Whenever anyone used to ask me about my day, Id merely say, Same circus, different clowns.
But what I love about Charlotte nightlife is the fact that if you look for them and are willing to branch out there are always different circuses, and new clowns. And this weekend is no different.
Village Tavern at 5 (4201 Congress St.): A patio party with live acoustic music by Scott Smith. Proceeds from drink sales are going to Share Our Strength, a charity vying to end childhood hunger in America. 5-10 p.m. No cover. 704-552-9983.
The Grand Opening celebration of SIP (200 N. Tryon St.): Formerly known as Town Tavern, now itll be known as the place to sip and sample signature infusions. The kickoff party will feature all kinds of drinks and drink specials. 9 p.m. No cover. 704-334-3315.
A Taste of Collins International Bikini Fashion Show at Label (900 NC Music Factory Blvd.): The Legacy Committee and Polar Titan Media are bringing South Beach to Charlotte the sights and sounds, not the sand with a Brazilian bikini fashion show and performances from Pradigy GT. Doors open at 10 p.m. $10-$20. 704-202-0770.
Charlottes first ever Zombie Bar Crawl: The undead will rise at Fox and Hound (330 N. Tryon St.) at 4 p.m., and the zombies will venture to eight different bars until 2 a.m. There will even be a make-up artist on hand doing free zombie makeovers, if you want to really look like the walking dead. $15 in advance, $20 day-of. www.lazyday.com.
The April Showers Bring a Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille (911 E. Morehead St.): The unscripted show from Charlotte improv group the Chuckleheads includes comedy games, musical activities and you. 7 p.m. $15. 704-301-1564.
Brittney Cason is a writer who talks for a living at CBS Radio mornings on WFNZ, nights on WSOC.
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