Food Truck Friday
Stumptown Park, Downtown Matthews
Friday, 5-9 p.m.: Food trucks this week include New Wrap Order, Philly’s Italian Ice & Mobile Eatery, Two Chicks and a Truck and The Art of Baking. No pets or alcohol allowed. www.facebook.com/MatthewsFoodTruckFridays
Olde Mecklenburg Brewery’s 7th Anniversary Party
Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, 4150 Yancey Road
Friday, 5-11 p.m.: Enjoy the limited release of the anniversary beer, Anni Alt. It’s a “bigger, bolder version of Copper.” Headliner band is Chuck Johnson & Charlyhorse, beginning at 7 p.m. www.facebook.com/OldeMeckBrewery
Ballantyne Hotel, 1000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway
Friday, 1-5 p.m.: Enjoy high tea, Easter-style. Cost $36 adults, $18 for junior patrons. Reservations required; call 704-248-4100.
Innovate 301: Intro to Coding
Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St.
Saturday, noon – 5 p.m.: Join one of the gurus from the groundbreaking coding school Tech Talent South to get a crash course on coding. Learn how to use innovative interfaces and microcomputers such as Raspberry Pi, Arduino and Makey Makey. Free. www.discoveryplace.org
Lunchbox Theater: ‘The Peanuts Movie’
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Myers Park Branch, 1361 Queens Road
Saturday, noon: Join for a special showing of “The Peanuts Movie,” and receive a bag of popcorn, a sweet treat and a fun sticker to keep. Bring your lunch, and afterward, children can complete a spring-themed scavenger hunt literacy activity. Registration required at 704-416-5800.