1:30 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $21.40-$114.90. www.gocheckers.com.
The team faces off against Lake Erie on a day full of promotions, including a megaphone giveaway, coupons for the N.C. Zoo in Asheboro, an appearance by The Hanson Brothers, and a post-game skate with the Checkers.
8 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $39.70-$67.90. 800-745-3000.
The Country Music Hall of Famer with the custom Stetson hat and the hickory baritone digs into a catalog that includes hits like “Good Ole Boys Like Me,” “I Believe in You,” “Love Is on a Roll,” and “Tulsa Time.”