Southern Women’s Show
10 a.m.-5 p.m. (also 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday). Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S. College St. $10 online, $12 at the door; $6 for ages 6-12. www.southernshows.com.
The annual extravaganza offers shopping, cooking ideas, healthy lifestyle tips, fashion shows, celebrity guests and prizes.
‘Alien Worlds and Androids’
Noon-5 p.m. (also 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday). Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St. $15, $12 for kids and seniors (includes museum admission). www.discoveryplace.org.
Final chance to see the exhibit that explores the difference between aliens and androids, the influence of science fiction on modern technology and the technologies being used to search for extraterrestrial life.