If you’re not still recovering from New Year’s Eve, here are some things to do the first weekend in 2013.
Yoga Night at Dixie’s Tavern (301 E. 5th St.): You can make work toward your New Year’s fitness resolutions, and finally have a legitimate excuse to wear sweatpants to a bar! Arrichion Yoga sponsors the free class, and the event includes a complimentary healthy appetizer buffet. 8 p.m. 704-374-1700.
Friday Night Live at Strike City (210 E. Trade St.): Strike City isn’t just a bowling alley, it’s a bar, where you can dance in bowling shoes. Live music from Hot Sauce Party Band. 9 p.m. $5 cover. 704-716-9300.
Duck Dynasty Party The Rusty Rudder (20210 Henderson Road., Cornelius): Country musician Early Ray headlines a party that celebrates bearded men in camouflage. 10 p.m. No cover. 704-892-9195.
The New 103.7’s 6th Annual Stout Pull at Coyote Joe’s (4621 Wilkinson Blvd.): Featuring country stars Gary Allan, Colt Ford and Aaron Lewis, the bash benefits Loaves & Fishes, a Charlotte-based food pantry. 9 p.m. $5. www.thenew1037.com.
New to the nightlife scene
On New Year’s Day, the owners of Brazwells Premium Pub opened Joe Hopper’s in Plaza Midwood (1300 Central Ave.). 704-334-2434.
And (cue the dramatic movie narrator voice) coming in 2013:
• Lake Norman’s Olive (279 Williamson Road, Mooresville) hosts a grand-opening party later this month.
• ’ Stache House Bar & Lounge (1520 South Blvd.) will feature “high-end liquors, specialty martinis, select wines, local craft beer and a variety of flavored hookah” when it opens. 980-338-0530.
• The owners of Tin Roof, one of the most popular bars in Nashville, are opening another location at the uptown EpiCentre (210 E. Trade St.) this spring. www.tinroofbars.com.