Charlotte Symphony’s Summer Pops
8:15-9:45 p.m. Symphony Park, SouthPark. $10 for adults (free for kids younger than 18). 704-972-2000.
Bring a blanket, tarp or low-backed chair and enjoy the fresh air while listening to the orchestra’s Americana-esque concert conducted by Albert-George Schram. Tenya Colemon Quartet does the prelude performance.
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Quicken Loans 400 Viewing Party
1 p.m. NASCAR Hall of Fame, 400 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $10. www.nascarhall.com.
Watch the action inside the 278-seat High Octane Theater, which has rocking seats and a 64-foot-wide curved screen with surround sound. Two large side screens will feature direct-from-track, commercial-free in-car feeds of two drivers.