Federated Auto Parts 400 Viewing Party
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; race starts at 7:30. NASCAR Hall of Fame, 400 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $10. 704-654-4400.
Watch the race at the Belk High Octane Theater, which features a 64-foot screen with surround sound. Tickets include one free simulator ride and use of a race scanner to listen to driver and crew dialogues. Food, soft drinks, beer and wine will be available.
‘Do You Love Me?’
8 p.m. Duke Family Performance Hall at Davidson College. $15 (discounts for students, faculty/staff, seniors and youth) at www.davidson.edu/tickets.
Davidson College’s most notable vocal duo – Jacquelyn Culpepper and Dan Boye – will present a program including songs from Broadway musicals written by Gershwin, Cole Porter, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Irving Berlin.
7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday (also 8 and 10:15 p.m. Friday). The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $17.50-$22.50. 980-321-4702.
Best known for his engaging, relatable stand-up and iconic baritone-voiced character The Love Master, the comedian has also appeared on TV shows such as “Parks & Recreation” and “The Bold & The Beautiful.”
8 p.m. (also Friday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, with additional performances through Sept. 22). Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. $25-$27. www.theatrecharlotte.org.
The Jule Styne-Stephen Sondheim musical loosely based on the memoirs of burlesque legend Gypsy Rose Lee, whose mother is willing to go to any lengths to transform her daughters into stars.
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