7, 9:30 p.m. (also 10:15 p.m. Friday), The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $15-$18. 980-321-4702;
What can you expect from a New Jersey native whose show is titled the Filthy Operation tour (based on his stand-up DVD)?
2:30 8 p.m. (also Friday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday). Through Sept. 22, Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. $25-$27. 704-372-1000; carolinatix.org.
This Jule Styne-Stephen Sondheim musical explores the troubled mind of a stage mother trying to make a star of her daughter.
‘Modernism in Changing Times: Works from 1968’
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 S. Tryon St. 704-353-9200; bechtler.org.
101 works from Bechtler collection including sculpture, paintings and textiles and touches on Pop and Op art from pivotal year.
Rock & Read 5K Run/Walk
8 a.m. 5K run/walk; 9 a.m. kids’ dash at Plaza Midwood branch library, 1623 Central Ave. www.cmlibraryfriends.org.
Proceeds from fourth annual race and music festival go to library books and materials.
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