Hornets vs. Orlando Magic
Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St.
Wednesday, 8 p.m.: Catch Kemba Walker lead the Hornets in their final regular-season game. Tickets $19.50 and up, www.ticketmaster.com.
Mini-Masters Workshop: Sweet Treat Collage
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road
Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.: Little artists ages 3-5 look for dainty dessert dishes on view in “Portals to the Past: British Ceramics,” decorate their own painted papers and create a cool ice cream collage. Cost $16 non-members, $12 Mint members. www.mintmuseum.org
William Shakespeare’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’
Duke Energy Theater, 345 N. College St.
Thursday, 7:30 p.m.: See Shakespeare’s fable of jealousy, love and the price of both. Tickets $10-$20, performances through April 24. www.blumenthalarts.org
Visulite Theatre, 1615 Elizabeth Ave.
Friday, 9 p.m.: This Charlottesville string band is led by guitarist Jesse Harper and banjo wiz Adam Larrabee. Tickets $12/$15, www.visulite.com.
How to Feed your Southerner
President James K. Polk State Historic Site, 12031 Lancaster Highway, Pineville
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.: Join historical cook Clarissa Lynch for a cooking demonstration centered on Sunday dinner. Learn why fried chicken was a specialty, and see Lynch prepare fried chicken, gravy, biscuits and sweet potato pie over an open hearth. Cost $10 adults, $5 ages 13-17; www.nchistoricsites.org/polk.