Ice Skate at Bojangles Coliseum
Bojangles Coliseum, 2700 E. Independence Blvd.
Tuesday, 7-9 p.m.: See what the $16 million renovation has done to Bojangles at this free skate session hosted by Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority and Charlotte Checkers. Limited number of skates available for $5 rental. www.crva.com
Art of Time Ensemble – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St.
Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.: The Beatles’ groundbreaking album is reimagined by Toronto’s Art of Time Ensemble. Tickets $20 - $64.50, blumenthalarts.org.
Back Alley Film Series – ‘The Interior’
Carolina Cinemas Crownpoint, 9630 Monroe Road
Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.: A young man flees Toronto after receiving a distressing medical diagnosis, trading it in for the wilderness of the British Columbian Interior. He soon learns that he is not alone, however; someone or something is pursuing him. Tickets $5 for Charlotte Film Society members, $10 for non-members.
A Shot in the Dark
U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway
Friday, 6 p.m.: Break out your headlamp (or flashlight) and running shoes for a 5K or 10K through USNWC’s trail system. Stick around afterward to enjoy s’mores, hot chocolate and beer next to the bonfire. Registration $25 through Thursday, $35 day of event. www.usnwc.org
Conscious Art: A Gallery of Artists with Special Needs
Foundation for the Carolinas, 220 N. Tryon St.
Saturday, 6:30 - 10 p.m.: Artists with special needs from across the country have submitted work for the event, which will be sold in a silent auction. Raffle and gourmet small plates included in event, which raises money for Anna’s Angels Foundation. Tickets $60; see www.annas-angels.org for more information.