Fun in Charlotte: Friday night beer fest, The Black Angels, the Amazing Brain


Friday Night Festival

Unknown Brewing Company, 1327 S. Mint St.

Friday, 5-10 p.m.: Food trucks, live music and an outdoor movie (weather permitting). www.facebook.com/FridayNightFestival

Couchtrippin’ to Austin Tour featuring The Black Angels

The Fillmore, 820 Hamilton St.

Friday, 7:30 p.m.: Lagunitas Brewing Company brings a free concert to the Fillmore, featuring The Black Angels and The Wet Secrets. Must be 21 or older to attend, and must RSVP by registering at bit.ly/1oXYtat.

‘We Are the Music Makers’ Blues Music Review

ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St.

Friday, 7:30 p.m.: Five musicians featured in the “We Are the Music Makers” exhibit at Levine Museum of the New South will perform. Free, but register at www.museumofthenewsouth.org/register.

Amazing Brains

Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St.

Saturday, 11 a.m. -2 p.m.: Learn all abput the brain with volunteers from the Alzheimer’s Association discussing symptoms of the disease and how to reduce risk, explore the science of illusions and learn how your brain interprets them, and participate in Zumba to keep the mind fit. Free with museum admission, www.discoveryplace.org.

Health Education: Chair Yoga

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library University City Regional Branch, 301 E. W.T. Harris Blvd.

Saturday, 1 p.m.: Learn about the health benefits of chair yoga, one of the gentlest styles of yoga, with modified twists, hip stretches and poses. Free, but register at www.cmlibrary.org.