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Cool things to do in Charlotte this week

Tuesday, 8 p.m. The acclaimed Texan songwriter goes acoustic Americana with his latest album, “Happy Prisoner: The Bluegrass Sessions.” Tickets $28-$30. www.neighborhood theatre.com.
Tuesday, 8 p.m. The acclaimed Texan songwriter goes acoustic Americana with his latest album, “Happy Prisoner: The Bluegrass Sessions.” Tickets $28-$30. www.neighborhood theatre.com. Getty

Kids LiveWell

Wolfgang Puck Pizza Bar, 6706-C Phillips Place Court

MondayOn the remaining Mondays in July, kids eat free from the kids’ menu at Wolfgang Puck Pizza Bar. It’s a deal to celebrate the fourth anniversary of “Kids LiveWell,” a collaboration between the National Restaurant Association and Healthy Dining, a group founded by public health nutrition experts and aimed at identifying healthy recipes and meals offered at restaurants.

Country Blues Workshop

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Plaza Midwood Branch, 1623 Central Ave.

Monday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Explore blues music from the 1920s and ’30s, and hear a special performance from Sidewalk Bob, a member of the Charlotte Blues Society.

Bojangles’ Summer Shootout - First Responder Night

Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 S. Concord Parkway, Concord

Tuesday, 5-10 p.m. CMS honors local police, firefighters and EMS as they do “beat and bang” on 2-ton school buses around the quarter-mile frontstretch in the final school bus race of the Summer Shootout season. Also Legend Car and Bandolero racing. Tickets $8, 13 and under free.

Robert Earl Keen

Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St.

Tuesday, 8 p.m. The acclaimed Texan songwriter goes acoustic Americana with his latest album, “Happy Prisoner: The Bluegrass Sessions.” Tickets $28-$30. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.

Don’t Dress for Dinner

Davidson Community Players at Duke Family Performance Hall, 205 Faculty Drive, Davidson

Thursday 8 p.m. (through Sunday) A comedic look at a case of a mistaken identity is at the heart of this play about Bernard, who has the perfect evening planned for his mistress … or so he thinks. Tickets $12-$27. www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org.

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