Rural Hill Sheepdog Trials and Dog Festival
8 a.m.-5 p.m. (also Sunday). Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville. $10; $7 for kids 5-12. 704-875-3113.
Border collies will perform sheep herding skills while other pups will demonstrate agility, flyball and other skills. Visitors also can check out historic displays, navigate the farm’s huge corn maze and more. Leashed pets welcome.
7 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $21.40-$114.90. www.gocheckers.com.
The minor-league hockey team faces off against Chicago on Military Appreciation Night, which includes a digital camo hat giveaway and an Air Force swear-in ceremony.
7 and 9:30 p.m. (also 8 and 10:15 p.m. Saturday). The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $20-$22. 980-321-4702.
The Korean-American comedian – who has opened for Pauly Shore and Carlos Mencia – didn’t get his parents’ blessing over his career of choice until he appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”
‘Get Your Life Back’
8 p.m. McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. $32.50-$37.50. www.blumenthalarts.org.
The play “deals with the true issues of life that reign in the lives of many people, unaware of how to release the shame, hurt, disappointment, or guilt from their past.” Starring Juanita Bynum and Venetia Lewis.
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