Your guide to entertainment in Charlotte in the week ahead


‘Harriet’s Return’

Tue 3.8 7 p.m. Booth Playhouse, 100 N. Tryon St. $15-$20. www.blumenthalarts.org.

Writer-actress Karen Jones-Meadows does her one-woman show about anti-slavery icon Harriet Tubman, courtesy of the Gantt Center. She plays characters ranging in age from a little girl to a woman in her 90s.


‘Laugh for the Cure’

Thu 3.10 7:15 p.m. McGlohon Theater, Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. $65 (pre-show reception at 5:30, heavy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar) or $80 (the same plus VIP reception, free drink and goodie bag). www.blumenthalarts.org.

Bobby Collins will headline this PG-13-style show, which raises money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s fight against cancer. Live and silent auctions will be held.


‘Little Mermaid’

Fri 3.11 7:30 p.m. (also various performances through March 20). Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $25-$105. www.charlotteballet.org.

Mark Diamond has revived his choreography for Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale about a sea creature who loves a human; this time, Charlotte Ballet has new sets and costumes.


Latta Celtic Festival

Sat 3.12 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (also March 13). Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road. $8 ($7 seniors/students, free 5 and younger). www.lattaplantation.org.

Expect live music, dance, children’s activities, historical demonstrations, arts and crafts vendors, food. A separate concert from 6-9 p.m. Saturday features five bands, costs $10 and raises money for Latta Plantation.


Boyz II Men

Sat 3.12 8 p.m. Belk Theater, 100 N. Tryon St. $49.50-$94.50. www.charlottesymphony.org.

The Grammy-winning R&B harmonizers join forces with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and music director Norman Huynh for “End of the Road,” “One Sweet Day” and more.