Food Truck Friday
Behind the Light Factory, 1817 Central Ave.
Friday, 5-9 p.m.: More than a dozen food trucks are expected at this year’s Plaza Midwood location. www.foodtruckfridaycharlotte.com
Jazz in the Key of Life: The 60s and 70s
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Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St.
Friday, 7:30 p.m.: The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, led by music director and trombonist Vincent Gardner, will debut more than dozen new jazz arrangements of R&B and pop classics from the 1960s and 1970s. Tickets $20 and up. www.blumenthalarts.org
Earth Day with Trees Charlotte
Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St.
Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Learn about helping Earth with hands-on activities. Trees Charlotte will be at the museum to pass out free tree seedlings that you can take home to plant. Museum admission $15 adults, $12 children. www.discoveryplace.org
JLC WearHouse Block Party
JLC WearHouse, 1117 Pecan Ave.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Junior League Charlotte’s block party will include food, music and vendors. www.facebook.com/JLCWearHouse
Hornets vs. Miami Heat
Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St.
Saturday, 5:30 p.m.: See the Hornets in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series against the Heat. Tickets $57.50 and up. www.ticketmaster.com