Entertainment

Your guide to Saturday’s entertainment in Charlotte

Beer

Battle of the Brews

3-6 p.m. Parking lot at 100 W. Park Ave. $40. www.charlottebattleofthebrews.com.

This friendly competition pits local breweries against each other for the title of best beer in town. A ticket gets you a 5-ounce tasting glass and a chance to vote. The winning brewery gets $1,000 and a title belt for its tap room.

Movie

‘The Lesson’

7:30 p.m. Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. $5-$10. www.charlottefilmsociety.org.

In this 2014 Bulgarian film, an elementary school teacher struggles, amid various financial and emotional crises, to keep her world from falling apart.

Theater

‘The Fantasticks’

8 p.m. (also Friday and April 24-25). Duke Energy Theater, Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. $20 ($15 students). www.eveningstarpro.com.

Evening Star Productions presents the Tom Jones-Harvey Schmidt musical about neighbors who decide to cultivate a romance between their children by keeping the kids apart.

Sports

Charlotte Roller Girls

6 p.m. Grady Cole Center, 310 N. Kings Drive. $12 advance tickets, $16 at the door ($7/$9 for kids). www.charlotterollergirls.com.

The club’s home opener will be a doubleheader: The Roller Girls All-Stars will play first, against the Gate City Roller Girls All-Stars; then the B-Dazzlers take on the Greensboro Counterstrike. Fans are encouraged to wear purple.

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