If Winter Storm Iago doesnt keep us snowed in, here are some things to do out and about this weekend.
David Michael Band at Stooges Pub and Grub (13230 Albemarle Road, Mint Hill): Live local music. 9 p.m. No cover. 704-545-4084.
Zodiac Party for Capricorns at Dharma Lounge (1440 S. Tryon St.): Starring the Bass Bunnies. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $5 cover, but free for Capricorns. 704-334-8336.
Fourth annual Wheres Waldo Bar Crawl at the EpiCentre (210 E. Trade St.): Thousands of people will dress in red-and-white striped shirts as the event attempts to break the world record for the most people dressed as Waldo in one place. If youd like to participate, meet at the EpiCentre Pavilion in costume at 5 p.m. Partygoers can get lost till 2 a.m. $10 in advance. 704-516-2674.
2013 Human Trafficking Awareness Month: An Evening of Education at The Blake Hotel (555 S. McDowell St.): Did you know that human trafficking is the second-largest illicit business in the world? This philanthropic party aims to educate you, while serving up drinks and a three-course meal. 6:30-10:30 p.m. $75 and up. allwewantislove.ticketbud.com. The official after-party is at Tilt (127 W. Trade St.).
Justin Bieber is coming to Time Warner Cable Arena (cue the screams of all the teenage girls), and the official after-party for his sold-out concert is at Whisky River (210 E. Trade St.). Tay James, the official DJ for the tour, spins; Otis from Kiss 95.1 hosts. Eat at Whisky River before the show and get your receipt stamped for free cover afterward. 18 and up. 980-333-3923.
For the dogs
At T he Lucky Dog Bark and Brew (19607 Statesville Road, Cornelius), check out Movie Night which features a comedy playing on the big screen beginning at 8:30 p.m. Friday and NFL Sunday Funday, when dogs can play and owners can watch the games.
I recently adopted a dog, so the hot spots for me are any place I can take her (and since shes a Boston terrier, shes likely a New England Patriots fan). Theres also The Dog Bar in NoDa (3307 N. Davidson St.), where you and your best friend can sit, stay and drink. 704-370-3595.
Brittney Cason is a writer who talks for a living at CBS Radio mornings on WFNZ; nights on WSOC.
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