Catch the Cats: Bobcats vs. Dallas Mavericks. 7 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena. 704-522-6500.
Due on DVD: “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2,” “Up the Yangtze,” “Wall-E.”
Ice It: Checkers vs. South Carolina Stingrays. 7 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena. 704-522-6500.
Acrobatics, Dance, Fun: Traces. 7:30 p.m. Spirit Square. (Through Sunday.) www.blumen thalcenter.org.
Christmas Rock: Trans-Siberian Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena. 704-522-6500.
Can We Talk to Each Other After the Election? A community discussion with local officials. 7p.m. Covenant Presbyterian Church. 704-336-2424.
Cool Country: Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson. 8 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena. 704-522-6500.
“Gershwin, Mozart & Adams”: Charlotte Symphony. 8 p.m. Belk Theater. (Also Saturday.) 704-372-1000.
Carolina Living Green Expo: Learn to be environmentally friendly. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Through Sunday.) Cabarrus Arena. www.carolina livinggreenexpo.com.
Due in Theaters: Popular novel series for young adults, “Twilight,” comes to the screen.
“Charlotte: The Opera”: Pittsburgh's Squonk Opera company does Charlotte. 2 and 8 p.m. Spirit Square. (Also 3 p.m. Sunday.) www.blumenthalcenter.org.
Harvest Day: Gastonia's Schiele Museum celebrates fall 18th-century style. 10a.m.-4p.m. www.schielemuseum.org.
South African Voices: Soweto Gospel Choir. 7p.m. Belk Theater. www.blumenthalcen ter.org
Brazilian Beats: Singer-guitarist Reinaldo Brahn. 2 p.m. Pura Vida Worldly Art. Free. www.puravidaart.com.