Latta Celtic Festival
10 a.m.-4 p.m. (also Sunday). 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.
7:30 p.m. Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. $5-$10. www.charlottefilmsociety.org.
A 2016 Oscar nominee for Best Foreign-Language Film, this Danish war and courtroom drama centers on a company commander stationed on the front lines in Afghanistan and on his family back home in Denmark. Post-film discussion led by Charlotte clinical psychologist Daniel Biber.
‘Art & Orchids: Flowers in Focus’
9 a.m.-5 p.m. (also Friday). Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road.
Last chance to see this vast collection of diverse and colorful orchids, paired with more than 40 stunning orchid photographs by three North Carolina photographers.
‘Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2, and 3)’
8 p.m. (also Friday). Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St. $33. www.atcharlotte.org.
Suzan-Lori Parks’ play has been described as a “distinctive and lyrical epic about a slave during the Civil War that deftly takes on questions of identity, power and freedom with a blend of humor and dignity.”