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International Collectible

and Antique Show

Thu 1.2 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (open daily through Jan. 5). Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Road. $5 (good all four days). www.icashow.com.

Browse home decor, antiques, fine wood furniture, collectibles, art, jewelry, rugs, crafts, vintage toys, games, silver, pottery, china, silver, re-purposed items, sustainable goods, outdoor decor, fresh produce and more.

Music

Jazz at the Bechtler

Fri 1.3 6 and 8:15 p.m. Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 S. Tryon St. $12 (free for members). 704-353-9200.

Hear the Ziad Jazz Quartet perform post-holiday blues. The song selection includes Horace Silver’s “Cookin’ at the Continental” and “The Jody Grind,” Oliver Nelson’s “Butch and Butch” and Lee Morgan’s “Our Man Higgins.”

Holiday

Twelfth Night Backcountry Celebration

Sat 1.4 6-7:30 p.m. Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Drive. $10 ($8 for members); $5 for kids 6-12. www.charlottemuseum.org.

Celebrate Twelfth Night – a festival observed by the Scots-Irish that marks the coming of the Epiphany – with carol singing, cider, Twelfth Night cake, costumed re-enactors, a strolling violinist and docent-led tours.

Music

Jay-Z

Sat 1.4 8 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $42.55-$143.20. 800-745-3000.

The king of hip-hop brings his Magna Carter World Tour to the Queen City, where he’ll rhyme his way through current raps as well as time-tested megahits like “99 Problems” and “Big Pimpin’.”

Music

Winter Jam

Sun 1.5 6 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $10 at the door. www.jamtour.com.

The annual Christian music tour this year features Newsboys, Lecrae, Tenth Avenue North, Thousand Foot Krutch, Plumb and many more guest performers.

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