▪ Drac and the gang are back as Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg and Selena Gomez re-team for the third installment in the animated spooky comedy franchise. “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” finds the family out of the hotel and hitting the beach (not sure how vampires and a mummy will react to the sand and sun). Check local listings for times, locations and prices.
▪ Catherine Belknap and Natalie Telfer — the two moms behind the viral video series “Mom Truths” and co-hosts of the streaming Facebook Live series “The Cat & Nat Show” — go from computer screen to the Knight Theater stage with “The Fun Show with Cat & Nat.” Dishing on kids, relationships and men, the duo meets motherhood with a bottle of wine and a bellyful of laughs. 8 p.m. $25-$100.
▪ Fayetteville native-turned-actor/comedian Affion Crockett returns to his home state for a three-night run at The Comedy Zone, which continues through Saturday. His bag of impressions covers hip-hop royalty like Jay-Z and Kanye, while his movie roles have placed him alongside Marlon Wayans, Adam Sandler and Kevin Hart and as a guest on hit shows like ABC’s “Black-ish.” 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Friday and 7 and 9:30 p.m. $20.
▪ Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson tests your suspension of disbelief in his latest action-adventure, “Skyscraper,” which finds the former pro wrestler scaling a burning building after leaping from the arm of a crane 100 stories above street level. Why is he risking it all this time? For his wife and twin children, who are trapped inside. Check local listings for times, locations and prices.
▪ The Intergalactic Bead Show at Cabarrus Arena in Concord features all the tools to ignite your creativity — or purchase someone else’s. The retail/wholesale event finds more than 50 juried vendors selling lampworked, vintage, glass, globe, gemstones, ceramic and pearls, as well as charms, pendants and supplies to tie it all together. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $5.
▪ Charlotte improv troupe the Chuckleheads star in the Hip Hip Red Clay Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza at Red Clay Ciderworks. Sip on ciders like a Hoppin’ Good Thyme or Cherry Bobbin’ Troll as the laugh-worthy music, games and audience participation unfold before you. It’s an unscripted show where the audience gets to call the shots (sort of). 6 p.m. $15.
▪ Dance clubs can be a mixed bag, but at A King and a Prince — hosted by Snug Harbor — customers know exactly what to expect: covers of songs by the king of pop Michael Jackson and his gone-too-soon contemporary Prince, from hits to deep cuts to remixes thrown in for good measure. 10 p.m. $10.
▪ It’s a flashback to the ’70s and ’80s as Chicago and REO Speedwagon join forces on the road this summer. The horn-powered pop veterans behind “If You Leave Me Now” and “25 or 6 to 4” and the purveyors of arena-ready ballads like “Can’t Fight This Feeling” and “Keep On Loving You” turn the clocks back for a hit-packed night at PNC Music Pavilion. 7 p.m. $25-$173.33.
▪ Snapchat comedian and social media star Heather Land’s I Ain’t Doin’ It Tour brings the relatable single mom’s tales of failed marriages, failed diets and a list of other things she “ain’t doin’” again to Ovens Auditorium. 8 p.m. $31-$51.
▪ Vegan chefs from around the region compete for the title of best macaroni and cheese (minus the cheese) at Vegan Outreach’s Mac Down Charlotte. Chefs from Zizi’s, Viva Raw, Lady Go-Go’s, Nourish, Good Life Café and others will help you expand your definition of mac n’ cheese. Come to C3 Lab to cast your vote for your favorite. 7 p.m. $15.