Thursday, January 7, 2016

Weekend Preview: Cookies, beer and cocktails

The holiday revelry is over, but the fun doesn't stop. See you in the streets.

Winter Cocktails - Sample drinks crafted to fit the final arrival of winter at The Winter Cocktail Spectacular. Guests will sample five hand-crafted cocktails. 8:30 p.m. Bubble Charlotte, 210 E. Trade St.

Founder’s Day Party - Help the brothers of Kappa Alpha Phi fraternity celebrate it’s 105-year anniversary at the It's Black & It's Tight: Founders' Day Celebration. Music by the Blend King DJ Shaun Nyce. 10 p.m.,  Oak Room, 200 E Bland St. Details.

Regifting Made Cool - The Fourth Annual Flip Your Gift Party gives you a chance to regift those unwanted Christmas gifts. Each gift should have a minimum value of $10. 11 a.m. The Gallery South End, 1320 S Church St.

Art Show - See creations by three artists at Character Form. 7 p.m.
twenty-two, 1500 Central Ave - Corner of Central & Pecan - Plaza Midwood.

More Than A Party - Hear rare grooves, funky, hip-hop and soul sounds at The Cosmic Union Zulus presents: O&Mi with Preach Jacobs & DJ Wizdom. This event also features a hip-hop record swap. 516 Custom Medallions will be in the house with custom beads & medallions. 10 p.m. $5, Ladies free before 11 p.m.

Panther Party - Get ready for the Panthers’ playoff home game next week at the Panther Playoff Giveaway Party/Pep Rally. Hangout at “The Lake Norman Panthers” bar and all the Roaring Riot groups to watch the Wild Card game, party and see who the Panthers will play the following weekend. There will have a bus shuttle running people from Charlotte. There will be a giveaway of two free tickets to the Divisional Round Playoff game. 7:30 p.m., Rusty Rudder, 20210 Henderson Road # 101, Cornelius.

Beer And Cookies - It’s not a typo. The Cookies and Crafts features Girl Scout Cookies and craft beer  from 10 local breweries, such as Unknown, Birdsong, Triple C, Red Clay Cider Works, and Wooden Robot. Beers will be matched with a Girl Scout cookie, creating carefully considered pairings that play up the flavor of each one. 3 p.m. Fillmore Charlotte, 1000 North Carolina Music Factory Blvd.