Fun in Charlotte! Your Thursday rundown


Red Clay Ciderworks, 245 Clanton Road

Thursday, 6 p.m.: The March edition of the monthly networking event will include raffle prizes and complimentary beers for the first 150 attendees. http://bit.ly/1ZKB9On

Witherspoon Lecture: ‘From Ash Heap to Asteroids’

Ketner Auditorium, Sykes Learning Center, Queens University, 1900 Selwyn Ave.

Thursday, 7 p.m.: William P. Brown, a professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Ga., delivers a talk exploring connections between religion and science, “From Ash Heap to Asteroids: How Astrobiology Rewrites the Book of Job.” Free, but registration is required at http://bit.ly/1olSU93.

Hornets vs. Philadelphia 76ers

Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St.

Friday, 7 p.m.: See one of the final three home games of the regular season as the Hornets make a push to improve playoff seeding. Tickets $23.50 and up, www.ticketmaster.com.

Rural Hill Spring Food Truck Rally

Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville

Saturday, 4-8 p.m.: More than 20 of the Charlotte area’s best food trucks stop by the farm for a celebration of food, fun and friends that includes live music, children activities, hayrides and more. ruralhill.net

Bilingual Stories and Music

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road

Saturday, 11 a.m.: A fun, interactive bilingual (Spanish/English) morning incorporates music, plays and stories geared specifically for families and children ages 0-6. Free for Mint members, $5 for up to six family members. www.mintmusem.org