Friday, April 22, 2016

Food Friday lineups, jazz and film festivals underway

Food Truck Lineup:

Don't Miss

Outdoor Festival - St. Paul and the Broken Bones headline the kickoff concert for TuckFest. It's a weekend of competitions and live music at the 5 p.m. U.S. National Whitewater Rafting Center,  5000 Whitewater Center Parkway.

Film Festival - The 2016 GayCharlotte Film Festival features full-length drama and comedies, documentaries and short films. Various times throughout the weekend. Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Rd, 501 Queens Rd.

Evening Race - Come out for an evening of running, eating and drinking in FreeMoreWest in the 4th annual FreeMoreWest 5K at FreeMoreWest's 5K on the Greenway. After the race, enjoy food from 2 Chicks & a Truck and Olde Mecklenburg Brewing beer. Benefits Classroom Central. 6 p.m. Uptown Cycles, 1432 W Morehead St.

It’s Back - The occasional Takeover Friday returns. The Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a business expo at Takeover Friday at Le Meridien Charlotte. Music by DJ Little Betty. Le Meridien, 555 S McDowell Street

Happy Birthday - Join the EpiCentre as it celebrates Rooftop 210 Anniversary & Season Opener. VIP Happy Hour 8 p.m. Rooftop 210, 210 E. Trade St.

More Jazz - The monthly edition of New Frequencies returns with Trio Red Space. Charlotte duo Ghost Trees opens.  8 p.m. McColl Center, $10/$12. Details.

Concert Series - Another weekly concert series returns tonight with SouthPark Cocktails & Concerts each Friday featuring live music until May 6.  5 p.m. Piedmont Town Center, 4725 Piedmont Row Drive. Details.