Guide to Friday events in the Charlotte area

05/22/2014 12:13 PM

05/22/2014 12:14 PM

Sports

Charlotte Knights

7:05 p.m. BB&T Ballpark, 324 S. Mint St. $8-$10. www.charlotteknights.com.

Come dressed as your favorite “Star Wars” character as the team takes on Indianapolis during a theme night that celebrates stuff that happened “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.” There’ll also be a postgame fireworks display.

Celebrity appearance

RJ Mitte

7 p.m. Lake Norman High School, 186 Doolie Road, Mooresville. $10 for improv show (tickets: email actorLNHS@gmail.com or call 704-799-8555); minimum $10 donation for meet-and-greet.

The actor best known as Walt Jr. from TV’s “Breaking Bad” will perform with students. Then, 8:30-9:30, he’ll sign autographs and pose for photos (donations will go to Shriners Hospitals for Children).

Music

Cracker

6 p.m. Fountain Plaza at NC Music Factory, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $5. www.ncmusicfactory.com.

The veteran alternative rock band returns to ring in the weekend at the weekly concert series, where it undoubtedly will revisit early-1990s hits like “Low” and “Teen Angst (What the World Needs Now).”

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