Your guide to Saturday’s entertainment in Charlotte


Barry Manilow

8 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $19.75-$129.75. www.ticketmaster.com.

The 71-year-old easy-listening king brings the ’70s back to the arena with songs like “Mandy” and “Copacabana (At the Copa)” as part of his “One Last Time Tour.” With saxophonist Dave Koz.


‘The Wrecking Crew’

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

This new documentary tells the story of the unsung studio musicians who produced the “West Coast Sound” of the 1960s and ’70s, Their flair and musicianship helped drive No. 1 hits from the Beach Boys to Frank Sinatra to Glen Campbell to many more A-listers. Charlotte’s John Tosco, founder of the Tosco Music Party, will perform at 7 p.m. and speak after the 7:30 p.m. movie.


Chris Botti

8 p.m. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $20-$94.50. www.blumenthalarts.org.

The jazz-pop trumpeter, now 52, has played with a range of artists as wide as anyone working in the business today. He brings his band to Charlotte as part of a tour that has gone on for the better part of a decade.


Warrior Dash

Waves go off every 15 minutes from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville. $90. www.warriordash.com.

The 3-mile course will challenge athletes to navigate a dozen obstacles, from using ropes to climb over walls to crawling through mud pits. All participants get a warrior “helmet” (more like a big, fuzzy hat) and a medal.