Friday, April 1, 2016

New dog bar opens, silent disco, and storyteller showcase

It's going to be a wet one today. Be sure to check websites for outdoor events such as the food truck festivals to see if they are still happening. See you in the streets...

Bark & Brew - Bring the pooches out to a bar made for them and you with the grand opening of Lucky Dog Bark and Brew. Enjoy tours of the 20,000 sq ft. facility. There will be food trucks, music, drink specials, giveaways and more. There are indoor and outdoor play areas, a full sports bar with beer, liquor and wine. Today through Sunday, 2220 Thrift Rd. Details.

Storyteller Showcase - Eight Charlotteans share their stories of love, heartbreak, parenthood and more at the Charlotte Storytellers' Showcase. 7 p.m. Union Shop Studio, 5019 Wilkinson Boulevard. $10. Details.

Two-Day Festival - Enjoy two days of music at the Rippin Weekend  music festival. Tonight’s lineup features: Hungry Girl, Naked Gods, The Tills, Zack Mexico and Shadowgraphs. 9:30 p.m. Details.

Food Truck Lineup

Don't Forget
Gallery Crawl - The monthly Southend & Gold District Art Crawl features the galleries of South End will stay open late to display an interesting mix of everything from contemporary folk art to national juried shows, and from garden-inspired paintings to mixed media childhood memories. Details.

Headphone Party - Silent Disco returns. You know the deal. Everyone wears headphones and dances to the music of different DJs. It’s a silent, but not really silent party. People watching is supposedly the best part. 8 p.m. Rooftop 210, 210 East Trade St. $12. Details.