Laugh for the Cure
7:15 p.m. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $45-$75. 704-372-1000.
The Komen Charlotte event – which raises thousands of dollars for the fight against breast cancer annually – will include hors d’oeuvres, silent and live auctions and a PG-13 comedy show featuring stand-up by Tammy Pescatelli.
10:30 a.m., 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. Discovery Place’s The Charlotte Observer IMAX Dome Theatre, 301 N. Tryon St. $10 ($9 for kids 2-13 and older than 60). 704-372-6261.
A new IMAX documentary “offers an inspiring and unique look into the Hubble Space Telescope’s legacy and highlights its profound impact on the way people view the universe and themselves.” The 44-minute, G-rated film is narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio.
Noon. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. Tickets start at $15, with $5 going to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. www.gocheckers.com/starwars (enter promo code: Skywalker).
The minor-league hockey team celebrates Star Wars Day during its game against the Texas Stars. Come dressed as a Star Wars character, or get your picture taken with some of your favorite characters.
7 and 9:30 p.m. (also 8 and 10:15 p.m. Friday). The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $20-$25. www.cltcomedyzone.com.
The stand-up comedian is a veteran of MADtv, Comedy Central, Def Comedy Jam, and specials on HBO and Showtime.
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