Entertainment

Your guide to Saturday’s entertainment in Charlotte

More than 10,000 people have participated in The Color Run 5k to raise funds for Habitat For Humanity in the past.
More than 10,000 people have participated in The Color Run 5k to raise funds for Habitat For Humanity in the past. MARTY PRICE

Running

The Color Run

8 a.m. Charlotte Motor Speedway’s zMAX Dragway, 6570 Bruton Smith Blvd., Concord. $50 ($45 per person if registering a team of four or more runners). www.thecolorrun.com/charlotte.

The race famous for blasting participants with colored powder (just corn starch, not real paint!) introduces its “Shine Tour,” which promises all-new “glittery race attractions.” It’s 5 kilometers, and not timed.

Fundraiser

Bends, Brunch & Bubbly

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Pure Body Fitness, 2102 South Blvd. $25. www.eventbrite.com (search “Bends, Brunch & Bubbly).

The yoga-inspired brunch and charity event for Always Believe Inc. and the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption will feature a panel of “dynamic Charlotte-area women,” bottomless mimosas, music and food.

Festival

The Kinfolks Soul Food Festival

4 p.m. Route 29 Pavilion, 5650 Sandusky Blvd., Concord. $35-$68. www.ilovesoulfood.com.

The sixth annual event offers music, shopping, food (of course) and soul/R&B performances by Stephanie Mills, Freddie Jackson, El Debarge, Michel’le and Rick James and the Stone City Band and many others.

Convention

ConCarolinas

Friday-Sunday (see website for complete schedule of events). Embassy Suites, 5400 John Q. Hammons Drive NW, Concord. $20-$50. www.concarolinas.org.

The sci-fi convention, now in its 14th year, will feature “Battlestar Galactica” star Michael Hogan, “Mystery Science Theater 3000” creator Joel Hodgson, panels, writing workshops, costume contests and more.

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