Sunday, April 19, 2015

A food festival, jazz and girls rock!

Treat your taste buds and your ears today. It's rainy, but don't let that keep you in the house.

Rollercoasters And Bites - Carowinds is elevating its food experience at Taste of the Carolinas. If you’re headed to the park today, check out their new culinary event that launched Saturday. It’s every weekend. There’s a line up of demonstrations each week. Details.

Jazzy Sunday - Hear some smooth jazz at the CD release concert for Saxophonist Dante Lewis and vocalist Kevin Whalum, 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Sydney’s Martini and Wine Bar, 401 N. Tryon St. (Parking Validated for Trans America Parking Deck).  $20 and up.

Don't Forget

Help Girl Rockers - Join family, friends and supporters of girl musicians at Cover Me: A Girls Rock Charlotte Friendraiser. Learn what the organization is all about, and hear some cool bands. 2 p.m. Hattie’s Tap and Tavern, 2918 The Plaza. $5.

Beer Festival - Celebrate National Beer Day a day early with samples from local and regional breweries. Organizers have even added ciders this year. Live music, cornhole and other  games, enjoy grub from food trucks and more! 1:30 p.m. All American Pub Parking Lot, 200 E Bland St. $30 an up