It's that weekend, y'all! We're highlighting the Top 5 places to catch the Final 4 Games of the NCAA Tournament, and we've got a lot of other goodies for you. Read on!
Cat Fly Film Festival at various venues around town:
Night 1: Red Carpet Night featuring horror and drama films @ Amplified Media & Magnetic Theatre, 5:30-9 pm ($15)
Night 2: Comedy & Curls featuring comedy films and stand-up @ Habitat Brewing, 5:30-9 ($15)
Night 3: Community Night featuring artsy/experimental films and music videos @ Trade & Lore Coffee, 7-9 ($10)
Weekend passes $35
This is Our Youth at 35 below shows at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2:30 p.m. on Sundays: Written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and Pulitzer prize-nominated playwright Kenneth Lonergen, set at the dawn of the Reagan era.
CreativeMornings Asheville, a networking event held at the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design, begins at 8:30 a.m. and features storyteller Connie Regan-Blake.
Saturday (April Fool’s Day!)
Twin Leaf Tea Beer Launch!, 2-7 p.m. at Twin Leaf Brewing: Twin Leaf launches “Elevensies,” a Wild Earl-tea infused brew, which they’ll serve with cookies and actual tea.
The Happening, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at The Salvage Station: “Art, music, and fun” courtesy of EZ Productions and the Undergrowth
A vintage bottle and barrel sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., hosted by Wicked Weed Brewing at its Funkatorium taproom on Coxe Avenue; shop for bourbon, gin and wine barrels, as well as a limited amount of vintage sour beer bottles.
The Final Four games of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament will be played on Saturday evening. South Carolina and Gonzaga face off at 6:09 p.m., and North Carolina and Oregan tip at 8:49 p.m. Consider watching at a local restaurant/bar, including: Frazier’s Tavern, Creekside Taphouse, Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack, Buffalo Nickel and Bier Garden.
Check out the Punk flea market and swap meet, 1-6 p.m. at Static Age Records on North Lexington Avenue in downtown; shop for old punk T-shirts, pins, patches, records and more.
American Homebrewers Association Rally, noon to 3 p.m. at Sierra Nevada’s Mills River Brewery in Mills River; celebrate local home brewers.