3:30 p.m., Sharon United Methodist Church, 4411 Sharon Road. $15 ($12 seniors/students, $35 family). www.charlottecivicorchestra.org.
The Charlotte Civic Orchestra plays Gustav Holst’s “The Planets,” plus new “Earth” and “Pluto” movements by Charlotte composer Ronald Parks. SouthPark Women’s Chorus, Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club and Schiele Museum’s planetarium collaborate.
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Civil War Reenactment
2 p.m. (also Saturday). Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road. $8; $7 for seniors and students; 5 and younger free. www.lattaplantation.org.
A battle reenacting the end of the Civil War will play out on the front lawn; bring your own chair. Before and afterward, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., visitors can experience 1865 Charlotte through demonstrations, exhibits, living history farm animals, live music, food vendors and a ladies’ tea party (at noon).