Charlotte Bartenders Ball
7 p.m. Rooftop 210, 210 E. Trade St. $70-$100. www.charlottebartendersball.com.
Admission to the 15th annual party includes open bar featuring beer and top-shelf liquors, plus heavy appetizers from area restaurants and six DJs. Semi-formal attire is required; free rides home will be offered.
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7 p.m. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $29.50-$114.50. www.blumenthalarts.org.
The new age musician – whose new studio album, “Sensuous Chill,” is his 17th – joins his orchestra to perform songs from that CD, audience favorites and newly reworked arrangements of the classics.
‘Magical Moments in Opera’
4 p.m. Matthews United Methodist Church, 801 S. Trade St., Matthews. $15 ($12 students/seniors, $40 family). www.charlottecivicorchestra.org.
Soprano Virginia Gutierrez sings selections from “Carmen,” “La Boheme” and other operas; music director Geoffrey Whitehead leads the Charlotte Civic Orchestra through Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 9.