'Romeo and Juliet' Student Night at the Opera
Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St.
Friday, 7 p.m.: The final dress rehearsal before the opera opens to the public Sunday is also ‘Student Night.’ Regional K-12 students and their chaperones can see the classic tale of star-crossed lovers for a discounted $5.82 for those under 18, $10.74 for adults. www.blumenthalarts.org
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Friday through Jan. 31: The first day of Charlotte’s Restaurant Week features 125 restaurants with three-course meals for $30 or $35 per person. See www.charlotterestaurantweek.com for participating restaurants and menus.
Dance Theatre of Harlem
Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St.
Friday, 8 p.m.: The world-renowned ballet company performs in Charlotte. Tickets $19.50 - $86.50. Performances also Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. www.blumenthalarts.org
USC Lancaster Bundy Auditorium, 476 Hubbard Dr., Lancaster, S.C.
Saturday, 7:30 p.m.: “A Salute to the Eagles,” performs songs by the legendary band. Tickets $40, www.lancastercitysc.com/performingarts.
Charlotte Running Club’s Winter Classic 8K and 4K
McAlpine Creek Park, 8711 Monroe Road
Saturday, 2 p.m.: Run the longer 8K for $40 ($30 for CRC members) or 4K for $35 ($25 for members). Register at crcwinterclassic.racesonline.com.