Saturday events in the Charlotte area

09/04/2014 10:38 AM

09/04/2014 10:39 AM


106.5 End of Summer Weenie Roast

12:30 p.m. PNC Music Pavilion, 707 Pavilion Blvd. $32.51-$91.84.

With the exception of headliner Weezer and ’90s rock staple Fuel, the annual festival’s lineup puts the “new” back in the station’s new rock format, with current rock acts like Fitz & the Tantrums and Foster the People and hot up-and-comers Foxy Shazam, Wild Cub, Iamdynamite, the Pretty Reckless, Bear Hands, Flagship, Big Data, and J. Roddy Walston & the Business.


International Collectibles and Antiques Show

9 a.m.-5 p.m. (also Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday). Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Road. $5 (covers all four days).

Browse home decor, antique furniture, collectibles, art, jewelry, rugs, crafts, vintage toys and games, silver, pottery, china and more. There’s a free Appraisal Fair on Saturday, so bring an item and find out what it’s worth.


Friends Council Rock & Read 5K

8 a.m. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Plaza Midwood Branch, 1623 Central Ave. $5-$30.

The course will feature live music at every mile and a festival atmosphere at the finish line. In addition to the 5K (walkers welcome!), there’ll be a 1-mile fun run and a kids’ dash. Proceeds benefit the library system.


‘River City’

8 p.m. (also Friday and various performances through Sept. 20). 650 E. Stonewall St. $26-$31. 704-342-2251.

Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte does the world premiere of Diana Grisanti’s play about a woman who goes back to her old Kentucky home to uncover racial secrets.

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