Friday, January 11, 2008

Big events for '08

What’s up, party people! It’s time for the annual big events list.

Feb. 1: Bada Bing! The Sopranos Party hosted by cast members Michael Imperioli and Steve Schirripa. The Forum.
Feb. 9: Fifth annual Anti-Valentine’s Day Party. Cans.
Feb. 17: Seventh annual Charlotte Bartender’s Ball. The Blake Hotel. (Wahoo!)
Feb. 25-March 2: CIAA basketball tournament. Uptown and Center City. (Wahoo!)
March 15: Rich & Bennett’s Eighth annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl uptown. (Wahoo!)

April 25: A Royal Affair: Black and white masquerade ball to benefit M.A.P. Doubletree Hotel in SouthPark.
April 16: Taste of the Nation. Wachovia Atrium.
April 18: Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood concert. Charlotte Bobcats Arena.
April 27: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band concert. Bobcats Arena.
May 3: ELEVATE’s and KISS 95.1’s
Cinco de Mayo Festival. The EpiCentre.
June 6-June 8: Taste of Charlotte.

July 12: Socialympics IV is Revenge of the Nerds meets Greek Week. Presented by RockHouse Events and
Aug. 9: Second annual Irish Summer Festival. Parking lot next to Connolly’s Irish Pub.
Sept. 12-13: Blues, Brews and BBQ. Center City.

Sept. 26-27: Culinary Arts Festival. Center City. (Wahoo!)
Sept. 27: Charlotte Oktoberfest. Location TBA. (Wahoo!)
Nov. 1: Grave Diggers Ball Halloween Party. Dixie’s Tavern.
Dec. 6: Elevate’s and’s Ninth Annual Uptown Santa Bar Crawl. Uptown.