Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Weekend Preview: Happy hour, Front Porch Sunday, food web series

What's up party people! This weekend is going to be crazy. Today's list is non-Halloween party. My Halloween party post goes live tomorrow. Put the finishing touches on your costume. It's going to be a crazy weekend. 

Breast Cancer Fundraiser - Enjoy wine specials and homemade baked goods at the Drink Pink Party. It benefits Little Pink Houses of Hope, which provides free weeklong beach trips for breast cancer patients and their families.6:30-8:30 p.m. The Cork and Cask, 9624 F Bailey Road, Cornelius.

Happy Hour - Sportsone & The Grays present Charlotte’s Favorite Happy Hour. There will be live music, food and drink specials. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Carolina Breast Friends. 5 - 9 p.m. Sports One, 321 N. College St. Free.


Happy Anniversary - NoDa Brewery celebrates it's 4-year anniversary with events today through Sunday. There will be beer releases, including faves such as Hot Pistol and Captain Peanut Butter’s Chocolate Revenge. There will also be live music and food trucks! Tonight: include a NoDable from every NoDa Brewer released every half hour. Food from Tiger Yakatori. First 100 people through the door are entered into a raffle for a variety of prizes.


Last One - It’s the last Front Porch Sunday Market of the year. Enjoy Charlotte food trucks, fashion trucks, artisans and entrepreneurs. Beer samples from BREWPUBLIK and South End Hops Festival and free samples of beer and kombucha from Lenny Boy Brewing Co. Food: Southerncakequeen, Yummi Banh Mi Truck, True Crafted Pizza, #BigRedCLT, and King of Pops Charlotte. Vendors: L Squared, Dress Like A Girl Mobile Boutique, 704 Shop, Daylight Derived, Lightbeings, Stix+Stones, PlayGround Phresh Kids, Havok Designs, Journey Home, Ellie's Bijoux, Katelynn Racer, Crowned Sparrow Co., Basha Boutique, CLT Boutique, Jan Harris Studios and more. Front Porch Sundays, 1 -5 p.m., Shook Kelley Building, 2151 Hawkins Street. Details.

Food & Lifestyle - Order/Fire is a culinary web series exploring local chefs personalities and passion. There will be a premiere party for the airing of the first episode. It features Heirloom's Chef Clark Barlowe and The Loose Lugnuts. The first 100 people to arrive get their first beer is on Asterisk Creative. 2 p.m. Sunday, Free Range Brewing, 2320 N. Davidson St.

R&B Soulster - Raheem DeVaughn is showing his love for black women with his new project “Queen.” His Queens For A Day supported battered black women. He joins songstresses  Leela James. 8 p.m., Fillmore Charlotte, 1000 NC Music Factory Boulevard. $27.50 Standing room only. Parking onsite.