‘Great White Shark’
1 and 3 p.m. (also various times Friday, Saturday and through Nov. 13). The Charlotte Observer IMAX Dome Theatre at Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St. $10; $9 for kids and seniors. www.discoveryplace.org.
Shot in South Africa, New Zealand, Mexico and California, the IMAX film examines the truth behind the giant fish that was stigmatized after its portrayal in Steven Spielberg’s 1975 movie “Jaws.”
North Carolina Baroque Orchestra
3 p.m. Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Main St. Requested donation of $15 ($10 for students and seniors, free for kids younger than 12). Info: email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This period instrument orchestra will feature baroque horns, flutes, oboes, strings and harpsichord in a program of Music for the Sun King (Handel, Rameau, Lully and Telemann). Frances Blaker conducts.
‘From the Garage’
10 a.m.-6 p.m. (also Friday and Saturday). NASCAR Hall of Fame, 400 E. Martin Luther King Blvd. $19.95, $17.95 for seniors and military, $12.95 for kids 5-12. www.nascarhall.com.
The new exhibit – subtitled “Street Rides of NASCAR Stars” – explores what some of the sport’s most well-known names drive when they’re not on the track, and what drew them to these one-of-a-kind vehicles.