Checkers vs. Norfolk
1 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $22.87-$123.40. www.gocheckers.com.
Promotions galore: The first 1,000 women through the gates get a free cup in observance of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day; stop by Queen City Q before the game to receive a player-autographed pint glass; bring a nonperishable food item and receive a free ticket to the game on April 11 and a coupon for free chips and queso at Salsarita’s; and fans can skate on the ice after the game for $7 ($5 if you bring your own skates). Also, it’s Chubby’s birthday!
An Evening With Garrison Keillor
7 p.m. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $25-$64.50. 704-372-1000.
See the man who every week provides the voice that captivates more than 17 million listeners of syndicated public radio variety show “A Prairie Home Companion.”