7:30 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $30.80-$112.05. www.ticketmaster.com.
Among the RAW and Smackdown stars scheduled to appear are John Cena, right, Sheamus, Big Show and Dolph Ziggler, and the WWE championship will be on the line when Ryback squares off against CM Punk.
7:30 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $52.75-$128.65. www.ticketmaster.com.
The veteran rock band behind classic-rock hits like “Tom Sawyer” and “Time Stand Still” tours in support of its 20th studio album, “Clockwork Angels,” which was released in June.
‘The Commedia Pinocchio’
7:30 p.m. (also various performances through Nov. 18). ImaginOn, 300 E. Seventh St. $16. www.ctcharlotte.org.
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte does another of Lane Riosley’s popular, boisterous commedia dell’arte revisions of a well-known children’s story.
In this Walt Disney Animation Studios comedy-adventure, video-game bad guy Ralph (voiced by John C. Reilly) decides to turn the tables by setting off on a journey through multiple generations of video games to prove he’s got what it takes to be a hero. Also featuring the voices of Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch and Sarah Silverman. Details: www.disney.com/wreck-it-ralph.
WIN TICKETS! “Wreck-It Ralph” (rated PG) opens on Friday, Nov. 2 … but The Charlotte Observer is giving away 30 pairs of tickets to an advance screening (in 3D) scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1. Come to the security console in the main lobby of the Charlotte Observer building, 600 S. Tryon St., between noon and 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29. You may take either one or two passes (good for two people each) while supplies last.