Dixie Gun and Knife Show
10 a.m.-5 p.m. (also 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday). Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Road. $8 (12 and younger free). www.dixiegunandknifeshow.com.
The largest show of its kind in the Carolinas offers the opportunity to buy, sell or trade antique and modern guns; military and sporting guns; surplus and accessories; and hunting, camping and outdoor recreational equipment.
‘The Story of the Little Gentleman’
2 p.m. (also various performances through Dec. 28). ImaginOn, 300 E. Seventh St. $14. 704-973-2828.
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte’s play – taken from Barbro Lindren’s short novel about a lonely man who finds a friend – embodies the spirit of the season.