Starting tonight (but you’ll need to be quick) the Andy Kirkpatrick Lecture, Andy shares his experiences in Patagonia, on the Eiger & El Capitan; with proceeds to Buxton Mountain Rescue. 7.30pm (doors 7pm) £10/£6. Macclesfield Rugby Club, Priory lane. www.campfour.co.uk
After climbing that mountain you can attempt Superfreak who play Fresh on Wood Street (band on at 10.30pm). For more try: 01625 500999 www.fresh-macclesfield.co.uk
Tonight and tomorrow, MADS presentation of See How They Run, still runs at the Little Theatre, Lord St. Call for ticket availability on: 01625 611974.
Saturday also sees St Paddy’s day come early to the Hollins on Black Road, with Irish Folk Jam. 01625 424920 www.the-hollins.com
And finally, on Sunday, Bollington Chamber Concerts present: The Danel Quartet, a group of French musicians playing Haydn, Weinberg & Brahms. At the Bollington Arts Centre. 8pm. 01625 60355. www.bollingtonartscentre.org.