‘Million Dollar Arm’
Fri 5.16 2-11 p.m. (also 10 a.m.-11 p.m. May 17 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 18). $15 in advance, $25 at the door, $10 for ages 6-12 ($30 in advance, $40 at the door May 17). Misty Meadows Farm, 455 Providence Road S., Weddington. www.drumstrong.com.
The annual “Rhythm + Arts Festival” will feature live music from Railroad Earth, The Felice Brothers, Kopecky Family Band, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, Chatham County Line and many others; art and crafts; games including disc golf; food and beer; yoga and a drum circle.
Sun 5.18 1-7 p.m. Queens University of Charlotte, 1900 Selwyn Ave. $65, $25 for kids 12-17, $10 for kids 6-11. www.festaitalianacharlotte.org.
Admission includes unlimited complimentary Italian food, wines, prosecco, Peroni beer, live entertainment and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit Nevins, which provides care to developmentally disabled adults in Mecklenburg County.