Week ahead: 5 days of tasty treats benefit Charlotte-area children’s charities


Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend

Tue 4.22 5:30-7 p.m. Atherton Market, 2104 South Blvd. $40. www.charlottewineandfood.org.

Sample wines as you stroll through the market to kick off five days of eating and drinking opportunities that benefit local children’s charities. One of the marquee events is “Big Bottles & Blues” on April 25, featuring food, wine, live music and live and silent auctions.


Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band

Thu 4.24 8 p.m. PNC Music Pavilion, 707 Pavilion Blvd. $46.50-$158. www.livenation.com.

The mayor of “Margaritaville” makes his annual springtime stop in Charlotte, this time as the first artist to play in the venue formerly known as Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre.



Fri 4.25 7:30 p.m. (also performances through April 26). Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $25-$85. www.ncdance.org.

N.C. Dance Theatre pairs Dwight Rhoden’s “Othello,” which has been updated to the modern-day music industry, and Jiri Kylian’s “Forgotten Land,” an elegiac story of loss and longing.


Charlie Chaplin’s ‘City Lights’

Fri 4.25 8 p.m. (also April 26). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $26.50-$72.50. www.charlottesymphony.org.

The Charlotte Symphony plays live accompaniment to Charlie Chaplin’s silent 1931 film about the Little Tramp, a suicidal millionaire and a blind flower girl.


‘Dances of India’

Sat 4.26 4 p.m. Halton Theater, 1206 Elizabeth Ave. $10 ($5 under age 18). tix.cpcc.edu.

CPCC hosts the 12th edition of the show assembled by performer/choreographer Maha Gingrich. This one explores how martial arts and Indian classical dance intersect.