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Fun in Charlotte: Celtic fest, St. Patrick’s Day party and Hoodie Allen

Galway Hooker Irish Pub, 17044 Kenton Dr., CorneliusSaturday, 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
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, 17044 Kenton Dr., CorneliusSaturday, 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

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

Hoodie Allen

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

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