Saturday, April 30, 2016

Waffle eating contest, bar crawl and more

Don't let rain stop you. There's family fun, waffle eating contests, and a bar crawl calling your name. Answer the call. See you in the streets....

Art Stroll - Head over to the Metropolitan area for the Kings Drive Art Walk this weekend. Peruse works of clay, glass, wood and more by regional artists. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday. Details.

Happy Birthday - Help Fud at Salud celebrate its first birthday at the Fud at Salud Anniversary Party. There will be a waffle-eating contest, special beers and more. 6 p.m. Fud at Salud, 3306 N. Davidson St. Details.

Family Fun - Come out to Hippie Fest featuring hundreds of North Carolina vendors, artists, food trucks and groovy vibes! Fun for the whole family. 11 a.m., Eastland Mall, 5471 Central Ave.

Don't Forget

Tequila & Beer - Time to enjoy great drink specials at Cincofest X Bar Crawl, featuring 7 uptown bars. 4:15 p.m. Checkin at Flight Beer and Music Hall, 300 N. College Street. (Formerly Cosmos). Crawl schedule.

Get Dressed Up! - Hey big spender, breakout your ball gowns and tux for the 3rd Annual Spring Fundraising Gala: Coveted Couture. It’s a celebration of fashion and the Mint’s big fundraiser. 6:30 p.m. Mint Museum, Tent on the Lawn at Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road. Tickets.

Oysters & Rock - iHeart Radio is bringing its party to Charlotte with the Oyster Roast/ Yacht Rock Revue concert. Oysters provided by Hickory Tavern. 5 p.m. Rooftop 210, 210 E. Trade St. $17.40 and up. Tickets.

Taste So Good - Head uptown early today for the  Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend Grand Tasting Tent featuring wineries, local craft breweries, chefs and demonstrations. 2 p.m. today and Saturday, Romare Bearden Park, 300 S Church St. Details.