Thursday, April 2, 2015

It's Spring! Happy hour moves outside

It's time to get outside and enjoy cocktails and live music. The start of Alive After Five is always exhilarating. The 15-year tradition feels like the start of spring. Let's get this party started!

Film Festival - This is the final night of the International Film Festival Experience featuring classic and contemporary films from China, France, Germany, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, and Spain. Tonight's film "A Bottle In the Gaza Sea" by Thierri Binisti. 6 p.m. COED 10, UNC-Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd. Free.

15 Years and Counting - Charlotte’s largest happy hour returns to officially kick off our spring. Enjoy booze, beer and bands at Alive After Five. 5 p.m. EpiCentre, 210 East Trade St.

Weekly Happy Hour - Another weekly spring concert series begins with the University Place Concert Series. Free music and good times. 6-9 p.m., The Shoppes at University Place.

Handbag Heaven - 107.9 The Link, will be onsite with music, games and prizes including tickets to the Train concert this summer, massages and more at Purses with a Purpose Kick-off Party. Bring your gently used purses to donate for their annual sale that gives proceeds to The American Cancer Society.5 p.m. The Boulevard at South End.