Pretty in Pink at Butter, All Black Gala at Privilege, Chris Brown After-Party at Lux, and More this Weekend


R&B superstar Chris Brown hosts his concert after-party at Lux this Saturday.

Here are a handful of options where you can party successfully this weekend. Wear pink, dress in black, play putt-putt, try a love potion...just have a good time.

Friday, October 7

Second Annual Pretty in Pink
Butter NC presents this fundraising party to benefit the American Cancer Society. And in honor of the occasion, you’ll party to a special selection of 80s music all night by DJ Ahuff in the main room. DJ Ciprian will play all your other favorites in the upstairs room, plus there will be a DJ on the outdoor patio. Wear something pink and qualify to win a gift bag valued at $500. Drink specials include $5 cosmos, $3 domestic beers, $4 royal flushes, $5 vodka drinks, and $100 vodka bottles. 10 p.m. Cost varies. For guest list,; for VIP table reservations, Butter NC, at NC Music Factory, 950 Seaboard St.,

Black Diamond 2.0: 10th Anniversary All Back Gala
From A 2 Z Entertainment celebrates its tenth anniversary with a party that promises to be “hosted by 100 of Charlotte’s finest ladies.” And it’s your chance to check out uptown Charlotte’s newest nightclub. Music by DJ Shogun and a special guest DJ. Watch this short video clip promoting the event. 10 p.m. Free until midnight; $10 after. VIP tables available. Privilege, 223 S. Brevard St.,,

Saturday, October 8

EpiCentre Putt & Crawl Open
It’s a creative spin on the traditional bar crawl, with 18 holes of miniature golf laid throughout the EpiCentre. Compete for cash and prizes, and you’ll receive a souvenir mug for drink specials and food discounts at each hole. Participating venues include BlackFinn, Vida, Enso, Mortimer’s, StrikeCity, Wild Wing, Mez, Kazba, Whisky River, Suite, and Pavilion. A portion of proceeds will benefit Levine Children’s Hospital. 4-10 p.m. (registration 4-6 p.m.)  $10-$20. Click here to purchase tickets online. EpiCentre, 210 E. Trade St.,

Love Potion Diva Website Launch Party and Fashion Show
Come meet the people behind and learn more about the products and services they offer. There will also be lingerie fashion show. Plus, VIP ticket holders will receive gift baskets and a champagne toast. Presented by Tropical Saturdays. 9:30 p.m. $40 VIP tickets. Cosmos Café, 300 N. College St.,,

Chris Brown Concert After-Party
After C. Breezy headlines his F.A.M.E. Tour stop at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, he’ll party it up in South End. Co-hosted by Power 98’s No Limit Larry and music by Mr. Incognito. There’ll be two parties going on inside the building—for ages 18 and up on one side, and 21 and up on the other. 10 p.m. $20 in advance for general admission; VIP available. Lux, 200 E. Bland St.,,

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Jared Misner Chronicles Charlotte's Nightlife and Social Scene, Straight No Chaser

Girls just want to have fun. Boys will be boys. You’re an adult now. Sure, you have more responsibilities than ever and your time is increasingly pressed. But it’s imperative that you make time for happy hour. That you check out that new nightclub while it’s still the hot, new thing. Dusk Till Dawn will help you navigate Charlotte’s nightlife and social scene, telling you where to go and when to go there. Dusk Till Dawn is written primarily by Jared Misner and Jarvis Holliday.


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Jared Misner is from Florida, but it wasn't Southern enough for him to stay. He left the Sunshine State and land of endless summer in 2012 for our little city where the tea is always sweet and the people are even sweeter. Have something you want featured in the Dusk Till Dawn blog? Send Jared an email at, or send him a tweet @Jared_Misner

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