MAY 15 -- Dinner & Wine. Monty's Seafood Grill presents a five-course meal. It features roasted beef citrus salad, seared sea scallops, seared duck breast, seared New Zealand lamb, chocolate strawberry shortcake and other delights. Wines from Napa Cellars include Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah and Zinfandel. $60. Monty's Seafood Grill, 15205 John J Delaney Drive. 704-541-0377. www.montys-grill.com.
MAY 16 -- Mix At Six. Start your weekend off by slurping up drinks from Rustic Martini. The lounge offers half-priced mixed drinks on Fridays. The menu features a variety of selections from Rustic premium martinis, vodka martinis, flavored martinis, gin martinis, champagnes and wines. Cost varies. 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Rustic Martini, 616 N. Tryon St. 704-488-9263. www.rusticmartini.net.
MAY 16 -- Lymin On The Green. Enjoy a relaxing party on the terrace of Gallery Restaurant. Each Friday, Gallery offers appetizers, weekly cocktail specials and Caribbean-themed music. Cost varies. 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Ballantyne Resort (Gallery Restaurant), 1000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway. 704-248-4100. www.ballantyneresort.com.