Weekend Happenings with Moira Quinn

CHARLOTTE, NC — The weekend is full of pub crawls, Shakespeare, and the color green!

Moira Quinn from Charlotte Center City Partners stopped by this morning with the low down of what’s happening in the Queen City this weekend.

Here’s a rundown of all the events:

 

Women Playing Hamlet
March 9th – 25th, 6:30 pm at the Charlotte Art League
Donna Scott Productions presents “Women Playing Hamlet” by William Missouri Downs
Tickets are $22 through Eventbrite and will be $28 at the door.

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Rich and Bennet’s 17 th Annual Pub Crawl
Saturday, March 11
Noon – 3:00pm

About 15-20,000 people will be in Uptown Charlotte Saturday – so expect a lot of traffic!  Check-in will be held at The Pub Crawl Party Lot located at 219 E 7th Street.  The event will include food trucks, bars, and a DJ.  If you already have your t-shirt you may access the lot from 7th street or College street. If you need to pick up your t-shirt; you need to enter from the 7th street side.

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South End Crawl
Saturday, March 11 1pm-9pm

The South End Craft Crawl is back featuring specialty brews, live music and three free trolleys. This year 12 South End breweries and bottle shops are participating and will offer special beers chosen for this event and many will host live music.

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2017 St. Patrick’s Day Festival
Saturday, March 18
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
South Tryon and 3rd Streets
Free!

The Festival is located on S. Tryon St. between 3rd St. & Stonewall St. The festival features Irish music, Irish dancers, bagpipers, Irish/Celtic and other vendors, children’s entertainment and plenty of food and drinks!

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2017 St. Patrick’s Parade
Saturday, March 18
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
North Tryon and 9th Streets

The Parade will feature pipe & drum bands, musical groups, neighborhood associations, schools, alumni groups, cheerleading and drill teams, international organizations, police, fire, elected officials, commercial businesses, and anyone else who wants to be Irish for a day. The parade steps off at 11:00 A.M. at N. Tryon St. and 9th Street in uptown Charlotte. It then marches south to 3rd Street where it takes a left and marches down 3rd St. to Caldwell.