philippe, Gustave and Henri have been through some real battles, but can these World War I heroes survive a French army rest home? Tickets cost $20 for general admission and $15 for seniors and students.

When: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, March 20-April 5

Where: Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216 Westmoreland Road, Cornelius

Details: www.warehousepac.com or 704-619-0429

 

March 21

Casino Night and Silent Auction

Joe Gibbs Racing hosts a casino night to benefit Assist the Goal. The event includes a blackjack tournament, hors d’oeuvres, live music and wine grab. Admission costs $35 a person or $55 a couple.

When: 7-11 p.m.

Where: Joe Gibbs Racing, 13415 Reese Blvd. W., Huntersville

Details: 704-944-5000.

 

Just for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day Storytime

A special storytime about St. Patrick’s Day and lucky green coins will lead into eventful activities with all things green, including Play Doh, snow, floam and shamrock face painting. Admission costs $8.

When: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. March 15 and 2 p.m. March 16

Where: Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville

Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300. 

 

Wonderful Wednesdays

Create a healthy snack to pair with Dr. Seuss’s “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish.” Admission costs $8.

When: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. March 19

Where: Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300.

 

Girl Power

Girls, ages 12-16, build confidence and self-esteem in girl power classes. Admission costs $60 for six sessions.

When: 7-8 p.m. March 20

Where: CrossFit Davidson, 305 Depot St., Davidson.

Details: 704-987-7200.