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.
Brittney Cason is a writer who talks for a living at CBS Radio – mornings on WFNZ; nights on WSOC.
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