5 Essential Dates for February

Entertainment Features

February 1, 2019

February 2

Sample beer and cider from more than 40 local breweries at the annual Queen City Brewers Festival. There will be two tasting sessions, one from noon to 3 p.m. and one from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at The Fillmore and the Fillmore Underground, 820 Hamilton St. Tickets are $45 for each tasting session and benefit ACEing Autism Charlotte. qcbrewfest.com


February 9

Channel Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth at the annual Crown Jewels Ball to benefit music-education initiatives around the city. With a “Some Enchanted Evening” theme, the night promises a glamorous setting, dancing, and a 1940s post-war vibe at Quail Hollow Club, 3700 Gleneagles Road. Individual tickets cost $250. charlotteconcerts.org/2019-crown-jewels-ball/


February 15-17

The nation’s best basketball players will be competing in the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend, and while tickets to the 68th-annual game on Feb. 17 aren’t open to the public, there will be more than 150 ticketed and non-ticketed events over the three days. Check out the NBA All-Star Celebrity game at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at Bojangles’ Coliseum and the Rising Stars game at 9 p.m. Feb. 15 at Spectrum Center. Tickets start at $30. nbaevents.com


February 22-24

For the latest trends in interior design and outdoor living, head to the Southern Spring Home & Garden Show. Beginning at 10 a.m., the show will feature hundreds of exhibitors that draw on Southern tradition to give you the best advice and goods for your home. Meet TV celebrities, sample wine, and try gourmet foods at the Park Expo and Conference Center, 800 Briar Creek Road. Tickets are $10. charlottespringhomeandgardenshow.com


February 24

From “Landslide” to “Go Your Own Way,” Fleetwood Mac has been topping charts since the group formed in 1967. This British-American rock group is coming to Charlotte for An Evening with Fleetwood Mac, a concert on their latest tour. See Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood, and the other band members at Spectrum Center, 333 E. Trade St. The show begins at 8 p.m. and tickets start at $69. fleetwoodmac.com


Header image: Actor Michael B. Jordan plays defense against singers Quavo and Justin Bieber at the 2018 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.

Gutter photo cred: Getty Images

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