8 and 10:15 p.m. (also 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday). The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. www.cltcomedyzone.com.
The Michigan native broke big upon winning NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” in 2004, and has gone on to garner laughs cracking wise for Comedy Central, HBO and Conan O’Brien. He rang in 2014 with an NYE show here, too.
Jazz at the Bechtler
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.”
International Collectible and Antique Show
9 a.m.-5 p.m. (also Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday). Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Road. $5 (good all three 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.
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