Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Weekend Preview: Mixology class tonight, two cool races this weekend

Mix It Up - Enjoy good food and great drinks at the Leroy Foxy Mixology dinner. Chef-prepared meals and drinks by mixologist Adam, paired with the dinner. 7 p.m., Leroy Fox Kitchen & Cocktails, Providence Village Shopping Center, 705 S Sharon Amity Rd. $35. Details.

Film Screening - The next phase of the Charlotte 48 Hour Film Fest starts tonight. 6:30 p.m., McGlohon Theater, 345 N College St. $6.50 - $11.50. Details.

Afterwork Winddown - Enjoy live music by Harvey Cummings Band, DJ SPK and spoken word by Touch One Productions at Gantt After Dark. 6 p.m., Gantt Center, 551 S Tryon St.
$10 non-members, free for members.

Fashion Show - This is the 6th Cover Girl Search and Fashion Show. At least two dozen women will compete. 7 p.m. Oak Room, 200 East Bland St. Details.


Booze Cruise - Rock House takes the fun to Lake Norman for the Rockin' The Lake Booze Cruise. Drink specials, DJ and fun. $35. 6:45 p.m. Prohibition (Checkin), 200 N. Tryon St. Details.

Run, Drink, Eat - The OrthoCarolina 10K Classic Food Truck & Beer Fest is a 5K and 10K race. Afterward enjoy local food trucks, beer garden, music and more. Details. 7:30 a.m., Orthhcarolina, 1915 Randolph Road.

Murder Mystery - Harold is dead, and you get a chance to help figure out who killed him at Harold Blue Note Johnson, an interactive murder mystery dinner. $30 for individuals, $20 for couples. Dupp and Swat, 2424 N. Davidson. Details.

Music Festival - Local rock and metal bands headline The Burning August Music Festival, a two-day music festival featuring 12 bands. 3 p.m. $12 and up. Details.

Walk For Women - NoDa Brewing is partnering with Beards BeCAUSE for Walk A Mile In Her Shoes. Participants will walk a mile in high heels to raise awareness for gender violence. The event benefits Safe Alliance. 9 a.m., NoDa Brewing Company, 2229 North Davidson St.

Running Music Festival - Night Nation Run is a 5K night race featuring lights, lasers and EDM. The race winds its way through an illuminated course featuring multiple DJ stages and ends with main stage after-party. 7:30 p.m., Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville. $60. Details.