Bacon Beer Bash
Unknown Brewing Company, 1327 S. Mint St.
Wednesday, 4-10 p.m.: If you love beer and love bacon (who doesn’t?), try the Bacon Beer Bash, which features seven different types of bacon beers made specifically for the day. www.unknownbrewing.com
Charlotte Jewish Film Festival: ‘Surviving Skokie’
Temple Israel, 4901 Providence Road
Wednesday, 7:15 p.m.: The film centers on a series of dark days in small-town America that force a resilient group of Holocaust survivors to relive a devastating past. Admission $10. Festival runs through March 13, more information at www.charlottejewishfilm.com.
The Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St.
Thursday, 8 p.m.: Huffington Post said The Sea features “two of the loveliest male-female voices you might ever hear this or any other year.” The indie-rock duo releases its album “In the Altogether” this week. Tickets $8/$10, www.eveningmuse.com.
Tyber Creek Pub, 1933 South Blvd.
Friday 7 p.m.; Saturday noonThe two-day festival includes a flip-cup festival, cornhole tournament, craft beer tastings and live bands. Weekend pass $10, more information at www.rockhouseevents.com.
International Polar Bear Day
Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St.
Saturday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Discover more about the polar bear and learn ways to help the endangered animal. Activities include looking at polar bear artifacts and checking out GPS-tracking radio collars to find out how scientists study the bears. Free with museum admission.