Happy Hour and Networking Events, Glow Paint Party, Jenna Jameson's Birthday, and More April 9-11
Now that it’s back to feeling like spring again, get out and enjoy at least one of these weeknight parties and social events.
Tuesday, April 9
YAM Happy Hour
The Young Affiliates of the Mint (YAM) are hosting this networking event. Enjoy drink specials while catching up with old friends and meeting new ones. 6-9 p.m. Free. Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, 139 S. Tryon St., chima.cc, youngaffiliates.org.
Glow Paint Party
You’re invited to “get weird and rage.” Wear white or neon-colored clothes and party in anticipation of the paint drop. Music by DJ Dirty and UNCC’s DJ Mike Incredible. Drink specials: $2 Miller Light, $3 SoCo Cherry Flush, $5 Red Bull and vodka. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Print flyer from website for free admission. Whisky River, at EpiCentre, 210 E. Trade St., whiskyrivercharlotte.com.
Wednesday, April 10
Girls Night Out (monthly movie night)
You can enjoy your favorite chick flicks on the big screen every second Wednesday of the month, for a special $1 admission. This Wednesday’s showing is Legally Blonde, enhanced by the fact that you can order dinner and cocktails at this posh movie theater-bar-lounge. Hosted by NBC Charlotte’s Dayvee Sutton, who will also be giving away prizes; participate by following her on Twitter @dayveesutton. 7-10 p.m.; movie begins at 7:30 p.m.; free parking at the EpiCentre. Studio Movie Grill, 210 E. Trade St., studiomoviegrill.com.
Jenna Jameson Birthday Blowout
The former adult entertainment star wants you to join her in celebrating her birthday at this Charlotte nightclub. Music by DJ Complete. 10 p.m. General admission $10; VIP tables available. Label, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd., labelcharlotte.com.
Thursday, April 11
Alive After Five (weekly event)
After bad weather delayed last week’s kickoff, it’s time to begin the six-month run of Charlotte’s most popular weekly social event. Live music this week by Hot Sauce, performing party hits from the 1970s through today. 5 p.m. Free. Wells Fargo Plaza, 301 S. Tryon St., aliveafterfives.com.
Charlotte's Favorite Happy Hour
Charlotte power couple Herb and Felicia Gray are hosting another installment of this after-work event. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drink specials, and music by DJ DR. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Delta’s, 525 N. Tryon St., deltasrestaurant.com, Facebook invite.
Taste of the New South: Murphy to Manteo
It’s the museum’s signature fundraising event, and this year they’re taking you on a culinary trip across the state without leaving the building. The menu features Southern-style egg rolls, fried green tomatoes, fried oysters, Eastern and Western North Carolina barbecue, fried flounder, jumbo crab cakes, state fair-style desserts, and more. There’ll also be an assortment of Southern tea and lemonade cocktails, along with local craft beer and wine, while you’re entertained by live music and visual performers. 6 p.m. $85 for Levine Museum members, $100 for nonmembers. Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. Seventh St., museumofthenewsouth.org.
DJ Reymo from Power 105.1 FM in New York will rock the party, along with DJ Cali. Presented by Ultra Entertainment. 10 p.m. Cost varies; VIP tables available. Suite, at EpiCentre, 210 E. Trade St., suitecharlotte.com.
Verify dates, times, prices, and other info at the web addresses listed for each event.