7 and 9:30 p.m. (also 8 and 10:15 p.m. Friday). The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $15-$18. www.cltcomedyzone.com.
Stand-up from the co-creator of TBS comedy “Sullivan & Son,” star of 2010 Comedy Central special “The Byrne Identity” and character actor who has appeared in the films like “Couples Retreat.”
2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Stage Door Theater, Fifth and College streets. $18 advance, $21 door. www.blumenthalarts.org.
Legacy Theatre Production Company offers six short plays – comedy, drama, suspense – involving cliffhangers, most of them related to marital issues.
8 p.m. Booth Playhouse. 130 N. Tryon St. $20. www.blumenthalarts.org.
Students and professionals from Queen City Ballroom demonstrate all types of dance, using an espionage theme to tie together the presentation.
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. $12.95 ($11.95 for seniors, $6.95 for kids 2-12). www.dsbg.org.
While wildlife biologist Susan Campbell traps, bands and releases hummingbirds, visitors can observe, ask questions and help release the tiny birds. Before and after, enjoy the Garden, its fountains and its conservatory.