CIAA Toyota Fan Experience
Various times through Sunday. Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S College St. ciaatournament.org.
This free entertainment event during the CIAA basketball tournament features the Yolanda Adams Morning Show, music, fashion shows, kids’ activities and more. Ongoing activities include Lowe’s Build and Grow clinics, AARP photo booths, National Insurance Studio and Gaming Zone, Army Strength and Action Zone and McDonald’s Fan Experience. Visit the Toyota Fan Experience website to see the full schedule.
‘Color My Dreams’ art exhibit opening
6-9 p.m. Friday. Charlotte Art League Gallery, 1517 Camden Road. 704-516-6176 charlotteartleague.org.
Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont and the Charlotte Art League will present an exhibit featuring artwork by its Employment Skills Training students, many of whom have intellectual and developmental disabilities. The exhibit will remain on display through March 29.
Waxhaw First Friday
5-9 p.m. Friday. Downtown Waxhaw. waxhaw.com.
The first Friday of every month, the town of Waxhaw holds a free family-friendly event downtown. March’s event will include a free Easter egg hunt for kids at 5 p.m. in David G. Barnes Children’s Park. Following will be a family scavenger hunt throughout downtown, music and free carriage rides.
Kangaroo Express grand opening
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Kangaroo Express, 7747 N. Tryon St. bit.ly/YqpPXG.
A new Kangaroo Express holds its grand opening Saturday, with vehicle displays, fun family events, contests, giveaways, free samples and more. Enjoy free coffee 10 a.m.-noon and 25-cent hot dogs noon-2 p.m. There will also be mascot appearances, a climbing wall and a performance by the Harding University High School Drum Line.
Sugar Glyder show at Lunchbox Records
7 p.m. Friday. Lunchbox Records, 1419-A Central Ave. 704-331-0788. facebook.com/events/240001006136663/.
Sugar Glyder, a Charlotte indie pop/rock band, is celebrating the release of its album “The Eyes: They See” with a free show at Lunchbox Records. This for-all-ages show will feature new and older songs. Free posters and stickers will be available.