Latta Celtic Festival
Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Expect live music, dance, children’s activities, historical demonstrations, arts and crafts vendors and food. Admission $8 adults, $7 students/seniors, free 5 and under. www.lattaplantation.org
Super Saturday: Dino Day
ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Build a dinosaur out of PVC, meet “real” dinosaurs, listen to stories about dinosaurs, and participate in other dinosaur-related activities. www.cmlibrary.org
St. Patrick’s Day Block Party
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, 17044 Kenton Dr., Cornelius
Saturday, noon - 11 p.m.: Billed as “Lake Norman’s Largest Block Party,” it features live music, Irish dancers and bagpipes, food trucks, commemorative merchandise and “vendor village” featuring more than 20 craft and entertainment booths. www.galwayhookerpub.com
The Fillmore Charlotte, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd.
Sunday, 8 p.m.: The rapper (whose name is a nod to another Jewish wordsmith: Woody Allen) makes melodic hip-hop with a touch of geeky flair in the delivery. Tickets $27, www.fillmorecharlottenc.com.
Sunday Fun Day
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St.
Sunday, 1-4 p.m.: Investigate modern art through hands-on projects, and view special prints, paintings and drawings from the collection in “Modern Musings: European Works on Paper.” Admission $6 adults, free for children. www.mintmuseum.org