Romeo & Juliet
Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St.
Thursday, 7 p.m.: The classic Shakespeare tale of star-crossed lovers presented by Opera Carolina. Tickets $19 - $150, www.carolinatix.org. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.
Studio Movie Grill, 210 E. Trade St.
Thursday, 9 p.m.: Enjoy soulful ballads and smooth, emotive beats, performed by the R&B Live Band and a roster of guests and surprise performers. Admission $12 - $52,
Miss Nelson is Missing
Davidson Day School Gordon Theatre, 750 Jetton St., Davidson
Friday, 7 p.m.: A play about Miss Nelson, who can’t control her crazy classroom because she’s just too nice. When she disappears, though, her students realize how much they miss her and try to bring her back. Tickets $10/$12, www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org.
BBA Fat Boy Bottle Share & Breakfast
Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, 4150 Yancey Road
Saturday, 8 a.m.: Bring a bottle of beer (or two or five or ten) to share with the group. Enjoy a pint of beer with buffet breakfast. Tickets $40-$50, www.facebook.com/OldeMeckBrewery/events.
Innovate 301: Homemade Hummus and Granola Bars
Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St.
Saturday, noon – 5 p.m.: Chefs from Johnson and Wales University help discovery how easy it is to make granola bars and hummus in your own kitchen. Museum admission $15 adults, $12 children/seniors. www.discoveryplace.org