Advent Coworking, 933 Louise Ave.
Thursday, 7 p.m.: Sweat with NC Yoga Bar and then make some networking connections afterward over glasses of wine. Cost $10, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. www.facebook.com/ncyogabar
Mardi Gras Beads, Brews and Booze
The Broken Spoke, 227 Southside Dr.
Thursday, 6 p.m.: Support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at this live jazz party. For your $20 admission, you receive two craft beers, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment and a raffle ticket to win prizes. Tickets available at www.EventCombo/MardiGrasCF.
Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St.
Friday, 8 p.m.: Enjoy Afro-Cuban and Latin-American dance rhythms with a DJ, live musicians and free dance lessons. Admission $8.50 Mint members, $12 non-members. www.mintmuseum.org
Art with Heart Auction
Founders Hall, 100 N. Tryon St.
Saturday, 7 p.m.: Includes a live and silent auction, entertainment, hors d’oeuvres and open bar. The auction benefits SafeAlliance, which provides critical crisis services to those victimized by domestic violence, sexual assault or child abuse. Tickets $125, www.artwithheartauction.com.
Super Bowl Preparation Day
Charlotte Regional Farmers Market, 1801 Yorkmont Road
Saturday, 8 a.m. - noon: Purchase what you need to get ready for your Super Bowl party as some of the vendors will hand out free game-day recipes.