Your guide to Friday’s entertainment in Charlotte


Charlotte Knights

7:05 p.m. BB&T Ballpark, 324 S. Mint St. $8-$17. www.charlotteknights.com.

After the team plays the Scranton RailRiders, fans can participate in the “Tennis Ball Toss” ($3 for five chances to throw one into bucket targets placed on the field) for prizes. After that: fireworks.


‘Jazz at the Bechtler’

6 and 8:15 p.m. Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 S. Tryon St. $14 ($8 members). www.bechtler.org.

Ziad Jazz Quartet celebrates five years of the series with two Fan Favorites concerts. At the 6 p.m. concert, Peter Rubino will speed-sculpt a bust of one of the seminal figures of mid-century jazz.


Deon Cole

8 and 10:15 p.m. (also 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday). The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $18-$25. 980-321-4702.

The former “Conan” writer is also a standup comic and actor (who can be seen now on ABC sitcom “Black-ish” and soon on TBS sitcom “Angie Tribeca,” co-created by Steve Carell).