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Gala-time events

compiled by Q-Notes staff
The HRC Carolinas Gala brings with it more events than just the Saturday evening dinner and fundraiser. Throughout the week prior to the dinner, check out these events happening around the Queen City.

“WE Dine” Tuesday, Feb. 12
The Gala is parodied as Presto Bar & Grill is transformed into an HRC “Diner.”
445 West Trade St. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Cost: $25
Tickets available at Paper Skyscraper, White Rabbit and the Lesbian and Gay Community Center of Charlotte

“WE Takeover” Friday, Feb. 15
(Takeover Friday)
The Charlotte Westin Bar 10. 601 South College St. 5-10 p.m. Cost: Free.

“WE Crawl” Friday, Feb. 15
(Block Party)
Tutto Mondo/Pewter Rose. 1820 South Blvd. 10 p.m. Cost: $10.

“WE Play” Saturday, Feb. 16
(Various Sporting/Athletic Groups)
HRC Fun Run
The Charlotte Westin. 601 South College St. 9 a.m. Cost: Free.

Gala Dinner Saturday, Feb. 16
Charlotte Convention Center. 501 South College S.
Doors Open at 5 p.m. Cocktails and Silent Auction, 5–6:45 p.m.
Dinner and Program, 6:45-9:45 p.m. After Party, 9:45–11:30 p.m.

HRC Lounge Saturday, Feb. 16
The Charlotte Westin, Ember Grille. 601 South College St. 10 p.m.–1 a.m. Cost: Free.

“WE Conclude” Sunday, Feb. 17
(Sunday Tea Dance)
The Forum with DJ David Knapp. 300 North College St. 5 p.m. Cost: $15.

info: www.hrccarolinas.org

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