‘Illusion: Nothing Is as It Seems’
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 for adults, $12 for kids and seniors. www.discoveryplace.org.
Organized by the Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin, the traveling exhibition is a sneak attack on the senses that playfully combines the techniques used by magicians and explored by psychologists.
African Children’s Choir
7 p.m. Arlington Baptist Church, 9801 Arlington Church Road. An offering will be taken. 704-545-4589.
The nonprofit works in seven African countries to turn children’s lives around by training them to join this touring choir, which sings traditional music from that continent.