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June 26, 2014

Saturday events in the Charlotte area

The game-show-inspired 5K obstacle run features 12 larger-than-life obstacles, including the Wrecking Ball, the Sweeper, Jump Balls and an enormous inflatable waterslide. This is an untimed event open to ages 13 and older.

Adventure

ROC Race

Start times vary. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway South. $72-$82. www.rocrace.com/charlotte.

The game-show-inspired 5K obstacle run features 12 larger-than-life obstacles, including the Wrecking Ball, the Sweeper, Jump Balls and an enormous inflatable waterslide. This is an untimed event open to ages 13 and older.

Theater

‘Passing Strange’

8 p.m. (also Friday). Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St. $26. 704-342-2251.

Final chance to see Stew’s musical about a young bohemian who journeys from middle-class black America to Amsterdam, Berlin and beyond.

Shopping

Metrolina Fashion Exchange

8 a.m.-5 p.m. (also 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday). Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Road. $2 early admission fee before 9 a.m. www.metrolinafashionexchange.com.

The semi-annual upscale consignment sale offers women’s and teens’ clothing, shoes, designer purses, designer jeans, swimwear, jewelry and more.

Music

‘Extreme A Cappella 2’

3 and 8 p.m. Duke Energy Theater, 345 N. College St. $15-$20. 704-372-1000.

Carolina Voices’ Impromptu ensemble performs hits from a variety of genres – “I Feel the Earth Move,” by Carole King; “Brave,” by Sara Bareilles; “Happy,” by Pharrell Williams; “Georgia,” by Ray Charles, and more.

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