Mother’s Day Sip and Shop
7th Street Public Market, 224 E. Seventh St.
Friday, 3-8 p.m.: About two dozen locally owned businesses will join full-time market vendors for a semi-annual pop-up shopping event. Free sparkling wine courtesy of Assorted Table Wine Shoppe (50 glasses at 5 p.m., 50 at 6 p.m.). www.facebook.com/7thsipshop
Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway, 7301 Bruton Smith Blvd., Concord
Friday-Sunday, 11 a.m.–11 p.m.: This rock music festival includes performances from The Scorpions, Lynyrd Skynard, Alice Cooper and more. Tickets $140 single day, $235 for weekend pass; www.carolinarebellion.com.
South End Gallery Crawl (by Bike!)
Queen City Bicycles, 128 E. Park Ave.
Friday, 6-8 p.m.: Historic South End and Charlotte B-Cycle are teaming up to lead a bike tour through the participating art galleries. Bring your own bike or rent a B-Cycle. More information at southendgallerycrawl.racesonline.com.
Cotswold Farmer’s Market
Cotswold Medical Plaza, 309 S. Sharon Amity Road
Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon: See the area’s newest farmer’s market. More information about the market and vendors at www.facebook.com/cotswoldfarmersmarket.
Derby Days 2016
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road
Saturday, 3 p.m.: Derby Days brings together more than 400 of Charlotte’s young professionals to enjoy a day of live music from the Time Sawyer band, lawn games, wine and beer, food trucks and a large-screen viewing of the Kentucky Derby. Tickets $40 members, $55 non-members. derbydays.splashthat.com